Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal

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PhDs (Completed: Thirteen)

(1) Shailendra Sinha, “Biodiesel Development, Characterization, Performance, Emission & Wear Investigations on a Medium-Duty Transportation CI Engine”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, February 2008. (Presently: Professor, IET Lucknow).

(2) Anirudh Gautam, “Performance, Wear and Durability Studies of a Biodiesel Fuelled Locomotive Engine”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur & RDSO, Lucknow, India, June 2013. (Presently: Executive Director, RDSO, Lucknow (RITES)).

(3) Dhananjay Kumar Shrivastava, “Laser Ignition of Natural gas –air mixture and hydrogen-air mixture fired engines”, IIT Kanpur,June 2013. (Presently: Assistant Professor, IIT Kharagpur).

(4) Rakesh Kumar Maurya, “Combustion and Emission Behavior of HCCI Engine: An Experimental Investigation”, IIT Kanpur, December 2012. (Presently: Assistant Professor, IIT Ropar).

(5) Atul Dhar, “Measurement of Lubricating Oil Film Thickness between Piston Ring-Liner Interface in an Engine and Control of Oil Film Thickness”, IIT Kanpur, June 2013. (Presently: Assistant Professor, IIT Mandi).

(6) Pravesh Chandra Shukla, Diesel Emissions Characterization and Control Using Non-Noble Metal based Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs), IIT Kanpur, February 2016 (Co-Supervisor: Dr. Tarun Gupta). (Presently: Assistant Professor, IIT Bhilai).

(7) Jaigopal Gupta , Combustion, Material Compatibility, and Engine Tribology Investigations in a Karanja Biodiesel Fuelled Turbo-charged Diesel Engine, IIT Kanpur, July 2016. (Presently: Assistant Professor, GWEC, Ajmer).

(8) Chetan Patel , Spray, Engine Combustion, Performance, Emissions, Vibrations and Acoustics Studies of Biodiesel and SVO Blends, IIT Kanpur, December 2016. (Co-Supervisor: Dr. Nachiketa Tiwari) (Presently Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Orlenas)

(9) Akhilendra Pratap Singh , Mode Switching Prototype Engine Development for Low Temperature Combustion, IIT Kanpur, January 2017 ( Presently: Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Winconsin, U.S.A).

(10) Nikhil Sharma , Spray, Combustion, Emissions and Particulate Investigations of a Gasohol Fuelled Gasoline Direct Injection Engine, IIT Kanpur, November 2017 (Presently: Post-Doctoral Fellow at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

(11) Vikram Kumar , Enhancement of Tribological Properties of Epoxy Composite Coatings for Engine Applications, IIT Kanpur, April 2018 (Co-Supervisor: Dr. Sujeet Sinha, IIT Delhi) (Presently CSIR-Pool Scientist at Engine Research Laboratory, IIT Kanpur) 

(12) Dev Prakash Satsangi , Acoustics, Vibrations, Performance, Combustion & Emissions Characterization of Diesohol Fuelled Single Cylinder Compression Ignition Engine, IIT Kanpur, May 2018 (Co-Supervisor: Dr. Nachiketa Tiwari), (Presently Project Scientist at Dhwani Laboratory, IIT Kanpur)

(13) Rajesh Kumar Prasad, Development of Laser Plasma Ignited Hydrogen Enriched Compressed Natural Gas Engine”, IIT Kanpur (Thesis submission: May 2018, Defence Expected September 2018)

 

PhDs (Ongoing: Three)

(1)   Deepak Mishra , In-Cyliner Flow Visualisation for Understanding the Fuel Air Mixing in a Single Cylinder Optical Common Rail direct injection Engine”, (January 2016 Onwards)

(2)  Dhananjay Kumar, Development of a Laser Ignited Vehicle Protype with Multi-Cylinder CNG Fuelled Engine”, (July 2017 Onwards).

