Dr. Harish SS



  • I am an Assistant Professor at NIT Tiruchirappalli, India. I do research in Two phase heat transfer, Heat Exchangers, Alternate Refrigerants, Cryogenic refrigerators operating with mixtures (hydrocarbons), Expansion capillary design and Vapor compression Refrigeration systems. The list of my research publications can be accessed through my google scholar ID given below.

Awards and Achievements

  • Best Faculty award (Assistant Professor-II) in recognition of the commendable performance in Teaching, Research and Institutional Development in 2020-21 at NIT Trichy

Educational Qualification

Examination Board / University Year Division/ Grade Subjects
Ph.D IIT Madras 2017 Distinction in course work Thermal Engineering


NIT Warangal 2011 Distinction Thermal Engineering
B.Tech JNTU Kakinada 2009 Distinction Mechanical Engineering

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Assistant Professor NIT Trichy 26/03/2018 Till Date
Edison Engineer General Electric, Bangalore 22/7/2011 5/12/2011

Research Interests

  • Refrigeration & Cryogenics
  • Heat Exchangers Design
  • Two Phase Heat Transfer
  • Heat Pipes
  • Alternate Refrigerants
  • VCR systems
  • Joule Thomson Refrigerators
  • Expansion capillary design

Research ID

Reviewer for International Journals

  • 1. Sadhana, Springer, Published by the Indian Academy of Sciences
  • 2. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Begell House
  • 3. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, Taylor and Francis
  • 4. Materials Today: Proceedings, Elsevier
  • 5. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Springer

Phd Guidance

Name Research Topic Status Supervisor/Co-Supervisor
K Nagarjuna Flammability studies of Refrigerants Ongoing Supervisor
A Dhanunjay Kumar Studies on Material Properties at low temperatures Ongoing Supervisor
Vishnu Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Ongoing Supervisor
Suleman Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Ongoing Co-Supervisor

PG-UG Thesis Guidance

  • Number of PG Thesis Supervised 15
  • Number of UG Thesis Supervised 5

Courses Taught

  • Refrigeration & Air conditioning
  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluids and Thermal Engineering

Academic Responsibilities

Role From To
Department MIS Coordinator 2018 Till Date
Mechanical Engineering association faculty advisor 2019 Till Date
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Lab-in charge (UG Lab) 2018 Till Date
Low Temperature Lab-in charge (Research Lab) 2018 Till Date

Contact Address 1:

Dr. K S S Harish

Assistant Professor

Room No M11

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.

Contact Address 2:

Dr. K S S Harish

Assistant Professor

Low Temperature Lab

Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.

Email  : harish@nitt.edu , harish.kruthiventi@gmail.com

Last Modified: 07-July-2022.