Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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

: vpcm80@nitw.ac.in, vpcm80@gmail.com

: 9676425800, 8332969329

Interests: (i) Computational Fluid Dynamics (ii) Convection and conduction heat transfer (iii) Drying and Simultaneous solution of heat and mass transfer (iv) Renewable Energy Sources (v) Alternative fuels

 

1. Educational Qualifications (From Highest)

Degree

Specialization

University/Institute

Year

Ph. D.

Thermal Engineering (Convective drying of moist object)

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

2012

M. E.

Thermal Power Engineering

Annamalai University

2002

M. B. A. (P/T)

Project Management

Alagappa University

2009

B. E.

Mechanical Engineering

Manonmaniam Sundaranar Univ/Noorul Islam college of Engg.

2001

 

2. Professional Experience

Teaching (From latest position)

Designation

 

Associate Professor

Organization

 

NIT Warangal, Telangana, India.

Period

From

Mar, 2018

To

Till date

Assistant Professor

NIT Warangal, Telangana, India.

Oct, 2013

Mar, 2018

HOD-Mech/ Associate Professor

Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR Technical University, Avadi, Chennai

June, 2013

Oct, 2013

Associate Professor

Jayamatha Engineering college, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari dist, Tamilnadu

Jul, 2012

May, 2013

Lecturer

Jaya Engineering College, Avadi, Chennai.

Jan, 2003

Dec, 2006

 

 

 

Course Taught Previously

Courses Handled previously

U.G. Theory

U. G. Laboratory

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Thermal engineering
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Power plant engineering
  • Engineering mechanics
  • Engineering graphics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid mechanics Lab
  • Thermal Engg Lab - I
  • Thermal Engg Lab - II

 

P.G. Theory

P. G. Laboratory

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Conduction & Radiation heat transfer
  • Finite Element methods for Thermal Engg.
  • CFD Lab

 

 

Courses currently being taught

U.G. Theory

U. G. Laboratory

  • Heat and mass transfer, 3rd Mech.
  • Conduction & Radiation heat Transfer (PG)
  • Thermal Engineering Lab

 

 

Contributions in Teaching

  • Curriculum framing of M.Tech Machine Design, Production Engineering and CAD/CAM at Vel Tech Univ, Chennai, 2013.
  • Preparation of Thermal Engg I and II & Fluid mechanics laboratory manual, Vel Tech Univ, 2013
  • Establishment of new Fluid Mechanics Lab and Thermal Engineering Lab in Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, 2006.
  • Teaching aids developed for Thermal Engineering Lab, Jaya Engineering College, Chennai, 2006.

 

Publications

 Research Publications

 Patent filed

Chandramohan V.P., Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Pritam Das, K. Kirankumar, Design and development of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant for generating electrical power: A novel structure, appropriate materials with optimized collector angle, Application No: 201941018001 A, 17/05/2019

Book Editor

1. C. S. P. Rao, G. Amba Prasad Rao, N. Selvaraj, P. S.C. Bose, V. P. Chandramohan, Mechanical Engineering for Sustainable Development, State-of-the-Art Research, Apple Academic, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Hard copy ISBN: 9781771886819, pages: 398, Apr. 2018. 

Guest Editorial publication

V.P. Chandramohan, Prabal Talukdar (2018), Selected Papers from 1st International and 18th National ISME Conference on Enabling Sustainable Development, Heat Transfer Engineering, Guest Editorial, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2018.1546652.

Book Chapters

1. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Estimation of equilibrium moisture content and drying time of potato during convective drying, Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power - Contemporary Research, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-2743-4_21, Springer, 205-213, 2016.

2. Ravichandra D., Puli R.K., Chandramohan V. (2019) Production and Comparison of Fuel Properties for Various Biodiesels. In: Chandrasekhar U., Yang LJ., Gowthaman S. (eds) Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (I-DAD 2018). Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore, 267-276, 21 Dec. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-2718-6_25.

3. Velmurugan, V. P. Chandramohan, S. Karunanidhi, D. Sai Phaneendra, Thermal Management of Avionic Packages Using Micro-blower, Advances in Applied Mechanical Engineering, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer, 763-773, Feb. 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1201-8_82.

4. Amrit Kumar Thakur and V. P. Chandramohan, Productivity Enhancement of Passive Type Solar Still Using Copper and Aluminum Based Absorber Plate with Al2O3 NanoFluid in Water Basin, Chapter 26, Singh and V. Ramadesigan (eds.), Advances in Energy Research, Vol. 2, Apr. 2020, Springer Proceedings in Energy, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2662-6_26

5. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, V. P. Chandramohan and K. Kirankumar, Design and Performance Investigation of Wind Turbine Blade for Solar Updraft Tower Under Low Wind Speeds, Chapter 27, S. Singh and V. Ramadesigan (eds.), Advances in Energy Research, Vol. 2, Apr 2020, Springer Proceedings in Energy, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2662-6_27

International Journals (SCI):

1. V.P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Three dimensional numerical modeling of simultaneous heat and moisture transfer in a moist object subjected to convective drying, International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer, Elsevier, 53, 4638-4650, 2010, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.06.029.

2. V.P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Design of an experimental set up for convective drying: Experimental studies at different drying temperature, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, 49(1), 31-40, Jan. 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s00231-012-1060-4.

3. V.P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Experimental studies for convective drying of potato, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 35 (14-15), 1288-1297, Sep. 2014. DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2013.876844.

4. Ateeque, Udayraj, R. K. Mishra, V.P. Chandramohan, P. Talukdar, Numerical modeling of convective drying of food with spatially dependent transfer coefficient in a turbulent flow field, International Journal of Thermal Science, Elsevier, 78, 145-157, Apr. 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2013.12.003.

5. V.P. Chandramohan, Numerical prediction and analysis of a surface transfer coefficients on moist object during heat and mass transfer application, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 37(1), 53–63, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2015.1042341.

6. V.P. Chandramohan, Experimental Analysis and Simultaneous Heat and Moisture Transfer with Coupled CFD Model for Convective Drying of Moist Object, International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Taylor & Francis, 17:59–71, Mar. 2016. DOI: 10.1080/15502287.2016.1147506.

7. Razatkumar Naik, Arun Sandeep G., Chandramohan V.P., Numerical Simulation for Freeze Drying of Skimmed Milk with Moving Sublimation Front using Tri Diagonal Matrix Algorithm, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, IF = 0.9, 10 (3), 813-818, May DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.jafm.73.240.27054.

8. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Design, Development and Performance of Indirect Type Solar Dryer for Banana Drying, Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 109 (Mar. 2017) 409 – 416.

9. Sumit Kawale, Chandramohan V.P., CFD simulation of estimating critical velocity corresponding to critical shear stress for cleaning of flat soiled surface, Sadhana, Springer, 42(12), 2137-2145, Dec. 2017, DOI: 1007/s12046-017-0748-z.