(3)  Noorul Huda, “ Development of methanol fueled locomotive engine”, (May 2018 onwards)

 

Masters (Completed: Forty Four)

(1) Lokesh Kumar, "Performance Evaluation of a Vegetable Oil Fuelled Compression Ignition Engine", 2002.

(2) Dharmendra Singh, "Performance of Metal Monolith Catalytic Converter on Kerosene Fuelled Spark Ignition Engine Genset, Using Secondary Air Injection", 2002.

(3) Dhananjay Srivastava, ""Experimental investigation of The Effect of Liner Surface Propertyies on Wear, Friction and Surface Morphology in Non-Firing Engine Simulator", 2004.

(4) Shrawan Singh, "Effect of EGR on Emissions, Lubricating Oil and Wear in Diesel Engines", 2004.

(5) Mani Bijoy Varghese, "Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Oil Jet Cooling of Pistons", 2004.

(6) Sumit Pramanik , "Development of Bio-Ceramic Materials for Hip Joint Replacement", 2004.

(7) KVL Bharti, "Characterization of Particulates Emissions from Diesel Engines", 2004.

(8) Deepak Agarwal, "Emissions and Performance of Straight Vegetable Oils (Jatropha and Neem) Fuelled Direct Injection Compression Ignition Engine", 2006.

(9) Dipankar Dwivedi, "A comparative Study of Particulates & Emission Characterization from Diesel and Biodiesel Exhausts", 2006.

(10) Sandeep Kumar Goyel, "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Jet Impingement Cooling of Piston for Controlling the Non-Tail Pipe Emissions", 2006.

(11) Rakesh Kumar Maurya, "Combustion and Emission Behavior of Ethanol Fuelled HCCI Engine : An Experimental Investigation", 2006.

(12) Atul Dhar, "Development of Capacitance Probes for Measurements in IC Engines", 2006.

(13) Abhay Kumar Srivastava, "Characterization and Toxicology Studies of Particulate Matter Emitted from Straight Vegetable Oil Fuelled Compression Ignition Engines", 2006.

(14) Vikas Kumar Katiyar, "Experimental Investigations of Various Emulsified Fuels of Bio-Origin in CI Engines", 2006.

(15) Harish Kumar Gangwar, "Performance and Emission Testing of various Fuel Blends on I.D.I (Mahindra) Engine", 2006.

(16) Rajveer Singh, "Development of Activated Carbon Fiber for the Control of NOx and Particulate Matter", 2008.

(17) Rajesh Singh, "Experimental Investigation of Performance and Combustion of vegetable Oils and Blends as Fuel in a Single Cylinder DICI Engine", 2009.

(18) Shaswat Jaiswal, "Numerical Simulation of Dilute Gas-Droplet Flow with Evaporation", 2008.

(19) Abhishek Kothari, "A Comparative Study of Particulate Matter Characterization for Biodiesel, Straight Vegetable Oil and Gasoline fuelled Engine Exhaust", 2009.

(20) Sarveshwar Reddy "Effect of Straight Vegetable Oils, Biodiesel and Its Blends on Fuel Injection Equipment (FIE) Components", 2009.

(21) Akhilendra Pratap Singh, "Development of diesel HCCI engine: Experimental investigation of performance, emission and combustion characteristics", 2010.

(22) Vipul Chaudhary, "Experimental Spray Characterization of Biofuels in a Constant Volume Chamber", 2010.

(23) Deepak Khurana, "Experimental Investigations of Oxidation Stability of Biofuels and Effect of Various Antioxidants on Stability, Engine Performance and Emissions", 2010.

(24) Jitendra Narayan Gangwar, "Comparative Chemical Characterization of Particulates Emitted from Diesel and Biodiesel Fuelled CRDI Engine.", 2010.

(25) Himanshu Karare, "Experimental Investigation of Performance, Combustion and Emission Behavior of Gasoline and Alcohol Fueled SI Engine", 2011.

