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Dr. Anubhav Sinha
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT(BHU)
anubhav.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Combustion and Spray

Experience
Assistant Professor- Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi - Dec 2019 - till date
Assistant Professor- Department of Mechanical Engineering, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus - May 2019 - Dec 2019
Visiting Fellow- School of Engineering, University of Warwick, U.K.- Oct 2018 - May 2019
Research Associate- School of Engineering, University of Warwick, U.K.- Jan 2017 - Aug 2018
Lead Engineer- GE-Aviation, Bangalore - Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Deputy Manager- Ashok Leyland, Hosur- Jul 2007-Jul 2009

Education
Ph.D. (2009-2015) - Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
B. Tech. (2003-2007) - Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

Training/ Internships
Graduate Engineer Trainee- Industrial Automation, MICO Bosch, Bangalore - Aug 2007
Project Intern- Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur - Dec 2006 - Jan 2007
Vocational Trainee- Engine Division, Tata Motors, Jamshedpur - May 2006 - Jul 2006
Industrial Training- Engine Division, Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi - May 2005 - Jun 2005

Memberships
Combustion Institute (Indian section) - Life member
National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power - Life member

Research Interests
Atomization and Spray 
Gas Turbine Combustion 
Hydrogen Explosions

 

 

Journal Publications

  1. Sinha, A., Surface Waves on Liquid Jet in Crossflow- Effect of Injector Geometry, AIAA Journal, 2019  (Impact Factor – 1.951)     https://doi.org/10.2514/1.J058383 
  2. Sinha, A., and Wen, J.X., A Simple Model for Estimating Peak Pressure in Vented Explosion of Hydrogen and Hydrocarbons, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 44, pp. 22719-22732, 2019 (Impact Factor – 4.084, Citations -3)       https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.02.213 
  3. Sinha, A., Rao M., and Wen, J.X., Modular Phenomenological Model for Vented Explosions and its Validation with Experimental and Computational Results, Journal of Loss Prevention in Process Industries  , vol. 61, pp. 8-23, 2019. (Impact Factor –2.069, Citations-1)   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2019.05.017
  4. Sinha, A., Rao, M., Wen, J.X., Performance Evaluation of Empirical Models for Vented Lean Hydrogen Explosions, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 44, pp. 8711-8726, 2019 (Impact Factor – 4.084, Citations-3)  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.09.101
  5. Sinha, A., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Experimental Studies on Structure of Airblast Spray in Crossflow, Sadhana- Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, vol 44:113, 2019, (Impact Factor –0.769)    https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-019-1096-y
  6. Sinha, A., and Ravikrishna, R.V., LES of Spray in Crossflow – Effect of Droplet Distortion, International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, vol. 9, issue 1, pp. 55-70, 2017. (Impact Factor – 1.353, Citations –3) https://doi.org/10.1177/1756827716652511
  7. Sinha, A., Prakash, S., Madan Mohan, A., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Experimental Studies on Evaporation of Fuel Droplets  under  Forced  Convection  Using  Spray  in  Crossflow  Methodology,  Fuel,  vol.  164, pp.  374–385, 2016. (Impact Factor – 5.128, Citations –8)      https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.09.088
  8. Sinha, A., Prakash, S., Madan Mohan, A., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Airblast Spray in Crossflow – Structure, Trajectory and Droplet Sizing, International Journal of Multiphase Flows, vol. 72, pp.  97-111, 2015. (Impact Factor – 2.829, Citations – 25)        https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2015.02.008
  9. Skjold, T.,..., Sinha, A., et al.,   Blind   Predictions:   Estimating   the   Consequences   of   Vented   Hydrogen   Deflagrations for Inhomogeneous Mixtures in 20-Foot ISO Containers, Journal of Loss Prevention in Process Industries, vol. 61, pp. 220-236, 2019. (Impact Factor – 2.069, Citations –8)        https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2019.06.013
  10. Prakash , R., Sinha, A., Raghunandan, B.N., Tomar, G., and Ravikrishna, R.V. Breakup of Volatile Liquid Jet in Hot Cross Flow, Procedia IUTAM, vol. 15, pp. 18-25, 2015. (Citations-5)     https://doi.org/10.1016/j.piutam.2015.04.004
  11. Prakash,  R., Sinha, A., Tomar, G, and Ravikrishna, R.V., Liquid jet in crossflow – Effect of liquid entry conditions, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. 93, pp. 45-56, 2018. (Impact Factor – 3.493, Citations – 7) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2017.12.012

