Rajneesh

Designation:    Assistant Professor
Department:    Mechanical Engg
Qualification:    Ph.D. (Thermal Engineering)-2014, M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 2004-2006, B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 1999-2003
Address:    N.I.T. CAMPUS, N.I.T. KURUKSHETRA-136119, HARYANA
Email:    rajneesh@nitkkr.ac.in
Phone No:    +911744233522, 9996625007
Area of Interest:    

Thermal Engineering, Experimental Heat and Mass Transfer, Fuels, Engine Combustion and Emission
Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning, Bio-energy and Waste to Energy, Gasification

ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9190-7107

SCOPUS Author ID: 57189760039

Web of Science Researcher ID: AAF-8963-2020

 

Experience :
16 + Years of Teaching

Working as Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Technology – Kurukshetra since February 6, 2013.
Worked as Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, from May 3, 2011, to February 5, 2013.
Worked as Assistant Professor at GITM – Yamuna Nagar, from July 17, 2010 to April 29, 2011.
Worked as Lecturer (Sr. Grade) at AIMT – Yamuna Nagar, from May 5, 2010 to July 15, 2010.

Worked as Lecturer at Amity School of Engineering & Technology, New Delhi, from August 7, 2006 to May 4, 2010.

Others:   

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Best Faculty Award for the Academic Year 2021-2022 by National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra
  • Granted with a Patent titled ‘Dehumidifier/Regenerator Apparatus’, Patent No. 385972, Application No. 201811000419, by the Indian Patent Office, Govt. of India.
  • Granted with a Patent titled ‘Solar Heat Collector’’, Patent No. 395524, Application No. 201711042859, by the Indian Patent Office, Govt. of India.
  • Published more than 75 papers in various Journals/Conferences of National and International repute. Authored 7 book chapters with Springer.
  • Completed a research project titled ‘Design and Development of a Hybrid Powered Liquid Desiccant System for Air Conditioning and Fresh Water Production’, as Principal Investigator, funded by SERB-DST, Govt. of India. Two projects worth Rs. 7.21 Cr. have been submitted.
  • Organized an International Conference on Computational Modelling, Simulation and Optimization (ICCMSO-2019) at National University of Singapore, during 27-29 June 2019.
  • Organized 26th in series a National Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Combustion (NCICEC-2019) at NIT Kurukshetra under the aegis of The Combustion Institute, during 1-4 November 2019.
  • Organized an International Conference on Challenges and Applications in Clean Energy (ICCACE-2020) at NIT Kurukshetra during 25-26 December 2020.
  • Organized an International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Management and Computational Sciences (ICAEMCS-2022) during 23-25 September 2022.
  • Organized an International Conference on Computational Modeling, Simulation and Optimization (ICCMSO-2022), held at Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok from 23-12-2022 to 25-12-2022.
  • Organized an 2nd International Conference on Computational Modeling, Simulation and Optimization (ICCMSO-2023), held at Alron Kuta, Bali, Indonesia from 23-06-2023 to 25-06-2023.
  • Organized 6 Short-Term Training Programmes & Courses at NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Taken up various administrative and academic responsibilities at NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Awarded with a Certificate of Outstanding Reviewer of 2017 by Elsevier.
  • Developed an Advanced Thermal Engineering Lab. at NIT Kurukshetra.
  • Delivered more than 55 expert lectures in and out of the parent Institute on various topics related to Solar Thermal Engineering, Renewable Energy and Waste to Energy.
  • Taken up various consultancy jobs, motivating villagers & small entrepreneurs to install Biogas Plants.
  • Supervising 8 Ph.Ds, 5 PhD degrees have been awarded.
  • Supervised 54 M.Tech. dissertations.

 

Consultancy

Design Vetting of HVAC Systems

Engine Performance and Emissions (Charges)

Reverse Osmosis Systems / Water Purifiers

 

YouTube Content

Basics of Bio-Energy Technology

Trial on Downdraft Gasifier

Patents Granted

  • Granted with a Patent titled ‘Dehumidifier/Regenerator Apparatus’, Patent No. 385972, Application No. 201811000419, by the Indian Patent Office, Govt. of India.
  • Granted with a Patent titled ‘Solar Heat Collector’’, Patent No. 395524, Application No. 201711042859, by the Indian Patent Office, Govt. of India.

 

Project completed

Design and Development of a Hybrid Powered Liquid Desiccant System for Air Conditioning and Fresh Water Production, funded by SERB-DST, Govt. of India.

