Faculty Profile

Dr. Mithilesh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering

  mithilesh.sahu@opju.ac.in

  •  Ph.D. in Cooled Gas Turbine Technology from National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur - 2018.
  •  M.Tech. in Thermal and Fluids Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur – 2014.
  •  B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Rungta College of Engineering and Technology, Bhilai - 2012.
  •   Working as an Assistant Professor (Sr. Grade) in OP Jindal University, Raigarh (C.G), from September 2021 to till date.
  •  Worked as an Assistant Professor in Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering (Autonomous), Visakhapatnam from Dec. 2017 to August 2021.
  •  Worked as Research Scholar in National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur from Aug 2014 to Dec 2017.
  •  Worked as a Teacher Assistant in National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur from July 2012 to Jun 2014.
  •  Exergoeconomic/Thermoeconomic analysis.
  •  Energy conversion, Energy, and exergy analysis of thermal systems.
  •  Gas turbine and steam turbine power plant.
  •  CFD analysis of thermal systems.
  •  Heat exchangers analysis.
  •  T. Choudhary, Sanjay, M. K. Sahu, and T. N. Verma, “Solid oxide fuel cell Integrated Blade Cooled Gas Turbine Hybrid Power Cycle,” in Hybrid Power Cycle Arrangements for Lower Emissions, CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group) USA, 2021.
  •  M. B. Shaik and M. K. Sahu, “CFD Analysis of Twisted Gas Turbine Blade with Different Cooling Hole Geometries on Leading Edge,” in Theoretical, Computational, and Experimental Solutions to Thermo-Fluid Systems CFD, M. Palanisamy, V. Ramalingam, and M. Sivalingam, Eds. Springer Singapore, 2021.
  •  M. K. Sahu, A. Kumari, and Sanjay, “Exergy and Emission Analysis of LM 2500 + G4 Engine for Marine Propulsion and Cogeneration Application,” in Blue Economy: Challenges and Opportunities in the Field of Marine Engineering, vol. III, S. Bhaumik and K. Gopalakrishnan, Eds. Kochi: The Institution of Engineers of India, 2020, pp. 54–61.
  •  T. Choudhary and M. K. Sahu, “Energy and exergy analysis of solid oxide fuel cell integrated with gas turbine cycle —‘A hybrid cycle’ gas turbine,” in Renewable Energy and its Innovative Technologies, 1st ed., J. Chattopadhyay, R. Singh, and O. Prakash, Eds. Ranchi: Springer Singapore, 2019, pp. 139–153.
  •  M. K. Sahu and T. Choudhary, “Thermoeconomic modelling and analysis of energy conversion system: intercooled recuperated gas turbine,” in Renewable Energy and its Innovative Technologies, 1st ed., J. Chattopadhyay, R. Singh, and O. Prakash, Eds. Ranchi: Springer Singapore, 2019, pp. 69–88.
  •  M. K. Sahu, A. Kumari, and Sanjay, “Exergy and emission analysis of LM2500+G4 engine for marine propulsion and cogeneration application,” in A Safe and Environment Friendly Maritime Sector: Vision for Future, Kochi: Marine Engineers Division Board, IEI, 2019, pp. 48–54.
  •  A. Bhaskar and M. K. Sahu, “Numerical investigation on performance of convergent-divergent nozzle with multi-inlet combustion chamber of a rocket engine,” Heat Transf., vol. In Press, 2021.
  •  A. M. Basha and M. K. Sahu, “Numerical investigation on cooling performance of a twisted gas turbine blade with leading edge cooling holes,” J. Comput. Appl. Res. Mech. Eng., vol. In Press, 2021, doi: 10.22061/jcarme.2019.4665.1564.
  •  S. Bavirisetty and M. K. Sahu, “Performance evaluation of intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine hybrid power system,” World J. Eng., vol. In Press, 2021.
  •  T. N. Verma, T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, U. Rajak, and S. Y, “Thermodynamic Sensitivity Analysis of SOFC Integrated With Blade Cooled Gas Turbine Hybrid Cycle,” J. Therm. Eng., vol. In Press, p. 2021, 2021.
  •  S. B, S. A, S. K. A, and M. K. Sahu, “Comparative analysis of corrugation effect on thermo hydraulic performance of double ‐ pipe heat exchangers,” Heat Transf., vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 4622–4642, 2021, doi: 10.1002/htj.22092.
  •  A. Kumar, M. K. Sahu, S. K. Singh, and D. Kumar, “Plate temperature distribution and heat transfer analysis of an artificially roughened Solar air heater,” Int. J. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 01, no. 02, pp. 14–18, 2021.
  •  P. S. Cherla and M. K. Sahu, “Battery Charger With Stirling Engine,” Int. J. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 01, no. 02, pp. 1–8, 2021.
  •  M. K. Sahu, A. Kumar, and S. K. Singh, “Experimental Study of Thermoacoustic Refrigeration System for Different Stack Positions and Varying Frequencies,” Int. J. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 01, no. 01, pp. 9–15, 2021.
