NameDr. Chandan Swaroop Meena
Present DesignationScientist
&
Assistant Professor (AcSIR)
DivisionBuilding Energy Efficiency
Date of Birth15-October-1991
E-mail chandan@cbri.res.in chandanswaroop2008@gmail.com
Contact Number+91-1332-283253 (Office )

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity/Institution with DistinctionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc (Engineering)Mechanical EngineeringFaculty of Engineering, DEI (Deemed University), AgraIndia2012
M.TechThermal EngineeringNIT KurukshetraIndia2014
Ph.D.Thermal EngineeringIIT RoorkeeIndia2019

Specialization

Main Area of SpecializationBuilding Energy Efficiency, Heat Transfer, Geothermal Energy, Solar Energy, Two Phase Flow, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Comfort, Ground Source Heat Pump, Solar Geothermal Hybridization etc.
Sub-area of SpecializationExperimental and Numerical Boiling Heat Transfer, Bubble Dynamics, Solar Energy Utilization, Solar Assisted Heat Pump Systems, Ground Source Heat Pump Space Conditioning , Ventilation , Green Building , Building Simulation , Indoor Air Quality

Research Projects

Project TitleSponsoring AgencyDurationRole
Improving Building Energy EfficiencyIUSSTF, New Delhi2017-21Active Member
Zero Peak Energy Building Design For India (Zed-I)DST EPSRC2018-20Member
Indoor Environmental Quality Monitoring and Control System
based on Wireless Sensor-Actuator Network for Smart Indoor Environments
DST, New Delhi2018-21Member

In-House Research Projects/CSIR Funded

Project TitleSponsoring AgencyDurationRole
To Design and Build a Small Scale Geothermal Exchange Experimental Setup for Space Conditioning and Evaluate its PerformanceCBRI2021-24PI
Performance Enhancement of Solar Power Heat Pump SystemCBRI2018-20PI
Efficient Solar Thermal CollectorCBRI2018-19Co-PI
Standardization of Designs & Layouts of Prefab Housing
Units with Improved Thermal Performance
CSIR2017-20Co-PI
Consultancy/Sponsored Research Projects
Project TitleDurationPosition
Evaluation of Thermal Conductivity of Glasswool material (ICF - sample)CompletedMember
Evaluation of Thermal Conductivity of Calcium Silicate board (L&T - sample)CompletedMember
Study the effect of temperature on thermal behavior on AEROLAM XLPM keeping density constantCompletedMember
Study the effect of rising temperature on thermal behavior of TWIGA RB Fiber Glass Wool InsulationCompletedMember
Thermal Conductivity test of AEROLITE TilesCompletedMember

Publications

Current Publications (2015 onwards): 

International Journal Publications (SCI Indexed Journals: Impact Factor Based on JCR Year 2020): 

