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Head of the Department: Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde

Before Joining SIT

International Journals:

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Flow visualization, critical heat flux enhancement and transient characteristics in pool boiling using nanofluids”, Journal of ASTM International (JAI), Vol. 9, No. 5,2012, Paper ID JAI104443.

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S.Rao, R.P.ReddyInvestigations on boiling induced nanoparticle coating, transient characteristics and effect of pressure in pool boiling heat transfer on a cylindrical surface”, Experimental Heat Transfer, Taylor & Francis, (2014 Impact factor 0.425, 5-Year Impact factor 0.802, H –INDEX – 20).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy,“Boiling induced nanoparticle coating and its effect on pool boiling heat transfer on a vertical cylindrical surface using CuO nanofluids”, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer – Verlag Publications, DOI 10.1007/s00231-012-0996-8, published online: 07 April 2012 ( 2014 Impact factor 0.929,H –INDEX – 35).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Investigations On Heat Transfer Enhancement In Pool Boiling With Water-CuO nanofluids” Journal of Thermal Science, Springer -Verlag publications,21(2), 179 -183, 2012( 2014 Impact factor 0.348, H –INDEX – 12).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Flow visualization and study of CHF enhancement in pool boiling with Al2O3 – water nano-fluids”, Thermal Science – International Scientific Journal, DOI: 10.2298/TSCI100511095H (2014 Impact factor 0.962,H –INDEX – 12).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S.Rao, R.P.Reddy, “ Studies on Nanoparticle Coating due to Boiling Induced Precipitation and Its Effect on Heat Transfer Enhancement on a vertical cylindrical surface”, Experimental thermal and Fluid Science- Elsevier publications, 38, 229 –236, 2012 (2014 Impact factor 1.267, 5-Year Impact factor 2.08, H –INDEX – 54).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Experimental studies on CHF enhancement in pool boiling with CuO-water nanofluid”, Heat and Mass Transfer,Springer-Verlag Publications, DOI 10.1007/s00231-011-0955-9, published online: 03 Jan 2012 ( 2014 Impact factor 0.929,H –INDEX – 35).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “ Experimental Study On CuO Nanoparticles in Distilled Water and its Effect On Heat Transfer”,International Journal Of Nanoparticles, Inderscience Publications-Switzerland, 5(1), 16-36, 2012(H –INDEX – 5).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Experimental study on CuO nanoparticles and its effect on heat transfer on a vertical surface”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology,Springer -Verlag publications,25 (11) 2927~2934, 2011. (2014 Impact factor 0.932, 5-Year Impact factor 1.200, H –INDEX – 20).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S.Rao, R.P.Reddy, “Role of surface roughness in pool boiling with alumina-water nanofluid on a horizontal wire surface”, Journal of Heat and Technology, 29(1):165-171, 2011, ETS printers, Italy.(2014 H –INDEX – 14).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, ” Behavioural study of Alumina nanoparticles in pool boiling heat transfer on a vertical surface”, Heat Transfer Asian Research,Wiley- Blackwell, International Journal,40(6), 483–576, 2011. (2014 – H –INDEX – 12).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “ A Comparative Study Of Heat Transfer Enhancement in Pool Boiling with CuO and Alumina Nanofluids”, International Journal of Nanotechnology and Applications, , RI publications, 5(1), 2011.

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Critical heat flux enhancement in pool boiling using Alumina Nanofluids”, Heat transfer Asian Research,Wiley- Blackwell, International Journal, 39(5), 323 – 331, 2010. (2014, H –INDEX – 12).

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Pool boiling heat transfer characteristics and flow visualization of Al2O3 – water nano-fluids”, International Journal of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers, 8(3), 34-39, 2010.

International Conferences:

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Experimental Investigations of Pool Boiling Heat Transfer Characteristics on a Vertical Surface Using CuO Nanoparticles in Distilled Water”, International Conference On Thermal Energy and Environment, INCOTEE 2011,Kalasalingam University, Tamilnadu, March 24 – 26, 2011

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy,“ Heat transfer performance of a newly designed compact heat exchanger using alumina nanofluid” International Conference On Design and Advances in Mechanical Engineering, ICDAAME-2011, SKP Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, December 16 – 17, 2011

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Investigations on heat transfer enhancement using CuO –Water nanofluids” ,International conference at Chennai , ICFET-2010 ,Saveetha University, Chennai, April 29,30 2010

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Experimental investigation on heat transfer enhancement using Alumina –Water Nanofluids” International conference on Frontiers In Mechanical Engineering, FIME 2010, May 20, 21,22 2010

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Flow visualization in pool boiling with Al2O3 – water nanofluid on a horizontal test surface and its effect on CHF enhancement” International Conference AMMMT-2010, SIT Tumkur,Nov,18-19-2010

