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Dr. Varun Goel

Associate Professor

My personal interest involves applications of Thermal Engineering.

Name : Dr. Varun Goel
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254742
Email ID : varun@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Varun Goel
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Date of Birth : 22/06/1980
Date of joining : 01/08/2007

Contact Details

Phone : 254742
Email ID : varun@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Renewable Energy, Heat Transfer, Turbomachines

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
PhD 2010 NIT Hamirpur
M. Tech. 2004 IIT Roorkee
B. E. 2002 MJP Rohilkhand University

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 IEI (Institution of Engineers India) Young Engineers Award Young Engineers Award Institution OF Engineers 2011
2 Hari Om Ashram Prerit Research Award Research in Renewable Energy Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute 2011
3 ISTE-SGSITS National Award Best Research Work done by Young Teachers of Engineering Colleges ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education) 2014

Research Experience



Research Interests : Renewable Energy (Small Hydro, Solar thermal and Bioenergy), Turbo-machines, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Life Cycle Assessment
Brief Research Statement : My research centers around Renewable energy, Heat Transfer. My approach is guided by formal and mathematically rigorous methods. The consequences, nonetheless, go beyond purely theoretical interests, and they bring about new opportunities and ideas in modern energy management.

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2019 Paramvir Singh, Varun Goel, SR Chauhan, AK Gupta Impact of Binary Biofuel Blend on Lubricating Oil Degradation in a Compression Ignition Engine Transactions of ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology Science Citation Index
2019 Kumar R, Kumar A,Varun Goel Simulation of flow and heat transfer in triangular cross-sectional solar assisted air heater Transactions of ASME J Solar Energy Engineering Science Citation Index Expanded/Web of Science
2019 Kumar R, Kumar A, Varun Goel Performance improvement and development of correlation for friction factor and heat transfer using computational fluid dynamics for ribbed triangular duct solar air heater Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Kumar A,Varun Goel Effect of Rounded Corners on the Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow through Triangular Duct Transactions of ASME J Heat Transfer Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Paramvir Singh, Varun Goel, Effect of bio-lubricant on wear characteristics of cylinder liner-piston ring and cam-tappet combination in simulated environment Fuel (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoeland Chauhan SR Effects of Dual Biofuel Approach for total elimination of Diesel on injection system by reciprocatoryfrequency monitor Proceedings IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Bordoloi N, Sharma A, Nautiyal H, Varun Goel An Intense Review on the Latest Advancements of Earth Air Heat Exchangers Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Varun Goel, Kumar A Investigation of heat transfer augmentation and friction factor in triangular duct solar air heater due to forward facing chamfered rectangular ribs: A CFD based analysis Renewable Energy (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Varun Goel, Naresh Kumar,Paramvir Singh Impact of modified parameters on diesel engine characteristics using biodiesel: a review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Varun Goel, Kumar A, Khurana S, Singh P and Bopche SB Numerical investigation of heat transfer and friction factor in ribbed triangular duct solar air heater using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2018 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoeland Chauhan SR , Assessment of diesel engine combustion, performance and emission characteristics fuelled with dual fuel blends Renewable Energy (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar A parametric study of the 2D model of solar air heater with elliptical rib roughness using CFD Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2017 Avdhesh Sharma, GauravBhardwaj, Varun Heat Transfer and Friction Factor Correlation Development for Double Pass Solar Air Heater Having V-Shaped Ribs as Roughness Elements Experimental Heat Transfer (Taylor & Francis) Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, Varun and Chauhan SR Feasibility of a new non-edible feedstock in diesel engine: Investigation of performance, emissions and combustion characteristics Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2017 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar Numerical simulation of flow through equilateral triangular duct under constant wall heat flux boundary condition Institution of Engineers India Series-C Scopus
2017 GauravBhardwaj, Varun,Rajneesh Kumar, Avdhesh Sharma Heat transfer augmentation and flow characteristics in ribbed triangular duct solar air heater: An experimental analysis International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun,Anoop Kumar Experimental and CFD study on fluid flow and heat transfer in triangular passage solar air heater of different configurations Transactions of ASME J Solar Energy Engineering Science Citation Index Expanded/Web of Science
2017 Varun Goel, PankajGuleria, Rajneesh Kumar Effect of apex angle variation on thermal and hydraulic performance of roughened triangular duct International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer Science Citation Index
2017 Varun, Paramvir Singh, Samaresh Kumar Tiwari, Rituparn Singh and Naresh Kumar Modification in combustion chamber geometry of CI engines for suitability of biodiesel: a review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, Varun and Sant Ram. Chauhan Influence of temperature on tribological performance of dual biofuel Fuel (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoelandSant Ram Chauhan Impact of dual biofuel approach on engine oil dilution in CI engines Fuel (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Kumar R, Kumar A, Varun Goel A parametric analysis of rectangular rib roughened triangular duct solar air heater using computational fluid dynamics Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Banerjee A, Rai A, Mohanty B, Varun Simulation of combustion space heat transfer of glass melting furnace Heat Transfer-Asian Research (Wiley) Scopus
2016 A. P. Singh, Varun, Siddhartha, Kumar A Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Solar Air Heater with Roughened Duct having Arc-Shaped Elements as Roughness Element on the Absorber Plate Institution of Engineers India Series-C (Springer) Scopus
2016 Paramvir Singh, Varun, SR Chauhan and N Kumar A Review on Methodology For Complete Elimination of Diesel from CI Engines Using Mixed Feedstock Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Kumar N, Varun and Chauhan SR Evaluation of the effects of engine parameters on performance and emissions of diesel engine operating with biodiesel blend International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2016 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar Thermal and Fluid dynamic characteristic of flow through triangular cross-sectional duct: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Ekka K, SR Chauhan, Varun Study on the Sliding Wear Behaviour of Hybrid Aluminium Matrix Composites Using Taguchi Design and Neural Network IMechE Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (Sage) Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Pandey NK, Bajpai VK, Varun Experimental investigation of heat transfer augmentation using multiple arcs with gap on absorber plate of solar air heater Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Varun, SourabhKhurana, HimanshuNautiyal, Garg MO and Shukla M Heat Transfer Augmentation Using Twisted Tape Inserts: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Anoop Kumar Silt erosion study on the performance of an impulse turbine in small hydropower International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2016 Paramvir Singh, Varun,Chauhan SR Carbonyl and aromatic hydrocarbon emissions from diesel engine exhaust using different feedstock: A review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Pandey NK, Bajpai VK, Varun Heat transfer and friction factor study of a solar air heater having multiple arcs with gap shaped roughness element on absorber plate Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 AbhishekSaxena, Varun, Al-Sebaii AA A thermodynamic review of solar air heaters Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar and Varun Multi Objective Optimization of Hybrid Power Generation System for a Commercial market in Moradabad District of Uttar Pradesh, India International Journal of Sustainable Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2015 KiranEkka, Chauhan SR, Varun Dry Sliding Wear Characteristics of SiC and Al2O3NanoparticulateAluminium Matrix Composite Using Taguchi Technique Arabian Journal of Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 Niraj Kumar, Varun, Chauhan SR Evaluation of endurance characteristics for a modified diesel engine runs on jatropha biodiesel Applied Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index
2015 Varun Heat transfer and friction factor study for triangular duct solar air heater having discrete v shaped ribs World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology International Science Index
2015 Aashish Sharma, Ajay Chauhan, HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, Sharma PK Improvement in thermal efficiency of a CI engine using a waste heat recovery technique ELK- Asia Pacific Journals Indian Science
2015 Ekka K, Chauhan SR, Varun Effect of Different Reinforcements on Sliding Wear of Aluminium Matrix Composites Using Taguchi Design of Experimental Technique Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Science Indian Science
2015 TanmayAgarwal, Varun, Anoop Kumar Solar Absorption refrigeration system for air-conditioning of a classroom building in a northern India Institution of Engineers India Series-C (Springer) Scopus
2014 NitinAgarwal, Varun and Anoop Kumar Unit Sizing and cost analysis of renewable energy based hybrid power generation system-A case study Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Scopus