  1. Alam, T., Balam, N.B., Kulkarni, K.S., Siddiqui, I.H., Kapoor, N.R., Meena, C.S., Kumar, A., Cozzolino, R. 2021 Performance Augmentation of Flat Plate Solar Thermal Collector: A Review. Energies, Vol. 14, pp. 6203. DOI: https:// doi.org/10.3390/en14196203 [Impact Factor: 3.004]
  2. Raj, B.P., Meena, C.S., Agarwal, N., Saini, L., Khahro, S.H., Subramaniam, U., Ghosh, A. 2021. A review on numerical approach to achieve building energy efficiency for Energy, Economy, and Environment (3E) benefit. Energies, Vol. 14, pp. 4487. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14154487 [Impact Factor: 3.004]
  3. Kurian, R.; Kulkarni, K.S.; Ramani, P.V.; Meena, C.S.; Kumar, A. 2021. Cozzolino, R. Estimation of Carbon Footprint of Residential Building in Warm Humid Climate of India through BIM. Energies, Vol. 14, pp. 4237. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14144237 [Impact Factor: 3.004]
  4. Saini, L., Meena, C.S., Raj, B.P., Agarwal, N., Kumar, A., 2021. Net Zero Energy Consumption Building in India: An Overview and Initiative towards Sustainable Future. International Journal of Green Energy. Taylor and Francis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15435075.2021.1948417 [Impact Factor: 2.459]
  5. Meena, C.S., Raj, B.P., Saini, L., Agarwal, N., Ghosh, A., 2021. Performance Optimization of Solar-Assisted Heat Pump System for Water Heating Applications. Energies, Vol.14, pp. 3534. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14123534 [Impact Factor: 3.004]
  6. Alam, T., Meena, C.S., Balam, N.B., Kumar, A., Cozzolino, R., 2021. Thermo-Hydraulic Performance Characteristics and Optimization of Protrusion Rib Roughness in Solar Air Heater. Energies, Vol. 14, pp. 3159. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14113159 [Impact Factor: 3.004]
  7. Agarwal, N., Meena, C.S., Raj, B.P., Saini, L., Kumar, A., Gopalakrishnan, N., Kumar, A., Balam, N.B., Alam, T., Kapoor, N.R., Aggarwal, V., 2021. Indoor Air Quality Improvement in COVID-19 Pandemic: Review. Sustainable Cities and Society, Vol. 70, 102942. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.102942 [Impact Factor: 7.587]
  8. Kapoor, N.R., Kumar, A., Meena, C.S., Kumar, A., Alam, T., Balam, N.B., Ghosh, A., 2021. A Systematic Review on Indoor Environment Quality in Naturally Ventilated School Classrooms: A Way Forward. Advances in Civil Engineering, Article ID 8851685. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/8851685 [Impact Factor: 1.924 (2020)]
  9. Gandhi, M., Kumar, A., Rajasekar, E., Meena, C.S., Kulkarni, K.S., Kumar, A., Bhanot, G., Kapoor, N.R., 2020. A Review on Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Materials for Latent Energy Storage in Buildings. Sustainability, Vol. 12, pp. 9481. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12229481 [Impact Factor: 3.251]
  10. Aggarwal, V., Meena, C.S., Kumar, A., Alam, T., Kumar, A., Ghosh, A., Ghosh, A., 2020. Potential and Future Prospects of Geothermal Energy in Space Conditioning of Buildings: India and Worldwide Review. Sustainability, Vol. 12, pp. 8428. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208428 [Impact Factor: 3.251]
  11. Meena, C.S., Deep, A., Das, A.K., 2018. Understanding of Interactions for Bubbles Generated at Neighboring Nucleation Sites, Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 39, pp. 885-990. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01457632.2017.1338866 [Impact Factor: 2.172]
  12. Deep, A., Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., 2017. Interaction of Asymmetric Films Around Boiling Cylinder Array: Homogenous Interface to Chaotic Phenomenon, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 139, pp. 041502-1-041502-11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4035312 [Impact Factor: 2.021]

International/National Conferences:

