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Kirti Bhushan Mishra
Kirti Bhushan Mishra Assistant Professor kirti.fme[at]iitr.ac.in +91 1332 284857 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Combustion and Fuels, Fire and Explosion Safety, Disaster/Incident modelling and prevention, CFD,
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
July 2015till dateAssistant ProfessorMechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, IIT Roorkee
May 2010July 2015Sr. Scientific Officer (eq. to an Assistant Professor in German University)BAM Fed. Inst. for Mat. Res. & Testing, Berlin, Germany
Aug. 2005Jan. 2007Scientist Fredrich Alaxander University, Erlangen, Germany
Jan 2003July 2005Lecturer (regular)MITS (Govt. Engg. College), Gwalior
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
International Patent: Rocket propellants, WO2011026741, DE102010000261B4BAM, Berlin, Germany2015
International Patent: Self-controlled deviceless pulse combustion, DE1020090398937B4, WO2011026741A1BAM, Berlin, Germany2011
International Patent: Hybrid fuel and uses thereof, DE102009039894B4., WO2011026742A1BAM, Berlin, Germany2010
International Trade Mark: PEROXY-BAM Burner, DE 30 2009 069 918BAM, Berlin, Germany2009
Best Research Poster AwardIAC CNR, Rome, Italy2006
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhD (Dr.-Ing.)Combustion and Fire SafetyUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Germany2010
M.TechFluid Mechanics and MachinesMA-NIT, Bhopal, India2003
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringRGPV, Bhopal, India2001
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2015till dateIncharge of Fuel, Combustion and IC Engines LabIIT Roorkee
20102015Incharge of Departmental Patent and Innovation ManagementBAM Fed. Inst. for Mat. Res. & Testing, Berlin, Germany
20102015Incharge of Departmental Technology Transfer ActivitiesBAM Fed. Inst. for Mat. Res. & Testing, Berlin, Germany
20102015Research Group Leader (Modelling and Simulation)BAM Fed. Inst. for Mat. Res. & Testing, Berlin, Germany
20032005Member, Training and Placement CellMITS (Govt. Engg. College), Gwalior
20032005Incharge of Fluid mechanics and heat and mass transfer labsMITS (Govt. Engg. College), Gwalior
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Development of safety distances from BLEVE and fireballs of peroxy-fuelsMinistry of Economics and Energy, Germany2014
Fire testing of building/construction productsMHRD2015
Computational modelling of industrial fire and explosion disastersIIT Roorkee2015
CFD modelling of jet fires of peroxy-fuels: Development of safety distances BAM Berlin, Germany2014
Prediction of pool fire hazard characteristics using advanced CFD modelsMinistry of Economics and Energy, Germany2013
Measurement of combustion characteristics of peroxy-fuels in burners and diesel engines BAM Berlin, Germany2012
Memberships
  • Combustion Institute (German Section), Member
  • Intl. Association of Fire Safety Science, Member
  • National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Machine (NSFMFP), India, Life Member
  • Indian Society of Technical Education, Member
  • italian Association of Laser Velocimetry and Invasive Diagnostics, Member
  • IGUS-EOS, Berlin, Germany, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Programming and Data StructureMIN 103B.Tech (I Yr)Autumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
CFD prediction of thermal safety distances from jet fires of peroxy-fuelsSimon Schmidt (TU Berlin, Germany)
Characterization of DDT (Deflagration to Detonation Transition) using CFD models (FLUENT)A. Shah, P. Yadav, H. Vijay
CFD modelling of major fire scenarios of Liquid Hydrogen (LH2)Sophie Knechtel (Uni. Stuttgart, Germany)
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
BLEVE and fireballs of peroxy-fuels: experiments and CFD modellingPaul Blankenhagel (BAM, Berlin, Germany)O2015
Combustion and fire dynamicsAnkit SharmaO2015
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
PM-NRIs MeetingIndian Embassy, Berlin, GermanyI2015
Keynote lecture on CFD modelling of flammable liquid spillIIT HyderabadT2012
Special lecture on Experimental and numerical investigation of organic peroxide pool firesIAC CNR, Rome, ItalyI2010
Research student lecture on turbulent combustion in pool fires of organic peroxidesVKI, Brussels, BelgiumG2009
Session Chair NCFMFP-2012SVNIT, SuratI2012
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
One Day Workshop on Fire and Explosion Modelling for Advanced Risk AnalysisAERB and Private Companies24/11/2015
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisationLevel
Combustion and emission characteristics of peroxy-fuel blends in diesel enginesIAV GmbH, Berlin, GermanyRP
Combustion and emission characteristics of peroxy-fuel blends in industrial burners. OWI GmbH, Aachen, GermanyRP
Storage and Transportation Safety of UN Class 5.2 substancesIGUS-EOS, Berlin, GermanyRP
Chemical Safety EngineeringBAM Fed. Inst. for Mat. Res. & Testing, Berlin, GermanyRP
Refereed Journal Papers

