NameDr. Tabish Alam
Date of BirthMarch 10
E-mailtabishalam [at] cbri.res.in
Present DesignationScientist
DivisionEfficiency of Buildings

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.TechMechanical EngineeringAligarh Muslim UniversityIndia2007
M.TechThermal EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeIndia2010
Ph.DUtilization of Solar EnergyIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeIndia2015

Specialization

a) Main Area of SpecializationUtilization of Solar Thermal Energy, Heat Transfer
b) Sub-area of SpecializationSolar Air Heater, Heat Storage, Heat Transfer enhancement, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)

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

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
South KoreaPost-Doctoral Research14/11/201519/11/2016
ThailandTo present paper in ICMET-201416/07/201420/07/2014
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. Alam T, Man-Hoe Kim. “Numerical study on thermal hydraulic performance improvement in solar air heater duct with semi ellipse shaped obstacles”, Energy, 112:588-598:2016.
  2. Alam T, Man-Hoe Kim. “Performance improvement of double-pass solar air heater–A state of art of review”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 79:779-793:2017.
  3. Alam T, Man-Hoe Kim. “A critical review on artificial roughness provided in rectangular solar air heater duct”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review, 69:387-400:2017.
  4. Alam T, Kishore Kulkarni, “Municipal Solid Waste Management and its Energy Potential in Roorkee City, Uttarakhand, India”, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, Sprnger, 97: 9-17:2016.
  5. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “ Experimental investigation of thermo hydraulic performance due to angle of attack in solar air heater duct equipped with V-shaped perforated blockages”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, 6:164-180:2015.
  6. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Experimental investigation on heat transfer enhancement due to V-shaped perforated blocks in a rectangular duct of solar air heater”, Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, 81:373-384:2014.
  7. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “ Investigation of the effect of circularity of perforation holes in V-shaped blockages on heat transfer and friction characteristics of rectangular solar air heater duct”, Renewable Energy, 86:952-963:2014.
  8. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS. “Experimental investigation of thermohydraulic performance of a rectangular solar air heater duct equipped with v-shaped perforated blocks”, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2014:2014:1–11.
  9. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Heat and flow characteristics of air heater ducts provided with turbulators-A Review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 31:289-304:2014.
  10. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Use of turbulators for heat transfer augmentation in an air duct-A review”, Renewable Energy, 62:689-715:2014.
  11. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement due to V-Shaped Perforated Blockages Wall in a Rectangular Duct of Solar Air Heater”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 619:125-129:2014.
  12. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage: A State-of-Art Review”,. International Global Journal for Engineering, 9:1:2014.
  • International/National Conference:
  1. Alam T, Man-Hoe Kim, Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater duct provided with small height turbulators”, The 9th National Conference of Fluid Engineering, Daegu, Republic of Korea, August 10-12, 2016.
  2. Alam T, Man-Hoe Kim, Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater duct provided with obstacles”, SAREK, Daegu, Republic of Korea, April 29, 2016.
  3. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS. “Experimental investigation of thermohydraulic performance of a rectangular solar air heater duct equipped with v-shaped perforated blocks”, Bangkok, Thailand, July 17-18, 2014.
  4. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, Effect of open area ratio on thermo hydraulic performance of V shaped perforated blocks in a rectangular air duct”, 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IIT Kharagpur, India, December 28-31, 2013.
  5. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Performance study of different techniques for heat transfer augmentation used in a solar air heater duct”, National Conferences on Advances in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics, ZHCET, Aligarh, March 23-24, 2013
  6. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “A review on various approaches to determine temperature stratification in thermal energy storages”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Renewable Energy Technology, UDML Jaipur, April 20-21, 2012.
  7. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “A review on performance measuring techniques of solar air heater duct”, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering, IIT Roorkee, India, Feb 22-24, 2013.
  8. Alam T, Mangal B, Gupta A and Kumar R, “Investigation of convective heat transfer from heated plain and corrugated plates in a rectangular air duct”, International Conference in Advances of Renewable Energy, MANIT Bhopal, India, June 24-26, 2010.
  9. Alam T, Saini RP, Saini JS, “Enhancing the performance of a packed bed solar air heater using stone as packing material”, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, HCTM Kaithal, India, May 14-15, 2010.
  • Tech. Reports: NIL
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: NIL
  • Articles: NIL
  • Patents filed / granted: NIL
  • Processes Developed: NIL
  • Process Under Utilization: NIL

Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
KNU Postroctoral-FellowshipKyungpook National UniversityPost-Doctoral Research2015
Institute Postdoctoral FellowshipIIT BombayPost-Doctoral Research2015
International Travel SupportDepartment of Science and TechnologyTo present research paper in ICMET-2014, Bangkok2014
MHRD ScholarshipHuman Resources and DevelopmentPh.D2010
MHRD ScholarshipHuman Resources and DevelopmentM.Tech2008
Professional Experience:
1 year and 4 Months
Any other:
Qulaified GATE-2007 with all India rank of 360.