Professor, Department of Power Engineering
Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus,
LB-8, Sector-III, Salt Lake.
PH:033 23355813
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Ph.D. 2008 Jadavpur University
M.E. 1994 Jadavpur University
B.E. 1990 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (6)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 2014, Dec to Till Date
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2011, Dec to 2014, Dec
Jadavpur University Reader 2008, Dec to 2011, Dec
Jadavpur University Sr. Lecturer 2004, Oct to 2008, Dec
Jadavpur University Lecturer 2002, Oct to 2004, Oct
Industrial Experience (4)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
B & W (I) Ltd. G E T 09/01/1990 to 31/8/1991
ABB ABL Projects Ltd. Service Engineer 12/01/1994 to 31/03/98
ABB ABL Limited Proposal Engineer 04/01/1998 to 10/04/1999
B & W (I) Ltd. Service Engineer 09/01/1991 to 07/03/1992
Field of Specialization
Thermal & Fluid Science
Courses Taught/Teaching
Engineering Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Numerical Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow, Engineering Mechanics,
Research Area
Computational Heat Transfer, Nanofluid Heat Transfer
In industry -7 year
In teaching - From October 1999
Conference Papers Published (23)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

The Effects of Castor Oil Methyl Ester Blending with Diesel on Combustion , Performance and Emission Characteristics of A Compression Ignition Engine Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Mech. Eng. Jadavpur Univ. Kolkata India 2018 Das M, Sarkar M, Datta A, Santra A.K. -
Measurement of surface tension and contact angle of different nanofluids: An experimental study 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017) 2017 P.K Das, N. Islam, K. Zakaria, B. Roy, A.K. Santra, R. Ganguly -
Comparative Study of Burning Characteristics of Biodiesel, Diesel and their Blends using Porous Sphere Experimental Technique Proc. 6th Int. 43rd Natl. Conf. Fluid Mech. Fluid Power, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India 2016 Das M, Chakraborty A, Sarkar M, Datta A, Santra A.K. -1-3
Performance and Emission Studies of Blended Fuel of Castor Oil Methyl Ester (COME) and Diesel in Compression Ignition Engine Proc. 6th Int. 43rd Natl. Conf. Fluid Mech. Fluid Power, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India 2016 Das M, Sarkar M, Datta A, Santra A.K. -1-3
Experimental investigation on thermal conductivity of TiO2-water based nanofluids 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-2016) 2016 P.K. Das, R. Ganguly, A.K. Santra -
Journal Papers Published (20)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Study on viscosity and surface tension properties of biodiesel-diesel blends and their effects on spray parameters for CI engines Fuel 2018 2018 Das M, Sarkar M, Datta A, Santra A.K. 220 [doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2018.02.021]-769-79
Stability and thermophysical measurements of TiO2 (anatase) nanofluids with different surfactants Journal of Molecular Liquids 2018 P.K. Das, A.K. Mallik, A.K. Santra, and R. Ganguly 254-98-107
An experimental study on the combustion, performance and emission characteristics of a diesel engine fuelled with diesel-castor oil biodiesel blends Renew Energy 2017 Das M, Sarkar M, Datta A, Santra A.K. 119-174-84
Experimental investigation of thermophysical properties of Al2O3-water nanofluid: role of surfactants Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017 2. P.K. Das, N. Islam, A.K. Santra, R. Ganguly 237-304-312
Experimental Studies on Burning Characteristics of Methanol Diesel, and Sunflower Biodiesel Fuels Combust Sci Technol 2017 Das M, Chakraborty A, Datta A, Santra A.K. 189 [doi:10.1080/00102202.2016.1206085]-213-30
Books Published (0)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Government of West Bengal National Merit Scholarship 1984
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (0)
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (2)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Amitava Dutta Analysis of Convective Heat Transfer in Magnetohydrodynamic Laminar Flow through a Horizontal Channel with Two Isothermal Walls Prof N Chakraborty 2009
Sankar Das Numerical Study of Natural Convection Cooling of an Isothermal Heater Placed on a Cabinet inside a Rectangular Enclosure with Inlet and Exit opening on Opposite Walls Mr Dipten Misra 2003
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Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

Member of The Institution of Engineers (India)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Refreshers Course UGC/ ASC Jadavpur University Dept. of Power Engg. 2009
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