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Dr. Krishna V

Dean Student Affairs, Professor
Bio
Teaching
Responsibilities
Research
Publications

Dr. V. Krishna is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dean, Student Affairs. He has received his Ph.D. from Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India for his thesis on 'Investigations on Cryogenic Heat Exchangers'. He started his academic career in March 1993 and has over 28 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy and administration. He is Reviewer for - Heat Transfer Engineering published by Taylor and Francis, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer published by Elsevier etc. Dr. V. Krishna specializes in the Thermal Engineering Domain and is the Head of the Process Modelling Research Laboratory (PMR Lab) which focusses on cutting edge research in the field of process modelling and its allied areas. He has over 24 publications in peer reviewed international journals (10) and conferences (14). He has been an invited speaker and chair at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. V. Krishna was invited as Visiting Professor at Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico from 25th to 31st August 2018. He visited two of its campuses at Toluca and Puebla. During this period he took a course on 'Automobile Radiators-an Inside Story' and also presented seminars on 'Drivers for Sustainable Energy in the Automobile Industry' and 'Introduction to Internal Combustion Engine'. He has also visited a number of universities in UK in 2013, as part of a tour to look at the best practices and possible collaborations. Dr. V. Krishna is also an accomplished mridangam artiste and has accompanied most of the top musicians across the country in carnatic music concerts.

Education

  • Ph.D, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India 2013
  • M.E, Birla Institute of Technology, MESRA, RANCHI 1993
  • B.E, Bangalore University 1989

Experience

  • Dean, Student Affairs, Professor, PES University, 2019 -Till date
  • Chairperson PG studies, P E S University, Bangalore, 2017 -2019
  • Chairperson & Professor, P E S University, Bangalore, 2014-2017
  • Associate Professor, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 2008-2014
  • Assistant Professor, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 2002-2008
  • Lecture, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore, 1997-2002

Additional Information

  • Invited lectures
  • 'Concepts of Thermodynamics' on 13th & 14th December 2011 at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071
  • 'FEM Analysis of Heat Exchangers' for M. Tech. - Thermal Engg. students at SSIT, Tumkur, on 1st March 2014
  • Extra & Co-Curricular Activities in Campus
  • Founded 'SUSAMSKRITHI' the Cultural Forum at Sir M. Visveswaraya Institute of Technology
  • Faculty Head of Team Haya - Racing Team of PESIT
  • Faculty Head of NINAADA - PESIT students' Forum for Indian Culture and Heritage
  • Special Interests:
  • Mridangam Artist of repute and regularly performing with top musicians all over the country.
  • Executive Director of Percussive Arts Centre (www.percussiveartscentre.com) - organization working towards promoting knowledge of percussion instruments among general public.
  • www.drvkrishna.in

Achivements

  • Patent - Provisional:
  • [1] Krishna V, Babu Rao Ponangi, T R Seetharam, K N Seetharamu, Bharath R. Bharadwaj, Manjunath D M, Sanketh Mogeraya K, "Advanced coolants with nanoparticles", Provisional Indian Patent number 201741044247 filed on 08.12.2017.
  • Visiting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
  • Dr. V. Krishna was invited as Visiting Professor at Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico from 25th to 31st August 2018. He visited two of its campuses at Toluca and Puebla. During this period he took a course on 'Automobile Radiators-an Inside Story' and also gave seminar on 'Drivers for Sustainable Energy in the Automobile Industry' and 'Introduction to Internal Combustion Engine',
  • 1. Engineering Thermodynamics
  • 2. Principles of Energy Conversion
  • 3. Mechanics of Fluids
  • 4. Turbomachines
  • 5. Heat & Mass Transfer
  • 6. Engineering Graphics - (Common for all branches)
  • 7. Modelling and Analysis of Heat Exchangers
  • Chief Course Instructor for courses (1) Engineering Thermodynamics (2) Mechanics of Fluids (3) Modelling and Analysis of Heat Exchangers
  • Domain Lead for Thermal Engineering Domain
  • Dean, Student Affairs and responsible for looking after (i) Student Activities - Arts, Cultural, Sports etc.; Monthly bulletin of students' activities FYI; organising of student festivals such as Aatmatrisha, Maaya, PES Debate, Samarpana, PECON - The Peoples' Conference etc., (ii) Students' welfare - physical and mental well-being (iii) all emergencies and exigencies concerning students (iv) overall upkeep of common facilities involving students (v) Alumni - organising of meets and the newsletter 'Alma Matters'
  • Head, Process Modelling Research Laboratory (PMR Lab) which is doing cutting edge research in the area of process modelling and its allied areas.
  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Post Graduate Studies

Research Interest

  • Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Heat Exchangers
  • Use of Nano-fluids in Energy Applications
  • Cooling of Electronic Equipment
  • Optimisation of Winglets for Aircraft Wings
  • Head, Process Modelling Research Laboratory (PMR Lab) which is doing cutting edge research in the area of process modelling and its allied areas.

