Dr. Kirti Bhushan Mishra is an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. He is also the founder of Technological Risk Research and Analysis Group TRAG and in-charge of fuels, combustion and IC engines lab at IIT-R. Dr. Mishra obtained his B.E from RGPV, Bhopal in 2001 and MTech from MANIT, Bhopal in 2003, both with distinctions. Dr. Mishra completed his PhD on fire safety and combustion from University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Germany in the year 2010. After his PhD he worked as Senior Scientific Officer at BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing in Berlin, Germany for more than five years. Since July 2015 he has been working as faculty in mechanical engineering department at IIT Roorkee.
He has 21 journal papers, 20 patents and 42 conference papers to his credit. He is also the recipient Early Career Research Award -2016 by Science and Engineering Research Board, Govt. of India. His areas of interests are combustion, fuels, fire, explosion, disaster prevention and CFD modelling. He is currently supervising 4 PhD students (one in Germany) working on different fields of combustion, fuels, fire, explosion safety and emission control.