Faculty of Science and Technology

Chattopadhyay, Gopinath (Dr)

Email: g.chattopadhyay@federation.edu.au294140

Room: 4N260

Phone: (03) 5122 8629

Biography

Gopi has extensive experience in the Universities and Industries in asset management, maintenance and reliability engineering, operations management, project management and quality engineering. Before joining Federation University in 2016, he has worked in University of Queensland, Qld University of Technology and Central Qld University in Australia, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, University of Natural Resources and Environment, PNG and Global Consulting Company, Cardno. He has delivered his courses in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Malaysia and India.

Gopi has secured more than 2 million dollars of research and industry funding in asset management, maintenance, reliability, warranty, lifecycle cost and risk modelling. In Australia, Rail CRC and Asset Management CRC along with Qld Rail, QR National, ARTC, QLD Health, Mackay Regional Council, Sun Water, Unity Water, Macquarie Generation, Gladstone Power, in Sweden, Lulea University of Technology along with Swedish Rail and LKAB and in India, Tata Steel and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur funded some of his own and collaborative projects. He has supervised more than 12 higher research degree candidates and published more than 150 high quality scholarly articles in reputed International journals and conferences including one prizewinning best paper in emerald publication.

Gopi is actively involved with Asset Management Council (earlier Maintenance Engineering Society of Australia, MESA, professional body and technical society of Engineers Australia). He was industry reviewer of International Standard for Asset Management ISO55000, ISO55001, ISO55002 and Total Asset Management Plan for Queensland Government. He was Vice president of Maintenance Engineering Society (Qld Chapter), President of Australian Society of Operations Research (Qld Chapter) and Chair of Asset Management Council, Brisbane Chapter.

Qualifications

  • PhD (operations management),Mechanical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Master of Business Administration, The University of Calcutta, India, First class Second and Silver Medallist in the University.
  • Master of Engineering in Production & Industrial Engg. The University of Calcutta, India, First class First and Gold Medallist in the University.
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Calcutta, India, First class First and Gold Medallist in the University.
  • Graduate Certificate in Education, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Certificate in Asset Management, Institute of Asset Management, UK

Courses        

  • Terotechnology and Life Cycle Costs
  • Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Projects
  • Maintenance Management,
  • Reliability,
  • Asset Management Systems
  • Project Management
  • Total Quality Management

Professional Body Affiliation

Chair of Asset management Council, (Brisbane Chapter), (2014 – 2016)

Vice Chair of Asset Management Council (Brisbane Chapter) (2013 – 2014)

Chair of Asset Management Council (Gladstone Chapter) (2010 – 2012.)

President (2004-2007), Secretary (2002-2004) Executive (1998-2001): Australian Society of Operations Research (ASOR), QLD.

Bulletin Secretary (2000-2002), Executive (1999-2000): Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Vice President (2005-2007), Technical Coordinator (2002-2003), Executive (2004-2005): Maintenance Engg Society of Australia (MESA)

Research grants and industry funding

2015, Project management capability building for PNG Government agencies, $12k, UNRE, PNG

2014, Asset registers and information management in water treatment projects,$64k, Mackay Water

2014, Asset Management in line with ISO55000, $12k UNRE, PNG

2014, Regional Development Business case, $6k, for Gatton West Industrial Zone, Lockyer Valley Regional Council.

2013, Business process reengineering and gap analysis for defect maintenance (reactive) maintenance planning process, Macquarie Generation, $35k

2013, Maintenance planning rationalisation and development of risk based capital planning process, Macquarie generation, $275k

2013, Asset Register and cost modelling for Doubleton Raw Water Pump Station, $30k,Mackay Regional Council

2013, Gap Analysis for Infrastructure projects and capability building, $12k UNRE, PNG

2012, Asset Register and cost modelling for Nebo Road Water Treatment Plant, Mackay Regional Council, $30k

2012, Prioritisation model for Void Protection for Sewage Treatment Pumps for Unity water, $20k

2012, Lifecycle cost analysis and maintenance plan for CSG water pipelines for Sun water, $35k

2011, Chattopadhyay, G and Cole, C Rail CRC grant - Life Cycle Management of Railway Bridges, $223,736