10. Gone Rajasheker, Chandramohan V.P., Estimation of Initial Moisture Content of Agricultural Products by an ASTM Experimental Procedure, Indian Journal of Natural Sciences, SCI, IF = 1.22, 8 (43), Aug 2017, 12618-12622.

11. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Chandramohan V.P., K. Kiran Kumar, Performance parameter evaluation, materials selection, solar radiation with energy losses, energy storage and turbine design procedure for a pilot scale solar updraft tower, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, IF = 5.6, 150 (Oct. 2017) 451–462. DOI: 1016/j.enconman.2017.08.043.

Publications in 2018:

12. Ravichandra D., Ravi Kumar Puli, Chandramohan V.P., V. Edwin Geo, Experimental analysis of deccan hemp oil as a new energy feedstock for compression ignition engine, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Taylor & Francis, Jan. 2018, DOI: 10.1080/01430750.2017.1421572.

13. Arunsandeep G., Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju and Srinivas Reddy K, A numerical model for drying of spherical object in an indirect type solar dryer and estimating the drying time at different moisture level and air temperature, International Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis, 15(3), Feb. 2018, 189-200. DOI: 1080/15435075.2018.1433181.

14. Satyapal Yadav, Chandramohan V.P., Numerical analysis on thermal energy storage device with finned copper tube for an indirect type solar drying system, ASME Journal of Solar Engineering, ASME, 140(3), 031009, Mar. 2018; DOI: 10.1115/1.4039273.

15. Ashwani Upadhyay, Chandramohan V.P., Simultaneous heat and mass transfer model for convective drying of building material, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer, 99(2), 239-245, Apr. 2018, DOI: 1007/s40032-016-0260-y.

16. Pritam Das and V. P. Chandramohan, CFD analysis on flow and performance parameters estimation of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant varying its geometrical Configurations, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, And Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis, 40 (12), May 2018, 1532–1546, DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2018.1477881.

17. Satyapal Yadav, Abhay Bhanudas Lingayat, V.P. Chandramohan, V. R. K. Raju, Numerical analysis on thermal energy storage device to improve the drying time of indirect type solar dryer, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer, 54(12), 3631-3646, May 2018, DOI: 1007/s00231-018-2390-7.

18. Abhay Lingayat, V.P. Chandramohan, V.R.K. Raju, Numerical analysis on solar air collector provided with artificial square shaped roughness for indirect type solar dryer, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, IF = 5.7, 190 (July 2018) 353-367, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.04.130.

19. Arunsandeep, V. P. Chandramohan, Numerical solution for temperature and moisture distribution of rectangular, cylindrical and spherical objects during drying, Journal of Engineering Physics and Thermophysics, Springer, 91 (4), 895-906, Aug. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10891-018-1814-z.

20. Pritam Das and V. P. Chandramohan, Effect of chimney height and collector roof angle on flow parameters of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer, Sep. 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s10973-018-7749-y.

21. Siva Kumar Reddy, Karthik Balasubramanian, V.P. Chandramohan, (2019) Study on Desiccant Solution Control Strategies for Efficient Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System Control Performance, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, Taylor & Francis, 25(3) 322-335, DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2018.1526017.

22. Yaswanthkumar, V. P. Chandramohan, Numerical analysis of flow parameters on solar updraft tower (SUT) with and without thermal energy storage (TES) system, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer, Apr. 2019, 136(1), 331-343, DOI: 10.1007/s10973-018-7756-z.

23. Arunsandeep G., Abhay Lingayat, Razatkumar Naik, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Numerical solution and it’s analysis during solar drying of green peas, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer, 99(5), 571-579, Oct. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s40032-017-0379-5.

24. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Chandramohan V.P., K. Kiran Kumar, Optimized design and performance parameters for wind turbine blades of a solar updraft tower (SUT) plant using theories of Schmitz and aerodynamics Forces, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier, 30 (2018), 192–200, DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2018.10.001.

Publications in 2019

25. Yaswanthkumar, V. P. Chandramohan, Influence of thermal energy storage system on flow and performance parameters of solar updraft tower power plant: A three dimensional numerical analysis, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, IF = 5.7, 207 (10), 136-152, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.09.248.

26. Abhay Bhanudas Lingayat, V.P. Chandramohan, V. R. K. Raju, Energy and Exergy Analysis on Drying of Banana Using Indirect Type Natural Convection Solar Dryer, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2018.1546804.

27. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Chandramohan V.P., K. Kiran Kumar, A complete design data and performance parameter evaluation of a pilot scale solar updraft tower, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2018.1546811.

28. Pritam Das, P., Computational study on the effect of collector cover inclination angle, absorber plate diameter and chimney height on flow and performance parameters of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant, Energy, Elsevier, IF = 4.9, Volume 172, April 2019, Pages 366-379, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.128.

29. Siva Kumar Reddy, Y., Balasubramanian, K., Chandramohan, V.P. Thermal energy analysis on liquid desiccant air conditioning system at different desiccant solution parameters. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, SAGE, 095440891982572. Feb. 2019, DOI: 10.1177/0954408919825721.

30. Manojkumar Dundi, V.R.K, Raju, V.P. Chandramohan, Characterization of enhanced liquid mixing in T-T mixer at various Reynolds numbers. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2019, Wiley, 14(2), 1-16. DOI: 10.1002/apj.2298.

31. Ravichandra, D., Puli Ravi Kumar and V.P. Chandramohan, A Review Report on Turbocharged Diesel Engine with Alternative Fuels, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer, 2019, 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s40032-019-00510-4.

32. Y. Siva Kumar Reddy, Karthik Balasubramanian, V.P. Chandramohan, (2019) Influence of potential liquid desiccants on solution cooling, heating and pumping loads of membranebased liquid desiccant air conditioning system: An analytical study, Science and Technology for the Built Environment, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2019.1600332.

33. Manoj Dundi, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, Numerical evaluation of swirl effect on liquid mixing in a passive T-micromixer, Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/14484846.2019.1626527.

34. Elankovan, S. Suresh, Krishnadass Karthick, Mohammed Muaaz M.D. Hussain, V.P. Chandramohan, Evaluation of thermoelectric power generated through waste heat recovery from long ducts and different thermal system configurations, Energy 185 (2019), Elsevier, IF = 4.9, 477-491, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.07.039.

35. Manoj Dundi, V.R.K. Raju, V.P. Chandramohan, Characterization of mixing in an optimized designed T–T mixer with cylindrical elements, published 28th Feb., 2019. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, Elsevier, IF = 1.91, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjche.2019.01.030.

36. Ravichandra Datla, Ravi Kumar Puli, V. P. Chandramohan, V. Edwin Geo, Biodiesel Production Process, Optimization and Characterization of Azadirachta indica Biodiesel in a VCR Diesel Engine, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer, IF = 1.52, 44(12) (2019), 10141-10154. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-019-04072-6.

