Atal Bihari Harichandan

Associate Professor

Dr. Atal Bihari Harichandan has completed his PhD from Aerospace Engineering Department at IIT Kharagpur India with Computational Aerodynamics as specialization. He did his MTech from IIT Guwahati, India in Mechanical Engineering Department with Fluid and Thermal Science as specialization. He has worked as Post-doc researcher in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE for 18 months. Dr. Harichandan worked as Research Scientist at the Centre for Sea Level Changes (CSLC) at New York University, Abu Dhabi for 12 months and worked as Teaching and Research Associate in Mechanical Engineering Department at The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi for one year.

Presently, Dr. Harichandan is working as Associate Professor at KIIT (Deemed to be) University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience in various engineering colleges at University levels. His research areas are Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fluid and Thermal Science and Chemical Looping Combustion.

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[email protected]
Scopus Id :
35737077400
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Educational Qualification
Ph. D.

Research Interests
Aerodynamics, Chemical Looping Combustion, Sea-Ice Interaction

Administrative Responsibility
Faculty Incharge of Aerodynamics Lab
Journals/Conferences :
Journals:

[1] Manek B., Javia M.S., Harichandan A.B. and Ramani H. (2019), A CFD based comprehensive study of coal-fired updraft gasifier in ceramic industry, International Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Vol. 09, pp. 11-20.

[2] Sheth M.M., Roy A., and Harichandan A.B. (2018), Performance of fuel reactor in a chemical looping combustion system with different oxygen carriers, International Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Vol. 05, pp. 33-38.

[3] Limbasiya N.M., Roy A., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), Numerical simulation of heat transfer for microelectronic heat sinks with different fin geometries in tandem and staggered arrangements, International Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Vol. 04, pp. 11-17.

[4] Parekh C., Roy A, and Harichandan A.B. (2018), Numerical simulation of incompressible gusty flow past a circular cylinder, Alexandria Journal of Engineering, Vol. 57 (4), pp. 3321-3332.

[5] Limbasiya N.M., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), Enhancement of heat transfer in heat sinks using aerodynamically shaped fins, IEEE Xplore, (Accepted), DOI: 10.1109/I2CT.2017.8226235

[6] Harichandan A.B., and Shamim T. (2014), CFD analysis of bubble hydrodynamics in a fuel reactor for a hydrogen-fueled chemical looping combustion system, Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 86, pp. 1010-1022.

[7] Harichandan A.B., and Shamim T. (2014), Effect of fuel and oxygen carriers on the hydrodynamics of fuel reactor in a chemical looping combustion system, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Vol. 6 (4), 041013: 1- 8.

[8] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2012), CFR: A finite volume approach for computing incompressible viscous flow, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 39-52.

[9] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2012), Numerical investigation of flow past single and tandem cylindrical bodies in the vicinity of a plane wall, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 33, pp. 19-43.

[10] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2010), Numerical investigation of low Reynolds number flow past two and three circular cylinders using unstructured grid CFR scheme. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 31, pp. 154-171.

Conferences:

[1] Sheth M.M., Roy A., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), Modeling of fuel reactor in a chemical looping combustion using CFD. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, December 28-30, IIT Kharagpur.

[2] Dangi D.R., Thaker P.B., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), MMOC: A novel idea for fully expanded flow in supersonic nozzles. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, December 28-30, IIT Kharagpur.

[3] Limbasiya N.M., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), Enhancement of heat transfer in heatsinks using aerodynamically shaped fins, 2nd International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT), IEEE, April 7-9.

[4] Sheth M.M., and Harichandan A.B. (2017), Bubble hydrodynamics of a CH4-fueled chemical looping combustion system, Computational Science Symposium, IISc Bangalore, Mar 16-18.

[5] Harichandan A.B., Pande S. S. and Sheth M. M. (2016), CFD modeling of fuel reactor for a chemical looping combustion process. 9th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education and 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, February 24-26, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, India.

[6] Harichandan A.B., Sonarkar P. C. and Sheth M. M. (2016), A novel method for converting complete DTM raster data to Ansys WorkBench. 9th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education and 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, February 24-26, Gujarat, Ahmadabad, India.

[7] Harichandan A.B., and Sheth M. M. (2016), Low Reynolds number flow past Eppler Airfoil. 1st International Conference on Automation in Industries, April 5-6, Junagad, Gujarat, India.

[8] Harichandan A.B. and Shamim T. (2013), Effect of fuel and oxygen carriers on the hydrodynamics of fuel reactor in a chemical looping combustion system. Proceedings of the Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 14-19, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

[9] Harichandan A.B. and Shamim T. (2013), Numerical simulation of fuel reactor for a hydrogen-fueled chemical looping combustion process. Proceedings of the 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, May 19-22, Gyeongju Hilton, Gyeongju, Korea.

[10] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2010), Computation of incompressible flow past array of circular cylinders using an unstructured grid finite volume approach, Proceedings of the 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, January 4-6.

[11] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2010), A numerical study of vortex shedding from two circular cylinders in tandem with ground effect. Proceedings of the 37th National and 4th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 16-18, IIT Madras.

[12] Harichandan A.B. and Roy A. (2010), Incompressible flow past three circular cylinders of unequal diameters placed in staggered arrangements. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, December 27-29, IIT Kharagpur.