Dr. Devanuri Jaya Krishna

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: djayakrishna@nitw.ac.in

: 8332969369

Interests: Utilization of Solar energy, CFD, Latent heat storage materials, Aerodynamics of cricket ball, Heat line visualization, heat transfer in porous media

Education

Ph.D., Heat Transfer (2004 - 2008)

Heat Transfer and Thermal Power Laboratory

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.

 

M. E., Energy Engineering (2002 - 2004)

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

P. S. G. College of Technology, Anna University, India.

 

B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering (1997- 2001)

V. R. Siddhartha Engg. College, Nagarjuna University, India.


Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

   N.I.T- Warangal from 19th Dec., 2013- till date

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

   BITS Pilani-Hyderabad Campus from 5th May, 2010- 16th Dec., 2013

  • Visiting Professor, Sustainable Energy Research Laboratory (SERL)

     Texas A&M University Qatar from 18th May - 19th July, 2011

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

   Texas A&M University Qatar from 7th Feb., 2009- 4th May,2010

  • Lead CFD Engineer

     General Motors Technical Center, Bangalore, INDIA from 7th July, 2008 -15th Dec., 2008

  • HTRA (Half Time Research Assistant)

     IIT Madras from August 2004 - June 2008

  • T.A (Teaching Assistant)

     P.S.G. College of Technology from June 2002 -May 2004


Research Interests

  • Utilization of Solar energy
  • CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
  • Latent heat storage materials
  • Aerodynamics of cricket ball
  • Heat line visualization
  • Heat transfer in porous media


Achievements

  • Secured 1st prize in Visualization Development Competition 2010 (VDC10) held at Texas A&M University at Qatar
  • Secured 3rd prize in poster competition held at Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, Texas, USA, 21st -24th October, 2007
  • Sponsored by IITM and IIT MAANA to present oral and poster technical papers at Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, Texas, USA  
  • Scholarship granted from MHRD, Govt. of India for pursuing M.E. and Ph.D.


Ph. D. dissertation:

Title :   Study of Buoyancy Induced Flows in Anisotropic Porous Media Using a Generalized Non-Darcy Formulation

Guided by  :   Prof. Sarit Kumar Das and Prof. Tanmay Basak


Research Projects:

1. 
Title: Design and Development of an Efficient and Cost Effective Solar Water Latent Heat Storage System �?? SB/FTP/ETA-0130/2014

Amount: 29.81 lakhs

Funding agency: DST-SERB Start-Up Research Grant (Young Scientists)

Period : 3 years (2015-2017)

Status : Ongoing

2.

Title: Investigation of Corrosion on Metals with Phase Change Materials for a 30 ï¿½?? 100oC temperature range Solar Thermal Heat Storage Applications

Amount: 3.5 lakhs (2013-14)         3 lakhs (2014-15)

Funding agency: NITW - MHRD

Period: 2 years (2013-2015)

Status : Completed


Invited Talks

Topic: Production of Hydrogen from Hydrocarbons using Solar Energy WEMEP2012, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, India, Nov. 22- 23, 2012.


Non-Academic Projects

Texas A&M University Qatar

Postdoctoral research associate (April, 2009- April,2010)

Title : CFD analysis for the design of solar reactor for methane cracking process    for hydrogen generation

 

Texas A&M University Qatar

Co- Principal investigator (February- April, 2010)

Visualization Development Competition 2010 (VDC10)

Title :Visualization of carbon particle tracking and hydrogen production in a vortex flow solar reactor

 

General Motors Technical Center, Bangalore, INDIA ( July-December, 2008)

Lead CFD Engineer

1. Title : Development of math models for cooling various Li-ion battery designs which are to be implemented in next generation vehicle                           (Chevrolet Volt- 2014)