37. Anirudh Saraiya, Chandramohan V.P., Karthik Balasubramanian, Optimization of horizontal rectangular fin heat sink: A CFD with response surface analysis and parametric study, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Springer, (February 2020) 101(1):149–158. DOI: 10.1007/s40032-019-00527-9.

38. Manbodh Kumar Mishra, V. P. Chandramohan, Karthik Balasubramanian, Comparative study of cooling of automobile LED headlights without and with fins and finding comfortable operating conditions, Archive of Mechanical Engineering, SCI, 66(3), 2019, DOI: 10.24425/ame.2019.129677.

39. Mallikarjuna Goud, Mugi Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, Chandramohan P., Suresh S., A novel indirect solar dryer with inlet fans powered by solar PV panels: Drying kinetics of Capsicum Annum and Abelmoschus esculentus with dryer performance, Solar Energy, Elsevier, IF = 4.7, 2019, 194, 871-885, DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2019.11.031.

Publications in 2020:

40. Abhay Bhanudas Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Venkatesh Meda, A Review on Indirect Type Solar Dryers for Agricultural Crops – Dryer Setup, its performance, energy storage and important highlights, Applied Energy, Elsevier, IF = 8.4, 258, 2020, 114005, DOI: 1016/j.apenergy.2019.114005.

41. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Chandramohan V.P., Kirankumar K. Development of a small scale plant for a solar chimney power plant (SCPP): A detailed fabrication procedure, experiments and performance parameters evaluation, Renewable Energy, Elsevier, IF = 5.4, 148 (2020) 247-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.12.001.

42. Satyapal Yadav, V.P. Chandramohan, Performance comparison of thermal energy storage system for indirect solar dryer with and without finned copper tube, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Elsevier, IF = 3.4, 37 (2020) 100609, DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2019.100609.

43. V. P. Chandramohan, Convective drying of food materials: An overview with fundamental aspect, recent developments, and summary, Heat Transfer – Asian Research, Wiley, SCI, IF = 0.85, Published in online 7th Jan. 2020. DOI: 10.1002/htj.21662.

44. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., Raju V.R.K., Anil Kumar, Development of Indirect Type Solar Dryer and Experiments for Estimation of Drying Parameters of Apple and Watermelon, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Elsevier, IF = 1.1, Available online 11 January 2020, 100477, DOI: 1016/j.tsep.2020.100477.

45. Pritam Das, P., 3D numerical study on estimating flow and performance parameters of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant: Impact of divergent angle of chimney, ambient temperature, solar flux and turbine efficiency, Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier, IF = 5.7, 256 (2020) 120353, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120353.

46. Ravichandra Datla, Ravi Kumar Puli, Chandramohan V. P., Edwin Geo V., Effect of start of main injection timing on performance, emission, and combustion characteristics of a VGT CI engine fueled with neem Biodiesel, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer, IF = 3.2, Accepted: 25 February 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-08231-3.

47. Pritam Das, Chandramohan V.P., Performance characteristics of divergent chimney solar updraft tower plant, International Journal of Energy Research, Wiley, IF = 3.34, 2020;1–16. Accepted: 18 February 2020, DOI: 10.1002/er.5304.

International Journals (Scopus Indexed):

1. V.P. Chandramohan, Prabal Talukdar, Deformation of potato during convective drying, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Scopus Indexed Journal, 592-594, ISSN 2728-2732, 2014.

2.  C. Prathap, V.P. Chandramohan and N. Zarzalis, Experimental investigation of reacting jet in cross flow stream of vitiated air at elevated pressures, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, 9(26), 9124-9128, 2014.

3.  V.P. Chandramohan , C. Prathap, K. Kirankumar, PrabalTalukdar, CFD analysis and simultaneous solution of heat and moisture transfer during convective drying of moist object, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562, 10(8), 6152-6157, 2015.

4.  Kiran Kumar K, V.P. Chandramohan, Md. Abdulla Razzack, Ramesh Babu B,, Praveena Devi N., On the suitability of nanofluid as working fluid in Natural Circulation Loops, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research ISSN 0973-4562, 10(8), 6191-6195, 2015.

5. Chandramohan V.P., Influence of air flow velocity and temperature on drying parameters: An experimental analysis with drying correlations, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science, Engineering and Renewable Energy, 377 (2018) 012197, DOI:10.1088/1757-899X/377/1/012197.

6. T. Manoj Dundi, S. Chandrasekhar, Shasidar Rampalli, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan,  Numerical Analysis of Liquid Mixing in a T-Micromixer with Taylor Dispersion Obstructions, International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences 5 (1), 2020, 147-160, DOI: 10.33889/IJMEMS.2020.5.1.013.

 

International Conferences:

1. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Numerical modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer during Forced Convective Drying of 3-D Moist Objects, 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, January 4-6, 2010, IIT Bombay, India.

2. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Experimental studies for convective drying of potato, Proceedings on International conference on Thermal energy and environment, March 24-26, 2011, Kalasalingam University, Tamilnadu, India.

3. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Experimental investigation of convective drying of moist object in a convective drier, 21st National and 10th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, December 27-30, 2011, IIT Madras, India.

4. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Numerical prediction and effect of spatial surface transfer coefficients on moist food objects during convective drying, 2nd International Conference on Challenges in Biotechnology and Food Technology, Jan 9-10, 2012, Annamalai university, Tamilnadu, India.

5. V.P. Chandramohan, C. Prathap, K. Kiran Kumar, P. Talukdar, A CFD analysis and simultaneous solution of heat and moisture transfer in a moist object during convective drying, International conference on Modelling Optimization and Computing (ICMOC'14), Apr 10-11, 2014, Noorul Islam University, Tamilnadu.

6. K. Kiran Kumar, V.P. Chandramohan, Md. Abdulla Razzack, B. Ramesh Babu, N. Praveena Devi, On the suitability of nanofluid as working fluid in Natural Circulation Loops, International conference on Modeling Optimization and Computing (ICMOC'14), Apr 10-11, 2014, Noorul Islam University, Tamilnadu.

7. V.P. Chandramohan, Prabal Talukdar, Deformation of potato during convective drying, International Mechanical Engineering congress, IMEC 2014, Jun 13-15, 2014, NIT Tiruchi, Tamilnadu.

8. Ashwani Upadhyay, V.P. Chandramohan, Simultaneous solution of heat and moisture transfer during convective drying of building material, International conference on Innovations and Emerging trends in Mechanical Engineering, June 13, 2014, Nagarjuna College of Engg & Technology, Bangalore, India.

9. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Estimation of equilibrium moisture content and drying time of potato during convective drying,  5th International and 41th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power - FMFP 2014, Dec 12-14, 2014, IIT Kanpur.