2014 Anil P. Singh, Varun and Siddhartha Heat Transfer and Friction Factor correlations for Multiple Arc Shape Roughness elements on the Absorber Plate used in Solar Air Heaters Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier) Scopus
2014 Harshdeep Sharma, Varun, Anoop Kumar and SourabhKhurana A review of researches on thermal exhaust heat recovery with radiation recuperators in high temperature applications Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Khushmeet Kumar, MuneeshSethi, Sourabh Kumar Particle Impaction and Flow through an Infinite Array of Cylinders Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Scopus
2014 Sanjay Yadav, ManeeshKaushal, Varun, Siddhartha Exergetic performance evaluation of solar air heater having arc shape oriented protrusions as roughness element Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Anil P. Singh, Varun and Siddhartha Effect of artificial roughness on heat transfer and friction characteristics having multiple arc shaped roughness element Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Niraj Kumar, Varun and Chauhan SR Analysis of tribological performance of biodiesel IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology (Sage) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Kiran Ekka, Chauhan SR, Varun Comparison of micro size ceramic particulate filler (SIC, AL2O3andCenospehere) composites on mechanical, sliding wear and seizure behaviour IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology (Sage) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar Effect of Silt Particles on Erosion of Turgo Impulse Turbine Blades International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2014 ManeeshKaushal, Varun Effective Efficiency of Solar Air Heaters of Different Types of Roughness Geometries over Absorber Plate Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Scopus
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun Effect of Jet Diameter on Erosion of Turgo Impulse Turbine runner Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Sunil, Varun and Naveen Sharma Experimental investigation of the performance of an indirect mode natural convection solar dryer for drying Fenugreek Leaves Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SanjayYadav, ManeeshKaushal, Varun and Siddhartha Nusselt Number and Friction Factor Correlations for Solar Air Heater Duct having Protrusions as Roughness Elements on Absorber plate Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier) Scopus
2013 Niraj Kumar, Varun and Sant Ram Chauhan Performance and Emission Characteristics of Biodiesel from different Origins: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and AnoopKumar Effect of nozzle angle on erosion and performance of Turgo impulse turbine International Journal of Hydropower and Dams Scopus
2013 Suneel Kumar, Manish Kumar Chauhan and Varun Numerical modeling of compression ignition engine: A review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 Avdhesh Sharma, Varun, Prashant Kumar and Gaurav Bhardwaj Heat transfer and friction characteristics of double pass solar air heater having V-shaped roughness on the absorber plate Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP) Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar Experimental Investigation of Erosion and Performance of Turgo Impulse Turbine Hydro Nepal Scopus
2013 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar, Varun Optimization of grid independent hybrid PV–diesel–battery system for power generation in remote villages of Uttar Pradesh, India Energy for Sustainable Development (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar FEM Analysis of Turgo Impulse TurbineBlade Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Scopus
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Khushmeet Kumar, MuneeshSethi Effect of silt size, concentration on erosion of turgo turbine blades Hydro Nepal Scopus
2013 Varun Effect of Head and Scheme on GHG Emissions from Mini Hydropower system in India World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Science Index
2012 AbhishekSaxena, Agarwal N, Varun, and Srivastava G Energy saving parameters in household sectors of Uttar Pradesh, India TERI Information Digest on Energy and Environment Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Naveen Sharma, Varun and Siddhartha Stochastic Techniques Used for Optimization in Solar Systems: a Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Siddhartha, Naveen Sharma and Varun A particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Optimization of Thermal Performance of a Smooth flat plate solar air heater Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar and Varun Optimal Design of Hybrid PV-Diesel-Battery System for Power Generation in Moradabad District of Uttar Pradesh India International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2012 HimanshuNautiyal and Varun Progress in Renewable Energy under Clean development mechanism in India Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Varun, AashishSharma,Venu Shree and HimanshuNautiyal Life Cycle Environmental Assessment of a Building in northern India - A case study Sustainable Cities and Society (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 MuneeshSethi, Thakur NS and Varun Heat transfer and friction characteristics of dimple-shaped roughness element arranged in angular fashion (arc) on the absorber plate of solar air heater Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 NitinAgarwal, Varun and Anoop Kumar Sizing analysis and cost optimization of hybrid solar-diesel-battery based electric power generation system using simulated annealing technique Distributed Generation and Alternate Energy (Taylor & Francis) Scopus
2012 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Life Cycle GHG Emissions Estimation from different types of SHP schemes in India Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Muneesh Sethi, Varun, Thakur NS Correlations for Solar Air Heater Duct with Dimpled Shape Roughness Elements on Absorber Plate Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Harshdeep Sharma, Varun and Anoop Kumar Performance analysis of metallic concentric tube recuperator in parallel flow arrangement International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier) Science Citation Index
2012 Sanjay Yadav, Varun, Siddhartha and ManeeshKaushal Heat transfer and frictional characteristics of rectangular channel air heater duct having protrusion as roughness elements Journal of Institution of Engineers India – Series C (Springer) Scopus
2011 Aashish Sharma, AbhishekSaxena, MuneeshSethi, Venu Shree andVarun Life cycle Assessment of Buildings: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun,Singal SK and Aashish Sharma Small Hydropower for sustainable energy development in India Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, Anoop Kumar and Sanjay Yadav Experimental investigation of centrifugal pump working as turbine for small hydropower systems Energy Science and Technology Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 AbhishekSaxena, Varun, Pandey SP and Srivastav G A Thermodynamic Review on Solar Box Type Cookers Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 Manish Kumar Chauhan, Varun, SachinChaudhary, Suneel Kumar and Samar Life cycle Assessment of Sugar Industry: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 Varun,Naveen Sharma,Bhat IK and Grover D Optimization of smooth flat plate solar air heater using stochastic iterative perturbation technique Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 AayushKaushal and Varun Solar Stills: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Sherwani, AF, Usmani, JA and Varun Life Cycle Assessment of Solar PV based Electricity Generation Systems: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun and Siddhartha Thermal Performance Optimization of a Flat Plate Solar Air Heater Using Genetic Algorithm Applied Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index
2010 Harshdeep Sharma, Anoop Kumar and Varun Performance Analysis of Metallic Radiation Recuperator with Counter Flow Arrangement Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK A Figure of Merit for Evaluating Sustainability of Renewable Energy Systems Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, and Anoop Kumar Reverse Running Pumps Analytical, Experimental and Computational Study: A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Life Cycle Energy and GHG Analysis of Hydro Electric Power Development in India International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Varun,Bhat IK and Ravi Prakash LCA of Renewable Energy for Electricity Generation Systems-A Review Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Anoop Kumar, Varun, Prashant Kumar and Singal SK Performance of A Venturi Scrubbers in Intermediate Drop Reynolds Number Regime for Small Particles at Different Throat Length and Throat Gas Velocity Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution Scopus
2009 Varun, Amar Patnaik, SainiRP,Singal SK and Siddhartha Performance Prediction of Solar Air Heater having roughened duct provided with Transverse and Inclined Ribs as artificial roughness Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Energy, economics and environmental analysis of Renewable Energy Systems Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2008 Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK Investigation of thermal performance of solar air heater having roughness elements as a combination of inclined and transverse ribs on the absorber plate Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2008 Prashant Verma, Varun and Singal SK Review on mathematical modeling of latent thermal energy storage system using phase change materials Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Varun and Singal, SK Review of Augmentation of Energy Needs Using Renewable Energy Sources in India Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Mittal MK, Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK Effective Efficiency of Solar Air Heaters Having Different Roughness Geometry on Absorber Plate Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK A Review on roughness geometry used in solar air heaters Solar Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Singal SK, Varun and Singh RP Rural electrification of a remote island with renewable energy sources Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Science Citation Index Expanded

