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Arvind Kumar

Ph.D (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD: IISc Bangalore (2008)
    Thesis Title:Pending
    Thesis Supervisor:Pending
  • M.Sc (Engg): IISc Bangalore (2003)
  • B.Tech: NIFFT, Ranchi (2001)




  • A. Kumar and P. Dutta, Modelling of transport phenomena in continuous casting of non-dendritic
    billets, Inter. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 48, 2005, pp. 3674-3688.
  • J. Jain, A. Kumar and P. Dutta, Role of plume convection and remelting on the mushy layer
    structure during directional solidification, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 40, 2007, pp. 1150-1160.
  • A. Kumar, H. Tabbara, S. Kamnis and S. Gu, Study of impingement of hollow ZrO2 droplets onto
    a substrate, Surface and Coatings Tech., 220, 2013, pp. 164-169.
  • EU-Indo project in the New INDIGO Partnership Programme (NPP) of the European Member
    States and Associated States and the Indian Department of Science and Technology.
  • Paper on DC casting (Coupling macro-segregation and grain structure formation in direct chill
    cast aluminium alloy ingots, Light Metals, 2011, pp. 699-704.) is featured in a collection of best
    research papers on aluminium cast shop from years 1971-2011 in the book Essential Readings in
    Light Metals, Vol 3, Cast Shop for Aluminium Production, J.F. Grandfield, D.G. Eskin (Eds.)


  • Selection in Britain’s Young Engineers to present research work in the House of Commons, 2012.
  • Selection in the Young Investigator Meeting - YIM Boston 2011, USA.
  • Marie Curie Fellowship of European Commission FP7 framework (in UK).
  • 2006 Professor V.M. Krishna Sastri Best Paper Award in the International ISHMT-ASME Heat
    and Mass Transfer Conference held at IIT Guwahati.
  • INAE’s national level Innovation Potential of Students Project Award - 2004 for master’s thesis.



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