10. Ashwani Upadhyay, Gautam Kumar Arya, V.P. Chandramohan, 2D numerical analysis of heat and mass transfer during drying of rectangular brick, 5th International and 41th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power - FMFP 2014, Dec 12-14, 2014, IIT Kanpur.

11. D. Ravichandra, Ravi Kumar Puli, V.P. Chandramohan,  K.Vijaya Kumar, An experimental study on utilization of esterified deccan hemp oil in Diesel engine, International conference on environment and energy, ICEE - 2014, Dec 15-17, 2014, JNTUH Hyderabad, India.

12. Pritam Kumar, D. Ravichandra, Chandramohan V.P., Ravi Kumar Puli, Performance evaluation on compressor for a turbocharged engine, Proceedings of ICAME-2015, 15th& 16th of October 2015, UCEV, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu.

13. Anirudh Saraiya, Chandramohan V.P. Mahesh Babu. M, Parametric study and optimization of rectangular fin array for electronic cooling application through natural convection heat transfer, Proceedings of the 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015, 17-20 December, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

14. Sumit Kawale, Chandramohan V.P., CFD simulation of estimating critical velocity corresponding to critical shear stress for cleaning of flat soiled surface, Proceedings of the 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015, 17-20 December, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

15. Shivam Bahuguna, Aman Kharya, Vivek Kumar Pandey, Chandramohan V.P., Numerical Evaluation of Lift and Estimation of Stall Angle in Turbulent Flow Condition for NACA0012 Airfoil, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment, INCOTEE 2016, 25-26th Mar, 2016, Kalasalingam University, India.

16. Razatkumar Naik, Arun Sandeep G., Chandramohan V.P., Numerical Simulation for Freeze Drying of Skimmed Milk with Moving Sublimation Front using Tri Diagonal Matrix Algorithm, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment, INCOTEE 2016, 25-26th Mar, 2016, Kalasalingam University, India.

17. Arunsandeep G., Abhay Lingayat, Razatkumar Naik, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Temperature and Moisture Distribution of Spherical Object during Solar Drying: A Heat and Mass Transfer Numerical Model with Finite Difference Method, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment, INCOTEE 2016, 25-26th Mar, 2016, Kalasalingam University, India.

18. Abhay Lingayat, Arunsandeep G., Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K.Raju, Review on Design and Performance of Indirect Type Solar Driers, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Thermal, Energy and Environment, INCOTEE 2016, 25-26th Mar, 2016, Kalasalingam University, India.

19. Ravichandra D., Ravi Kumar Puli., Chandramohan V.P., A Study on Biodiesel Characteristics of different alternative fuels,International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology, ICRTEST 2016, 25th - 27th October, St. peter's Engineering College, Hyderabad, India.

20. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K.Raju, Design, Development and Performance of Indirect Type Solar Dryer for Banana Drying, International Conference on Recent Advancement in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, RAAR 2016, 10-12 November 2016, CV Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

From 2017:

21. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, Chandramohan V.P., K. Kiran Kumar, Design and Performance Parameter Evaluation of a Pilot Scale Solar Updraft Tower, Proceedings of the 1st International and 18th ISME Conference, ISME-NITW 2017, February23rd �?? 25th, 2017, NIT Warangal, Warangal, India.

22. Chandramohan V.P., Influence of air flow velocity and temperature on drying parameters: An experimental analysis with drying correlations, International Conference on Mechanical Materials and Renewable Energy, ICMMRE 2017, 8 -10th December 2017, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar, East Sikkim, India.

23. Amrit Kumar Thakur, Chandramohan V.P., Productivity Enhancement of Passive Type Solar Still Using Copper and Aluminum Based Absorber Plate with Nano Fluid Al2O3 in Water Basin, 6th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2017), IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, 12-14th December, 2017.

24. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, V.P. Chandramohan, K. Kirankumar, Design and Performance Investigation of Wind Turbine Blade for Solar Updraft Tower under Low Wind Speeds, 6th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2017), IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, 12-14th December, 2017.

25. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K.Raju, Numerical Analysis on Absorber Plate of Solar Collector Provided with Artificial Roughness of Square Shape, Proceedings of the 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017), Dec. 27-30, 2017, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, India.

From 2018:

26. Ravichandra D., Ravi Kumar Puli., Chandramohan V.P., Production and comparison of fuel properties for various bio-diesels, paper ID-IDAD2018/478, Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering" (IDAD 2018), 22-24th, 2018, Vel Tech University, Avadi, Chennai, India.

27. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, V. P. Chandramohan, K. Kirankumar, Anil Kumar,  Design parameters estimation of a wind turbine using theory of conservation of angular momentum and aerodynamic forces: An optimized solution for the application of solar updraft tower (SUT), International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032.Tamilnadu, India.

28. Pritam Das, V. P. Chandramohan, Effect of chimney height and collector roof angle on flow parameters of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant: A 3D numerical analysis, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

29. Yaswanthkumar, V. P. Chandramohan, 3D Numerical analysis of flow parameters on solar updraft tower (SUT) with and without thermal energy storage(TES) system: An analysis on effect of TES system, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

30. Manbodh Kumar Mishra, V. P. Chandramohan, V. R. K. Raju, Numerical analysis on estimation of junction temperature and heat flux of LED automobile head light: A study with and without fins and optimized fin dimensions for LED headlight cooling application, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

31. Sharma, A. Kumar, P. Baredar, A. Palamanit and V.P. Chandramohan, Computational Fluid dynamics simulation of domestic direct type multi-shelf solar dryer, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032.Tamilnadu, India.

32. Charul Gupta, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, S. Chandrasekhar, T Manoj Dundi, Effect of MHD on inertial focusing: A numerical study, , International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

33. Chandrasekhar, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, T Manoj Dundi, Charul Gupta, Effect of channel confluence angle on Magnetohydrodynamic mixing performance, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

34. Manoj Dundi, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, S. Chandrasekhar, Charul Gupta, Numerical investigations on effect of dissimilar inlet velocities on mixing performance of a passive T-micromixer, International Conference on Thermal Analysis and Energy Systems (ICTAES-2018), April 12-13th 2018, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore- 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

35. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Numerical Analysis of Indirect Type Solar Dryer with V-Shaped Corrugated Absorber Plate, Proceedings of the 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), FMFP2018–PAPER NO. 844, December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

From 2019:

36. Ravichandra D, Ravi Kumar Puli, Chandramohan V.P., Influence of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) on performance, combustion and emission characteristics of neem biodiesel in a VGT engine, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE - 2019), 15-16 Feb, 2019, NIT Warangal, India.

37. Manoj Dundi, Shasidar Rampalli, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, Numerical evaluation of liquid mixing in a serpentine convergent-divergent passive micromixer, 2nd International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE - 2019), 15-16 Feb, 2019, NIT Warangal, India.