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
PI Research Project Effect of Apex Angle on Heat transfer and friction characteristics having roughness elements on triangular duct used in solar air heaters DST 14/08/2012 10/06/2016 6.48 lacs Completed - SERC/ET-258/2011 26/12/2018
Co-PI Research Project Solar Thermal Collection Efficiency improvement using multi-staging of parabolic dish collector State Council for Science, Technology & Environment H.P. 29/03/2018 28/03/2020 5.35 lacs On-going Dr. Santosh Bopche SCSTE/F(8)-1/2017/R&D 29/03/2018

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Muneesh Sethi Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater using dimple shape as roughness element Awarded 2013 Dr. N. S. Thakur
Ph.D Harshdeep Sharma Performance assessment of high temperature metallic annular recuperator Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Sourabh Khurana Study of Silt erosion and Performance of Turgo impulse turbine for SHP system Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Nitin Agarwal Design and optimization of renewable energy based hybrid power generation system for rural electrification in India Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Sanjay Yadav Thermohydraulic performance of protrusions used as roughness elements in rectangular solar air heaters Awarded 2015 Dr. Siddhartha
Ph.D Niraj Kumar Experimental investigation on feasibility of biodiesel blend (B40) in a modified compression ignition engine Awarded 2015 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D Kiran Ikka Mechanical and tribological characterization of particulate filled aluminium matrix composites Awarded 2016 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D A. P. Singh Heat transfer and friction characteristics study of multiple arc shaped roughness element used in solar air heaters Awarded 2015 Dr. Siddhartha
Ph.D Paramvir Singh Experimental Investigation of Diesel Engine Characteristics by Using Dual Biofuel Approach for Complete Elimination of Diesel Submitted 2018 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D Navneet Arya Heat Transfer Augmentation On going 2018 -

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturer MED, MIT MORADABAD 06/08/2004 31/07/2007 3
Assistant Professor MED, NIT HAMIRPUR 01/08/2007 06/05/2019 11
Associate Professor MED, NIT Hamirpur 06/05/2019 4 months

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Assistant Warden NIT Hamirpur 31/07/2009 14/09/2011
Chairman SUGC NIT Hamirpur 06/01/2016 28/09/2016
FI (Transport) NIT Hamirpur 08/05/2018
FI (Institute Time Table) NIT Hamirpur 01/05/2019
Coordinator Chemical Engg Deptt. 08/05/2013

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Chapter Water Footprints of Hydropower Projects Springer Nature HimanshuNautiyal, Varun Goel, Paramvir Singh 978-981-13-2739-1 2018
Chapter Effect of VOCs on human health Springer Nature VipinSoni, Paramvir Singh, Venu Shree and Varun Goel, 978-981-10-7184-3 2018
Chapter Solar Food Processing and cooking methodologies Springer Nature Saxena A, Varun Goel, Mehmet Karakilcik 978-981-10-7205-5 2018
Chapter Life Cycle Assessment of an Academic Building: A Case Study Elsevier HimanshuNautiyal, Venu Shree, Paramvir Singh, SourabhKhurana, Varun Goel 978-0-12-812849-7 2018
Chapter Carbon Foot Print Estimation from Building Sector in India CRC Press Venu Shree, Varun and HimanshuNautiyal 978-1-4822-6222-3 2016
Chapter Environmental Impacts of Packaging Material Springer Varun, Aashish Sharma and HimanshuNautiyal 978-981-287-911-0 2016
Chapter Clean Development Mechanism: A key to sustainable development Springer HimanshuNautiyal and Varun 978-81-322-2055-8 2015
Chapter Recycling Potential of Building Materials: A Review Springer HimanshuNautiyal, Venu Shree, SourabhKhurana, Niraj Kumar, Varun 978-981-287-642-3 2015
Chapter Small Hydropower: A promising source of electricity generation Studium Press Singal SK and Varun 1-62699-072-7 2015
Chapter Cabon Footprint and Energy Estimation of the Sugar Industry: An Indian case study Springer Varun and Manish Kumar Chauhan 978-981-4585-74-3 2014
Chapter Computational Studyof Various Longitudinal Fin Profiles Springer Pankaj Dhaka, Prashant Kumar and Varun 978-81-322-1870-8 2014

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description
1 Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship To carry out work at University of South Florida, Tampa FL for 3 months

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Profile Summary

Last Update: 05/10/2019 11:00am
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Name : Dr. Varun Goel
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254742
Email ID : varun@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://nith.ac.in/portfolios/index.php?/nith/dr-varun-goel-
Date of Birth : 22/06/1980
Date of Joining : 01/08/2007

Specialization

Renewable Energy, Heat Transfer, Turbomachines

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
PhD 2010 NIT Hamirpur
M. Tech. 2004 IIT Roorkee
B. E. 2002 MJP Rohilkhand University

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturer MED, MIT MORADABAD 06/08/2004 31/07/2007 3
Assistant Professor MED, NIT HAMIRPUR 01/08/2007 06/05/2019 11
Associate Professor MED, NIT Hamirpur 06/05/2019 4 months

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Assistant Warden NIT Hamirpur 31/07/2009 14/09/2011
Chairman SUGC NIT Hamirpur 06/01/2016 28/09/2016
FI (Transport) NIT Hamirpur 08/05/2018
FI (Institute Time Table) NIT Hamirpur 01/05/2019
Coordinator Chemical Engg Deptt. 08/05/2013

Research Experience

Research Interests : Renewable Energy (Small Hydro, Solar thermal and Bioenergy), Turbo-machines, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Life Cycle Assessment
Brief Research Statement : My research centers around Renewable energy, Heat Transfer. My approach is guided by formal and mathematically rigorous methods. The consequences, nonetheless, go beyond purely theoretical interests, and they bring about new opportunities and ideas in modern energy management.

