Doctoral/ Master's Thesis Supervision
Doctoral Thesis Awarded
¨ 2016 Gezahegn Habtamu, Investigations on regeneration of liquid desiccants using solar energy (jointly with Prof. SC Mullick, CES)
¨ 2015 Rajat Subhra Das, Studies On Liquid Desiccant Cooling Systems Using Indirect Contact Heat And Mass Exchangers (two papers each in Int. J and conferences and in Nat. Conferences), working at NIT, Shillong.
¨ 2013 July Amit Kumar Sharma, “Studies on heat pipe based systems for energy conservation” (papers in Int. and Nat. Conferences, jointly with Prof. S.C. Kaushik), working at CR Engg College, Murthal
¨ 2011Vishal N. Singh, Simulation and development of higher EER hermetic compressor using alternative refrigerants (Submitted July 2010, Converted to PT in Jan. 2007, jointly with Prof.R.S. Agarwal) currently working at Engg. College, Anand
¨ 2011 Rajeev Kukreja, Study of Condensation heat transfer characteristics of pure and mixtures of HFC refrigerants in a horizontal microfin tube (Two papers each in Int. and Nat. Conferences, jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) currently working at NIT Jalandar.
¨ 2009 Ritunesh Kumar Maurya, Studies on Liquid desiccant based air-conditioning systems (two papers published in Int. Journal, one in nat. conf., jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) currently working with IIT Indore
¨ 2008 R.G. Kapadia, Transient simulation of a split air-conditioning system using pure and mixed refrigerants (one paper each in Int. Jl., Intl. Conf. and Nat. Conference, jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) working at Engg. College, Bharuch
¨ 2007Arun K Asati, Performance Studies of falling film absorber & regenerator using TEG as desiccant (Two conference papers, jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) Principal at Rayat-Bahra College of Engineering and Nano Technology for Women, Hoshiarpur (Punjab).
¨ 2003 Pramod Kumar, Finite time thermodynamic analysis of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heat pump systems (papers published in international journals, jointly with Prof. S.C. Kaushik) currently working at SSPL, Delhi.
Doctoral Thesis Currently in Progress
¨ 2017, Himanshu, Solar-Biomass hybrid cooling systems with Dr Sudhir Tyagi, CES
¨ 2016, Ankur Tiwari, Cooling tower systems, NTPC assistantship
¨ 2016, Vinayak Sudalai, Building energy efficiency, with Dr Seshan, EED
¨ 2016, Aditi Garg, Solar thermal energy systems
¨ 2015, Sai Y., Adsorption systems, jointly with Dibakar Rakshit, 1 int. conf paper.
¨ 2010 July Trinath Mahala, “Studies on low capacity vapor absorption systems using solar energy”, part time.
¨ 2010 July Jitendra Narayan Choudary, “Nanoscale mass transfer through membranes”, Co-supervisor Dr. Subhra Dutta, part time.
Masters Thesis (Completed)
¨ 2017 Ankur Jajodia, Strategies For Efficient Design Of Hvac System In Buildings, L&T sponsored program
¨ 2016 Raj Narayan, Experimental and Simulation Study of a two stage Cascade Refrigeration System using natural refrigerants, Military engg services.
¨ 2014 Akshay Bhagdikar, Experimental analysis of solar collector/ regenerator for regeneration of liquid desiccants, M.Tech in Energy, Co-Supervisor Prof. S.C. Mullick
¨ 2012 Amit Kakkar, Energy Savings in A/cing systems through HPHX’s, M.Tech in Energy, Co-Supervisor Prof. S.C. Kaushik, CES, with PWD, Rajasthan.
¨ 2010 Rupal Agarwal, “Cooling issues and optimization strategies of a Data center”, L&T sponsored M.Tech. program in construction technology and magaement
¨ 2010 Nagraj S. Sogale, “Techno-Economic optimization of water supply networks”, L&T sponsored M.Tech. program in construction technology and magaement, Co-supervisor Dr. Prabal Talukdar.
¨ 2009 Ankur Khandelwal, “Energy Conservation Measures for a Building using TRNSYS”, Co-supervisor Dr. Prabal Talukdar, working with Spectral services, Noida.
¨ 2009 Atul Wadhwa, “Studies on Thermo-Electric Systems for Electronics Cooling”, Co-supervisor Prof. Naresh Bhatnagar, MM Suri award for best hardware project.
¨ 2009 Amarakshar V.M., “Studies on Jet Ejector Refrigeration System”, Co-supervisor Prof. S.N. Singh, L&T sponsored program.
¨ 2009 Suraj Sharma, “Experimental and Simulation Study of Carbon-dioxide Propane Cascade Refrigeration System”, Co-supervisor Prof. R.S.Agarwal.
¨ 2009 Arun Kumar Jain, “Heat Exchangers for Fuel Cell – Gas Turbine Hybrid Systems”, Co-supervisor Dr. B. Premachandran, NTPC sponsored program.
