Kumar, Ravi - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Kumar, Ravi
Ravi Kumar Professor ravi@me.iitr.ac.in 91-1332-285740
Multiple Posts
2019-01-01OngoingDean (Administration)IIT Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingChairman, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Committee, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingMember, Technical Committee, Evaporative Cooling, American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Airconditioning (ASHRAE)Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2017-01-01OngoingProf.-in-charge (Safety)IIT Roorkee
2013-01-01OngoingChairman,Refrigeration & Air-conditioning CommitteeBureau of Indian Standard, New Delhi
2010-01-015 years Coordinator, Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development Society (TIDES)IIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Coordinator, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP)IIT Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingChairman (Centre Reseach Committee)Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management, IIT Roorkee
2010-01-015 years Chief WardenIIT Roorkee
2004-01-019 years Staff Advisor (Sports)IIT Roorkee
2004-01-013 years Vice-chairman (Grading & Registration)IIT Roorkee
2006-01-015 years Member IPR CellIIT Roorkee
2006-01-015 years Member TepTechIIT Roorkee
2004-01-014 years Office-in-chargeRefrigeration & AIr-conditioning Section, IIC, IIT Roorkee
2003-01-016 years Member, Editorial CommitteeSciTech Magazine, IIT Roorkee
2003-01-017 years Member, Editorial CommitteeInstitute Annual Report, IIT Roorkee
2004-01-013 years WardenIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Outstanding TeacherIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2011
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2006
Star PerformerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2005
Star performerIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2004
Educational Details
B.E.MechancialREC, Bhopal1987
M.Tech.Thermal Engg.REC, Bhopal1990
Ph..D.MechanicalUniversity of Roorkee2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Sustainable Technologies fr Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural Development- 2DST and Univ of Trento, Italy2019-01Ongoing
Enhancement of Inside Tube Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Eco-friendly RefrigerantsDST2016-01Ongoing
Experimental Investigation of 700 MWe Specific Full Length Channel Deformation (Sagging) BehaviouDAE2016-01Ongoing
Experiments in Design Fire Environment Facility Relevant to NPPSDAE2016-01Ongoing
Channel heat-up Study under Slumped Fuel Condition for PHWRDAE2016-01Ongoing
Sustainable Technologies for Distributed Level Application and Energy Support to Rural Development-1DST and Univ of Trento, Italy2015-015 years 7 months
Assessment of Radiation Heat Transfer for 19 Pin PHWR fuel bundle under Heat-up ConditionDAE2012-018 years 7 months
Studies on Effectiveness of Iodine and Heat Removal from PHWR Primary Containment during LOCA by SprDAE2010-0110 years 7 months
Enhancement of Heat Transfer During Condensation of Ozone Safe Refrigerants Over Single HorizontDST2011-019 years 7 months
Development of Fire Test Facility for Defining the Design Fire Environment Relevant for NPPsDAE2010-01Ongoing
Full Length Channel Heat Up ExperimentsDAE2009-0111 years 7 months
Experimental Investigation of the Rewetting of Fuel Rod ClusterDAE2009-0111 years 7 months
Experimental Investigation of the Asymmetric Heating of Pressure TubesDAE2008-0112 years 7 months
Studies on The Enhancement of Heat Transfer and Ventilation Strategies during High Performance EDST2009-0111 years 7 months
Development of Energy Efficient Heat Exchangers for Refrigeration & Air-conditioning IndustriesDST2008-0112 years 7 months
A Parametric Study of Performance of a Coriolis Mass Flow Rate MeterDST2007-0113 years 7 months
A Study of Forced Convection Condensation of Eco-friendly Refrigerants Inside a Horizontal TubeDST2005-0115 years 7 months
Channel heat-up Experiment: ballooning of pressure tubeDAE2004-0116 years 7 months
Channel Heat-up Experiment: pressure tube sagging in accidental coolant lossDAE2002-0118 years 7 months
Center for Heat Transfer Studies In Eco-friendly Refrigeration SystemsMHRD2002-0118 years 7 months
  • 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 Date
A Study of the Flow Characteristics of Refrigerant HFC-134a Flowing inside a Capillary TubeMd. Kaleem KhanO2004-01
Investigations on Pool and Cross Flow Boling outside Tube BundlesVikas LakheraO2004-01
Pool Boiling of NanofluidsR. Kathir RavanO2006-01
Augmentation of Heat Transfer During Forced Condensation of Refrigerants inside Horizontal TubesRamakant ShrivastavaO2004-01
Heat Transfer during Condensation of Refrigerants over Single Horizontal Finned tubesPravin P. RathodeO2006-01
Flow Characteristics of R-407C in Adiabatic and Diabatic Coiled Capillary TubesMadhup K. MittalO2007-01
Heat Transfer Enhancement by inserts during Condensation of R-245fa inside a Horizontal TubeParmanand KumarO2006-01
A Study on the Rewetting of Hot Surfaces by Impinging Jet Cooling ChitranjanO2009-01
Enhancement of Heat Transfer during Condensation of RefrigerantsAbhinav GuptaO2009-01
Study of Flow Boiling Heat Transfer of Refrigerants through TubesArijit KunduO2011-01
Vapour Condensation of Refrigerant over a Horizontal Integral-Fin TubeSanjeev K. SajjanO2011-01
A Study on the Flow of Refrigerants Through a Capillary TubeD. Santosh KumarO2013-01
Investigations on the Condensation of Refrigerants inside a Horizontal TubeAnand SolankiO2014-01
Investigations on the High Efficiency Solar Heater for Rural ApplicationsAnkit DevO2016-01
Enhancement of Boiling using inside Tube Structures and Related Numerical Under standingDarshan M.BO2016-01
Large Scale Solid Fuel Fire in an EnclosureMahesh Kumar TiwariO2016-01
Augmentation of Heat Transfer during Condensation over Single Horizontal Integral-fin TubesMaheshbhai J. VanjaraO2017-01
Large Scale Liquid Fuel Fire in an EnclosureRaj Kumar MishraO2018-01
Preservation of Perishable Food ProductsAmit KumarO2018-01
Condensation inside a Horizontal TubeAnil KumarO2018-01
Augmentation of Heat Transfer during Condensation over Single Horizontal Integral-fin TubesIbrahim MustafaO2018-01
Augmentation of Flow Boiling Heat TransferSajal GuptaO2019-01
Characterization Synthesis of Thermal Barrier CoatingAkash RajO2019-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
XIII ISME ConferenceISME2020-08
3rd Uttarakhand State S&T ConferenceUCOST2020-08
Indo-German Winter Academy 2009Univ. of Erlangen Germany2020-08
National Conference on Fire Research and Engineering: FiRE 2014BARC, Mumbai2020-08
25th National & 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer ConferenceISHMT2020-08
National International Collaboration
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE IV)DST-FBK Trento Italy
DST-MST (Ukraine) 2008-10Odessa State Academy of Refrigeration, Odessa, Ukraine
DST-DFG (Germany) 2008-10.Technical University, Dresden, Germany
IIT-DAAD (Germany) faculty exchange, 2007Technical University, Dresden, Germany
Indo-Ireland Cooperative Science Programme 2011-13Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
India-Trento Program on Advanced Research (ITPAR – PHASE III) DST-FBK Trento Italy
Refereed Journal Papers



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