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
PI Research Project Effect of Apex Angle on Heat transfer and friction characteristics having roughness elements on triangular duct used in solar air heaters DST 14/08/2012 10/06/2016 6.48 lacs Completed - SERC/ET-258/2011 26/12/2018
Co-PI Research Project Solar Thermal Collection Efficiency improvement using multi-staging of parabolic dish collector State Council for Science, Technology & Environment H.P. 29/03/2018 28/03/2020 5.35 lacs On-going Dr. Santosh Bopche SCSTE/F(8)-1/2017/R&D 29/03/2018

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2019 Paramvir Singh, Varun Goel, SR Chauhan, AK Gupta Transactions of ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology Impact of Binary Biofuel Blend on Lubricating Oil Degradation in a Compression Ignition Engine Science Citation Index
2019 Kumar R, Kumar A,Varun Goel Transactions of ASME J Solar Energy Engineering Simulation of flow and heat transfer in triangular cross-sectional solar assisted air heater Science Citation Index Expanded/Web of Science
2019 Kumar R, Kumar A, Varun Goel Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Performance improvement and development of correlation for friction factor and heat transfer using computational fluid dynamics for ribbed triangular duct solar air heater Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Kumar A,Varun Goel Transactions of ASME J Heat Transfer Effect of Rounded Corners on the Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow through Triangular Duct Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Paramvir Singh, Varun Goel, Fuel (Elsevier) Effect of bio-lubricant on wear characteristics of cylinder liner-piston ring and cam-tappet combination in simulated environment SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoeland Chauhan SR Proceedings IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology Effects of Dual Biofuel Approach for total elimination of Diesel on injection system by reciprocatoryfrequency monitor Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Bordoloi N, Sharma A, Nautiyal H, Varun Goel Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) An Intense Review on the Latest Advancements of Earth Air Heat Exchangers SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Varun Goel, Kumar A Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Investigation of heat transfer augmentation and friction factor in triangular duct solar air heater due to forward facing chamfered rectangular ribs: A CFD based analysis SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Varun Goel, Naresh Kumar,Paramvir Singh Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Impact of modified parameters on diesel engine characteristics using biodiesel: a review SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Kumar R, Varun Goel, Kumar A, Khurana S, Singh P and Bopche SB Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Numerical investigation of heat transfer and friction factor in ribbed triangular duct solar air heater using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2018 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoeland Chauhan SR Renewable Energy (Elsevier) , Assessment of diesel engine combustion, performance and emission characteristics fuelled with dual fuel blends SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2018 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) A parametric study of the 2D model of solar air heater with elliptical rib roughness using CFD Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2017 Avdhesh Sharma, GauravBhardwaj, Varun Experimental Heat Transfer (Taylor & Francis) Heat Transfer and Friction Factor Correlation Development for Double Pass Solar Air Heater Having V-Shaped Ribs as Roughness Elements Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, Varun and Chauhan SR Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Feasibility of a new non-edible feedstock in diesel engine: Investigation of performance, emissions and combustion characteristics Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
2017 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar Institution of Engineers India Series-C Numerical simulation of flow through equilateral triangular duct under constant wall heat flux boundary condition Scopus
2017 GauravBhardwaj, Varun,Rajneesh Kumar, Avdhesh Sharma International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) Heat transfer augmentation and flow characteristics in ribbed triangular duct solar air heater: An experimental analysis Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun,Anoop Kumar Transactions of ASME J Solar Energy Engineering Experimental and CFD study on fluid flow and heat transfer in triangular passage solar air heater of different configurations Science Citation Index Expanded/Web of Science
2017 Varun Goel, PankajGuleria, Rajneesh Kumar International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer Effect of apex angle variation on thermal and hydraulic performance of roughened triangular duct Science Citation Index
2017 Varun, Paramvir Singh, Samaresh Kumar Tiwari, Rituparn Singh and Naresh Kumar Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Modification in combustion chamber geometry of CI engines for suitability of biodiesel: a review SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, Varun and Sant Ram. Chauhan Fuel (Elsevier) Influence of temperature on tribological performance of dual biofuel SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Paramvir Singh, VarunGoelandSant Ram Chauhan Fuel (Elsevier) Impact of dual biofuel approach on engine oil dilution in CI engines SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Kumar R, Kumar A, Varun Goel Solar Energy (Elsevier) A parametric analysis of rectangular rib roughened triangular duct solar air heater using computational fluid dynamics Science Citation Index Expanded
2017 Banerjee A, Rai A, Mohanty B, Varun Heat Transfer-Asian Research (Wiley) Simulation of combustion space heat transfer of glass melting furnace Scopus
2016 A. P. Singh, Varun, Siddhartha, Kumar A Institution of Engineers India Series-C (Springer) Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Solar Air Heater with Roughened Duct having Arc-Shaped Elements as Roughness Element on the Absorber Plate Scopus
2016 Paramvir Singh, Varun, SR Chauhan and N Kumar Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) A Review on Methodology For Complete Elimination of Diesel from CI Engines Using Mixed Feedstock SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Kumar N, Varun and Chauhan SR International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Evaluation of the effects of engine parameters on performance and emissions of diesel engine operating with biodiesel blend Scopus
