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Kumar, Ravi
Ravi Kumar Professor ravikfme[at] 91-1332-285740
Areas of Interest
  • Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning, Two-phase Flow & Heat Transfer, Instrumentation and Measurements
Honors and Awards
Outstanding TeacherIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2011
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2005-2006
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2004-2005
Star performerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2003-2004
Educational Details
B.E.MechancialREC, Bhopal1987
M.Tech.Thermal Engg.REC, Bhopal1990
Ph..D.MechanicalUniversity of Roorkee2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Enhancement of Inside Tube Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Eco-friendly RefrigerantsDepartment of Science & Technology2016
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviourDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Experiments in Design Fire Environment Facility Relevant to NPPSDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Channel heat-up Study under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRDepartment of Atomic Energy2016
Sustainable Technologies for Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural DevelopmentDST-FBK Trento (Italy)2015
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pin PHWR fuel bundle under Heat-up ConditionDepartment of Atomic Energy2012
Critical Heat Flux Data Collection under Pool Boiling ConditionsDepartment of Atomic Energy2012
Enhancement of Heat Transfer During Condensation of Ozone Safe Refrigerants Over Single HorizontDepartmetn of Science & Technology2011
Studies on Effectiveness of Iodine and Heat Removal from PHWR Primary Containment during LOCA byDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2010
Development of Fire Test Facility for Defining the Design Fire Environment Relevant For NPPsDepartment of Atomic Energy2010
Full Length Channel Heat Up ExperimentsDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2010
Experimental Investigation of the Rewetting of Fuel Rod ClusterDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2009
Experimental Investigation of the Asymmetric Heating of Pressure TubesDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2009
A Parametric Study of Performance of a Coriolis Mass Flow Rate MeterDepartmetn of Science & Technology, Government of India2007
A Study of Forced Convection Condensation of Eco-friendly Refrigerants Inside a Horizontal TubeDepartmetn of Science & Technology, Government of India2005
Channel heat-up Experiment: ballooning of pressure tubeDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2004
Channel Heat-up Experiment: pressure tube sagging in accidental coolant lossDepartment of Atomic Energy, Government of India2002
Center for Heat Transfer Studies In Eco-friendly Refrigeration SystemsMinistry of Human Resources & Development2002
  • Institution of Engineers (IE), India, Fellow
  • Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), Life Member
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Member and Student Branch Advisor
  • Institut International du Froid International Institute of Refrigeration (IIFIIR), Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT), Life Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
A Study of the Flow Characteristics of Refrigerant HFC-134a Flowing inside a Capillary TubeMd. Kaleem KhanA2004
Performance Evaluation of Double Pass Solar Air Collector with and without Porous MaterialRamani BharatA2005
Investigations on Pool and Cross Flow Boling outside Tube BundlesVikas LakheraA2004
Pool Boiling of NanofluidsR. Kathir RavanA2006
Augmentation of Heat Transfer During Forced Condensation of Refrigerants inside Horizontal TubesRamakant ShrivastavaA2004
Heat Transfer during Condensation of Refrigerants over Single Horizontal Finned tubesPravin P. RathodeA2006
Flow Characteristics of R-407C in Adiabatic and Diabatic Coiled Capillary TubesMadhup K. MittalA2007
Heat Transfer Enhancement by inserts during Condensation of R-245fa inside a Horizontal TubeParmanand KumarA2006
Experimental Simulation of Heat Transfer During the Accidental Coolant LossGopal NandanA2004
A Study on the Rewetting of Hot Surfaces by Impinging Jet Cooling ChitranjanA2009
Asymmetrical ballooning of fuel rod clusterAshwini K. YadavA2009
Enhancement of Heat Transfer during Condensation of RefrigerantsAbhinav GuptaA2009
Study of Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Refrigerants through TubesArijit KunduA2011
Vapour Condensation of Refrigerant over a Horizontal Integral-Fin TubeSanjeev K. SajjanA2011
Rewetting of Fuel Rod Bundle in AHWRMithlesh KumarO2010
Experimental Investigation of Fire in Nuclear Power Plant B. K. DhuranderA2012
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pins PHWR Fuel Bundle under Heat-up ConditionMukesh SharmaO2012
A Study on the Flow of Refrigerants Through a Capillary TubeD. Santosh KumarO2013
Hydrological and Thermal Failures Studies in Nuclear Power PlantsSujay NegiO2013
Investigations on the Condensation of Refrigerants inside a Horizontal TubeAnand SolankiO2014
Effect of Surface Roughness on CHF of a Calendria Tube of a PHWRSubodh K YadavO2014
Investigations on the High Efficiency Solar Heater for Rural ApplicationsAnkit DevO2016
Channel heat-up under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRKetan AjayO2016
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviouMadhuri Bhadauria (Ms.)O2016
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
XIII ISME ConferenceISME31.12.2003
3rd Uttarakhand State S&T ConferenceUCOST10.11.2008
Indo-German Winter Academy 2009Univ. of Erlangen Germany13.12.2009
National Conference on Fire Research and Engineering: FiRE 2014BARC, Mumbai1.3.2014
Special Lectures Delivered
Refrigeration & AirconditioningNational Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning18.7.2016
National International Collaboration
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE III) DST-FBK Trento ItalyRP
DST-MST (Ukraine) 2008-10Odessa State Academy of Refrigeration, Odessa, UkraineRP
DST-DFG (Germany) 2008-10.Technical University, Dresden, GermanyRP
IIT-DAAD (Germany) faculty exchange, 2007Technical University, Dresden, GermanyRP
Indo-Ireland Cooperative Science Programme 2011-13Trinity College Dublin, IrelandRP
Refereed Journal Papers