Dr. S. Venkatachalapathy



Email: svc@nitt.edu


Examination Board/University Year Division/Grade Subjects
Ph.D National Institute of Technology 2012   Heat Transfer
M.E Anna University 1989 First Class Thermal Engineering
B.E Anna Uninersity 1987 First Class Mechanical Engineering

Employment Profile

Employer Job Title From To
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappali  Professor March 2018 Till date
Associate Professor July 2011 March 2018
Lecturer (SG)  July 2008 July 2011
Lecturer (Sr) October 2002 July 2008
Lecturer  October 1997 October 2002
Sathyabama Engineering College, chennai Lecturer  October 1994 October 1997
Bharat Earth Movers Limited, KGF, Karanataka Engineer (R&D) October 1990 september 1993
Crescent Engineering College, chennai Lecturer  Janaury 1990 August 1990


  • Thermal Engineering
  • Heat Transfer
  • CFD

Research interest

  • Electronic Cooling
  • Heat Transfer
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat Exchanger Design

Professional Membership

  1. Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education
  2. Life Member of Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer


Book Chapter

  • Advanced Functional Porous Materials From Macro to Nano Scale Lengths

Ph.D Guidance

Name of the Scholar Title of the Ph.D thesis Role  Year of Award
Vuppula Santhosh Reddy Phase Change Materials for Heat Transfer Applications Supervisor Ongoing
Nanda Kishore P V R
Heat Transfer And Pressure Drop Studies On Minichannel Heat Sinks
Supervisor Ongoing
Mule Prem Kumar Reddy Flow Boiling Heat Transfer Supervisor Ongoing
C. Saravana kumar Application of PCM for Electronic Cooling Supervisor Ongoing
Sanjo George C Heat Transfer Enhancement Studies in Micro Heat Exchangers Supervisor Ongoing
Heat Transfer Enhancement Studies Using Phase Change Materials
Supervisor Ongoing
Karthikeyan. P
Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Microchannel Heat Sinks
Supervisor Ongoing
Kalidoss P
Experimental Investigation on Photothermal Performance of Hybrid Nanofluids, Hybrid Nano PCM and Synthesized Nano MEPCM Slurry for Solar Energy Applications
Supervisor 2022
Jyothi Sankar P R Heat Transfer Enhancement Studies on Mesh Wick Heat Pipes by the Combined Effects of Nanofluids and Wick Surface Modification Supervisor 2020

Anbu S

Heat transfer enhancement studies by the combined effects of nanofluids, helically corrugated tubes and inserts
Supervisor 2020
Kamatchi R Synthesis and Characterization of Reduced Graphene Oxide/Water Nanofluids for the Enhancement of Critical Heat Flux in Pool Boiling Supervisor 2016
Kumaresan. G Heat Transfer Performance Studies on Heat Pipes using CuO Nanofluids Supervisor 2015

Contact Address

Department Of Mechanical Engineering,
National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli - 620015
Tel No:0431-2503415
Last Modified: July, 2022