Research Publications

  1. Singh, Narender, Rajesh Kumar Saluja, H. Jeevan Rao, Rajneesh Kaushal, Neeraj Kumar Gahlot, Indran Suyambulingam, M. R. Sanjay, Divya Divakaran, and Suchart Siengchin. “Progress and facts on biodiesel generations, production methods, influencing factors, and reactors: A comprehensive review from 2000 to 2023.” Energy Conversion and Management 302 (2024): 118157. Elsevier. (SCI)
  2. Rajneesh Kaushal, Sonam Sandhu & Sunil K. Sansaniwal, “Advances in augmenting biogas generation for achieving sustainable development“, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis (2024). (SCOPUS)
  3. Jasvinder Kumar & Rajneesh Kaushal, “Experimental investigation of silica gel coated heat exchanger air conditioning system based on graphene nanofluid solar collector“, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects (2024), Taylor & Francis. (SCI)
  4. Atelge, M. R., Esenay Arslan, Nafiz Kahraman, Rajneesh Kaushal, and Sebahattin Ünalan. “Investigation of H2 enrichment of ternary blended fuel modified with graphene nanoplate on cycle-by-cycle variations.” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2023), Elsevier. (SCI)
  5. Kakran, Shresht, Rajneesh Kaushal, and Vijay Kumar Bajpai. “Experimental study and optimization of performance characteristics of compression ignition hydrogen engine with diesel pilot injection.” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2023), Elsevier. (SCI)
  6. Narender Singh & Rajneesh Kaushal (2023) Optimization of Engine Parameters Using Taguchi Technique for a Diesel Engine Running on a Newly Developed bio-nano Diesel Emulsion. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer (SCI)
  7. Rajneesh Kaushal, Sonam Sandhu & Manoj Kumar Soni (2022) Anaerobic co-digestion of food waste, algae, and cow dung for biogas yield enhancement as a prospective approach for environmental sustainability. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier (SCI)
  8. Amit Kumar Dhaka, Rajneesh Kaushal & Yash Pal (2022) Assessing the power generation potential and quality of producer gas from blended of the cotton stalk and pistachio shell in an open core downdraft gasifier, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. (SCOPUS)
  9. Sonam Sandhu andRajneesh Kaushal (2022) Optimisation of anaerobic digestion of layer manure, breeding manure and cow dung using grey relational analysis. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, Springer Nature  (SCOPUS/ SCI)
  10. G Elavarasan & Rajneesh Kaushal (2022) Investigation of Metal doped-ZSM5 coated catalyst for emission reduction in a diesel engine fueled with biodiesel-diesel blends. International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. (SCOPUS)
  11. Rajneesh Kaushal, Rohit, Amit Kumar Dhaka (2022) A comprehensive review of the application of plasma gasification technology in circumventing the medical waste in a post-COVID-19 scenario. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, Springer Nature  (SCI)
  12. Sonam Sandhu andRajneesh Kaushal (2022) Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion Process using Chemical Pre-treatment of Mix Waste with Cow Dung and Urine, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. (SCOPUS)  
  13. Sonam Sandhu andRajneesh Kaushal (2021) Anaerobic co-digestion of food wastes, algae, pond sludge and cow dung for biogas yield enhancement as a potent approach to reduce carbon footprintsAustralian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Taylor & Francis: p 1-20.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14484846.2021.2005865    (SCOPUS/ ESCI)
  14. Akash Sharma and Rajneesh Kaushal(2021) Experimental and Statistical Analysis of Relative Humidity and Temperature of Moist Air in a Flat Plate Multi-Layer Desiccant Cooling SystemEnergy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, pp.1-19. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2021.1915434 (SCI)
  15. Akash Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2021) Performance evaluation of a solar-powered flat-plate multi channel liquid desiccant air conditioning system, Heat Transfer, Wiley. DOI: 10.1002/htj.22066.  (ESCI | SCOPUS)
  16. Mohit Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2021) Performance and exhaust emission analysis of a variable compression ratio(VCR) dual fuel CI engine fuelled with producer gas generated from pistachio shells, FUEL, ELSEVIER. org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118924 .   (SCI)
  17. Jasvinder Kumar & Rajneesh Kaushal(2020) Experimental analysis of heat pipe based evacuated tube solar collector using graphene/ ethylene glycol-water nanofluids, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2020.185439 (SCI)
  18. Mohit Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2020) Enhanced producer gas generation by utilizing pistachio shells as a biomass feedstock in an open core downdraft gasifier, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis. org/10.1080/15567036.2020.1806403   (SCI)
  19. Akash Sharma and Rajneesh Kaushal(2020) Experimental investigation of a novel multi-channel flat plate liquid desiccant dehumidification systemEnergy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, pp.1-19. (SCI)
  20. Akash Sharma and Rajneesh Kaushal(2020) Experimental Investigation of the Dehumidification Performance of a Novel Flat Plate Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification SystemInternational Journal on Emerging Technologies, pp.257-266. (SCOPUS)
  21. Mohit Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2020) Gasification of walnut shells in an open core downdraft gasifier for the producer gas generation, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis. DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2020.1714820. (SCI)
  22. Mohit Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2019) Performance and emission analysis of a dual fuel variable compression ratio (VCR) CI engine utilizing producer gas derived from walnut shells, Energy, Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.116725(SCI)
  23. Rajesh Baitha & Rajneesh Kaushal(2019) Experimental and numerical study of biogas, methane and carbon dioxide produced by pretreated wheat straw and pre-digested cow dung, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/19397038.2019.1605548. (SCOPUS)
  24. Kumar, Ravinder, Ravindra Jilte, Mohammad H. Ahmadi, and Rajneesh Kaushal.”A simulation model for thermal performance prediction of a coal-fired power plant.” International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies (2019), OXFORD Academic, https://doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/cty059(SCI)
  25. Rajneesh Kaushal & Rajesh Baitha (2018) Biogas and Methane Yield Enhancement using Graphene Oxide nanoparticles and Ca(OH)2 Pre-treatment in Anaerobic Digestion, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2018.1562975(SCOPUS)
  26. Mohit Sharma & Rajneesh Kaushal(2018) Advances and Challenges in the Generation of Bio-Based Fuels using Gasifiers: A Comprehensive Review, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. DOI: 1080/01430750.2018.1517687(SCOPUS)
  27. Rajesh Baitha & Rajneesh Kaushal(2018) Numerical and experimental study of biogas, methane and carbon dioxide produced by pre-treated slurry, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis. DOI: 1080/01430750.2018.1456966(SCOPUS)
  28. Sonam Sandhu, Rajneesh Kaushal, Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Water Hyacinth and Banana Peel with Cow Dung and Cow Urine With and Without using Chemical Pre-Treatment, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-8 Issue-6, August 2019, p. 5099-5103. DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F9561.088619.(SCOPUS)
  29. Rajneesh Kaushal and Akash Sharma, Parameter optimization of Flat plate liquid desiccant dehumidification System using Taguchi method, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-8 Issue-6, August 2019, p. 5099-5103. DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F9561.088619.(SCOPUS)
  30. Sonam Sandhu and Rajneesh Kaushal, Advances and Challenges in the Production of Bio-methane Using Anaerobic Batch Digesters. Journal of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, 2019. Vol. 11 (Special Issue 1, 2019): p. 1071-1082. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  31. Sharma, A. and R. Kaushal, Experimental Investigation of Hygroscopic Properties of Air in a Novel Flat Plate Dehumidifier Using Calcium Chloride as a Liquid Desiccant. Journal of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, 2019. Vol. 11 (Special Issue 1, 2019): p. 1097-1107. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  32. Kumar,J and R.Kaushal, Experimental and Theoretical Analysis for Performance Comparisons of Water in Glass Tube Collector and Heat Pipe based Evacuated Tube Collector Under Similar Environment Conditions.Journal of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, 2019. Vol. 11 (Special Issue 1, 2019):p. 1091-1096. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  33. Narender Singh, Rajneesh Kaushal and Rajesh Kumar Saluja,Storage Stability Analysis of Biodiesel Prepared from Jatropha Oil. Journal of Adv Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, 2019. Vol. 11 (Special Issue 1, 2019): p. 1071-1082. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  34. SANSANIWAL, SUNIL K., M. KUMAR, and V. RAJNEESH. “INVESTIGATION OF INDIRECT SOLAR DRYING OF GINGER RHIZOMES (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE): A COMPARATIVE STUDY.” Journal of Engineering Science and Technology12, no. 7 (2017): 1956-1971. (SCOPUS)
  35. Kaushal, Rajneesh, Raj Kumar, and Gaurav Vats. “Experimental and numerical analysis for optimal design parameters of a falling film evaporator.” Sadhana, Springer,41, no. 6 (2016): 643-652. (SCI)
  36. Rajneesh and Raj Kumar. “Enhancement in evaporative effectiveness of an evaporative tubular heat dissipator using experimental design approach.” Heat Transfer—Asian Research, Wiley,45, no. 2 (2016): 144-162. (SCOPUS)
  37. Rajneesh and Raj Kumar. “Performance Analysis of a Row of Horizontal Tubes of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Exchanger.” International Journal of Thermal Technologies, 3, no. 3 (2013): 92-98.
  38. Rajneesh and Raj Kumar. “Experimental Study of Falling Film Heat Transfer on a Horizontal Tube of and Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator.” International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, 3, no. 3 (2013): 940-949.
  39. Silambarasan, M., Sanjay Kumar Soni, and Rajneesh Kaushal. “Review of the parameters of obstacles affecting deflagration to detonation transition (DDT) for pulse detonation engine application.” American Institute of Physics Conference Series. Vol. 2341. No. 1. 2021.
