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Dr. Shailendra K. Shukla
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
skshukla.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Thermal Engineering, Energy Engineering, Alternate Fuels and Renewable Energy

Prof. S.K. Shukla is former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Ranchi University and working in the field of Thermal Engineering and Renewable Energy Technology since last 19 years. He is founder Coordinator of Centre For Energy and Resources Development (CERD), IIT(BHU) and Coordinator of CST UP Incubation Centre for Grass-Root Innovators at Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT(BHU), Varanasi. He has completed his Masters in Energy Studies and Ph.D. in Solar Thermal Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India. He is a recognized guide for M.Tech. and Ph. D. in Thermal and Energy Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow and NITTTR, Chandigarh. He has developed research Collaborations with Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, University of Leeds, UK and University of Technology, Mauritius, GIFU University, Japan in the field of Thermal Engineering and Renewable Energy Technology. He is a Visiting Professor under MHRD Govt. of India, Secondment to Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and University of Technology, Mauritius. He has published more than 50 research papers in International Journals. He has delivered number of invited talks in International conferences/symposiums/ workshops on various issues in the field of Renewable Energy and Alternate Fuel Technologies. He is a member of Post Graduate and Research Committee, Mechanical Engineering Department IIT (BHU), Varanasi since October 2013. He has also nominated as Principal Member of Expert Group in Mechanical Engineering Sectional Committees (MED-39) and MED-04, of Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), Govt. of India, New Delhi. He was also member of drafting committee of Bureau of Energy Efficiency for ISO50001.

He is a recipient of UGC-TEC Consortium Agreement Award 2010 in Sustainable Energy by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India. Recently he has been awarded by Japanese Society for Promotion of Sciences, JSPS Fellow Award 2014-15 for Visiting GIFU University, Japan. Over the years he has been able to promote the Renewable energy sources by introducing various courses and also motivating students to undertake research programs in this field. The students trained under his guidance are successfully perusing their research career in their respective countries. He has also participated in science popularization programs organized by Govt. of India and other Non Governmental Organizations. He has to his credit 4 books and one book chapter in the book published by Springer.

Prof. Shukla has made unique and significant contributions in promoting the research culture amongst students and Teachers of IIT (BHU) and other Universities across the various disciplines such as Science, Engineering and Management etc. He has worked as a Principal Investigator of various Research Project sponsored by UGC, AICTE and Science Technology Department. He was Session Organizer of Energy Systems: Analysis, Thermodynamics and Sustainability, American Society for Mechanical Engineers-IMECE2009 conference held during 13-19 November 2009 at Florida. He is on the Editorial Board of many international and national journal in the field of thermal and energy engineering. He is also Reviewer of many International Journals like Energy Policy, Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Under Elsevier Publication, Reviewer of International Journal of Energy Engineering, Springer Publications and “Environment Progress”, Wliey & Sons Publications etc.

FOREIGN VISITS AND VISITING PROFESSORSHIP

  1. Visited North Electric China University, Beijing, China during 20-22 October 2008 for attending IV International Green Energy Conference-2008 and presented research paper entitled “Performance Studies of a Focusing Solar Cooker”.
  2. Appointed and worked as visiting faculty in Energy field of study at School of Environment and Resources Development at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bangkok from 18.08.2009 -30.12.2009. (MHRD-Indian Secondment Sanction)
  3. Invited Speaker in  International Workshop on Energy Security Concepts and Indicators for Asia, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy NUS Singapore, November 14-16, Singapore
  4. Appointed as visiting faculty under IV UGC-TEC consortium Agreement 2010 at University of Technology, Mauritius for 8 weeks from 01 August 2011.
  5. Visited Planetary Scientific Research Centre, Pattaya, Thailand during December 8-9, 2010 for attending International Conference on Aerospace, Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (IAAME-2012) as invited speaker.
  6. Appointed and worked as Visiting Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at GIFU University, Japan under JSPS fellow Program (Feb-March 2015).

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Sl.No.

Duration Institutions/Organisations Area 
1.
06 YEARS
(December 1998- September 2004)

CES, IDDC, IIT DELHI

TESTING OF SCHEFFLER CONCENTRATING SOLAR COOKER, HEATERS AND SOLAR STILL SYSTEMS

2.
1 YEAR 2 MONTHS
(September 2001- November 2002)
Part Time Consultancy 
SIITRAT NEW DELHI
DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR INCINERATOR AT ARMY BASE CAMP, SIACHEN

3.

ONE SEMESTER (16 WEEKS)
August 2009-December 2009)
ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT) BANGKOK
ENERGY FIELD OF STUDY AT SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

4.

ONE MONTH
(August 2011-September 2011)
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MAURITIUS
THERMAL AND ENERGY ENGINEERING

5.