2016 Rajneesh Kumar, Varun and Anoop Kumar Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Thermal and Fluid dynamic characteristic of flow through triangular cross-sectional duct: A Review SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Ekka K, SR Chauhan, Varun IMechE Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications (Sage) Study on the Sliding Wear Behaviour of Hybrid Aluminium Matrix Composites Using Taguchi Design and Neural Network Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Pandey NK, Bajpai VK, Varun Solar Energy (Elsevier) Experimental investigation of heat transfer augmentation using multiple arcs with gap on absorber plate of solar air heater Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Varun, SourabhKhurana, HimanshuNautiyal, Garg MO and Shukla M Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Heat Transfer Augmentation Using Twisted Tape Inserts: A Review SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Anoop Kumar International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Silt erosion study on the performance of an impulse turbine in small hydropower Scopus
2016 Paramvir Singh, Varun,Chauhan SR Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Carbonyl and aromatic hydrocarbon emissions from diesel engine exhaust using different feedstock: A review SciSearch/Science Citation Index Expanded
2016 Pandey NK, Bajpai VK, Varun Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (Springer) Heat transfer and friction factor study of a solar air heater having multiple arcs with gap shaped roughness element on absorber plate Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 AbhishekSaxena, Varun, Al-Sebaii AA Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) A thermodynamic review of solar air heaters Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar and Varun International Journal of Sustainable Energy (Taylor & Francis) Multi Objective Optimization of Hybrid Power Generation System for a Commercial market in Moradabad District of Uttar Pradesh, India Scopus
2015 KiranEkka, Chauhan SR, Varun Arabian Journal of Science and Technology (Springer) Dry Sliding Wear Characteristics of SiC and Al2O3NanoparticulateAluminium Matrix Composite Using Taguchi Technique Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 Niraj Kumar, Varun, Chauhan SR Applied Energy (Elsevier) Evaluation of endurance characteristics for a modified diesel engine runs on jatropha biodiesel Science Citation Index
2015 Varun World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology Heat transfer and friction factor study for triangular duct solar air heater having discrete v shaped ribs International Science Index
2015 Aashish Sharma, Ajay Chauhan, HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, Sharma PK ELK- Asia Pacific Journals Improvement in thermal efficiency of a CI engine using a waste heat recovery technique Indian Science
2015 Ekka K, Chauhan SR, Varun Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Science Effect of Different Reinforcements on Sliding Wear of Aluminium Matrix Composites Using Taguchi Design of Experimental Technique Indian Science
2015 TanmayAgarwal, Varun, Anoop Kumar Institution of Engineers India Series-C (Springer) Solar Absorption refrigeration system for air-conditioning of a classroom building in a northern India Scopus
2014 NitinAgarwal, Varun and Anoop Kumar Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Unit Sizing and cost analysis of renewable energy based hybrid power generation system-A case study Scopus
2014 Anil P. Singh, Varun and Siddhartha Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier) Heat Transfer and Friction Factor correlations for Multiple Arc Shape Roughness elements on the Absorber Plate used in Solar Air Heaters Scopus
2014 Harshdeep Sharma, Varun, Anoop Kumar and SourabhKhurana Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) A review of researches on thermal exhaust heat recovery with radiation recuperators in high temperature applications Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Khushmeet Kumar, MuneeshSethi, Sourabh Kumar Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Particle Impaction and Flow through an Infinite Array of Cylinders Scopus
2014 Sanjay Yadav, ManeeshKaushal, Varun, Siddhartha Solar Energy (Elsevier) Exergetic performance evaluation of solar air heater having arc shape oriented protrusions as roughness element Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Anil P. Singh, Varun and Siddhartha Solar Energy (Elsevier) Effect of artificial roughness on heat transfer and friction characteristics having multiple arc shaped roughness element Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Niraj Kumar, Varun and Chauhan SR IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology (Sage) Analysis of tribological performance of biodiesel Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Kiran Ekka, Chauhan SR, Varun IMechE Part J: Engineering Tribology (Sage) Comparison of micro size ceramic particulate filler (SIC, AL2O3andCenospehere) composites on mechanical, sliding wear and seizure behaviour Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Effect of Silt Particles on Erosion of Turgo Impulse Turbine Blades Scopus
2014 ManeeshKaushal, Varun Walailak Journal of Science and Technology Effective Efficiency of Solar Air Heaters of Different Types of Roughness Geometries over Absorber Plate Scopus
2014 SourabhKhurana, Varun Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (Springer) Effect of Jet Diameter on Erosion of Turgo Impulse Turbine runner Science Citation Index Expanded
2014 Sunil, Varun and Naveen Sharma Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Springer) Experimental investigation of the performance of an indirect mode natural convection solar dryer for drying Fenugreek Leaves Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SanjayYadav, ManeeshKaushal, Varun and Siddhartha Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier) Nusselt Number and Friction Factor Correlations for Solar Air Heater Duct having Protrusions as Roughness Elements on Absorber plate Scopus
2013 Niraj Kumar, Varun and Sant Ram Chauhan Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Performance and Emission Characteristics of Biodiesel from different Origins: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and AnoopKumar International Journal of Hydropower and Dams Effect of nozzle angle on erosion and performance of Turgo impulse turbine Scopus
2013 Suneel Kumar, Manish Kumar Chauhan and Varun Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Numerical modeling of compression ignition engine: A review Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 Avdhesh Sharma, Varun, Prashant Kumar and Gaurav Bhardwaj Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP) Heat transfer and friction characteristics of double pass solar air heater having V-shaped roughness on the absorber plate Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar Hydro Nepal Experimental Investigation of Erosion and Performance of Turgo Impulse Turbine Scopus
2013 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar, Varun Energy for Sustainable Development (Elsevier) Optimization of grid independent hybrid PV–diesel–battery system for power generation in remote villages of Uttar Pradesh, India Science Citation Index Expanded
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun and Anoop Kumar Walailak Journal of Science and Technology FEM Analysis of Turgo Impulse TurbineBlade Scopus
2013 SourabhKhurana, Varun, Khushmeet Kumar, MuneeshSethi Hydro Nepal Effect of silt size, concentration on erosion of turgo turbine blades Scopus
2013 Varun World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Effect of Head and Scheme on GHG Emissions from Mini Hydropower system in India International Science Index