 2. Title : Fuel tank VOF simulations for the design of fuel tank


Research Publications

International Journals

  1. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Numerical study of lid-driven flow in orthogonal and skewed porous cavity", Communications in numerical methods in Engineering (2008), Vol.24, No: 10, pp: 815-831. (I.F :0.756)
  2. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Non-Darcy buoyancy driven flows in a fluid saturated porous medium - the use of ACFD approach", Heat and Mass Transfer (2008), Vol.44, No: 9, pp: 1117- 1125. (I.F : 0.84)
  3. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Natural Convection in a heat generating hydrodynamically and thermally Anisotropic Non-Darcy Porous medium", International Journal of heat and mass transfer (2008), Vol.51, pp: 4691- 4703. (I.F : 2.315)
  4. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Natural Convection in a Non-Darcy Anisotropic Porous Cavity with a Finite Heat Source at the Bottom Wall", International Journal of Thermal Sciences (2009), Vol.48, pp: 1279- 1293. (I.F : 2.47)
  5. D. Jaya Krishna, M.R. Thansekhar, S.P. Venkateshan,Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Natural convection in a Partially Heat Generating Rod Bundle inside an Enclosure" ,ASME- Journal of Heat Transfer(2010), Vol.132(10), pp: 102501- 11. (I.F : 1.83)
  6. Nesrin Ozalp and D. Jaya Krishna,"CFD Analysis on the Influence of Helical Carving in a Vortex Flow Solar Reactor", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2010), Vol.35 (12), pp: 6248- 6260. (I.F : 3.548)
  7. Nesrin Ozalp andJayakrishna Devanuri," CFD analysis of multi-phase turbulent flow in a solar reactor for emission-free generation of hydrogen", Chemical Engineering Transactions (2010), Vol.21, pp: 1081- 1086. (ISBN 978-88-95608-05-1 ISSN 1974-9791)
  8. Ozalp, N., Toyama, A., Jayakrishna, D., Rowshan, R., Al-Hamidi, Y., "Effect of camera-like aperture in quest for maintaining quasi-constant radiation inside a solar reactor", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (2011) Vol.133 (2), pp: 0210021-27. (I.F : 1.247)
  9. Jayakrishna Devanuri and Nesrin Ozalp, "Response to the comments made by Khalid M. Saqr on our paper titled-CFD analysis on the influence of helical carving in a vortex flow solar reactor", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2011) Vol.36 (3), pp: 2323-2326. (I.F : 3.548)
  10. Vidyasagar Shilapuram, D. Jaya Krishna and Nesrin Ozalp, "Residence time distribution and Flow Field Study of Aero-shielded Solar Cyclone Reactor for Emission-free Generation of Hydrogen", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2011) Vol.36 (21), pp: 13488-13500. (I.F : 3.548)
  11. D. Jaya Krishna and Nesrin Ozalp, "Numerical investigation of particle deposition inside aeroshielded solar cyclone reactor: A promising solution for reactor clogging", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (2013) Vol. 40, pp: 198-??209. (I.F : 1.581)
  12. R. Sanjay Kumar and D. Jaya Krishna, "Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Analysis of Latent Heat Storage Materials for Low Temperature (40-80oC) Solar Heating Applications", International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (2013) Vol. 2(8), pp: 429-455. (I.F : 1.76)
  13. R Sanjay Kumar, D Jayakrishna and Pramod B Salunkhe,"Investigation of heat storage materials for temperature range of 50oC to 100oC", International Journal of Conceptions on Mechanical and Civil Engineering-WJP (2013) Vol. 1(1), pp: 53-57 (ISSN: 2357 - 2760 (Online) and 2357 - 2752 (Print))
  14. Narasimha Suri T and Jaya Krishna D, "A Collocated grid based finite volume approach for the visualization of heat transport in 2D complex geometries", Procedia Engineering-Elsevier (2015) Vol. 127, pp: 79-86.
  15. D. Jaya Krishna and Sharabh Kochar, "The Metallographic Study of Corrosion of Metals with Latent Heat Storage Materials Suitable for Solar Hot Water System", Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society (accepted)

 