38. Mallikarjuna Goud, Mugi Vishnu Vardhan Reddy, Chandramohan V.P., Evaluation of Drying Kinetics and Performance Parameters of Indirect Type Solar Dryer during Drying of Capsicum Annuum, International Conference on Energy and Environment 2019, Apr. 11-12th 2019, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore – 641032, India.

39. Ravichandra D, Ravi Kumar Puli, Chandramohan V.P., Edwin Geo, Effect of start of main injection timing on performance and combustion characterestics of a VGT engine fueled with neem biodiesel, 11th International Exergy, Energy and Environmental Symposium (IEEES-11), July 14-18th 2019, Chennai, India.

40. Pritam Das, Chandramohan V.P., Numerical investigation of flow and performance parameters of divergent chimney solar updraft tower, 11th International Exergy, Energy and Environmental Symposium (IEEES-11), July 14-18th 2019, Chennai, India.

41. Ramakrishna Balijepalli, V.P. Chandramohan, K. Kirankumar, S. Suresh, Numerical analysis on flow and performance characteristics of a small scale solar updraft tower (SUT) with horizontal absorber plate and collector glass, The 2nd International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMEC – 2019) 29th to 1st Dec 2019, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

42. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Manuscript ID: 619305, Experimental investigation on the drying behavior of Banana chips during indirect solar drying, 10th Asia Pacific Drying Conference (ADC-2019), Dec 14-17th Vadodara, Gujarath, Organised by National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India.

43. Pritam Das and Chandramohan V.P., Impact of chimney outlet to inlet area ratio on the performance of solar updraft tower (SUT) plant, 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC -2019), IIT Roorkee, India, 28-31st 2019.

44. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., Raju VRK, Effect of V-Shaped Corrugated Absorber Plate on the Solar Air Collector of Indirect Solar Dryer with Performance Evaluation, 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC -2019), IIT Roorkee, India, 28-31st 2019.

45. T Manoj Dundi, Raju V. R. K, Chandramohan V. P., Numerical analysis of liquid mixing in a planar W-M wave type micromixer, 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC -2019), IIT Roorkee, India, 28-31st 2019.

National Conferences: 11

1. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Experimental investigation of convective drying: Measuring equilibrium moisture content and drying time of moist potato, Changing scenario of food science, technology and agricultural products, Nov. 11-12, 2011, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP) and Bundelkhand Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Jhansi.

2. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Prediction of Temperature and moisture content distribution inside the moist object during convective drying by Finite Volume method, Proceedings of the NCRAAM-2012 Conference, February 18, 2012, ITM University, Gurgaon, Haryana.

3. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, Prediction of spatial surface transfer coefficients on the moist object during Convective drying by Numerical solution, National conference on recent trends in design, manufacturing and thermal science, NCRDMT'12, 22-23 March 2012, SRM University, Newdelhi.

4. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, A CFD analysis and simultaneous solution of heat and mass transfer during convective drying of moist object, Proceedings of MECHZEST'12, 14th Sep. 2012, Jayamatha Engineering college, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamilnadu.

5. V. P. Chandramohan and P. Talukdar, An experimental setup for convective drying of moist object, National level conference, Mahayantraa 2013, 1-2nd March 2013, Annai Vailankanni College of Engg, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamilnadu.

6. Anirudh Saraiya, Chandramohan V.P., A CFD analysis on rectangular fin heat sink: a parametric study with optimized values through response surface generation, 17th ISME Conference on 'Advances in Mechanical Engineering', October 3rd-4th, 2015, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauzkhas, New Delhi 110016.

7. Sumit Kawale, Chandramohan V.P., A turbulent model of water impinging on a flat surface for the application of cleaning in dishwasher,   17th ISME Conference on 'Advances in Mechanical Engineering', October 3rd-4th, 2015, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauzkhas, New Delhi 110016.

8. Gone Rajasheker, Chandramohan V.P., Initial moisture content of agricultural products, 42nd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 14-16, 2015, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal - 575025 (Karnataka), India.

9. Ravichandra D., Ravi Kumar Puli., Chandramohan V.P., Heat transfer analysis of a compressor on VGT turbocharger,National Symposium of Mechanical Engineering Research Scholars (NSMERS), 7thOctober 2016, NITW, Warangal, India.

10. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K.Raju, Energy and Exergy Analysis of Solar Dryer System: Review, National Symposium of Mechanical Engineering Research Scholars, 7thOctober 2016, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana State, India.

11. Abhay Lingayat, Chandramohan V.P., V.R.K. Raju, Experimental Study on Drying Characteristics of Banana Sample in an Indirect Type Solar Dryer and Estimation of Drying Parameters, National Conference on “Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science -2019 (ACES-2019)”, 07 – 08th March 2019, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, India.

12. Manoj Dundi, V. R. K. Raju, V. P. Chandramohan, Numerical analysis of liquid mixing in a T-micromixer with Taylor depression obstructions, National Conference on Computational Modeling of Fluid Dynamics Problems (CMFDP-2019), 18-20th Jan. 2019, Dept. of Mathematics, NIT Warangal, India.

13. T Manoj Dundi, V Rajesh Khana Raju, Chandra Mohan V.P, Numerical Analysis of Liquid Mixing in a T-micromixer with Convergent Divergent Mixing Channel, National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-2019), Dec 9-11, 2019, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.

Other Publications: 3

1. V.P. Chandramohan, Indian System of Education - An Analysis, Yuva Engineers, International Journal & Magazine of Engg., Tech., Management and research, ISSN No: 2320-3706, 20th Dec, 2013. http://www.yuvaengineers.com/indian-system-of-education-an-analysis

2. V.P. Chandramohan, Select your area of research in Engineering Science, International Journal & Magazine of Engg., Tech., Management and research, ISSN No: 2348-4845, Vol. 1(5), pp. 10-11, May, 2014. http://www.yuvaengineers.com/Journal/

3. V.P. Chandramohan, Drying, International Journal & Magazine of Engg., Tech., Management and research, ISSN No: 2320-3706, Vol. 3(9), pp. 22-24, August, 2014. http://www.yuvaengineers.com/olaugust2014/DrVPChandramohan-5.pdf

PHDs Supervised

 

Guidance

Ph. D. :

Awarded                              -     4

Thesis Submitted            -    1 

In progress                          -    4

S. No.

Name of the Candidate

Thesis title

Status

(Ongoing /Completed)

Guide (s)

1

Mr. Ravichandra                                        (Roll no: 714016)

Experimental Analysis on Performance, Combustion, and Emission Characteristics of VGT Engine Fueled with Diesel and Biodiesel

Completed.

Prof. Ravikumar Puli, Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

2

Mr. Abhay Bhanudas Lingayat           (Roll no: 715031)

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Indirect Type Solar Dryer for Drying of Agricultural Food Products

Completed.