2012 AbhishekSaxena, Agarwal N, Varun, and Srivastava G TERI Information Digest on Energy and Environment Energy saving parameters in household sectors of Uttar Pradesh, India Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Naveen Sharma, Varun and Siddhartha Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Stochastic Techniques Used for Optimization in Solar Systems: a Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Siddhartha, Naveen Sharma and Varun Energy (Elsevier) A particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Optimization of Thermal Performance of a Smooth flat plate solar air heater Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 NitinAgarwal, Anoop Kumar and Varun International Journal of Ambient Energy (Taylor & Francis) Optimal Design of Hybrid PV-Diesel-Battery System for Power Generation in Moradabad District of Uttar Pradesh India Scopus
2012 HimanshuNautiyal and Varun Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Progress in Renewable Energy under Clean development mechanism in India Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Varun, AashishSharma,Venu Shree and HimanshuNautiyal Sustainable Cities and Society (Elsevier) Life Cycle Environmental Assessment of a Building in northern India - A case study Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 MuneeshSethi, Thakur NS and Varun Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (AIP) Heat transfer and friction characteristics of dimple-shaped roughness element arranged in angular fashion (arc) on the absorber plate of solar air heater Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 NitinAgarwal, Varun and Anoop Kumar Distributed Generation and Alternate Energy (Taylor & Francis) Sizing analysis and cost optimization of hybrid solar-diesel-battery based electric power generation system using simulated annealing technique Scopus
2012 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Energy (Elsevier) Life Cycle GHG Emissions Estimation from different types of SHP schemes in India Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Muneesh Sethi, Varun, Thakur NS Solar Energy (Elsevier) Correlations for Solar Air Heater Duct with Dimpled Shape Roughness Elements on Absorber Plate Science Citation Index Expanded
2012 Harshdeep Sharma, Varun and Anoop Kumar International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier) Performance analysis of metallic concentric tube recuperator in parallel flow arrangement Science Citation Index
2012 Sanjay Yadav, Varun, Siddhartha and ManeeshKaushal Journal of Institution of Engineers India – Series C (Springer) Heat transfer and frictional characteristics of rectangular channel air heater duct having protrusion as roughness elements Scopus
2011 Aashish Sharma, AbhishekSaxena, MuneeshSethi, Venu Shree andVarun Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Life cycle Assessment of Buildings: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun,Singal SK and Aashish Sharma Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Small Hydropower for sustainable energy development in India Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, Anoop Kumar and Sanjay Yadav Energy Science and Technology Experimental investigation of centrifugal pump working as turbine for small hydropower systems Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 AbhishekSaxena, Varun, Pandey SP and Srivastav G Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) A Thermodynamic Review on Solar Box Type Cookers Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 Manish Kumar Chauhan, Varun, SachinChaudhary, Suneel Kumar and Samar Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Life cycle Assessment of Sugar Industry: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2011 Varun,Naveen Sharma,Bhat IK and Grover D Solar Energy (Elsevier) Optimization of smooth flat plate solar air heater using stochastic iterative perturbation technique Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 AayushKaushal and Varun Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Solar Stills: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Sherwani, AF, Usmani, JA and Varun Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Life Cycle Assessment of Solar PV based Electricity Generation Systems: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun and Siddhartha Applied Energy (Elsevier) Thermal Performance Optimization of a Flat Plate Solar Air Heater Using Genetic Algorithm Science Citation Index
2010 Harshdeep Sharma, Anoop Kumar and Varun Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Springer) Performance Analysis of Metallic Radiation Recuperator with Counter Flow Arrangement Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) A Figure of Merit for Evaluating Sustainability of Renewable Energy Systems Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 HimanshuNautiyal, Varun, and Anoop Kumar Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Reverse Running Pumps Analytical, Experimental and Computational Study: A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2010 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) Life Cycle Energy and GHG Analysis of Hydro Electric Power Development in India Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Varun,Bhat IK and Ravi Prakash Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) LCA of Renewable Energy for Electricity Generation Systems-A Review Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Anoop Kumar, Varun, Prashant Kumar and Singal SK Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution Performance of A Venturi Scrubbers in Intermediate Drop Reynolds Number Regime for Small Particles at Different Throat Length and Throat Gas Velocity Scopus
2009 Varun, Amar Patnaik, SainiRP,Singal SK and Siddhartha Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Performance Prediction of Solar Air Heater having roughened duct provided with Transverse and Inclined Ribs as artificial roughness Science Citation Index Expanded
2009 Varun, Ravi Prakash and Bhat IK Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews(Elsevier) Energy, economics and environmental analysis of Renewable Energy Systems Science Citation Index Expanded
2008 Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Investigation of thermal performance of solar air heater having roughness elements as a combination of inclined and transverse ribs on the absorber plate Science Citation Index Expanded
2008 Prashant Verma, Varun and Singal SK Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Review on mathematical modeling of latent thermal energy storage system using phase change materials Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Varun and Singal, SK Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier) Review of Augmentation of Energy Needs Using Renewable Energy Sources in India Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Mittal MK, Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK Energy (Elsevier) Effective Efficiency of Solar Air Heaters Having Different Roughness Geometry on Absorber Plate Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Varun, Saini RP and Singal SK Solar Energy (Elsevier) A Review on roughness geometry used in solar air heaters Science Citation Index Expanded
2007 Singal SK, Varun and Singh RP Renewable Energy (Elsevier) Rural electrification of a remote island with renewable energy sources Science Citation Index Expanded

