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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, India
Dr Balaram Kundu is currently Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India in 2000. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College Durgapur (Presently NIT Durgapur) in 1993 and post graduated in Thermal Engineering from Bengal Engineering College Shibpur (Deemed University) (at present IIESTS) in 1995. The teaching career has been started when he joined Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College as a Lecturer in 1998. In 2003, he joined Jadavpur University as a Senior Lecturer. He worked as a Research Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea for two years and nine months under the Brain Korea 21 program. He has also visited Hanyang University several times as a Visiting Research Professor. His area of expertise includes analytical heat transfer, solar collector, thermal insulation, extended surface heat transfer, fin-and-tube heat exchanger, biological heat transfer, electro-osmotic flow, etc. He is the author of more than 95 technical papers published in referred international journals. Several book chapters have also been written. From his research contribution, a few important works have been filed for the patent. He is recipient of institutional medal for the best paper published in the Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India), Outstanding Faculty Award - the VIFFA 2015, Outstanding Scientist Award â€“ VFRA 2015, CEE Teacherâ€™s excellence award 2015, Distinguished Scientist â€“ VIRA 2017, Outstanding Teacher â€“ TEA 2018, etc. He is a reviewer board member of more than 75 international journals. Till date from his research publication, Scopus h-index, Google Scholar h-index, and RG score are 22, 26, and 39.22, respectively. The average impact factor of the journals for his publication is 2.54. He has visited several countries like Japan, USA, UK, Thailand, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, China, etc. for the collaborative research work. He has given a few keynote talks in international conferences.
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