Dr. Dip Saikia

Principal, Department of Physics
  • Phone No. - 9954487650
  • Department - Department of Physics
  • Designation - Principal


Phone 9954487650
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NET 1993


Title of the Thesis Year of award Awarding university
Studies on Thermo-Physical Properties of Some Textile Fibres(Plant) Available in the North East India 2003 Gauhati University, Assam, India

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List of Publication

Url/Link Year Name of Paper Name of co-authors Title of Journal Issue Vol Page No Month and year of Publication Impact Factor of the Journal No of citation Is journal is included in UGC CARE Is included in Scopus/web of science
View 2010 Studies of Water Absorption Behavior of Plant Fibers at Different Temperature International Journal of Thermophysics, Springer, USA 4-5 31 1020-1026 May 2010 39 Yes Yes
View 2008 Investigations on Structural Characteristics, Thermal Stability, and Hygroscopicity of Sisal Fibers at Elevated Temperatures International Journal of Thermophysics, Springer USA 6 39 2215-2225 December 2008 24 Yes Yes
View 2010 Moisture Absorption of Plant Fiber under Annealed, Bleached and Mercerized Condition AIP Conf. Proc., American Institute of Physics, USA 1 1249 95-98 June 2010 11 Yes Yes
View 2008 The Effect of Heat on Structural Characteristics and Water Absorption Behavior of Agave Fibres AIP Conf. Proc, American Institute of Physics,USA 1 1004 48-52 April 2008 8 Yes Yes
View 2003 Study of Hygroscopic properties of some plant Fibres under thermal condition MN Bora Indian J. of Pure and Applied Physics, NISCAIR, CSIR 6 41 484-487 June 2003 16 Yes Yes
View 2016 A review on the hygroscopic properties of plant fibers Proceeding of 11th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (ATPC 2016, Keio University , Yokohama, JAPAN,) October 2016 Yes
View 2013 A review on the thermophysical properties of cellulose based natural fibers Proceeding of 10th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (ATPC 2013, Jeju Island , Korea) October 2013 3 Yes
View 2010 Investigation of hygroscopic properties of okra bast fibers under thermal condition Proceedings of 9th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (ATPC2010,University of Science and Technology of Beijing, China) October 2010 7 Yes
View 2008 The Effect of Heat on Structural Characteristics and Water Absorption Behaviour of Natural Fibres RILEM Proceedings PRO 60, S.A.R.L., France, 1109-1118 September 2008 5 Yes
View 2007 The effect of heat on structural characteristics of crude and chemically treated agave fibres Proceedings of 8th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan) August 2007 9
View 2004 Studies on the thermophysical properties of bowstring hemp fibre by XRD, IR, TG and DSC method Proceedings of 7th Asian Thermophysical Properties Conference (University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei,China) August 2004 8
View 1997 Thermophysical properties of some natural plant fibres by thermogravimetric and derivative thermogravimetric methods MN Bora, R. Saikia and C.L. Talukdar, High Temperature- High Pressures 6 29 683-688 December 1997 14 Yes
View 2001 Thermophysical behaviours of some natural plant fibres by differential scanning calorimeter Proceedings of the 6th Asian Thermo physical Properties Conference 1 1 331-335 October 2001 Yes
View 1998 A review on thermophysical properties of silk, plant and synthetic polyester fibres under different conditions MN Bora Proceedings of the 5th Asian Thermo physical Properties Conference (Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea) 1 1 73-78 August 1998
View 1995 Experimental study on crystallographic behaviours of some locally available plant fibres under thermal conditions Proceedings of the 4th Asian Thermo-physical Properties Conference (Tokyo: Keio University) 1 1 739-742 August 1995


Educational Qualifications:  

M.Phil (NEHU)
Ph.D. (NEHU)

Specialization Social and Cultural Anthropology"

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Area of Interest:
Emerging trend in Ethnicity, Identity consciousness, Culture studies, Youth behaviour, Intellactual Property Rights and Displacement studies etc.