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Chapter HimanshuNautiyal, Varun Goel, Paramvir Singh Water Footprints of Hydropower Projects Springer Nature 978-981-13-2739-1 2018
Chapter VipinSoni, Paramvir Singh, Venu Shree and Varun Goel, Effect of VOCs on human health Springer Nature 978-981-10-7184-3 2018
Chapter Saxena A, Varun Goel, Mehmet Karakilcik Solar Food Processing and cooking methodologies Springer Nature 978-981-10-7205-5 2018
Chapter HimanshuNautiyal, Venu Shree, Paramvir Singh, SourabhKhurana, Varun Goel Life Cycle Assessment of an Academic Building: A Case Study Elsevier 978-0-12-812849-7 2018
Chapter Venu Shree, Varun and HimanshuNautiyal Carbon Foot Print Estimation from Building Sector in India CRC Press 978-1-4822-6222-3 2016
Chapter Varun, Aashish Sharma and HimanshuNautiyal Environmental Impacts of Packaging Material Springer 978-981-287-911-0 2016
Chapter HimanshuNautiyal and Varun Clean Development Mechanism: A key to sustainable development Springer 978-81-322-2055-8 2015
Chapter HimanshuNautiyal, Venu Shree, SourabhKhurana, Niraj Kumar, Varun Recycling Potential of Building Materials: A Review Springer 978-981-287-642-3 2015
Chapter Singal SK and Varun Small Hydropower: A promising source of electricity generation Studium Press 1-62699-072-7 2015
Chapter Varun and Manish Kumar Chauhan Cabon Footprint and Energy Estimation of the Sugar Industry: An Indian case study Springer 978-981-4585-74-3 2014
Chapter Pankaj Dhaka, Prashant Kumar and Varun Computational Studyof Various Longitudinal Fin Profiles Springer 978-81-322-1870-8 2014

