Surajit Mondal, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

 

Technical Qualification:

Completed 25-weeks integrated course offered by the University of California, Irvine “TheVirtual Teacher Specialization” a five course series that covers best practices for online instruction, student engagement and virtual community building; effective uses of asynchronous and synchronous technologies, social media and other emerging technologies; and data analysis techniques and student performance measurements to individualize instruction in an online orblended environment. The Specialization concludes with a final project.

  • Course-1 Foundations of Virtual Instruction
  • Course-2 Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom
  • Course-3 Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom
  • Course-4 Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom
  • Course-5 Virtual Teacher Final Project

Specialization

Specialization

  • Sig Sigma Yellow Belt by University System of Georgia (4 Courses, 1. Six Sigma Principles, 2. Six Sigma Tools for Define and Measure, 3. Six Sigma Tools for Analyze, 4. Six Sigma Tools for Improve and Control)
  • This specialization is for those, who are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh the knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes, performance, and quality assurance. In this specialization, one will learn proven principles and tools specific to six sigma and lean.
  • Sig Sigma Green Belt by University System of Georgia (4 Courses: 1. Six Sigma and the Organization (Advanced), 2. Six Sigma Advanced Define and Measure Phases, 3. Six Sigma Advanced Analyze Phase, 4. Six Sigma Advanced Improve and Control Phases)
  • This specialization is for those, who are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh one’s knowledge of the more advanced components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes, performance, and quality assurance. In this specialization, one will learn proven principles and tools specific to six sigma and lean.
  • Leadership Development for Engineers by Rice University (3 courses, 1. Self-Awareness and the Effective Leader, 2. Relationship Management, 3. Personal Leadership Development Planning and Leading High Performing Teams)
  • Professional engineers who want to advance in their careers need to be able to effectively and efficiently lead a team. The Self Awareness course take one through an in depth examination of one’s personal strengths and weaknesses. One can learn how to leverage his strengths in a leadership role and how his weaknesses may affect his leadership style. The Managing Relationships course is all about relationships: building them and the importance of effective communication, productive meetings and gaining influence among his peers. In the Action Planning course, one can set his goals and develop action-oriented plans to reach them. One can learn how to set up a creative environment for his team to work and how to motivate them to reach their potential.
  • Engineering Project Management by Rice University (3 courses, 1. Engineering Project Management: Initiating and Planning, 2. Engineering Project Management: Scope, Time and Cost Management, 3. Engineering Project Management: Risk, Quality, Teams, and Procurement)
  • This Specialization provides the tools to more effectively and successfully manage projects; to give you a solid foundation of knowledge, skills, and confidence that sets you apart and gives you a competitive edge as you move toward leadership positions. It is an introduction to Project Management and is targeted for engineers who are interested in improving their project management skills in a new leadership position or in advance of their first leadership position. (Course Numbers: IP-2017, SCTM-2017, PRQT-2017 | Professional Development Units: 38 | R.E.P Number 4528 )
  • Virtual Teacher by University of California, Irvine
  • The Virtual Teacher Specialization is a five course (1. Foundations of Virtual Instruction, 2. Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom, 3. Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom, 4.Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom, 5.Virtual Teacher Final Project) series that covers best practices for online instruction, student engagement and virtual community building; effective uses of asynchronous and synchronous technologies, social media and other emerging technologies; and data analysis techniques and student performance measurements to individualize instruction in an online or blended environment. The Specialization concludes with a final project. Students must design a comprehensive online or blended module of instruction that incorporates the skills developed throughout the courses
  • Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries by University of Cape Town
  • Protecting Business Innovations via Patent by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Protecting Business Innovations via Copyright by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Protecting Business Innovations via Trademark by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Protecting Business Innovations via Strategy by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Engineering Project Management: Initiating and Planning by Rice University
  • Leading Teams by University of Michigan
  • COVID-19: What You Need to Know (CME Eligible) by Osmosis
  • COVID-19 - A clinical update by the University of Florida
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing by Johns Hopkins University
  • AI For Everyone by deeplearning.ai
  • Think Again I: How to Understand Arguments by Duke University
  • Think Again II: How to Reason Deductively by Duke University
  • Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively by Duke University
  • Think Again IV: How to Avoid Fallacies by Duke University
  • Presentations: Speaking so that People Listen by University of California, Irvine
  • Relationship Management by Rice University
  • Internet History, Technology, and Security by University of Michigan
  • Corporate Strategy by University of London, UCL School of Management
  • Corporate Strategy by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ready, Set, Future! Introduction to Futures Thinking by Institute for the Future
  • Sports and Society by Duke University
  • Our Energy Future by University of California San Diego
  • Self-Awareness and the Effective Leader by Rice University
  • Design Thinking for Innovation by University of Virginia
  • International Entertainment and Sports Marketing by Yonsei University
  • Influencing People by University of Michigan
  • Managing Data Analysis by Johns Hopkins University
  • Personal Leadership Development Planning and Leading High Performing Teams by Rice University
  • Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) by University of Michigan
  • Conflict Resolution Skills by University of California, Irvine
  • Building Your Leadership Skills by HEC Paris
  • Digital Transformation by BCG, University of Virginia
  • Learning, Knowledge, and Human Development by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • International Leadership and Organizational Behavior by Università Bocconi
  • Leadership and Emotional Intelligence by Indian School of Business
  • Solar Energy Basics by The State University of New York
  • Photovoltaic solar energy by École Polytechnique
  • Introduction to solar cells by Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • Global Energy and Climate Policy by University of London, SOAS University of London
  • Storytelling and influencing: Communicate with impact by Macquarie University
  • Leadership in 21st Century Organizations by Copenhagen Business School
  • Wind Energy by Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (Project-Centered Course) by École Polytechnique
  • High-Impact Business Writing by University of California, Irvine
  • New Models of Business in Society by University of Virginia
  • The Sustainable Development Goals – A global, transdisciplinary vision for the future by the University of Copenhagen
  • Electric Power Systems by University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity by University of California, Irvine

