Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Office:
Mechanical Engineering Department
Jadavpur University

Residence:
F/3A
63, Kareya Road
Kolkata-700019
PH:+91-33-24572468
Fax:91-33-24146532
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2007 Jadavpur University
M.E. 1997 Jadavpur University
B.E. 1994 North Bengal University

Teaching Experience (0)
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
*Computational Heat Transfer
*Multiphase flow
*Boiling Heat Transfer
*Reactor Thermal Hydraulics
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG level

*Heat Transfer
*Steam Power Plant
*Design of Thermal Systems (Elective-II)
*Heat and Power Enginering
*Engineering Thermodynamics
*Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Laboratory

PG level

*Heat and Mass Transfer
*Two Phase Flow, Boiling and Condensation
*Computational Heat Transfer
*Convective Heat Transfer
Research Area
*Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer;
*Multiphase flow modelling and experiments.
*Film boiling studies
*Reactor Thermal Hydraulics and Safety Studies

Experience
*Mechanical Engineering Department,Jadavpur University, 2002-till date.
*Post Doctoral Fellow, 'Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire'(IRSN), France (July,2009-July,2010)
*Scientific Officer, Reactor Safety Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,Trombay, Mumbai(September,1998- February,2002)
*Trainee, 41st Orientation Programme in Nuclear Science and Engineering,Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,Trombay(September,1997-August,1998)
*Junior Project Officer, Department of Oceanology and Naval Architecture, IIT Kharagpur (April 1997-July 1997)
Conference Papers Published (62)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Thermo-Geometric Design Proposition of a Small Unit Two-phase Thermosyphon Steam Boiler: Municipal Waste Fired Boiler (MWFB) 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019) 2019 Co-Author DOI:10.1615/IHMTC-2019.390-227-232
Pressure dependence of dryout in a heat-generating porous debris bed 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM18) 2018 Co-Author -
A comparative assessment of modelling Direct Contact Condensation using VOF approach Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM18) 2018 Co-Author -
Flow reversal prediction of a single-phase square NCL using symbolic time series analysis 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM18) 2018 Co-Author Paper No. INCOM18-078-
Thermal modeling of natural circulating riser-downcomer circuit for steam generation 5th International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, THERMACOMP2018 2018 Co-Author -
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Journal Papers Published (40)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Two-Phase Flow Model for Thermal Design of the Riser-Downcomer System Pertaining to a 600 MW Subcritical Boiler Journal of Thermal Science Engineering and Applications (Transactions of ASME) 2021 Corresponding Author TSEA-19-1297-13(1): 011021
Experimental investigation on the effect of initial pressure conditions during steam-water direct contact condensation in a horizontal pipe geometry International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 2021 Corresponding Author Volume 121-105082
Scale analysis for water jet impingement over a horizontal flat plate under film boiling configuration Heat and Mass transfer 2021 Co-Author HMT-Jan-2021-
Characteristics of thermal energy removal from heat-generating porous media considering liquid-vapour phase change International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2020 Corresponding Author Volume 148-119073
Impact of side injection on heat removal from truncated conical heat-generating porous bed: thermal non-equilibrium approach Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 2020 Co-author -
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Books Published (7)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Effect of Loop Geometry on the Flow Dynamics of a Single-Phase Natural Circulation Loop, Saha et al Springer, Singapore 2021
Direct contact condensation of steam in subcooled water Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors, Springer Nature Singapore Pvt Ltd. 2019
A Comprehensive Parametric Modelling for Mixed Convection Film Boiling Analysis on a Vertical Flat Plate, Das et al Springer, Singapore 2019
Introduction: Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors, by Saha et al Springer, Singapore 2019
Coolability of Heat-Generating Porous Debris Beds in Severe Accident Situations, Chakravarty et al Springer, Singapore 2019
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Awards(0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (6)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Priyankan Datta Experimental and numerical analysis of rapid condensation phenomenon Prof. Achintya Mukhopadhyay Complete 2020
Aranyak Chakravarty Numerical modelling and analysis of debris coolability using porous media approach Prof. Swarnendu Sen Complete 2019
Shohan Banerjee Interval Approach for Stability Analysis of a Nuclear Reactor with Appropriate Thermal-Hydraulic Model Prof. Amitava Gupta Complete 2019
Md Naim Hossain Development of numerical model for investigation of two phase thermosyphonic flow Dr. Nirmal Kumar Manna Ongoing 2018
