Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indu Appartment, Flat No. T2, 13/4 New Santoshpur Main Road, Kolkata –75.
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Ph.D. 2000 IIT Kharagpur, India
M.E. 1995 Bengal Engineering College (Deemed University), Shibpur, Howrah, India
B.E. 1993 Regional Engineering College Durgapur (Burdwan University), India

Teaching Experience (5)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2014, January 20 to Present
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2011, January 20 to 2014, January 19
Jadavpur University Reader 2008, January 20 to 2011, January 19
Jadavpur University Senior Lecturer 2003, January 20 to 2008, January 19
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India Lecturer 1998, April 27 to 2003, January 18
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
* Analytical Heat Transfer
* Computational Heat Transfer
* Fin-and-tube Heat Exchanger
* Flat Plate Solar Collector
* Heat Transfer in Porous material
Courses Taught/Teaching
Post Graduate Level:
* Heat and Mass Transfer
* Computational Heat Transfer
* Conduction Heat Transfer

Undergraduate Level:
* Heat Transfer
* Thermal Engineering-I
* Steam Turbine
* Steam Power Plant
* Engineering Drawing
* Numerical Analysis and Computer Programming
* Compressible Fluid
* Thermodynamics
Research Area
* Condensation in heat transfer
* Combined heat and mass transfer
* Solar collectors
* Thermal insulation
* Fin-and-tube heat exchangers
* Individual fins and fin arrays
* Heat transfer through Porous Medium
* Analytical heat transfer
* Optimization
Research Experience:
1. Institute Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (From February 1995 To March 1998).
2. Research Professor, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2 years and 10 months.

Teaching: Since April 1998.
Conference Papers Published (15)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Thermodynamic modeling of pulse tube refrigeration system ICAME - 2016 2016 PC Roy, B. Kundu -
Thermal analysis of porous fins under simultaneous convection and radiation heat transfer Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Thermal Engineering 2016 B. Kundu, P.A. Wankhade -195-197
Method for thermal stress analysis of an annular fin Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Thermal Engineering 2016 S. Majumdar, D.K. Mondal, B. Kundu -191-193
A new approach for thermal analysis of absorber plates in a solar collector Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Thermal Engineering 2016 J. Mahakud, B. Kundu -167-169
Thermal analysis of a slab for isotropic and orthotropic materials Proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Thermal Engineering 2016 T. Sen, B. Kundu -
Journal Papers Published (81)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Exact Method for Annular Disc Fins with Heat Generation and Nonlinear Heating Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 2017 B. Kundu Vol. 31, No. 2-
Establishment of modified-one-dimensional and two-dimensional models for two-directional heat conduction in a wet fin assembly Heat Transfer Engineering, 2017 B. Kundu, P. Biswas, K.-S. Lee Vol. 38, No. 2-190-205
A revised approach for an exact analytical solution for thermal response in biological tissues significant in therapeutic treatments Journal of Thermal Biology 2017 J. Dutta, B. Kundu Vol. 66-33-48
Effects of psychrometric properties on fin performances of minimum envelope shape of wet fins Energy Conversion and Management 2016 B. Kundu, K.-S. Lee Vol. 110-481 - 493
Exact analysis for propagation of heat in a biological tissue subject to different surface conditions for therapeutic applications Applied Mathematics and Computation 2016 B. Kundu Vol. 285-204-2016
Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements XVII, Chapter: Approximate Analytical Method for Thermal Analysis of an Annular Fin Having a Step Profile Institute (WIT) Press, ISBN: 978-1-84564-922-7 2015
Heat Transfer - Mathematical Modelling, Numerical Methods and Information Technology (Ed. Aziz Belmiloudi) Chapter: Optimum Fin Profile under Dry and Wet Surface Conditions InTech, Croatia (ISBN 978-953-307-550-1) 2011 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

Venus International Foundation Outstanding Faculty 2015 2015
Venus International Foundation Outstanding Scientist - VIFRA 2015 2015
Confederation of Education Excellence Teacher s Excellence Award 2015 under Number of Research Papers/Books Published Category 2015
Brain Korea 21 Research Professor, Field of Science and Technology, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 2012
Brain Korea 21 Research Associate Professor, Field of Science and Technology, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 2011
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (2)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Dipankar Bhanja Methodology for Enhancing Performance and Maximum Heat Transfer in Fins Operating in Electronic Cooling Systems Nil Complete 2014
Debasis Barman Heat transfer characteristics and optimum shape for fins under dehumidification of air NIL Complete 2014
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (8)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Tanusri Sen Thermal Analysis for Fourier Heat Conduction in a Slab for Isotropic and Orthotropic Materials Balaram Kundu 2016
Soumyodeep Mukherjee Numerical and Analytical Study of Couette Flow between Two Parallel Plates with Thermal Convection Dr. Nirmal Manna & Balaram Kundu 2016
Debojit Dewanjee Analytical Study on the Thermal Response for a Single Layer Skin Tissue - 2014
Pratul Biswas Analytical Model for performance analysis of a two-dimensional rectangular wall- fin assembly under dehumidification process: A comparison of one and two dimensional investigation Dr N Barman 2010
S. P. Datta Thermal analysis of solar operated vapor absorption cooling systems with a flat absorber plate - 2009
Project Works (3)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Study of performance and optimization of flat plate finned tube heat exchanger for both inline and staggered arrays of circular and elliptic tubes in wet condition UGC under potential for excellence scheme 0.5 Lakh  to 2007 Complete
A Study on Castability of Aluminum-Silicon Carbide Metal Matrix Composites PURSE-DST , New Delhi 24 Lakh  to 2013 Complete
Sustainable energy including improved energy efficiency PURSE II-DST, New Delhi 60 Lakh  to  Ongoing
Patents (1)
Patent Name Year

Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Institute of Engineers (India).
Combustion Institute (India).
International Association of Engineers
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (7)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

ICMAE-2016 London, UK 2016 Paper Presentation
ICAME-2016 Yildiz Technical University, Yildiz Campus, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 Keynote Speaker
International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer Department of Mathematics, NIT Warangal, India 2015 Paper Presentation
Energy Technologies Conference Yildiz Technical University Istanbul, Turkey 2014 Keynote Speaker
Heat Transfer 2014 Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and Lund University of Technology, Sweden A Coruna, Spain 2014 Paper Presentation
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (2)

Editor/Editorial Board Member:
-IJRI Publishers
-Thermal and Mass Transport
-Advances in Mechanical Engineering for the Special Issue on Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer Enhancement.
- American Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
- Journal of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation
- Journal of Thermal Engineering
- SOP Transactions on Power Transmission and Smart Grid
- Scientific Research and Essays
- International Journal of Thermal Energy and Applications
- International Journal of I.C. Engines and Gas Turbines
- Heat and Mass Transfer Research Journal (HMTRJ)
- Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics
- American Journal of Scientific Research and Essays
- SCIREA Journal of Mechanical Engineering (Science Research Association)

Member of the Reviewer Board of the Following International Journals:
-Journal of Solar Energy Research Updates (Avanti Publishes)
-Mathematical Modelling and Analysis (Taylor & Francis)
-International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow (Emerald)
- Alexandria Engineering Journal (Elsevier)
- International Journal of Physical Sciences
- Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
- Journal of Heat Transfer (ASME).
- International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier).
- Energy Conversion and Management (Elsevier).
- Heat Transfer Engineering ((Taylor & Francis).
- Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier).
- Numerical Heat Transfer Part A (Taylor & Francis).
- International Journal of Thermal Science (Elsevier).
- Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer (AIAA).
- International Journal of Refrigeration (Elsevier).
- Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer (Begell House).
- International Journal of Energy Research (Wiley).
- Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier).
- Applied Mathematical Modelling (Elsevier)
- Journal of Agriculture Science and Technology (CABI).
- Engineering Letters (IAENG).
- International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis).
- Heat Transfer-Asian Research (Wiley).
- Journal of Franklin Institute (Elsevier).
- Thermal Science (International Scientific Journal).
- Scientific Research and Essays (Academic Journal).
- Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier).
- Energy (Elsevier).
- Applied Energy (Elsevier).
- Recent Patent on Mechanical Engineering (Bentham Science Publishers).
- Intermetallics (Elsevier).
- Heat Transfer Research (Begell House).
- Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India): Series E (Springer).
- Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics (Scientific Research).
- Walailak Journal of Science and Technology (WJST) (ISSN: 1686-3933).
- Journal of the Egyptian Mathematical Society (Elsevier).
- Chemical Engineering Communications (Taylor & Francis).
- Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer).
- Case Studies in Thermal Engineering (Elsevier).
- Mathematical Problems in Engineering (Hindawi).
- Journal of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation (STM Journals).
- International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (Springer).
- Journal of Marine, Science and Applications (Springer)
- SOP Transactions on Power Transmission and Smart Grid (Scientific Online Publishing)
- International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier)
- Journal of Thermal Engineering
- Applied Mathematics and Computations (Elsevier)
- Journal of Industrial Engineering (Hindawi Publishing Corporation)
- Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics (Scientific Library for Scholar)
- Engineering (Elsevier)
- Ingenieria e Investigacion Journal (Revista Ingenieria e Investigacion)
- Journal of Engineering (Hindawi Publishing Corporation)
- Iranian Journal of Science and Technology Trans. Of Mechanical Engineering (Springer)
- Engineering (Scientific Research)
- Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Elsevier)
- Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics (Rational Publication)
- International Journal of Engineering (Materials and Energy Research Center)
- Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India) - Series C (Springer)