Courses Taught

  • Solar Energy and its application
  • Waste Heat Recovery and Co-generation
  • Introduction to Biomass
  • Energy Scenario and Energy forms
  • Renewable Energy Technology& Cogeneration

Research Experience

Sponsored Research Projects
Year of Funding Sponsoring Organization Title of Project Amount of Grant (In Lacs) Role
2018 DST, Young Scientist An Economical Approach to Wireless Electricity Generation by Powering Fused Fluorescent Bulb for Rural Electrification 33.67 Principle Investigator
2014 DST, MNRE Feasibility of harnessing concentrated solar thermal energy to produce and store pyrolysed biofuels for automotive engine applications 42.85 Junior Research Fellow, Core Team member of the project

Publications:

  • M. Mukherjee, I. Adhikary, S. Mondal, A. K. Mondal, M. Pundir, V. Chowdary, A Vision of IoT: Applications, Challenges and Opportunities with Dehradun perspective, ICICCD 2016 (Springer)
  • Advances in Floating Aero generators: Present Status and Future: Mondal, A.K., Mondal, S., Devalla V., Sharma, P, Gupta. M.K., International Journal of Precision and Engineering Manufacturing (2016) 17: 1555. doi:10.1007/s12541-016-0182-x
  • 3D printing: its microfluidic functions and environmental impacts: Sharma, A., Mondal, S., Mondal, A.K., Baksi, S., Patel, R.K., Chu, W.S., Pandey, J.K. International Journal of Precision and Engineering Manufacturing-Green Technology (2017) doi: 10.1007/s40684-017-0038-6
  • Thermochemical pyrolysis of biomass using solar energy for efficient biofuel production: a review; Mondal, S., Mondal, A. K., Chintala, V., Tauseef, S. M., Kumar, S., & Pandey, J. K., Biofuels, 1-10 (2018), doi: 10.1080/17597269.2018.1461512
  • Analysis of Six-Phase Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines for Optimal Parameter Considerations: T Dey, AK Chowdhury, SM Alam, S Mondal - International Journal of Applied Power Engineering, (2018) doi: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijape.v7.i2.pp%25p
  • Detailed Energy Audit of Thermal Power Plant Equipment, S Das, M Mukherjee, S Mondal, World Scientific News 22, 105-127
  • Voltage security assessment of power system, AK Chowdhury, S Mondal, SK Alam, J Pal, World Scientific News 21, 83-97
  • Solar thermal biomass pyrolysis-a review paper, S Mondal, AK Sharma, PK Sahoo, Int J Sci Eng Res 5, 635-642
  • An overview of cleaning and prevention processes for enhancing efficiency of solar photovoltaic panels, JKP S Mondal, A K Mondal, A Sharma, V Devalla, S Rana, S Kumar, Current Science 115 (6), 1065-1077
  • India’s initiatives on environmental safeguarding-sustainability, M Mukherjee, S Mondal, International Letters of Natural Sciences 47
  • Performance Testing of SI Engine using LPG as Alternate Fuel, M Mukherjee, S Mondal, CK Mandal, World Scientific News 22, 1-11
  • Feasibility Study of a 200 kW Solar Wind Hybrid System, J Johnson, S Mondal, AK Mondal, S Rana, JK Pandey, Applied Solar Energy 54 (5), 376-383
  • Mega Watt Security Assessment of Power Systems, AK Chowdhury, S Mondal, M Mukherjee, PK Biswas, International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy 58, 9
  • Thermal Audit of Power Plant, S Das, M Mukherjee, S Mondal, AK Chowdhury, World Scientific News 21, 68-82
  • Ambit of Carbon Capture Technology in India, M Mukherjee, S Mondal, A Chowdhury, International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy 59, 46
  • Solar Thermal Pyrolysis of Karanja Seeds for a Sustainable Approach for Liquid Biofuel Utilization. S Mondal, JK Pandey, S Kumar, Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, 18 (3), 941-948
  • Deflection-Based Energy Harvesting Speed Breaker and It’s Mechatronic Application, N Raj, A Dasgotra, S Mondal, S Kumar, R K Patel; International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, Taylor & Francis, (2020): 1-10.