International Conferences

  1. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Study of Non-Orthogonal Lid Driven Porous Cavity Flows by Generalized Non-Darcy Approach",International conferences on Recent Advances in Heat Transfer, KITS, Coimbatore, India, 21st - 22nd September,2006.
  2. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Influence of Inertial Effects on the Flow Inside a Lid Driven Porous Cavity", 33rd National & 3rd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power,IIT Bombay, India, 7th -9th December, 2006.
  3. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Buoyancy Induced Flows in a Heat Generating Anisotropic Non-Darcy Porous Medium- Use of ACFD Approach", 44th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Science (SES Conference),Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas, USA, 21st -24th October, 2007.
  4. D. Jaya Krishna, Tanmay Basak and Sarit K. Das, "Anisotropy Effects on Heat and Fluid Flow for Natural Convection with a Heat Source in Fluid Saturated Porous Media", 44th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Science (SES Conference),Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas, USA, 21st -24th October, 2007 (secured 3rd prize in poster competition).
  5. Venkat Raman, D. Jaya Krishna and S. Sundar, "Numerical Simulation of Free Convection in an Isotropic Porous Medium: Use of ACFD Approach", 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASMEHeat and Mass Transfer Conference, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India, 3rd - 5th January , 2008.
  6. Nesrin Ozalp, Vidyasagar Shilapuram and D. Jaya Krishna, "Modeling of Vortex-flow Solar Reactor Via Ideal Reactors in Series Approach: ES2010-90324", Proceedings of the ASME 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES2010, May 17-22, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona-USA.
  7. Nesrin Ozalp and D. Jaya Krishna, "Numerical Study on the Thermal Interaction of Gas-Particle Transport for a Vortex Flow Solar reactor: ES2010-90325", Proceedings of the ASME 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES2010, May 17-22, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona-USA.
  8. Nesrin Ozalp, Anthony Toyama, D. Jaya Krishna, Reza Rowshan and Yasser Al-Hamidi "Effect of Camera like Aperture in Quest for Maintaining Quasi-Constant Radiation Inside a Solar Reactor: ES2010-90327", Proceedings of the ASME 4th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES2010, May 17-22, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona-USA.
  9. Abdalla Abdalla, N.Ozalp, O. Bouhali, Jaya Krishna Devanuri, Ali Sheharyar "Three Dimensional Visualization of Hydrogen and Carbon Production in a Vortex flow Solar Reactor: Second Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Applied Computing-URC2010 competition, Zayed University, May 5 - 6, 2010, Dubai, UAE.
  10. Sanjay Kumar, D. Jaya Krishna and Pramod B Salunkhe, " Investigation of Heat Storage Materials for a Temperature range of 500C to 1000C". International conference on engineering, technology and management (ICETM Sep-12) 7-8, Sept-2012, Tirupathi, INDIA.
  11. Sanjay Kumar and D. Jaya Krishna, "Selection of Latent heat storage materials for a temperature range of 500C to 1000C for solar water heating applications",International Conference on Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 7th Oct 2012, Hyderabad, ISBN: 978-93-82208-27-3.
  12. D. Jaya Krishna and Ruturaj R Deshpande." Taguchi based optimization to generate correlation via numerical analysis for natural convection in a differential heated cavity", ASME -ISHMT Conference, IIT Kharagpur, 28-31, Dec., 2013.
  13. Narasimha Suri T and Jaya Krishna D, "A Collocated Grid Based Finite Volume Approach for the Visualization of Heat Transport in 2D Complex Geometries", International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, National Institute of Technology Warangal, India, 30 Nov -2 Dec.,2015.
  14. D. Jaya Krishna and Sharabh Kochar, "The Metallographic Study of Corrosion of Metals with Latent Heat Storage Materials Suitable for Solar Hot Water System", International Conference on Ceramic and Advanced materials for Energy and environment, Christ University, Bengaluru, India, 14th -17th, 2015.
  15. D. Jaya Krishna and Aditya Shide, "Step by Step Methodology for the Assessment of Metal Corrosion Rate with PCMs Suitable for Low Temperature Heat Storage Applications : 2-IC-1865", International conference on recent Trends in Engineering and material Sciences (ICEMS-2016), Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 17th- 19th March, 2016.
  16. Manish Kumar and D. Jaya Krishna," Analytical and Numerical Study to Assess the Solar Flux on a Heliostat based Central Receiver-MODD-027", International Conference on Energy efficient Technologies for sustainability (ICEETS-16), St.Xaviers catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India, 7th - 8th April, 2016.
  17. Narasimha Suri Tinnaluri and D. Jaya Krishna," Visualization of Energy Transport in 2-D Complex Solid Geometries-MODD-033", International Conference on Energy efficient Technologies for sustainability (ICEETS-16), St.Xaviers catholic College of Engineering, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India, 7th - 8th April, 2016.
  18. Narasimha Suri Tinnaluri and D. Jaya Krishna, Visualization of Thermal Transport in discretely Heated 2-D Complex Solid Geometries, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS2016) Proceedings, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, India, 27thJune - 1st July, 2016, pp. 605-608.
  19. Thota Markandeyulu, Jaya Krishna Devanuri and K. Kiran Kumar, On the Suitability of Phase Change Material (PCM) for Thermal Management of Electronic Components (Paper ID-208), 2nd International Conference on Aerospace Electronics, Electrical, Communications & Instrumentation (ASECI 2016), R. Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, A.P., India, 22nd -23rd October, 2016.
  20. Mathura Kumar and D. Jaya Krishna, Influence of Mushy Zone Constant on Thermohydraulics of a PCM (Paper ID-53), International Conference on Recent Advancement in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration: RAAR 2016, C. V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, 10th - 12th November, 2016
  21. Narasimha Suri Tinnaluri and D. Jaya Krishna, Heatline Approach for Visualization of Heat Transport in 2D Complex Geometries with Discrete Heat Sources (Paper ID-220), 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2016),  MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India. December 15-17, 2016.
  22. Praneet R Kuber and D. Jaya Krishna, Numerical Investigation of Aerodynamics of a New Cricket Ball (Paper ID-228), 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2016),  MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India, December 15-17, 2016.

