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Singh, Krishna M.
Krishna M. Singh Associate Professor singhfme[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-28-5414
Areas of Interest
  • Fluid Dynamics, DNS/LES of turbulent flows
  • CAE, Computer-Aided Analysis and Design of Thermo-fluid and thermo-mechanical systems
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics, Modeling and simulation of flow and heat transfer in turbomachines, transport and energy systems
  • Computational Mechanics, Development of novel parallel algorithms for transport problems
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2012to dateAssociate ProfessorIIT-Roorkee
20032012Assistant ProfessorIIT-Roorkee
20002003Research AssistantQueen Mary, Univ. of London
19992000Research Assistant ProfessorShinshu University, Nagano, Japan
19971999JSPS FellowShinshu University, Nagano, Japan
19951997Scientist `C'Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, India
19941995Research EngineerTransoft International Pvt Ltd., Bangalore, India
19931994Senior Project Associate/EngineerIIT-Kanpur, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
HIVIPS (Hitachi Research Visit Programs) FellowshipHitachi Research Group, Hitachi Ltd., Japan 2014-2015
Research Exchanges with China and India AwardRoyal Academy of Engineering, UK 2012-2013
Honorary Visiting LecturerQueen Mary, University of London, UK 2003-2007
JSPS Post Doctoral Fellowship JSPS, Japan1997-1999
Institute FellowshipIIT, Kanpur1986-1993
National Merit Scholarship Govt. of India1980-1986
State Merit Scholarship Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India1978-1980
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B. Tech.Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India1986
M. Tech.Mechanical Engineering.Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.1988
Ph. D.Mechanical Engineering.Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.1993
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Investigation on Flow Instabilities in Draft Tube at Off-Design Operation of Hydraulic TurbinesCentral Power Research Institute, New Delhi2017
CFD for Moving Boundary ProblemsHitachi Ltd., Japan 2014
Computational Flow Study of a Conceptual Large Scale Tidal TurbineRoyal Academy of Engineering, UK 2012
CFD Analysis of CW System of MEJA Thermal Power Project (2x660 MW)Flowmore Ltd./ NTPC2015
Study and Design of Ventilation System of Traffic Tunnel of Larji HEPHP State Electricity Board2010
Study of Aerodynamic Behavior of Passenger Trains and Development of Aerodynamic Profiles of CoachesRDSO, Lucknow2008
CFD Analysis of Sump Model for Re-circulating Cooling Water System for MA-DMF Plant of M/s ChemanolSimon India Ltd., New Delhi2007
Investigation on Flow Induced Stresses in the Centrifugal Fans Used for Transformer Oil CoolingNorthern Railways, Ghaziabad2005
Automatic Quadrilateral Grid Generation in 2-DUniversity of Ulsan, Korea2004
Memberships
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Senior Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Fluid MechanicsMI-204B.TechSpring
Fluid Mechanics MI-204B.TechAutumn
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery MI-203B.TechAutumn
Thermodynamics MI-106B.TechSpring
Thermodynamics MI-106B.TechAutumn
Manufacturing Techniques MI-102B.TechAutumn
Computer Graphics C-201B.TechAutumn
Computer Systems and ProgrammingEC-101AB.TechSpring
Programming and Data Structure MIN-103B.TechAutumn
Advanced Fluid Mechanics MIN-521M.Tech Spring
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer MIN-527M.Tech Spring
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer MIN-527M.Tech Autumn
Modeling and Simulation MIN-511AM.Tech Spring
Modeling and Simulation MIN-511AM.Tech Autumn
Advanced Heat Transfer MIN-522M.Tech Autumn
Advanced Thermodynamics MIN-520M.Tech Autumn
Solar Energy MIN-525M.Tech Autumn
Convective Heat Transfer MIN-536M.Tech Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Heat and Fluid Flow in Low Porosity Wire Mesh Packed Bed Solar Air Heater with Cross FlowShashi Bhushan PrasadA2004
Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method for Phase Change ProblemsHarishchandra ThakurA2004
Study on Turbulent Flows in Open ChannelsKesheo PrasadA2007
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Thermal Contact ConductanceMohammad AsifA2009
Investigation of Swirl in Pump Sump Intakes and its ControlBhupesh JainA2010
Improved MLPG Method for Large Scale Heat Transfer ProblemRituraj SinghA2013
Development of Parallel Navier-Stokes Solver for LES of flow over Marine TurbineAnkita MaityO2013
Large Eddy Simulation of High Speed Compressible FlowUttam Singh RajputO2015
Numerical Study of Formation and Mitigation of Vortex Rope in Elbow Draft TubeSubodh Khullar O2016
Parallel MLPG Method (tentative)Abhishek Kumar SinghO2018
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Computational Fluid Dynamics (QIP Short Term Course)IIT-RoorkeeJuly 6-10,
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India06/2008
Basics and Applications of CFD Thapar University, PatialaJuly 14-15
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India07/2009
Tools and techniques of CFDAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India07/2010
Computational Fluid DynamicsInstitution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Chapter08/2010
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India02/2016
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India02/2018
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Rituraj Singh and Krishna Mohan Singh. Stabilised MLS in MLPG method for heat conduction problem. Engineering Computations, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-11-2018-0541 

  2. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. Interpolating meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for steady state heat conduction problem. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 101, 56-66, 2019.

