Principal

Dr.P.K.Nagarajan,M.E.,Ph.D,

Principal, S.A. Engineering College,

Poonamallee-Avadi Main Road,

Thiruverkadu, Chennai – 600 077.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

          PhD in Heat Transfer with 17 years of experience in Teaching & Research specialized in the research area Heat transfer enhancement studies in heat exchanger using augmentation techniques like twisted tape inserts Micro finned tubes and Nanofluids.

            He is having expertise in designing and conducting experimental heat transfer research problems in Heat exchanger, Heat sinks design and performance evaluation of various augmentation techniques. He Visited University of Applied Science, Aachen, Solar Institute, Julich Germany and Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands  Under European Union –Asia link program.

He is presently executing DST funded project titled “Performance enhancement of micro finned heat exchanger using Nano fluids” under Young Scientist Scheme worth of 19.38 lakhs and also conducted CSIR funded “National level workshop on Nanofluids Characterization and applications” at SAEC on 28.09.12.He also guides four research scholars in the area of Energy and Nano technology under Anna University, Chennai.

He published International peer reviewed journals papers with impact factor. His publication listed in Google scholar & Scopus profile at https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=WrQHLtsAAAAJ&hl=en,  http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=13006957200

He held various administrative positions like Division leader (Thermal &Automotive Group), Evening college coordinator, FFCS coordinator and also worked as Professor and Head in various engineering colleges and universities. He also acted as Chief Superintendent, Camp officer   for Anna University during his tenure as Professor at S.A. Engineering College.

AREA OF INTEREST

Nanofluids, Micro heat sink, Heat transfer enhancements, Solar Parabolic collector, Solar Desalination, Micro finned heat exchangers

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

PhD      Heat transfer                          @    National institute of Technology, Trichy, India

M.E.     Thermal Engineering           @    Madurai kamaraj university, India

B.E.      Mechanical Engineering     @    Madurai kamaraj university, India

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Membership

  • Life Member in Institution of Engineers

Reviewer:

  1. Journal of Thermal Science –Elsevier publication
  2. Journal of Heat transfer (Asian Research)-Willy Publication
  3. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer–Elsevier publication
  4. Chemical engineering communication-Taylor and Francis journals
  5. Super lattice and Microstructures–Elsevier publication