ABOUT ME

Fields of Specialization: Experimental and numerical heat transfer, Radiative heat transfer in engineering and atmospheric science, Optimization in heat transfer, Inverse heat transfer, Electronic cooling, Satellite Meteorology, Numerical weather prediction and Radiance assimilation, climate change and Weather model calibration.

Prof. C. Balaji - T.T. Narendran Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

Dr. C Balaji is currently the T.T. Narendran Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Guindy Engineering College, Chennai, India in 1990 (University Gold Medal) and obtained his M.Tech (1992) and Ph.D (1995) both from IIT Madras in the area of Heat Transfer and Thermal Sciences. He has over 25 years experience in teaching and research. He has been consistently rated as a very good teacher by students at IIT Madras. He has published extensively in international journals and has undertaken several sponsored research projects for the government and industry. He is a recipient of the Humboldt Fellowship of Germany (2005), Young Faculty Recognition Award of IIT Madras (2007), Prof.K.N.Seetharamu Award and Medal for excellence in Heat Transfer Research (2008), Swarnajayanthi Fellowship award of the Govt. of India (2008), the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (2010), Marti Gurunath Award for excellence in teaching (2013) and Mid-Career Research Award at IIT Madras (2015). He is an elected fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is the author of 12 books that includes six text-books, three monographs, two motivational books on teaching and research and a tamil translated book on teaching.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Bachelor's Program
  • Alumni association Gold Medal (1989-90)
  • Cartwright Gold Medal (1989-90)
  • N. Mahalingam Endowment Prize (1989-90)
  • College Gold Medal (1988-89)
  • Guindy Engineers 62 trust award (1987-89)
  • University Gold Medal (1986-90)
Master's Program
  • First Rank in Thermal Science Stream.
Ph.D. Program
  • Doctoral Research presented as an invited paper in the 13th National Heat and Mass Transfer held in Surathkal in 1995.
Career
  • Institute Chair Professor, 2020.
  • Mid Career Research Award, awarded by IIT Madras, 2015.
  • Marti Gurunath Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded by IIT Madras, 2013.
  • Humboldt Fellowship- Renewed Research stay for experienced researchers, Germany, 2012.
  • Elected Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2012.
  • Tamilnadu Scientist Award, Govt of Tamilnadu, 2010.
  • Swarna Jayanthi Fellowship, Govt of India, (Earth and atmospheric science), 2008.
  • Prof.K.N.Seetharamu Medal and Prize for excellence in research, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, 2008.
  • Young Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in Teaching and Research, IIT Madras, 2007.
  • Humboldt Fellowship, Humboldt foundation Germany, 2005 -2006
Awards won by Student Advisee(s)
  • Keshav Rangnath Excellence in Research Award for Recognition of His Outstanding Ph.D Work - Marri Girish Kumar - 2021
  • S Anantharamakrishnan Merit Prize for Best Individual Project in M. Tech - M V Abhiram - 2021
  • SRI Prize for best B.Tech Interdisciplinary Project in the Outgoing B.Tech Batch - Addarsh Chandrasekhar - 2015
  • Prof C S Krishnamoorthy Endowment Prize in GA - Rajesh A - 2014
  • Prof C S Krishnamoorthy Endowment Prize in GA - Rajiv Reddy Madadi - 2008

