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Dr. D. Siva Krishna Reddy

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Education Details

  • Ph.D. in Computational Fluid Dynamics from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2012

Academic Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), June 2017 onwards

Other Professional Experience

  • Lead Engineer, Engines, PTD, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Chennai, October 2011 – May 2017
  • CFD Research Engineer, Fluidyn Software Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, December 2005 – June 2006
  • Assistant Manager, R&D compressors, Tecumseh Products India Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, August 2004 to December 2005.
  • Delivered guest lecture on “Effect of Chemical Reaction Rates on Aero-heating Prediction in Re-entry Flows” at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, 3rd March 2017
  • Delivered guest lecture on “The Role of Piston Bowl in Diesel Engine Combustion”, at B.S. Abdur Rehman University, Vandalur, Chennai, 7th May 2016.
  • Delivered guest lecture on “Science of Thermo-Fluids”, at KCG College of Engineering, Chennai, 20th August  2015.
  • Delivered guest lecture on “Advanced Combustion Concepts for Future Diesel Engines” at Automotive Research Association of India, Pune, 23rd -27th June 2014 as a part of Proficiency Improvement Programme on Powertrain Engineering.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences

  • Workshop on “Advanced Workshop on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws”, SRM IST Kattankulathur, Department of Mathematics, 4th -7th December 2017
  • Workshop on  “Advances in Finite Element Method”, SRM IST Kattankulathur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 24th  -25th February 2020
  • Advanced CFD training: Combustion Simulations for diesel and gasoline port fuel injected engines, By AVL India Pvt Ltd, Delhi, 2nd - 6th October 2016.
  • Training on Internal Combustion Systems: HCCI, DoD, VCT/VVT, DI & VCR, By SAE India, Chennai, 6th – 8th December 2012.
  • Training on Computational Fluid Dynamics by Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, 23rd to 24th August 2004.

Achievements and Awards

  • Best Paper Award for the paper tittled “Numerical Investigation of Flow Field over Four Cylinders in Square Arrangement for Different Spacing Ratios” at ICAME 2020, SRM IST Kattankulathur.
  • Best Poster Award for the Technical Article ``Computation of Hypersonic Flow of Equilibrium Reacting Air over a Blunt Body", International Conference on Nonlinear Differential Equations- Theory, Modeling and Computations, SRM Research Institute, SRM University, Kattankulathur, India, 8th - 9th December 2017.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Conducting Schaeffler Technology Show at MRV, Chennai Effectively", 11th August 2015.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Computation of Flow and Swirl Coefficients for Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", 23rd November 2014.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Presentation on Technology Development Plan for Power Train Division", 12th August 2014.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Thermal efficiency plots for Quanto and Xylo engine for effective visualization", 12th  October 2013.
  • Mahindra Excellerator Award for ``Single cylinder engine airflow optimization", 8th October 2013.
  • The Institution of Engineers India Young Engineer Award in aerospace engineering for 2013-14
  • Teaching Assistance Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. from ``Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India", 2006-10.
  • Teaching Assistance Fellowship for pursuing M.Tech from ``Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India", 2002-04.
  • Best Seminar Award in B.Tech for the talk, ``Desirable combustion properties of a fuel for internal combustion engine applications", 2002.
  • Awarded a scholarship from the A.P. state government from 8th to 10th standard at the district level, 1993-1996.

Memberships

  • Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE)
  • Life Member, The Institution of Engineers India
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • External Ballistics
  • Bluff Body Aerodynamics and Internal Combustion Engines

Selected Publications

  • Reddy, D.S.K., Rohan, I.J., Karthick, L., and Kumar, P., `` Numerical Investigation of Flow Around Four In-line Circular Cylinders", IOP Conference Series:  Materials Science Engineering 912 042025, 2020.
  • Jai, M., Reddy, D.S.K., and Risabh`` Numerical Simulation of Flow Fields over Slender Bodies at Transonic Mach numbers and Low Angle of Attacks", IOP Conference Series:  Materials Science Engineering 912 042047, 2020.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Goutam, P., `` Numerical Investigation of Flow Field over Four Cylinders in Square Arrangement for Different Spacing Ratios", IOP Conference Series:  Materials Science Engineering 912 042052, 2020.
  • Sravan, S.K., Gowtham.S., Lalith, B.V.K., Praneeth, V., and Reddy, D.S.K., ``Numerical Prediction of Deflection of a Cylindrical Hollow Structure due to Steady Wind Loads", IOP Conference Series:  Materials Science Engineering 912 022042, 2020.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Padhy, B.P., and Reddy, B.K., `` Flat-Fire Trajectory Simulation of AK-47 Assault Rifle 7.82-mm Bullet”, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 1, B415-E425, 2019.
  • Singh, S.K, Reddy, D.S.K., Mukherjee, M., Mani Kandan, M., Kumar, P., “Discussion of “Wave-current generated turbulence over hemisphere bottom roughness by Barman et al. (2018)””, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Vol. 208, 2018, pp. 49-51.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Bijaylakshmi, S., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of High-Enthalpy Air Chemistry on Stagnation Point Heat Flux", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 28, No. 2, April-June 2014, pp.356-359.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Chemical Reaction Rates on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Flows", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 25, No. 1, January-March 2011, pp.21-33.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Hypersonic Turbulent Flow Simulation of FIRE II Re-entry Vehicle Afterbody", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 46, No. 4, July-August 2009, pp.745-757.