  40. Narender Singh and Rajneesh Kaushal, Outcomes of advanced biodiesel with nanoparticle additives on performance of CI engines, ‘MaterialsToday Proceedings’, ELSEVIER, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.10.913
  41. Rajneesh Kaushaland Akash Sharma, Parameter optimization of Flat plate liquid desiccant dehumidification System using Taguchi method, ‘INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING, SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION (ICCMSO-2019)’ held at National University of Singapore, Singapore during June 27-29, 2019.
  42. Sonam Sandhu, Rajneesh Kaushal, Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Water Hyacinth and Banana Peel with Cow Dung and Cow Urine With and Without using Chemical Pre-Treatment, ‘INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING, SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION (ICCMSO-2019)’ held at National University of Singapore, Singapore during June 27-29, 2019.
  43. Sonam Sandhu and Rajneesh Kaushal, Review on Anaerobic Co-digestion of Various Lignocelluloses Biomass in Batch Digester for Biogas Production, ‘2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2019)’ held at NIT Kurukshetra in Feb.-2019.
  44. R Sharma and R Kaushal, A review on techniques for upgrading raw biogas, ‘2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2019)’ held at NIT Kurukshetra in Feb.-2019.
  45. Sonam Sandhu and Rajneesh KaushalAnaerobic Digestion of Vegetable, Fruit and Cafeteria Wastes with Cow Dung by Chemical Pretreatment for Biogas Production in Batch Digester, ‘2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2019)’ held at NIT Kurukshetra in Feb.-2019.
  46. Pulinaka, P. Kumar, R. Kaushal, R. Kumar, V. Sharma and S. Kumar, “Performance Modelling of PV Generation with Inverter Level Data Through Internet of Photovoltaics (IoPV) Using Artificial Neural Networks(ANN),” 2018 2nd International Conference on Power, Energy and Environment: Towards Smart Technology (ICEPE), Shillong, India, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/EPETSG.2018.8659326
  47. Rajneeshand Priyanka Singh, Enhancement in Digester Efficiency and Numerical Analysis for Optimal Design Parameters of Biogas Plant using Design of Experiment Approach, ‘Proc. Of the Intl. Conf. on Mechanical Engineering and Technology -ICMET 2016’, conference held at Amsterdam-The Netherlands, in May – 2016.
  48. Rajneeshand Raj Kumar, Experimental Analysis of a Tubular type of Evaporative Heat Exchanger, ‘Proc. Of the Intl. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering-ACSM 2015’, ISBN: 978-1-63248-039-2. DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-039-2-24.
  49. Ekta Rai and Rajneesh Kaushal, April 2018, “Effect of Different Mixing Ratios of Green Waste and Rice Husk Co-digestion on Biogas Production”, Proc. of the National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science & Technology (ACST 2018) held during 27-28 April, 2018 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT-Jalandhar., p 35.
  50. Ekta Rai and Rajneesh Kaushal, April 2018, “Biogas and Methane Production from Anaerobic Digestion of Pre-treated Green Waste”, Proc. of the National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science & Technology (ACST 2018) held during 27-28 April, 2018 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT-Jalandhar., p 52.
  51. Shivam Tamrakar and Rajneesh Kaushal, April 2018, “Experimental Analysis of Flat Plate Type Regenerator of LDAC system with Zig-zag Pattern”, Proc. of the National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science & Technology (ACST 2018) held during 27-28 April, 2018 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT-Jalandhar., p 50.
  52. Manoj Verma and Rajneesh, April 2018, “Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Performance of Laminar Bulk Flow through Microchannel with Triangular Textured Surfaces”, Proc. of the National Conference on Advances in Chemical Science & Technology (ACST 2018) held during 27-28 April, 2018 at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT-Jalandhar., p 53.
  53. K. Sansaniwal, Rajneesh Kaushal, January 2018, “Biomass Pyrolysis for Sustainable Development of Bio-Products”, Proc. of the 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2018) held in New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-86238-41-2., p 656-663.
  54. Rajneesh Kaushal, Rahul Raman, Rakesh Kumar, Rajesh Baitha, January 2018, “Comparative Study of Water Hyacinth and Glycerine with Cow Dung on Methane Content and Biogas Yield in Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions”, Proc. of the 1st International Conference on New Frontiers in Engineering, Science & Technology (NFEST-2018) held in New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-86238-41-2., p 664-667.
  55. Rahul Raman and Rajneesh Kaushal, April 2017, “Biogas Production Enhancement by Using Glycerine as Co Substrate”, Proc. of the 5th Intl. Conf. on Recent Development in Engineering Science, Humanities and Management, NITTR-Chandigarh, India, ISBN: 978-93-86171-39-9, p 535-539.
  56. Rakesh Kumar and Rajneesh Kaushal, May 2017, “Experimental Study of Biogas Produced from Thermal Pretreated Water Hyacinth, Cowdung and Human Urine in Mesophilic Condition”, Proc. of the 6th Intl. Conf. on Recent Development in Engineering Science, Humanities and Management, NITTR-Chandigarh, India, ISBN: 978-93-86171-36-8, p 1-5.
  57. Manish Kumar and Rajneesh, “Challenges in Biogas Production from Anaerobic Membrane Bio-Reactor and the Future Scope of Anaerobic Digestion- A Review.” International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research, ISSN: 2394-3386, Vol.4(4), p 499.
  58. Manish Kumar and Rajneesh, “Enhancement of biogas produced by different techniques from different substrate: a review.” National Conference on Biotechnology and Environment (NCOBE-2017), National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), New Delhi.
  59. Priyanka and Rajneesh, “Comparison of Biogas production from MSW and Kitchen Waste under mesophilic conditions.” Published in AEEES-2016: National Conference on Advancements in Electrical Engineering and Energy Sciences held on 24-25 May, 2016 at NIT, Hamirpur.
  60. Priyanka and Rajneesh, “A Fuzzy VIKOR Model for selection of optimal biomass usage in India”. Published in ICPEICES-2016: IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems held on 4-6 July, 2016 at DTU, New Delhi.
  61. Ankur Kumar Tiwari and Rajneesh, “A Review on Various Types of Bio-Digesters and Its Utilization for Sustainable Development.” Published in AEEES-2016: National Conference on Advancements in Electrical Engineering and Energy Sciences held on 24-25 May, 2016 at NIT, Hamirpur, India.
  62. Ankur Kumar Tiwari and Rajneesh, “Bio-Slurry: An Important Factor for Sustainable Development and Parametric Study of Portable Type Biogas Plant”. Published in International Conference Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC) 2016 held on 25-27 Feb at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur, India, pp 289-294, 2016.
  63. Parveen Kumar and Rajneesh“Assessment of sustainable biogas production from algae and poultry waste” in the Proc. of International Conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control, ICADVC 2016, at NIT – Durgapur during February 25-27, pp 326-330, 2016.
  64. Parveen Kumar and Rajneesh“Enhancement of biogas production by maintaining thermophilic and mesophilic conditions from algae and poultry waste” in the Proc. of National Conference on Advancements in Electrical Engineering and Energy Sciences, AEEES-2016, at NIT – Hamirpur during May 24-25, 2016.
  65. Gaurav Kumar, and Rajneesh. “Sustainable development by Biogas & Bio-Slurry using algae and cow dung as substrates.” Published in International Conference Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC) 2016 held on 25-27 Feb at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur, India, pp 321-325, 2016.
  66. Gaurav Kumar, and Rajneesh. “Experimental study of biogas and bio slurry from cow dung and algae under thermophilic condition achieved by solar heating.” Conference at NIT Hamirpur 3, (2016): 1-3.
  67. Piyush Kumar, Vipin Sharma and Rajneesh, 2015, “To Evaluate Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient on Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Water Salt Mixture by Varying Mass Flow Rate”, JNU, Delhi/Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering. Print ISSN: 2393-9050 Online ISSN: 2393-9109.
  68. Prashant Shrotriya, Mukesh Kumar and Rajneesh, 2015, “To Evaluate Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient on Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Pure Water by Varying Heat Flux”, JNU, Delhi/Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering. Print ISSN: 2393-9050 Online ISSN: 2393-9109.
  69. Vipin Sharma, Piyush Kumar and Rajneesh, 2015, “To Evaluate Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient on Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Pure Water by Varying Mass Flow Rate”, JNU, Delhi/Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering. Print ISSN: 2393-9050 Online ISSN: 2393-9109.
  70. Mukesh Kumar, Prashant Shrotriya and Rajneesh, 2015, “To Evaluate Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient on Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Water Salt Mixture by Varying Heat Flux”, JNU, Delhi/Journal of Material Science and Mechanical Engineering. Print ISSN: 2393-9050 Online ISSN: 2393-9109.
  71. Deepak Sahu and Rajneesh, Experimental Study of Dryout Heat Flux on Onset and Permanent Dryout Conditions and Evaporative Effectiveness of a Staggered Grid of Evaporative Heat Dissipator, ‘Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress, NIT-Tiruchirappalli’, 2014, ISBN: 978-93-84389-01-7,  pp 220-223.
  72. Pradeep, Rajneeshand Vinay Kumar, Performance Analysis of 2×8 Copper Grid with Falling Water of an Evaporative Heat Dissipator, ‘Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress, NIT-Tiruchirappalli’, 2014, ISBN: 978-93-84389-01-7, pp 367-370.
  73. Praveen Deswal and Rajneesh, Experimental Study of Mass Transfer Coefficient of an Evaporative Heat Dissipator Device, ‘Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress, NIT-Tiruchirappalli’, 2014, ISBN: 978-93-84389-01-7, pp 371-374.
  74. Vinay Kumar, Rajneesh and Pradeep, Experimental Study on Evaporative Effectiveness of Falling Film Evaporation on Copper Tube Bundle (4*8), Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress, NIT- Tiruchirappalli’, 2014, ISBN: 978-93-84389-01-7, pp 423-426.