Dr. Chandramohan, Dr. VRK. Raju

3

Mr. Manoj Kumar Dundi

Experimental - micro fluidics

Registered in June, 2015 (Ongoing)

Dr. VRK. Raju, Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

4

Mr. Siva Kumar Reddy (Roll No: 716014)

Analytical study on identification of energy efficient liquid desiccant at optimum operating parameters for liquid desiccant air conditioning system

Completed.

Dr. Karthick Balasubramaniam, Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

5

Mr. Balijepalli Ramakrishna         (Roll.No: 716134)

Design, Development and Performance Parameters Evaluation of Small Scale Solar Updraft Tower (SUT) Plant

Completed.

Dr. Chandramohan V.P., Dr. K. Kirankumar

6

Mr. K. VELMURUGAN                          (Roll No: 718038)     

Space heating and cooling

Registered in July, 2018 (Ongoing)

Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

7

Mr. Pritam Das (Roll No: 718034)

Numerical analysis on solar updraft tower

Registered in July, 2018 (Ongoing)

Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

8

Mr. Mugi Vishnu Vardhan Reddy    (Roll No: 718133)

Solar drying of agricultural products

Registered in Jan, 2019 (Ongoing)

Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

9

Mr. Mulatu Chake Gilago (Roll No: 719132)

Solar dryer

Registered in July 2020 (Ongoing)

Dr. Chandramohan V.P., Dr. M.J. Davidson


M. Tech. : Completed: 12,  Ongoing: 3

S. No.

Name of student

Title of thesis

Academic Year

15

Mr. Ankit Kumar (Roll No: 183704, MTech Automobile Engg.)

Effect of inlet manifold system in IC engine performance

2019-20

14

Mr. SAJJAN RAJ KESHARI (Roll No: 183611, MTech Thermal Engg.)

Numerical analysis on SUT plant

2019-20

13

Mr. Kakkirala Venkatesh (Roll No: 183604, MTech Thermal Engg.)

Numerical analysis on steam ejector

2019-20

12

Mr. G. Praveen Kumar (Roll No: 173607, MTech Thermal Engg.)

Numerical Solution on Optimum Fin Parameters of Thermal Storage Device for an Indirect Type Solar Drying System

2018-19

11Mr. D. Mallikarjuna Goud (Roll No: 173606, MTech Thermal Engg.)
Investigation of Effect of Collector Inclination Angle and Forced Convection using Solar Fans in the Indirect Type Solar Dryer2018-19
10Mr. A. Yaswanth Kumar (Roll No: 163601, MTech Thermal Engg.)

Flow and performance parameters estimation of a solar updraft tower power plant without and with thermal energy storage device: A numerical approach

2017-18
9Mr. Manbodh Kumar Mishra (Roll no. 16709, MTech Automobile Engg.)

Numerical Analysis on Cooling of Automobile LED Headlight without and with Fins and Finding the Comfortable Operating Conditions

2017-18
8Mr. Akash Chauhan (Roll No: 153619,  MTech Thermal Engg., NITW)Numerical analysis of freeze-drying: Estimation of temperature, position of the sublimation front, and moisture content in the product2016-17

7

Mr. Satyapal Yadav (Roll No: 153621, MTech Thermal Engg., NITW)

Numerical solution for thermal energy storage device to improve the performance of indirect type solar drying system

2016-17

6

Mr. ARUN SANDEEP G, (Roll No: 143602, MTech Thermal Engg., NITW

Numerical and experimental analysis on drying of food products using solar dryer

2015-16

5

Mr. RAZAT KUMAR NAIK (Roll No: 143613, MTech Thermal engg., NITW

A coupled heat and mass transfer numerical model with moving boundary problem and experimental analysis for freeze drying of food products

2015-16

4

Mr. PRITAM KUMAR

 (Roll No: 143714, MTech Automobile Engg.)

Performance analysis of centrifugal compressor for an automotive turbocharger: a theoretical approach

2015-16

3

Mr. Sumit Vasant Kawale (MTech., Thermal, NITW)

Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations for Enhancement of Wash Performance in Corners of Upper Rack of Dishwashers

2014-15

2

Mr. Anirudh Saraiya (MTech., Automobile, NITW)

Parametric study and optimization of rectangular fin heat sink used for electronic cooling applications

2014-15

1

Mr. Selvaraj, Anna University, Nagercoil

Experimental and Numerical analysis of heat flow through a metal  rod

2012-13

 

 

B. Tech. : 4 Nos.

Completed: 4

4

Saurabh Avinash Ture (Roll No. 163255), Anurag Singh (Roll No. 163208), Mukul Kumar Goyal (Roll No. 163240), Rishav Sinha (Roll No. 163151)

A simultaneous heat and mass transfer solution during convective drying of cranberry with the effects of radiation and shrinkage2019-20

3

Abhinav Kumar (Roll No: 143161), Shivam Gupta (Rol No: 143162), Narendra Saini (Roll No: 143133), Nipun Mehra (Roll No. 143134)Theoretical investigations on recovery of water from atmospheric air2017-18

2

Shivam Bahuguna (Roll No: 123145), Aman Kharya (Roll No: 123208), Vivek Pandey (Roll No. 123155)

Numerical and experimental evaluation of lift and drag on NACA0012 airfoil

2015-16

1

Manish Kumar Soni (Roll No: 113227), Md. Masoom Abbas (Roll No: 113131), Chiranjeevi Murthy (Roll No: 113244)

Numerical analysis of two dimensional heat and moisture transfer during drying of a rectangular object

2014-15

 

Workshops/Conferences

 

Conferences/STTP/ Seminars/Workshops/Training Programmes Organized: 07

 

S. No

Topic

Funding Agency

Period

1

Technical Symposium

Jaya Engineering College, Chennai

Dec. 2006

2

Faculty Development program as a Co-Convener

Jaya Engineering College, Chennai

Mar., 2006

3

'Indo German Winter Academy 2012',  at IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi

2-15th Feb, 2012

4

National conference on 'Changing Scenario of Mechanical Engineering and Technology', as a CONVENER

Jayamatha Engineering College, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamilnadu

14th Sep., 2012

5

Workshop on 'CNC Programming and ANSYS practice' was conducted as a CONVENER

Vel Tech Univ., Avadi, Chennai

7-8th Aug, 2013

6

Workshop on 'Under Actuated Robotic System' was conducted as a Convenor

Vel Tech Univ., Avadi, Chennai

17th Aug, 2013

7

National workshop on Advances in Sustainable Energy Studies (ASES-2014) as a member

TEQIP-II/COE, NIT Warangal

1 - 2nd Nov, 2014

8

1st International and 18th National ISME Conference on Mechanical Engg., Enabling Sustainable Development

TEQIP-II- NIT Warangal, BrahMos, DRDO, DRDL, TESTO

23-25th Feb., 2017

9

 5 days Workshop on "Hands on Practice - Writing Technical Research Articles and Reports

TEQIP-III, NIT Warangal

7-11th Aug., 2019

 

11. STTP/ Seminars/Workshops/Training Programmes Attended: 9

 

S. No

Topic

Institute

Period

1

1 week In-Plant Training at Tamilnadu State Transport corporation

Madurai, Division-III Ltd., Nagercoil, Tamilnadu

14th - 18th Dec, 1999.