PUBLICATIONS

International Journals
S.No Name of the Authors Title of the Paper Name of the Journal
205 Baki Harish, Sandeep Chinta, C Balaji, and Balaji Srinivasan Determining the sensitive parameters of WRF model for the prediction of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal using Global Sensitivity Analysis and Machine Learning Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, pp.1-46
204 Baki Harish, C Balaji, and Balaji Srinivasan Impact of data assimilation on a calibrated WRF model for the prediction of tropical cyclones over the Bay of Bengal. Current Science, 122, pp. 1-18
203 Baki Harish, Sandeep Chinta, C Balaji, and Balaji Srinivasan A sensitivity study of WRF model microphysics and cumulus parameterization schemes for the simulation of tropical cyclones using GPM radar data. Journal of Earth System Science, 130(4), pp.1-30
202 Rajesh Akula and C. Balaji Effect of PCM fill ratio and heat sink orientation on the thermal management of transient power spikes in electronics. Journal of physics: Conference Series 2116 (1), 012077
201 Girish Kumar Marri and C Balaji Liquid crystal thermography based study on melting dynamics and the effect of mushy zone constant in numerical modeling of melting of a phase change materia. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 171 (2022): 107176
200 M Ram Prabhu, C Balaji, T Sundararajan, M J Chacko Estimation of Aerodynamic Heating on Scramjet Inlets and Validation with Measurements. Journal of Thermal Scienceand Engineering Applications, Jan 2022, 14(1): 011010
199 P Jyoteeshkumar Reddy, Dommeti Sriram, S S Gunthe, C Balaji Impact of climate change on intense Bay of Bengal tropical cyclones of the post-monsoon season: a pseudo global warming approach. Climate Dynamics 56, pages 2855–2879 (2021)
198 S M Kirthiga, B Narasimhan and C Balaji A multi-physics ensemble approach for short-term precipitation forecasts at convective permitting scales based on sensitivity experiments over southern parts of Peninsular India. Journal of Earth System Science 130, Article number: 68 (2021)
197 Siddharth Kumar, R. Phani, P. Mukhopadhyay and C. Balaji An assessment of radiative flux biases in the climate forecast system model CFSv2. Climate Dynamics 56, pages 1541–1569 (2021)
196 Girish Kumar Marri and C Balaji Experimental and numerical investigations on the effect of porosity and PPI gradients of metal foams on the thermal performance of a composite phase change material heat sink. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 164: 120454.
195 Rajesh Akula and C. Balaji Thermal performance of a phase change material based heat sink subject to constant and power surge heat loads: A numerical study. ASME-Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Jun 2021, 13(3): 031014
194 Rajesh Akula, Athul gopinath, R. Srikanth and C. Balaji Experimental and numerical studies on heat transfer from a PCM based heat sink with baffles. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 159, January 2021, 106525
193 Sandeep Chinta and C Balaji Calibration of WRF model parameters using multiobjective adaptive surrogate model-based optimization to improve the prediction of the Indian summer monsoon. Climate Dynamics 55, pages 631–650 (2020)
192 Sangamesh C. Godi, Arvind Pattamatta and C. Balaji Heat Transfer From A Single and Row of Three Dimensional Wall Jets - A Combined Experimental and Numerical Study. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 159, October 2020, 119801
191 Alankrita Singh, C Balaji and BVSSS Prasad Numerical simulations and optimization of impinging jet configuration. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Volume 31, Issue 1
190 P. Jyoteeshkumar, P. V. Kiran and C. Balaji Chennai extreme rainfall event of 2015 under future climate projections using the pseudo global warming dynamic downscaling method. CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 118, NO. 12, 25 JUNE 2020
189 B Kotresha, N Gnanasekaran, C Balaji Numerical simulations of flow-assisted mixed convection in a vertical channel filled with high porosity metal foams. Heat Transfer Engineering (2020) 41 (8), 739-750
188 Suraj Kumar, Pradeep S. Jakkareddy, and C. Balaji A novel method to detect hot spots and estimate strengths of discrete heat sources using liquid crystal thermography. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 154 (2020): 106377
187 Girish Kumar Marri, R. Srikanth and C. Balaji Effect of phase change and ambient temperatures on the thermal performance of a solid-liquid phase change material based heat sinks. Journal of Energy Storage 30 (2020):101327
186 Rahul Yadav, C. Balaji, S.P. Venkateshan Optimization of number and locations of discrete heaters in a two-dimensional radiant heating furnace using artificial neural networks. Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Vol. 8, pp. 12-18, 2019. (ISSN: 2455-2259)
185 Marri, G. K and C Balaji Experimental and numerical investigations on a phase change material based heat sink with symbiotically joined heat pipe. Heat Transfer Engineering (2019) (1-18)
184 Godi, S. C., A. Pattamatta and C. Balaji Effect of the inlet geometry on the flow and heat transfer characteristics of three dimensional wall jets ASME Journal of Heat Transfer Nov 2019, 141(11): 112201
183 Rahul Yadav, Chakravarthy Balaji, SP Venkateshan Analysis of Radiative Transfer in body-fitted axisymmeteric geometries with band models and anisotropic scattering Computational Thermal Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 1-2, 2019, pp. 161-176
182 Sangamesh C. Godi, Satyanand Abraham, Arvind Pattamatta and C. Balaji Evaluation of Candidate Strategies for the Estimation of Local Heat Transfer Coefficient from Wall Jets Experimental Heat Transfer, Volume 33, 2020, Pages: 40-63
181 Rahul Yadav, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan Inverse estimation of number and location of discrete heaters in radiant furnaces using artificial neural networks and genetic algorithm Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer (JQSRT) 226 (2019): page no.127-137.
180 Govind Rao Yenni, Amrit Ambirajan, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan Emissivity Estimation of Space Craft Thermal Control Surfaces at Cryogenic Temperatures - A Novel Experimental Approach Heat and Mass Transfer volume 55, pages 1465–1476 (2019)
179 B Kotresha, N Gnanasekaran and C. Balaji Numerical Simulations of Flow Assisted Mixed Convection in a Vertical Channel Filled with High Porosity Metal Foams Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 41, 2020 - Issue 8, Pages 739-750
178 Partha Sarathy, U., Balaji, C., Sudararajan, T. et al. Numerical modeling of FBR safety grade decay heat removal system and its validation International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics 10(2)
177 Samarjeet Chanda, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan Non-intrusive measurement of thermal contact conductance at polymer-metal two dimensional annular interface Heat and Mass Transfer volume 55, pages 327–340 (2019)
176 Sandeep, C. P. R., C. Krishnamoorthy, and C. Balaji Impact of cloud parameterization schemes on the simulation of cyclone Vardah using the WRF model Current Science (00113891), 115(6).
175 Krishnamoorthy C and C. Balaji Ingesting microwave sounder radiances for improvement in track forecast of cyclone Vardah Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 12(2), 026015 (2018)
174 Jakkareddy, Pradeep S., and C. Balaji. A non-intrusive technique to determine the spatially varying heat transfer coefficients in a flat plate with flush mounted heat sources. International Journal of Thermal Sciences Volume 131, September 2018, Pages 144-159.
173 Jakkareddy, Pradeep S., and C. Balaji Estimation of local heat transfer coefficient from natural convection experiments using liquid crystal thermography and Bayesian method Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science Volume 97, October 2018, Pages 458-467
172 Naresh Yarramsetty, Shrivignesh, C.Balaji Experimental investigations of the thermal performance of self rewetting fluids in in- ternally finned wickless heat pipes Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 92 (2018): 436-446.
171 Srikanth, Srinivas Sridharan, C.Balaji Multi objective geomet- ric optimization of phase change material based cylindrical heat sinks with internal stem and radial fins Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 5 (2018): 238-251.
170 Y Naresh, C Balaji Thermal performance of an internally finned two phase closed thermosyphon with refrigerant R134a: A combined experimental and numerical study International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 126, April 2018, Pages 281-293
169 H. Kumar, S. Kumar, Gnanasekaran Balaji A Markov Chain Monte Carlo-Metropolis Hastings Approach for the Simulta- neous Estimation of Heat Generation and Heat Trans- fer Coefficient from a Teflon Cylinder Heat Transfer Engineering 39.4 (2018): 339-352.
168 Neeraj Sinai Borker, C Balaji Numerical Investigation of Flow and Heat Transfer from Impinging Jets on a Target Surface with Protrusions Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 39, 2018, Issue 6, Pages: 565-581
167 Harsha Kumar MK, PS Vishweshwara, N Gnanasekaran, C Balaji A combined ANN-GA and experimental based technique for the estimation of the unknown heat flux for a conjugate heat transfer problem Heat and Mass Transfer, 1-13, 2018