2011, Sivathasan, S., and Chattopadhyay, G., CQU Merit Grant Integrated flood prediction and risk management system for Gladstone, $30,000

2011, Chattopadhyay, G. and Khan., M, FSEH - Integrated Model in Sustainable Development, $7500

2010, Sharma, S. and Chattopadhyay, G., CQU Development of Eddy Current method for detecting cracks             in rolling contact fatigue of Top of  Rail  surface, $7500

2009, Chattopadhyay, G., Misra, S.K,  Schuetz, M., Rashford, S, Toft, Y., Keleher, P., Halder, S., Integrated trauma Management systems for head injury cases, Qld Health, $100, 000

2009, Colin, C, and Chattopadhyay G., Rail CRC, demonstrating the maintenance as important area for capability building and attracting CRC money for CQU  Post Doc for emerging technologies in Maintenance Management, RAIL CRC, $325,000

2008, Chattopadhyay and team members from CQ University and QUT, BT8, Best Practice in rail grinding, Rail CRC, with CQU part is $393, 000 out of $422,000. 

2008, Chattopadhyay G, Scott S, Hargreaves D, Baker, J, CZ3, Optimizing Track lubrication, Rail CRC,  with CQU part $220,000 out of $273,000. 

2008, Toft, Y, Chattopadhyay, G. Along with UQ, CZ6, Level crossing risk reduction, Rail CRC, CQU part is $97,700 out of $220,000

2008, Mandal, N., Chattopadhyay G, Rasul, M, Khan, M.M.K., BT23, Track Stability Monitoring Systems, Rail CRC, $180K

2007, Chattopadhyay, G., Mandal, N, Clegg, R, Integrated rail risk modelling, BT22, Rail CRC, $180K

2006, Chattopadhyay, G, Hargreaves, D, Powell J, Ferreira, L, Murray, M, M. Dhanasekar, Collin Cole, Studies on operational risks due to rolling contact fatigue and lubrication interaction for optimal strategies in rail/wheel lubrication and preventive wheel/rail grinding, CIEAM CRC, $180K.

2006, Lin Ma , G. Chattopadhyay and others, Prediction model for asset health, CIEAM CRC, $400K

2004, Chattopadhyay, G, Wang, W, Will, G, Hargreaves, D, Improving plant reliability and reduction of process cycle time of animal feedstock production, Strategic Link With Industry, Ridley Agro Products, $23K.

2004, Chattopadhyay, G,  Hargreaves, D, Reddy, V (PhD Research Scholar), Development of integrated model for rolling contact fatigue (RCF) for predicting and preventing crack propagation, CIEAM CRC, $30K

2004, Chattopadhyay, Rahman, A (PhD Research Scholar), Development of life time warranty policies and modelling costs, CIEAM CRC, $24K

2004, Chattopadhyay, G, Hargreaves, D, QUT Visiting Fellowship (U Dinesh Kumar) Total cost of ownership model for rail wagons, $8K

2004, Chattopadhyay, G, ARC Linkage incentive grant, Plant efficiency enhancement through reduction of process cycle time, improvement of plant reliability and development of automated data acquisition system for decision making in capacity, production and maintenance planning, QUT, $2K

2004, Chattopadhyay, G and  Hargreaves, D, QUT Visiting Fellowship (Dr. PO Larsson-Kraik), Benchmarking rail lubrication, $8K

2003, Chattopadhyay, G, QUT Strategic Link with Industry GRG Engineering on Vacuum leak detection technique, $10K.

2003, Chattopadhyay, G ARC Linkage incentive grant, on Non-Destructive testing of heat sealed packages, QUT, $2K

2002, Chattopadhyay, G, Yarlagadda, YVKD P, QUT-ECR-Grant for study on effect of soil, condition on decay of in ground wooden structures, $9K

2001, Chattopadhyay, G, Mathew, J QUT-ECR-Grant for modelling degradation of infrastructure components, $6K

Research higher degree supervision

Completed PhD Supervision


Student: Reddy, V

  • Program of study: Optimal Rail grinding and rail Lubrication Project
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G (Main)

Student:  Rahman, A

  • Program of Study: Lifelong warranty policies and cost modelling
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G (Main)

