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 (59)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

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-
A comparative assessment of modelling Direct Contact Condensation using VOF approach Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM18) 2018 Co-Author -
Pressure dependence of dryout in a heat-generating porous debris bed 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM18) 2018 Co-Author -
Flow dynamics characterization of a square natural circulation loop using recurrence plot International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges (SEEC-2017) 2017 Co-Author Paper No. 149-
Numerical investigation of jet breakup phenomena using VOF approach International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges (SEEC-2017) 2017 Co-Author -
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Journal Papers Published (29)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Heatlines and other visualization techniques for confined heat transfer systems International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 Co-author Volume Number: 118-1069-1079
Forced convection film boiling heat transfer model for a sphere by scaling analysis Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 2018 Co-author Volume Number: 40:293-
Modeling of steam-water direct contact condensation using volume of fluid approach Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications 2018 Corresponding author Volume Number: 73 (1)-17-33
Mixed convective heat transfer in an enclosure containing a heat-generating porous bed under the influence of bottom injection International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 2018 Corresponding author Volume Number: 117-645-657
Dynamic characterization of a single phase square natural circulation loop Applied Thermal Engineering 2018 Co author Volume Number: 128-1126-1138
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Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Molten Drop to Coolant Heat Transfer During Premixing of Fuel Coolant Interaction, Applications Paradigms of Droplet and Spray Transport: Paradigms and Applications Publisher Name: Springer [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7233-8_8] 2018
Entropy Generation Analysis of a Nuclear Fuel Element Surrounded by a Flow of Coolant Through an Annular Channel Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power-Contemporary Research [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-2743-4_156] 2017
Awards(0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (6)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Shohan Banerjee Interval Approach for Stability Analysis of a Nuclear Reactor with Appropriate Thermal-Hydraulic Model Prof. Amitava Gupta Ongoing 2018
Aranyak Chakravarty Numerical modelling and analysis of debris coolability using porous media approach Prof. Swarnendu Sen Ongoing 2018
Priyankan Datta Experimental and numerical analysis of rapid condensation phenomenon Prof. Achintya Mukhopadhyay Ongoing 2018
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 (5)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

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
Fuel Coolant Interaction Study Indira Gandhi Centre For Atomic Research, Kalapakkam, Tamilnadu Indira Gandhi Centre For Atomic Research, Kalapakkam, Tamilnadu 2012
Fundamentals and application of Interfacial transport Three week Refresher Course Recent Advances in Simulation, Diagnostics and Control of Thermal systems , Mechanical Engg. Department, Jadavpur University Mechanical Engg. Department, Jadavpur University 2008
R&D Related to Structural Integrity Assessment in Support of Ageing Management Application of Neural Network and Fuzzy logic in Engineering, organized by Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College, West Bengal Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College, West Bengal 2008
India s Three Phase Nuclear Programme: Plethora of events Forum Of Scientists, Engineers and Technologists(FOSET), Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2008
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 (3)

Co-author of VMK Sastri Best Paper (Paper ID: HMTC00424) at the 22nd National and 11th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference Organized by IIT Kharagpur. The best paper award received by Antarip Poddar, Mechanical Engg. Department, JU.
Received Certificate for Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing from Editors of following two Elsevier Journals:
a) Applied Thermal Engineering
b) International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
Member, Reviewer Panel of following International Journals:

a) Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier)
b) Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier)
c) Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics (Taylors and Francis)
d) Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer)
e) International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier)
f) Journal of Heat Transfer (Transactions of ASME)
g) Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications (Transactions of ASME)
h) Journal of Institute of Engineers (Series:C)(Springer)
i) Nuclear Engineering and Design (Elsevier)
j) Nuclear Science and Techniques (Springer)