ONE MONTH
(February 2015 –March 2015)
GIFU UNIVERSITY JAPAN
GASIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES

MAJOR RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Founder Coordinator of Centre for Excellence on Energy and Resources Development (CERD), funded by MHRD, Govt. of India, 14August 2014
  2. Coordinated the MOU with Tata Motors to establish the R&D centre in the Institute. A tata indica car has been provided by TML for development of Solar Hybrid Car. This project has been successfully demonstrated at IIT (BHU). (MOU has been signed on December 06, 2017)
  3. Submitted Invited Proposal on Impact of Climate Change on Renewable Energy Sites, invited by Ministry of Environment and forest (MOEF) Govt. of India, under UNFCCC Program, (Under Process)
  4. One of the Mentor of this team and helped in the execution of technical works for participation in Shell Eco-Marathon, Manila. Team has successfully passed the Technical Inspection and won the award.
  5. Establishment of CST UP Incubation Centre- under consideration by the Institute, Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of U.P.
  6. Establishment of COE on Skilling in Renewable Energy Sector – under consideration by the Institute, NSDC, Ministry of Skill Development, GOI, New Delhi
  7. Our M.Tech. Student’s Project Design and Development of a vacuum fryer for the production of 100 kg carrot, was awarded fund of Rs.35, 000 from Institution of Engineers, Kolkata.

Major Awards

1.The 2011 IT-BHU Publication Award under 1st Prize category for the faculty.

2 IV UGC-TEC consortium Agreement Award 2010, Govt. of India

3. Vidya Udyam Setu Award 2014, National Award for Building Bridges in Academia & Industry by PGK Mandal’s H.V.Desai College Pune, University of Pune and Rotary Club of Pune.

4. Japanese Society for Promotion of Sciences (JSPS Fellow) Award to GIFU University Japan, 2014-15, Govt. of Japan.

5. National Uttar Pradesh Education Summit & Excellence Award 2014 Lucknow, 29th November 2014. UPTU Lucknow and CMAI (NEA Awards 2014)

 

Sponsored Projects 

  1. Project Entitled “Design and Development of Commercial Solar Dryer for Aonla Drying” AICTE Funded, Sanctioned Grant: 8 Lacs,

Project Duration: Two Year, Final Completion Report Submitted.

  1. Project Entitled “Design and Development of a vacuum fryer for the production of 100 kg carrot”, Institution of Engineers Funding for M.Tech. Student’s project, Duration: One Year, Completed.
  2. Project Entitled “Development of Improved Wood Cook Stoves for Rural Areas and Some Quantifications of Carbon Savings”, U.G.C., New Delhi Funded, Sanctioned Grant: 8.5 Lacs,

Project Duration: Two Year, Final Completion Report Submitted

  1. Project Entitled “Development and Dissemination of Low Carbon Technologies in Rural and Urban Areas” Sanctioned by Council of Science and Technology, (CST, UP), Sanctioned Grant: Rs. 6.8 Lacs,

Project Duration: Two Year, Final Completion Report Submitted

  1. To establish a Centre for Excellence on Energy and Resources Development, Under FAST Scheme, MHRD, Govt. of India. August 2014, Grant: 4.0 Crores, Ongoing since 2014
  2. To establish a Centre of Technology Development for Grass Root Innovators, funded by Council of Science and Technology, (CST, UP), Ongoing since October 2017
  3. Project entitled "Design and Development of Combined Cooling and Power Generation System Using Waste Heat" funded by CST UP Lucknow,  Sanctioned Grant Rs. 9.60 Lakhs- Continued 2018-2020.

Consultancy Projects

i. Consultancy works in research project “Development of Solar Incinerator at Army Base camp”, Siachen, India funded jointly by SIITRAT, New Delhi and Engineer in Chief, Army, Govt. of India.

ii. Consultancy works in “Design and Development of Wet Scrubber at M/S. Kanam Foam Industries Ltd., Kirti Nagar, New Delhi.
iii. Consultancy for testing of Improved Wood Cook Stoves for M/S Kumar&Sons, Varanasi

iv. Consultancy on Improvement In Biomass Gasification Technology , Urja Gasifier Pvt.Ltd., Gorakhpur, 2014 onwards, Value: Rs.1,50,000/

v.Consultancy on Characteristic analysis of  fuels on combustion HINDALCO INDUSTRIES LIMITED (RENUSAGAR POWER DIVISION), Value:Rs 4.0 Lacs

Memberships of Professional Societies

Sl. No.

Name of the Professional Body

Membership Status (Life/Annual)

  1.  

American Chemical Society

Annual

  1.  

Intentional Solar Energy Society

Annual

  1.  

Association of Green Engineers Canada

Annual

  1.  

Institution of Engineers(India), Kolkata

Fellow, Life

  1.  

Mahamana Malviya Foundation, Varanasi

Life

  1.  

