National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Faculty

Name : Rajneesh .
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (Thermal Engineering)-2014, M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 2004-2006, B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 1999-2003

Current Address :

N.I.T. CAMPUS, N.I.T. KURUKSHETRA-136119, HARYANA

Phone 1 (office) : +911744233522
Phone 2 (office) : 9996625007
Email : rajneesh41@gmail.com , rajneesh@nitkkr.ac.in

Area Of Interest :

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Experimental Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning
  • Bio-energy
  • Waste to Energy

Experience :

  • 12 Years of Teaching

 

  • Working as Assistant Professor at National Institute of Technology – Kurukshetra since February 6, 2013.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor at 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.

Other :

Patents

  1. Indian Patent Application No. 201711042859 dated November 29, 2017 for the invention entitled “Solar Heat Collector” in the name of Rajneesh and National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra. [PUBLISHED]
  2. Indian Patent Application No. 201811000419 dated January 4, 2018 for the invention entitled “Dehumidifier/Regenerator Apparatus” in the name of National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra and Rajneesh.

Project Ongoing

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

 

Industrial Consultancy

Air Conditioning Systems and chiller Plants 

Done assignments of Proof checking /Vetting of HVAC Design for Provn of AC Plant

Conferences Organized

Organized one International Conference on Computational Modelling, Simulation and Optimization (ICCMSO-2019) at National University of Singapore, Singapore, during June 27-29, 2019 as Organizing Secretary.

Research Publications - 

Papers Published in Journals

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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: 10.1080/01430750.2018.1517687(SCOPUS)
  5. 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: 10.1080/01430750.2018.1456966(SCOPUS)
  6. 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. 11(special issue,2019): p. 1097-1107. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  7. 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. 11(special issue,2019) :p. 1091-1096. ISSN 1943-023X (SCOPUS)
  8. 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 Technology 12, no. 7 (2017): 1956-1971. (SCOPUS)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Dipender Singh Sikerwar and Rajneesh Kaushal, April 2018, “Performance Analysis of Dehumidifier of Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System using CaCl2 as Desiccant with Two Different Plates”, Journal of Basic and Applied Engineering Research, Krishi Sanskriti Publications, p-ISSN: 2350-0077, e-ISSN: 2350-0255, pp 307-310, 5(4).

Papers Published in Conferences

  1. Rajneesh Kaushal and 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Sonam Sandhu and Rajneesh Kaushal, Anaerobic 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.
  5. Rajneesh and 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.
  6. Rajneesh and 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. S.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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Parveen Kumar and RajneeshEnhancement 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Pradeep, Rajneesh and 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.

 

Ph.D Supervision - 

Submitted: 01

In Progress: 07

M.Tech Dissertations  -

  • Completed: 32   
  • In Progress: 04   

Sr. No.

Title of Dissertation

Name of Student/

Regd. No.

Year  of Award

1

Experimental Study of Dimensionless Enthalpy Potential and Evaporative Effectiveness of 2×8 Copper Coils of Tubular Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Roshan Lal

Regd. No. 2511636

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2013

2

Experimental Study of Dryout Mass Transfer Coefficient and Evaporative Effectiveness of Copper Coils (3×8) of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Kitab Singh

Regd. No. 2511648

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2013

3

Experimental Investigation of Overall Evaporative Effectiveness of a Single Copper Tube of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Vikas Chander

Regd. No. 2511643

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2013

4

Experimental Analysis of Dryout Heat Flux and Evaporative Effectiveness of a Single Copper Coil (1×8) of an Evaporative Tubular Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Naveen Kumar

Regd. No. 2511637

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2013

5

Experimental Study of Inter-Tubular Falling Film Modes and Evaporative Effectiveness of Staggered Grid of Evaporative Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Praveen Kumar

Regd. No. 3123703

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2014

6

Experimental Investigation of Evaporative Effectiveness on Copper Tube Bundle (5×8) of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger.

Mr. Goldy Sharma

Regd. No. 3123702

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2014

7

Computational and Experimental Analysis of Heat Flux and Evaporative Effectiveness of Copper Coil of Heat Dissipator.

Mr. Deepak Sahu

Regd. No. 3123705

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2014

8

Experimental Investigation of Evaporative Effectiveness on Copper Tube Bundle (4×8) of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger.

Mr. Vinay Kumar

Regd. No. 3123716

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2014

9

Performance Analysis of Falling Film Heat Transfer on 2×8 Grid of an Evaporative Heat Exchanger.

Mr. Pradeep

Regd. No. 3123709

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2014

10

Experimental study of falling film heat transfer coefficient at various Reynolds numbers on horizontal enhanced tubes.

Mr. Piyush Kumar

Regd. No. 3133601

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2015

11

Analysis of Film Heat Transfer Coefficient for Horizontal Enhanced Tubes by Varying Heat Flux.

Mr. Prashant Shrotriya

Regd. No. 3133605

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2015

12

Study of Falling Film Heat Transfer of Water Salt Solution from Horizontal Enhanced Tubes by Varying Heat Flux.

