National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Faculty
Dr. Amit Kumar
DESIGNATION

Assistant Professor Dept of Aerospace Engg.,IITM

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST

Computational combustion applied to low speed flows, Fire safety research (microgravity to terrestial environments)

CONTACT
OFFICE

ASE 106

PERSONAL HOME PAGE
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Kumar, A., Shih, H. Y., and T'ien, J. S., "A Comparison of Extinction Limits and Spreading Rates in Opposed and Concurrent Spreading Flames over Thin Solids," Combustion and Flame, 132, 667-677 (2003)
  2. Kumar, A., Tolejko, K., and T'ien, J. S., "A Computational Study of Flame-Solid Radiative Interaction in Flame Spread over Thin Solid-fuel," Journal of Heat Transfer, 126, 611-620 (August 2004)                                                                      
  3. Kumar, A., and T'ien, J. S., "A Computational Study of Low Oxygen Flammability Limit for Thick Solid Slabs," under review (submitted to Combustion and Flame)

EDUCATION PROFILE

  • B. E. (Chemical) REC Rourkela, Orissa, India (1994) 
  • M. E. (Aerospace) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India(1997)
  • Ph.D. (Mechanical & Aerospace), Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (2004) 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Associate Professor, IIT, Madras, since June 2010
  • Assistiant Professor, IIT, Madras, July 2005- May 2010
  • Research Associate, Case Western Reserve University,Cleveland, 2003-2005
  • Project Associate, Indian Institute of Science, Banagalore, India, 1997-1998
  • Executive Trainee, Heavy Engineering Corporation, Ranchi, India, 1994-1995

AWARDS

Under Construction

AFFILIATIONS

  • IIT Madras,
  • National Centre for Combustion Research And Development.

PROJECTS

Under Construction

List of Students

PhD Students

  1. Kambam Naresh Meetei
  2. Nikhil V V
  3. Praveen Kumar B
  4. Syed Ashruf
  5. Vegad Chetankumar Sundarlal


Ms Students   

  1. Kiran Kumar M N
  2. Sabarilal S