166 R Srikanth, C Balaji Experimental investigation on the heat transfer performance of a PCM based pin fin heat sink with discrete heating International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 111, January 2017, Pages 188-203
165 S. Reetik Kumar, B. Konda Reddy and C. Balaji Application of Hybrid Monte Carlo Algorithm in Heat Transfer J. Heat Transfer 139(8), 082004 (Apr 19, 2017)
164 R Srikanth and C. Balaji Heat Transfer Correlations for a Composite PCM based 72 Pin Fin Heat Sink with Discrete Heating at the base INAE Letters 2.3 (2017): 65-71.
163 Renju Kurian, C. Bal- aji, S.P. Venkateshan An Experimental Study on Hydrodynamic and Thermal Performance of Stainless Steel wire mesh blocks in a vertical channel Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 86 (2017): 248-256.
162 Pulla Rao.M, Balaji.C and S.P.Venkateshan Experimental investigation on heat transfer from square jets issuing from perforated nozzles Heat and Mass Transfer 53.7 (2017): 2363-2375.
161 Pulla Rao.M, Balaji.C and S.P.Venkateshan Experimental investigation on the effect of wire mesh at the nozzle exit on heat transfer from impinging square jets Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 84 (2017): 78-89.
160 Pradeep S Jakkareddy, C Balaji A methodology to determine boundary conditions from forced convection experiments using liquid crystal thermography Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 53, Issue 2, pp.519-535
159 Rahul Yadav, C Balaji and S P Venkateshan Implementation of SLW model in the radiative heat transfer problems with particles and high temperature gradientss International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 27 Issue: 5, pp.1128-1141, 2016
158 Rahul Yadav, Chakravarthy Balaji, SP Venkateshan Implementation of SLW model in the radiative heat transfer problems with particles and high temperature gradientss International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 27 Issue: 5, pp.1128-1141, 2016
157 Naresh Y and C. Balaji Experimental investigations of heat transfer from an internally finned two phase closed thermosyphon Applied Thermal Engineering 112 (2017): 1658-1666.
156 U Ansu, Sangamesh C Godi, Arvind Pattamatta, C Balaji Experimental investigations of inlet condition on jet impingement heat transfer using liquid crystal thermography Experimental and Thermal Fluid Science Volume 80, January 2017, Pages 363-375
155 Samarjeet Chanda, C Balaji, SP Venkateshan, Govinda Rao Yenni Estimation of principal thermal conductivities of layered honeycomb composites using ANN–GA based inverse technique International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 111, January 2017, Pages 423-436
154 Tabish U. Ansari, N. Ojha, R. Chan- drasekar, C. Balaji, Narendra Singh and Sachin S. Gunthe Competing impact of anthropogenic emissions and meteorology on the distribution of trace gases over Indian region Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry volume 73, pages363–380 (2016)
153 Pradeep J. S, C. Balaji Estimation of spatially varying heat transfer coefficient from a flat plate with flush mounted heat sources using Bayesian inference Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 745, Issue 3
152 Naresh Y, C. Balaji Numerical investigations of small diameter two-phase closed thermosyphon Journal of Physics: Conference Series 745(3):032122
151 R.Srikanth Rohit S Nair C. Balaji Thermosyphon assisted melting of PCM inside a rectangular enclosure: A synergistic numerical approach Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 745, Issue 3
150 Rahul Yadav, C Balaji and S P Venkateshan Implementation of SLW model in the radiative heat transfer problems with particles and high temperature gradientss International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 27 Issue: 5, pp.1128-1141, 2016
149 C.Krishnamoorthy, Deo Kumar and C Balaji Retrieval of humidity and temperature profiles over the oceans from INSAT 3D satellite radiances Journal of Earth System Science Volume 125, Issue 2, 2016
148 R S Jadhav and C Balaji Fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics of a vertical channel with detached pin- fin arrays arranged in staggered manner on two opposite endwalls International Journal of Thermal Sciences 105, 57-74, 2016
147 S.P.Pathak, V.K.Suresh Kumar, I B Noushad, A.K.Rajan, K.Velusamy and C. Balaji Porous Body Model Based Parametric Study for Sodium to Air Heat Exchangers Used in Fast Reactors. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering and Applications, 8(1), 2016
146 RS Nair and C Balaji Synergistic analysis of heat transfer characteristics of an internally finned two phase closed thermosyphon Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 101, 25 May 2016, Pages 720-729
145 Renju Kurian, C. Balaji, and S.P. Venkateshan Experimental investigation of convective heat transfer in a vertical channel with brass wire mesh blocks International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 99, January 2016, Pages 170179
144 R. Chandrasekar and C. Balaji Impact of physics parameterization and 3DVAR data assimilation on prediction of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal region Natural Hazards,January 2016, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 223-247
143 P.V.S.S. Srivatsa, Ra- jesh Baby and C. Balaji Geometric optimization of a PCM based heat sink- A Coupled ANN and GA approach. Heat Transfer Engineering, 2015 875-888, 2015.
142 B Anoop, C Balaji and K Velusamy A characteristic correlation for heat transfer over serrated finned tubes Annals of Nuclear Energy 85, 1052-1065, 2015
141 R. Srikanth, Pavan Nemani and C. Balaji Multi-objective geometric optimization of a PCM based matrix type composite heat sink. Applied Energy, Volume 156, 15, Pages 703714, 2015
140 Rajesh Alayil, C. Balaji Conjugate Heat Transfer in PCMbased composite heat sink with cross plate fins. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 137(10), 102302, 2015
139 Shaik Imran Ahamad and C. Balaji Inverse conjugate mixed convection in a vertical substrate with protriding heat sources- A combined experimental and numeric studies. Heat and Mass Transfer 52(6), July 2015
138 Tapan Kumar Hotta, C Balaji and S.P. Venkateshan Experiment driven ANN GA based technique for optimal distribution of discrete heat sources under mixed convection Experimental Heat Transfer, Volume 28, Issue 3, 2015
137 S.P.Pathak, K Velusamy, K K Rajan and C.Balaji Numerical and experimental investigations of heat removal performance of sodium to air heat exchanger used in fast reactors Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 36, Issue 5, 2015.
136 Shaik Imran Ahamad, C. Balaji In search of a simpler thermal model for mixed convection from protruding heat sources on a vertical plate - A combined numerical and experimental study Heat Transfer Engineering 36 (4), 396-407, 2015
135 B.Konda Reddy and C.Balaji Bayesian estimation of heat flux and thermal diffusivity using liquid crystal thermography International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 87, Pages 3148, 2015
134 Sumanth Dathathri and C. Balaji Heat Transfer and Optimization Studies on Layered Porous Stackings under an Imposed Pressure Drop International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015
133 C.Balaji, and Rajesh Baby Experimental investigation on thermal performance of phase change material based composite heat sinks Annals of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, 11, 61-71, 2014
132 Chanda, S., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S. P., Yenni, G. R., & Ambirajan, A. Joint Conductance Effects on Estimation of Effective Thermal Conductivities of Anisotropic Composites Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer 28.3 (2014): 553-560.
131 Tapan Kumar Hotta, C Balaji and S.P. Venkateshan Optimal distribution of discrete heat sources under mixed convection - A Heuristic Approach ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 136(10), 2014
130 P.V.S.S. Srivatsa, Rajesh Baby and C.Balaji Numerical investigations of PCM based heat sinks with embedded metal foam/crossed plate fins Numerical Heat Transfer, Volume 66, Issue 10, 2014.
129 Pradeep. M. Kamath, C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan Heat Tansfer enhancement with discrete heat sources in a metal foam filled vertical channel International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 53, April 2014, Pages 180184
128 C.Balaji, C.Krishnamoorthy, and R.Chandrasekhar On the possibility of retrieving near surface rain rate from the microwave sounder SAPHIR of the Megha-Tropiques mission Current Science, Vol. 106, No. 4 (25 February 2014), pp. 587-593
127 Deepak Subramnai, R.Chandrasekhar, K.Srinivasa Ramanujam and C. Balaji A new ensemble based data assimilation to improve track prediction of tropical cyclones Natural Hazards, 2014, 1- 24.
126 Rajesh Baby and C.Balaji Thermal performance of a PCM based plate fin heat sink matrix under constant and intermittent heat loads- An Experimental study International Journal of Thermal Sciences 79, 240-249, 2014
125 C. Balaji, B.Konda Reddy, H.Herwig Incorporating engineering intuition for parameter estimation in thermal sciences Heat and Mass Transfer 2013,(49); 1771-1785
124 C. Balaji, K. Srinivasa Ramanujam Retrieval of the vertical rainfall structure from the MADRAS imager data of the Megha- Tropiques satellite Current Science 2013, (104); 1627-1634.
123 Rajeshbaby, C. Balaji Experimental investigations on thermal performance enhancement and effect orientation on porous filled PCM based heat sink International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013, (46); 27-30"
