Dr. Ajay Kumar

Professor & HoD (DOJ-11.08.2009, Regular)

B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), VTU (Formerly Gulbarga University)

M.E. (Design of Process Machines), Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad 

Ph.D. (Mechanical), Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

CEP (Vacuum Technology), IIT,  Kharagpur

CEP (Porous Media Flow), IIT, BHU

MBA, IIM Kashipur

Area of Specialization:

Thermal, Turbo Machines, Composites Manufacturing Techniques, Vacuum Technology, FEM

Research & Publications:

Publications

  • Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Caneon Kurien, “Indirect Carbon Emissions and Energy Consumption Model for Electric Vehicles: Indian Scenario” Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Volume, Year 2020
  • Kurien, Caneon; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar; “Emission control strategies for automotive engines with scope for deployment of solar based e-vehicle charging infrastructure” Molere, Emeric Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, Volume 39, Year 2020
  • Kurien, Caneon; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar; Gandigudi, Niranajan; Anand, Karan “Soot deposition effects and microwave regeneration modelling of diesel particulate filtration system” Journal of the Energy Institute, Volume 93, Year 2020, Pages 463-473
  • Upadhyay, Shivansh; Kumar, Shashwat; Dutta, Sagnik; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar; Mondal, Amit Kumar; Kaundal, Vivek “A comprehensive review on the issues related to the data security of internet of things (IoT) devices” Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Volume 989, Year 2020, Pages 727-734
  • Caneon Kurien. Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Karan Anand, Niranajan Gandigudi, “Modelling of microwave-based regeneration in composite regeneration emission control system” Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Volume 989, Year 2020, Pages 313-320
  • Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Caneon Kurien “Experimental and computational study on the microwave energy based regeneration in diesel particulate filter for exhaust emission control” Journal of Energy Institute, Volume, and Year 2020
  • Kurien, Caneon; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar “Case study on the effectiveness of condition monitoring techniques for fault diagnosis of pumps in thermal power plant” Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Volume 23, Year 2019, Pages 70-75
  • Kurien, Caneon; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar “Review on post-treatment emission control technique by application of diesel oxidation catalysis and diesel particulate filtration” Journal of Thermal Engineering, Volume 5, Year 2019, Pages 108-118
  • Kurien, Caneon; Srivastava, Ajay Kumar; Kumar, Deepak “Geometric design validation of oxidation catalysis system in composite regeneration emission control system” International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems, Volume 11, Year 2019, Pages 83-87
  • Muralidharan, M. and Srivastava, A. and Subramanian, M. “A Technical Review on Performance and Emissions of Compressed Natural Gas - Diesel Dual Fuel Engine” SAE Technical Papers, Year 2019
  • Kurien, Caneon and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Impact of Electric Vehicles on Indirect Carbon Emissions and Role of Engine Post‐Treatment Emission Control Strategies." Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, August 2019.
  • Kurien, Caneon, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, Niranajan Gandigudi, and Karan Anand. "Soot Deposition Effects and Microwave Regeneration Modelling of Diesel Particulate Filtration System." Journal of the Energy Institute (July 2019).
  • Kurien, Caneon, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, and Emeric Molere. "Emission control strategies for automotive engines with scope for deployment of solar based e‐vehicle charging infrastructure." Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, May 2019
  • Kurien, Caneon, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, and Deepak Kumar. "Geometric Design Validation of Oxidation Catalysis System in Composite Regeneration Emission Control System." International Journal of Vehicle Structures & Systems 11, no. 1 (2019): 83-87.
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Case study on the effectiveness of condition monitoring techniques for fault diagnosis of pumps in thermal power plant." Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering 23, no. 1 (2019): 70-75.
  • Kurien, Caneon and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Review on Post-Treatment Emission Control Technique by Application of Diesel Oxidation Catalysis and Diesel Particulate Filtration." Journal of Thermal Engineering5, no. 2 (2019): 108-118.
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Geometrical Modelling and Analysis of Automotive Oxidation Catalysis System for Compliance with Environmental Emission Norms." Nature Environment and Pollution Technology 17, no. 4 (2018): 1207-1212.
  • Kurien, Caneon, Ajay Kumar Srivastava, and Joris Naudin. "Modelling of regeneration and filtration mechanism in diesel particulate filter for development of composite regeneration emission control system." Archive of Mechanical Engineering 65, no. 2 (2018).
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Advancement in the Design of Automotive Catalytic Filter for Meeting Environmental Emission Norms." Nature Environment and Pollution Technology 17, no. 2 (2018): 433-438.
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Active regeneration of diesel particulate filter using microwave energy for exhaust emission control." In Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices, pp. 1233-1241. Springer, Singapore, 2018.
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Scope of Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Exhaust Emission Prediction of CI Engines and Renewable Energy Applications", International Journal of Engineering Research in Computer Science and Engineering, Vol 5, Issue 3, Feb 2018.
  • Kurien, C., and A. K. Srivastava. "Investigation on power aspects in impressed current cathodic protection system." The Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering 20 (2017).
  • Kurien, Caneon, and Ajay Kumar Srivastava. "Condition monitoring of systems in thermal power plant for vibration, motor signature, noise and wear debris analysis." World Scientific News 91 (2018): 31-43.
  • Singh, Yashvir, Amneesh Singla, Ajay Kumar, and Deepak Kumar. "Friction and wear characteristics of jatropha oil-based biodiesel blended lubricant at different loads." Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects 38, no. 18 (2016): 2749-2755.
  • Singh, Yashvir, Rajnish Garg, and Ajay Kumar. "Tribological behavior of pongamia oil as a lubricant additive." Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects 38, no. 16 (2016): 2406-2412.
  • Singh, Yashvir, Amneesh Singla, and Ajay Kumar. "Statistical analysis of process parameters in drilling of Al/Al2O3p metal matrix composites." Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production 14, no. 3 (2014): 171-175.
  • Kumar Ajay, Shukla Mukul; Race tracking and related issue in LCM process; published in DeGruyter, International journal of manufacturing science and production. Page-209-18;2014
  • Kumar Ajay, Pandey Abhishek, Kumar Deepak; GI Pipe based Ranque tube set – up for Experimentation, Validation and Viability of Ranque Refrigeration method as a source of Low Cost simultaneous heating and cooling applications. Published in Int. Journal of Sc. Tech. and Man. Vol.2 issue 1 Feb-2011.page no. 85-93.
  • Kumar Ajay, Kumar Deepak, Tripathi R.; Design of efficient post combustion Co2 Capture and recovery system for a fossil fuel thermal power plant. Published in Int. Journal of Sc. Tech. and Man. Vol.2 issue 3 Dec-2011.page no. 08-19.
  • Kumar Ajay, Shukla Mukul; Saturation of Fiber Tow and related issues in Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM) Process. Published in Int. Journal of Sc. Tech. and Man. Vol.2 issue 3 Dec 2011.page no. 08-19
  • Kumar Ajay, Vasistha Pankaj; A Review of Recent Trends in Preform Design and Optimization in Forging." Published In CMTI, Hyderabad In April 2006 Issue.