  3. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in 3D complex geometry. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 93, 83-93, 2018.

  4. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in complex geometry. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 72(5), 377-391, 2017.

  5. K. M. Singh, E. J. Avital, J. J. R. Williams, C. Ji, X. Bai and A. Munjiza. On parallel pre-conditioners for pressure Poisson equation in LES of complex geometry flows. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids83(5), 446–464, 2017.

  6. K. M. Singh, B. K. Gandhi and V. K. Goel. Aerodynamic design of high speed diesel trains for Indian Railways. Indian Railway Technical BulletinLXXII(351), 9-18, 2014.

  7. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Phase change problems using MLPG method. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Application, 59 (6), 438 – 458, 2011.

  8. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. MLPG analysis of nonlinear heat conduction in irregular domains. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 68(2), 117-150, 2010.

  9. B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Experimental and numerical investigations on flow through wedge shape rib roughened duct”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Division, Vol. 90, 2010, pp 13-18.

  10. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for nonlinear heat conduction problems. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals56, 393 – 410, 2009.

  11. A. Mittal, B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Improvement in design of centrifugal impeller used for oil cooling blower system using CFD - A case study. Proc. IMechE, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy223, 981-989, 2009.

  12. S.B. Prasad, J.S. Saini and K. M. Singh. Investigation of heat transfer and friction characteristics of packed bed solar air heater using wire mesh as packing material. Solar Energy83 (5), 773-783, 2009. 

  13. K. M. Singh, N. D. Sandham and J. J. R. Williams. Numerical simulation of flow over a rough bed. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering133 (4), 386-398, 2007.

  14. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Elementary analytical integrals required in subtraction of singularity method for evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Element, 31, 241-247, 2007.  

  15. K. M. Singh, M. Tanaka, Y. Arai and T. Matsumoto. Flexible GMRES solver for boundary element analysis of acoustic fields. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 79-842006.

  16. M. Tanaka, T. Matsumoto, K. M. Singh and K. Kurokawa. A DRBEM for the solution of nonlinear steady-state heat conduction problems in anisotropic solids (study on 2-D cases). Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 115-1202006.

  17. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. A parallel fictitious domain multigrid preconditioner for the solution of Poisson equation in complex geometry. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering194 (45-47), 4845-4860, 2005.

  18. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. Application of the additive Schwarz method to large scale Poisson problems. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 20, 193-205, 2004.

  19. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient advection-diffusion. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, 13(5), 633-646, 2003.

  20. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of inverse heat conduction problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190, 5283-5295, 2001.

  21. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On nonlinear transformations for accurate numerical evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering50 (8), 2007-2030, 2001.

  22. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical integration of weakly singular integrals in boundary element analysis of Helmholtz and advection-diffusion equations. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering189(2), 625-640, 2000.

  23. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element schemes in the time domain. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190(1-2), 111-131, 2000.

  24. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On exponential variable transformation based boundary element formulation for advection-diffusion problems. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements24(3),225-235, 2000.

  25. M. Tanaka and K. M. Singh. Application of DRBEM and iterative regularization to inverse heat conduction problems. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science, 22000.

  26. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of nonlinear diffusion: Temporal discretization. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements23, pp. 419-433, 1999.

  27. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical evaluation of weakly singular integrals for Helmholtz equation. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science1, pp. 161-166, 1999.

  28. N. Ramakrishnan, K.M. Singh, R.K.V. Suresh, and N. Srinivasan. An algorithm based on total-elastic-incremental-plastic strain for large deformation plasticity. Journal of Materials Processing Technology86, pp. 190-199, 1999. 

  29. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Three and four step least squares finite element schemes in time domain. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering12, pp. 425-431, 1996.

  30. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Time integration in the dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient diffusion. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements18, pp. 73-102, 1996.

  31. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Application of cubic Hermitian algorithms to boundary element analysis of heat conduction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering38, pp. 2639-2651, 1995.

  32. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. On cubic Hermitian interpolation based time integration methods. International Journal for Engineering Analysis and Design2, pp. 1--6, 1995.

  33. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element formulation in time domain for the dual reciprocity boundary element method in heat conduction. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering104, pp. 147-172, 1993.