Student: Sharma, T.S

  • Program of Study:  Evaluation of effectiveness using elevators as fire escape in multistorey buildings
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G (Main)

Student: Kumar, S

  • Program of Study: Reliability analysis and cost modelling of degrading systems
  • Supervisors: Chattopdhyay, G (Assoc. Supervisor)

Student: Parida, A

  • Program of Study: Multi criteria maintenance performance measures
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G. (Assoc. Supervisor)

Student: Holmgren, M

  • Program of Study: Modelling and  Analysis of Losses due to Accidents linked to Maintenance Actions
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G.(Assoc. Supervisor)

Completed Masters Supervision

Student: Ahmed, Shah Sanjar 

  • Program of Study: Truck Buckling
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G. (Associate Supervisor)

Student: Allahamanli, Lutifye 

  • Program of Study: Asset management in the Power Transmission Industry 
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G (Main)

Student: Gibson, G

  • Program of Study: High speed leak detection vacuum based imaging technique
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G (Main and then Assoc Supervisor)

Student: Desai, A.

  • Program of Study: Reduction of down time for improving productivity and quality of animal feed production line  
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G. (Main)

Student: Kumar, S

  • Program of Study: A Study of the Rail Degradation Process to Predict Rail Breaks
  • Supervisors: Chattopadhyay, G. (Assoc. Supervisor)

Student: Reddy, V

  • Program of Study:Modelling and analysis of Rail Grinding and Lubrication strategies 
  • Supervisor : Chattopadhyay, G (Main)

Student: Rahman, A 

  • Program of Study: Modelling inground decay of wood poles for optimal maintenance decisions
  • Supervisor: Chattopadhyay, G. (Main)

Publications

Books

Rahman, A. and Chattopadhyay, G (2015)., Long Term Warranty and After Sales Service: Concept, Policies and Cost Models, ISBN 978-3-319-16271-3, Springer, USA

Chattopadhyay, G,  Kozan, E & Beard, R (2003), 'Operations Research Into the 21st Century', Proceedings of 5th Operation Research Conference of Australian Society for Operations Research Queensland Branch, QUT, Brisbane, Australia.

Chattopadhyay, G, Webster, C, Phillips, H & Leinster, M (2011), Asset Management Systems: Learning guide, CQUniversity, Australia

Book chapters

Keleher, P, Chattopadhyay, G & Patil, A (2011), 'Work Integrated Learning in Maintenance Management Programs', in Keleher, P,  Patil, A & Harreveld, RE (eds), Work-integrated Learning in Engineering, Built Environment and Technology, IGI Global, 184-205. 

Rahman, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'Modelling Total Cost of Ownership of Rail Infrastructure for Outsourcing Maintenance Services', in Ahmadi-Echendu, JE, Brown, K, Willett, R& Mathew, J (eds),  Definition Concepts and Scope of Engineering Asset, Engineering Asset Management Review, Springer, United Kingdom, Volume 1, Part 3, 115-122. 

Reddy, V,  Chattopadhyay, G,  Hargreaves,  D, and Larsson-Kråik, PO (2006), 'Development of Wear-Fatigue-Lubrication-Interaction Model for Cost Effective Rail Maintenance Decisions', in Mathew, J, Kennedy, J, Ma, L, Tan,  A& Anderson, D  (eds),   Engineering Asset Management, Springer, United Kingdom, 368-378.

Reddy, V,  Chattopadhyay, G,  Hargreaves,  D, & Larsson-Kråik, PO (2006), 'Techniques in Developing Economic Decision Model Combining Above Rail and Below Rail Assets', in Mathew, J, Kennedy, J, Ma, L, Tan,  A& Anderson, D  (eds), Engineering Asset Management , Springer, United Kingdom, 360-367.

Chattopadhyay, G (2004), 'Learning Package for Mass education in Developing Countries', in Roy, K C (ed), Twentieth Century Development: Relevant Issues, Nova Science Publisher, New York, 89-100.

