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Ongoing Projects (05)

Project #18

Loop Heat Pipes for Avionics and Terrestrial Applications

Indo-French Center for Promotion of Advanced Research

(Industry-Academia CollaborationProgram)

in association with Golden Star Technical Services Pvt. Ltd., Pune India

CETHIL, INSA-Lyon, France and Thales Avionics, France )

Budget: INR 15.0 million
Time: 3 Years
April 2017 - March 2020
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #17

Fabricating of Copper with Carbon Nanotube Reinforcement
for Loop Heat Pipe Application
Indian Space Research Organization
Budget: INR 3.0 million
Time: 2 years
August 2016-July 2018

Role: Co-Project Investigator

(PI: Prof. Kantesh Balani, MSE)

Project #16
Studies on Heat Transfer during Condensation of Steam-Hydrogen
Mixtures inside Closed Containments
Bhabha Atomic Research Center
Budget: INR 12.9 million
Time: 04 years
August 2015 - July 2019
Role: Principle investigator
 

Project #15
Development of Integrated Heat Pipe based Passive
Thermal Management Platform with Stress Free Mountings
Indian Space Research Organization
Budget: INR 3.8 million
Time: 3 years
April 2015 - March 2018
Role: Principle Investigator
 

Project #14

Local Heat Transfer Coefficient during Film Condensation
of Steam Hydrogen Mixtures

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences

Budget: INR 5.25 million
Time: 3 Years
February 2015 - January 2018
Role: Project Investigator

 

Projects Completed (13)

Project #13

Statics and Dynamics of Micro-droplets Formed on
Textured Surfaces during Condensation

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences

Budget: INR 2.5 million
Time: 3 Years
October 2012 - September 2015
Role: Co-Project Investigator

(with Dr. K. Muralidhar, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Kanpur)

 

Project #12

Thermo-hydrodynamics of Phase-change Induced Oscillating Taylor Bubble Flows
Indo-French Center for Promotion of Advanced Research

(in association with CETHIL, INSA-Lyon, France)

Budget: INR 6.0 million
Time: 3 Years 9 months
January 2011 - September 2014
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #11

Micro-devices for Process Applications
(in association with Dr. D. Kunzru, Dr. P. K. Panigrahi and Dr. S. Panda)
Department of Science and Technology

Budget: INR 50.0 million

Time: 6 Years

April 2007-March 2013
Role: Co-Project Investigator

 

Project #10

Pulsating Heat Pipe Based Compact Heat Exchangers
for Passive Heat Removal
Department of Atomic Energy
Budget: INR 8.0 million
Time: 4 Years
January 2009-December 2013
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #9

Development of Internet Based Experiments
(Pilot Project)
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Budget: INR 4.0 million
Time: 3 Years (2 +1 year extension)
April 2009 - March 2012
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #8

Design of a Heat Transfer Module for a Specified Control Volume using Heat Pipes

Instrumentation Research and Development Establishment

(Defense Research and Development Organization)
Budget: INR 0.4 million
Time: 6 months
January 2011 - June 2011
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #7

Feasibility study of extracting Cold from Compressed LPG
(with Dr. P. S. Ghoshdastidar, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Kanpur) 
Private Inventors 
Budget: INR 60 thousand
Time: 4 months
December 2009-March 2010
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #6

Development of Infrared Thermography Facility
Department of Science and Technology
(FIST Research Funding)

Budget: INR 5.0 million
Time: 1 Year
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #5

Design and Development of Novel Pulsating Heat Pipe
Based Compact Heat Exchangers

Department of Atomic energy

Young Scientist Award
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences

Budget: INR 1.0 million

Time: 3 Years

April 2006-March 2009
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #4

Drop-wise Condensation on an Inclined Surface Exposed to a Vapor Flux

Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences

Budget: INR 3.5 million

Time: 3 Years

May 2005-April 2008

Role: Co-Project Investigator

(with Dr. K. Muralidhar, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Kanpur)

 

Project #3

Development of Pulsating Heat Pipe Based Space Radiators

Indian Space Research Organization

Budget: INR 1.5 million

Time: 3 Years

May 2005-April 2008
Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #2

Modernization of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Laboratory (ME) and

Research Initiation in Microscale Multi-phase Systems

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Faculty initiation grant)

Budget: INR 1.0 million

Time: 1 Year

May 2005-April 2006

Role: Project Investigator

 

Project #1

Development of high dissipative 3D modular electronic packages
European Commission
Time: 3 Years
April 2000-March 2003
Role: Project Associate
(as part of the doctoral assignment at IKE, Uni-Stuttgart)

 

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