Conference Presentation:

  • Investigation into A Novel Way to Improve Wind Turbine Operation-ASME GTINDIA 2015-Paper No: 1429
  • Kush K. Sharma, Sohaib Ghazali, Animesh Dalai, Keshav Sarawat, Vindhya Devalla, Sudhir Joshi, Surajit Mondal, and Prashant Rawat. "Space Debris reduction using Eddy Currents", 2018 Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2018-3161) https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-3161
  • Comparative Analysis of Floating Aerogenerators, AK Mondal, RK Patel, A Sharma, V Devalla, S Mondal, International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water, 9-18

Posters

  • Ankit Dalvi, Surajit Mondal, Amit Kumar Mondal, Venkateshwaran PS, “Triple state absorption based cooling system for aerogenerators”. ASME Gas Turbine India 2015, Hyderabad. 2nd -3rd Dec, 2015.

Reviewers of Journals:

  • Reviewer of Electrical Power System and Research, Elsevier.
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Precision and Engineering Manufacturing, Springer.
  • Reviewer of Frontiers Material, Springer.
  • Reviewer of Alexandria Engineering Journal, Elsevier.

Patents

# Author(s) Year of Award Title of Patent Patent Number International/Indian
i. Nikhil Raj, Rajesh Singh, Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Surajit Mondal, Anita; Published Design and Development of Wireless Power Distribution Area Network 201611036646. Indian
ii. Dr. Pasupuleti Subrahmanya Ranjit, Apurv Jain, Jatin Bijlani, Harsh Kandpal, Arvind Kumar Chaudhary, Tushar Kapoor, Vivek Kaundal, Rousha Kumar, Surajit Mondal, Prashant Shukla; Published On Board Diagnostic System To Detect Adulterants In Gasoline and Provide a Quantified Value of Adulterants 201811010929 Indian
iii. Dr. Venkateswarlu Chintala, Ranjit Karunanithi, Surajit Mondal, Dr. J. K. Pandey; Published A Portable Vehicle Washing System 201811010242. Indian
iv. Nikhil Raj, Amarnath Bose, Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Surajit Mondal, Krishna Kant Dixit, Pinisetti Swami Sairam; Published Apparatus for Energy Harvesting by Utilizing the Weight of Vehicles Passing Over Road 201811009262 Indian
v. Dr. Pasupuleti Subrahmanya Ranjit, Rishabh Chaudhary, Prakhar Prakash, Harsh, Sanjeev Kumar, Ashish Gaurav, Roushan Kumar, Vivek Kaundal, Prashant Shukla, Swapnil Bhurat, Surajit Mondal; Published Active Safety System for the Vehicle Passing Through Stagnant and Flowing Water Therof 201811008888 Indian
vi. Nivesh Yadav, Shambhavi, Dr. Sushabhan Choudhury, Dr. Rajesh Singh, Anita, Rohit Samkaria, Surajit Mondal; Published Smart Shoe System 201811007959 Indian
vii. Pranay: Mittal, Prashant Singh, Raghav Budhiraja, Dr. Pasupuleti Subrahmanya Ranjit, Vivek Kaundal, Roushan Kumar, Surajit Mondal, Prashant Shukla, Swapnil Bhurat, Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey; Published Retrofit System to Convert a Sequential Manual Transmission into a Semi-Automatic Transmission 201811010769 Indian
viii. Nikhil Raj, Balaji Venkateswaran V, Surajit Mondal, Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey; Published Dual Energy Harvesting Using Wind Turbine 201911020675 Indian
ix. Dr. Anil Kumar, Dr. Rajesh Maithani, Surajit Mondal; Granted Integrated Photovoltaic Panel for Water Heating: 327677-001 Indian
x. Dr. Jitendra Yadav, Dr.Santosh Kurre, Surajit Mondal, Pawan Kumar Yadav, Lakshmi Kaushik, Manohar Bhati Granted Chainless Cycle 329241-001 Indian
xi. Praveen Kumar Ghodke, Krishna Moorthy, Surajit Mondal, Jitendra Kumar Pandey, Venkateswarlu Chintala Granted A catalyst for pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste and a method of pyrolysis thereof 201911050635 Indian

Membership of Professional Bodies/Societies

# Membership Membership No.
i. The Institution of Engineers AM1708425
ii. The Institution of Engineers AM1708425

Active participation in national and international conferences

  • Organising Committee member for AdCHE-2020(International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water) from 05-07 Feb 2020.
  • Organising Committee member for International Conference on Nano for Energy and Water, ICNEW 2017 from 22nd-24th Feb 2017.
  • Organized more than 30 conference/seminar/brain storming sessions in UPES as an organizing member.