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Muneesh Sethi Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater using dimple shape as roughness element Awarded 2013 Dr. N. S. Thakur
Ph.D Harshdeep Sharma Performance assessment of high temperature metallic annular recuperator Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Sourabh Khurana Study of Silt erosion and Performance of Turgo impulse turbine for SHP system Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Nitin Agarwal Design and optimization of renewable energy based hybrid power generation system for rural electrification in India Awarded 2014 Dr. Anoop Kumar
Ph.D Sanjay Yadav Thermohydraulic performance of protrusions used as roughness elements in rectangular solar air heaters Awarded 2015 Dr. Siddhartha
Ph.D Niraj Kumar Experimental investigation on feasibility of biodiesel blend (B40) in a modified compression ignition engine Awarded 2015 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D Kiran Ikka Mechanical and tribological characterization of particulate filled aluminium matrix composites Awarded 2016 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D A. P. Singh Heat transfer and friction characteristics study of multiple arc shaped roughness element used in solar air heaters Awarded 2015 Dr. Siddhartha
Ph.D Paramvir Singh Experimental Investigation of Diesel Engine Characteristics by Using Dual Biofuel Approach for Complete Elimination of Diesel Submitted 2018 Dr. S. R. Chauhan
Ph.D Navneet Arya Heat Transfer Augmentation On going 2018 -

Patents


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Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


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Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description
1 Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy (BASE) Fellowship To carry out work at University of South Florida, Tampa FL for 3 months

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 IEI (Institution of Engineers India) Young Engineers Award Young Engineers Award Institution OF Engineers 2011
2 Hari Om Ashram Prerit Research Award Research in Renewable Energy Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute 2011
3 ISTE-SGSITS National Award Best Research Work done by Young Teachers of Engineering Colleges ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education) 2014