Mechanical Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. Kishore Debnath
Ph.D (IIT Roorkee)

E-mail:
hod.me@nitm.ac.in

Faculty

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Mr. Sambit Majumder Trainee Teacher

PhD (Pursuing), IIT Guwahati, M.Tech,IIT Guwahati

sambit.majumder@gmail.com
+919774305443

Research Interest

Development of a General Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Solver Ongoing PhD Thesis Work, Supervisors : Dr. Dipankar Narayan Basu & Dr. Ganesh Natarajan Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.

Education Qualification

PhD (Pursuing), IIT Guwahati, M.Tech,IIT Guwahati

Publications and Presentations

  1. Separation Characteristics of Liquid– Liquid Dispersions: Gravity and Centrifugal Settlers, Balamurugan Manavalan, Tushar V. Tamhane, Jaysree Patra, Aniruddha J. Joshi, Jyeshtharaj B. Joshi, Niranjan K. Pandey, Shekhar Kumar, Kamachi U. Mudali, Natarajan Rajamani, Vivek S. Vitankar, and Raosaheb N. Patil, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56 (27), pp 7814–7823
  2. CFD Modelling and Experimental Study of Solar Conduction Dryer, Anand Chavan, Vivek Vitankar, Bhaskar Thorat, Asia Pacific Drying Conference, Wuxi, China,2017
  3. Natural Convection and Direct Type (NCDT) Solar Dryers: A Review, Anand Chavan, Vivek Vitankar, Arvind Sikarwar , Vaibhav Tidke , Bhaskar Thorat , under preparation
  4. V.S.Vitankar, Matthew Martin, Invited talk at Ansys Annual Users Meeting, 2015, Pune, on “Application of CFD Modeling at Callidus”
  5. V. S. Vitankar, M. T. Dhotre and J. B. Joshi, A low Reynolds number k-? model for the preiction of flow pattern and pressure drop in bubble column reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, 2002, 57,3235-3250
  6. J. B. Joshi, V. S. Vitankar, A. A. Kulkarni, M. T. Dhotre, and K. Ekambara, Coherent flow structures in bubble column reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, 2002, 57, 3157-3183
  7. V. S. Vitankar and J. B. Joshi, A comprehensive one-dimensional model for prediction of flow pattern in bubble columns, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2002, 80, 5, 499-512
  8. M. T. Dhotre ,V. S. Vitankar, and J. B. Joshi, CFD simulation of steady state heat transfer in bubble columns, Chemical Engineering journal, 2005, 108, 117-126
  9. S. Monahan, V. S. Vitankar, R. O. Fox, CFD Predictions of flow regime transitions in Bubble Column, AIChE J., 2005, 51, 7, 1897-1923.
  10. S. Monahan, V. S. Vitankar, R.O. Fox, Effect of Bubble-Bubble Interactions in Bubble Flows, Accepted for Engineering Conference International, Computational Fluid Dynamics in Chemical Reaction Engineering III, Switzerland, May 2003.
  11. V. S. Vitankar, S.Monahan, R.O.Fox, Turbulence model for bubbly flows, presented at Computational Fluid Dynamics in Chemical Reaction Engineering, AIChE 2003 Annual Meeting.
  12. V. Vitankar, B. Basu, Predictions of a Pulverized Coal Burner, In preparation
  13. V. Singh, S.Srivastava, R.Chaval, V. Vitankar, B. Basu, M.C. Agrawal, Simulations of gas-solid flow and design modifications of cement mill cyclones, Fifth International conference on CFD in the process industries, CISRO, Australia, 2006
  14. V. Vitankar, G. Bhuvaneshwari, B. Basu, V.Taneja, Simulation of Air Pre Heater and Hard Black Reactor in Carbon Black Plant, Ansys International Conference, Pittsburgh, USA, May 2-4th 2006
  15. Vivek Vitankar, B. Basu, Simulation of Air Pre Heater in Carbon Black Plant Ansys Users meet, 2005, Bangalore
  16. M. Jain, V.Vitankar, B. Basu, Redesign of Agitator for Continuous Agitated Tank, Ansys Users meet, 2006, Bangalore
  17. D.K. Srivastava, V. Vitankar, B. Basu, K. Suresh, Design of multiple impellers for improved viscose mixing, Ansys Users meet, 2006, Bangalore
  18. Ram Chaval, Sanjeev Srivatsava,M C Agrawal, V. Vitankar, B. Basu, M.C. Agarawal, Performance Improvement of Cement Mill, Line-I ESP Using CFD, Ansys Users meet, 2006, Bangalore
  19. V. Vitankar, B. Basu, V.Taneja, Simulation of Air Pre Heater in Carbon Black Plant, Technical meet, Carbon Black Business, Thailand.
  20. Sameer Kumar, Vivek Vitankar, B.Basu, Design of Bubble Column Reactor by Population Balance Approach , Accepted for presentation and publication in 6th International Conference on CFD in Oil & Gas, Metallurgical and Process Industries,SINTEF/NTNU, Trondheim NORWAY,10-12 June 2008
  21. CFD analysis for Performance improvement of Electrostatic precipitators in the Cement Industry, J.V. Joshi, S. Srivastava, V. Vitankar, M.C. Agarawal, B.Basu, Accepted for presentation and publication in 6th International Conference on CFD in Oil & Gas, Metallurgical and Process Industries,SINTEF/NTNU, Trondheim NORWAY,10-12 June 2008

ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Cenrticate of honour by CBSE For being among top 0.1% of successful candidates of AISSCE 2011 in
    Chemistry, Marks obtained-99%.
  2. Awarded "Joydeep Bhattacharya Memorial Award 2009" for securing highest marks in Mathematics in
    Tripura in AISSE 2009. Awarded by 'Tripura Mathematical Society'. Marks obtained-100%
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru Science Exhibition 2004: Secured 3rd position in Regional Science Exhibition and got
    selected and participated in National Science Exhibition organised by KVS.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

1. Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India) (Membership ID : AM159672-4)
2. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Member of Organizing Committe of "TEQIP-III sponsored Role of Computational Fluid Dynamics Technique
for solution of Industrial Problems". (2021)
2. Member of Organizing Committe of "TEQIP-III sponsored Hands-on Training on ANSYS for Computational
Fluid Dynamics". (2019)
3. Member in a Sub-Committee of "Industry-Academia Conclave 2019".
4. Member in a Sub-Committee of "6th Convocation of NIT Meghalaya". (2019)
5. Member in Departmental Library Committee, Mechanical Engineering. (2017-Present).
6. Member in Examination Cell, NIT Meghalaya. (2016-2020)

EXPERIENCE

Trainee Teacher at National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, India (2015 - present)

Courses taken:

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Power production Engineering

Laboratories :

Workshp Practices I & II, Fluid Mechanics Lab, Thermal Engineering Lab, Metrology & Instrumentation Lab,Thermal & Fluid Properties Meassurement Lab, Computational Lab

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Computational Assessment of Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Method for Complex Moving Bound-ary Problems, Proceedings of the 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics andFluid Power (FMFP), December 09-11, 2020, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India
  2. Development of an immersed boundary-thermal lattice Boltzmann solver for uid-particle interaction inenergy management systems, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 463, 012044, 2020
  3. Comparative study of two immersed boundary approaches in the Lattice Boltzmann Framework, Proceed-ings of the 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP),December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
  4. 3-Dimensional numerical study of cooling performance of a heat sink with air-water ow through mini-channel, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1754, 050010, 2016
  5. Effect of corner radius of a T-junction mini-square channel on uid ow and heat transfer in the developingregion: A three-dimensional numerical simulation, Procedia Engineering, 105, pp. 89-95, 2015

PROJECTS

Development of a General Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Solver OngoingPhD Thesis Work, Supervisors : Dr. Dipankar Narayan Basu & Dr. Ganesh NatarajanIndian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India(Ongoing).

Development of a General Immersed Boundary-Lattice Boltzmann Solver 2017 M.Tech Thesis Work, Supervisors : Dr. Dipankar Narayan Basu & Dr. Ganesh Natarajan Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India(2017).

A Method of CPU Cooling By Numerical Investigation and Geometric Modication 2015B.Tech Thesis Work, Supervisor : Dr. Abhik MajumderNational Institute of Technology Agartala, India(2015).

Numerical Study on the Bed-Hydrodynamics and Heat Transfer Along Circulating Fluidized BedRiser of Dierent Geometrical Congurations: A 2D and 3D Approach 2014Internship, Supervisor : Prof. Pinakeswar Mahanta,Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India.(2014).

CONFERENCES

  1. 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December9-11, 2020, IIT Guwahati
  2. International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology, 2019, December 10-15, 2019, Bangkok,Thailand
  3. 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
  4. The 11th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 18-20 December, 2015
  5. The 6th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 19-21 December, 2014

WORKSHOPS AND COURSES ATTENDED

  1. Two day symposium on 'Biomicrouidics' conducted by IIT Guwahati under TEQIP, February 19-20, 2021.
  2. Short Term Course on "Aerospace Technology : Theory and Practice" conducted by IIT Guwahati underTEQIP, February 17-21, 2021
  3. National Workshop on "Virtual Experiments in Mechanical Engineering" conducted by IIT Guwahati underTEQIP, November 02-06, 2020
  4. Short Term Course on 'Fabrication and Application of Micro-Devices in Thermo-Fluidic Engineering' con-ducted by IIT Guwahati under TEQIP, February 24-28, 2020
  5. Short Term Course on 'Computational Fluid Dynamics for Incompressible Flows' conducted by IIT Guwahatiunder TEQIP, June 17-21, 2019
  6. Two Days Workshop on 'Outcome Based Accreditation (Challenges and Opportunities' organized by NITMeghalaya under TEQIP, September 22-23, 2018
  7. GIAN course on 'Immersed Boundary Method for Incompressible Turbulent Flows' conducted by IIT Kharag-pur, December 18-22, 2017
  8. Faculty Development Programme on 'High-Performance Computing' organized by E&ICT Academy, IITGuwahati, April 02-13, 2017
  9. GIAN Course on 'Boiling Heat Transfer' conduted by IIT Guwahati, May 23-June 03, 2016
  10. KIC TEQIP Short Term Course on 'Fundamentals of Microuidics and its Applications in Bio- MedicalEngineering', IIT Guwahati, January 22-23, 2016
  11. In-plant training in 'Agartala Gas Turbine Power Plant' (AGTPP), NEEPCO Ltd., December 2013
  12. In-plant training in production department of CTTC Bhubaneswar, May 2012
  13. CSIR Programme on Youth for Leadership in Science (CPYLS), CSIR Jorhat, November 05-06, 2009