V M Rajesh | Department of Chemical Engineering

Profile

V M
Rajesh
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
132 E
Block-D, Shiv Nadar University
Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh
India
91-0120-7170100
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Profile Summary 

Dr Rajesh is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Shiv Nadar University (SNU). Before that, he finished his Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in Department of Chemical Engineering. His PhD thesis entitled "Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Liquid flows in Microchannels. His research interest includes multiphase flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), CO2 capture and utilization using micro-reactors, Biodiesel production in micro-reactors, biomass and coal-derived syngas to speciality chemicals.

Educational Qualifications 
2015
PhD (Chemical Eng.)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
2005
M.Tech (Chemical Eng.)
VIT University
2003
B.Tech (Chemical Eng.)
Madras University
2000
Diploma (Chemical Tech.)
Swamy Abedhanandha Polytechnic
Work Experience 
07/14Present
Assistant Professor,
Shiv Nadar University,
Greater Noida
I currently work here
01/07
12/08
Lecturer,
Rajalakshmi Engineering College,
Chennai
07/06
12/06
Lecturer,
Merit International Institute of Technology,
Ooty
06/05
06/06
Lecturer,
Thirumalai Engineering College,
Kancheepuram
Teaching & Research Interests: 

Research Areas

Multiphase flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), CO2 capture and utilization using micro-reactors, Biodiesel production in micro-reactors, Biomass and coal-derived syngas to speciality chemicals.

Awards(Selected): 
20092013

 Doctoral scholarship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India.

2012

Awarded Travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) to attend the ISCRE-22 conference held in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

2013

Research contribution selected for poster presentation for National Science Day organised by IIT Delhi.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Publications (accepted or published)

2012

V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Experimental characterization of gas-liquid-liquid flows in T-junction microchannels, Chem.Eng.Journal. 2012, 207-208, 832-844.

2018

V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Volume-of-Fluid Simulations of Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in Minichannels, Chemical Engineering Journal (Accepted)

2018

Appurva Tiwari, V. M. Rajesh and Sanjeev Yadav, Biodiesel Production in Microreactors: A Review, Energy and Sustainable Development (Accepted)

Journal Publications (submitted)

2018

Dharmendar Singh, Sanjeev Yadav and V. M. Rajesh, Groundnut shell gasification performance in a fluidized bed gasifier with bubbling air as gasification medium, Environmental Technology (Rebuttals submitted)

V. M. Rajesh and V.V. Buwa, Controlled Generation of Bubbles and
Drops in Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in T-junction Microchannels (Under Preparation)

V. M. Rajesh, Lakshy Mahindroo, Taru Kapoor and Vivek V
Buwa, On Controlled Bubble Generation in T-junction Microchannels (Under Preparation)

V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Numerical Simulations of Formation
Dynamics of Bubbles/drops/slugs in Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in
Microchannels (Under Preparation)

Appurva Tiwari, Apoorva Maheshwari and V. M. Rajesh, Experimental characterization of gas-liquid flows in parallel microchannels (Under Preparation)

V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, A review article on
Simulations of Multiphase Flows in Micro-reactors and Micro-fluidic devices (Under Preparation)

Conference/Symposium

2011

Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON), Experimental and
Numerical Investigations of Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in Microchannels,
V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Bangalore, India, From 27 December to 30 December 2011.

2012

International Symposium on Chemical Reaction
Engineering(ISCRE-22), Experimental Characterization of GasLiquid-Liquid
Flows in T-junction Microchannels, V. M. Rajesh and
Vivek V Buwa, Maastricht, The Netherlands. From 2 September to 5 September 2012

2014

International Symposium on Chemical Reaction
Engineering(ISCRE-23), Controlled Generation of Bubbles
and Drops in Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in T-junction Microchannels, V.
M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Bangkok, Thailand. From 7 September to 10 September 2014.

2014

International and 41st National Conference on Fluid Mechanics
and Fluid Power (FMFP-2014), Numerical Simulations
of Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in a T-junction Microchannels, V. M. Rajesh
and Vivek V Buwa, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. From 11 December to 14 December 2014

2015

Gas-Liquid & Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS-12),
Volume-of-Fluid Simulations of Gas-Liquid-Liquid Flows in Microchannels,
V. M. Rajesh and Vivek V Buwa, Crowne Plaza, Times Square Manhattan,
New York, NY. From 28 June to 1 July 2015.

2015

Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON), Numerical Investigations
of Liquid-Liquid Flows in Microchannels using OpenFOAM,
Saksham K. Agrawal, Apoorva Maheshwari and V. M. Rajesh, Indian
Institute of Technology Guwahati India. From 27 December to 30 December 2015

2016

Volume-of-Fluid Simulations of Gas-Liquid Flows in Parallel Microchannels using OpenFOAM,
was presented in CHEMCON-2016 held in IIT Madras and Anna University, India from 27th-30th December
2016. Apoorva Maheshwari, V.M. Rajesh

2017

Volume-of-Fluid Simulations of Gas-Liquid Flows in Splitting Distributors for Parallel Microchannels
using OpenFOAM got accepted for presentation in 13th International Conference on Gas-Liquid
and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering (GLS-13) held in Brussels, Belgium from 20th-23rd August 2017. Apoorva Maheshwari, V.M. Rajesh.

2018

Volume-of-fluid simulations of two-phase flows in parallel microchannels, RACEEE 2018, SSN, Chennai, and Feb 15 – 16, 2018. Apoorva Maheshwari, V. M. Rajesh, Karnail B. Singh (Accepted for oral presentation)

2018

Experimental characterization of two-phase flows in splitting distributor for parallel microchannels, RACEEE 2018, SSN, Chennai, and Feb 15 – 16, 2018. Appurva Tiwari, Arzoo Goyal and V. M. Rajesh (Accepted for oral presentation)