Research Projects (Current)

  • FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • 1. OPTIMIZATION OF BLENDED WINGLETS FOR A TRAPEZOIDAL WING Funding Agency: Aeronautical Research and Development Board, Government of India Period: 2 years (May 2018 - April 2020)
  • 2. THERMAL DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (PCBs) Funding Agency: ISRO, Government of India - RESPOND project Period: 2 years (September 2018 - August 2020)
  • 3. CENTRE FOR ANALYSIS, DESIGN AND TESTING OF HEAT EXCHANGERS Funding Agency: Karnataka Council for Technological Upgradation, Government of Karnataka Period: 2 years (August 2018 - July 2020)
  • CONSULTANCY PROJECTS
  • 1. THERMAL ANALYSIS OF BATTERY PACK Industry: ATI Motors Pvt. Ltd., III Floor, Century Quadra, 15th Cross, 8th Main, Malleswaram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003 Status: Completed
  • 2. AUTOMATION OF PUPPETS Industry: Indian Musical Experience Exhibition, Opp.Wood Rose Club, Brigade Millennium Ave, JP Nagar 7th Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078 Status: Completed
  • 3. THERMAL ANALYSIS OF BARREL Industry: Steer Engineering Pvt. Ltd., 4th Phase, No, 290, 4th Main Rd, Ganapathy Nagar, Phase 3, Peenya, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560058 Status: Ongoing
  • 4. ADVANCED PROSTHETIC DEVICES Engineering Design Consultation Project for developing Advanced Prosthetic Devices

Conferences

  • Sachin, Maruti, Abhaya Simha N. R., Sushanth M. P., T. S. Prasanna Kumar, V. Krishna,"Estimation of Hardness During Heat Treatment of EN8 and C25 Steels",1st International Conference on Future Learning Aspects of Mechanical Engineering (FLAME - 2018) October 3rd - 5th , 2018, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida
  • Chodankar Vishnudas Alias Vipul Luvu, Aswatha, V. Krishna, K. N. Seetharamu,"Effect of Joule-Thomson pressure drop on the thermal performance of a three fluid heat exchanger with three communications, for cryogenic applications using finite element method", Fifth International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems THERMACOMP 2018, July 9-11, 2018, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • T.S.Prasanna Kumar T.R.Seetharam V.Krishna K.N.Seethramu,"Nukiyama's Experiment Revisited", 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (ISHMTC 2017), at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, 27th - 30th December 2017
  • Jyothiprakash K H Y T Krishnegowda, V Krishna, K N Seetharamu,"Performance of three fluid heat exchanger under heat in leak condition",24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (ISHMTC 2017), at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, 27th - 30th December 2017
  • Babu Rao Ponangi, Bharath R. B, Manjunath D M, Sanketh M K, Sumanth S, Rajendra Prasad K S V Krishna, T R Seetharam, K N Seetharamu,"CFD Analysis on Heat Transfer Performance using Carboxyl Graphene Nanofluid in Automobile Radiator", International Conference on Nanotechnology: Ideas, Innovations & Initiatives (ICN:3I-2017), at IIT Roorkee, 6th - 8th December 2017
  • Babu Rao Ponangi, Sumanth S, V Krishna,,T R Seetharam, K N Seetharamu,"Performance Analysis of Automobile Radiator using Carboxyl Graphene Nanofluids", International Conference on Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT 2017), at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, 28th - 29th November 2017
  • Babu Rao Ponangi, Sumanth S, V Krishna,T R Seetharam, K N Seetharamu,"Heat Transfer Analysis of Radiator using Graphene Oxide Nanofluids", International Conference on Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT 2017), at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, 28th - 29th November 2017
  • Babu Rao Ponangi, Bharath R. B., Manjunath D M, Sanketh M K, Rajendra Prasad K S, S V Krishna,"CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Performance of Graphene based Hybrid Nanofluid in Radiators",International Conference on Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (IMMT 2017), at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, 28th - 29th November 2017
  • GD Avinash, KS Animesh, N Chiranth, V Krishna K N Seetharamu,"Effect of Axial Wall Conduction and Ambient Heat-In-Leak on the Performance of a Two-Fluid, Counter-Flow Cryogenic Heat Exchanger using Finite Element Method", HEFAT 2015, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 11th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • V.Krishna, Spoorthi S., Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu,"Effect of Ambient Heat-In-Leak and Longitudinal Wall Conduction on a Three-Fluid, Parallel-Flow Cryogenic Heat Exchanger", HEFAT 2015, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 11th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • V.Krishna, Spoorthi S., Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu,"Temperature Cross in Three-Fluid Heat Exchangers", 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013
  • V.Krishna, Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu T. R. Seetharam, "Effect of Ambient Heat-In-Leak on a Three-Fluid Cryogenic Heat Exchanger with Two Thermal Communications", 13th UK Heat Transfer Conference, UKHTC2013, 2 - 3, September 2013, Imperial College London
  • V.Krishna, Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu T. R. Seetharam,"Performance evaluation of heat leak to the evaporator and effect of longitudinal heat conduction from a counter-flow cryogenic heat exchanger using finite element method", THERMACOMP 2011, 2nd International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems September 5 - 7, 2011 Dalian, China
  • Fayaz Iqbal, Ashutosh Sharma, V. Krishna, S.S. Patil,"Race Car Steering System with easy Manoeuverability", "VAAHAN 2009- ' National Symposium on Recent Trends in Automotive Engg., Department of Mech. Engg. NIT, Rourkela

