NameDr. A. Aravind Kumar
Date of Birth20.08.1982
E-mailaravind991@gmail.com
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionFire Research Group
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Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B. TechChemical EngineeringJawaharlal UniversityIndia2003
M. TechOptimization, ThermodynamicsAndhra UniversityIndia2005
Ph.D.Vapor Liquid EquilibriaAndhra UniversityIndia2011

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationFire Research
b) Sub-area of SpecializationFire Modeling and Suppression

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

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Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. Aravind Kumar. A, Ravi Prasad. A and Srinivasa Babji., Comparative evaluation of mixing rule and alpha function combinations for correlation of high pressure binary VLE data by EOS methods, 19th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, CHISA, 28th August– 1st September, Praha, Czech Republic, 2010.
  2. Aravind Kumar. A, Ravi Prasad. A and Srinivasa Babji., Simulation and analysis of pipe networks using Hardy cross method, Accepted for Presentation in An International Symposium on Recent and Emerging Advances in Chemical Engineering (REACH), 2ndto 4th December , Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2010.
  3. Aravind Kumar. A, Ravi Prasad. A and Srinivasa Babji., Comparative evaluation of Mathias alpha correction factor with combination of mixing rules for correlation of binary VLE data using EOS methods, Accepted for Presentation in An International Symposium on Recent and Emerging Advances in Chemical Engineering (REACH), 2nd to 4th December , Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2010.
  4. Aravind Kumar. A, Ravi Prasad. A and Srinivasa Babji., Simultaneous COD and color removal from distillery waste by electrochemical treatment, National Symposium on “Advances in Separation and Purification Science & Technology”, G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Gujarat. 4th & 5th, Feb, 2011.
  5. Aravind Kumar. A, Ravi Prasad. A and Srinivasa Babji., Comparative evaluation of mixing rule for correlation of VLE data using EOS methods, National Symposium on “Advances in Separation and Purification Science & Technology”, G H Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Gujarat. 4th & 5th, Feb, 2011.
  6. A. Aravind Kumar and A. Ravi Prasad., Comparison of unconstrained search methods for correlation of binary vapor liquid equilibrium (VLE) by five variants of Wilson model, Journal of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science., Vol. 3(4), pp. 58–64, November 2012.
  7. A. Aravind Kumar, Shorab Jain & S. K. Bhattacharyya., Thermal Efficiency Study of Building with Different Insulating Materials using Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings, New Delhi, Feb. 13th -15th , 2013.
  • Publications previous to 2009:
  1. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar.,  A Correlation of binary VLE by GE models: Comparison of four unconstrained optimization methods, 17th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, CHISA–2006, 27th – 31st August, Praha, Czech Republic, 2006.
  2. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Correlation of binary VLE by GE models: Comparison of unconstrained optimization methods. 16th Symposium on Thermo physical properties, 30th July – 4th August, Colorado, USA, 2006.
  3. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar.,  The use of Zoutendjik’s method for estimation of parameters in binary VLE, 59th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 27th – 30th December, Ankleshwar, 2006.
  4. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar.,  The Use of Simulated Annealing method for estimation of parameters in binary VLE, 59th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 27th – 30th December, Ankleswar, 2006.
  5. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar.,  Computer Aided Instruction in Chemical Engineering: A case study in Process Economics, 60th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 27th – 30th December, Kolkata, 2007.
  6. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar.,  Comparison of unconstrained search methods for correlation of binary VLE by Wilson Equation, 60th Annual Session of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 27th – 30th December, Kolkata, 2007.
  7. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Correlation of binary VLE by GE models: Comparison of two variants of Person’s unconstrained optimization methods. European Congress of Chemical Engineering – 6, 16th – 21st September, Copenhagen, 2007.
  8. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison of Non Random Two Liquid (NRTL) model variants for estimation of parameters of GE models in binary VLE. Communicated to European Congress of Chemical Engineering – 6, 16th – 21st September, Copenhagen 2007.
  9. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., The use of Cyclic coordinates search method for estimation of parameters of GE models in binary VLE. Communicated to European Congress of Chemical Engineering – 6, 16th – 21st September, Copenhagen, 2007.
  10. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Correlation of binary VLE by GE models: Comparison of four unconstrained optimization methods, 57th Canadian Chemical Engineers Conference, 28th -31st October, Canada, 2007.
  11. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Computer Aided Instruction in Chemical Engineering: Prediction of Vapor Composition in binary VLE from T-x data. 95th Indian Science congress held at Andhra University, 3rd -7th January, Vishakapatnam, 2008.
  12. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison GE models and optimization method combinations for prediction of vapor composition in binary VLE from T-x data. 23rd ESAT, 29th May – 1st June, Cannes, France, 2008.
  13. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Correlation of binary VLE using EOS models: Comparison of mixing rules. 20thICCT, 3rd – 8th August, Warsaw, Poland, 2008.
  14. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison GE models and optimization method combinations for prediction of vapor composition in binary VLE from T-x data. 18th CHISA 24th– 28th August, Praha, Czech Republic, 2008.
  15. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison of EOS models for Correlation of binary VLE. 10th CHEMPOR, 4th-6th September, Bragha, Portugal, 2008.
  16. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison GE models and optimization method combinations for prediction of vapor composition in binary VLE from T-x data. 10th CHEMPOR, 4th -6th September, Bragha, Portugal, 2008.
  17. Ravi Prasad. A, Srinivasa Babji and Aravind Kumar., Comparison GE models and optimization method combinations for prediction of vapor composition in binary VLE from T-x data. 18th ECTP, 1st August – 4th September, Pau France, 2008.
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Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
ScholarshipMHRDMasters Study2003-2005
Junior Research FellowshipUniversity Grants CommissionPh.D Research2006-2008
Most devoted teacherUniversity of Petroleum & Energy studiesBest service2008-2009
First prize in debate competitionCBRIVigilance awareness week programme2013
Professional Experience:
04 years Teaching as Assistant Professor, Senior scale.