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Dr. D. Siva Krishna Reddy

Ph.D

Research Assistant Professor

Academic Experience:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SRM University, June 2017 onwards

Other Professional Experience:

  • Lead Engineer, Engines, PTD, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Chennai, October 2011 – May 2017
  • CFD Research Engineer, Fluidyn Software Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, December 2005 – June 2006
  • Assistant Manager, R&D compressors, Tecumseh Products India Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, August 2004 to December 2005.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • Advanced CFD training: Combustion Simulations for diesel and gasoline port fuel injected engines, By AVL India Pvt Ltd, Delhi, 2nd - 6th October, 2016.
  • Training on Internal Combustion Systems: HCCI, DoD, VCT/VVT, DI & VCR, By SAE India, Chennai, 6th – 8th December 2012.
  • Training on Computational Fluid Dynamics by Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, 23rd to 24th August 2004.

Achievements and Awards: 

  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Conducting Schaeffler Technology Show at MRV, Chennai Effectively", 11th August, 2015.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Computation of Flow and Swirl Coefficients for Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", 23rd November, 2014.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Presentation on Technology Development Plan for Power Train Division", 12th August, 2014.
  • Mahindra Spot Award for ``Thermal efficiency plots for Quanto and Xylo  engine for effective visualization", 12th  October, 2013.
  • Mahindra Excellerator Award for ``Single cylinder engine air flow optimization", 8th October, 2013.
  • The Institution of Engineers India Young Engineer Award in aerospace engineering for 2013-14
  • Teaching Assistance Fellowship for pursing PhD from ``Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India", 2006-10.
  • Teaching Assistance Fellowship for pursing M.Tech from ``Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India", 2002-04.
  • Best Seminar Award in B.Tech for the talk, ``Desirable combustion properties of a fuel for internal combustion engine applications", 2002.
  • Awarded a scholarship from the A.P. state government from 8th to 10th standard at district level, 1993-1996.

Memberships:

  • Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics,
  • Internal Combustion Engines and
  • High Temperature Gas Dynamics

Selected Publications:

  • Reddy, D.S.K., Bijaylakshmi, S., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of High-Enthalpy Air Chemistry on Stagnation Point Heat Flux", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 28, No. 2, April-June 2014, pp.356-359.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Chemical Reaction Rates on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Flows", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 25, No. 1, January-March 2011, pp.21-33.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Hypersonic Turbulent Flow Simulation of FIRE II Re-entry Vehicle Afterbody", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 46, No. 4, July-August 2009, pp.745-757.

Papers Presented:

  • Reddy, D.S.K, ``Investigation of High Pressure Diesel Spray Characteristics with Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach", 18th Annual Conference of Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems Asia, India, 6th - 9th, November, 2016, Paper No. ILASS-Asia-75.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Suryanarayana, V., and Ghodke, P., ``Computation and Validation of In-cylinder Flowfield, Swirl and Flow Coefficients for a Naturally Aspirated Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", SAE Paper 2016-28-0018.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Ghodke, P., and Velusamy, R., ``Indigenous Knowledge Generation in the Design of Automotive Engines", India International Science Festival, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 4th-8th December, Paper No. 120, 2015.
  • Rehan, S., Anand, K., Padmavathi, R., Jagan. G., Anshul, A., Gourav, G., Reddy, D.S.K., and Siva, S.R., ``Computational and Experimental Investigations to Improve Performance, Emission and Fuel Efficiency of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine, SAE Paper 2015-26-0099, 2015.
  • Manas, K.P., Aneesh, B., Ghodke, P., Velusamy, R., Reddy, D.S.K., Anand, T.N.C., Shamit, B., ``Spray Visualization of High Pressure Diesel Sprays at Various Ambient Conditions", 2nd National Propulsion Conference, India, 23rd -24th February, 2015, Paper No. NPC2015-27.
  • Manjunath, C.R., Reddy, D.S.K., Rehan, S., Padmavathi, R., ``Analysis of Pressure Pulsations in the Intake Duct of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", ASME Conference  paper FEDSM2014-21305, 2014.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., Padmavathi, R., Rehan, S., and Radhakrishnan, S., ``Practical Considerations in the Air Flow Optimization of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine", SAE paper 2014-01-1705, 2014.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and K. Sinha, ``Analysis of High-enthalpy Air-chemistry and its Effect on Stagnation Point Heat Flux," AIAA paper 2012-3002, 2012.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Chemical Reaction Rates on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Capsules", AIAA paper 2010-630, 2010.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Effect of Transport Coefficients on Aero-heating Predictions of Re-entry Capsules", 4th Symposium on Applied  Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicles, Bengaluru, India, Dec 10-12,  2009.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Analysis of Non-Equilibrium  Thermo-Chemistry in Fire II Re-entry Flowfield", 34th Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Conference, BITS, Ranchi, India, Dec. 10-12,  2007.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Sinha, K., ``Hypersonic Turbulent Reacting Flow Simulation of Fire II Re-entry Vehicle", AIAA Paper 2007-805, 2007.
  • Reddy, D.S.K., and Pavan, V.V.R., ``Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel for Automobiles", All India Mechanical Engineering Students Meet-2001, JNTU College of Engineering, Anthapur, A.P.

Working Papers

  • “Boundary layer thermo-chemistry over a re-entry capsule at flight conditions”, 2017

Work in Progress:

  • “Prediction of flowfield and pressure drop over a forward facing step for steady flow and pulsating flow”. 2017
  • “Prediction of projectile range of an artillery shell using CFD (OpenFoam)”, 2017-2018.
  • “Development of Euler solvers for predicting the wave phenomena in the intake system of internal combustion engines”, 2017-18.
  • Development of Euler solvers with non-equilibrium thermo-chemistry at flight conditions over blunt bodies