National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Faculty
Dr. Varunkumar S
DESIGNATION

Assistant Professor Dept of Mechanical Engg., IITM

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST

Biomass gasification and combustion, CO kinetics and emission prediction, combustion instability in solid rocket motors

CONTACT
OFFICE

TDCE, Room # 111

PERSONAL HOME PAGE
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. S Varunkumar, N K S Rajan and H S Mukunda. Single particle and packed bed combustion in modern gasifier stoves -density effects. Combustion Science and Technology, 183(11):1147-1163, 2011.
  2. S Varunkumar, N K S Rajan, and H S Mukunda. Experimental and computational studies on a gasifier based stove. Energy Conversion and Management, 53(1):135-141, 2012.
  3. S Varunkumar, N K S Rajan, and H S Mukunda. Universal flame propagation behaviour in a packed bed of biomass. Combustion Science and Technology. 185 (8):1241-1260, 2013.

AWARDS

  1. Prof. Chintakindi V Joga Rao Medal from IISc, Bangalore for best thesis in aerospace engineering for the year 2012 – 2013

AFFILIATIONS

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