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  • Dr. Bittagopal Mondal

    Designation : Scientist
    Specialised in : Thermal-Fluid Sciences
    Joining at CSIR on : 3/6/2010
    Joining at CMERI on : 3/6/2010

Dr. Bittagopal Mondal has received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Guwahati on July 2008. After PhD Thesis submission, he was working as research associate at the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering of University of Pretoria, South Africa. After receiving the PhD Degree, he joined as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Dept. of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engg. of University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (Nov 2008 – May 2010). He joined CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute as a Scientist in June 2010.  He Received the a prestigious fellowship named as Indo-US Research Fellowship Program 2013 and visited the Texas A & M University, College Station, USA as Indo-US Research Fellow for 01 year ( February 2014 to February 2015). Dr. Mondal has about 50 research publications in peer reviewed International Journals and Conferences. His main research areas are conjugate mode heat transfer, water management in fuel cell, two phase flow, wake dynamics, micro and nano fluids and application of the lattice Boltzmann method to solve the fluid flow and heat transfer problems. He is the reviewer of many journals and conferences in the area of heat transfer and computational fluid dynamics. He actively involved with the organization of the   18th National & 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference held at IIT Guwahati during 4-6 January 2006. He has also organized the Indo-German Winter Academy-2012 at CSIR-CMERI during 11-17th December 2012.

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Research areas:
  • Engineering Design & Analysis

Educational career: PhD in Mechanical Engineering
  • Numerical Study of Water Droplet Mobility in Serpentine Gas Flow Channels of PEM Fuel Cell
  • Simulation of water droplet mobility in gas flow channels of PEM fuel cell using the lattice Boltzmann method
  • Feasibility study of graphene based PCM cooling for battery thermal management system
  • Designing of Beam stoppers for super FRS in FAIR Project
  • Development of Underground Coal Gasification (UGC) technology in India (CoalGasUrja)

Phone : +91-343-6510418(Office) +91-9476497011(Mobile)

E-mail :b_mondal[at]cmeri[dot]res[dot]in