 

 

Book Chapters

  1. Rajesh Kumar Saluja, Vineet Kumar, Radhey Sham, Rajneesh Kaushal and Freddie Inambao (2023) Performance and emission analysis of oxygenated fuel additives: a review, Advancement in Oxygenated Fuels for Sustainable Development, 241-261,Elsevier.
  2. Rohit, Rajneesh Kaushal, Amit Dhaka (2021) Application of Plasma Gasification Technology in Handling Medical Waste as an Approach to Handle the Waste Generated by COVID-19 Pandemic. In: Vadhera S., Umre B.S., Kalam A. (eds) Latest Trends in Renewable Energy Technologies. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 760. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1186-5_15
  3. Sharma M., Kaushal R. (2021) Optimization of Process Parameters of Paddy Straw Gasification System Using Taguchi Methodology. Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology. NCICEC 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_18
  4. Verma S., Kaushal R. (2021) Characterization of Engine Combustion Flames Using Inverse Abel Transform. Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology. NCICEC 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_58
  5. Sandhu S., Kaushal R. (2021) Bio-methane Generation from Anaerobic Co-digestion of Eichhornia (Water Hyacinth) and Kitchen Edible Material Ravage and Waste Paper with Pond Sludge and Cow Compost by Using Chemical Pretreatment. Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology. NCICEC 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_25
  6. Rathi A., Kaushal R. (2021)Experimental Study of a Diesel Engine Using Soybean-Based Biodiesel and Diesel Blends. Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology. NCICEC 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_26
  7. Sonkar P.K., Kaushal R. (2021) Performance Analysis of Soybean Oil Blended Diesel Fuelled DI Engine by Varying Compression Ratio. Advances in IC Engines and Combustion Technology. NCICEC 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-5996-9_27
  8. Prasidh Kumar, Namita Arora, Rajneesh Kaushal, ‘Socio-Economic Aspects of PV Roof-Top Installations for Residential Colonies‘, Applications of Computing, Automation and Wireless Systems in Electrical Engineering pp 1265-1274, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 553. Springer, Singapore