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy,“ A Comparative Study Of Heat Transfer Enhancement in Pool Boiling with CuO and Alumina Nanofluids” International conference,ICTT-2010,College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Nov 24,25,26-2010

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S. Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Forced convection heat transfer of Nanofluids-Current research Scenario” International conference On Emerging research and advances in mechanical Engineering, ERA-2009, Velammal College of Engineering, Chennai, March 19-21, 2009

After joining SIT

Journal publication:

  • Niranjan Rai, Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “ Investigations on Heat Transfer Enhancement in Helical Coil Heat Exchanger Using CuONanofluid”, International Journal Of Engineering Trends andTechnology, ISSN: 2231-5381, Special Issue, May 2016, pp52-55,

  • Ramakrishna N. Hegde, Ashok Gond, “Characterization and Suitability of MahuaCotton Seed Oil Blends as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine”, International Journal Of Engineering Trends andTechnology, ISSN: 2231-5381, Special Issue, May 2016, pp56-62,

  • Ramakrishna N. Hegde, Jagadish B., “Performance and Emission Characteristics of Cotton seed and Simarouba Oil Blend on a Single Cylinder Four Stroke CI Engine”, International Journal Of Engineering Trends andTechnology, ISSN: 2231-5381, Special Issue, May 2016, pp 130-135.

  • Manjunath S., Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “Performance and Emissions characteristics of Biodiesels in IDI Diesel Engines – A review”, International Journal Of Engineering Trends andTechnology, ISSN: 2231-5381, Special Issue, May 2016, pp 179-183.

  • Ramakrishna Hegde, Shrikantha S.Rao, R. P. Reddy, “Experimental investigations of pool boiling heat transfer characteristics on a vertical surface using CuO nanoparticles in distilled water”,  Heat Transfer Engineering (HTE), Taylor and Francis Journal,Volume 35Issue 14-15, 2014, pp- 1279-1281, (2014 Impact factor 0.902, 5-Year Impact factor 1.200, H –INDEX – 34).

  • Srinath J., Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “Technologies of sulphur dioxide reduction in coal fired thermal power plant”, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Volume 5, Issue 9, 2014

  • Dr Ramakrishna N. Hegde, Jagadeesh Bantwal, “ Characterization of Cotton Seed and Simarouba Oil Blend and Exploration of its Suitability as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine”, Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology (ISSN: 2321 – 2462)Volume 03 – Issue 04,468-479, Special issue for ICETTAS’15

Conference publication

  • Niranjan Rai, Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “ Investigations on Heat Transfer Enhancement in Helical Coil Heat Exchanger Using CuONanofluid”, National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Science (NCAMES-2016), Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore, May 2016, pp52-55,

  • Niranjan Rai, Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “Characterization and Suitability of MahuaCotton Seed Oil Blends as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine”, National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Science (NCAMES-2016), Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore1, May 2016,, pp52-55,

  • Ramakrishna N. Hegde, Jagadish B., “Performance and Emission Characteristics of Cotton seed and Simarouba Oil Blend on a Single Cylinder Four Stroke CI Engine”, Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore1, May 2016,, pp 130-135.

  • Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal, “Characterization of Cotton Seed and Simarouba Oil Blend and Exploration of its suitability as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine”, 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology & Applied Sciences, SAINTGITS CLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Kottaym, Kerala, India, 2nd May 2015.

  • Ramakrishna N. Hegde, Jitin, M., “ Innovative Wind Energy Generation by INVELOX” International conference on Mechanical and Production Engineering (ICMPE), pp. 158-162, Cochin, 19th April, 2015.

  • Ramya, M., Ramakrishna N. Hegde,“ Performance evaluation and optimization Of ZGM123n coal mill at thermal power Plant” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Current Trends in Engineering and Management ICCTEM-2014 17 – 19, pp. 362-367, July 2014, Mysore, Karnataka, India.

  • Ramya, M., Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “Study on Setting the Performance Parameters of Coal Mill for Optimum Results” International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (ICETE -2014) , pp. 151-157, NITTE 15th – 17th May, 2014

  • Srinath J., Ramakrishna N. Hegde, “Evaluation of Effectiveness and Flue Gas – Liquid Transfer in Flue Gas Desulphurization Plant” ,in International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (ICETE -2014) , pp. 158-162, NITTE 15th – 17th May, 2014.

Faculty Name: Deepak Raj P. Y

After Joining SIT

  • Deepak Raj P. Y and Subodh H. M “Design, Analysis and Testing of Wing spar for Optimum Weight” in IJRSI, ISSN: 2321 – 2705, Vol. 4 – Issue VII: pp. 104 – 112, July – 2017.

  • Deepak Raj P. Y and Sandeep Duvani “Design, Fabrication and Aerodynamic Analysis of a modified Archimedes Wind turbine” in IJRSI, ISSN: 2321 – 2705, Vol. 4 – Issue VS: pp. 55 -59, May – 2017.

