Dr. R. Anand

 

Dr.R.Anand

 

Email: anandachu@nitt.edu

Alternate Email: anandachuselvi@gmail.com

Educational Qualifications:

Degree Board/University Year Specialization

Post DOC

Australian National University, Australia

2015

Solar Fuels

Ph.D.

Anna University, Chennai

2008

Internal Combustion Engines

M.Tech

School of Energy, Bharathidasan University

1999

Energy Conservation and Management

B. E

Regional Engineering College Trichy, Bharathidasan University

1997

Mechanical Engineering

 

Details of PG / Ph.D. thesis

Degree Title of thesis

Ph.D

Experimental investigations on methods to reduce NOx and smoke emissions from DI diesel engine

PG

Mini independent biomass power plant strategy and economic analysis

 

Professional Experience

Designation Organization From To

Associate Professor

NIT Trichy

March 2018

Till date

Assistant Professor

NIT Trichy

May 2007

February 2018

Lecturer

Anna University Chennai

February 2005

May 2007

Teaching Research Associate

Anna University Chennai

July 2001

February 2005

Lecturer

MIET Trichy

Nov.1999

July 2001

Design Engineer

Walchand Nagar Industries, Pune

March 1999

October 1999

Project Trainee

IREDA New Delhi

August 1999

January 1999

 

Area of specialization

  • Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels, Waste to Energy Conversion, Fuel Cells, Pyrolysis, Gasification, Incineration,Electric vehicle technology

 

Subjects of Interest

  • Thermal Engineering 

  • Fuels and Combustion

  • Energy Engineering

  • Biofuels

  • Thermochemical conversion technologies

 

Professional Affiliation

Organisation Year Grade of membership Remarks

Combustion Institute India

2005

Life Member

 

Institute of Engineers, India

2007

Life Member

 

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE, India)

2010

Annual Member

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME, USA)

2012

Annual Member

 

 

Reviewer in international journals

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

  • Ultrasonics Sonochemistry

  • Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

  • Applied Energy

  • Fuel

  • Energy

  • Biomass & Bioenergy

  • Fuel Processing Technology

  • Applied Thermal Engineering

  • Energy Conversion Management

  • Process Safety and Environmental Protection

  • Energy and Fuel

List of Publications

Research Guidance

Sponsored Projects

Guest Lectures

Short Term Courses Organised And Attended

Administrative Experience

Visit to Industries

Innovative Teaching

Awards and achievements:

Year of Award

Name of the Award & Achievements

Awarding Organization

2006

Speaker

All India Radio, Chennai

2009

N.K.Iyengar Memorial Prize

Institute of Engineers, India

2012

Session Organizer

ASME, USA

2015

Endeavour Executive Fellowship

Australian Government

2015-2018

Outstanding Reviewer Award

Elsevier publisher

2017

Outstanding Scientist in Mechanical Engineering.

Venus International Research Awards

2018

Dr Radhakrishnan Excellence award

Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage

2020

Best Performer Faculty Award

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

2022

Best Innovator Award

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

Involvements in Laboratory Development:

  • Procurement of equipment
  • Consultancy work
  • Strengthening laboratory management
  • Effective training to laboratory technicians and assistants on the correct use of lab equipment
  • Sustainability of Laboratory consumables needs
  • Created the safety facility for students and staffs for safe and healthy environment
  • Consumable and Non-Consumable stock register maintained regularly

Involvements in development of experiments in the laboratory

  • Established sophisticated emission analyser facility for engine research
  • Upgraded the data logging system for engine testing
  • Established the pyrolysis reactor setup to convert waste oil to fuel
  • Designed and developed the microwave and ultrasonic assisted biodiesel pilot plant setup.
  • Procured Viscometer, Flash and Fire point, Cloud and Pour point, Defreezer, Gas-Chromatography and developed highly sophisticated Fuel Testing Laboratory
  • Developed research-oriented modules like two stroke and four stroke cut section model.
  • Established the Common Rail Direct Injection setup for engine study.

Extracurricular Activities

Contact Address

    Dr. R.Anand
    Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
    TamilNadu-620 015, India.
    Phone: +91-431-2503423
    Fax: +91-431-2500133