122 Samarjeet Chanda, Balaji, C, Venkateshan, S.P Simultaneous estimation of principal thermal conductivities of an anisotropic composite medium- An inverse analysis ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 2013
121 Pradeep. M. Kamath, C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan Heat Transfer Studies in a Vertical channel filled with porous medium Fluid Dynamics and Materials Processing 9(2):111-126
120 Pradeep. M. Kamath, C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan A Simple Thermal Resistance Model For Open Cell Metal Foams ASME Journal of Heat Transfer 135:032601, 2013
119 Vivek. V, Sharma A.K, Balaji C A CFD based approach for thermal hydraulic design of main vessel cooling system of pool type fast reactors Annals of Nuclear Energy 2013.01.059.
118 Rajesh Baby, C. Balaji Thermal Optimization of PCM based pin fin heat sinks- An experimental study Applied Thermal Engineering (54), 65-77,2013.
117 Gnanasekaran, N(2011b)., Balaji, C. Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) Approach for the Determination of Thermal Diffusivity Using Transient Fin Heat Transfer Experiments International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 63 , pp.46-54, 2013.
116 Pradeep. M. Kamath, C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan Convection heat transfer from aluminum and copper foams in a vertical channel- An experimental study International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 64 ,pp.1-10 , 2013.
115 B Konda Reddy, N Gnanasekaran and C Balaji Estimation of thermo- physical and transport properties with Bayesian inference using transient liquid crystal thermography experiments Journal of Physics Conference Series 2012, Vol 395, 012-082
114 Rajeshbaby, C. Balaji Thermal management of electronics using phase change material based pin fin heat sinks Journal of Physics Conference Series 2012, Vol 395, 012-134.
113 Rajesh Baby, C. Balaji A Neural Network Based Optimization Of Thermal Performance Of PCM Based Finned Heat Sinks - An Experimental Study Experimental Heat Transfer 26(5):431-452
112 Parthasarathy. U, Sundararajan. T, Balaji. C, Velusamy. K Development of a porous body model for decay heat removal studies in a pool type sodium cooled fast reactor International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics 4(3)
111 Konda Reddy, N Gnanasekaran C. Balaji Estimation of thermophysical and transport properties with Bayesian inference using transient liquid crystal thermography experiments Journal of Physics Conference Series, Vol 395, 012- 082, 2012
110 Rajesh Baby, C. Balaji Thermal management of electronics using phase change material based pin fin heat sinks Journal of Physics Conference Series, Vol 395, 012- 134,2012
109 Vivek,V, Sharma, A.K, Balaji, C. Interaction effects between laminar natural convection and surface radiation in tilted square and shallow enclosures International Journal of Thermal Sciences,(60) 2012: 70-84
108 Parthasarathy, U, Sundararajan, T, Balaji, C Decay heat removal in pool type fast reactor using passive systems Nuclear Engineering and Design, (250) 2012: 480-499
107 Konda Reddy, C. Balaji Estimation Of Temperature Dependet Heat Transfer Co-efficient in a Vertical Rectangular Fin using Liquid Crystal Thermography International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,(55) 2012:3686-3693.
106 Srinivasa Ramanujam, R. Chandrasekar, Deepak Subramani, C. Balaji On The Effect Of Non- Raining Parameters In Retrieval Of Surface Rain Rate Using TRMM PR And TMI Measurements IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, (5) 2012: 735-745.
105 Ramechecandane, S, Balaji, C, Venkateshan, S.P Numerical analysis of a divergent duct with high enthalpy transonic cross injection International Journal of Multiphysics, (6) 2012: 17-28
104 R Chandrasekar and C Balaji Sensitivity of tropical cyclone Jal simulations to physics parameterizations Journal of Earth System Science, (121) 2012: 923- 946
103 Praveen Krishnan, K. Srinivasa Ramanujam C. Balaji An Artificial Neural Network Based Fast Radiative Transfer Model for Simulating Infrared Sounder Radiances Journal of Earth System Science, (121) 2012: 891- 901
102 Baby, R., Balaji, C. Experimental investigations on phase change material based finned heat sinks for electronic equipment cooling International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,(55),2012, 1642-1649
101 Pradeep. M. Kamath, C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan Experimental Investigation of Flow Assisted Mixed Convection in High Porosity Foams in Vertical Channels International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer, (54), 2011:5231-5241.
100 Srinivasa Ramanujam. K, Chandrasekar. R, Balaji. C A new PCA-ANN algorithm for retrieval of rainfall structure in a precipitating atmosphere International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, (21), 2011:1002-1025.
99 Parthasarathy. U, Sundararajan. T, Balaji. C, Velusamy. K Characterization of Sodium flow in over hexagonal fuel sub-assemblies International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer (38), 2011: 928- 937.
98 Gnanasekaran, N(2011b)., Balaji, C. A Bayesian approach for the simultaneous estimation of surface heat transfer co-efficient and thermal con- ductivity from steady state experiments on fins International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (54) , 2011: 3060-3068.
97 Maheswari, N., Balaji, C., Ramesh. A A non linear regression based multi-objective optimization of parameters based on experimental data biodiesel blends Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy (35), 2011: 2171- 2183.
96 Kumar. A, Balaji, C. ANN based estimation of heat generation from multiple protruding heat sources on a vertical plate under conjugate mixed convection International Journal of Thermal Sciences, (50), 2011: 532-543.
95 Srinivasa Ramanujam. K, Balaji. C Radiative Transfer Simulations for the MADRAS Imager of Megha-Tropiques Journal of Earth System Science,(120), 2011:1-17.
94 Premachandran. B C. Balaji Conjugate Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation from a Vertical Channel with Protruding Heat Sources Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A:Applications,(60) ,2011:171-196
93 Gnanasekaran. N(2011a) C. Balaji A Correlation for Nusselt Number under Turbulent mixed Convection using Transient heat transfer Experiment International Journal Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer (FHMT), 2, 023008 (2011) DOI: 10.5098/hmt.v2.2.3008
92 Balaji. C, Mungara. P, Sharma. P Optimization of size and shape of composite heat sinks with phase change materials Heat and Mass Transfer, ISSN (0947-7411), 2010: 1- 12
91 Venugopal, G(2010b)., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Application of transient experimental techniques for developing a heat transfer correlation for mixed convection in porous medium Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, (18), 2010: 1129-1150.
90 Gad. M.A, Balaji. C. Effect of surface radiation on RBC in cavities heated from below International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (37), 2010: 1459- 1464.
89 Balaji. C, Padhi. T. A new ANN driven MCMC method for multi-parameter estimation in two-dimensional conduction with heat generation International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (53), 2010: 5440-5455.
88 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C. Turbulent natural convection of heat generating low prandtl fluids in a cylindrical enclosure International Journal of Heat and Technology, (28), 2010: 9-17.
87 Mitra, S., Balaji, C. A neural network based estimation of tumor parameters from a breast thermogram International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (53), 2010: 4714-4727.
86 Kumar, A., Balaji, C. A Principal Component Analysis and neural network based non-iterative method for inverse conjugate natural convection International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (53), 2010: 4684-4695
85 Gnanasekaran. N., Balaji, C. An inexpensive technique to simultaneously determine total emissivity and natural convection heat transfer coefficient from transient experiments Experimental Heat Transfer, (23), 2010: 235-258.
84 Radhakrishnan, T.V., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Optimization of multiple heaters in a vented enclosure - A combined numerical and experimental study International Journal of Thermal Sciences,(49), 2010: 721-732.
83 Balaji. C, Deiveegan. M, Venkateshan. S.P Gairola. R.M, Sarkar. A, Agarwal. V.K Retrieval of hydrometeors from microwave radiances with a polarized radiative transfer model Journal of Earth System Science, (119), 2010: 97- 115.
82 Venugopal, G, Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Experimental study of mixed convection heat transfer in a vertical duct filled with metallic porous structures International Journal of Thermal Sciences,(49), 2010: 340-348.
81 Sudhakar, T.V.V, Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A heuristic approach to optimal arrangement of multiple heat sources under conjugate natural convection International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (53), 2010: 431-444.
80 Sudhakar, T.V.V, Shori, A., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Optimal heat distribution among discrete protruding heat sources in a vertical duct: A combined numerical and experimental study Journal of Heat Transfer, (132), 2010: 1-10.
