National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : Gian Bhushan
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph. D (2004, KU)
Current Address :

BT-502, NIT Campus, NIT Kurukshetra

Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233463
Phone 2 (office) : 9416220361
Email :,

Area Of Interest :

Research Areas: Tribology, Fluid Engineering, CAE


Experience :

Teaching Experience:         26 years
Industrial Experience:     01 year

Other :

Research Publications 

International Journals: 43                  National Journals: 10              

International Conferences: 30           National Conferences: 37

Selected Publications (Last 5 years)

  • VK Arora, G Bhushan & ML Aggarwal, “Mathematical modelling for fatigue life prediction of a symmetrical 65Si7 leaf spring” International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering & Technology, Vol.10, No.3, 2018, pp. 287-319.
  • Bhupender Sharma, Gian Bhushan & Gulshan Sachdeva, “Effect of flow structure on heat transfer in compact heat exchanger by using finite thickness winglet at acute angle.” Journal of Thermal Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, April 2017, pp 1149-1162.
  • VK Arora, G Bhushan & ML Aggarwal, “Enhancement of fatigue life of multi-leaf spring by parameter optimization using RSM.” Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 39, No. 4, April 2017, pp.1333-1349.
  • Sunil Dhingra, Gian Bhushan & Kashyap Kumar Dubey, “Validation and enhancement of waste cooking sunflower oil based biodiesel production by transesterification process,” Enegy Resources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, Vol. 38, No. 10, May 2016, pp.1448-1454.
  • Sunil Dhingra, Gian Bhushan & Kashyap Kumar Dubey ,“Comparative performance analysis of jatropha, karanja, mahua, and polanga based biodiesel engine using hybrid genetic algorithm,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 8, No. 1, January 2016, doi. 10.1063/1.4939513.
  • Deepak Chhabra, Gian Bhushan & Pankaj Chandna, “Optimal Placement of Piezoelectric Actuators on Plate Structures for Active Vibration Control using Modified Control Matrix and Singular Value Decomposition Approach.” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2016, pp. 272-280.
  • VK Arora, G Bhushan & ML Aggarwal, “Precise estimation of individual leaf camber and stepping in symmetrical 65Si7 lef springs.” Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 36, No.6, August 2016, pp. 1717-1729.
  • Vinkel Arora, Gian Bhushan & M.L. Aggarwal, “Static structural CAE analysis of symmetrical 65Si7 leaf springs in automotive vehicles,” Engineering Solid Mechanics, 2015, vol. 3, no. 1, pp.59-74.
  • Deepak Chhabra, Gian Bhushan & Pankaj Chandna, “Optimization of collocated/non collocated sensors and actuators along with feedback gain using Hybrid Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm –Artificial Neural Network” Chinese Journal of Engineering, 2014, doi. /10.1155/2014/692140.
  • Vinkel Arora, Gian Bhushan & M.L. Aggarwal, “Fatigue life prediction of leaf springs in automotive vehicles using CAE tools.” International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology (IJCAET), Vol. 6, No. 3, 2014, pp 271-292.

Awards & Honours  

Received “The Sir Rajendra Nath Mookerjee Memorial Prize” for the best paper (details below) in the Journal of Institute of Engineers (India) for year 2002.        

G. Bhushan, SS Rattan & NP Mehta, “Effect of turbulence, ellipticity ratio & L/D ratio on the performance of four-lobe bearings with rigid and flexible rotors”. Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Vol. 83, July 2002, pp. 57-61.

 Membership of Professional Bodies 

  1. Associate Member, The Institute of Engineers (India) .
  2. Life Member, Tribology Society of India (TSI) 
  3. Member, South Energy Forum for Energy Efficiency (SAFEE) 
  4. Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  5. Life Member, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM)
  6. Life Member, The Indian Structural Integrity Society (InSIS)
  7. Life Member, Society for Fusion of Science & Technology (SFST)

Ph.D Supervised  

     Completed:   7

     In Progress:  6

M.Tech Dissertations

       Completed:  43 

        In progress:  2

   Academic Activities 

  • Co-Chair, " 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Science & Technology", NIT Kurukshetra, Feb 18-22, 2019
  • Convener, "National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering", NIT Kurukshetra, June 02-03, 2017.
  • Coordinator, “Six week training course for newly recruited Sub Divisional Engineers of Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Haryana” conducted by Centre for Continue Education & External Collaboration (CCEEC), NIT Kurukshetra, December 20, 2010 to January 20, 2011
  • Coordinator, “Faculty Empowerment Workshop”, NIT Kurukshetra, October 4-8, 2010.
  • Conference Secretary of the International Conference “EnviroEnergy 2009” organized by NIT Kurukshetra at Taj, Chandigarh, March19-21, 2009
  • Coordinator, National Symposium “Emerging Trends in Mechatronics”, NIT Kurukshetra, December 27-28, 2007 .
  • Member Organising Committee, “National Workshop on Industry Institute Interaction (NWIII-07)”, organized by NIT Kurukshetra at Chandigarh, February 19-20, 2007.
  • Developed CAD lab of Mech. Engg. Dept. in 2007 under TEQIP I. 
  • Member Organising Committee, “All India seminar on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETME-2005)”, NIT Kurukshetra, March 29-30, 2005.
  • Attended 40 workshops/conferences/STC/symposium etc.
  • Member BOS (2014 onwards)
  • Member DRC (2008-2010, 2014 onwards) 

Administrative Contributions at Departmental Level 

  • Chairman Departmental Purchase Committee (2016 to 2018)
  • Member Departmental Purchase Committee (2009 -2015)
  • Prof-in-charge Mech. Soc. (2009-2014) .
  • Member admission committee for PG (2007-2014)

Administrative Contributions at Institute Level

  • Dean (Academic) (From 01-09-2019 to till date)
  • Professoe Incharge (Academic) (01-08-2017 to 31-08-2019)
  • Deputy Chief Warden, Boys Hostel (July 2014  to July 2017)
  • Prof-in-charge CCEEC (2011 -2014)
  • Coordinator CCEEC (2010-2011)