Vigyan Bharti, New Delhi

Life

   

  1. S.K.Shukla and V.P.S.Sorayan, (2005) Thermal Modelling of Solar Stills: An Experimental validation “Renewable Energy”. Vol. 30 (5), 683-699.
  2. S.K.Shukla., V.P.S.Sorayan and S.K.Gupta (2004) Parametric Studies of Passive/Active Solar Stills by using Modified Convective Mass transfer relations, “Ambient Energy” Vol.25 (3), 212-232.
  3. S.K.Shukla. D.C.Saraswat and T.Raj, (2008), Evaluation of Convective Heat and Mass Transfer in Open Sun and Green House Drying, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy,Vol.6(5/6), 543-553.
  4. S.K.Shukla and A.K.Rai (2008) Analytical Thermal Modelling of Double Slope Solar Still by Using Inner Glass Cover temperature, Thermal Science, Vol.12(3),139-152.
  5. S.K.Shukla (2009), Product Cost Calculations of Various Designs of Conventional Solar Still Systems, Int. Journal of Agile Systems and Mgmt. Vol. 4, Nos. 1/2, 86-97.
  6. S.K.Shukla and Nitesh Rathore., (2009) Experimental Investigations and Comparison of Energy and Exergy Efficiencies of the Box-type and Parabolic Solar Cooker” International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, Vol.7 (2), 201-212.
  7. J.V.Tirkey, H.N.Gupta and S.K.Shukla, (2009), Integrated Gas Dynamic and Thermodynamic Computational Modeling of Multicylinder 4-stroke Spark Ignition engine using Gasoline as a fuel, Thermal Science. Vol. 13(3), 113-130.
  8. S.K.Shukla and A.K.Rai, (2010) Estimation of Solar Still output Under Indoor Environment, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research: Vol. 5( 2), 343-350.
  9. S.K.Shukla, (2009) Comparison of Energy and Exergy Efficiencies of Community and Domestic Solar Cookers, International Journal of Green Energy, Vol.6 (5), 437-449.
  10. J.V.Tirkey, H.N.Gupta and S.K.Shukla, (2009), Integrated Gas Dynamic and Thermodynamic Computational Modeling of Multicylinder 4-stroke Spark Ignition engine using CNG as a fuel, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Vol.29(2), 59-75.
  11. J.V.Tirkey, H.N.Gupta and S.K.Shukla, (2010), Analytical study to Minimize the Engine exhaust Emission and safe knock limit of CNG powered Four stroke engine, International Journal of Energy and Environment, Vol1(1), 31-52.
  12. Alka Gupta, Om Prakash and S.K.Shukla (2011) Thermodynamic Analysis of Gas – Steam Combined Cycle with Carbon dioxide (CO2) Emissions Saving, International Journal of Energy and Environment Vol.2(2), 219-230.
  13. S.K.Shukla and A.K.Sharma (2010) Design and Performance Evaluation of a Solar Assisted Drying of System Int. Journal Materials Engineering Innovation Vol.1, Nos.3/4, 338-349.
  14. S.K.Gupta, V.P.Singh and S.K.Shukla, Discussion of Iterative formula and estimation formula for computing normal depth of horseshoe cross section tunnel J. Irrig. Drain Eng., 138(8), 786–787. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000370.
  15. S.K.Shukla and S.K.Singh (2011) Analysis of PCM storage unit for night coolness storage in summer season, International Journal of Sustainable Energy. Vol.30(2), S121-S141
  16. S.K.Shukla and S.K.Singh, (2013) Effect of Roughness Geometry on Characteristics of Phase Change Material Storage Unit for Night Coolness Storage in Summer Season, Thermal Science, Vol.17 (2), 365-375.  [doi:10.2298/TSCI110511023S]
  17. A.A.Farhan and S.K.Shukla (2011) Water Distillation Using Solar Energy System with Lauric Acid as Storage Medium International Journal of Energy Engineering Vol. 1(1) 1-8
  18. S Arjun, SK Shukla and A.K.Rai (2012) Finite time thermodynamic analysis and optimization of solar-dish Stirling heat engine with regenerative losses Thermal Science Vol.15(4), 995-1009  
  19. Pradeep Patanwar and S.K.Shukla,(2012) Mathematical Modelling and Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Desiccant Cooling System accepted for publication in International Journal of Sustainable Energy. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2012.751915 )
  20. Pradeep Patanwar and S.K.Shukla, (2012) Parametric Studies of Hybrid Desiccant Cooling System, International Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 2(5), 253-258. (SAP, USA)
  21. S.K.Shukla and S.K.Singh, (2013) Effect of Roughness Geometry on Characteristics of Phase Change Material Storage Unit for Night Coolness Storage in Summer Season, Thermal Science, Vol.17 (2), 365-375.  [doi:10.2298/TSCI110511023S]
  22. Ali A. F. Al-Hamadani and S. K. Shukla (2013) Performance of Single Slope Solar still with Solar Protected Condenser  accepted for publication in International Journal of Distributed and Alternative Energy, Vol.28(1), 6-27.