 

Invited Talks

  1. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Problem Formulation & Experimental Design’ in STC on Research Methodology & Thesis Writing: An Interdisciplinary Approach at NIT-Kurukshetra during March 11-12, 2017.
  2. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Bio-Energy: Technology and Transitions’ in STC on Renewable Energy: Technologies and Transitions at NIT-Kurukshetra during March 22-23, 2017.
  3. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘CI Engines: Technology and Transitions’ in Faculty Development Programme on “IC Engines and Compressors” Organized By Department of Mechanical Engineering, KIET Group of Institutions, organised by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University – Lucknow, during July 10-14, 2017.
  4. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Introduction to Bio-Energy’ in STC on Sustainable Rural Development using Science and Technology Organized by National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan during January 15-19, 2018.
  5. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Energy from Bio-waste’ in STC on “Sustainable Renewable Energy: Science, Technology and Development” at UIET Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra held during 19th March 2018 to 25th March 2018.
  6. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Solar Thermal Engineering’ in STC on “Scope and Application in Mechanical Engineering” at JMIETI Radaur, Yamunanagar, held during 20th April 2018 to 21st April 2018.
  7. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Sustainable Development through Computer Aided Engineering’ in TEQIP-III sponsored STC on “Advances in Computer Aided Manufacturing” at UIET Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra held during 1st April 2019 to 5th April 2019.
  8. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Writing a Research Proposal’ in TEQIP-III sponsored Two Days “Collaborative Research Workshop” at NIT Kurukshetra held during 8th May 2019 to 9th May 2019.
  9. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Energy Efficient Air Conditioning for Smart Buildings’ in TEQIP-III sponsored STC on “Smart Structures and Systems” at UIET Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra held during 19th August 2019 to 23rd August 2019.
  10. Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Bio-energy/Waste to Energy’ in Workshop on Advances in Sustainable Thermal Energy Systems: Theory and Computation (ASTESTC-2020) Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (H.P.) during February 24th -28th, 2020.
  11. Expert lecture on An Introduction to Bio-energy Technologies in Online Short-Term Training Program on “Bio-Energy: Technologies & Transitions” sponsored by TEQIP-III, Jointly organized by NIT Kurukshetra & Engineering College Bikaner during 13th to 17th May 2020.
  12. Expert lecture on An Introduction to Bio-energy Technologies in Repeat Version of Online Short-Term Training Program on “Bio-Energy: Technologies & Transitions” sponsored by TEQIP-III, Jointly organized by NIT Kurukshetra & Engineering College Bikaner during 18th to 22nd May 2020.
  13. Webinar on Advances in Biomass Energy Technology, organized by IEEE Student Branch and Department of Electrical Engineering, Poornima College of Engineering, Jaipur on 30th May 2020, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, attended by more than 1000 participants.
  14. Expert talk on Advances in Biomass Gasification in Two-Week Online Short-Term Training Program On Green Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development” sponsored by TEQIP-III, Jointly organized by NIT Kurukshetra & Engineering College Bikaner during 11th to 20th June 2020.
  15. Expert talk on Advances in Biomass Energy Technology in Online FDP on Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy, organized by IGNOU New Delhi during 8th June to 12th June 2020.
  16. Expert talk on Waste to Energy in Online Short-Term Training Program on “Environmental Crisis and Sustainable Development” sponsored by TEQIP-III, Jointly organized by NIT Kurukshetra & Engineering College Bikaner during 1st  to 5th July 2020.
  17. Webinar on Advances in Biomass Energy Technology, sponsored by TEQIP-III organized by Nalanda College of Engineering, Nalanda, Bihar on 18th July 2020, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
  18. Expert lecture on An Introduction to Bio-energy Technologies in An Online Workshop on “Exploring New Horizons in the Energy Sector” sponsored by TEQIP-III, organized by SSBUICET, Punjab University, Chandigarh during 27th July – 31st July 2020.
  19. Expert talk on Waste to Energy in One Week FDP on Green Energy for Sustainable Development and World Bio-fuel Day 2020, organized by Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology, Bhalki, Karnataka during 10th to 14th August 2020.
  20. Expert talk on Sustainable Development through Waste to Energy in Online Training organized by Extension Education Institute (EEI) Nilokheri on 3rd September 2020.
  21. Expert talk on Bio-energy Technologies in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Alternate Energy Resources Under  AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy” sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi, organized by Department of Chemistry,  Engineering College Bikaner during 1st  to 5th September 2020.
  22. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio-energy: Technology & Transitions in National Webinar on organized by Technology Education & Research Integrated Institutions (TERII) and Siksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas, Haryana on 21st November 2020.
  23. Expert talk on Bio-energy: Research & Developments in Six Days Short Term Training Programme (STTP) under AICTE AQIS on “Developing R&D Culture in Educational Institutes through Project Based Learning” organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Poornima College of Engineering, Jaipur from March 1st to 6th, 2021.
  24. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio-Energy: A Sustainable Option in 5 Days Online STC on Sustainable Development through Renewable Energy, sponsored by TEQIP-III, organized by Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Kurukshetra, during March 16th to 20th, 2021.
  25. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio-Energy: A Sustainable Option in 6 Days Online FDP on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, sponsored by AICTE-ISTE, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), during March 22nd to 27th, 2021.
  26. Expert Lecture delivered on An Introduction to BIO-ENERGY Technologies in Online Short-Term Training Program on “Advances in Mechanical Engineering for Sustainability”, organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering College Bikaner, during May 27th to 31st, 2021.
  27. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio-Energy: A Sustainable Option in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Green Technology & Sustainability Engineering, sponsored by AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy, organized by Engineering College, Bikaner, during July 1st to 5th, 2021.
  28. Expert Lecture delivered on Challenges and Opportunities of Bio-energy in India in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Integration of Renewable Energy Systems, sponsored by AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy, organized by Engineering College, Bikaner, during November 22nd to 26th, 2021.
  29. Expert Talk delivered on Bio-energy: A Sustainable Option in Two-Week Short-Term Training Program (Online) on Alternative Energy Sources for Sustainable Development, organized by Department of Mechanical, Production & Industrial and Automobile Engineering (Centre for Energy & Environment), DTU, during January 3rd to 14th, 2022.
  30. Expert Talk delivered on Challenges & Opportunities in waste to Energy in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Waste Technology, sponsored by AICTE Training & Learning (ATAL) Academy, organized by Department of Humanities & Sciences, Women Engineering College, Ajmer, during January 11th to 15th, 2022.
  31. Expert Lecture delivered on An Introduction to Bio-Energy Technologies in Two Weeks Online Faculty Development Programme on “Recent Advancements in Sustainable Development through Renewable Energy Systems”, organized by Electrical Engineering Department, Engineering College Bikaner, during March 7th to 16th, 2022.
  32. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio-Energy: Trends & Technologies in One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on “Innovative Technologies in Mechanical Engineering”, organized by Mechanical Engineering Department, Engineering College Bikaner, during March 22nd to 26th, 2022.
  33. Expert Lecture delivered on Waste Valorization: A Step towards Sustainability in One Week Workshop on “Waste Management: A key to Sustainable Earth”, organized by School of Renewable Energy and Efficiency (SREE), National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, during January 11th to 15th, 2023.
  34. Expert Lecture delivered on Waste Valorization: A Step towards Sustainability in One Week Workshop on “Waste Management: A key to Sustainable Earth”, organized by School of Renewable Energy and Efficiency (SREE), National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, during January 11th to 15th, 2023.
  35. Expert Lecture delivered on Bio Energy Technology: A Smart Way towards Sustainability in One Week Industry – Academia Engagement Workshop on Smart Technologies & Empowerment for Industries”, organized by Rakshpal Bahadur College of Engineering & Technology, Bareilly, during 27th February to 03rd March 2023.

