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Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Education

  • Ph.D Mechanical Engineering  IIT Madras, Chennai, 2017
  • M.Tech. Mechanical Engineering NIT Rourkela, 2009
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering Magadha University, 2007

Academic Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai, 2017
  • Assistant professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, CIT, Centurion University technology and Management Bhubaneswar 2009-2011.

Memberships

  • Institute of Engineers IE-India (Associate, A550148-3)
  • Indian Institute of Welding (Associate member, R-10297)
  • International Society for research and development (SR4150900645 LIFE TIME, SENIOR MEMBER)

  • Microfluidics
  • Cavitation
  • Vertical Axis Wind Turbine
  • Hydrodynamics

International Journal

  • With Krishanu Kumar & Santosh Kumar Singh, "Aerodynamic Performance Optimization of Multiple Slat Airfoil based on Multi‐Objective Genetic Algorithm," Arab J Sci Eng, Springer, 60, 2021.
  • Pankaj Kumar, R Rohan Karthik and Santosh Kumar Singh, “Experimental investigation of cavity dynamics in convergent-divergent nozzle in sheet mode”, Iranian Journal of Science and  Technology, Transactions of Mechanical Engineering, ( SCIE-1.02)[Accepted]
  • Shardul Vikram Singh, Praneeti Mitra and Pankaj Kumar, “ A study of flow interference and heat transfer between two-cylinders at different orientations” Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science, ( ESCI & Scopus) Accepted 1st Jan 2021 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joes.2021.01.001).    
  • With Krishanu Kumar, " Effect of groove depth on hydrothermal characteristics of the rectangular microchannel heat sink," Inter. J. Thermal Sciences, Elsevier, 161, 2021.
  • With Jeyaraj, Thavamani, " Numerical investigation of flow boiling characteristics of water in a rectangular microchannel," J Therm Anal Calorim, Springer, 137, 2020.
  • With Sabita Sarkar, " Experimental investigation of liquid disintegration on slotted disc in centrifugal atomization process," Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Elsevier, 145, 2019.
  • Pankaj Kumar, " Numerical investigation of fluid flow and heat transfer in trapezoidal microchannel with groove structure," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Elsevier, 136, 2019.
  • With Shamit Bakshi and Dhiman Chatterjee, " Experimental investigation of cavitation behind the circular cylinder," J. Thermal Sci. Eng. App., ASME, 9, 2017.
  • With Shamit Bakshi and Dhiman Chatterjee, " Experimental investigation of cavitating structure in the near wake of a cylinder," Inter. J. Multiphase flow, Elsevier, 89, 2017.
  • T.M.Prem Kumar, Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee, "Cavitation characteristics of S-blade used in fully reversible pump-turbine".  J. Fluids Eng., ASME, 136, 2014.
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi, "Experimental investigation of cavitating structure in the near wake of a cylinder" Inter. J. Multiphase flow, Elsevier, 89, 2017.
  • Pankaj Kumar , Bakshi S. and Chatterjee D., "Experimental investigation of cavitation behind the circular cylinder"   J. Thermal Sci. Eng. App., ASME, 9(3), 2017.

International Conference

  • Pankaj Kumar, "Numerical analysis of forced convective flow and heat transfer in a microchannel   heat sink", International  conference in fluid mechanics and thermal engineering (ICFMTE2010), 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Pankaj Kumar, "Single phase forced convective flow in microchannel heat sink",5th International Conference on advances in mechanical engineering (ICAME)-2011, SVNIT Surat.
  • Anil Kujur, Pankaj Kumar  and Dhiman Chatterjee, "Effect of ultrasound on wake cavitation" 8th International Symposium on Cavitation , 2012, 13-16 August, Singapore.
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi, 2015,"Effect of ultrasound on cavitation behind a circular cylinder, 6-10 Dec, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Pankaj Kumar, Dhiman Chatterjee and Shamit Bakshi., 2016, Experimental investigation of cavitation behind a circular cylinder in a cross-flow., ICTEA-2016,Abu-Dhab, March 24-26 ,2016

National conference

  • Pankaj Kumar, Chatterjee D., “Choice of an appropriate cavitation model: a case study” Proceedings of the Fortieth National Conference, FMFP 2013 , NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India -Paper ID 170

Patents

  • Shardul Vikram Singh and Pankaj Kumar, A Duct-Based Fluid Turbine Apparatus”, Application No.  202041044987, Filling date-15/10/2020 ,  Published date-4/12/2020
  • Pankaj Kumar, Ayush Mishra, D Siva Krishna Reddy,Atul Kushwaha, Kirishnan KRM, Shreyash Gupta, Yashvardhan Bahetey, Arindam Datta, Krish Narsang Barad, A Fuel Injector Of An Engine, 202041054358, filling date- 14/12/2020 publisged date-18/12/2020
  • A vibration damping device,  PS Balaji, KP Senapaty, B Nayak, Y Bakthavachalam, Pankaj Kumar, Application number 201941014302, filling date- 09.04.2019
  • System and method for dissipating heat from a battery unit, Pankaj Kumar & Sarvagya Tripathi , Indian application no. 201841020321A,  Publication date : 08/06/2018.
  • A system for utilizing waste heat of a battery to partially charge the battery, Pankaj Kumar & Sarvagya Tripathi, Indian application no. 201841020322 A, Publication date : 08/06/2018.
  • A shutter valve assembly for an internal combustion engine, Pankaj Kumar & Sarvagya Tripathi , Indian application no.201841018780 Publication date : 25/05/2018.
  • Atomizer for production of very fine droplet through centrifugal atomization technique and methods thereof, Pankaj Kumar & Sabita Sarkar, patent number, 201741036717, Publication date: 19/4/2019.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences

  • Attend a QIP/CEP- Short Term Course in IIT Madras, “Microfluidics based healthcare diagnostics and interfacial phenomena”, 9-11 Nov, 2017.
  • Attend a AICTE Sponsored QIP Short Term Course in IIT Madras, “Advances in experimental and computational fluid mechanics,  29-3 Dec 2018.
  • Organize Six Days Faculty develop Program in Dept of Mechanical Engineering, SRMIST Kattankulathur, Advances in fluid Flow and heat transfer (AFFHT-2020), 15-20 Feb 2021.

 

 


Course

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • CFD
  • Applied thermal
  • Advance Fluid Mechanics

Email: pankajkr@srmist.edu.in