79 Balaji, C., Thaseem, T. An example of Bayesian inference in thermal sciences Resonance, (14), 2009: 1171-1182.
78 Perekattu, G.K., Balaji, C. On the onset of natural convection in differentially heated shallow fluid layers with internal heat generation International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (52), 2009: 4254-4263.
77 Balaji, C., Deiveegan, M., Venkateshan, S.P., Gairola, R.M., Sarkar, A., Agarwal, V.K. Polarized microwave forward model simulations for tropical storm Fanoos Journal of Earth System Science, (118), 2009: 331- 343.
76 Radhakrishnan, T.V., Joseph, G., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Effect of baffle on convective heat transfer from a heat generating element in a ventilated cavity Heat and Mass Transfer, (45), 2009: 1069-1082.
75 Sudhakar, T.V.V., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Optimal configuration of discrete heat sources in a vertical duct under conjugate mixed convection using artificial neural networks International Journal of Thermal Sciences,(48), 2009: 881-890.
74 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C. Turbulent natural convection of sodium in a cylindrical enclosure with multiple internal heat sources: A conjugate heat transfer study International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,(52), 2009: 2858-2870.
73 Venugopal, G., Suryakant, Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A hybrid optimization technique for developing heat transfer correlations based on transient experiments International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, ( 52 ), 2009 : 1954-1964.
72 Candane, S.R., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A comparison of quasi one-dimensional and two-dimensional ablation models for subliming ablators Heat Transfer Engineering, (30), 2009: 229-236.
71 Anandakrishnan. M, Balaji. C CFD simulations of thermal and flow fields insidea desktop personal computer with multi-core processor Engineering Applications Computational Fluid Dynamics, (3), 2009: 279-286.
70 Benarji, N., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Optimum design of cross- flow shell and tube heat ex-changers with low fin tubes Heat Transfer Engineering, (29), 2008: 864-872.
69 Venugopal, G(2008b)., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A correlation for laminar mixed convection from vertical plates using transient experiments Heat and Mass Transfer, (44), 2008: 1417-1425.
68 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C. Conjugate transient natural convection in a cylindrical enclosure with internal volumetric heat generation Annals of Nuclear Energy, (35), 2008: 1502-1514.
67 Saji, C.B., Balaji, C., Sundararajan, T. Investigation of soot transport and radiative heat transfer in an ethylene jet diffusion flame International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (51), 2008: 4287-4299.
66 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C. Interaction of turbulent natural convection and surface thermal radiation in inclined square enclosures Heat and Mass Transfer, (44), 2008: 1153-1170.
65 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. A temperature wall function for turbulent mixed convection from vertical, parallel plate channels International Journal of Thermal Sciences, (47), 2008: 723-729.
64 Deiveegan, M., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A polarized microwave radiative transfer model for passive remote sensing Atmospheric Research, (88), 2008: 277-293.
63 Venugopal(2008a), G., Deiveegan, M., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Simultaneous retrieval of total hemispherical emissivity and specific heat from transient multimode heat transfer experiments ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (130), 2008: 061601.
62 Parthasarathy, S., Balaji, C. Estimation of parameters in multi-mode heat transfer problems using Bayesian inference - Effect of noise and a priori International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (51), 2008: 2313-2334.
61 Abhiram, K.T.V.S., Deiveegan, M., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Multilayer differential discrete ordinate method for inhomogeneous participating media International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (51), 2008: 2628-2635.
60 Madadi, R.R., Balaji, C. Optimization of the loca- tion of multiple discrete heat sources in a ventilated cavity using artificial neural networks and micro genetic algorithm International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (51), 2008: 2299-2312.
59 Swaminathan, V., Gairola, R.M., Balaji, C., Agarwal, V.K., Venkateshan, S.P. Inverse radiation problem to retrieve hydrometeors from satellite microwave radiances International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (51), 2008: 1933-1945.
58 Benarji, N., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Unsteady fluid flow and heat transfer over a bank of flat tubes Heat and Mass Transfer, (44), 2008: 445-461.
57 Kuncha, S.P. Balaji. C. Ramachandran, H. and Srinivasan, B. Distributed High Temperature Sensing Using Fiber Bragg Gratings International Journal of Optomechatronics, (2), 2008: 4-15.
56 Candane, S.R., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Aeroheating and ablation analysis on a spherical geometry in high-speed re-entry flow International Journal of Heat and Technology, (25), 2007: 103-108.
55 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C. Turbulent natural convection in an enclosure with localized heating from below International Journal of Thermal Sciences, (46), 2007: 1232-1241.
54 Radhakrishnan, T.V., Verma, A.K., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. An experimental and numerical investigation of mixed convection from a heat generating element in a ventilated cavity Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science,(32), 2007: 502-520.
53 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. Determination of temperature wall functions for high Rayleigh number flows using asymptotics: A systematic approach International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (50), 2007: 3820-3831.
52 B.N. Hemanth, C. Balaji Application of ACFD Approach to a System Level Thermal Simulation International Journal of Heat and Technology, (25), 2007: 43-48.
51 Mathews, R.N., Balaji, C., Sundararajan, T. Computation of conjugate heat transfer in the turbulent mixed convection regime in a vertical channel with multiple heat sources Heat and Mass Transfer, (43), 2007: 1063-1074.
50 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. Nusselt number correlations for turbulent natural convection flows using asymptotic analysis of the near-wall region ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (129), 2007: 1100- 1105.
49 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. A general methodology for treating mixed convection problems using asymptotic computational fluid dynamics (ACFD) International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (34), 2007: 682- 691.
48 Candane, S.R., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Ablation and aero-thermodynamic studies on thermal protection systems of sharp-nosed re-entry vehicles ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (129) ,2007: 912- 916.
47 Verma, S. Balaji, C. Multi-parameter estimation in combined conduction radiation from a plane parallel participating medium using genetic algorithms International journal of heat and mass transfer, (50), 2007: 1706-1714.
46 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. Entropy generation minimization in turbulent mixed convection flows International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (34), 2007: 544- 552.
45 Balaji, C., Holling, M., Herwig, H. Combined laminar mixed convection and surface radiation using asymptotic computational fluid dynamics (ACFD) Heat and Mass Transfer volume 43, Article number: 567 (2007)
44 Sharma, A.K., Velusamy, K., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Conjugate turbulent natural convection with surface radiation in air filled rectangular enclosures International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (50), 2007: 625-639.
43 Deiveegan, M., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Comparison of various methods for simultaneous retrieval of surface emissivities and gas properties in gray participating media ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (128), 2006: 829- 837.
42 Gopal, S.V., Balaji, C. Forced convection cooling of heat generating chips in a parallel plate channel containing a heat generating chip International Journal of Heat and Technology, (24), 2006: 33-39.
41 Premachandran, B., Balaji, C. Conjugate mixed convection with surface radiation from a horizontal channel with protruding heat sources International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (49), 2006: 3568-3582.
40 Mathews, R.N., Balaji, C. Numerical simulation of conjugate, turbulent mixed convection heat transfer in a vertical channel with discrete heat sources International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (33), 2006: 908- 916.
39 Premachandran, B., Balaji, C. A correlation for mixed convection heat transfer from converging, parallel and diverging channels with uniform volumetric heat generating plates International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (33), 2006: 350- 356.