  23. A.Gupta and S.K.Shukla (2013) Analysis of Solar Drying Unit with PCM Storage Systems, International Journal of Agile System and Management Vol.6(2), 164-174
  24. Prachi Rai and S.K.Shukla, (2013) Performance Evaluation of a Desiccant  Dehumidifier using Different Desiccants, International Journal of Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy, Vol.28(3), 53-73.
  25. AK Srivastava, SK Shukla, S Mishra (2014) Evaluation of Solar Dryer/Air Heater Performance and the Accuracy of the Result, Energy Procedia,Vol.57, 2360–2369
  26. Ali.A.F.Alhamadani and S.K.Shukla, (2014) Experimental Investigation and Thermodynamic Performance Analysis of a Solar Distillation System with PCM Storage: Energy and Exergy Analysis, Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy, Vol.29(4), 07-24, (Taylor and Francis Publication)
  27. Arun Kumar and S.K.Shukla, (2015) A Review on Thermal Energy Storage Unit for Solar Thermal Power Plant Application, Vol.74, 462–469 Energy Procedia, Elsevier Publications.
  28. A.K.Srivastava, S.K.Shukla and U.K.Singh,(2015) Modeling and Evaluation of Thermal Diffusivity and Activation Energy of Potato slices in Forced Convection Multi Tray Solar Dryer, American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2015, Vol. 3(2) 27-32.
  29. S.K.Shukla, Solar Distillation: Phase Change Material Storage System Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Taylor and Francis Publications. ISBN 9781466506732 - CAT# K14633 Vol.4, 2015/09, 2342 Pages CRC Press
  30. B. Singh and S.K. Shukla (2016) Experimental analysis of combustion characteristics on a variable compression ratio engine fuelled with biodiesel (castor oil) and diesel blends, Biofuels, 7:5, 471-477, DGAE (Taylor and Francis), DOI: 10.1080/17597269.2016.1163210
  31. Sunil Kumar and S.K. Shukla, (2016) A Review on Recent Gasification Methods for Biomethane Gas Production, International Journal of Energy Engineering, 6(1A), 32-43.
  32. Sunil Kumar and S.K. Shukla,(2016) Performance of cyclone separator for syngas production in downdraft gasifier, International Journal of Advances in Energy Research,4(3), 223-237. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/eri.2016.4.3.223
  33. Ajeet Kumar, S.K.Shukla and J.V.Tirkey (2016), A review of Research and Policy on Using Different Biodiesel oils as Fuel for I.C.Engine, Energy Procedia 90(C),292-304
  34.  S.K.Shukla and R.K.Khandal (2016), Design Investigations on Solar Cooking Devices for Rural India, Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy, 31(1), 29-65.
  35. B.Singh, S.K.Shukla and J.V.Tirkey,(2016) Performance and Emission Characteristics of VCR Engine with Castor Oil Biodiesel, International Journal of Power and Energy System, Acta Press, 36(3) 96-103.
  36. Arun Kumar and S.K.Shukla (2016), Analysis and performance of ORC based solar thermal power plant using benzene as a working fluid, Procedia Technology 23, 454 – 463
  37. Sunil Kumar, Kunal Kanoi, Shweta Kumari and S.K. Shukla, (2016) An Investigation on tar reduction in producer gas in downdraft gasifier system, Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, 42(1) 721-729.
  38. Shalin and S.K.Shukla,(2017) Synthesis of Tio2 nanoparticle using Sol-Gel route and testing its photovoltaic performance in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell, Applied Solar Energy, Vol. 52, (4) 309–314 (Springer).
  39. A.K. Srivastava and S.K.Shukla, (2017) Thermal Modeling of Indirect Solar Drying System: An Experimental Validation, Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy  Vol.33(3) 19-51,(Taylor and Francis Publication)
  40. J. V. Tirkey, Ajeet Kumar & S. K. Shukla, (2018) Comparative analysis of engine performance and emission characteristics of different biodiesels Biofuels, DOI:10.1080/17597269.2018.1432273
  41. Arun Kumar,  S. K. Shukla & Abhishek Kumar, (2018) Heat Loss Analysis: An Approach Towards the Revival of Parabolic Dish Type Solar International Journal of Green Energy, 15:2, 96-105, DOI: 10.1080/15435075.2018.1423978
  42. Saurabh Pathak and S.K.Shukla, (2018) A Review on the Performance of organic Rankine cycle with different heat sources and absorption chillers Distributed Generation & Alternative Energy Journal, 33:2, 6-37, DOI: 10.1080/21563306.2018.12002409
  43. Ajeet Kumar , J.V. Tirkey And S.K. Shukla (2018) Performance Investigation Of Ci Engine Using Empirical Correlation For Burning Duration, Thermal Science http://thermalscience.vinca.rs/pdfs/papers-2018/TSCI180125149K.pdf
  44. Arun Kumar and S.K.Shukla (2018), Thermal Performance Analysis Of Helical Coil Solar Cavity Receiver Based Parabolic Trough Concentrator, Thermal Science, http://thermalscience.vinca.rs/pdfs/papers-2018/TSCI170830104K.pdf

