Dr. Madhup Kumar Mittal

Associate Professor

Specialization

• Solar energy and its application in solar desalination, solar pond, solar air heating and solar water heating. • Heat transfer and refrigeration & air-conditioning

Email

madhup.mittal@thapar.edu

Specialization

• Solar energy and its application in solar desalination, solar pond, solar air heating and solar water heating. • Heat transfer and refrigeration & air-conditioning

Email

madhup.mittal@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-8054917786

Biography

Dr. Madhup Kumar Mittal received his Ph.D. in 2010 from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, M.Tech. in 2003 from G. B. Pant University, Pantnagar, with first class. He graduated in 1997 from G. B. Pant University, Pantnagar, with first class. His research interests include solar energy and its application in solar desalination, solar air/water heating systems, solar ponds, evacuated tube collectors and techno-economic analysis. He has published his research work in various international/national journals. He has completed one research project on solar desalination sponsored by DST under WTI program. He has supervised 01 PhD and 18 Master’s thesis, and 02 PhD and 02 Master’s thesis are in-progress under his supervision.

Academic Profile

  • PhD in Thermal Engineering, IIT Roorkee
  • M.Tech. in Thermal Engineering, G. B. Pant University, Pantnagar
  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, G. B. Pant University, Pantnagar

Research Project

Year of Funding

Sponsoring Organisation

Title of Project

Amount of Grant (in Lakhs)

Co-Investigators (if any)

2014-16

DST

Floating wick basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still with waste heat recovery

13.36

Dr. D. Gangacharyulu  

2020-23

DST SERB

Automation and Robotics

125

Dr T P Singh, Dr A Batish, Dr T K Bera, Dr J S Saini, Dr V. Jain, Dr S K Sharma, R Duvedi

Publications in SCI/SCIE Journals

  • G.S. Dhindsa, M.K. Mittal, G.S. Sokhal, K.S. Sokhal, Performance analysis of basin-type vertical multiple-effect diffusion solar still integrated with solar pond: energy, exergy and economical analysis, International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies. (2021) 1–10. (Oxford University Press, SCIE, I.F.: 2.455)
  • A.K. Kaushal, M. K. Mittal, Performance study of an improved basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still, International Journal of Green Energy. 16 (2019) 1343–1352. (Taylor & Francis, SCIE, I.F.: 2.459)
  • Prashant Mahendra, Vikrant Khullar, Madhup Mittal, Applicability of heat mirrors in reducing thermal losses in concentrating solar collectors, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. 10 (2018) 1–10. (ASME, SCIE, I.F.: 1.47)
  • G.S. Dhindsa, M.K. Mittal, Experimental study of basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still integrated with mini solar pond to generate nocturnal distillate, Energy Conversion and Management. 165 (2018) 669–680. (Elsevier, SCIE, I.F.: 9.709)
  • G.S. Dhindsa, M.K. Mittal, An investigation of double-glass-covered trapezoidal salt-gradient solar pond coupled with reflector, International Journal of Green Energy. 15 (2018) 57–68. (Taylor & Francis, SCIE, I.F.: 2.459)
  • A.K. Kaushal, M.K. Mittal, D. Gangacharyulu, Productivity correlation and economic analysis of floating wick basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still with waste heat recovery, Desalination. 423 (2017) 95-103. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 9.501)
  • A.K. Kaushal, M.K. Mittal, D. Gangacharyulu, An experimental study of floating wick basin type vertical multiple effect diffusion solar still with waste heat recovery, Desalination. 414 (2017) 35-45. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 9.501)
  • A.K. Kaushal, M.K. Mittal, D. Gangacharyulu, Development and experimental study of an improved basin type vertical single distillation cell solar still, Desalination. 398 (2016) 121-132. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 9.501)
  • M.K. Mittal, R. Kumar, A. Gupta, An Experimental Study of the Flow of R-407C in an Adiabatic Helical Capillary Tube, International Journal of Refrigeration. 33(4) (2010) 840-847. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 3.629)
  • M.K. Mittal, R. Kumar, A. Gupta, Numerical Analysis of Adiabatic Flow of Refrigerant through a Spiral Capillary Tube, International Journal of Thermal Science. 48(7) (2009) 1348-1354. (Elsevier, SCIE, I.F.: 3.744)
  • M.K. Mittal, R. Kumar, A. Gupta, An Experimental Study of the Flow of R-407C in an Adiabatic Spiral Capillary Tube, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engg. Applications. 1(4) (2009) 1-8. (ASME, SCIE, I.F.: 1.47)
  • M.K. Mittal, Varun, R.P.  Saini, S.K. Singhal, Effective Efficiency of Solar Air Heaters having different types of Roughness Elements on the Absorber Plate, Energy. 32(5) (2007) 739-745. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 7.147)
  • M.K. Mittal, L. Varshney, Optimal Thermohydraulic Performance of a Wire Mesh Packed Solar Air Heater, Solar Energy. 80(9) (2006) 1112-1120. (Elsevier, SCI, I.F.: 5.742)

Publications in Non-SCI Journals

  • Vinay Thakur, G. S. Dhinds, M. K. Mittal & G.S. Sokhal, Experimental investigation of basin type solar still Having paraffin wax in the basin, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development. 9 (2019) 958-965.
  • Amreek Singh, M.K. Mittal, Simulation of single slope solar still at different inclinations using CFD, International Journal of Advance Research and Innovation. 2 (2014) 407-413.
  • M.K. Mittal, Varun, Thermohydraulic Performance of Solar Air Heater Provided with Artificial Roughness on the Absorber Plate, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India). 90 (2009) 43-48.
  • Varun, M.K. Mittal, Heat Transfer and Friction Characterstics in Rectangular Channel having Inclined and Transverse Ribs on the Absorber Plate, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India). 87 (2006) 26-29.

Conference Papers

  • P. Mahendra, V. Khullar, M.K. Mittal, Applicability of heat mirrors in reducing thermal losses in concentrating solar collectors, in: Proceedings of International Conference on ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Phonix, Arizona, USA, 11-17 Nov, 2016.
  • Harpreet Singh, M.K. Mittal, Modelling and simulation of ejector based multi-evaporator refrigeration system, in: Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Innovative Techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering, JNU, New Delhi, June 5-6 (2013), pp 25-32.
  • Varun, S.K. Singhal, M.K. Mittal, Energy Demands and Management Techniques, in: Proceedings of National Conference on Energy Management in Changing Business Scenario, BITS, Pilani, Oct 8-9 (2005).

ME Thesis Guided

22 (Twenty two)

PhD Thesis Guided

02 (Two)

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