38 Swaminathan, V., Gairola, R.M., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Estimation of microwave radiation intensity from a multi layered cloud model AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, (19), 2005: 343-352.
37 Akhilesh, R., Narasimhan, A., Balaji, C. Method to improve geometry for heat transfer enhancement in PCM composite heat sinks International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (48), 2005: 2759-2770.
36 Premachandran, B., Balaji, C. Mixed convection heat transfer from a horizontal channel with protruding heat sources Heat and Mass Transfer volume 41, pages510–518 (2005)
35 Rakshit, D., Balaji, C. Thermodynamic optimization of conjugate convection from a finned channel using genetic algorithms Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung,(41), 2005: 535-544.
34 Rakshit, D., Balaji, C. Evaluation of candidate approaches in the study of conjugate convection from a fin array International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (32), 2005 :529- 538.
33 Krishnan, A.S., Premachandran, B., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Combined experimental and numerical approaches to multi-mode heat transfer between vertical parallel plates Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, (29), 2004: 75-86.
32 Vijayan, P., Balaji, C. Turbulent forced convection in a parallel plate channel with natural convection on the outside International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer,(31),2004:1027- 1036
31 Krishnan, A.S., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. An experimental correlation for combined convection and radiation between parallel vertical plates ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (126), 2004: 849- 851
30 Sharma, A.K., Balaji, C. A numerical study of natu- ral convection from a localized heat source in the lower plenum of a fast breeder reactor under failed conditions Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, (40) ,2004 :853-858.
29 Rakshit, D., Vijayan, P., Balaji, C. Multi criteria optimization of conjugate convection in a rectangular duct International Journal of Heat and Technology, (22), 2004: 137-144.
28 Swaminathan, V., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Parameter estimation in a two-layer planar gray participating medium AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer,(18), 2004: 187-192.
27 Venkatesh Vasudevan, K. Karthikeyan, Balaji. C, Venkateshan.S.P Conduction-Radiation Interaction In Rectangular Enclosures Containing Non-Gray Participating Media International Journal of Transport Phenomena, (6), 2004: 247-264.
26 Krishnan, A.S., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. A synergistic approach to parameter estimation in multimode heat transfer International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, (30), 2003: 515- 524.
25 Balaji, C., Herwig, H. The use of ACFD approach problems involving surface radiation and free convection International Communica- tions in Heat and Mass Transfer, (30), 2003: 251- 259.
24 Karthikeyan, K. Balaji, C. Venkateshan, SP Combined Conduction and Radiation in a Rectangular Enclosure Containing a Participating Medium International Journal of Transport Phenomena, (5), 2003: 1-18.
23 Rao, C.G. and Balaji, C. and Venkateshan, SP Conjugate mixed convection with surface radiation in a vertical channel with symmetric and uniform wall heat generation International Journal of Transport Phenomena, (5), 2003: 75-102.
22 Laxminarayana, B., Balaji, C., Kumar Das, S. Laminar natural convection in cylindrical annuli filled with a low Prandtl number fluid International Journal of Heat and Technology, (20), 2002: 67-74.
21 Sasikumar, M., Balaji, C. A holistic optimization of convecting-radiating fin systems ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (124), 2002: 1110- 1116.
20 Sasikumar, M., Balaji, C. Optimization of convective fin systems: A holistic approach Heat and Mass Transfer 39(1):57-68
19 Gururaja Rao, C., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Effect of surface radiation on conjugate mixed convection in a vertical channel with a discrete heat source in each wall International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (45), 2002: 3331-3347.
18 Ramesh, N., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. An experimental study of natural convection and surface radiation in an open cavity International Journal of Heat and Technology, (19), 2001: 89-94.
17 Rao, C.G., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Conjugate mixed convection with surface radiation from a vertical plate with a discrete heat source ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,(123), 2001: 698- 702.
16 Aparajith, H.S., Balaji, C., Raghavan, V.R. Performance analysis of extended surfaces subjected to fouling Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, (37), 2001: 499-505.
15 Ramesh, N., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Effect of radiation on natural convection in an L- shaped corner Experiments in Fluids, (28), 2000: 448-454.
14 Gururaja Rao, C. and Balaji, C. and Venkateshan, SP Numerical study of laminar mixed convection from a vertical plate International Journal of Transport Phenomena,(2) , 2000: 143-157.
13 N. Ramesh, C. Balaji. C, S.P. Venkateshan Effect of boundary condition on natural convection in an enclosure International Journal of Transport Phenomena,(1), 1999: 205-214.
12 Rammohan Rao, V., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Interferometric study of interaction of free convection with surface radiation in an L corner International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (40), 1997: 2941-2947.
11 Sri Jayaram, K., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Interaction of surface radiation and free convection in an enclosure with a vertical partition ASME Journal of Heat Transfer,(119), 1997: 641- 645.
10 Balaji, C. Discussion on Optimum Design of Radiating Rectangular Plate Fin Array Extending From a Plane Wall ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (119), 1997: 393.(Discussion)
09 Balaji, C., Sri Jayaram, K., Venkateshan, S.P. Thermodynamic optimization of tubular space radiators AIAA Journal of thermo- physics and heat transfer, (10), 1996: 705-707.
08 Ramesh, N., Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Numerical analysis of a cavity radiator with mutual interaction Applied Mathematical Modelling, (20), 1996: 476-484.
07 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Natural convection in L corners with surface radiation and conduction ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (118), 1996: 222- 225.
06 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Combined conduction, convection and radiation in a slot International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, (16), 1995: 139-144.
05 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Interaction of radiation with free convection in an open cavity International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, (15), 1994: 317-324.
04 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Correlations for free convection and surface radiation in a square cavity International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, (15), 1994: 249-251.
03 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Combined surface radiation and free convection in cavities AIAA Journal of thermo- physics and heat transfer, (8), 1994: 373-376.
02 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Interaction of surface radia- tion with free convection in a square cavity International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, (14), 1993: 260-267.
01 Balaji, C., Venkateshan, S.P. Discussion on Natural con- vection with radiation in a cavity with open top end ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, (115), 1993
National Journals
S.No Name of the Authors Title of the Paper Name of the Journal
8 C. Balaji, B. Laxminarayana, Sarit Kumar Das Mixed Convection of a Low Prandtl Number Fluid Flowing in a Vertical Cylindrical Annulus Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (25), 2003: 117-134
7 Stephen D’Silva, C. Balaji Thermal Entry Lengths for Internal Flows in Axially Finned and Unfinned Tubes Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (24), 2002: 31-45.
6 V. Pranav, S. Anil Kumar, C. Balaji Optimization of Natural Convection Heat Transfer from a Horizontal Cylinder with External Longitudinal Fins Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (24), 2002: 269-279.
5 R. Binesh, C. Balaji Numerical Simulation of Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation of Convecting Longitudinal Fin Systems Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (23), 2001: 275-294.
4 V. Perumallu, C. Balaji A Numerical Simulation of Natural Convection from External Longitudinal Fin over a Horizontal Cylinder Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (23), 2001: 417-433.
3 C. Balaji, S. P. Venkateshan Natural Convection and wall Radiation in Tall Cavities Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (22), 2000: 171-175.
2 M. Sharath Babu, C. Balaji, S.P. Venkateshan Design of Tubular Space Radiators Based on Ther- modynamic Optimization and Mass Minimization Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (22), 2000: 83-87.
1 C. Balaji Thermodynamic Optimiza-tion of an Ammonia Based Rankine cycle Journal of Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, (19) ,1997: 265-272.

