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Dr. Amitesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engg
amitesh.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
CFD, Turbulence Modelling, High Mach Number Flows, Cryosurgery, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Dr. Amitesh Kumar joined IIT(BHU) in December, 2016 as an assistant professor. Prior to joing IIT(BHU), Dr. Amitesh Kumar served NIT Rourkela and NIT Goa as an assistant professor. He earned his engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology, Muzaffarpur. After that, he completed his MTech (2005) and PhD (2010) from IIT Kharagpur in mechanical engineering.  

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Sponsoring Agency Title of the Project Area Period Amount of Grant Status Role
 DST Effective tumour necrosis using cryosurgery Heat Transfer September, 2013 - August, 2016 21.7 Lakhs Completed PI
 BRFST-NFP Design of a cryogenic helium turboexpander Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow January, 2015- December, 2016 10 Lakhs Completed Co-PI
 DRDO Characterisation and validation of Schilieren technique for capturing shock wave Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow March, 2017- February, 2019 17.848 Lakhs Ongoing PI
IIT(BHU)
Project Varanasi
Investigations on solar power driven electric boat Solar Energy August, 2017 – July, 2018 8.65 Lakhs Ongoing Co-PI
IIT(BHU)
Seed Grant
Heat transfer characteristics of turbulent jet Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow -- 10 Lakhs Ongoing PI

International Journals:

  1. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Melting of a Solid Sphere Placed In An Infinite Medium - Effect of Forced Convection, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, 55(6) Jan. 2009, pp. 594-609.
  2. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Effect of three-dimensional melt pool convection on process characteristics during laser cladding, Computational Material Science, 46, 2009, pp. 495-506.
  3. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Melting of a steel spherical particle in its own liquid - application to cladding, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, AIAA, 23 (4), 2009, 762-772.
  4. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Development of a theoretical process map for laser cladding using a three-dimensional conduction heat transfer model, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, 56, 2009, pp. 478-496.
  5. Kumar, A, Vegad, M and Roy, S, Onset of Unsteady Axisymmetric Laminar Natural Convection In A Vertical Cylindrical Enclosure Heated At the Wall, Heat and Mass Transfer, 46(4), 2010, pp. 421-429.
  6. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Heat Transfer Characteristics During Melting of a Metal Spherical Particle in Its Own Liquid, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 49, 2010, 397-408.
  7. Kumar, A and Das, M K, Flow characteristics of a plane wall jet and a parallel offset jet, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 133 (2011) 101201-1.
  8. Sadanand, J, Kumar, A and Pramanik, K, Preparation and characterization of PVA based scaffold using improved salt leaching method, Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 2, 60-65 (2012).
  9. Devismita, D, Kumar, A, and Ramajayam, K K, Cryopreservation of human sperm: effect of cooling rate on intracellular ice formation, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 3(6) 1-4 (2012).
  10. Ramajayam, K K and Kumar, A, A novel approach to improve the efficacy of tumour ablation during cryosurgery, Cryobiology, 67 201-213 (2013).
  11. Kumar, A, Panda, H S, Biswal, T K, and Appavuraj, R, Numerical study of flow around a conical nose with rounded tail projectile for subsonic, transonic, and supersonic flow regimes, Defence Science Journal, 64(6) (2014) 509-516.
  12. Kumar, A, Cryosurgery of a biological tissue with multiprobe – effect of central cryoprobe, Heat and Mass Transfer, 50 (2014) 1751-1764.
  13. Kumar, A, Mean flow and thermal characteristics of a dual jet consisting of a plane wall jet and a parallel offset jet, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, 67(10) (2015) 1075-1096.
  14. Devismita, D and Kumar, A, Effect of cryoprotectant on optimal cooling rate during cryopreservation, Cryobiology, 70(1) (2015) 53-59.
  15. Kumar, A, Mean flow characteristics of a dual jet consisting of a plane wall jet and a parallel offset jet, Computers and Fluids 114 (2015) 48-65.
  16. Bhatt, K and Kumar, A, Mechanism of morphine addiction by inhibiting the soluble guanylate cyclase-nitric oxide (sGC-NO) pathway, Mathematical Biosciences 266 (2015) 85-92.
  17. Shaibu, V B, Sahoo, S K and Kumar, A, Computational modeling of dissimilar metal CO2 laser welding: Applied to copper and stainless steel, Procedia Engineering, 127 (2015) 208-214.
  18. Ramajayam, K K ,Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, and Thirugnanam, A, A novel strategy to enhance cryosurgical outcome in gel phantoms, Cryobiology, 73(3) (2016) 417.
  19. Ramajayam, K K ,Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, and Thirugnanam, A, A novel adjuvant solution-layer strategy for improving the efficacy of cryosurgy, Cryoletters, 37(5) (2016) 346-356.
  20. Ramajayam, K K ,Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, and Thirugnanam, A, A numerical study on optimising the cryosurgical process for effective tumour necrosis, Heat and Mass Transfer, 53(5) (2017) 1685-1697. 
     

