Dr. Swarupkumar Y. Jejurkar

Contact Us

Email - swarup@bitmesra.ac.in
Phone - +91 99356 49852

Academic Qualifications, Teaching, and Research

1. Academic Qualifications

 

PhD: Aerospace Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur; 2006-2011)

Thesis: Numerical Studies on Hydrogen–Air Premixed Flame Based Annular Microcombustor

ME: Chemical Engineering (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani; 2003-2005)

BE: Petrochemical Engineering (University of Pune; 1996-2000)

 

2. Teaching Activities

 

Courses Developed at BIT Mesra under the CBCS-OBE System of Learning-Teaching

  • Space Engineering and Space Dynamics (SR 503)
  • Computational Combustion (SR 603)
  • Energetics and Combustion Laboratory (SR 606)

More information is available in the link Course Development 

 

Supplementary Enrichment Programs

I regularly offer short courses and workshops exclusively for students in the emerging and peripheral areas of curriculum. These courses are designed to equip students with information and practical skills that could be applied in their curriculum and future professional practice. The courses are delivered in presentation-discussion-hand-on session mode. I provide the course and study material freely to the participating students. 

  • Lectures on Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Aerospace Engineering: Spring-2020 (15 January-15 March, 2020)
  • Workshop on Technical Writing and Communications: Spring-2020 (15 January-15 March, 2020)
  • Computational Combustion: Spring-2018 (This course has been developed into a credit course and is now a core Elective.)

More information and course material is available for AIML, TechComm, and Computational Combustion.

 

Courses Taught at BIT Mesra

Monsoon-2017, 2018, 2019:

  • MSR 1005: Space Engineering and Space Flight
  • SR503: Space Engineering and Space Dynamics
  • SR606: Energetics and Combustion Laboratory

Spring-2018, 2019, 2020:

  • MSR2103, SR550: Liquid and Hybrid Rocket Propulsion
  • SR555: Heat Transfer in Space Applications
  • MSR2004, SR557: Liquid and Hybrid Propulsion (Laboratory)
  • MSR2001: Solid Rocket Propulsion

 

Consultation Hours

Students are encouraged to reach me via email (swarup@bitmesra.ac.in) for queries and consultation. For personal interaction, please make it convenient to use the following time-slots. Thank you!
 
Monday: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 
Friday: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 

 

Previous Teaching Assignments

  • Assistant Lecturer: Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani (July 2005–December 2005).

–Course: Thermodynamics

–Laboratory: Selected Chemical Engineering Operations

  • Teaching Assistant for Thermodynamics (ESO202): Semester I, 2006–2007 at IIT Kanpur.
  • Teaching Assistant for Engineering Graphics (TA101): Semester II 2006–2007, 2007–2008, Semester II, 2008–2009 at IIT Kanpur.
  • Tutor for Thermodynamics (ESO202): Semester I, 2008–2009 at IIT Kanpur.
  • Conducted a short course “Computational Combustion” for academia and industry participants at IIT Kanpur (28 February–3 March 2012). (Course Coordinator: Prof. D. P. Mishra, AE, IIT Kanpur)

–Delivered lectures on various topics broadly covering application of computational fluid dynamics in combustion.

–Organized tutorial practice sessions for the course participants to reinforce the learning goals of the course.

  • Conducted a short course “Applied Combustion” for the personnel of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)- Research & Development Center for Iron and Steel (RDCIS)” at SAIL, Ranchi Complex. (13 July – 17 July 2015). (Course Coordinator: Prof. D. P. Mishra, AE, IIT Kanpur) 
  • Assistant Professor: Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi (Since July 2017)

 

3. Research

 

Research Experience

  • Birla Institute of Technology Mesra (~3 years)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (5 years)
  • National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR) Pune (1 year)

 

Current Research Topics

  1. Double Coanda jet combustor (August 2018-) 
  2. Thin film combustion (August 2018-)

 