  1. Meena, C.S., Raj, B.P., Agarwal, N., Saini, L., “Boiling Heat Transfer Study on Curve Surfaces”, in 26th National and 4th International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), (Abstract Accepted) will be held in IIT Madras, Chennai India, December 17-20, 2021.
  2. Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., “Numerical Analysis of Boiling Heat Transfer on Horizontal and Inclined Cylinder”, in 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019),held in IIT Roorkee, India, December 28-31, 2019.
  3. Meena, C.S., Kumar, A., Aggarwal, V., “Reciprocal Relation Between Collector Efficiency Factor and Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient of Solar Flat Plate Collector”, in Builder’19, held in India Habitat Center, Delhi, India, December 13-14, 2019.
  4. Meena, C.S., Balam, N.B., Alam, T., Kumar, A., Kumar, A., “Performance of Flat-Plate Collector of Direct Expansion Solar Assisted Heat Pump Water Heating System”, in Builder’19, held in India Habitat Center, Delhi, India, December 13-14, 2019.
  5. Alam, T., Balam, N.B., Meena, C.S., Kumar, A., “Parametric Analysis on The Performance of Double Glaze Flat Plate Solar Thermal Collector”, in Builder’19, held in India Habitat Center, Delhi, India, December 13-14, 2019.
  6. Balam, N.B., Gupta, A., Meena, C.S., Alam, T., Kumar, A., Kumar, A., Agarwal, V., “Natural Convection Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Visualization in Cavities of Double Skin Façade Elements, in Builder’19, held in India Habitat Center, Delhi, India, December 13-14, 2019.
  7. Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., “Experimental Study of Boiling on Horizontal and Inclined Cylinders”, in 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), held in IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, December 10-12, 2018.
  8. Saha, A., Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., “Numerical Analysis of Nukiyama’s Experiment Around a Thin Wire”, in 5th International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems (ThermaComp 2018), held in IISc Bangalore, India, July 9-11, 2018.
  9. Meena, C.S., Jain, A., Das, A.K., “Experimental Study of Boiling Heat Transfer on Horizontal and Inclined Cylinder”, Paper ID; 75, in 44th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), held in Amrita University, Amritapuri Campus, Kollam, India, December 14-16, 2017.
  10. Meena, C.S., Khan, M.A., Das, A.K., “Experimental Investigation of Boiling Heat Transfer on Inclined Wires”, Paper ID; 166, in 6th International and 43rd National Conference of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), held in NIT Allahabad, December 15-17, 2016.
  11. Suman, B.M., Meena, C.S., Singh, S., “उष्मारोधी सामग्रियों के उपयोग से भवनों द्वारा उर्जा खपत में बचत” प्राचीन एवं आधुनिक भारत में विज्ञान एवं उर्जा के आयाम विषय पर भाभा परमाणु अनुसंधान केन्द्र द्वारा आयोजित राष्ट्रीय वैज्ञानिक संगोष्ठी, अटल बिहारी बाजपेयी हिंदी विश्वविद्यालय, भोपाल में दिनाक 9-11 नवम्बर, 2016.
  12. Meena, C.S., Khan, M.A., Das, A.K., 2016. “Interaction Dynamics of Bubbles at Neighboring Sites in Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer” in 9th International Conference of Multiphase Flow, held in Firenze, Italy, May 22-27, 2016.
  13. Khan, M.A., Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., “Boiling on Inclined Wires: Nucleation to Film”, in 9th International Conference of Multiphase Flow, held in Firenze, Italy, May 22-27, 2016.
  14. Meena, C.S., Das, A.K., “Interaction of Nucleation Sites in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer”, Abstract ID; FM-061, in 68th Annual Session Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers CHEMCON, held in IIT Guwahati, India, December 27-30, 2015.

Publications (Previous to 2015):

International Journal Publications:

  1. Meena, C.S., Meena, S., Bajpai, V.K., “Correlation between Absorber Plate Thickness δ and Collector Efficiency Factor Fˊof Solar Flat-Plate Collector”, in Applied Mechanics and Materials Journal (ISSN: 1660-9336), Vol.592-594, pp-2341-2344, 2014. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.592-594.2404
  2. Meena, S., Meena, C.S., Bajpai, V.K., “Relation between Collector Efficiency Factor and the Center to Center Distance of Absorber Tubes of Solar Flat Plate Collector”, in Applied Mechanics and Materials Journal (ISSN: 1660-9336), Vol.592-594, pp-2404-2408, 2014. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.592-594.2404

International/National Conferences:

  1. Meena, C.S., Meena, S., Bajpai, V.K., “Analysis The Effect of Different Collector’s Tubes Arrangement in Solar Assisted Heat Pump Water Heating System”, in National Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy (NCNRE-2014), held in Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi, India, April 28-29, 2014.
  2. Meena, S., Meena, C.S., Bajpai, V.K., “Experimental Study on Direct Expansion Solar Assisted Heat Pump Water Heating System With Single and Double Glazing”, National Conference on Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy (NCNRE-2014) Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi, India, April 28-29, 2014.
  3. Meena, C.S., Meena, S., Bajpai, V.K., “Experimental Study on Direct Expansion Solar Assisted Heat Pump System”, in National Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology in MMU University, Ambala, Haryana, India, March 29, 2014.
  4. Meena, S., Meena, C.S., Bajpai, V.K., “Thermal Performance of Flat-Plate Collector: An Experimental Study”, in National Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology in MMU University, Ambala, Haryana, India, March 29, 2014.
  5. Meena, C.S., Meena, S., Bajpai, V.K., “Prospective Approach of Desiccant Wheel in Air Conditioning System”, in National Conference on Advances in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in U.I.T, R.G.P.V. Bhopal, M.P., India, January 27-28, 2014.
  6. Meena, S., Meena, C.S., Bajpai, V.K., “Solar Energize Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning System: Absorption System”, in National Conference on Advances in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in U.I.T, R.G.P.V. Bhopal, M.P., India, January 27-28, 2014.

Professional Experience

Name of EmployerFromToDesignation
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute19 May 2016-Till Date-Scientist
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)16 March 2018-Till Date-Assistant Professor

Keynote Lectures / Invited Talks / Webinar

  • Delivered a talk on “Net Zero Energy Building” presentation cum colloquium, organized by CSIR-Central Building Research Institute on 23-Sept-2021.
  • Delivered a lecture on “A Holistic Approach for Air Disinfection Systems and Air Quality Improvements in Buildings during Covid-19” in a 2 days CSIR-CBRI webinar series 14.0 on Indoor Air Quality & Ventilation concerning Covid-19 Pandemic, from August 26-27, 2021.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Renewable Energy Potential for Improving Building Energy Efficiency’ in ‘5 days Faculty Development Program’ on “Advances in Mechanical Engineering for Research” organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, AITs, Rajampet, through virtual mode on 13.08.2021.”
  • Delivered a lecture on “Fundamentals of Promising Renewable Energy Technologies and their application in Buildings ” in a 5 days CSIR-CBRI webinar series 3, on “Sustainable Building & Future Technologies” from July 13-17, 2020.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Experimental Analysis of the Solar Assisted Heat Pump Water Heating System for Himalayan Region” in YOUNG SCIENTISTS’ CONFERENCE (22-24 December) organized by INDIA INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL 2020 for the theme Frontiers of Science: Engineering Science and Mathematics in Session 7 of Architecture and Infrastructure.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Overview of renewable energy and potential in North East and Ladakh region”, presentation cum colloquium, organized by CSIR-Central Building Research Institute on 31-December-2020.
  • Delivered a talk on “Development of energy efficient, low cost, solar water heating systems for cold climatic region for a community size of 100-200 person” in two day Indo-German workshop (29-30 July 2019) organized by CSIR-CBRI Roorkee on the “Indo – German Collaboration in Research and Innovation towards leapfrogging in Frontier Technologies” Theme: Sustainable Buildings.

Certificate Courses / Training / Webinar Attended

  • “Green Building, Energy Efficiency & Energy Policy for Sustainable Future” one week online short term training programme, organized by GIMT, Guwahati.
  • “Data Science and Role of Technology” organized by National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi in association with WHO.
  • “COVID-19: Global and National Perspective- What we have learnt so far” organized by National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi in association with WHO.
  • “Renewable Energy” organized by The European Energy Centre.
  • “Advances in Energy Materials for Storage Systems” a 4 day Faculty Development organized by Chemistry Department of GMR Institute, Kakinada.
  • “3D Printing and their applications” Webinar, organized by Aditya Research Club, Chittor.
  • “Desiccant based Dehumidification and cooling system” organized by MIC College, Andhra Pradesh.
  • “Fundamentals of multi-phase flow and its modeling” organized by MIC College, Andhra Pradesh.
  • National Level E-Quiz on “Awareness on IPR” organized by Vaagdevi Institute, Andhara Pradesh and scored 95%.
  • National level E-Quiz on “Water Resource Engineering” organized by Shivajirao S. Jondhle College of Engineering, Thane and score 95%.
  • “Recent Development of Power Plant Engineering” Funded by the MHRD, Government of India, Conducted by IIT Roorkee.
  • Successfully completed a NPTEL Online Certificate Course (Funded by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, conducted by IIT Roorkee) on Two Phase Flow and Heat Transfer in 2015