(26) Jithin Lukose, "Characterization of Particulate Matter Emitted from Diesel and gasoline Fueled HCCI Engine", 2011.

(27) Paras Gupta, "Development of Single Cylinder CRDI Engine and Its Performance Analysis", July 2011.

(28) Tanmay Kar, "Development of Direct Injection CNG System and Its Performance Analysis", 2011.

(29) Gajendra Singh, "Experimental Investigation of Performance, Combustion and Emission Behavior of Biodiesel Fueled HCCI Engine", 2012.

(30) Prakhar Bothra, "Characterization of Different Vehicles in Campus for Particulates and Gases", 2012.

(31) Suraj Bhan Singh, "Performance Characteristics of Biobutanol Fueled Engine", 2012.

(32) Anuj Agarwal, "Endoscopic Analysis of a Single Cylinder Engine", 2012.

(33) Kewal Dhararmshi , Laser Ignition of Hydrogen Air Mixture in a Constant Volume Combustion Chamber, June, 2013. (Presently: Mitsubishi Motor Company, Japan).

(34) Tadveer Singh Hora, Development and Experimental Evaluation of Port Fuel Injected HCNG Engine August 2014. (Presently: Tata Motors , Pune)

(35) Anuj Pal , Prototype Development and Experimental Evaluation of Laser Ignited Hydrogen Fueled Engine, IIT Kanpur, September 2014. (Presently: Eaton, Pune)

(36) Harsh Goyal , Microscopic and Macroscopic Spray Characterization of Biodiesel in a Constant Volume Spray Chamber, IIT Kanpur, October 2014. (Presently: PhD Student, UNSW, Australia)

(37) Suresh Jagannath Gadekar, Tomographic PIV Investigations for In-Cylinder Flow Characterization in a Single Cylinder Optical Research Engine, IIT Kanpur, August 2015. (Presently: Tata Motors, Pune)

(38) Sadaraboina Moses Vidya Sagar, Technical Feasibility Study of Varying Composition HCNG Fuelled SI Engine Using Dynamic Gaseous Mixing System, IIT Kanpur, October 2015. (Presently: Eaton, Pune)

(39) Yeshudas S Jiotode , Endoscopic Combustion Investigations of Diesel Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel, Diesohol, Diesoline and Diesosene, IIT Kanpur, November 2015. (Presently: Tata Motors, Pune)

(40) Krishna Kumar Yadav, Microscopic Characterization of Diesel and Biodiesel Spray Using Phase Doppler Interferometry, IIT Kanpur, May 2016. (Presently: Ramswaroop Memorial College, Lucknow)

(41) Ayush Jain , Fuel Injection Strategy Evaluation for Ultra-Low Emission Premixed Charge Compression Ignition Engine Development, IIT Kanpur, June 2016. (Presently: PhD Student, Texas A&M, College Station, USA)

(42) Nikhil Bajpai , Fuel Injection Strategy and EGR Optimization for PCCI Engine, IIT Kanpur, October 2016.

(43) Krishn Chandra, Combustion Visualization and Particulate Characterization of Waste Cooking Oil and Karanja Biodiesel Fuelled Engine, IIT Kanpur, October 2016.

(44) Hemant Sharma, Feasibility of Using Methanol-Diesel blends in an Unmodified Compression Ignition Genset Engine with Mechanical Fuel Injection Equipment, IIT Kanpur, September 2017.

 

Masters (Ongoing: Three)

(1)   Vishnu Singh Solanki, Development of highly efficient low emission and low octane gasoline fueled compression ignition engine”, IIT Kanpur, (July 2017 Onwards).

(2)   Tushar Agarwal, “ Development of methanol fueled two wheeler”, IIT Kanpur (May 2018 onwards)

(3)   Prashumn, “ Development of DME fueled engine”, IIT Kanpur ( May 2018 onwards)

 

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