 

Professional Recognition

Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by ‘RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS’, ELSEVIER

Member of the Society of Chemical Industry, Belgrave Square, London

Rosalind Member of London Journals Press

Life member of “THE COMBUSTION INSTITUTE -INDIAN SECTION (CIIS)”, membership no. LMC-1347

Reviewer of “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier”

Reviewer of “Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer”

Reviewer of “Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), Taylor’s University”

Chaired many Technical Sessions in National and International Conferences held in India and Abroad

Performed the duty of Observer for CBSE (UGC-NET) for many times

 

Courses/Workshops/STC Attended

  • Participated in Professional Development Training Programme for Faculty & Administrators of Project Institutions of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme – III (TEQIP – III) under the aegis of the National Project Implementation Unit, Ministry of Education, Government of India, organized by IIM Visakhapatanam during 27 January to 29 January 2021.
  • Participated in “International Workshop on Energy, Power and Environment (IWEPE-2019)”, organized by NIT-Kurukshetra in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Illinois, Chicago, during March 17-19, 2019 at NIT – Kurukshetra.
  • Participated in “International Workshop on Sustainable Energy, Power and Propulsion (ISEPP-2018)”, organized by NIT-Kurukshetra and TBRL (DRDO) Chandigarh, during March 18-22, 2018 at NIT – Kurukshetra.
  • Participated in a STC on Research Methodology and Manuscript Writing, during April 9-10, 2016 at NIT – Kurukshetra.
  • Participated in a National Biogas Convention on Current and Emerging Trends in India Biogas and Bio-fertilizer Development, during September 15-16, 2015 at IIT – Delhi.
  • Participated in an Indo-Russian Workshop and Poster Presentation on High Performance Computing for Computer Aided Engineering & Sciences, during Nov 18-20, 2014 at CDAC-Pune, Pune University.
  • Participated in a Faculty Development Programme on ‘Computational Techniques and Research Methodology’, at DCR University of Science and Technology, Sonepat, Haryana, during September 24 – 28, 2013.
  • Attended a “Short Term Course” on ‘CFD Applications in Tribology’, at NIT – Kurukshetra, Haryana, during April 19 – 21, 2013.
  • Attended a “Faculty Development Programme” on ‘Entrepreneurship’, at University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, during January, 8-22, 2013.
  • Attended a “Faculty Development Programme” on ‘Entrepreneurship’, at University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, during December, 12-24, 2012.
  • Attended a “Workshop” on ‘Innovations in Lesson Writing for Distance Learners’, at Directorate of Distance Education, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, on September, 25, 2012.
  • Participated in 4 weeks “Orientation Programme” at Academic Staff CollegeUniversity Grants Commission, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, during July, 26th, 2012 to August, 22nd, 2012.

 

Details of Ph.D. (Research Scholars) Supervision

Sr. No. Reg. No. and Reg. Date of the Scholar (S) Full time/part time Thesis (es) Title (s) Name of the Candidate Status
1 6160063,

Registered on February 10, 2016 as Full Time,

Hybrid Nano-particles in Anaerobic Digestion Enhanced Bio-methane and Bio-gas Production. Dr. Rajesh Baitha Awarded
2 6160076,

Registered on February 12, 2016 as Full Time

Experimental Investigation of a Novel Solar Powered Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System. Dr. Akash Awarded
3 6160083,

Registered on February 16, 2016 as Part Time

Experimental Investigation of Solar Thermal Desiccant Cooling System by using Nano-fluid Based Evacuated Tube Solar Collector. Er. Jasvinder Kumar In progress
4 6170026,

Registered on January 17, 2017 as Full Time

Experimental Study of Multiple Feedstock using Co-digestion and Pretreatment for Bio-gas Enhancement. Dr. Sonam Sandhu Awarded
5 6170036,

Registered on January 18, 2017 as Full Time

Enhanced Producer Gas Generation using Bio Waste in a Downdraft Gasifier for Performance and Emission Analysis of VCR Engine. Dr. Mohit Sharma Awarded
6 6180054,

Registered on April 27, 2018 as Part Time

Performance and Emission Analysis of Biodiesel Containing Biodegradable Nanoparticles Er. Narender Singh Completed
7 62000016,

Registered on January 4, 2021 as Full Time

Analysis of Bio-energy supply chain using Life Cycle Assessment for

sustainable development

Er. Ankita Singh In progress
8 62000058,

Registered on January 6, 2021 as Part Time

Study of performance and emission characteristics of a Compression Ignition Engine using Biodiesel derived from Poultry wastes Er. Elavarasan G. In progress
9 62000036,

Registered on January 6, 2021 as Part Time

Working in the area of Hydrogen Energy Er. Shresht Kakran In progress
10 62100041,

Registered on January 12, 2022 as Part Time

Working in the area of Hydrogen Energy Er. Govind Sharma In progress

Details of M-Tech. Dissertations Supervision

Sr. No. Title of Dissertation Month and Year of Awarded Candidate’s Details Co-Supervisor
1 Experimental Study of Dimensionless Enthalpy Potential and Evaporative Effectiveness of 2×8 Copper Coils of Tubular Heat Dissipator August – 2013 Mr. Roshan Lal