BOOK PUBLICATIONS (Authors, Title, Publisher, Year, ISBN no.)
   I.  
Author(s): S.K.Shukla, Atul Dwivedi, and Ali Abdulruda Farhan
       Title: Passive building designs & cfd Applications
        Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
        Publication Year: 2013         ISBN: 978-3-659-32692-9

II.    Author(s): S.K.Shukla and Prachi Rai
       Title: Desiccant Cooling System-Performance Studies and Applications
       Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
       Publication Year: 2013      ISBN:  978-3-659-41002-4
III.  Editor(s): S.K.Shukla and J.V.Tirkey
      Title: Energy Conversion and Management
     Publisher: Narosa Publications, New Delhi
     Publication Year: 2010      ISBN: 978-81-8487-078-7 
IV.  Editor: Dr.S.K.Shukla   Title: Advances in Energy Engineering
      Publisher: Excel Publications, New Delhi
     Publication Year: 2013,     ISBN: 978-93-82880-44-8
V.   Editor(s) : S.K.Shukla, Santosh Kumar  and P. GhoshTitle: Making of Solar Cookers
      Publisher: Teaching –Learning Cell
      Publication Year: 2016
VI. Editor(s) : S.K.Shukla and V.B.Singh
      Title: Skilling in Renewable Energy Sector
      Publisher: Institution of Engineers (India), Regional Centre, Lucknow
      Publication Year: 2017
VII. Editor(s) : J.V.Tirkey and S.K.Shukla
     Title: e-content Development on Appropriate Cooking Devices for Rural India
    Publisher: Teaching –Learning Cell
    Publication Year: 2017
 BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Book Name: Modern Mechanical Engineering

       Chapter Name: Applications of Solar Distillation with   Phase Change Material Storage,        
       Publisher: Springer        ISBN: 9783642451751   Publication Year: 2014

  1.  Book Chapter in Green Building: Applied Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy (Taylor and Francis)

Arun Kumar and S.K.Shukla. (2017):  Solar Thermal Energy Storage in Green Buildings. (Accepted)

  1. Book Name: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

       Chapter Name: Alternate Fuels for IC Engines,   
       Publisher: Springer,        Publication Year: Accepted 2018

INVITED SPEAKER AND CONFERENCE CHAIR

  1. Invited Speaker on “Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green Grwoth in Asia” International Workshop on “Opportunities and Priorities for Low Carbon Green Grwoth in Asia Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand during 15-18 September 2009
  2. Invited Speaker on “Energy Intensive Separation Processes” at International Conference on Separation Processes (ICSP-2009) held at Chemical Engineering Deptt., IT BHU Varanasi, during 20-22 October 2009.
  3. Invited Speaker on “Solar Passive Building DesignNational Conference on Advances in Management of Energy Efficiency and Clean Environment (AMEECE)”held at H.B.T.I., Kanpur during 3-4 April 2010.
  4. Invited Speaker and Session Chair, Emerging Trends in Automobile Engineering National Conference on Emerging Trends in Automobile Engineering held at Hitkarini College of Engineering and Technology, Jabalpur during 7-8 November 2009.
  5. Session Organizer of Energy Systems: Analysis, Thermodynamics and Sustainability ASME-IMECE2009 conference held during 13-19 November 2009 at Florida.
  6. Invited Speaker on “Energy Efficient Green/Solar Buildings” One Day Workshop on Green Buildings U.P. New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (NEDA) 11 March 2010
  7. Invited Speaker and Conference Chair on topic “Green Packaging” at First Indo- US International Conference on Polymers for Packaging Applications (ICPPA 2012) 31st March – 2nd April 2012, M.G.University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
  8. Invited Speaker on “Water Distillation Using Solar Energy System Using Lauric Acid as Storage Medium” at International Conference on Re-Newable Energy. Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh,  India on 5th – 6th May 2012
  9. Invited Lecture on “Phase Change Material Storage for Solar Thermal Energy Systems” at School of Energy Studies University of Pune on 19 August 2013.
  10. Advisory Board Member at Workshop on Advances in Technology and Management for Future Scenario held at KN GD Modi College of Engineering and Technology Modinagar on 10 August 2013.
  11. Invited speaker in workshop on Advances in Technology and Management for Future Scenario held at KN GD Modi Engineering College Modinagar on 10 August 2013
  12. Advisory Board Member in national Conference on Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (FIME2013) held during 29-31 August 2013 at MANIT Bhopal.
  13. Advisory Board and Core Committee Member in International Conference on Research and Innovation in Mechanical Engineering (ICRIME2013) held during 24-26 October, 2013 at GNDEC Ludhiana.
  14.  Advisory Board Member in National Conference On Recent Trends In Mechanical And Production Engineering (RTMPE-2013) 29 - 30 November 2013 Organized By Mechanical Engineering Department Samrat Ashok Technological Institute(Engineering College) Vidisha (M.P.)- 46400114.
  15.  Advisory Board Member in National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETME12) at TIT Bhopal during Nov.01-02, 2012.
  16. Invited Speaker at Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (RAME-2013), organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampur, West Bengal held during October 28-29, 2013.
  17. Invited as Speaker at “National Conference on "Emerging Frontiers in
    Mechanical Engineering"
    to be held during December 22-23,2013 at HBTI, Kanpur
  18. Advisory Board Member in National Conference on Sustainable Energy Development and Enviromental System (NCSEDES-2013) to at University of Pune during January10-12, 2014.
  19. Invited Speaker on topic “Sustainable Methods of Cooking” at National Conference on Sustainable Energy Development and Enviromental System (NCSEDES-2013) to held at University of Pune during January10-12, 2014.