********************List of peer reviwed journal papers follow the list of patents and trade marks*****************

List of International Patents

Granted

1. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Rocket propellants, DE 10 2010 000 26 B4.    https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/register?lang=en&AKZ=1020100002615&CURSOR=4

2. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Use of a fuel in a self-sustaining pulsating oxygen-fuel  combustion process, DE 10 2009 039 893 B4, WO/2011/026741.                                                                                     https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/register?AKZ=1020090398937&CURSOR=1

3. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., A more efficient and cleaner fuel for the processing  industry, DE 10 2009 039 894 B4, WO/2011/11026742                                                                                                   .https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/register?AKZ=1020090398945&CURSOR=2

4. Trade mark: PEROXY-BAM® Burner                                     https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/marke/register/3020090699186/DE

 

Filed

4. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Fuel and use thereof, DE 10 2009 016 492A1,  WO2010/115900 A1.

5. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., WO/2011/091872, Burner for peroxy-fuels and furnace  comprising such a burner, DE10 2010 000 248 A1.

7. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Fuel mixture comprising tert – butyl peroxybenzoate and  kerosene, and uses thereof, WO2011138395.

8. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Fuel mixtures and uses thereof in drying industries, DE10 2010 016 831 A1.

9. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Fuel mixtures and uses thereof in noise reduction in jet  engines, DE10 2010 016 832 A1.

10. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Components for combustion engines operating on  peroxy-fuels, DE 10 2011 051 228 A1.

11. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Multi-burner heater, DE 20 2012 102 611 U1.

12. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Process for peroxy-coal combustion, DE 10 2013 104 356  A1.

13. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Process for reforming peroxy-fuels for hydrogen  production, DE 10 2013 112927A1 filed.

14. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Process for the synthesis of nanomaterials using peroxy- fuels/blends flames, DE 10 2015 104 653.9.

15. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., CFD-EHD based source models for risk analysis, In progress.

For online access to the above patent documents please visit websites of European and German Patent offices.

http://worldwide.espacenet.com/searchResults?DB=EPODOC&submitted=true&locale=en_EP&ST=singleline&compact=false&DB=EPODOC&query=Kirti+Bhushan+Mishra

https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/trefferliste

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List of Peer Reviewed Papers

Impact Factor ≥ 3

1. Mishra, K.B., 2015, CFD model for large hazardous cloud spread predictions, with particular reference to Bhopal disaster, Atmospheric Environment, 117, 74-91.                                         http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231015301795                                        

2. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2015, Diffusive burning characteristics of blended peroxy-fuels: some experimental results, Fuel Processing Technology, In press, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382015300400

3. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Krebs, H., 2014, Amuay refinery disaster: the aftermaths and challenges ahead, Fuel Processing Technology, 119, 198-203.                                               http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382013003391

4. Mishra K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., 2013, "Deviceless" self-sustained oscillatory diffusive burning of TBPB and hybrid fuels, Fuel Processing Technology, 116, 339-345.                                                http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382013002415

5. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Krebs, H., 2013, Lessons learned from recent fuel storage fires, Fuel Processing Technology, 107, 166-172. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382012002937

6. Mishra K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., 2013, Diffusive burning characteristics of peroxyfuels, Fuel, 113, 158-164.              http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236113004432

Impact Factor ≥ 1

7. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2015, underground gas pipeline explosion and fire: CFD based assessment of foreseeability, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 24, 526-542.                           http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875510015001560

8. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Krebs. H., 2015, BLEVE of hydrocarbons and peroxyfuels: experiments and CFD simulation, Energy Procedia, 66, 149-152.                                                          http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215001824

9. Schälike, S., Chun, H., Mishra K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., Schönbucher A., 2013, Mass burning rates of di-tert-butyl peroxide pool fires: experimental study and modeling, Combustion Science and Technology, 185, 408-419.        http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00102202.2012.726664?journalCod e=gcst20#preview

10. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2011, Decomposition effects on the mass burning rate of organic peroxide pool fires, Journal of Loss Prevention in Process Industries, 25, 1, 224-226. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950423011000957 2

11. Vela, I., Chun, H., Mishra K.B., Gawlowski, M., Sudhoff, P., Rudolph, M., Wehrstedt, K.D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Prediction of the thermal radiation of large hydrocarbons and peroxide pool fires by CFD simulation, Forsch. Ingenieurwes, 73, 2, 87–97.     http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10010-009-0094-3#page-1

12. Schälike, S., Mishra K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., Schönbucher A., 2013, Limiting distances for flame merging of multiple n-heptane and di-tert-butyl peroxide pool fires, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 32, ISBN 978-88-95608-23-5; ISSN 1974-1979.    http://www.aidic.it/cet/13/32/021.pdf

13. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2013, Spill-over characteristics of di-tert-butyl peroxide: Two phase CFD investigations, Journal of Loss Prevention in Process Industries, 29, 186-197.           http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950423014000370

14. Mishra K.B., 2015, Multiple BLEVEs and fireballs: Case of a Russian road carrier accident, Under review in Case Studies in Fire Safety. 

Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Knechtel, S., Schmidt, S., Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2015, Modelling of major fire scenarios of LH2 using CFD, 12. Fachtagung Arbeits-, Anlagen- und Umweltsicherheit (12 Symposium on Work, Plant and Environment Safety), Köthen, Germany (Submitted).
  2. Schmidt S., Mishra K. B., Wehrstedt, K. D., 2015, CFD based reproduction of Amuay refinery accident, Accepted in 15 Intl. Loss Prevention Symposium, Frankfurt, Germany.
  3. Schmidt S., Mishra K. B., Wehrstedt, K. D., 2015, CFD predictions of thermal safety distances from jet fires of peroxy-fuels, 4th Magdeburger Fire and Explosion Day, Magdeburg, Germany.
  4. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Krebs, H., 2014, Investigations of BLEVE and fire balls of hydrocarbons and peroxy-fuels: experiments and CFD simulation, Paper No. 28, 12th International Conference on Combustion and Energy Utilisation, Lancaster University, UK.
  5. Schmidt S., Mishra, K .B., Wehrstedt, K.D.,  2014, CFD prediction of safety distancees from jet fires of peroxy-fuels, Accepted in 4th Magdeburg Day of Fire and Explosion Safety, Magdeburg, Germany
  6. Schälike, S., Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D.,  Malow, M., Schönbucher, A., Kritische thermische Abstände wechselwirkender KW- und Peroxid-Poolfeuer,  11. Fachtagung "Anlagen-, Arbeits- und Umweltsicherheit,  Köthen, Germany, 7-8 Nov. 2013
  7. Schälike, S., Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D.,  Malow, M., Berger, A., Schönbucher, A., Mass burning rate of a large TBPB pool fire - experimental study and modeling, 14th EFCE symposium on loss prevention and safety promotion in the process industries, Chemical engineering transactions (CEt) , 2013, 853-858,  ISBN: 978-88-95608-22-8.
  8. Schälike, S., Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., Schönbucher, A.,  Limiting distances for flame merging of multiple n-heptane and di-tert-butyl peroxide pool fires, ICheaP-11 - 11th International conference on chemical & process engineering, 2013, 32, 121-126, ISBN: 978-88-95608-23-5
  9. Schälike, S., Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.D., Schönbucher, A., Experimentelle Untersuchung der Massenabbrandraten multipler n-Heptan und Di-tert-butylperoxid Poolfeuer, 3. Magdeburger Brand- und Explosionsschutztag / vfdb-Workshop, 2013, Magdeburg, Germany, ISBN 978-3-00-041601-9.
  10. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2013, Peroxy-fuels: Potential application in engine combustion, 11th Engine Combustion Processes, 13- 15 March, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
  11. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2012, Dispersion characteristics of flammable liquids: A CFD study, Proceedings of 4th International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2012), Paper No. 413, 9-12 December, 2012, IIT Hyderabad, India.
  12. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2012, CFD simulation of hybrid fuel combustion, Proceedings of Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (NCFMFP-12) Paper No. 209 , 13-15 December, 2012, SVNIT Surat, India, ISBN: 978-81-925-494-0-8.
  13. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2012, Applications of peroxy-fuels in vehicle propulsion, Proceedings of Combustion research and application (COMBURA -2012), 3-4 October 2012, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  14. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Krebs, H., 2012, Lessons learned from recent fuel storage fires, Proceedings  of 11th International conference on combustion and energy utilization (ICCEU-2012), 9-13 May 2012, Coimbra, Portugal.
  15. Mishra, K. B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2011 An efficient and clean fuel for high temperature process industries, 11th Conference on energy for a clean environment, 5-8 August, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal.
  16. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2011, Burner for peroxy-fuels (PEROXY-BAM Burner), VDI-Berichte - 25. Deutscher Flammentag - Verbrennung und Feuerung (VDI Report-25 German Flame Day- Combustion and Furnaces), 14-15 September 2011, 307-312, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany, ISBN- 978-3-18-092119-8.
  17. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2011, CFD simulation to predict the performance of a peroxy-fuel burner, Proceedings of 38th National conference on fluid mechanics and fluid power (NCFMFP-11), Paper No. HT-07, 15-17 December, 2011, MANIT, Bhopal, India.
  18. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., 2011, Combustion of peroxy-fuels, Proceedings of ERCOFTAC conference - Highly resolved experimental and numerical diagnostics for turbulent combustion -HRTC-1, 25-26 May 2011, Rouen, France.
  19. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2011, Interpretations of temperature measurements in organic peroxide pool fires, Proceedings of 5th European combustion meeting (ECM- 2011), 28 June-2 July 2011, Cardiff, UK.
  20.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2010, Pool and tank fires - Are we really prepared? , Proceedings of 8th Asia-Pacific conference on combustion, The combustion institute - Indian Section (CIIS), 697-702, 10-13 December 2010, Hyderabad, India.
  21.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2010, Safety aspects of organic peroxide pool fires, Proceedings of Combustion research and application (COMBURA -2010), 12-13 October, 2010, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  22.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2010 Characterization of large pool fires of organic compounds containing oxygen atoms, Proceedings of 13th International symposium on loss prevention and safety promotion in the process industries, 6-9 June 2010, 365-372,  Brugge, Belgium, ISBN-978-90-76019-291.
  23. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Numerical prediction of safety distances from large pool fires of organic peroxides, 40th International annual conference of ICT, 88, 1-14, Fraunhofer Institute of Chemical Technology, Pfinztal (Berghausen), Germany, ISSN-0722-4087.
  24.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Measurement and CFD prediction of gas velocities and temperatures in large pool fires of organic peroxides, Proceedings of 36th National conference on fluid mechanics and fluid power - NCFMFP-2009 (NCFMFP-2009),  Paper No. 58-CFD-5,  17-19 December 2009, COE Pune, India.
  25. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Prediction of burning rate of an accidentally released flammable fuel by means of CFD simulation, Proceedings of 7th International Conference on CFD in the minerals and process industries, 9-11 December 2009, CSIRO, Melbourne, ISBN-978-0-643-09825-1.
  26.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Impact of fuel properties on the large pool fire (hydrocarbons and organic peroxides) characteristics, Proceedings of  6th U. S. National Combustion meeting, 17-20 May 2009, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
  27.  Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2009, Radiative characteristics of large pool fires of organic peroxides,  Proceedings of 4th European Combustion Meeting, 14-17 April, 2009, Vienna, Austria.
  28. Mishra, K.B., Wehrstedt, K.-D., Schönbucher, A., 2008, On the dynamics of organic peroxide pool flames, Proceedings of 35th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (NCFFMFP-08), 643-650, 11-13 December 2008, Bangalore, India.