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2511636

Main Supervisor Mrs. P. Anuradha (UIET Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra),

 

Dr. Rajneesh: Co-supervisor from NIT Kurukshetra

2 Experimental Study of Dryout Mass Transfer Coefficient and Evaporative Effectiveness of Copper Coils (3×8) of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator August – 2013 Mr. Kitab Singh

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2511648

3 Experimental Investigation of Overall Evaporative Effectiveness of a Single Copper Tube of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator August – 2013 Mr. Vikas Chander

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2511643

4 Experimental Analysis of Dryout Heat Flux and Evaporative Effectiveness of a Single Copper Coil (1×8) of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator August – 2013 Mr. Naveen Kumar

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2511637

5 Experimental Investigation of Evaporative Effectiveness on Copper Tube Bundle  (4×8) of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger July-2014 Mr. Vinay Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3123716

N/A
6 Computational and Experimental Analysis of Heat Flux and Evaporative Effectiveness of Copper Coil of Heat Dissipator. August-2014 Mr. Deepak Sahu

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3123705

N/A
7 Performance Analysis of Falling Film Heat Transfer on 2×8 Grid of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger. August-2014 Mr. Pradeep

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3123709

N/A
8 Experimental Investigation of Evaporative Effectiveness on Copper Tube Bundle (5×8) of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger. September-2014 Mr. Goldy Sharma

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3123702

N/A
9 Experimental Study of Inter-Tubular Falling Film Modes and Evaporative Effectiveness of Staggered Grid of Evaporative Heat Dissipator. November-2014 Mr. Praveen Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3123703

N/A
10 Experimental study of falling film heat transfer coefficient at various Reynolds numbers on horizontal enhanced tubes. July-2015 Mr. Piyush Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3133601

N/A
11 Experimental Investigation of Onset & Permanent Patches on a 5×10 Evaporative Heat Dissipator August – 2015 Mr. Ravikant

(M-Tech. Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2513646

Main Supervisor Mrs. P. Anuradha (UIET Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra),

 

Dr. Rajneesh: Co-supervisor from NIT Kurukshetra

12 Experimental Study of Falling Film Evaporation Performance Parameters of 5×10 Evaporative Heat Dissipator August – 2015 Mr. Nitesh Kumar

(M-Tech. Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 2513645

13 Analysis of Film Heat Transfer Coefficient for Horizontal Enhanced Tubes by Varying Heat Flux. July-2015 Mr. Prashant Shrotriya

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3133605

N/A
14 Study of Falling Film Heat Transfer of Water Salt Solution from Horizontal Enhanced Tubes by Varying Heat Flux. July-2015 Mr. Mukesh Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3133610

N/A
15 Performance Analysis of Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient of Pure Water. July-2015 Mr. Vipin Sharma

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3133503

N/A
16 Experimental Study of Biogas, Bioslurry and Carbon Credits Earned by a Portable Biogas Plant July-2016 Mr. Ankur Kumar Tiwari

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3143705

N/A
17 Enhancement in Production of Biogas in Winter Condition under Varying Composition of Algae and Poultry Waste July-2016 Mr. Parveen Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3143715

N/A
18 Experimental Study of Biogas and Bioslurry from Cow Dung and Algae under Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions using Solar Heating. July-2016 Mr. Gaurav Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 3143716

N/A
19 EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF PARAMETERS AFFECTING BIOGAS AND BIOMANURE QUALITY July-2016 Ms. Priyanka

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 3147525

N/A
20 Experimental Study Of Biogas Produced From Cow Dung And Glycerine Under Mesophilic And Thermophilic Conditions. July-2017 Mr. Rahul Raman

(Thermal)

Regd. No. 31506116

N/A
21 Experimental Study of Biogas Produced from Thermal Pretreated Water Hyacinth, Cow dung and Human Urine in Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions. July-2017 Mr. Rakesh Kumar

(Thermal)

Regd. No. 31506316

N/A
22 Analysis of pretreated food waste for bio-gas generation. July-2017 Vidhi Gupta

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31510108

N/A
23 Investigation of soil properties to be used as thermal energy storage system.

 

July-2017 Sushant Singh Rathee

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31510110

Main Supervisor: Prof. Akhilesh Swarup (Present Director In-charge of NIT Kurukshetra and Professor in Electrical Engg. Dept. NIT-KKR.)

 

Co-supervisor: Dr. Rajneesh, NIT-KKR.

24 Pretreatment of bio-slurry in anaerobic digestion enhanced bio-gas production. August-2017 Manish Kumar

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31510105

N/A
25 Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow of Water Through Microchannel with Textured Surfaces. July-2018 Mr. Manoj Verma

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31606317

N/A
26 Experimental Analysis of Regenerator of Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System with Zig-Zag Pattern. July-2018 Mr. Shivam Tamrakar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31606315

N/A
27 Experimental Investigation of Biogas and Methane Production using Co-Digestion of Green Waste and Rice Husk. August-2018 Ms. Ekta Rai

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31606102

N/A
28 Experimental Analysis of a Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System using CaCl2 as Desiccant. August-2018 Mr. Dipender Singh Sikerwar

Regd. No. 31606304

N/A
29 Integration of Mechanical Components of DC Smart Grid System. September-2018 Mr. Prasidh Kumar

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31610122

N/A
30 Design and Analysis of Heat Exchanger for Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System August-2019 Mr. Prashant Singh

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31706306

N/A
31 Biogas Production Enhancement through Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Multiple Organic Wastes August-2019 Mr. Aditya Tyagi

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31706313

N/A
32 Upgradation  of  Biogas Produced Through Anaerobic Co-Digestion  using  Scrubbing Technology August-2019 Mr. Rahul Sharma

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31706319

N/A
33 Thermal Analysis of Pulse Detonation Engine October-2020 Kumar Laxmi Chandra Roy

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31806323

Main Supervisor: Dr. Rajneesh, NIT-KKR.