Sl. No.

Name of student/ research scholar

Title of Thesis

Doctorate/ Master’s

Year of Completion

Co-guide 

1.
Dr. Ajeet Kuamr Rai
Thermal Modelling of Solar Stills; An Experimental Validation
Doctoral
2010
Yes
2.
Dr.H.K.Rai
Performance Analysis and Heat Transfer Studies in Direct and Indirect Solar Dryers
Doctoral
2010
Yes
3.
Mr.Ali Abdulruda Farhan Hamadanani
Some Theoretical and Experimental Studies on Solar Stills with PCM Storage Medium
Doctoral
2012
Yes
4
Mr. Saurabh Gupta
 
Solar Powered Rankine Cycle for Fresh Water Production
Master
2008
No
5
Mr.Sunil Kumar
Comparative Performance Characteristics of S.I.Engine using Ethanol and LPG
Master
2009
No
6.
Mr.Nitesh Rathor
 
Thermal Modeling and Design Investigations of Appropriate Cooking Devices for Rural Area
Master
2009
No
7.
Mr.Ullas K.O.
 
Cogeneration Potential Through Process Integration
Master
2009
No
8.
Mr. Arun Sharma
Performance Analysis of a Solar Dryer for Aonla Drying
Master
2009
No
9.
Mr.Ajeet Kumar
 
Development and Modifications of Solar Distillation Systems for water purifications
Master
2010
No
10.
Mr.Satish Kumar Singh
 
Thermal Performance Analysis of Flat Plate solar air heater and PCM storage system
Master
2011
No
11
Mr. Rajendra Kumar Pandey
 
Solar Power Production using Heat Engine
Master
2011
No
 
12.
Mr.Arjun Sharma
Performance Analysis of Parabolic Trough Solar Collector at Various Tracking Modes and Optimization of Solar Dish sterling heat engine with Finite Time Thermodynamics
Master
2011
No
13
Mr.Pradeep Patanwar
 
Hybrid Desiccant Cooling System
Master
2012
No

14

Mr. Bhoopendra Kumar
Design Development and Performance Evaluation of Improved Wood Cook Stoves
Master
Incomplete
No

15

Ms.Prachi Rai
 
Performance of Dessicant Dehuidifier using Different Dessicants
Master
2013
No

16

Ms. Akanksha Gupta
 
Experimental Analysis of Stepped Solar Still with PCM
Master
2013
No

17

Mr.Ritesh Kumar
 
 
Improved Wood Cook Stove- Design and Performance Studies
Master
2013
No

18

Mr.Vikas Kumar Srivastava
 
 
Concentrated Assisted Solar Still System-Performance Analysis
Master
2013
No

19

Mr. Varun Kumar Sonker
Technical and Economical Evaluation of Integrated Solar Dryer
Master
2014
No

20

Mr. Chandra Mani Yadav
Design and Development of Solar Vapour Absorption Air-Conditioning System
Master
2015
No

21

Ms. Ritika Patel
Performance Analysis of Different PCMs to Design High Temperature Solar Energy System
Master
2015
No

22

Mr. Amar Mani Tripathi
Characterizations of Agro waste and Its Gasification
Master
2015
No

23

Mr. Brihaspati Singh
Development of Low cost Fuel and Its Experimental Analysis on VCR Engine
Master
2015
No

24

Mr.Shalin
Fabrication of Pervoskite Solar Cell Using Nano-Particles and Its Efficiency Measurement
Master
2016
No

25. 

Mr. Abhishek Yadav
Comparative Performance and emission analysis of different biodiesel as fuel in VCR engine
Master
2017
Yes

26

Mr.Arun Kumar
Solar Thermal Power Generation
Doctoral
Continued
Yes

27

Mr. Ajeet Kumar
 Alternate Fuels
Doctoral
Continued
Yes

28

Mr.A.K.Srivastava (External candidate)
Solar Drying with PCM
Doctoral
Submitted
Yes

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Mr. Saurabh Pathak
Solar ORC
Doctoral
Continued
No

Administrative 

  1. Warden, Limbdi Hostel, I.T.B.H.U. 2008-09
  2. Coordinator CCA Wing, I.T. Gymkhana, B.H.U. 2008-09
  3. Coordinator Magnum Opus (Technical Festival of I.T., BHU) 2008-09
  4. Appointed as Director, Allenhouse Institute of Technology, Kanpur   (December 2011)
  5. Convener, Conference and Seminars, Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT BHU, 2014-16
  6. Member DPGC, Mechanical Engineering Department IIT (BHU), Varanasi 2013-2015
  7. Member of the Green Committee IIT (BHU) Varanasi
  8. Coordinator, Centre for Energy and Resources Development (CERD), Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) from August 14, 2014 to 30.06.2016
  9. Pro-Vice Chancellor, Ranchi University, Ranchi from June 17, 2016 to August 10, 2016.
  10. Coordinator/ Nodal Officer, CST UP Centre for Grass root Innovators since 30/05/2017