¨ 2008 D.S.Samant, Design and development of two stage cascade refrigeration system, Co-supervisor Prof. R.S. Agarwal, M.M. Suri award for best hardware project (A grade)
¨ 2008 Niraj Krishna, Modeling and simulation of air preheater (A grade)
¨ 2008 Rabindra Nath Behera, CFD modelling of heat pipes (A grade)
¨ 2008 Vikram Kanade, Simulation and experimental studies on air conditioned telecom shelter using phase change material, Co-supervisor Prof. R.S. Agarwal, (A grade)
¨ 2007 K.J. Rao, Performance enhancement of oil coolers in thermal power plants (NTPC - PGT program, A grade) working with NTPC, Sipat
¨ 2007 Thati Siva, Thermoelectric cooling system for electronic cooling (M.M. Suri Award for best hardware project, A grade, jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) working with ACME
¨ 2006 Anand Prakash, Mathematical modeling of leakage distribution in rotary regenerators (NTPC-PGT, A grade, jointly with Dr Sangeeta Kohli) working at NTPC, Noida
¨ 2005 Aniruddha A. Joshi, Numerical and Experimental Study of plate heat exchangers (International Journal and National conference papers, Nominated for an award, A grade) Working at Pacific Mindware, Pune
¨ 2005 S.K. Tiwari, Design of a gas to gas heat exchanger for micro turbine systems (NTPC-PGT, A grade, jointly with Dr. Lajpat Rai) NTPC
¨ 2005 C.S. Mishra, Simulation of cooling tower performance for non uniform water distribution (NTPC-PGT, A grade, Nat. Conf. paper) NTPC, AmbedkarNagar, UP
¨ 2005 Abhijit Majumdar, Design of a heat exchanger for the utilization of flue gas for air-conditioning (NTPC-PGT, Nat. Conf. paper) NTPC, Bengal
¨ 2005 Kamaljeet Singh, Transient simulation of air-conditioning systems (jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) working at LG, Noida
¨ 2005 Vishal Gupta, Development of energy efficient frost free domestic refrigerator (Nominated for FITT award, jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) working at TVS Motors, Hosur
¨ 2004 Somnath Sen, Performance evaluation of automobile air conditioner of car with alternative refrigerants (MM Suri award for best hardware project International conference paper, jointly with Prof. R.S. Agarwal) Working at Subros, Noida
¨ 2004 D. Chandulal Naik, Developing a liquid desiccant cooling system (Laboratory model), (jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) Working at Wipro, Hyderabad
¨ 2004 Mahendra Singh Mehra, Design of low cost low energy cool storage, (jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) Working with GE, Steam Turbines, Bangalore
¨ 2002 B.R. Singh, Simulation and performance study of Plate heat exchangers (National conference paper)
¨ 2002 Hemant Jethi, Design of air cooled condenser for thermal power plants (NTPC-PGT, International conference paper) NTPC, Engg - Noida
¨ 2002 Rakesh Kumar, Study of alternate designs of air preheaters for thermal power plants (NTPC-PGT, Two international conference papers) NTPC, Engg.- Noida
¨ 2002 S.T.H. Faridi, Design and development of micro hydro turbo pump (jointly with Dr PMV Subbarao) Working at LG, Korea
¨ 2002 Sauhard Singh, Performance evaluation of automobile air conditioner of car with alternative refrigerants (jointly with Prof. R.S.Agarwal)
¨ 2001 Brijesh Negi, Assessing the potential of Regenerative Evaporative cooling systems for the Indian climatic conditions (jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) Working with Applied Materials, USA
¨ 2001 Mithilesh Kumar, Drift and wetting characteristics of a liquid desiccant cooling system (Nominated for INAE award, Conference paper, jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) working with BARC, Mumbai
¨ 2001 Mayank Mathur, Design of a run of the river Micro-hydel power plant, working at CSIR lab.
¨ 2001 Prabhas Tripathi, Optimization of a counter flow plate fin heat exchanger (International conference paper)
¨ 2000 Sumedh M. Ukey, Studies on different designs of absorber and regenerator of a liquid desiccant system (jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar)
¨ 1999 M. Ravitej, Design of an air-cooled heat exchanger for single phase cooling application (Co-supervisor from industry - Sh. V.K. Mehandru)
¨ 1999 Keshavendra Choudhary, Experimental studies on absorber and regenerator of a liquid desiccant cooling system (jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar) Working at Private Engg. College, Delhi
¨ 1998 Bhuvanendra Sisodiya, Performance study of a solid desiccant cooling system (Best Hardware project, jointly with Prof. P.L. Dhar)
As Facilitator in student research projects (SURA)
¨ Cascade system, Robin Singh
¨ Transient simulation of solar collector using TRNSYS, Suhail Ahmed & Akshaya Budonia, 8 weeks,
¨ Solar Collector cum Regenerator, Ankur Gupta & Shashank Chaudhry, 8 weeks.
¨ Novel Comfort cooler, Vibhu Kaushik & Ujjwal Lahoti, 8 weeks, prototype of a novel cooler developed.
¨ Liquid desiccant air conditioner, Sahil Kochhar & Rahul Ajmera, 8 weeks, conceptualized a design for a residential desiccant cooler.
¨ Thermoelectric cooler for chip cooling, Bhaumik Jain & Tushar Sharma, 8 weeks, Developed and tested a new dimpled water block in a thermoelectric cooling system.
¨ Thermoelectric power generation, Raghav and Aditya.
¨ Heat pipes for electronics, Aashish and Nishant Kedia.