Dr. Ajay Kumar

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

1. 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.
2. 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).
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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).
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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).
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. 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
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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
21. 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

  1. “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.
  2. “'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.
  3. “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.
  4. “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.
  5.  “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.
  6. “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.
  7. Modeling and Simulation of the resin flow in VERITy laminate subjected to external consolidation. 23rd PFAM @IIT Roorkee. Dec -2014.
  8. 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.
  9. Numerical Simulation of Wet Expansion Compliance of Reinforcement in VERITy; International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS), IIT Hyderabad, 10-12 December 2012.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 

  1. Microwave-Assisted Composite Regeneration System for Diesel Particulate Filter. Ajay Kumar, Caneon Kurien and Deepak Kumar.
  2. Autonomous Refueling System for DRONEs and Control through Web of things. Rishab Singla, Keshav Dutt, Rajesh Singh, Anita, S Choudhury, Ajay Kumar, Sudhir Chaturvedi, Rohit Samkaria.
  3. Design and fabrication of wheelchair-using automotive systems and enhancing model application. Mohit Yadav, Piyush Ghosal, Asic dey, Anita, Ajay Kumar, Surajit Mondal, Rajesh Singh.
  4. “Hydraulic bending machine for bending of workpiece” Jitendra Yadav and Ajay Kumar (Ref. No./Application No. 201911016130),
  5. A System For Authenticating A Driving License. Ajay Kumar, Deepak Kumar.

 

PhD Guided

Sl. No

Name of candidate

Area of work

Stage of work

Guide/Co-guide

1

M Muralidharan

Engine performance and exhaust control

Synopsis cleared

Guide

2

Shweta Bansal

Water from air system (Solar)

Synopsis cleared

Guide

3

Caneon Kurien

Composite regeneration ECS system with DOC and DPF

Synopsis cleared

Guide

4

Lunu Saikia

VARTM-PMC Vibration modelling

Course work

Co-guide (with IIT Dhanbad)

5

Manoj Gattani

Magnetic engines

Completed

Co-guide

6

Ankur Raghuvanshi

Electric Vehicles

Course work

Guide

7

Manoj Yadav

Selective catalytic reduction

Course work

Guide

8

Avani Kumar

Material Science

Course work

Guide

9

Abhshek Srivastav Composities Couse Work  Guide

Projects

  1. Intuitive External Attachment – ECS (Exhaust Collection System) for collection of exhaust gases from engines and its Nano-filtration for the sustainability of CI engines; 2016, Status: Completed.
  2. Solid Reductant Selective Catalytic Reduction System and Composite Regeneration Particulate Filtration System for Exhaust Emission Control; 2019, Status: Approved.
  3. Effect of nano-additives shape, size and concentration on the tribological behaviour of bio-lubricants; 2019, Status: Approved.
  4. Numerical simulation of LCM process; 2014, Status-Completed.
  5. Plastic Injection moulding; 2009; Status-Completed.