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Dr.R. Senthil Kumar

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Academic Experience:

  • Research Assistant Professor, SRM University, Kattankulathur, June 2017 – Till date.
  • Half time Teaching and Research Assistant (HTRA scheme), Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Kancheepuram, Jan. 2012 - May 2017.
  • Assistant Professor, SRM University, Kattankulathur, Aug. 2007 to Dec. 2011
  • Assistant Professor cum Training and Placement officer, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur, April 2005 –  July 2007.
  • Lecturer and Senior lecturer cum Training and Placement officer, M. Kumarasamy Engineering College, Karur, Dec. 2000 – April 2005

Other Professional Experience:

  • Developed the experimental setup with the manual titled “Experimental study and statistical data analysis on cooling of electronic components” for Measurement & Data Analysis Practice Laboratory at IIITDM Kancheepuram.
  • Developed the experimental setup to analyze the performance of water cooler with ozone friendly refrigerant at Heat and Mass Transfer Laboratory, SRM University, Kattankulathur.
  • Developed the experimental setup to air condition the faculty cabin of Heat and Mass Transfer Laboratory using ozone friendly refrigerant at SRM University, Kattankulathur.
  • Developed the experimental setup to estimate the performance of extended surfaces at Heat and Mass Transfer Laboratory, SRM University, Kattankulathur.
  • Faculty coordinator for Indian Society of Heating and Refrigerating and Air conditioning Engineers at SRM University also maintained a National level largest student body.
  • Erection support for SRM Hostel solar cooking system with collaboration of Thermax Pvt Ltd
  • Camp officer for SRM University exam paper evaluation board.
  • Deputy Warden and Warden for Paari Block – SRM University Hostel.
  • Establishment of Human Resource Development Centre and organized two Mega Job Fairs 2006 at Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur.
  • Overall development of the Strength of materials and Heat transfer lab at M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur.
  • Establishment of the Department of Training and Placement at M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur. 83 students have been placed in various MNC’s.
  • Establishment and coordination of Tamil Mandram at M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended: 

  • Attended workshop on “Teaching Technology and Counseling Skill” conducted by Abirami Academy during 8th and 9th September 2001 at M.Kumarasamy college of engineering, Karur.
  • Attended Workshop on “training the Trainer Programme” during 27th and 28th October 2006 at the campus of M/s Scope International Private Limited, Chennai.
  • Attended National conference on “Recent Advancement in Mechanical Engineering – RAME 2007” During 21st and 22nd  February 2007 at K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode.
  • Attended workshop on “Instructional Design and Delivery” during 9th to 11th August 2007 and conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research at SRM University, Chennai.
  • Attended workshop on “Fuel Cell Technology and Professional Development Course – FCT2008” During 18th to 22nd February 2008 at School of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University.
  • Attended short term training programme on “ Air Delivery System and Indoor Air Quality: An Engineering  Perspective” during 13th to 18th July 2009, Sponsored by AICET, New Delhi. Jointly organized by the departments of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at IIT Madras.
  • Participated in National Conference on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning –NCRAC 2009 During 8th to 10th January 2009 at IIT Madras.
  • Participated and acted as a food committee chair for International Conference on “Asian Symposium on Visualization” ASV 2010 during March 1-3rd 2010 at SRM University, Kattankulathur.
  • Participated in 98th Indian Science Congress conducted at SRM University during 3rd to 7th January 2011.
  • Attended National Workshop on “Research Methodologies in Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power during 10th to 12th July 2014. Jointly organized by IIT Bombay and NIT Surathkal.

Achievements and Awards: 

  • Management’s Meritorious Award for the year 2001 at M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur.
  • Management’s Meritorious Award for the year 2005 at M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur.
  • Three awards for 100 % Results (during 2001 -2005) at at M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur.

Memberships: 

  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education

 

  • Electronic Cooling,
  • Solar stills,
  • Fluids and
  • Thermal Sciences in a system.

Selected Publications:

International Journal

  • Senthil Kumar. R and Jayavel. S, (2017) “Influence of Flow Shedding Frequency on       Convection Heat Transfer from Bank of Circular Tubes in Heat Exchangers under Cross Flow”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 105, pp: 376-393. (IF: 3.552)
  • Senthilkumar. R, Prabhu. S, Cheralathan. M. (2013) “Experimental investigation on carbon nano tubes coated brass rectangular extended surfaces” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 50 (1), pp: 1361-1368. (IF: 3.634)
  • Senthilkumar. R, Nandhakumar. AJD, Prabhu. S, (2013) “Analysis of natural convective heat transfer of nano coated aluminium fins using Taguchi method” Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49 (1), PP: 55-64. (IF: 1.233)
  • Senthilkumar. R and Jayavel. S, (2017) “Forced convective air cooling effect on electronic components of different geometries and orientations at flow shedding region” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology. ID: TCPMT-2016-285 (Accepted/Revision) (IF: 1.581)

International conferences

  • Senthil Kumar.R and Jayavel.S, ‘‘Optimizing the Orientation and Geometries of Electronic Components for Effective Heat Transfer ’’ IEEE Sponsored-International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Interdisciplinary Developments [ICRAMID - 2014] at Ponjesly College of Engineering,Nagercoil during March 7th & 8th 2014,Paper ID - Icramid_227.
  • Senthil Kumar.R and Jayavel.S, ‘‘Heat transfer enhancement using triangular aluminium fins coated with carbon Nano tubes ’’ 6th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanices [ICTACEM 2014] at IIT Kharagpur during December 29 - 31, 2014, Paper ID – ICTACEM – 334.
  • Sathish Kumar.S, Senthil Kumar.R and Jayavel.S, ‘‘Numerical investigation of forced convective cooling of electronic components ’’  The 22nd National and 11th  International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference at IIT Kharagpur during 28th to 31st December 2013, Paper ID – HMTC1300403.

National conferences

  • Sathish Kumar.S, Senthil Kumar.R and Jayavel.S, ‘‘Computation of flow past various cylinder geometries,’’ Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM 2013) at IIT Madras during 4th to 6th July 2013,Paper ID – FM40.
  • Senthil Kumar.R and Jayavel.S, ‘‘Numerical investigation of flow around circular cylinder’’  The 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power(FMFP 2013) at NIT Hamirpure during 12th to 14th  December 2013, Paper ID – FMFP2013-41.