Conference:

  • “Modelling of Microwave Based Regeneration in Composite Regeneration Emission Control System”, at International Conference on Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices (ICICCD 2018), held at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.
  • 'Application of Selective Catalytic Reduction System for Exhaust Emission Control of Compression Ignition Engines”, at International Conference on Advanced Materials, Energy and Environmental Sustainability’ (ICAMEES-2018), held at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.
  • “Micro-Plastic Contamination and Life Cycle Assessment of Bottled Drinking Water”, at 2nd International Conference on Advances in the fields of Health, Safety, Environment, Allied Sciences and Engineering (HSFEA 2018), held at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.
  • “Scope of Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Exhaust Emission Prediction of CI Engines and Renewable Energy Applications” at International Conference on Advances in Computing Applications (ICACA 2018), held at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Uttarakhand.
  •  “Active Regeneration of Diesel Particulate Filter Using Microwave Energy for Exhaust Emission Control”, at International Conference on Intelligent Communication, Control and Devices (ICICCD 2017), held at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun.
  • “Components of design and flow analysis of Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) filter for exhaust emission control” at International Conference on 21st Century Energy Needs - Materials, Systems and Applications (ICTFCEN 2016), held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.
  • Modeling and Simulation of the resin flow in VERITy laminate subjected to external consolidation. 23rd PFAM @IIT Roorkee. Dec -2014.
  • Effect of the Enhancing the Vacuum infusion pressure on the compaction behaviour of the preform processed through the Vacuum Enhanced Resin Infusion Technology (VERITy) 8th SACAM-2012, Sep-2012.
  • Numerical Simulation of Wet Expansion Compliance of Reinforcement in VERITy; International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS), IIT Hyderabad, 10-12 December 2012.
  • Compaction characteristics of the preform during the radial and linear infusion schemes during vacuum enhanced resin infusion technology (VERITy); 21st PFAM @IIT Guwahati. Dec -2012.
  • Influence of the flow rate variation on the pressure field and preform behavior in the Vacuum enhanced resin infusion technology (VERITy) method of composite manufacturing. Presented & Published in conf. proceedings at Int. Conf. on Advances in manufacturing Technology ICAMT-2012 held at Chennai. 15-17 June 2012. Pg. no. 272-276.
  • GI Pipe based Ranque tube setup based Ranque Refrigeration method as an alternative source of Low cost simultaneous heating and cooling applications. Presented at the national conference on emerging trends in Mechanical Engineering at KIET Ghaziabad .June 27-28 2008.