BOOKS

Essentials of Thermal System Design and Optimization
Essentials of Radiation Heat Transfer
Thermal System Design and Optimization
Thermal Management of Electronics

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Essentials of Radiation Heat Transfer
Phase Change Material-Based Heat Sinks

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The Joy of Teaching
The Joy of Research
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Radiative Heat Transfer in Participating Media (with MATLAB codes)

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  • N.Krithiga
  • Rajesh Akula
  • Suraj Kumar
  • R. Ananda Prasanna
  • Siddharth Kumar
  • Pulipati Yeswanth
  • Pratheek Suresh
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MS
  • Buchi Raju
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PhD Completed
S.No Name Thesis Title Designation Year
35 Baki Harish Sensitivity based Calibration Strategy with Data Assimilation to Improve the Prediction of Cyclones over the Indian Subcontinent 2022
34 Ram Prabhu Experimental and Numerical Studies on Aerodynamic Heating in High Speed Flows 2022
33 Marri Girish Kumar Heat Transfer and Thermal Performance augmentation of Phase Change Material Based Heat Sinks for Cooling of Electronics 2021
32 U.Parthasarathy Post Shutdown Decay Heat Removal In Fast Reactors Scientific Officer at IGCAR, Kalpakkam 2021
31 Mallikarjuna Rao P Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Cooling Effectiveness for Mist Assisted Film Cooling 2021
30 Sandeep Chinta Improving the prediction of high-intensity precipitation events during the Indian summer monsoon Post Doctoral Fellow at MIT, USA 2020
29 Sangamesh C Godi EXEPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS OF TURBULENT WALL JETS Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BMSCE, Bengaluru 2020
28 Govinda Rao Yenni EMISSIVITY ESTIMATION OF SPACECARFT THERMAL CONTROL SURFACES AT CRYOGENIC TEMPERATURES Scientist-F, Thermal System group, U R Rao satellite center, ISRO, Bangalore 2019
27 Krishnamoorthy C Ingesting Multi-Satellite radiances to improve the predictability of regional NWP models Post Doctoral fellow, University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA. 2018
26 Naresh Y Experimental and Numerical Investigation of heat transfer from an internally finned two phase closed thermosyphon Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SVNIT Surat. 2018
25 Rahul Yadav Development of a generic numerical model for analysis and optimization of radiative heat transfer in high temperature participating media Post Doctoral fellow, IIT Kanpur, India 2018
24 Srikanth Rangarajan Heat Transfer and Optimization Studies on Melting and Solidification of Phase Change material based Heat Sinks Post Doctoral Fellow at State University of New York, Binghamton. 2017
23 Pullarao Muvvala Experimental Investigations on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer characteristics of impinging air jets with flow Disturbance. Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIITDM Kurnool. 2017
22 Pradeep S Jakkareddy Estimation of Boundary Conditions from Heat Transfer Experiments using Liquid Crystal Thermography and Bayesian Inference. Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita University, Bangalore. 2017
21 Renju Kurian EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ON HYDRODYNAMIC AND THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF METALLIC WIRE MESHES IN A VERTICAL CHANNEL Associate Professor, Govt. Engineering College, Kerala 2016
20 Samarjeet Chanda Simulation Estimation of Principal Thermal Conductivities of LayeredHoneycomb Composites Asst. Professor, IIT Palakkad. 2013
19 R.Chandrasekar Assimilation of Multi Channel Radiances in Mesoscale Weather Models Through a Bayesian Likelihood Technique. Post Doctoral fellow, Colorado State University, USA 2013
18 Tapan Kumar Hotta Optimal Distribution of Discrete Heat Sources Under Natural and Mixed Convection- An Experimental Study. Asso. Professor, VIT Vellore. 2015
17 B.Konda Reddy Parameter Estimation Using Liquid Crystal Thermography Experiments and Inverse Techniques. Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, RGUKT, R K Valley Campus, YSR District. 2013
16 Rajesh Baby Thermal Performance of Candidate PCM Based Composite Heat Sinks: An Experimental Study Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, ST.Joseph's College of Engineering & Technology, Palai. 2013
15 Pradeep M. Kamath Experimental Studies On Thermal Performance of Metal Forms in a Vertical Channel Assistant Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, Govt. College of Engineering, Thirissur. 2012
14 Srinivasa Ramanujam Retrieval of Geo-Physical Parameters From Microwave Radiancs Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bhubaneswar. 2012
13 N. Gnanasekaran A Bayesian approach for multi parameter estimation using heat transfer experimants Assistant Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, NIT Surathkal, Mangalore, India. 2012
12 T.V.V.Sudhakar Optimization Studies On Conjugate Heat Transfer From Protruding Discrete Heat Sources Principal, Columbia Institute of Technology, Raipur. 2009
11 G.Venugopal Parameter Estimation using Unsteady and Steady Heat Transfer Experimental Techniques Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam 2009
10 T.V.Radhakrishnan Heat Transfer and Optimization studies on heat generating elements in a ventilated cavity Scientist G, VSSC, ISRO, Trivandrum. 2008
9 C.B.Saji Reduced chemistry modeling of a jet diffusion flame with soot transport and radiation effects Principal, Sri Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering Perumbavoor, Kerala 2008
8 Anil Kumar Sharma Conjugate turbulent natural convection and surface radiation in enclosures related to nuclear safety Scientist F, IGCAR, Kalpakkam. 2008
7 M.Deiveegan Precipitation retrieval using a polarized microwave radiative transport model Research Engineer, Gexcon AS, Norway. 2008
6 S.Rameche Candane Analysis of Aeroheating in High Speed Flows Post Doctoral Fellow, France. 2007
5 Roy N. Mathews Conjugate Turbulent Mixed Convection Heat Transfer from Vertical Channels with Volumetric Heat Generation Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, MA college of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Kerala. 2006
4 V. Swaminathan Inverse radiation problems in participating media" Technical Specialist, Flomerics India, Bangalore. 2006
3 B.Premachandran Conjugate Mixed Convection with and without Surface Radiation from Channels with Volumetric Heat Generation Associate Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, IIT Delhi. 2005
2 A.S.Krishnan Experimental Studies on Free and Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation in Isolated and Parallel Vertical Heated Plates Associate Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. 2005
1 C.Gururaja Rao Conjugate Mixed Convection with Surface Radiation from Vertical Plates and Channels Professor, Dept.of Mechanical Engg, NIT Warangal. 2002
MS Completed
S.No Name Thesis Title Year
13 Karthik A. Deo Estimation of Boundary Conditions in Heat Transfer Problems Using Liquid Crystal Thermography 2019
12 Rohit Nair Synergistic analysis of heat transfer characteristics of an internally finned heat pipe 2016
11 Ravi S Jadhav Fluid Flow & heat transfer characteristics of pin fins on the inside of a vertical channel - An experimental & numerical study 2015
10 Deepak Sainir Numerical and experimental studies on PCM based hybrid heat sinks for high heat flux cooling 2015
9 B.Anoop Heat Transfer Over Serrated Finned tube bundles of Sodium to Air Heat Exchanger 2014
8 S.P.Pathak Experimental and Numerical Study of Conjugate Heat Transfer in Sodium To Air Finned Heat Exchanger 2013
7 Shaik Imran Ahamad Conjugate mixed Convection in a Vertical Substrate with Protruding heat sources-A Combined Experimental and Numerical Study 2012
6 U. Parthasarathy Transient natural Convection in the pool type REactor core assembly following station blackout 2011
5 Nalamala Benarji CFD studies and Optimization of Low Pressure Drop Heat Exchangers 2007
