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Kumar, Ravi
Ravi Kumar Professor 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
Administrative Background
2019Till dateDean (Administration)IIT Roorkee
2017Till dateProf.-in-charge (Safety)IIT Roorkee
2013Till dateChairman,Refrigeration & Air-conditioning CommitteeBureau of Indian Standard, New Delhi
20102015Coordinator, Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development Society (TIDES)IIT Roorkee
20102015Coordinator, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP)IIT Roorkee
2018Till dateChairman (Centre Reseach Committee)Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management, IIT Roorkee
20102015Chief WardenIIT Roorkee
20042013Staff Advisor (Sports)IIT Roorkee
20042007Vice-chairman (Grading & Registration)IIT Roorkee
20062011Member IPR CellIIT Roorkee
20062011Member TepTechIIT Roorkee
20042008Office-in-chargeRefrigeration & AIr-conditioning Section, IIC, IIT Roorkee
20032009Member, Editorial CommitteeSciTech Magazine, IIT Roorkee
20032010Member, Editorial CommitteeInstitute Annual Report, IIT Roorkee
20042007WardenIIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Sustainable Technologies fr Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural Development- 2DST and Univ of Trento, Italy2019
Enhancement of Inside Tube Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Eco-friendly RefrigerantsDST2016
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviouDAE2016
Experiments in Design Fire Environment Facility Relevant to NPPSDAE2016
Channel heat-up Study under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRDAE2016
Sustainable Technologies for Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural Development-1DST and Univ of Trento, Italy2015
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pin PHWR fuel bundle under Heat-up ConditionDAE2012
Studies on Effectiveness of Iodine and Heat Removal from PHWR Primary Containment during LOCA by SprDAE2010
Enhancement of Heat Transfer During Condensation of Ozone Safe Refrigerants Over Single HorizontDST2011
Development of Fire Test Facility for Defining the Design Fire Environment Relevant for NPPsDAE2010
Full Length Channel Heat Up ExperimentsDAE2009
Experimental Investigation of the Rewetting of Fuel Rod ClusterDAE2009
Experimental Investigation of the Asymmetric Heating of Pressure TubesDAE2008
Studies on The Enhancement of Heat Transfer and Ventilation Strategies during High Performance EDST2009
Development of Energy Efficient Heat Exchangers for Refrigeration & Air-conditioning IndustriesDST2008
A Parametric Study of Performance of a Coriolis Mass Flow Rate MeterDST2007
A Study of Forced Convection Condensation of Eco-friendly Refrigerants Inside a Horizontal TubeDST2005
Channel heat-up Experiment: ballooning of pressure tubeDAE2004
Channel Heat-up Experiment: pressure tube sagging in accidental coolant lossDAE2002
Center for Heat Transfer Studies In Eco-friendly Refrigeration SystemsMHRD2002
  • 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
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
A Study on the Rewetting of Hot Surfaces by Impinging Jet Cooling ChitranjanA2009
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
A Study on the Flow of Refrigerants Through a Capillary TubeD. Santosh KumarA2013
Investigations on the Condensation of Refrigerants inside a Horizontal TubeAnand SolankiO2014
Investigations on the High Efficiency Solar Heater for Rural ApplicationsAnkit DevO2016
Enhancement of Boiling using inside Tube Structures and Related Numerical Under standingDarshan M.BO2016
Large Scale Solid Fuel Fire in an EnclosureMahesh Kumar TiwariO2016
Augmentation of Heat Transfer during Condensation over Single Horizontal Integral-fin TubesMaheshbhai J. VanjaraO2017
Large Scale Liquid Fuel Fire in an EnclosureRaj Kumar MishraO2018
Preservation of Perishable Food ProductsAmit KumarO2018
Condensation inside a Horizontal TubeAnil KumarO2018
Augmentation of Heat Transfer during Condensation over Single Horizontal Integral-fin TubesIbrahim MustafaO2018
Augmentation of Flow Boiling Heat TransferSajal GuptaO2019
Characterization Synthesis of Thermal Barrier CoatingAkash RajO2019
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
25th National & 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer ConferenceISHMT28.12.2019
National International Collaboration
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE IV)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
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE III) DST-FBK Trento ItalyRP
Refereed Journal Papers