Conference Publications

  1. Sinha, A., and Wen, J.X., Modeling of Vented Explosions of Hydrogen/ Air Mixtures, In: 9th International Seminar on Fire and Explosion Hazards (ISFEH), St Petersburg, Russia, Apr 2019.
  2. Sinha,  A.,  and  Wen,  J.X.,  Modelling  of  Flow  Past  Obstacles  in  Vented  Explosions,  7th  International  &  45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), IIT Bombay, India, Dec 2018.
  3. Sinha, A., and Wen, J.X., Phenomenological Modelling of External Cloud Formation in Vented Explosions, In: 12th International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention, and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions (ISHPMIE), Kansas City, USA, Aug 2018.
  4. Sinha,  A.,  Rao M.,  and Wen, J.X.,  Comparison  of  Engineering and  CFD Model  Predictions for Overpressures in Vented  Explosions,  In:  12th  International  Symposium  on  Hazards,  Prevention,  and  Mitigation  of Industrial Explosions (ISHPMIE), Kansas City, USA, Aug 2018.
  5. Sinha,  A.,  and  Wen,  J.X.,  A  New  Model  for  Predicting  Overpressure  in  Vented  Hydrogen  Explosions,  In: International  Symposium  on  Hydrogen  Fire,  Explosion  and  Safety  Standards  (ISHFESS),  Hefei  University, China, Jul 2018.
  6. Sinha, A., and Wen, J.X., Mathematical Modelling of External Cloud Explosion in Vented Hydrogen Deflagrations In: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell SUPERGEN Research Conference, Univ. of St Andrews, Scotland, Dec 2017.
  7. Sinha, A., Rao, M., Wen, J.X., Performance evaluation of empirical models for Vented Lean Hydrogen explosions, In: 7th International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (ICHS), Hamburg, Germany, Sep 2017.
  8. Sinha, A., Rao, M., Wen, J.X., Evaluation of Engineering Models for Vented Lean Hydrogen Deflagrations, In: 26th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosion and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), Boston, USA, July 2017
  9. Sinha, A., Prakash, S., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Studies on Spray in Preheated Crossflow – Effect of Air Density, In: 13th Triennial International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (ICLASS), Taiwan, Aug 2015
  10. Sinha, A.,   and   Ravikrishna,   R.V.,   Studies   on   Spray   in   Crossflow   for   a   Cavity   Combustor,   In:    49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference (JPC), California, USA, July 2013.
  11. Sinha, A., and Chander S., Numerical Investigation of Flame Jet Impinging on a Flat Plate, In: 4th International & 37th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), IIT Madras, India, Dec 2010.
  12. Skjold,   T.,.. Sinha, A., et   al., Review of the HySEA project, 13th International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention, and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions, Braunschweig, Germany – July 27-31, 2020 (accepted)
  13. Skjold,   T.,.. Sinha, A., et   al.,   Blind   Predictions:   Estimating   the   Consequences   of   Vented   Hydrogen   Deflagrations   for Inhomogeneous Mixtures in 20-Foot ISO Containers, In: 12th International Symposium on Hazards, Prevention, and Mitigation of Industrial Explosions (ISHPMIE), Kansas City, USA, Aug 2018.
  14. Prakash,  R.,  Sinha,  A.,  Raghunandan,  B.N.,  and  Ravikrishna,  R.V.,  Jets  in  cross  flow-  Influence  of  jet  entry conditions,  In:  13th  Triennial  International  Conference  on  Liquid  Atomization  and  Spray  Systems  (ICLASS), Taiwan, Aug 2015.
  15. Sinha, A., Prakash, S.R., Raghunandan, B.N., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Experimental Investigation of Jet Dispersion in a Cross Flow, In: National Propulsion Conference (NPC), IIT Madras, India, Feb 2013.
  16.  Sinha, A., Prakash, S., Madan Mohan, A., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Experimental Studies on Spray in a Cross Flow, In: 23rd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC), SVNIT Surat, India, Dec 2013.
  17.  Sinha, A., Sivaprakasam, M., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Spray Vortex Interactions in a Trapped Vortex Combustor, In: 22nd National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion (NCICEC), NIT Calicut, India, Dec 2011.

Book/ Monograph

  1. Anubhav  Sinha  and  Subhash  Chander,  “Flame  Jet  Impingement  On  A  Plane  Surface:  A  Numerical  Study”,  LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishers, Saarbrucken, Germany, 15th  August, 2012, ISBN-10: 36592025

Reviewer

  1. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier)
  2. Journal of Propulsion and Power (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
  3. AIAA Journal (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
  4. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries (Elsevier)
  5. Measurement, the Journal of the International Measurement Confederation (Elsevier)
  6. Sadhana- Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences (Springer)
  7. Propulsion and Power Research (Elsevier)
  8. 27th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), Beijing, China, 2019
  9. ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IIT Roorkee, 2019
  10. 7th International and 45th National FMFP conference, IIT Bombay,  2018
  11. 18th  Annual Conference of Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems- Asia, IIT Madras, 2016.

Research Profiles

  1. Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=T0J5VLIAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate
  2. Scopus: https://www2.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55547130500
  3. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1365-8974
  4. Researchgate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anubhav_Sinha2
  5. Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1347520/anubhav-sinha/

Jan 2020 - Jun 2020
ME-103 - Engineering  Thermodynamics (UG Course) - Lecture
ME-341 - Energy Conversion Systems (UG laboratory)- Practical

Jul 2019 - Dec 2019 (BITS Pilani, Hyderabad)
BITS F111-  Thermodynamics (UG Course) - Tutorial  
ME-G515 - Computational Fluid Dynamics (PG Course) - Lecture and Laboratory 

Video Lectures (Thermodynamics):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQy0UK5ZMg93VPMAIgOU2-g/videos