2

Faculty Development program on Thermal Engineering.

Jaya Engineering college, Chennai.

Mar., 2006

3

Lecture series on 'Industry Academia cooperation in R&D: Some important factors for success & Successful approaches for Ph.D research completion'

Explorer group, IIT Delhi.

14th Sep, 2009.

4

Workshop on 'Business on E-Waste management'

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt. of India, GST Road, Guindy, Chennai.

11th Aug, 2013.

5

Induction Training programme on 'Teaching Methodologies for Effective learning'

TEQIP-II, NIT Warangal

5-9th Feb, 2014.

6

Workshop on Open Source Software (OSS-NITW-2014)

TEQIP-II, NIT Warangal

14-15th Mar 2014.

7

Two week main workshop on Fluid Mechanics, Sponsored by MHRD - Govt. of India

Conducted by IIT Kgp, Centre: NITW

20 - 30th May, 2014

8

National workshop on Advances in Sustainable Energy Studies (ASES-2014)

TEQIP-II/COE, NIT Warangal

1 - 2nd Nov, 2014

9

2 Day awareness and training workshop on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)  MOODLE platform for enhanced learning

Electronics and ICT Academy, NIT Warangal

17-18th July, 2015

 

12. Expert Lectures Delivered: 22

S. No

Topic

Institute

Period

1

Applications of Thermodynamics

Vel Tech Polytechnic, Avadi, Chennai

16th July 2013

2

Maintaining a platform for effective research work

Jayamatha Engg College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu

24th July, 2012

3

CFD Applications in energy and environmental sectors

ICMOC-14, NICHE, Kanyakumari Dist., Tamilnadu

10th April 2014.

4

Finite Element Methods for Thermal Engineering

NICHE, Kanyakumari Dist, Tamilnadu.

28th Aug, 2014

5

Convective drying of moist object in National workshop on (ASES-2014)

 

Dept. of Mech. Engg., NIT Warangal, Telangana.

1 - 2nd Nov, 2014

6

Numerical solution of convective drying of moist object - A Finite Volume approach,  Short term training program on Advanced numerical methods in Fluid dynamics,

Dept. of Mathematics, NIT Warangal.

17-19th Apr, 2015.

7

Thermodynamics & its practical applications. 

Prince Dr. K. Vasudevan College of Engineering & Technology, Ponmar, Chennai - 600 127

8th July, 2015

8

CFD and its applications on drying of food products

St. Peter's University, Avadi, Chennai

8th July, 2015

9

CFD and its applications on solar drying of food products: on the event of FDP Programme on 'Future Trends in Green Energy'.   

Alagappa Chettiar College of Engg. and Tech., Karaikudi, 18-24th July 2016.

presented on 22nd July 2016

10

Sources and applications of green energy on the event of FDP Programme on Future Trends in Green Energy.     

Alagappa Chettiar College of Engg. and Tech., Karaikudi, 18-24th July 2016.

presented on 23rd July 2016

11

Practical Problems in Transient Heat Conduction

Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University, Avadi, Chennai, Tamilnadu

14th February 2017

12Thermodynamics & Its Practical Applications

SA Engineering College, Veeraraghavapuram,  Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600 077

14th February 2017
13

Discretization Procedures and Numerical Solution for Simultaneous Heat and Mass Transfer Equations

Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University, Avadi, Chennai, Tamilnadu (27th Dec. to 1st Mar., 2017)

1st March, 2017
14

Heat transfer through extended surfaces, heat conduction with heat generation and transient heat conduction, Faculty Development Program on Heat Transfer, 5 - 7th June 2017

ZEAL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING,  NARHE, PUNE, 5 - 7th June 2017

 5 - 7th June 2017
15

CFD and its Applications on Drying Industries, 2 weeks  FDP Program on Applications of CFD in Process Industries (27th Nov - 9th  Dec, 2017)

SRIKRISHNA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Kovaipudur, Coimbatore – 641 042, India

 27th Nov - 9th  Dec, 2017
16 

Discretization Procedures and Numerical Solutions for Simple Heat Transfer Problems & Hands on Practice for Computer Coding, 2 weeks  FDP Program on Applications of CFD in Process Industries (27th Nov - 9th  Dec, 2017)

SRIKRISHNA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Kovaipudur, Coimbatore – 641 042, India 27th Nov - 9th  Dec, 2017
17

CFD and its Applications on Drying Industries, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON  MECHANICAL, MATERIALS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY (ICMMRE 2017)

 

Mechanical Engineering Department, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar, East Sikkim, India -  737132 8-10th Dec., 2017
18

1 Week Faculty Develeopment Program on Research Methodology

Department of Mechanical Engg., SRKR Engineering College, Bhimavaram, AP8-12th July 2019
19

2 Days Workshop on 'Basics of Research'

Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technology, Nuzvid, AP

14-15 Dec., 2019
20

FDP Program on "RESEARCH METHODOLOGY"

Department of Mechanical Engg.,PBR Visvodaya Institute of Technology, Kavali, Nellore, AP

26th Dec., 2019
21

Discretization Procedures to Estimate Temperature Distribution Inside a Domain and How to Write a Computer Program, Short Term Training Program (STTP) On Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning Applications in Production and Manufacturing Systems

Department of Mechanical Engg., NIT Warangal

10th Jan., 2020
22

CFD and its applications of drying industries

CAPE Institute of Technology, Levengipuram, Anjugrammam, Tamilnadu

8th June 2020

 

13. Resource judge/Session Chair : 7

S. No

Topic

Institute

Period

1

RESOURCE JUDGE for National level conference, Mahayantra' 13

Annai Vailankanni College of Engg., Kanyakumari Dist, Tamilnadu

2nd Mar, 2013

2

Session Chair for ICMOC-2014.

ICMOC-14, NICHE, Kanyakumari Dist., Tamilnadu

10th April 2014.

3

Chair Person for ICAME 2015

Anna University Villuppuram, Villuppuram, Tamilnadu.

15-16th Oct, 2015

4

Requisition for 'Syllabi review' on subjects, (i) Gas dynamics and jet propulsion and (ii) Thermal Engg.

Kalasalingam University, India.

18th Feb, 2016.

5

Session Chairman for INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON  MECHANICAL, MATERIALS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY (ICMMRE 2017).