Editor/Guest Editor

a) Guest Editor of Special Issue on Energy Conversion Technologies and Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources, International Journal of Energy Engineering, Scientific and Academic Publishing, USA p-ISSN: 2163-1891 e-ISSN: 2163-1905, 2015 Web http://journal.sapub.org/ijee
b) Editor in Chief of International Journal of Thermal Engineering and Applications STM Publications

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

  1. Member in Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Energy and Environment.
  2. Member in Editorial Advisory Board  of  "Journal of SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING & RENEWABLE ENERGY-JSM&RE "
  3. Editorial Board Member of Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering (JMPE) ; ISSN(Print):2278-3512 ; ISSN(Online): 2278-3520 [http://www.tjprc.org/journals.php?jtype=1&id=58&details=editors]
  4. Member in Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development                      [http://www.tjprc.org/journals.php?jtype=2&id=67&details=editors]
  5. Member in Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering (IJMMME)
  6. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Advance Renewable Energy Research, USA.
  7. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Energy Engineering [http://www.sapub.org/journal/editorialdetails.aspx?JournalID=1005&PersonID=12689]
  8. Member in Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (JPTAF) [http://www.academicjournals.org/jptaf/Editorial%20Team.htm]
  9. Editorial Board Member of International Journal Thermal Energy and Power Engineering (TEPE), World Academic Publishing.
  10. Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Applied Engineering Research and Development (IJAERD) ; ISSN(Print):2250-1584; ISSN(Online)

REVIEWER OF JOURNALS

  1. Reviewer of Energy Policy, an International Journal Under www.sciencedirect.com, Elsevier Publication.
  2. Reviewer of Energy, an International Journal Under www.sciencedirect.com, Elsevier Publication.
  3. Reviewer of Energy Conversion and Management, an International Journal Under www.sciencedirect.com, Elsevier Publication.
  4. Reviewer of Desalination, an International Journal Under www.sciencedirect.com, Elsevier Publication
  5. Reviewer of International Journal of Energy Engineering, Springer Publications.
  6. Reviewer of International Journal of Green Energy Taylor and Francis publication.
  7. Reviewer of International Journal of Energy Engineering, ASCE publication USA.
  8. Reviewer of International Journal “Environment Progress”, Wliey & Sons Publications.
  9. Reviewer of African Journals for Agriculture and Food Processing.
  10. Reviewer of International Journal of Thermal Science.
  11. Reviewer of ASME-ES2008, ASME-ES2009 and Session Chairman of IMECE-ASME 2009 Conferences.
  12. Session Organizer of Energy Systems: Analysis, Thermodynamics and Sustainability session at ASME-IMECE2009 conference held during 13-19 November 2009 at Florida.
  13. Session chair of  Solar Thermal Energy Technology AIChE Annual Meeting 2016 and topical conference on solar energy to be held during November 13-18, 2016 at San Francisco, USA. 

Details of Activities

I. Co-Convener and Organizing Secretary of International Conference on “Issues and Challenges in Energy Conversion and Management (ICEM-2009)” to be held during December 18-20, 2009 at Mechanical Engg. Deptt., I.T., B.H.U.

II.Course Coordinator of short term course on “Energy Conversion and Management” April 03-09, 2009, under staff development programme for AICTE approved Engineering Colleges Teachers sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi. A sum of Rs.2 Lac had been sanctioned.

III.Expert Member of DST-TEPP (Govt. of India) project review committee.

IV.Principal Member of Expert Group in Mechanical Engineering Sectional Committees (MED-39) and MED-04, of Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), Govt. of India, New Delhi.

V.Member of Academic Audit Team at MANIT Bhopal during Session 2011.

VI.Member of Research Admission Committee at MANIT Bhopal during Session 2010.

VII.Member of Expert Visiting Committee [EVC] of A.I.C.T.E., Regional office, Kanpur, U.P.

VIII.Observer in UPSEE 2011, Mahamaya Technical University, Noida, U.P.

IX. Centre Coordinator UPSEE2011 Examination, Mahamaya Technical University, Noida, U.P.

X. Convener of National Workshop on Clean Energy Technologies, held at BBS College of Engg. & Tech. Allahabad on October 27, 2010

XI. Biography Entry in Marquis WHO IS WHO in the World Directory

XII. GYTIA2013 Reviewer in Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2013, IIM Ahemdebad- Reviewer of Projects

XIII. Expert/Examiner at Union Public Service Commission New Delhi and Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad.

XIV. Convener of Workshop on Advances in Energy Engineering and Technology (WAEET-2013) at IIT (BHU), Varanasi during June 28-30, 2013.

