Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Rajeev Kumar
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Ph. D.
Contact Address
Permanent Address E - 11, Sector - III, HEC Ranchi, 834004
Local Address C-II/21 B.I.T. Mesra Ranchi
Phone (Office) 06512275924
Phone Residence 9431382591
Email Id rajeevkumar@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 1-Jul-2002
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 18 Years

Research : 18 Years

Individual: 01 Years

  Professional Background

M.E. (Heat Power), BIT Mesra, 2001

PhD : Invstigation on Mechanno emission characteristics of metallic alloys, 2008

  Research Areas
 
  • Materials Science, Plastic Deformation of Materials
  • Thermal Enginering
  • Waste to Power, Power Conversions Systems for Rural  areas
  Award and Honours
 
  • Nodal Officer of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of Jharkhand State, launched by MHRD, Govt. of India and co-ordinating institute IIT Delhi since May 2017.
  • Initiative taken to remove polythene bags from Ranchi town through Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) on World Environment Day 2013.
  • National Level Monitor (NLMs) of Rural Development programme , Govt. of India 2011-2013 for Eastern Zone.
  • Technical Advisor of vehicle purchase committee of Ranchi Nagar Nigam, 2014-2015.
  • Faculty Advisor of Society of Green Engineering  activities in the department  for the BE and ME students. since 2016.
   Publications
 

International Journals:

 

  1. Gaurav Kumar, Ratnesh Kumar and Rajeev Kumar, " Optimization of Process Parameters of Friction Stir Welded AA5082 - AA7075 butt joints using Resonance Fatigue Properties", 2020, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Vol 68, No-01
  2. Anurag Gupta and Rajeev Kumar, "Phase Change Materials for Energy Conversion", 2018, Carbon - Science and Technology, ISSN 0974 - 0546
  3. Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K.Singh and Rajeev Kumar," Effect of Heat Treatment Parameters on the Characteristics of Thin Wall Austempered Ductile Iron Casting", 2018, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 
  4. Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K. Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Sharan chandran M, Study on the effect of austempering temperature on the Structure- Properties of Thin Wall Austempered Ductile Iron, 2017, Materials Today (Elsevier) (Accepted)
  5. Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K. Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Thin Wall Ductile Iron, Journal of Automobile Engineering and Applications, 2017; 4(2): 35–39p.
  6. Effect of Peierls’ Stress on the Electromagnetic Radiation during yielding of Metals, Ashok Misra, R. C. Prasad, V. S. Chauhan, Rajeev Kumar, Mechanics of Materials, 2010., vol-42 (505-21).
  7. Some Basic Aspects of Electromagnetic Radiation Emission during Plastic Deformation and Crack Propagation in Cu-Zn Alloys, Rajeev Kumar and Ashok Misra, Material Science & Engineering A 2007, 454-455C, pp. 203-210.
  8. Effect of processing parameters on the electromagnetic radiation emission during plastic deformation and crack propagation in copper – zinc alloys, Rajeev kumar and Ashok Misra, J Zhejiang Univ SCIENCE A  2006 7(11):1800-1809.
  9. Performance  analysis of a Gamma type Stirling engine using three different solar concentrators, Krishanu Ganguly, Sumit Banerjee and Rajeev Kumar, 2016. International Journal of Mechanical Engg. , 2016,  vol-4, issue 4, ISSN 2321-6441, 1-7
  10. Performance  Characteristics of a Gamma type Stirling engine using Fresnel lens, Krishanu Ganguly, Sumit Banerjee and Rajeev Kumar, 2016. International Journal of Mechanical Engg. , 2016,  vol-4, issue 3, ISSN 2321-6441, 30-34
  11. Performance  analysis of a Gamma type Stirling engine for different cooling mediums, Krishanu Ganguly, Sumit Banerjee and Rajeev Kumar, 2016. International Journal of Mechanical Engg. , 2016,  vol-4, issue 3, ISSN 2321-6441, 56-61

International Conferences:

  1. Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K. Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Thin Wall Ductile Iron presented in 3rd International conference on ‘Advances in Steel, Power and Construction Technology ‘March 22-23, Raipur 2017.
  2. Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K. Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Effect of Heat Treatment Parameters on the Characteristics of Thin Wall Austempered Ductile Iron Casting presented in International Conference on Recent Advances in Materials, Mechanical and Civil Engineering ICRAMMCE-2017(1-2 JUNE 2017|HYD-TELANGANA).
  3.  Rajat Upadhyaya, K.K. Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Sharan chandran M,Study on the effect of austempering temperature on the Structure- Properties of Thin Wall Austempered Ductile Iron, ICMMM-2017 (9-11 MARCH,VIT-UNIVERSITY,VELLORE)
  4. GuiTones-I: An Audio-Visual Database of Monophonic Guitar Tones: Arpit Agarwal, Rajeev Kumar, Tanvi Sahay and Mahesh Chandra, IEEE TENCON 2016, 22-25 November,2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
  5. Kumar R. and Misra, A. A New Approach for Smart Sensors in Design against Metallic Failure, Proceedings of the International Conference on Resource Utilisation and Intelligent Systems, 4-6 January 2006, pp. 565-569, Erode, India.  
  6. B. Srilakshmi, V.S. Chauhan and Rajeev Kumar, “Intelligent Materials: Present Status and Future Potential”, International Symposium on Intelligence Based materials and Manufacturing, B.I.T., Mesra, Ranchi (Aug.18-20, 2005).    
  7. B. Srilakshmi, V.S. Chauhan and Rajeev Kumar, “Intelligent Materials: Present Status and Future Potential”, International Symposium on Intelligence Based materials and Manufacturing, B.I.T., Mesra, Ranchi (Aug.18-20, 2005).     

National Conferences:

  1. Anurag Gupta and Rajeev Kumar, Phase Change Materials: A Viable Energy Conserving Technique, National Conference on Renewable Energy and Environmental Challenges (NCREEC 2018), 26-27 Feb 2018, NIT Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
  Member of Professional Bodies
 

IEI

ISTE

ISPO

INTACH

IEEE (2016)

IEEE (2016)

  Current Sponsored Projects
 
  • OnGoing DST CONSORTIA Project: For Establishing  Proof of Concept of the Project entitled "Development and Optimization of Performance and Emission Characteristics of CI, SI and Stirling Engine Using Hydrogen Enriched Bio-CNG Produced from Anaerobic Co-Digestion with Food Waste, Tannery Waste, Stubble Waste and STP Sludge"
  • Technical Interventions in rural areas for employment generation (2.5 Lacs)
  • Nodal Officer of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan project of MHRD Govt. of India, of Jharkhand state for technical interventions in Rural areas (3.5 Lacs)
  • Design and Development of Solar Collector and Concentrator for power generation through Stirling engine, 2.0 Lacs, Jharkhand council of Science and Technology.
  • Projects Completed:
  • PI of the Project, “Establishment of Gram Shiksha Mandir near by BIT Mesra village” under NSS (15.68 Lacs was funded by Jharkhand Govt) 2008-2013.
  • From 2008 to 2014 every year Rs.2.5 Lacs brought in NSS and activities was carried out from the art culture and youth Affairs, Govt. of Jharkhand.
  • Co PI in the project “Engineering of Smart Materials through Mechano-emission” under the department of Mechanical Engineering (funded by DST) 2002-2005.(16 Lacs)
  • Research Associate in the project “Correlation of Electromagnetic Radiation Emission during plastic deformation and crack propagation in Metallic Materials” under the department of Mechanical Engineering (funded by UGC) 2001-2004. (8 Lacs)
  Fellow