(03222)   282-243

Edathiparambil Vareed Thomas

Professor

Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)


Specialization :
Farm Machinery and Power

Phone :
03222-283154 (O), 09332065816 (M)

E-mail :
vareed@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in, velanthan@rediffmail.com

RESEARCH AREA

  • Farm machinery and power
  • Tea processing machinery

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • First Rank in Agricultural Engineering B. Tech (H) at IIT, Kharagpur, 1982.
  • Scholarship for attending Engineering in Rice Agriculture course at IRRI, Manila (Phillippines) in 1987.
  • NSTS Scholarship offered by NCERT, New Delhi selected in 1996.
  • Scholarships in Classes XI and XII, Classes VIII-X and IVVII.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Sahay, C.S., Thomas, E.V. and Satapathy, K.K. (2009), "Performance evaluation of a novel power tiller operated oscillatory tillage implement for dry land tillage", Biosystems Engineering,
  • Thomas, E.V., Sahay, C.S. and Satapathy, K.K. (2006), "Prospects and problems of power tillers in selected districts of north eastern hilly region in India- A case study", Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 37(3), 39- 45.
  • Dewangan, K.N., Thomas, E.V. and Ghosh. B.C. (2005), "Performance evaluation of a laboratory model rice transplanter", Agricultural Engineering Today, 29 (5 - 6).
  • Agrawal, K.N. and Thomas, E.V. (2003), "Relationship of specific draft with soil and operating parameters for wiredboard plough", Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 34(2), 09/12/04.
  • Thomas, E.V. (2002). "Development of a mechanism for transplanting rice seedlings", Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, 37, 395-410.
  • Thomas, E.V. and Singh, B. (2002), "Performance of a tractor implementation combination", Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 33(2), 25-28.