Research Publications

Research Keywords: atomization, combustion, computational fluid dynamics, design of experiments, energy conversion, exergy analyses, heat transfer, hydrogen, laminar jets, mass transfer, mathematical modeling, multiphase flows, multi step kinetics, reacting flows, sprays, swirling flows, turbulent jets, discrete phase model, volume of fluid method, level-set method.
Scopus ID: 34976720700
Researcher ID: E-7305-2016

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=X4iXG5UAAAAJ&hl=en

 
Journals:
 
1. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. A Review of Recent Patents on Microcombustion and Applications. Recent Patents on Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2009, pp. 194-209. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/187221209789117753
 
2. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Numerical characterization of a premixed flame based annular microcombustor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 35, 2010, pp. 9755-9766. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2010.06.017
 
3. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Thermal performance characteristics of a microcombustor for heating and propulsion. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 31, 2011, pp. 521-527. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2010.10.009
 
4. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Flame stability studies in a hydrogen–air premixed flame annular microcombustor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, 2011, pp. 7326-7338. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.02.098
 
5. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Effects of combustor geometry on hydrogen–air premixed flame combustion in an annular microcombustor. IMechE Part G Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 225, 2011, pp. 1310-1321. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954410011405270
 
6. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Effects of wall thermal conductivity on entropy generation and exergy losses in a H2–air premixed flame microcombustor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36, 2011, pp. 15851-15859. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.08.116
 
7. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. The structure of lean premixed H2–air flames in an annular microcombustor. Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves, Vol. 48, No. 5, 2012, pp. 497-507. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S0010508212050012
 
8. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Numerical analysis of entropy generation in an annular microcombustor using multi step kinetics. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 52, 2013, pp. 394-401. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.12.021
 
9. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Characterization of confined hydrogen–air jet flame in a crossflow configuration using design of experiments. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38, 2013, pp. 5165-5175. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.02.085
 
10. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Some aspects of stabilization and structure of laminar premixed hydrogen-air flames in a microchannel. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 87, 2015, pp. 539-546. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.05.053
 
11. M. B. Padwal, S. Y. Jejurkar, and D. P. Mishra. Experimental studies on bluff body assisted airblast atomizer. Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 26 (11), 2016, pp. 1127-1150. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/AtomizSpr.2015013523
 
12. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Scaling analysis of a microcombustor. Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol.313, 2017, pp. 1426-1437. 
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.11.05
 
13. S. Y. Jejurkar, Geetanjali Yadav, and D. P. Mishra. Visualizations of sheet breakup of non-Newtonian gels loaded with nanoparticles. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 100, 2018, pp. 57-76.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2017.12.003
 
14. S. Y. Jejurkar, Geetanjali Yadav, and D. P. Mishra. Characterization of impinging jet sprays of gelled propellants loaded with nanoparticles in the impact wave regime. Fuel, Vol. 228, 2018, pp. 10-22.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.04.138
 
 
Conferences:
 
1. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Thermal analysis of flow over train in a tunnel. 2nd International Symposium on Recent Advances in Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Guntur, India, 3–6 March 2008.
 
2. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Numerical studies on premixed flame based novel annular microcombustor.  9th Asia–Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization, 2–6 November, 2008, Beijing, China.
 
3. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Characteristics of premixed flame in an annular micro–combustor. 7th Asia–Pacific Conference on Combustion, 24–27 May 2009, Taiwan.
 
4. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Effects of wall thermal conductivity on the second law performance of a hydrogen–air premixed flame annular microcombustor.  8th Asia–Pacific Conference on Combustion, 10–13 December 2010, Hyderabad, India.
 
5. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. Second law analysis of a premixed flame based annular microcombustor. 5th European Combustion Meeting 28 June–1 July 2011, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. 
 
6. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. On the structure of lean premixed H2–air flames in an annular microcombustor. Presented in 7th International Seminar on Flame Structure11–15 July 2011, Novosibirsk, Russia.
 
7. S. Y. Jejurkar and D. P. Mishra. A review of modern energy efficient combustion technologies for the steel industry.  International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Steel Industry, Ranchi, India, 14–16 December 2011. 
 
 
Last updated on: 24 May 2020