Conference Papers:

  1. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Numerical Simulation of Laminar Natural Convection In A Laterally Heated Vertical Cylindrical Enclosure With Application to Czochralski Crystal Growth - Unsteady Regimes, 18th National & 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, January 2006, IIT Guwahati, India.
  2. Kumar, A and Roy, S, Melting of a Solid Sphere Placed In An Infinite Medium – Application to Cladding, 19th National & 8th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, January 2008, JNTU College of Engineering, India.
  3. Jinna, S, Sah, M and Kumar, A, Development and biorelevant study of salt leached polyvinylalcohol (PVA) scaffolds, in: Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, NIT Jalandhar, India, December 17-19, 2010, paper no.-BEATs2010_349.
  4. Jinna, S, Kumar, A, and Pramanik, K, Cell deposition system through inkjet printer for tissue engineering applications, in: National Conference on Tissue Engineering: Prospects and Challenges, NIT Rourkela, India, January 21-22, 2011.
  5. Chikanjuri, V R, Devismita, D and Kumar, A, Numerical simulation of freezing front propagation in a gelatin solution: Application to cryosurgery, in: Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, NIT Jalandhar, India, December 17-19, 2010, paper no.- BEATs2010_210.
  6. Devismita, D, Chikanjuri, V R and Kumar, A, Cryopreservation of equine sperm: effect of cooling rate on intracellular ice formation, in: Proceedings of International Conference of Mathematical Modelling and Applications to Industrial Problems (MMIP 2011), NIT Calicut, India, March 28-31, 2011.
  7. Devismita, D, Kumar, A and Ramajayam, K K, Cryopreservation of human  sperm: effect of cooling rate on intracellular ice formation, in: Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends (ICET-2012), NIT Durgapur, India, March 23-25, 2012, paper no.- R3001.
  8. Shah, D, Kumar, A, and Pal, K, Development of Antimicrobial organogels. International conference on Biomaterials Implant Devices and Tissue Engineering (BIDTE-2012), January 6-8, 2012.
  9. Krishna, A, and Kumar, A, A novel approach for tumor necrosis using cryosurgery. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2012), IIT BHU, October 9-12, 2012.
  10. Priyanka, Dewan, N, and Kumar, A, Effect of anisotropy and scattering coefficient on light distribution in a semi-infinite tissue. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2012), IIT BHU, October 9-12, 2012.
  11. Kalanivas, L A, Ramajayam, K K, and Kumar, A, An analysis of heat transfer characteristics during cryoablation. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2012), IIT BHU, October 9-12, 2012.
  12. Devismita, D, and Kumar, A, Effect of permeability parameters on the optimal cooling rate of biological systems. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2012), IIT BHU, October 9-12, 2012.
  13. Dewan, N, Kumar, A, Effect of different laser beam profiles on thermal damage extent of basal cell carcinoma. in: Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, NIT Jalandhar, India, December 6-7, 2012, paper no.- BEATs2012_108.
  14. Devismita, D, Kumar, A, Effect of cryoprotectant on optimal cooling rate during cryopreservation. in: Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, NIT Jalandhar, India, December 6-7, 2012, paper no.- BEATs2012_109.
  15. Bhatt, K, Kumar, A, Effect of CaMKII on bistability of CamKII-PP1 molecular switch. in: Proceedings of International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Assistive Technologies, NIT Jalandhar, India, December 6-7, 2012, paper no.- BEATs2012_110.
  16. Yadav, S, Ramajayam, K K, and Kumar, A, A novel experimental technique to determine the thermal conductivity of tissue mimicking gel. 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013, organized by IIT Kharagpur, India (accepted).
  17. Ramajayam, K K and Kumar, A, A novel technique to improve cryosurgery process. 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013, organized by IIT Kharagpur, India (accepted).