Ph.D Awarded :

Dr. Phatick Ch. Baruah, 2003 :  Customary Laws Among the Mishings

Dr. Farhin Ara Rohman, 2008 :  Folk Narratives and Social Reality : A Case Study of the Karbis of Assam

Dr. Sunil Kr. Borgohain, 2008 :  Social and Political Status of the Morans

Dr. Bhanu Pangging, 2013 :  Neo-Vaisnavism and the Mishings of Majuli Island : A Study on Continuity and Change

Doctoral Fellows :

1. Ganesh Kumar Shah (27-12-2008) Rajiv Gandhi Fellow :   Cultural Response to Displacement : A Case Study of Rohmoria Region.

2.  Pankaj Gogoi (11-12-2009)  :  Ethno-medical Knowledge and Its Socio-cultural base, Efficacy, Problems and Prospects : A Case Study of Dhemaji and East Siang Districts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh .

3.  Anup Hazarika (16-12-2011)  :  An Anthropological Impact Assessment of Flood : A Case Study od Dhemaji development Block

4.  Mondira Baruah (16-12-2011) UGC-JRF  :  Cultural Ecology of a Flood Prone Area : A Case study of Three Village Communities, viz., Ahom, Chutiya. and Mishing of Chamarajan Area in Dhemaji District.

5.  Chusmita Konwar (30-11-2012) UGC-JRF  :  Impact of Flood on Socio-economic Life of the People : A Case Study in Dhokuwakhana Sub-division of Lakhimpur District, Assam.

6.  Dipa Patir (30-11-2012)  :  Traditional Coping and Indigenous Adaptation Strategies Employed during Flood by the Mishing Population in Dhemaji District of Assam.

7.  Purabi Saikia (30-11-2012) UGC-JRF  Land Alienation due to Establishment of BCPL Project and its Impact on Socio-economic Life : A Case Study in Barbarua Development Block, Dibrugarh.

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Selected Publications


  1. Continuity and Change Among the Ahom, New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company, 2006.
Other publications
  1. Impact of Displacement on the Traditional Occupation of the Displaced Population of Rohmoria : A Case Study. With Ganesh Shah. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh..Vol.-39, ISSN-0976-2264, 2011
  2. Cultural Ecology : The Human Interface, in Dibyajyoti Dutta and Jukti Ratna Saikia edited, Environment and Development : Emerging Issues and Debates. P. 196-202. Guwahati, Planet ink, 2011. 
  3. Indigenous Knowledge of transportation, preservation and packaging of food and other items of economic importance among the Sonowal Kacharis of Dibrugarh district”.  Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology , Vol.35, 29-38, 2008.
  4. “Dynamics of Culture Change of the Ahom”. Indian Journal of Tai Studies , Vol.VII. Moran, Institute of Tao Studies and Research, 2007.
  5. “Glimpses of Social Reality Through Tattoos of the Wanchos of Arunachal Pradesh”.  Journal of Indian Anthropological Society , 41:291-297(2006), Kolkata, 2006.
  6. “Disintegration of ‘Haori’ Institution and its Impact on Folk Society” . Indian Journal of Tai Studies , Vol.V. Moran, Institute of Tai Studies and Research, 2005.
  7. “Striking A Dynamic Equilrium: A Study on Continuity and Change Among the Ahoms of Lakhimipukhuri-Jaikhamdang Village,Sibsagar, Assam”. North East India In Perspective Rajat K.Das et ll(ed.). New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House, 2005.
  8. “Karbi Folk Narratives: A Window to Social reality” (Joint) Tribal Studies In Northeast India S.Sengupta (ed.). New Delhi : Mittal Publicaton, 2002.
  9. “People’s Perception of Ethnicity; An Exploration Into The World of Folklore”. Ethnicity in Assam, K.M. Deka & K.N. Phukan (ed.). Dibrugarh University: Centre for North-East Studies, 2001.
  10. “Mother’s Brother’s Daughter: An Analysis of Matrilineal Cross-cousin marriage among the Purum/Chothe”. Wonder That Is Culture: Festschrift to Prof. P.K.Misra T.B.Subba (ed.). New Delhi : Mittal Publication, 1999.
  11. “Politics of Ethnicity in North-east India: An Appraisal”.  North-east India : The Human Interface. M.K.Raha & A.K.Ghosh (ed.). New Delhi, Gyan Publishing House, 1997.
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