Mr. Mukesh Kumar

Regd. No. 3133610

 (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2015

13

Performance Analysis of Horizontal Enhanced Tubes for Falling Film Heat Transfer Coefficient of Pure Water.

Mr. Vipin Sharma

Regd. No. 3133503

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2015

14

Experimental Investigation of Onset & Permanent Patches on a 5×10 Evaporative Heat Dissipator

Mr. Ravikant

(Regd. No. 2513646)

(M-Tech. Thermal Engg.)

2015

15

Experimental Study of Falling Film Evaporation Performance Parameters of 5×10 Evaporative Heat Dissipator

Mr. Nitesh Kumar

(Regd. No. 2513645)

(M-Tech. Thermal Engg.)

2015

16

Experimental Study of Biogas, Bioslurry and Carbon Credits Earned by a Portable Biogas Plant

Mr. Ankur Kumar Tiwari

Regd. No. 3143705

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2016

17

Enhancement in Production of Biogas in Winter Condition under Varying Composition of Algae and Poultry Waste.

Mr. Parveen Kumar

Regd. No. 3143715

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2016

18

Experimental Study of Biogas and Bioslurry from Cow Dung and Algae under Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions using Solar Heating.

Mr. Gaurav Kumar

Regd. No. 3143716

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2016

19

Experimental Analysis of Parameters affecting Biogas and Biomanure Quality.

Ms. Priyanka

Regd. No. 3147525

  (M-Tech.-Renewable Energy       Systems)

2016

20

Experimental Study of Biogas Produced from Cow Dung and Glycerine under Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions.

Mr. Rahul Raman

Regd. No. 31506116

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2017

21

Experimental Study of Biogas Produced from Thermal Pretreated Water Hyacinth, Cow dung and Human Urine in Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions.

Mr. Rakesh Kumar

Regd. No. 31506316

  (M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2017

22

Analysis of pretreated food waste for bio-gas generation.

Ms. Vidhi Gupta

Regd. No. 31510108

  (M-Tech.-Renewable Energy   Systems)

2017

23

Investigation of soil properties to be used as thermal energy storage system.

 

Mr. Sushant Singh Rathee

Regd. No. 31510110

  (M-Tech.-Renewable Energy     Systems)

2017

24

Pretreatment of bio-slurry in anaerobic digestion enhanced bio-gas production.

Mr. Manish Kumar

Regd. No. 31510105

  (M-Tech.-Renewable Energy     Systems)

2017

25

Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow of Water Through Microchannel with Textured Surfaces.

Mr. Manoj Verma

Regd. No. 31606317

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2018

26

Experimental Analysis of Regenerator of Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System with Zig-Zag Pattern.

Mr. Shivam Tamrakar

Regd. No. 31606315

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2018

27

Experimental Investigation of Biogas and Methane Production using Co-Digestion of Green Waste and Rice Husk.

Ms. Ekta Rai

Regd. No. 31606102

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2018

28

Experimental Analysis of a Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System using Cacl2 as Desiccant.

Mr. Dipender Singh Sikerwar

Regd. No. 31606304

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2018

29

Integration of Mechanical Components of DC Smart Grid System.

 

Mr. Prasidh Kumar

Regd. No. 31610122

(M-Tech.-Renewable Energy Systems)

2018

30 Design and Analysis of Heat Exchanger for Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System

Mr. Prashant Singh

Regd. No.31706306

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2019
31 Biogas Production Enhancement through Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Multiple Organic Wastes

Mr. Aditya Tyagi 

Regd. No.31706313

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2019
32 Upgradation  of  Biogas Produced Through Anaerobic Co-Digestion  using  Scrubbing Technology

Mr. Rahul Sharma

Regd. No.31706319

(M-Tech.-Thermal Engg.)

2019

 

Courses/Workshops/STC Attended

  • 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 College, University Grants Commission, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, during July, 26th, 2012 to August, 22nd, 2012.

Professional Recognition 

  1. Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by 'RENEWABLE AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS', ELSEVIER.
  2. Life member of "THE COMBUSTION INSTITUTE -INDIAN SECTION (CIIS)", membership no. LMC-1347.
  3. Reviewer of “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier”.
  4. Reviewer of “Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer”.
  5. Reviewer of “Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), Taylor’s University”.
  6. Reviewed 10 Papers for “National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME)” held during June 2-3, 2017, at NIT-Kurukshetra.
  7. Chaired 2 Technical Sessions in “National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (NCRAME)” held during June 2-3, 2017, at NIT-Kurukshetra.

Academic Contribution

  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS) of Mechanical Engineering Department of NIT-Kurukshetra w.e.f. 22.07.2015.
  • Member of Dept. Advisory Committee (DAC) of Mechanical Engineering Department of NIT-Kurukshetra w.e.f. 19.08.2016.
  • Prof. In-charge of Thermal Engineering Lab. of Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT-Kurukshetra.

Expert Lectures Delivered

  • Expert Lecture Delivered on ‘Air Conditioning for Smart Buildings’ in TEQIP-III sponsored One Week Short Term Course "Smart Structures and Systems" at University Institute of Engineering andTechnology, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra held during 19th August 2019 to 23rd August 2019.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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