Papers Presented

  • Reddy, D.S.K., Ankit C., Manish, M. N., "Influence of Injection Timings and Rail Pressure on Diesel Engine Performance", ICARSES, 3-5 December, 2020, SRMIST, Kanttankulathur.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Bibhu, P.P.,  “Computational Study of Fire Inside a Highway Tunnel”, 65th ISATM Congress, Hyderabad, India,  9-11 December 2020, GITAM University, Hyderabad, Paper No: PID-F46
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Ankit C.,  “Estimation of Single Cylinder Diesel  Engine Performance with Different Fuel Injector Configurations”, 65th ISATM Congress, Hyderabad, India,  9-11 December 2020, GITAM University, Hyderabad, Paper No: PID-F31
  • Reddy, D.S.K.,, Siddharth, R., and Kushal, J. K. I., “Numerical Prediction of Deflection of Chimney Due to Steady Wind Loads”, 65th ISATM Congress, Hyderabad, India, 9-11 December 2020, GITAM University, Hyderabad, Paper No: PID-F37
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Harish, S., Karthikeyan, B., Koushik, V.P., and Shivram, R., ``Numerical Prediction of Aerodynamic and Magnus Coefficients of a Supersonic Spinning Artillery Projectile”, 64th International Congress of ISTAM, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India, 9th December- 12th December, 2019. 
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Yadav, O., ``Numerical Simulation of Film Cooling in Rocket Nozzle”, 46th National Conference on FMFP, P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, 9th December- 11th December, 2019. 
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Barara, D., Anand, S., and Ganesh, G., ``Prediction of Range of an Artillery Shell Considering the Aerodynamic Drag for Supersonic Conditions", 5th National Symposium on Shock waves, TBRL, Chandigarh, India, 28th February- 2nd March, 2018.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Dass, A.K., ``Computation of Hypersonic Flow of Equilibrium Reacting Air over a Blunt Body", International Conference on Nonlinear Differential Equations- Theory, Modeling and Computations, SRM Research Institute, SRM University, Kattankulathur, India, 8th - 9th December, 2017, {{Poster Presentation}}.
  • Reddy, D.S.K, ``Investigation of High Pressure Diesel Spray Characteristics with Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach", 18th Annual Conference of Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems Asia, India, 6th - 9th, November, 2016, Paper No. ILASS-Asia-75.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Suryanarayana, V., and Ghodke, P., ``Computation and Validation of In-cylinder Flowfield, Swirl and Flow Coefficients for a Naturally Aspirated Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", SAE Paper 2016-28-0018.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Ghodke, P., and Velusamy, R., ``Indigenous Knowledge Generation in the Design of Automotive Engines", India International Science Festival, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 4th-8th December, Paper No. 120, 2015.
  • Rehan, S., Anand, K., Padmavathi, R., Jagan. G., Anshul, A., Gourav, G., Reddy, D.S.K., and Siva, S.R., ``Computational and Experimental Investigations to Improve Performance, Emission and Fuel Efficiency of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine, SAE Paper 2015-26-0099, 2015.
  • Manas, K.P., Aneesh, B., Ghodke, P., Velusamy, R., Reddy, D.S.K., Anand, T.N.C., Shamit, B., ``Spray Visualization of High Pressure Diesel Sprays at Various Ambient Conditions", 2nd National Propulsion Conference, India, 23rd -24th February, 2015, Paper No. NPC2015-27.
  • Manjunath, C.R., Reddy, D.S.K., Rehan, S., Padmavathi, R., ``Analysis of Pressure Pulsations in the Intake Duct of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", ASME Conference  paper FEDSM2014-21305, 2014.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Padmavathi, R., Rehan, S., and Radhakrishnan, S., ``Practical Considerations in the Air Flow Optimization of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", SAE paper 2014-01-1705, 2014.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and K. Sinha, ``Analysis of High-enthalpy Air-chemistry and its Effect on Stagnation Point Heat Flux," AIAA paper 2012-3002, 2012.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Chemical Reaction Rates on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Capsules", AIAA paper 2010-630, 2010.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Transport Coefficients on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Capsules", 4th Symposium on Applied Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicles, Bengaluru, India, Dec 10-12, 2009.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Analysis of Non-Equilibrium Thermo-Chemistry in Fire II Re-entry Flowfield", 34th Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Conference, BITS, Ranchi, India, Dec. 10-12,  2007.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Hypersonic Turbulent Reacting Flow Simulation of Fire II Re-entry Vehicle", AIAA Paper 2007-805, 2007.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Pavan, V.V.R., ``Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel for Automobiles", All India Mechanical Engineering Students Meet-2001, JNTU College of Engineering, Anthapur, A.P.

Working Papers

  • Numerical Simulations of Bluff Body Flows at High Reynolds Number Over Large Structures
  • Trajectory Simulation of 155 mm Artillery Projectile Using 3 Degree of Freedom Model
  • Prediction of Buffeting Shock Wave over a Three Body Launch Vehicle at Transonic Flow Conditions

Work in Progress

  • With Dr. Amjad Ali Pasha “CFD Simulation of Boundary Layer Flow over Flat Plate at High Enthalpy Conditions”
  • Trajectory Simulation of 155 mm Artillery Projectile Using 6 Degree of Freedom Model
  • Development of 1 D Simulation Tool for Predicting the Diesel Engine Performance.
  • Development of Euler solvers with non-equilibrium thermo-chemistry