XV. Chairman, IWERD 2015 held at CERD, IIT (BHU) during 16-17 May 2015.

XVI Ph.D. thesis and External Examiner in MANIT Bhopal, NIT Hamirpur, VTU Bangalore, JNTU, Hyderabad, RGPV Bhopal etc.

XVII.Expert Member of GBTU Licknow, at B.N.College of Engineering and Technology for M.Tech. Program approval in Mechanical Engineering.

XVIII. Mentor appointed by UPTU Lucknow for SHEAT College of Engineering Babatpur Varanasi and Prasad Institute of Technology, Jaunpur.

XIX. Expert Member of NBA team for accreditation of PG programs at SV National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat during Feb7-9, 2014.

XX. Member of Project Expert and Review Committee of Qatar National Research Foundation (QNRF).

XXI. Expert Member of NBA team for accreditation of UG Tier-II and Tier-I and PG programs NIT Rourkela, KIIT Bhubaneswar, and MANIT Bhopal, NIT Hamirpur etc.

XXII. Member of Executive Committee of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology,(Deptt. of Electronics and IT, Govt. of India) Gorkahpur

Current R&D and Administrative Activities

1. 
Development of Research facilities:
 Lab
Renewable Energy lab and CERD Lab has been developed for B.Tech., M.Tech. and PhD students. In CERD, four testing setups and resources have been developed for R&D and consultancy work in energy thrust area.
 i.Solar thermal testing facility (RTC as per IS 1293:2003)
ii. Alternate fuel testing facilities
iii. Wind turbine blade designing, performance and emulation facility
iv. PV Cell testing facility.
Equipments purchased
Centrifuge, Gas chromatography (GC), 5 kW PV setup for power generation as well as research purpose, Improved Wood Cook Stove, Heating Furnace
2. 
Major achievements
Two Ph. D. students almost completed their works and one external project worth Rs.45 Lakhs is under preparation. Guided Exploratory and B.Tech. Projects in the area of Energy and Alternate fuels. NDA and MoU with Tata Motors was done to accomplish the R&D goals. A tata indica car has been provided by TML for development of Solar Hybrid Car. This project has been successfully demonstrated at IIT (BHU).
 
3.0 
Students affairs:
3.1 
Position held (Such as warden, Proctor, Gymkhana counsellor, etc):
Mentor, Team Averera IIT(BHU)
3.2
Major roles (In brief):
One of the Mentor of this team and helped in the execution of technical works for participation in Shell Eco-Marathon, Manila.
3.3
Major achievements (2-3 lines):
Team has Successfully passed the Technical Inspection and won the award. Created a general awareness to the Department students about higher education and internship programs.
 
4.
Contribution towards general administration
4.1
National Level (Give full details)
Position
 
Ranchi University
Pro -Vice Chancellor
 
National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
Expert Member
 
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Member, MED-04
 
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Member, MED-39
 
Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO)
Expert Member
4.2
Institute Level Committee
Position
 
Centre for Excellence on Energy and Resources Development (CERD)
Coordinator
 
Green Cell
Member
4.3 
 Departmental Committee
Position
Departmental Seminar  Committee
Convener
Department Undergraduate Committee(DUGC)
Member
Department Post graduate Committee (DPGC)
Member
Departmental Faculty Committee (DFC)
Member
Departmental Space Committee (DSC)
Member
 
Renewable Energy lab
Prof. In-charge
4.4
Major roles (In brief)
1. NBA accreditation to Mechanical engineering departments of Tier1 and Tier 2 Engineering Institutions in India.
2. Member of drafting committee of ISO50001, ISO/CD 19869 and ISO 9060:1990 for standard related to Energy conservation, Solar energy and Cook Stoves.
3. As a Convener and Member for various Departmental committees, I was involved to solve the problems of UG and PG students as per ordinance of IIT (BHU) and developed awareness among B.Tech., IDD, M.Tech and Ph.D. students of the department.
4.5
Major achievements
1.Draft of ISO 50001 and ISO 9060:1990 is in public domain for use
2. Being a Convener and member of various Departmental committees, several innovative ideas were given to develop the department not only in education, but also in Research and Development.
 
5.0
Extension Activities
5.1
Conference organised
Co -Chairman of All Indian workshop on Skill development in Renewable Energy sector. This is being organised by IEI State Centre, Lucknow during March 04-05, 2017.
5.2
Continuing education workshops organised
Organized three days workshop on “ Making of Solar cookers” jointly with TLC, IIT(BHU)
5.3
Other activities (Science popularisation/Communication services etc.)
 Chief guest and Delivered expert lectures in STC at NIT Goa, in orientation program at Academic staff college, BHU and International Conference at CT Bora College, University of Pune, Invited Speaker at ICRTST-2017 at KCNIT Banda and Technical Summit at Dr.K.N.Modi University. Mentor of ISHAN VIKAS Program of MHRD for summer training of students at CERD lab.
 
6.0
Major awards, Fellowships of Academies Professional Societies and other honours and distinctions: -- Pro-Vice Chancellor, Ranchi university, appointed by Governor of Jharkhand.

 

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