  • Deepak Raj P. Y and Rajashekarareddy H. G “Experimental and Computational study of Incompressible flow over a NACA 642-215 airfoil” in “National Conference on Advanced Mechanical Engineering and Sciences”, pp. 137 -138 at SIT, Mangalore, D.K, India on 7th May 2016.

  • Deepak Raj P. Y and Devaraj K “Numerical Heat Transfer Analysis of a Flat Plate using Combined Jet Impingement and Film cooling with Flow Patterns” in International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, ISSN: 2278 – 0181, Vol. 2 – Issue 11: pp. 2078 – 2086, Nov- 2013.

Faculty Name: Jagadeesh B

Before Joining SIT

  • Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal “Characterization of Cotton Seed and Simarouba Oil Blend and Exploration of its suitability as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine” in Asian Journal of Engineering and Technology 2015, ISSN:2321-2462, Vol 3: pp. 467- 479.

  • Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal “Characterization of Cotton Seed and Simarouba Oil Blend and Exploration of its suitability as an Alternate Fuel for CI Engine”, in“a2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology & Applied Sciences” at SAINTGITS CLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Kottaym, Kerala, India on 2nd May 2015.

  • Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal “Characterization and Performance studies of cotton seed and Simarouba oil blend on a four stroke single cylinder diesel engine”, in “ A National Conference on Green Energy: Potentials &Applications” at VCET, Puttur, D.K, India on 14thMay 2016.

After Joining SIT

  • Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal “Performance and Emission Characteristics of Cotton seed and Simarouba oil bend on a Single Cylinder Four Stroke CI Engine”, in “ A National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering Sciences” at SIT, Mangalore, D.K, India on 7thMay 2016.

  • Dr. Ramakrishna N. Hegde and Jagadeesh Bantwal “Investigations on Engine performance and emission with CSS and CSM oil blends as a Partial replacement Bio – fuel”, in “a International conference on Design and Advances in Mechanical Engineering” at SKP Engineering college, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil nadu, on 2nd February.

Faculty Name: Pavana K

After Joining SIT

  • Pavana K. “Aerodynamic Performance of A Ducted Propeller” in International Conference on Emerging Research in Management and Technology and published in the International Journal of Emerging Research in Management & Technology (IJERMT), ISSN: 2278-9359,Vol. 6 – Issue 5, May 2017.

Faculty Name: Girish A R

Before Joining SIT

  • Girish A R, Modeling & Simulation of Thermal Hydraulic Systems” under TEQIP-II on 15th& 16th April 2013 at Dr.AIT, Bangalore.

After joining SIT

  • Girish A R, “Review on Experimental Analysis of Pulse Detonation Engine and Its Merits”, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, ISSN: 2231-5381, May 2016, Page 144-148.

  • Girish A R, “CFD Simulation of Centrifugal Blower Using ANSYS CFX”, International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), ISSN: 2231-5381, May 2016, Page 34-38.

  • Girish A R, “Experimental Investigation of Biolubricant Formulated from Chemically Modified Castor Oil”, Topical Transcend in Mechanical Technology (TTMT), “International Digital library of technology and research” (Scopus Indexed), May 2017.

Faculty Name: Jerome Anthony

Before Joining SIT

  • Jerome Anthony and Dr. Shrinivas Mayya D “license plate recognition using neural network” Baselios Mathews emerging technology, ICETT . 529-551 Feb 2012.

After Joining SIT

  • Jerome Anthony “Chassis Dynamometer” in “National Conference on Advanced Mechanical Engineering and Sciences”, pp. 136 -137 at SIT, Mangalore, D.K, India on 7th May 2016.

Faculty Name: Amit Kumar H

After Joining SIT

  • Amitkumar.H. “Energy Absorption Analysis of Rupd.” The International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, vol. 04, e-ISSN:2319-1163, p-ISSN:2321-7308, Feb. 2015.

Faculty Name: Ramaswamy M P

Before Joining SIT

  • Ramaswamy M P, Assoc prof Mahesh B Davangeri, “Investigation on the effect of heat treatment on impact, hardness and tribological behavior of AISI 316L DSS ”, International Conference on Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 02nd June-2013, Bengaluru, ISBN: 978-93-83060-05-4.

  • Ramaswamy M P, Assoc prof Mahesh B Davangeri, “Investigation on the effect of heat treatment on impact, hardness and tribological behavior of AISI 2507 DSS ”, National Conference on Innovation in Mechanical Engineering “NCIME”, 21nd and 22rd June-2013, madanapalle.

After Joining SIT

  • Ramaswamy M P “Investigation on the Effect of Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Tribological Behavior of AISI 2507 DSS” The International Journal of engineering trends and  technology (IJETT), vol. ISSN, pp. 2231-5381, 6th and 7th MAY. 2016, Srinivas Insitute of Technology, Mangaluru