Faculty Department

Ramesh Kumar

Assistant Professor- Senior Scale

BE (Mechanical Engineering), Mumbai University

M. Tech, Aerospace Propulsion, IIT Bombay – Mumbai, 2017

Ph.D, Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee , (Pursuing)

Area of Specialization:

Aero thermal analysis of Turbomachinery, Space Propulsion systems, Renewable Energy system design and optimization, Micro Solar thermal storage system integration with CSP, Space Habitat mission settlement

Career Graph:

  • Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) – 2017- Present
  • Teaching Assistant (Aerospace)-IIT Bombay, July 2015 to June 2017
  • Mechanical Design Engineer, Ergonomix Intellectual Capital Assets, Mumbai, Sept 2012 to Dec 2014.
  • Graduate Trainee Engineer, Procon Engineers, Mumbai, Aug 2011 to Aug 2012

Recent Publications:

  • Aayushi Bohrey, Ramesh Kumar, Aman Thakran, Hrishita Soni "Vertical Axis Airborne Wind Turbine: Future of Renewable Energy" AIAA-USA Propulsion and Energy 2021 Forum, https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2021-3369
  • Ramesh Kumar, Hitesh Dhawan, Aayushi Bohrey, Paras Adlakha "Space Habitat solar thermal energy system a novel approach" AIAA-USA Propulsion and Energy 2021 Forum, https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2021-3714
  • Hitesh Dhawan, Ramesh Kumar "Cold Welding Based Space Debris Removal System" NCAS-National Institute for Aerospace Research" Elie Carafoli" 2021/4/1,Volume-13, DOI:10.13111/2066-8201.2021.13.2.4
  • Paras Adlakha, Hitesh Dhawan, Abhishek Jain, Rayudu Sri Harsha, Prakhar Thakur, Lawanya Awasthi, Ramesh Kumar, Nipun Jethi "AIAA-USA Scitech 2021 Forum, https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2021-0740
  • Abhishek Jain, Ramesh Kumar, Paras Adlakha "Power Station design for Martian Space Habitat " The 16th International Conference on Space Operations, Spaceops 2021 Virtual edition
  • Abhishek Jain, Paras Adlakha, Ramesh Kumar, Manan Malik, Kunal Madan " Space Outpost: Operations for Engineering center of Martian Habitat" The 16th International Conference on Space Operations, Spaceops 2021
  • Paras Adlakha, Ramesh Kumar, Abhishek Jain, Tanishka Roy "Inspiring Young Minds: An Indian Space-Initiative" The 16th International Conference on Space Operations, Spaceops 2021 Virtual edition
  • Abhishek Jain, Ramesh Kumar, Paras Adlakha, Liya Duggal " Defining Mission for twin Exploration of Europa and auxiliary Enceladus Sample Return" The 16th International Conference on Space Operations, Spaceops 2021 Virtual edition
  • Vipul mani, Harshit Goel, Lawanya Awasthi, Dushyant singh, Adwait Sidhana, Ramesh Kumar “Colonizing Mars: In-situ Resource Utilization of the Martian Moons” International Astronautical Congress IAC-2021
  • Vipul mani, Harshit Goel, Lawanya Awasthi, Dushyant singh, Adwait Sidhana, Ramesh Kumar “Exploratory mission to Mercury: Possibilities for future sample return missions ” International Astronautical Congress IAC-2021


    Patent ID- 202111050371
  • An Aircraft for Short Runway
    Patent ID- 202011031750

Projects guided:

Project Title Supported By Amount
Compact Runway Takeoff And Landing (CORTAL) SEED – R & D UPES Dehradun 100K


B. Tech Projects
Students Projects
Paras Adlakha ( 2021-Present) Combustion studies of hydrogen peroxide for rocket motor
Aarti Thakur ( 2021- Present)
Akshay Sethi
Hybrid VTOL-UAV for Air Delivery and Sampling Purposes
Aritra Nandi   ( 2021- Present)
Devanshi Gupta
Design and Development of medical purpose Ambulance Flying Car
Jaspreet Singh  ( 2021- Present)
Satyam Yadav
Neeraj semwal
Pankaj Singh Yadav
Parachute Deployment System for safe Recovery of a Drone
Nipun Jethi   ( 2020-21)
Varij Joshi
Ananay D.C. Katoch     
To Model And Analyze The Aircraft Fuselage Structure For Composite Materials
Kritika Aggarwal   ( 2020-21)
Prashanth Sharma
Tejashvini Batheja
Vedant Kasture
Advanced power generation system for colonization on mars using atmospheric carbon dioxide
Mrigank Shankar ( 2020-21)
Sonal Sharma
Vinayak Sharma
CFD Analysis of Wind Turbine blades
Aayushi Bohrey ( 2019-20)
Aman Thakran
Hrishita Soni
Numerical Investigation for the performance enhancement of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT)
M. Tech Projects 
Students Projects
Gaurav Bhatt ( 2017-18) Analysis of Unstructured Discretization Procedures for Convection & Diffusion terms


RISE Projects    
Students Projects FUNDED BY R &D UPES (SODH)
Aayushi Bohrey
Aman Thakran
Hrishita Soni
Vertical Axis Airborne Wind Turbine 20 K
Vanshika Katyal
Sidhi Shajan
Sengar Raghvendra Pratap Singh
Design And Fabrication Of Zero Head Hydraulic Turbine 20K
Harsh Goel
Kunal Garg
Solar Plane and Solar Propulsion System: The Future need 20K


Teaching Engagements:

Title Course Code Class Name Semester
Rocket Propulsion ASEG 324 B. Tech (Aerospace) Autumn
Propulsion-I ASEG 2003 B. Tech (Aerospace & Avionics) Spring
Introduction to Vibration ASEG 361 B. Tech (Aerospace) Spring
Usage of CFD in Multidisciplinary Application MCFD 801 M. Tech (CFD) Autumn
Thermodynamics and Heat transfer MECH 2022 B. Tech ( Aerospace & Avionics) Autumn
Aircraft Material ASEG 3005 B. Tech (Aerospace) Autumn
Theory of Machine MECH 2013 B. Tech (Aerospace) Spring
Design of machine Elements MEPD 3010 B. Tech (Aerospace) Autumn
Manufacturing technology MECH 3024 B. Tech (Aerospace) Autumn


Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Member of American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA)

Honours and Achievements:

  • Nominated for Academic Excellence in Teaching – UPES 2022
  • Mentor of Team InnoventionX from UPES for Engine Design Competition AIAA –USA ,2020 & 2021
  • Organizational Color award- IIT Bombay, Oct 2017
  • Special Mention Award-IIT Bombay, Oct 2016

Personal interests:

I love singing and listening music, reading books, traveling, and gardening