Bio data of Anil Kumar

Chief Scientist & Head, Mass Standard,

CSIR – National Physical Laboratory,

Dr K S Krishnan Marg, New Delhi – 110012

Phone: 09818244100 (M), 011-45608348 (O)



Professional Qualification                                                 

  • E. (Mechanical Engineering with specialization Thermal Engineering) with First Division from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi in 1999.
  • Sc. (Engineering) (Mechanical Engineering) with First Division from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra in 1981.


Experience (30+ years)

  • Joined CSIR – National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi in 1983 as Scientist – B and currently serving as Chief Scientist (Scientist G).
  • Serving as Head, Mass Standards at CSIR – NPL since April 2010.
  • Also serving as Quality Manager to CSIR – NPL since Jan 2015.
  • Served as Deputy Quality Manager to CSIR – NPL during Jan 2013 – Dec 2014.
  • Proven research experience of more than 30 years as on date related to force, torque, hardness, mass metrology etc.
  • Established various major measurement facilities related to different physical quantities including Force, Torque, Hardness, Mass etc.
  • A number of consultancy research projects and sponsored research projects to credit.
  • Successfully developed many force calibration machines as well as torque comparators in-house.
  • Lead Assessor and Technical Assessor to National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), India and have carried out 100+ audits of different calibration laboratories.
  • Arranged a number of training programs in-house as well as outside. These training programs have been very helpful in spreading knowledge and awareness to different aspects of metrology to user industries and calibration laboratories personnel.
  • About 50 research and technical papers in peer-reviewed International / national journals and conferences.
  • Presented many invited talks and key note lectures in various seminars and conferences of repute.
  • In addition, actively involved in research and academic activities.
  • Have supervised 2 Ph. D.’s and several M. Tech.’s dissertations.
  • Member of Editorial Board & Reviewer Board of Mapan – Journal of Metrology Society of India (A Springer India Publication).
  • In addition, member to various technical committee to Bureau of Indian standards (BIS), New Delhi.
  • Visited various National Metrology Institutes like PTB, Germany, BIPM, Paris etc.


Recent Significant Publications

  1. Harish Kumar, Pardeep, Mohit Kaushik & Anil Kumar (2014), Development and Characterization of a Modified Ring Shaped Force Transducer, Mapan – Journal of Metrology Society of India, Springer.
  2. Harish Kumar, Chitra Sharma & Anil Kumar (2013), The development and metrological characterization of a square ring shaped force transducer, Measurement Science and Technology, 24 (9), IOP.
  3. Harish Kumar & Anil Kumar (2013), Metrological performance evaluation of force standard machines using intercomparison as a measure at National Physical Laboratory, India, Current Science,105 (8), pp. 1138-1143, Indian Academy of Science.
  4. Harish Kumar, Chitra Sharma & Anil Kumar (2012), Deflection analysis of a force transducer, Sensor Letters, Vol. 10 (3/4), pp. 723-728, American Scientific Publishers.
  5. Rajesh Kumar, Harish Kumar*, Vikram & Anil Kumar (2012), Long term uncertainty investigations of 1 MN force calibration machine at NPL, India (NPLI), Measurement Science Review, 12 (4), pp. 147-150, Versita Publishers.