 

National Conferences

  1. 1. D. Jaya Krishna and T. Venkatajalapathy, "Thermal Energy Audit in Rubber industry- a case study",Regional seminar on energy resources, applications, Strategies and options, School of Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, 27th Febraury,2004.
  2. D. Teja, R. Sudarshan and D. Jaya Krishna, "Investigation of various turbulence models for flow over a smooth sphere", ICE 2013 - BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus, India, 15th - 16th November, 2013.
  3. Sharabh kochar and D. Jaya Krishna, "Study of corrosion rate for metals with Palmitic acid and Myristic acid", ICE 2013 - BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus, India, 15th - 16th November, 2013.
  4. Narasimha Suri Tinnaluri and D.Jaya Krishna, A Novel Algorithm for Bejans Heatline Visualization in Complex Geometries, National symposium of Mechanical  Engineering Research Scholars(NSMERS 2016), National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Warangal, 7th Oct 2016.


Guidance

B. Tech.:

S.No

Name

Reg. No./ Roll No.

Thesis title

Status

Year

1

M. Siva Praneeth*

2008B2A4524H

 

Determination of Thermophysical Properties of Phase Change Material

Completed

2012-13

2

Prashant Kumar Singh

113139

A Novel Bi-Axial Solar Tracking System

Completed

2014-15

3

R.V. Sharath Kumar

113240

CFD Analysis of the Flow Over the Sphere and a Cricket Ball

Completed

2014-15

4

5

 6

7

Mashkoor Ezdi Gyasi

 Navneet Singh

 Rajat Sharma

 Surya Saradhi

113229

  113234

 113142

 113212

  Solar Powered Stirling Engine

  Completed

   2014-15



*At BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus

M. Tech..

S.No

Name

Reg. No./ Roll No.

Thesis title

Status

Year

External Guide

1

Teja Dasari*

 

2011H148044H  

(Thermal Engg.)

CFD Studies of flow over a Smooth Sphere and a Cricket Ball

 

Completed

2012-13

---

2

Ghazanfar Khan*

 

2011H148041H

(Thermal Engg.)

Heatlines Visualization in Complex Geometries

Completed

2012-13

---

3

Anil Kumar Vishwakarma

 

133604

(Thermal Engg.)