Patents Filed:

  • Microwave Assisted Composite Regeneration System For A Diesel Particulate Filter. Ajay Kumar, Caneon Kurien, Deepak Kumar Patent published No. 201911035506
  • System and Method for Identifying and Monitoring A Person Infected By A Virulent Respiratory Virus Deepak Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Jasjeet Singh, Ankur Kohali, Ayush Vats Patent Published No. 202011022819
  • A Driver-Assistance System and Method for Assisting A Driver During Night And Foggy Weather Deepak Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Jasjeet singh, Ankur Kohali, Ayush Vats Patent Published No. 202011020474
  • Robotic Apparatus Deepak Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Jasjeet singh, Raman Bala, Namya Kamboj, Namita Kamboj Patent Published No. 202011020649
  • A Hydraulic Bending Machine for Bending Of A Work Piece Ravinder Singh, Rohan Bakshi, Kunal Hayaran, Ramandeep Singh, Jitendra Yadav, Ajay Kumar Srivastava Patent published No. 201911035506
  • Writing Instrument Jitendra Yadav, Ajay Kumar, Shubham Thakur, Rajashree Hazarika, Sayan Saha, Shantanu Mathur, Vaibhav Porwal Patent published No. 329240-001
  • Autonomous Apparatus to Operate Elevator Deepak Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Aayush Vats, Ankur Kohli, Jasjit Singh Patent Published, No. 202011024533
  • Contactless Doorbell Apparatus Deepak Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Jasjit Singh, Namya Kamboj, Namita Kamboj, Archik Goswami Patent Published, No. 202011024411
  • E-Loader Swapnil Bhurat, Ajay Kumar Patent Published, No. 202011044038.

 

Ph.D. Guide:


S. No

Name of the Candidate

Title of work

Status

Guide/ Co guide

Candidates Organization

1

Manoj Gattani

Magnetic Engines

Awarded

Co Guide

Faculty UPES

2.

Caneon Kurien

ECS using DPF and DOC

completed

Guide

UPES, DRF

3

Ramesh V.K.

Energy and exergy analysis of Glasshouse enclosed Parabolic Trough Collectors used for solar thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery

Abstract Approved

Co Guide

Petroleum Development Oman

4

Gp Capt. Ashish Sharma

Feasibility Analysis of Photovoltaic (PV) Grid Tied System for Indian Military Station

Synopsis Approved

Guide

Indian Air force

5

M Muralidharan

Engine performance and Exhaust control

Synopsis cleared

Guide

IOCL, Faridabad

6.

Avani Upadhyay

Nano coatings

Synopsis cleared

Co-Guide

UPES-Faculty

7

Manoj Yadav

Solid Reductant Catalytic Convertor

Synopsis Cleared

Guide

PSIT-Faculty

8

Ankur Raghuvanshi

Full Parellel EVs and Brakes maneuverability

Coursework completed

Guide

Faculty

9.

Dishant Beniwal

High Entropy alloys

Comprehensive cleared

Co-Guide with IIT Ropar

UPES-Faculty

10

Abhishek Srivastava

Natural Fiber Composites

Coursework completed

Guide

TU-Faculty

11

Ashish

Simulation of LCM process

Coursework completed

Guide

Faculty

12.

Lunu Saikia

VARTM-PMC composite Vibration modeling

Course work

Co-Guide with IIT ISM Dhanbad

Faculty UPES

13

R P Arora

TiC MMC

Synopsis cleared

Co guide with UTU, Dehradun

Faculty UTU

14.

Shweta Bansal

Water from air system

Synopsis cleared

Guide

UPES, DRF

15.

Ripudaman Singh

LCM process using VIPR Technique and its analysis

1st RDC cleared

Co guide

Faculty THDC College of Hydropower

Projects:

  • Development and acquisition of Smart Sanitization Machine – (From Intercampus for 2.5 lacs), 2020 COVID-Research UPES
  • Automatic hand sanitizer dispensing machine with body temperature monitoring system Role: Project Investigator Year 2020
  • Solid Reductant Selective Catalytic Reduction System and Composite Regeneration particulate Filtration for Exhaust Emission Control Role: Project Investigator Year 2019
  • Effect of Nano Additive shape size and Conc. on the Tribological Behavior of Bio-lubricants Role: Project Investigator Year 2019
  • Vibration analysis of composite part manufactured through the VARTM process Role: Project Investigator Year 2018
  • Intuitive External Attachment: ECS for collection of exhaust gases from engines and Nano-filtration for sustainability Role: Project Investigator Year 2016
  • Numerical Simulation of LCM Process: VARTM Role: Research Scholar Year 2011
  • Plastic Injection Moulding Role: Project Investigator Year 2007

Honours and Awards:

  • Best Faculty Award – UPES 2020
  • DST MANAK Evaluator Award - National Innovation Foundation 2020
  • Certificate of Recognition [Six Sigma and Lean Championship Award] – ICME 2019
  • Session Chair – ICAMEES 2019
  • Session Chair – ICICCD 2018