4 Dibakar Rakshit Multi Criteria Optimization of Conjugate Convection from Finned Channels 2004
3 B. Laxminarayana Natural and Mixed Convection Heat Transfer in a Vertical Cylindrical Annulus 2003
2 K. Karthikeyan Combined Conduction – Radiation Interaction in a Radiatively Participating Medium 2002
1 M. Sasikumar A Holistic Optimization of Convective Radiative Fin Systems 2002
MTech Completed
S.No Name Thesis Title Year
61 Dommeti Sriram Impact of climate change on mesoscale weather systems in Bay of Bengal 2019
60 Kiran PV Estimation of position and size of skin melanon and breast tumour using the inverse heat transfer method 2019
59 Heena Singh Estimation of anisotropic thermal conductivity and specific heat of a composite material using the inverse heat transfer method 2019
58 Akhil S Multi objective optimization of Multiple PCMs based matrix type composite heat sink 2019
57 K M Dayananda Swamy Thermal Management Solutions for Data center cooling. A case study - Data Center at IIT Madras 2019
56 L. Sheshadri Conjugate Heat Transfer Based Multi - Objective Optimization in Phase Change Material Based Heat Sinks With Baffles 2018
55 Varun Srinivasan Applications of Hybrid Monte Carlo Algorithm In Multi-Mode Inverse Bio-Heat Transfer 2018
54 Jubin Joy Numerical Modelling of Wicked Heat Pipe Using Lumped Parameter Network 2018
53 K. Pavana Siddharth Performance evaluation of candidate Algorithms and new applications in Multi-Mode inverse Heat Transfer. 2017
52 Srinivas Sridharan Multi Objective Optimization in Conjugate Heat Transfer from PCM based Composite Heat Sinks 2017
51 Athul Gopinath Reduction of Discharge Time in PCM based Heat Sink using Horizontal Baffles 2017
50 Rajat Chourasia Inverse Heat Transfer Application to the Thermal Protection System 2017
49 Jofred Joseph Design of Reheater for Fast Breeder Reactor FBR 6000 2017
48 Maulik Joshi Study OD the effect of spatially varying heat flux on melting of Phase Change Material (PCM) 2016
47 Tabassum Fazel Heat Transfer studies on cylindrical PCM based sinks 2016
46 T.R.Shivaprasad Inverse Problems in Multi-Mode Heat Transfer 2016
45 Sundar Nammala Numerical analysis of heat transfer on core catcher plate (CCP) in the event of core disruptive accident (CDA). 2015
44 Debarpan Saha Estimation of Heat Flux Distribution of a PCM Based Heat Sink Using ANN Driven MCMC Based Bayesian Inference 2015
43 Deo Kumar Retrieval of Atmospheric Temperature and Humidity Profiles From Insat 3-D Satellite Radiances 2015
42 Nabeel T K Numerical Investigation and Optimization Studies on Cooling of Datacenters 2015
41 Anand V S Flow and Heat Transfer Study of Impinging Jets 2015
40 Shehzaman Salim Khatib Autonomous non-destructive inspection of metal pipes using thermal imaging 2014
39 Sumanth D Heat Transfer and Optimization Studies on Layered Porous Stacks 2014
38 Rajesh A Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis of PCM Based Composite Heat Sink 2014
37 Prakhar Gupta CFD Analysis on Cooling of Data Center 2014
36 M.Somadurgaprasad Estimation of Rainfall Using Microwave Radiance Data 2013
35 Ponnada V S S Srivatsa A Numerical Investigation of PCM Based Composite Heat Sinks 2013
34 M.M.Manohar Optimization of Injection Parameters in a Comman Rail TDI Diesel Engine. An Expermental Study 2013
33 Reetik Kumar Sahu Parameter Estimation with Markov Chain Monte Carlo Class of Algorithms 2013
32 Patil Shahaji Sadashiv Anandi Mixed Convection Heat Transfer in a Vertical Duct Filled with Metallic Porous Structures 2012
31 Paniyadi Sumit Sanjeev Thermal Modelling of A Laptop 2012
30 Deepak Narayanan Subramani Profile Match-up Algorithms for Geophysical Retrievals and Their Application on Data Assimilation 2012
29 Shanmugasundaram Simultaneous Retrieval of Atmospheric Temperature and Humidity profiles from Multichannel Infrared Sounder of INSAT-3D 2011
28 Tushar Vaidya Conjugate Convective Coolong of Electrical Circuits 2011
27 Chaitanya S. Paranjape Minimization of Forecast Error of Tropical Cyclones in Indian Subcontinent Using WRF Model 2011
26 Mmanu Chaturvedi Explore the relationship between a radiometer (TMI) and a radar (TRMM-PR) using ANN 2010
25 Praveen Krishnan Simultaneous retrieval of atmospheric temperature and humidity profiles from multi-channel infrared sounder of INSAT 3D 2010
24 Apurv Kumar ANN based Non-Iterative method to solve inverse convection problems 2010
23 Nandan Maheswari Multi-objective optimization in an IC engine running on bio-diesel 2009
22 Vikas Menghwani A hybrid ANN-MCMC method for temperature and humidity retrievals in the atmosphere 2009
21 Gad Ashish Madhav Effect of surface radiation on the onset of natural convection in Rayliegh Benard convection 2009
20 Abhishek Verma Retrieval of temperature and humidity profiles from hyperspectral data 2009
19 T.Thaseem Retrieval of atmospheric temperature an humidity profiles from satellite IR radiances 2008
18 George Perekattu Onset of natural convection in Rayleigh Benard convection with internal heat generation 2008
17 M.Anandakrishnan CFD Simulations of a desktop personal computer 2007
16 B. V. Hemanth Study of Conjugate Heat Transfer in Electronic Equipment 2005
15 Raju Eyunni Turbulent Free Convection and Surface Radiation in a Square Cavity 2005
14 T. Ramakrishna Thermal Hydraulic Analysis of decay Heat Exchangers in Pool Type Fast Breeder Reactor 2005
13 Swati Verma Combined Conduction-Radiation in an Absorbing  and emitting Plane Parallel Medium: The Forward and Inverse Problem 2004
12 Anil Kumar Sharma Natural Convection from a Localized Heat Source in the Lower Plenum of a Fast Breeder Reactor under a Hypothetical Core Disruptive Accident 2003
11 V. Perumallu A Numerical Simulation of Natural Convection from External Longitudinal Fins Over a Horizontal Cylinder 2002
10 R. Binesh Numerical Simulation of Convecting and Radiating Longitudinal Fin Systems 2002
9 V. Satyanarayana Cell Centered Finite Volume Multi-grid Scheme for the Incompressible Navier–Strokes Equations 2001
8 Saya Ashok Babu Thermal and Hydraulic Studies in Jets 2001
7 Nikhil S. Soman A Numerical Simulation of Natural Convection from Internal Longitudinal Fins in Cylindrical Annulus 2001
6 N. Gireesh Sharma Thermal Analysis of Inertial Sensing Unit Cluster 2000
5 T. J. Ram Prakash Thermodynamic Optimization of Tubular space radiators with Longitudinal Fins 2000
4 R. Rajesh A Numerical Study of Natural and Mixed Convection in Cavities and Channels 1999
3 V. Satyanarayanan Analysis and Design of a Reheater Girdling loop for a 500 MW Boiler 1995
2 B. Vinod Kumar Singh Design of a 6 MWe/20 TPH Steam Generator for a BioGas plant 1995
1 K. Srinivasa Reddy Finite Element Analysis of Pipe Bends 1995

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Introduction to Atmospheric Science

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Design and Optimization of Energy

Lecture video playlist on the topic "Design and Optimization of Energy" given by Prof. C Balaji, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras.

Conduction and Radiation

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The Joy of Teaching

Lecture video playlist on the topic "The Joy of Teaching" given by Prof. C Balaji, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. Speaker will present simple ideas on the goals of teaching, qualities of a teacher, the power of examples, out of the box thinking and so on based on his own experience for over 25 years.

Vedanta and Scientific temper

Prof. C. Balaji, is a student of Vedanta. For over a decade now, he is the faculty advisor of the Vivekananda Study Circle at IIT Madras. In this talk, glimpse at the basic aims, scope and characteristics of Vedanta and science was given.

The Joy of Research

This is a lecture delivered by Prof.C.Balaji, Dept of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Madras on 25th October 2013,to participants of a short term course conducted at the Dept of Engineering Design. In this lecture, Prof.Balaji outlines the key attributes which can propel one to become a top notch researcher.

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