Faculty Department

Ram Kumar

Ram Kunwer

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering – KIET – 2010

M.Tech – Industrial Tribology – IIT Delhi - 2012

PhD – Mechanical Engineering – Thermal Engineering – Pursuing (2016-till now) - UPES

Area of Specialization:

Solar Thermal Systems, Heat Transfer

Career Graph:

  • Assistant Professor – Lovely Professional University – (2012-2015)
  • Assistant Professor-Senior Scale – UPES – (2015-2019)
  • Assistant Professor – Selection Grade – UPES – (2019-Till Now)

Recent Publications:

  • R. Kunwer, S. Pandey, and S. S. Bhurat, “Comparison of selected shell and tube heat exchangers with segmental and helical baffles,” Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, p. 100712, 2020.
  • R. Kunwer, S. Pandey, and G. Pandey, “Characteristic analysis of thermal energy storage system using synthetic oil as a heat transfer fluid: techno-economic modeling and LAB scale demonstration,” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, pp. 1–17, 2021.
  • S. Bhurat, S. Pandey, V. Chintala, S. Sharma, and R. Kunwer, “Influence of Compression Ratio and Exhaust Gas Recirculation on Light-Duty Diesel Engine,” Current Advances in Mechanical Engineering: Select Proceedings of ICRAMERD 2020, p. 493, 2021.
  • S. Pandey, S. S. Bhurat, and R. Kunwer, “Investigation of fumigation of ethanol and exhaust gas recirculation on combustion and emission characteristics of partially premixed charge compression-ignition engine,” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, pp. 1–15, 2021.
  • Q. Marcot and R. Kunwer, “Numerical analysis of phase change material (PCM) for concentrated solar power (CSP) application,” International Journal of Ambient Energy, vol. 42, no. 12, pp. 1400–1408, 2021.
  • R. Kunwer and S. Pandey, “Analysis and optimisation of packed bed thermocline energy storage tank for CSP power plant,” International Journal of Ambient Energy, pp. 1–8, 2021.
  • R. Kunwer, S. Pandey, and G. Pandey, “Technical Challenges and Their Solutions for Integration of Sensible Thermal Energy Storage with Concentrated Solar Power Applications—a Review,” Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, pp. 1–27, 2022.
  • R. Kunwer and S. S. Bhurat, “Thermal characterization of phase change materials (PCM) for heating applications,” Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 50, pp. 1690–1696, 2022.

Research & Publications:

  • Bhurat, S. S., & Kunwer, R. (2018). Magnetization of Diesel fuel for Compression Ignition Engine to Enhance Efficiency and Emissions. 13(6), 341–347.
  • Kunwer, R. (2018). Noise and Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Gear. 13(6), 7–12.
  • Marcot, Q., & Kunwer, R. (2019). Numerical analysis of phase change material ( PCM ) for concentrated solar power ( CSP ) application. International Journal of Ambient Energy, 0(0), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2019.1611633
  • Walia, S., Gupta, R., & Kunwer, R. (n.d.). Challenges and Opportunities in Fabrication of Photocatalytic, Superhydrophilic and Self-Cleaning Coatings: an Overview. 162–169.
  • Walia, S., Yadav, V., & Kunwer, R. (n.d.). CONCEPT OF THE UTILISATION OF THERMAL ENERGY OF ROAD FOR SUPPLYING HOT WATER. 40–50.
  • Shukla, P., Kunwer, R., & Bhurat, S. S. (2018). Design Optimization of an Automotive Fuel Tank for the Minimization of Evaporative Losses of Gasoline Due to Thermal Conduction : Experimental & Analytical Approach. 71, 1393–1398. https://doi.org/10.3303/CET1871233
  • Jaunet, P., Kunwer, R., & Raghav, G. (2019). Numerical analysis of thermal energy storage system using packed-bed. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, 0(0), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2019.1652372
  • Kunwer, R., Pandey, S., & Sureshchandra Bhurat, S. (2020). Comparison of selected shell and tube heat exchangers with segmental and helical baffles. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2020.100712
  • Pandey, S., Bhurat, S. S., & Kunwer, R. (2020). Investigation of fumigation of ethanol and exhaust gas recirculation on combustion and emission characteristics of partially premixed charge compression-ignition engine. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2020.1868625

Patents:

A Fuel Vaporiser Unit
Patent No. 201911044038