 

Design of Thermal Protection System for a Composite Rocket Motor Casing

 

Completed

2014-15             

Mr. Pandu Karantoth, Scientist D, Directorate Of Solid Propulsion, Defence Research And Development Laboratory, Hyderabad

4

Gaurav Singhal

 

133704

(Automobile Engg.)

Structural Modeling and Optimization of Starter Front Bracket

Completed

2014-15   

Dr. Thangavelu Chinnamutha

(Valeo India Private Limited)

5

Vikas Kumar

 

133621

(Thermal Engg.)

Investigation of Corrosion of Metals with PCMs for a 30 -80°c Solar Heat Storage Applications

Completed

2014-15

---

6

Manish Kumar

143607

(Thermal Engg.)

Development of an analytical model for a Heliostat based Central Receiver System

Ongoing

2015-16

---

7

Vinod Sangode

143616

(Thermal Engg.)

Melting and Solidification Studies of PCM

Ongoing

2015-16

---

8

Praneet Kuber

 

143713

(Automobile Engg.)

Numerical Investigation of Aerodynamics of a Cricket Ball

Ongoing

2015-16

---


*At BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus




Ph. D.
:

S.No

Name

Reg. No.

Thesis title

Status

Guide/ Co-Guide

1

G. Uma Maheswararao

714021

Latent heat storage materials

On-going     (Reg.: July, 2014)

---

2

T. Narasimha Suri

714130

Heatline visualization in 2D complex geometries

On-going     (Reg.: Dec., 2014)

---

3

T. Markandeyulu

716135

Thermal management of electronic components

On-going     (Reg.: July., 2016)

---

 

Courses Handled at BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus

U.G.
P.G.
  • Transport Phenomena -II (Heat Transfer)
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
  • Fluid Mechanics (Transport Phenomena -I)
  • Automotive Vehicles
  • Heat Transfer Lab
  • Prime movers and fluid machines lab
  • Workshop Practice Lab
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Design of Thermal Equipments


Courses Handled (U.G.) at NIT Warangal (2012-13, IInd SEM.)

  • Energy Systems and Management
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Convective Heat Transfer (shared with Dr.B.Karthik)


Workshops/Conferences Organized :

  • Secretary: International Conference On Wind Energy: Materials, Engineering and Policies (WEMEP-2012) November 22-23, 2012.


Workshops/Conferences attended :

  • Regional seminar on energy resources, applications, Strategies and options, School of Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, 27th Febraury,2004.
  • International conferences on Recent Advances in Heat Transfer, KITS, Coimbatore, India, 21st - 22nd September,2006.
  • 33rd National & 3rd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power,IIT Bombay, India, 7th -9th December, 2006.
  • 44th Annual Technical Meeting, Society of Engineering Science (SES Conference),Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas, USA, 21st -24th October, 2007.
  • 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India, 3rd - 5th January , 2008.
  • ICE 2013 - BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus, India, 15th - 16th November, 2013.
  • ASME -ISHMT Conference, IIT Kharagpur, 28th-31st, Dec., 2013.
  • International Conference on Ceramic and Advanced materials for Energy and environment, Christ University, Bengaluru, India, 14th -17th, 2015
  • 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2016),  MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India, December 15-17, 2016

Memberships in Professional Bodies

  •    Life Member: Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT) - 469
  •   Member : The Institution of Engineers (INDIA) (Membership No: M-1508886)

Course Taught Previously

 

Publications

 

PHDs Supervised

S.No

Name

Reg. No.

Thesis title

Status

Co-Guide

1

G. Uma Maheswararao

714021

Latent heat storage materials

On-going     (Reg.: July, 2014)

---

2

T. Narasimha Suri

714130

Heatline visualization in 2D complex geometries

On-going     (Reg.: Dec., 2014)

---

3

T. Markandeyulu

716135

Thermal management of electronic components

On-going     (Reg.: July., 2016)

---

 

Workshops/Conferences

 

Projects

 

Awards and Honors

 

Additional Responsibility