Membership of Professional Societies / Bodies

  • Elected as a Member of Executive Committee from Mechanical Engineering Division of The Institute of Engineers (India) for the biennial 2021-2023.
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT) (LM – 1382)
  • Life Member of India Building Congress (IBC) (ML- 9056)
  • Life Member of The Institution of Engineers India (IEI) (AM – 1845929)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (Student Member – 000101988982) from 2015-2016

Awards and Distinctions (Including fellowships)

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Teaching AssistantshipMHRDPh.D.July 2014 - May 2016
Teaching AssistantshipMHRDM.TechJune 2012 - June2014
State Merit ScholarshipState GovernmentBoarding School2001 - 2007

Teaching Engagements

Course Title (AcSIR)Course CodeClassSemester
Sustainable Design and Energy Efficient Building SystemsENG-CBRI-1-1130Ph.D.Spring

Administrative Responsibilities

Committee NameResponsibilityDuration
Standing Advisory Committee of CSIR-CBRIImprove the overall efficiency of Administration, Finance/Account and Store/Purchase sections06-05-2019 to Till Date

Services for Scientific Societies

  • International Journal of Green Energy (Taylor & Francis) as a Reviewer
  • Advances in Mechanical Engineering (SAGE Publication) as a Reviewer
  • Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (Wiley Online Library) as a Reviewer
  • IET Renewable Power Generation (IET Digital Library) as a Reviewer
  • International Journal of Sustainable Engineering (Taylor & Francis) as a Reviewer

 

Projects and Thesis Supervised

Doctoral Candidate
Students NameResearch Area / TopicStatus

Vivek AggarwalRenewable energy utilization to improve efficiency of buildingsOngoing
M.Tech / M.Sc
Students NameInterest Area / TopicStatus
Nehul AgarwalEnergy and Environment: Improving Indoor Air QualityAwarded
Binju P RajEnergy and Environment: Numerical Simulation of Solar SystemsAwarded
Lohit SainiEnergy and Environment: Improving Building Energy EfficiencyAwarded
Parth MahajhanEnergy and Environment: Improving Building Energy EfficiencyAwarded
Shailja ChauhanMathematical Modelling of Flat Plate CollectorCompleted
Shalu SainiExperimental Study of Flat Plate CollectorCompleted
B.Tech Projects
Students NameInterest AreaStatus
Sanghati RoyStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Sarwajeet KeshriStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Anurag KumarStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Purvaja NegiStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Saumya GuptaStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Anshika AgarwalStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Janhavi AwasthiStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Jigyasa MishraStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Shikha Study of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Reena KarwaStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
ShatakshiStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Swati ManralStudy of Numerical Heat Transfer EnhancementOngoing
Ashish JhaStudy of Renewable Energy for Heat ApplicationCompleted
Manthan VermaStudy of Renewable Energy for Heat ApplicationCompleted
Research Trainee (3 Months)
Students NameTraining Program NameStatus

Abhishek AsitCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020 Completed
Pavan K. TadepalliCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020 Completed
Vibhor BhatnagarCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020Completed
Udisha SharmaCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020Completed
Gunachitra.TCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020Completed
Saloni SaharawatCSIR-Summer Research Training Programme-2020Completed

Website Links

Other Involvement

Student Affair Council Member of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee from 2015-2016
Elected Member (Maintenance Secretary – II) of Azad Bhawan, IIT Roorkee from 2015-2016