|Name||Dr. Piyush Sharma|
|Designation||Assistant Professor ( Temporary faculty )|
|Academic Qualification||PhD (Materials Science and Engineering)|
M.Tech (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
B.E (Mechanical Engineering)
|Areas of Interest||Volumetric air receiver design for solar thermal energy generation.
Modeling and simulation of heat transfer and fluid flow in volumetric air receivers, thermal energy storages.
|Work Experience||1 year (Teaching)|
|Teachings||Thermal Engineering - I, Thermal Engineering - II, Unconventional energy systems, Heating, ventilation and Air conditioning.|
|List of Publications||Publication in referred journal:
P. Sharma, R. Sarma, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar, P.S. Ghoshdastidar., 2015. Solar tower based aluminum heat treatment system: Part I. Design and evaluation of an open volumetric air receiver. Solar Energy, 111, 135 - 150.
D. Patidar, S. Tiwari, P. Sharma, R. Pardeshi, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar., 2015. Solar Convective Furnace for Metals Processing. JOM, 67, 2696 - 2704.
P. Sharma, R. Sarma, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar, P. S. Ghoshdastidar., 2015. On the design and evaluation of open volumetric air receiver for process heat applications. Solar Energy, 121, 41 - 55.
International conference papers:
D. Patidar, S. Tiwari, P. K. Sharma, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar., 2015. Open volumetric air receiver based solar convective aluminum heat treatment furnace system. Energy Procedia, 69, 506 - 517. Solar PACES 2014. Beijing, China, 16-19th September 2014.
P. Sharma, R. Sarma, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar, P. S. Ghoshdastidar, 2014. On the design and evaluation of open volumetric air receiver for process heat applications. Energy Procedia, 57, 2994 - 3003. Solar World Congress 2013. Cancu,Mexico,3-7th November 2013.
National Conference Papers
R. Sarma, P. K. Sharma, D. Kumar, L. Chandra, P. P. Kumar, R. Shekhar., 2012. On the application of heat and fluid flow for designing solar thermal sub-systems. Proceedings ICORE 2012, 219 - 229.
Books chapter accepted
P. Sharma, L. Chandra, R. Shekhar, P.S. Ghoshdastidar., Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies. Experimental and computational investigation of heat transfer in an open volumetric air receiver for process heat application, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd (Accepted 2017)
|Membership of Professional Bodies|
|Office Address||Mechanical Engineering Department|
National Institute of Technology Sikkim
Ravangla (South Sikkim)