Journal articles

Rahman, A.;   Chattopadhyay, G.;   Hossain, J., Maintenance Decisions for In-Ground Decay of Power Supply Timber Poles, Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions, Issue99, 2015

Spiryagin, M, Sajjad, M,  Nielsen, D. Sun, Y,  Raman, D and Chattopadhyay, G,  Research methodology for evaluation of top-of-rail friction management in Australian heavy haul networks, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit August 2014   vol. 228  no. 6  631-641, 2014 Most-Read Articles during October 2014

Raman, D., Nielsen, D. and Chattopadhyay, G., Life cycle management for railway bridge assets, Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, vol. 227, no. 5, pp. 570-581, 2013

Ahmad, SS, Mandal, NK, Chattopadhyay, G, Powell, J, 'Development of a unified railway track stability management tool to enhance track safety ', Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, vol. 227, no. 5, pp. 493-516, 2013

Nielsen, D., Chattopadhyay, G. and Raman, D., An Australian Railway Bridge Management Framework International Journal of Strategic Engineering Asset Management, (IJSEAM), Vol. 1, No. 3, 2013

Gyas Uddin, M, Chattopadhyay, G & Rasul, M 'Development of Effective Performance Measures for Rail Curve Lubrication in Heavy Haul Lines', Journal of Rail & Rapid Transit, vol. 228, no. 5, pp. 481-495, 2013

Rahman, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'Modelling Risks to Manufacturer and Buyer for Lifetime Warranty Policies', International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, Vol. 5 Issue 3, 203-209.

Rahman, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'Cost Sharing Lifetime Warranty: Modelling Costs', Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, (revised submitted 2011).

Chattopadhyay, G & Varma, VH (2009), 'Applicability of Six Sigma for Asset Management, International', Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol.4, Nos. 5/6, 730 – 741.

Chattopadhyay, G & Kumar, S (2009) 'Parameter Estimation for Rail Degradation Model', International Journal of Performability Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, 119 – 130.

Reddy, V, Chattopadhyay, G, Larsson-Kråik, PO & Hargreaves, D (2007), 'Modelling and Analysis of Rail Maintenance Cost', International Journal of Production Economics, 105.2, 475-482

Kumar, S, Chattopadhyay, G & Kumar, U (eds) (2007), 'Reliability Improvement through Alternative Design and Maintenance Decision – A Case Study', Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol 92 Issue 7, 983-991. 

Rahman, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2007), 'Soil factors behind in ground decay of Timber Poles: Testing and Interpretation of Results', IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol 22, Issue 3, 1897-1903.

Parida, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2007), 'Development of a Multi criteria Hierarchical Maintenance Performance Measurement (MPM) model', Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Vol 13, Issue 3, 241-258.

Chattopadhyay, G & Rahman, A (2008), 'Development of Lifetime Warranty Policies and Models for Estimating Costs', Reliability Engineers and System Safety, Vol 93, Issue 4, 522-529.

Rahman­­­, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2007) 'Optimal Service Contract Policies for Outsourcing Maintenance Service of Assets to the Service Providers', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol. 8, No. 2,  183-197.

Rahman, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2006), 'Review of Long Term Warranty Policies', Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Vol 22, Issue 4, 453-473.

Chattopadhyay G & Yun, WY (2006), 'Modelling and Analysis of Warranty Cost for 2D-Policies Associated with Sale of Second-Hand Products', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol 7, Issue 1, 71-77.

Chattopadhyay, G, Reddy, V & Larsson, P. O (2005), 'Decision on Economical Rail Grinding Interval for Controlling Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF)', International Transactions in Operational Research, Vol 12, Issue 6, 545-558.

Chattopadhyay, G,  Reddy, V,  Hargreaves, D &  Larsson-Kråik, P.O (2004), 'Assessment of Risks and Cost Benefit Analysis of Various Lubrication Strategies for Rail Tracks Under Various Operating Conditions', International Journal of Tribology, Vol 23, 1ssue 2, 32-40.

Chattopadhyay G & Rahman A (2004), 'Optimal Maintenance Decisions for Power Supply Timber Poles', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 4, 115-128.

Chattopadhyay, G & Murthy, DNP (2004), 'Optimal Reliability Improvement for Used Items Sold with Warranty', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 2, 47-57.

Chattopadhyay, G,  Reddy, V &  Larsson, PO (2003), 'Integrated Model for Assessment of Risk in Rail Tracks Under Various Operating Conditions', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol. 4.3, 113-120.