Dipak Chandra Das A Generalized Approach to Film Boiling Heat Transfer Analysis on a Vertical Flat Plate Prof. Dipankar Sanyal Complete 2017
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (15)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Tuhin Maitra Modeling of jet break up and solidification phenomenon during severe accident scenario in a nuclear reactor Prof. Achintya Mukhopadhyay 2017
Md Naim Hossain Thermal modeling of Riser-Downcomer circuit Dr. Nirmal Kumar Manna 2015
Sayantan Das Film boiling heat transfer: Scale Analysis for a sphere and Entropy generation Analysis for a plate Prof. Dipankar Sanyal 2014
Saikat Sarma Study of Premixing phase of Fuel Coolant Interaction in Nuclear Reactor Dr. Nirmal Kumar Manna 2014
Sayani Maity Analysis and Control of Single Phase Natural Circulation Loop Prof. Saikat Mookherjee 2014
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Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Experimental Investigation and Code Benchmarking for Condensation Induced Water Hammer Pertaining to Reactor Safety System-------------------------- Principal Investigator Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India, Mumbai, India 48.5 lakhs 48 months 2014 to 2017 Ongoing
Conjugate Heat Transfer Modeling with Gas Radiation for Gas Turbine Combustors/Afterburner Linings ----------------------------------------------------- Co-Investigator GATET, GTRE, India Rs. 17,01,333/- 2 Years 2012 to 2014 Ongoing
Modeling and Experimental Validation of Spray Formation by Disintegration of Annular Swirling Liquid Sheets for Design of Advanced Fuel Injectors for Gas Turbine Combustors Co-Investigator GATET, GTRE, India Rs. 15,58,000/- 3 years 2011 to 2014 Ongoing
Temperature Prediction of the Thermowell in the Core Temperature Monitoring System of FBTR Co-Investigator Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Government of India, Mumbai Rs. 3,46,000/- 2 years 2006 to 2008 Complete
Fuel-Coolant Interaction Experiments Co-Investigator Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India, Mumbai, India Rs. 45,15,480/- 4 years 2004 to 2008 Complete
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Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (9)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Few challenges related to practical boiling heat and mass transfer problems International Conference on Thermal Engineering and Management Advances, ICTEMA 2020 JGEC (Through Webinar) 2020
Key Aspect of Nuclear Power Plants Three Weeks Inter-disciplinary refresher course on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering with Inter-Disciplinary Application Mechanical Engg. Department, Jadavpur University 2019
Porous media modeling for enhanced oil recovery Short Term Course on Recent Refinery Practices at Chemical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University under TEQIP-III Chemical Engg. Department, Jadavpur University 2018
Fundamentals of boiling heat transfer Short Term Course on Boiling Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University under TEQIP-III Mechanical Engg. Department, Jadavpur University 2018
Analysis of film boiling heat transfer Department of Mechanical Engg., College of Engg. & Management, Kolaghat,West Bengal, India Department of Mechanical Engg., College of Engg. & Management, Kolaghat,West Bengal, India 2017
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Membership Of Learned Societies (1)
 
Title

Life Member, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (2)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Recent Advances in Simulation, Diagnostics and Control of Thermal systems( 3 Week Refresher Course) Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University 2008
Two days International Workshop in Engineering Fundamentals and Applications of Fuel Cells Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University 2008
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (1)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

22nd National and 11th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IIT Kharagpur
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Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Member, Reviewer Panel of following International Journals:

1. Annals of Nuclear Energy (Elsevier)
2. Applied Energy (Elsevier)
3. Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier)
4. Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (Wiley)
5. Energy (Elsevier)
6. Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier)
7. Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics (Taylors and Francis)
8. Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer Nature)
9. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier)
10. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier)
11. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences (Akademia- Baru)
12. Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier)
13. Journal of Heat Transfer (Transactions of ASME)
14. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications (Transactions of ASME)
15. Journal of Institute of Engineers (Series:C)(Springer)
16. Nuclear Engineering and Design (Elsevier)
17. Nuclear Science and Techniques (Springer)
18. Sadhana (Springer Nature)
19. Scientia Iranica (Sharif University of Thechnology)