Doctoral Research Fellow

Ankit Dasgotra

Ankit Dasgotra

Doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

  • B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Himachal Pradesh Technical University
  • M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), IIT Roorkee


Area of Specialization:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Mechanics
  • CFD
  • Large Eddy Simulations
  • Fire Modelling
  • Process Safety
  • Building Fire Safety & Evacuation
  • Dispersion & Explosion
  • Combustion
  • Aerodynamics
  • Turbulence
  • Energy Conversion Techniques
  • Health Safety and Environment Protection.


Research & Publications: 

International Journals:

  • 5Ankit Dasgotra, Goutham Rangarajan, S.M. Tauseef, “CFD-based study and analysis on the effectiveness of water mist in interacting pool fire suppression"- Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2021. (I F: 6.158)
  • Ankit Dasgotra, Varun Teja, Ankit Sharma, Kirti Bhushan Mishra, “CFD modelling of large-scale flammable cloud dispersion using FLACS”- Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 2018. (Impact Factor: 3.660).
  • Ankit Dasgotra, “The influence of volume blockage ratio on IOCL Jaipur explosion [J. Loss Prev. Process. Ind. 54 (2018) 196–205]”- Journal of Loss Prevention in Process Industries, 2021. (Impact Factor: 3.660).
  • Abhishek Sharma, A Sharma, Ankit Dasgotra, V Jately, Mangey Ram, Sh Rajput, M Averbukh, B Azzopardi, “Opposition-based Tunicate Swarm Algorithm for Parameter Optimization of Solar Cells”- IEEE Access. (I F: 3.367).
  • Sharma, A.; Ankit Dasgotra; Tiwari, S.K.; Sharma, A.; Jately, V.; Azzopardi, B. Parameter Extraction of Photovoltaic Module Using Tunicate Swarm Algorithm. Electronics 2021, 10, 878. (Impact Factor: 2.4).
  • Nikhil Raj, Ankit Dasgotra, Surajit Mondal, Suresh Kumar & Ravi K. Patel (2020) Deflection-Based Energy Harvesting Speed Breaker and Its Mechatronic Application, International Journal of Sustainable Engineering.
  • Sunil Kumar Tiwari, Umamaheswara Rao Akula, Ankit Dasgotra, Srinivas Kona, “Characterization of aluminium-fly ash composite fabricated by stir casting technique”- Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021.
  • Nikhil R, Ankit Dasgotra, Vishal Kumar S, Surajit M, Abhishek S, Jitendra K P. A Novel Method of Mass Disinfection for the Prevention of Covid-19. Int J Cur Res Rev. Vol 13 Issue 04, February 2021, 29-32,

International Conferences:

  • Ankit Dasgotra, Varun Teja, Kirti Bhushan Mishra "3D physics-based modelling of large-scale flammable cloud dispersion using FLACS"-International Conference on Safety 2017, at IIT Gandhinagar, India.
  • Shorab Jain, Ankit Dasgotra and Sooraj Sharma, “Smoke Extraction and Fire Safety Evacuation using Optimal Fan locations in Advanced Eye Centre-PGIMER, Chandigarh”- 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC -2019), IIT Roorkee, India.
  • Raj Kumar Mishra, Ankit Dasgotra, Mahesh Kumar Tiwari, Akhilesh Gupta, Ravi Kumar, Pavan K. Sharma, “Experimental and numerical study of temperature distribution on float glass along the wall”- International Conference Thermo-Fluid, KIIT 2020, India.
  • Tiwari S.K., Ankit Dasgotra, Singh V.K., Umamaheswararao A., Pandey J.K. (2021) Wear Characteristics of Aluminum Composite Reinforced by Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes. Recent Advances in Sustainable Technologies. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore.
  • Sunil Kumar Tiwari, Shashank Pal, Abhishek Sharma, Ankit Dasgotra and Jitendra Kumar Pandey, “Investigation of Tribological Properties of Stir Cast Hybrid Aluminum Composites”-Proceedings of ICAST 2020.
  • Ankit Dasgotra, V.K. Singh, Gurpreet Singh, S.M. Tauseef, S. Manna "COVID-19 Impact on Indian Air Quality and Lessons to Implement Post Lockdown" - HSFEA 2020
  • Ankit Dasgotra et. al “Mathematical modelling approach to estimate COVID-19 susceptibility and rate of transmission"- HSFEA 2020 (Accepted).


Book Chapters:

  • Ankit Dasgotra, Singh, V.K., Manna, S., Singh, G., Tauseef, S.M., Pandey, J.K., 2021. COVID-19 and Its Impact on Carbon Dioxide Emissions, The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Green Societies. Springer International Publishing.
  • Ankit Dasgotra, Vishal Kumar Singh, Sunil Kumar Tiwari, Raj Kumar Mishra “Thermodynamic approach and techniques for solar energy conversion”, Soft computing and embedded applications in Solar Energy – CRC Press.


Patent Filled:

  • Ankit Dasgotra et. al “Hygienic Medical Waste Management Device”. Application No-IN202111030604


Design Patents:

  • N. Singh, V K Singh, Ankit Dasgotra “Autonomous Sanitizing Dustbin” (Design: 351875-001)
  • Ankit Dasgotra et. al “Shape and Configuration of the Solar Collector” (Design: 350160-001;
    journal no. 46/2021 on 12/11/2021;



  • 3D printed surgical and N-95 Masks having antiviral nano-coating of mixed oxide impregnated in PLA membrane. Role: Co-PI (Funded by DST-SERB); Amount (in INR): 37 Lacks