Yun, WY,  Kim, GR & Chattopadhyay, G (2003), 'An Economic Design of a k-out-of-n System', International Journal of Reliability and Applications, Vol. 4.2, 51-56.

Chattopadhyay, G & Murthy, DNP (2001), 'Cost Sharing Warranty Policies for Second-Hand Products', International Transactions in Operational Research, Vol 8, Issue 1, 47-60.

Chattopadhyay, G & Murthy, DNP (2000), 'Warranty Cost Analysis for Second-Hand Products', Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modelling, Vol 31, Issue 10-12, 81-88.

Some of the Conference articles are:

Chattopadhyay, G, Concepts and applications of asset management in line with ISO55000, the international standard on asset management, 27th International congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering  Management, Comadem2014, 001, 1-2, 16-18 Sept, 2014 Brisbane.

Lutfiye A, Chattopadhyay, G, and Cholettec, M,  Asset life cycle costing and economic benefits of, 27th International congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering  Management, Comadem2014, 0079, 1 - 5, 16-18 Sept, 2014 Brisbane.

Uddin, G, Rasul, M and Chattopadhyay, G,  Leinster, M and Sharma, S,  Comparison of Different wayside lubrication technology in heavy haul railway, International congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering  Management, Comadem2014, 0063, 1 - 4, 16-18 Sept, 2014 Brisbane.

Raman, D., Chattopadhyay, G., Effectiveness of Top-of-Rail Lubrication for Australian Heavy Haul Network, 4-6 February, 2013, The IHHA 10th International Conference in New Delhi

Nielsen, D., Chattopadhyay, G., and Raman, D., Whole of Life Cost Modelling for Railway Bridge Maintenance in Australian Heavy Haul Lines, 4-6 February, 2013, The IHHA 10th International Conference in New Delhi

Nielsen, D, Chattopadhyay, G & Raman, D 2012, 'Life cycle management of railway bridges – defect management' in M. Dhanasekar, T. Constable, & D. Schonfeld (eds.) Global Perspectives RTSA CORE 2012: Conference on Railway Engineering: Conference Proceedings, Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA), Canberra, Australia. CORE 2012: Global Perspectives; Conference on railway engineering, 10-12 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia

Uddin, Md G.; Chattopadhyay, G.; Rasul, Mohammad G; Leinster, M. Modelling of grease transport mechanism in wayside rail lubrication and impact of related parameters, in M. Dhanasekar, T. Constable, & D. Schonfeld (eds.) Global Perspectives RTSA CORE 2012: Conference on Railway Engineering: Conference Proceedings, Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA), Canberra, Australia. CORE 2012: Global Perspectives; Conference on railway engineering, 10-12 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia

Nielsen, D, Chattopadhyay, G and Raman, D., 'Proposed Australian Rail Bridge Management Framework' in D Galar, A Parida, Schunnesson, H & U Kumar (eds.) Proceedings of MPMM 1st International Conference on Maintenance Performance Measurement & Management , 13 - 15 December, 2011, Lulea, Sweden, Lulea University of Technology.

Ahmad, SS, Mandal, N, Chattopadhyay, G, Powell, J & Micenko, P (2011), 'Improvement of Rail Creep Data to Measure the Stress State of a Continuously Welded Rail (CWR) Track', Proceedings of International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, Jun19-22

Uddin, MG, Chattopadhyay, G, Rasul, MG, Sroba, P & Howie, A (2011), 'Friction Management Best Practices for Australian Heavy Haul Lines', International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Calgary, Canada, Jun 19-22

Uddin, MG, Chattopadhyay, G, Rasul, M, Sroba, P & Howie, A (2011) 'Development of economic model for analysing lubrication effectiveness in heavy haul lines', Proceedings of the 24th  International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Stavanger, Norway, May 30-Jun 2, 1430-1441

Allahmanli, L, Chattopadhyay, G, Gibbs, D & Evans, D (2011), ' Life Cycle Cost model application when making decisions to purchase Live or Dead Tank Circuit Breaker in electricity transmission utilities', Proceedings of the 24th  International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Stavanger, Norway, May 30-Jun 2, 1489-1497.