Journals

  • Vishnudas A.V.L. Chodankar, Aswatha, V. Krishna, K.N. Seetharamu, Effect of Joule-Thomson pressure drop on a cryogenic three fluid heat exchanger with two communications, Cryogenics 106 (2020) 103046, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cryogenics.2020.103046
  • Jyothiprakash K.H., Krishnegowda Y.T., Krishna Venkataram, K.N. Seetharamu, (2018) "Effect of ambient heat-in-leak on the performance of three-fluid cross-flow heat exchanger", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 28 Issue: 9, pp.2012-2035, https:// doi.org/10.1108/HFF-05-2017-0205
  • Sumanth S,,Babu Rao P, V Krishna,T R Seetharam, K N Seetharamu, "Effect of Carboxyl Graphene Nanofluids on Automobile Radiator Performance", Research- Wiley Publication 2018;1-15
  • Jyothiprakash K H Y T Krishnegowda, V Krishna, K N Seetharamu,"Effect of Heat in leak on the performance of three fluid cross flow heat exchanger", nternational Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 28 Issue: 9, pp.2012-2035, https:// doi.org/10.1108/HFF-05-2017-0205
  • Veerabhadrappa Kavadiki, Gulabal Vinayakaraddy, K N Seetharamu, V. Krishna , Pradeep G Hegde,"Transient Behaviour of a Three Fluid Heat Exchanger with Three Thermal Communications under Step Change in Inlet Temperature of Fluids using Finite Element Method " Applied Thermal Engineering, 108(2016), ISS 6 pp. 1390 - 1400
  • Veerabhadrappa Kavadiki, Vinayakaraddy, Meghana H Chaturvedi, Krishna, Venkataram, K N Seetharamu, "Dynamic Behaviour of a Three Fluid Heat Exchanger Subjected to Step Change in Inlet Temperature of Hot and Cold Fluids", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 25 (2015), ISS 6 pp. 1311 - 1321
  • B. Parikshit, K.R. Spandana, V. Krishna, T.R. Seetharam, K.N. Seetharamu, "A Simple Method to Calculate Shell Side Fluid Pressure Drop in a Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 84 (2015) 700-712, Elsevier
  • V.Krishna, Spoorthi S., Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu, "Effect of Ambient Heat-in-Leaks on a Three-Fluid Cryogenic Heat Exchanger with Two Thermal Communications", Computational Thermal Sciences, 6 (4): 285-300 (2014)
  • V.Krishna, Spoorthi S., Pradeep G. Hegde, K. N. Seetharamu," Effect of Longitudinal Wall Conduction on The Performance of a Three-Fluid Cryogenic Heat Exchanger with Three Thermal Communications", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 62 (2013) 567-577, Elsevier
  • V. Krishna, Pradeep G. Hegde, N. Subramanian , K.N. Seetharamu,"Effect of ambient heat-in-leak on the performance of a three-fluid heat exchanger, for cryogenic applications, using finite element method", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55 (2012) 5459-5470, Elsevier.