Nirbhay Kumar

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Nirbhay Kumar

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

  • M.Tech.: Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India, 2016
  • Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India, 2021

Email: nirbhay.k -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://nirbhayk.in/



  • Work experience

    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India (October 2021 to Present)

    • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India (April 2018 to June 2021)

    • Project Staff, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India (October 2015 to March 2018)

    • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India (August 2014 to September 2015)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Verma, A., Kumar, N., and Raj, R., 2021, “Direct Prediction of Foamability of Aqueous Surfactant Solutions using Properties,” Journal of Molecular Liquids, 323, p. 114635.
    2. Kumar, N., Sinha, K. N. R., Raza, M. Q., Verma, A., Seth, D., Jasvanth, V. S., and Raj, R., 2020, “Design, Fabrication, and Performance Evaluation of a Novel Orientation Independent and Wickless Heat Spreader,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 153, p. 119572.
    3. Kumar, N., Raza, M. Q., Seth, D., and Raj, R., 2019, “Surface-Active Ionic Liquids as Potential Additive for Pool Boiling Based Energy Systems,” Journal of Molecular Liquids, 287, p. 110953.
    4. Kumar, N., Raza, M. Q., and Raj, R., 2018, “Surfactant Aided Bubble Departure during Pool Boiling,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 131, pp. 105-113.
    5. Raza, M. Q., Kumar, N., and Raj, R., 2016, “Surfactants for Bubble Removal against Buoyancy,” Scientific Reports, 6, p. 19113.