Mechanical Engineering Department, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar, East Sikkim, India -  737132

8-10th Dec., 2017

6

Session Chair for Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering (ETME 2019)

Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Warangal

9-11th Jan., 2019

7

Session Chair for First International Conference on Applied Mechanical Engineering Research 2019 (IC-AMER)

Mechanical Engineering Department, NIT Warangal

2-4 May 2019

 

Projects

 Sponsored Research Projects

S. No.

Project Title

Funding Agency

Amount

(Rs. Lakh)

Status (Ongoing/Completed)

Investigator (s)

1
Estimation of initial moisture content of moist objects
MHRD - RSG, NIT Warangal
 5.3
 Completed on Dec 2015
 Dr. Chandramohan V.P.
2
Solar updraft tower power plant
TEQIP/CoE/2016 Dated 03-11-2016
6.5
Completed on Dec 2019
Dr. Chandramohan V.P.
3
Design and Development of a Solar Updraft Power Plant
DST - SERB
 30.06
 Approved on Mar., 2017 (Ongoing)
 Dr. Chandramohan V.P.

 

Awards and Honors

 

Honors/Awards

  •  Manak - Inspire Award, National Innovation Foundation, DST - India, 23rd Dec., 2019
  • Most cited Elsevier article, Design, Development and Performance of Indirect Type Solar Dryer for Banana Drying, Energy Procedia, 2020
  • Reviewer Recognition Awards for Elsevier Journals (Applied Energy, Energy Conversion and Management, Energy, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews).
  • Guest Editor, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, From Mar., 2016 to till date.
  • DST-SERB Empowerment Scheme Award - Dec., 2016
  • 'ScienceDirect TOP 25 Hottest Articles award' for IJTS, Elsevier manuscript, 2014.  
  • Gold medalist for ME (Thermal Power) from Annamalai University.
  • Dr. S. Sathik prize from Annamalai Univ. for M.E. First Rank (CGPA 9/10)
  • School First mark in S.S.L.C and Class First mark in H.S.C.

 

Editor of journals/magazines

  1.       Guest Editor, Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, From Mar., 2016 to till date.
  2.     Associate Editor, AGRONOMY RESEARCH, SCI Journal, 17-02-2020 to till date
  3.     Regional Editor, Journal of Thermal Engineering, Estonia, SCI Journal, 19-03-2020 to till date
  4.     Assistant Editor, Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar, Springer, 10-05-2020 to till date
  5.       IOSR - Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), ISSN: 2278-1684.
  6.       International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering (IJMPE) - International Reviewer Board, ISSN: 2320-2092
  7.       International Journal and Magazine of Engineering, Technology, Management and Research - A product of Yuva Engineers, ISSN: 2348-4845.

 

Memberships in Professional Bodies

  1. Life Member of Indian Society for Heat and mass transfer (ISHMT) - ISHMT No: 824
  2. Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) - LM 87388
  3. The Institution of Engineers (India) - Member (No: M-1509165)

 

Reviewer of Journals:

  1. Drying Technology, Taylor & Francis
  2. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, SCI
  3. Energy, Publication: Elsevier, IF = 4.8, Denmark
  4. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, IF = 8
  5. Fuel, Elsevier
  6. Applied Energy, Elsevier
  7. Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier
  8. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier
  9. Propulsion and Power Research, Elsevier
  10. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier
  11. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier
  12. Heat Transfer Engineering, Taylor & Francis, Stillwater, USA
  13. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, Taylor & Francis
  14. International Journal of Green Energy, Taylor & Francis
  15. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Taylor & Francis
  16. Heat and mass transfer, Publication: Springer, ISSN:0947-7411, Germany
  17. Journal of the Institution of engineers, Series C, Publication: Springer, India,
  18. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E - Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, SAGE publications, New York.
  19. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, SCI, Iran, IF: 0.8
  20. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Publisher: Springer, Hungary
  21. Journal of Thermal Engineering, Estonia, SCI
  22. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer
  23. Sustainable Energy Technolgies and Assesments, Elsevier
  24. Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, SCI
  25. International Journal of Global Warming, Inderscience
  26. Sadhana, Springer, SCI, IISC Bangalore
  27. Energy and Fuels, American Chemical Society, SCI, IF=3
  28. Journal of Energy Storage, Elsevier
  29. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, SCI
  30. International Journal of Energy Research, Wiley, SCI
  31. Agronomy Research, Estonia, SCI

 

Any other Information
  1. BOS Member at Vel Tech University, 2013
  2. Resource Judge for National Conference, Mahayantraâ - 2013 on 1-2nd Mar, 2013
  3. Chaired for Faculty recruitment at Jayamatha Engineering College, Tamilnadu, 2012

 

 

Additional Responsibility

 

Additional Responsibilities

a. Department Level

S.
No.
Role
Duration
FromTo
1Worked for NBA Accreditation (Criteria - IV, V and X) for B.Tech Mech. at Vel Tech Univ, ChennaiJune 2013Oct, 2013
2Refrigeration and Air conditioning Lab In-charge, MED/NITWOct 2014June 2019
3Worked for NBA Accreditation (Criteria - IV, V and X) for B.Tech Mech in NITWJuly 2015Dec 2015
4Worked for NBA Accreditation (Criteria - IV, V and X) M.Tech. Thermal Engg., NITWJan 2016June 2016
5Worked for NBA Accreditation (Criteria - IV, V and X) M.Tech. Thermal Engg. (), M.Tech. Automobile NITW, (Jan - June, 2016)Jan 2016June 2016
6B.Tech Final Year Project Co-ordinator, 2013-17 BatchJune 2016July 2017
7Mechanical Engineering Department Time table In-charge, NIT WarangalMay 2017May 2019
8Thermal Lab In-charge, MED NITW.March 2018Till date
9Nodal Committee Ranking, Newsletter, Annual Report etcMar 2019Till date


 

b. Institute Level

S.
No.
Role
Duration
FromTo
1Hostel warden at Jaya Engg College, Chennai.July 2004June 2005
2Chaired for Faculty recruitment at Jayamatha Engineering College, Tamilnadu, 2012June 2012June 2012
3BOS Member at Vel Tech University, 2013May 2013December 2013
4Served as a HOD/Mech Dept at Vel Tech Univ, ChennaiJune 2013Oct, 2013
5Served as a Coordinator for NBA Accreditation in Vel Tech Univ, ChennaiJune 2013Oct, 2013
6Member of Centre of Excellence (COE) in NITWOct 2014Dec, 2017
7Coordinator, MTech Automobile Engg, Incharge of DissertationNovember 2015June 2016
8Member of Centre of Excellence (COE) in NITWOct 2014Dec, 2017
9Member of Admission Committee in NITWMay 2017Aug 2017
10Member of Admission Committee in NITW(16th May 201905th Aug 2019
11Warden, International Students Hostel, DASA,MIT Warangal2nd Aug 2019till date
12Observers, SPRINGSPREE-2019, NIT Warangal15th Mar 201917th Mar 2019
13Faculty Mentor, Technozion-NIT Warangal1st Nov 20193rd Nov 2019