Dr. R. Anand

 

Dr.R.Anand

 

Email: anandachu@nitt.edu

Alternate Email: anandmiet@yahoo.co.uk

Educational Qualifications:

Degree Discipline University

Ph.D.

Internal Combustion Engines, Mechanical Engineering

Anna University Chennai

M.Tech

Energy Conservation and Management

School of Energy,Bhardhidasan University

B. E

Mechanical

Regional Engineering College Trichy, Bhardhidasan University

HSC

First

St Joseph’s College Higher Secondary School,State Board

SSLC

First

St Joseph’s College Higher Secondary School, State Board

 

Details of PG / Ph.D. thesis

Degree Title of thesis

Ph.D

Experimental investigations on methods to reduce NOx and smoke emissions from DI diesel engine

PG

Mini independent biomass power plant strategy and economic analysis

 

Professional Experience

Designation Organization From To

Assistant Professor

NIT Trichy

May 2007

Till date

Lecturer

Anna University Chennai

February 2005

May 2007

Teaching Research Associate

Anna University Chennai

July 2001

February 2005

Lecturer

MIET Trichy

Nov.1999

July 2001

Design Engineer

Walchand Nagar Industries, Pune

March 1999

October 1999

Project Trainee

IREDA New Delhi

August 1999

January 1999

 

Area of specialization

  • Fuels and combustion, Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels, Waste to Energy Conversion, Solar fuels, Fuel Cells.

 

Subjects of Interest

  • Thermodynamics 

  • Fuels and Combustion

  • Basic Mechanical Engineering

  • Thermal Engineering

  • Analysis of Thermal Power Cycles and Boiler Auxiliaries

  • Energy Engineering.

 

Professional Affiliation

Organisation Year Grade of membership Remarks

Combustion Institute India

2005

Life Member

 

Institute of Engineers, India

2007

Life Member

 

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE, India)

2010

Annual Member

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME, USA)

2012

Annual Member

 

 

Reviewer in international journals

  • Applied Energy

  • Fuel

  • Energy

  • Biomass & Bioenergy

  • Fuel Processing Technology

  • Applied Thermal Engineering

  • Energy Conversion Management

  • Energy and Fuel

List of Publications

Research Guidance

Sponsored Projects

Guest Lectures

Short Term Courses Organised And Attended

Administrative Experience

Visit to Industries

Innovative Teaching

Awards and achievements:

Year of Award

Name of the Award & Achievements

Awarding Organization

2006

Speaker

All India Radio, Chennai

2009

N.K.Iyengar Memorial Prize

Institute of Engineers, India

2012

Session Organizer

ASME, USA

2015

Endeavour Executive Fellowship

Australian Government

Involvements in Laboratory Development:

  • Procurement of equipment
  • Consultancy work
  • Strengthening laboratory management
  • Effective training to laboratory technicians and assistants on the correct use of lab equipment
  • Sustainability of Laboratory consumables needs
  • Created the safety facility for students and staffs for safe and healthy environment
  • Consumable and Non-Consumable stock register maintained regularly

Involvements in development of experiments in the laboratory

  • Established sophisticated emission analyser facility for engine research
  • Upgraded the data logging system for engine testing
  • Established the pyrolysis reactor setup to convert waste oil to fuel
  • Designed and developed the microwave and ultrasonic assisted biodiesel pilot plant setup.
  • Procured Viscometer, Flash and Fire point, Cloud and Pour point, Defreezer, Gas-Chromatography and developed highly sophisticated Fuel Testing Laboratory
  • Developed research-oriented modules like two stroke and four stroke cut section model.
  • Established the Common Rail Direct Injection setup for engine study.

Extracurricular Activities

Contact Address

    Dr. R.Anand
    Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
    TamilNadu-620 015, India.
    Phone: +91-431-2503423
    Fax: +91-431-2500133