 

Co-supervisor: Mr. Ram Kumar Sharma

Scientist-D, PDS

TBRL-DRDO, Chandigarh

34 Thermal Analysis of the DDT Device by Implementation of Various Heat Exchanger Design for the Cooling Application on Pulse Detonation Engine October-2020 Silambarasan M

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31806324

35 Experimental Study of a Diesel Engine using Soybean Based Biodiesel and Diesel Blends October-2020 Arun Rathi

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31806112

N/A
36 Performance Analysis of Dual Fuel Variable Compression Ratio CI Engine using Soybean based Biodiesel Blends October-2020 Pradeep Kumar Sonkar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31806117

N/A
37 Experimental analysis of gasification with catalytic action using blend of coconut husk and walnut shells as biomass feedstock in an open core downdraft gasifier June-2021 Rohit

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31910110

N/A
38 Off gas waste heat storage cell and its application September-2021 Mohit Singh

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31906314

N/A
39 Emission and noise analysis of hydrogen fuelled diesel engine September-2021 Navdeep Singh

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31906127

N/A
40 Heat Balance Analysis of Hydrogen Fuelled VCR Dual Fuel Diesel Engine with and without EGR September-2021 Mithilesh Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31906326

N/A
41 Combustion and performance analysis of hydrogen fuelled VCR dual fuel CI engine with diesel as pilot ignition September-2021 Govind Sharma

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 31906324

N/A
42 Experimental analysis of the power generation potential and quality of producer gas from blended mixer of the cotton stalk and pistachio shell in a downdraft gasifier September-2021 Amit Kumar Dhaka

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31910120

Main Supervisor: Prof. Yash Pal (Professor, Elect. Engg, NIT-KKR)

Co-supervisor: Dr. Rajneesh, NIT-KKR.

43 Experimental study of gasification of cotton stalk and hulls in an open core downdraft gasifier September-2021 Dharmveer Shah

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31910115

N/A
44 Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Producer Gas from the Gasification of Coconut Shell & Sawdust Blend in a Downdraft Gasifier October-2021 Hrishabh Hansraj Sharma

(Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 31910109

Main Supervisor: Dr. Gulshan Sachdeva (Assistant Prof., Mech. Engg, NIT-KKR)

 

Co-supervisor: Dr. Rajneesh, NIT-KKR.

45 Comparative Analysis of Biomethane Generation from Legacy Waste and Organic Fraction of Fresh Municipal Solid Waste July-2022 Saurabh Gopal Tiwari (Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 32019117

N/A
46 Biogas Production from Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Waste Water/Yard Waste/Agriculture Waste July-2022 Ajay Katiyar (Renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 32019103

Main Supervisor: Dr. Rajneesh, NIT-KKR.

 

Co-supervisor: Dr. HD Chalak

Civil Engg. Dept. NIT-KKR.

47 Performance Analysis of a Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification System using Calcium Chloride July-2022 Prashant Kumar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32016322

N/A
48 Experimental investigation of a Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier using Lithium Chloride July-2022 Somil Jain

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32016326

N/A
49 Design and Optimization of Cold Plate for the Thermal Management of Electronic Equipment July-2023 Akshay Parihar

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32116301

N/A
50 Experimental Study of Ethanol Production and Engine Performance Analysis using Various Blends of Ethanol and Gasoline July-2023 Ashish Singh

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32116318

N/A
51 Investigation of performance characteristics for domestic split AC indoor unit using simulation approach July-2023 Yogita Aswal

(Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32116305

N/A
52 Root cause analysis of decrease in the thickness of steel shell of a Ladle and it’s optimization July-2023 Anand Abhaylal Patel (Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32116317

N/A
53 Experimental Investigation of Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification system using a Mixture of Lithium Chloride and Calcium Chloride July-2023 Jeetendra Singh (Thermal Engg.)

Regd. No. 32116312

N/A
54 Machine Learnings based Optimization of Dilute Acid Pretreatment For Enhanced Release of Fermentable Sugars from Sugarcane Bagasse and Validation by Biophysical Characterization September-2023 Anwar Hassain (renewable Energy Systems)

Regd. No. 32116312

N/A

Details of Consultancy Projects

Sr.

No.

Consultancy Project Title

 

Date of commencement/ Completion Status (Ongoing/ Completed) Sponsoring Agency
1 Proof checking /Vetting of HVAC Design for Provn of AC Plant at Bikaner Mil. Station 26.02.2019 to 09.03.2019 Completed A2S Consulting Engineers, N-Delhi
2 Engine testing in Thermal Engineering Lab 27.02.2021 to 29.02.2021 Completed UIET –KUK
3 Engine testing in Thermal Engineering Lab 27.02.2021 to 29.02.2021 Completed UIET –KUK
4 Engine testing in Thermal Engineering Lab 03.03.2021 to 04.03.2021 Completed UIET –KUK
5 Engine testing in Thermal Engineering Lab 09.03.2021 to 10.03.2021 Completed UIET –KUK
6 Proof checking /Vetting of HVAC Design of Air Conditioning for Construction of Auditorium cum Lecture Hall with seating capacity of 275 personnel at CG DHQ-1, Porbandar (Spl wk) under GE(I) CG Porbandar 02.06.2021 to 18.06.2021 Completed A2S Consulting Engineers, N-Delhi
7 To Approve design and Drawing of RO plant 8000LPH 01.09.2021 to 06.09.2021 Completed Standard Tech. Solutions, Ambala
8 Proof checking/ HVAC Design for Auditorium at Jalandhar Cantt | CA No. CEJZ/JRC-11/2020-21 08.09.2021 to 15.09.2021 Completed Pioneer Aircon, HVAC Engineers & Contractors,

Ambala City

9 Design vetting for cold storage project at HAFED Mega Food Park, Rohtak 20.12.2021 to 31.12.2021 Completed Arctic Refrigeration (P) Ltd., Unit No. 330-32, JMD Megapolis, Sohna Road, Gurugram (India)

 

10 Design vetting for cold storage project at HSIIDC, Panipat 15.01.2022 to 20.01.2022 Completed Arctic Refrigeration (P) Ltd., Unit No. 330-32, JMD Megapolis, Sohna Road, Gurugram (India)

 

11 Engine performance testing using Bio-diesel 05.03.2022 to 08.03.2022 Completed UIET –KUK
12 Engine performance testing using Bio-diesel 05.03.2022 to 08.03.2022 Completed UIET –KUK
13 Vetting of drawings & layout for plant & machinery of the Trifed project at Jagdalpur 10.05.2022 to 18.05.2022 Completed Nu-Tech Dairy Engineers Pvt. Ltd. Works : 34, HSIIDC, Food Park, Saha, Ambala, Haryana
14 Proof Checking/Vetting of CHS Design for CHS (Central Heating System) for Ladakh Scouts Bn at Karu 07.07.2022 onwards Completed A2S Consulting Engineers, N-Delhi
15 Design and Preparation of BOQ for Central Heating System for Medical Complex at 403 FD Hospital, Hunder-Leh 07.02.2023 onwards Completed A2S Consulting Engineers, N-Delhi