Devadoss, D, Chattopadhyay, G & Sroba, P (2011), 'Economic modelling for preventive grinding to support grinding decisions for heavy haul lines', Proceedings of the 24th  International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Stavanger, Norway, May 30-Jun 2,1377-1387.

Desai, A, Chattopadhyay, G, Clegg, R, Howie, A & Larsson-Kråik, P-O (2011), 'Experimental setup and methodology for the analysis of rail lubricant effectiveness', Proceedings of the 24th  International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Stavanger, Norway, May 30-Jun 2, 592-598.

Chattopadhyay, G, Uddin, MG,  Desai, A, Sroba, P, Rasul1, M & Howie, A (2010), 'Best practice in rail curve lubrication and remote performance monitoring in heavy haul lines'AusRail, Perth, Australia, Nov 23-24.

Parida, A & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'Performance measures for Achieving asset productivity improvement', Proceedings of the 23rd   International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Nara, Japan, Jun 28- Jul 2, 89-94.

Chattopadhyay, G & Parida, A (2010), 'Work Integrated Blended Learning for Improvement by Asset Managers', Proceedings of the 23rd   International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Nara, Japan,Jun 28 - Jul 2, 95-101.

Gibson, G, Chattopadhyay, G & Hargreaves, D (2010), 'Cost-effective Solution for Detection of Leaky Food Packaging Seals using innovative Non-Contact Testing', Proceedings of the 23rd   International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, Nara, Japan, Jun 28- Jul 2, 325-332.

Uddin, GM, Chattopadhyay, G, Sroba, P, Rasul1, M & Howie, A (2010), 'Wayside lubricator placement model for heavy haul lines in Australia', Conference on Railway Engineering (CORE), Wellington, New Zealand, Sep 12-15, 354-364.

Devadoss, R, Chattopadhyay, G, Mandal, N, Sroba, P, Turner, M & Creese, G (2010), ' Rail Grinding Quality Assurance based on Profile Correction and RCF Control', Conference on Railway Engineering (CORE), Wellington, New Zealand, Sept 12-15, 8-15

Desai, A, Chattopadhyay, G & Howie, A (2010), 'Remote Condition Monitoring and Control of Wayside Rail Lubricators', e-Maintenance, Lulea, Sweden, Jun 22-24, 161-165.

Rahman A & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'Modelling Cost of Maintenance Contract for Rail Infrastructure', International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Jan 9 – 10.

Ahmad, SS, Mandal, N & Chattopadhyay, G (2010), 'A comparative study of track buckling parameters of continuous welded rail', International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Jan 9 – 10.

Warusamanna, PP, Than Oo AM, Chattopadhyay G & Alahakoon S (2010), 'On-line Non-intrusive Condition Monitoring of High Voltage Equipment – A Review', in proc. IV Network Conference, Fusion Solutions: Challenges and Innovations, Townsville, Australia, May 26-27.

Chattopadhyay, G (2009), 'Decision support system for integrated rail maintenance', AusRail PLUS, Adelaide, Australia, Nov 17-18.

Chattopadhyay, G, Leinster, M, Webster, C, Phillips, H, Ramm, K, Cameron, D, Schumacher, G & Dixon, T (2009), 'Development of an effective course in asset management systems', International Conference Of Maintenance Society (ICOMS), Sydney, Australia, Jun 1-5, 1-9.

Chattopadhyay, G & Leinster, M (2009), 'Quantitative Approach to Risk Based Maintenance Decisions', Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, San Sebastian, Spain, Jun 9-11, 141-148.

Murthy DNP & Chattopadhyay, G (1999), 'Warranties for Second Hand Products', Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Tilburg, Jun 23-25, 1145-1159.

Chattopadhyay, G & Murthy, DNP (1999), 'Warranty Cost Analysis for Second-Hand Products Sold with Cost Sharing Policies', The15th National Conference: Operations Research from Theory to Real Life, Gold Coast, Australia, Jul 4-7, 335-347.

Chattopadhyay, G & Murthy D.N.P (1996), 'Modelling Warranties for Second-Hand Products', proceedings of Second Australia Japan Workshop on Stochastic Models in Engineering, Technology and Management, Gold Coast,  Australia,  Jul 17-19, 91-99.