  18. Hembram, S, Kumari, C, and Kumar, A, Experimental determination of convective heat transfer coefficient of tissue mimicking gel. 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013, organized by IIT Kharagpur, India (accepted).
  19. Kumari, S, Kumar, A,  Numerical modeling of aqueous salt solution, 2nd International Conference in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, November 2013, NIT Rourkela, India.
  20. Kumar, A, Roy, S,  Heat transfer modeling of laser cladding processs - role of location of injection of powder particles, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT-2014), July 2014, Orlando, Florida.
  21. Ramajayam, K K, Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, Thirugnanam, A, Perfluorocarbons as a promising material for increasing efficacy of cryosurgery. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2014), IIT BHU, October, 2014.
  22. Kumari, C, Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, Thirugnanam, A, In-vitro skin tissue cooling using cryotherapy. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2014), IIT BHU, October, 2014.
  23. Wadile, P, Kumar, A, A conjugate heat transfer analysis of laminar natural convection of air trapped in two dimensional enclosure. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2014), IIT BHU, October, 2014.
  24. Chauhan, L, and Kumar, A, A numerical study of solidification at cryo-temperature. International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes and Applications (ICMSDPA-2014), IIT BHU, October, 2014.
  25. Kumari, C, Kumar, A, Sarangi, S K, Thirugnanam, A, In-vitro skin temperature distribution during cryogen spray and histopathological study cooling using cryotherapy. Proceedings of the 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 17-20 December, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India. (Best Paper Award)
  26. Rajpuriya V, Kumar, A, Experimental and numerical studies of phase change phenomena at cryogenic temperature. Proceedings of the 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, 17-20 December, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
Organisation Duration Position held
IIT(BHU) April, 2017 - continuing Executive committee member, Faculty Forum
IIT(BHU) July, 2017 - continuing Co-convener, Departmental Exam
IIT(BHU) September, 2017 - continuing Member,  Departmental Web Management committee
IIT(BHU) September, 2017 - continuing Member, DUGC
IIT(BHU) October, 2017 - continuing Lab-in-charge, I.C. Engine & Alternate Fuels Laboratory
IIT(BHU) October, 2017 – continuing Treasurer, MES
IIT(BHU) October, 2017 - continuing Lab-in-charge, Computer lab and department Library
NIT Rourkela July, 2010-June, 2011 Chairman, Departmental Direct Purchase
NIT Rourkela July, 2011-June,2012 Chairman, Departmental Purchase
NIT Rourkela July, 2010-July,2013 Member, DAC
NIT Rourkela July, 2010-July,2013 Faculty Advisor
NIT Rourkela July, 2010-July,2013 Professor-in-charge, Biotransport and Biomechanics Research Group

Professional Activities:

  • Reviewer of International Journal
  1. Physics of Fluids
  2. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
  3. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
  4. Applied Mathematical Modelling
  5. Heat and Mass Transfer
  6. Journal of Thermophysics
  7. Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics 

Workshops / Short Term Courses:

  • Organised short term course as Coordinator on “Basics of Computational Fluid Dynamics: Theory & Programming” during 20 - 22 July, 2017 at IIT(BHU)
  • Organised short term course as Coordinator on “Fundamental of Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Approach” during 22 - 24 December, 2014 at NIT Rourkela

 
Invited Talks / Expert Lecture:

  • Basics of numerical modeling: Application to nanofluids, QIP sponsored Short Term Course on Nanofluids, IIT(BHU), 8th November, 2017
  • Multiphase Flows, CEP Short Term Course on 5th July, 2017

Other Activities:

  • Represented IIT(BHU) as Captain (Table Tennis) in Inter-IIT Staff Sports Meet, 2017 at IIT Madras
  • Represented IIT(BHU) as Player (Badminton) in Inter-IIT Staff Sports Meet, 2017 at IIT Madras (won Bronze Medal)