  •  S. K. Singh, A. Kumar, and M. K. Sahu, “Thermal performance of concentric tube heat exchanger with modified wire coil inserts,” Int. J. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 01, no. 01, 2021.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Performance evaluation and parametric study of basic and reheated cooled gas turbine cycle: exergy analysis,” Int. Res. J. Eng. Technol., vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 2710–2715, 2020.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Performance evaluation of basic and reheated cooled gas turbine cycle: Exergy analysis,” Ann. Fac. Eng. Hunedoara – Int. J. Eng., vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 149–157, 2020.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, A. Sahu, and S. Sanjay, “Exergoeconomic analysis and modelling of LM2500+G4 engine for marine propulsion and cogeneration application,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2019-April, no. April, pp. 1–10, 2019, doi: 10.4271/2019-01-0903.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Thermoeconomic investigation of basic and intercooled gas turbine based power utilities incorporating air film blade cooling,” J. Clean. Prod., vol. 170, pp. 842–856, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.09.030.
  •  A. Kumari, M. K. Sahu, R. Sanjay, T. Choudhary, and A. Mohapatra, “Exergy and emission analysis of evaporative inlet air-cooled gas turbine cycle,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-April, no. April, pp. 1–9, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-1271.
  •  S. S. Rathore, A. Singh, P. Kumar, N. Alam, M. K. Sahu, and R. Sanjay, “Review of exhaust gas heat recovery mechanism for internal combustion engine using thermoelectric principle,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-April, no. April, pp. 1–10, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-1363.
  •  T. Choudhary, Sanjay, and M. K. Sahu, “Thermodynamic modelling of solid oxide fuel cell integrated with blade cooled gas turbine hybrid cycle,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-Octob, no. October, pp. 1–10, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-32-0062.Abstract.
  •  A. Sahu and M. K. Sahu, “Environmental and sustainability aspects of an aviation auxiliary power unit analyzed with the aid of exergy,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-Octob, no. October, pp. 1–7, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-32-0071.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, A. Kumari, and R. Sanjay, “Thermoeconomic, sustainability and environmental damage cost analysis of air cooled CT7-7A turboprop engine,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-April, no. April, pp. 1–12, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-0774.
  •  A. Sahu, M. K. Sahu, and R. S. Sanjay, “Exergo-environmental analysis of basic and intercooled-recuperated gas turbine based aviation auxiliary power unit,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-April, no. April, pp. 1–10, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-1376.
  •  T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, R. Sanjay, A. Kumari, and A. Mohapatra, “Thermodynamic modeling of blade cooled turboprop engine integrated to solid oxide fuel cell: a concept,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2018-April, no. April, pp. 1–10, 2018, doi: 10.4271/2018-01-1308.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Thermoeconomic investigation of power utilities : Intercooled recuperated gas turbine cycle featuring cooled turbine blades,” Energy, vol. 138, pp. 490–499, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.07.083.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Exergoeconomic investigation of power utility based on air film blade cooled gas turbine cycle,” Appl. Therm. Eng., vol. 122, pp. 738–746, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.05.052.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, and Y. Sanjay, “Exergoeconomic analysis of air cooled turboprop engine: Air craft application,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2017-Septe, no. September, pp. 1–9, 2017, doi: 10.4271/2017-01-2044.
  •  T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, and S. Krishna, “Thermodynamic analysis of solid oxide fuel cell gas turbine hybrid system for aircraft power generation,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2017-Septe, no. September, pp. 1–10, 2017, doi: 10.4271/2017-01-2062.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Comparative exergoeconomic analysis of basic and reheat gas turbine with air film blade cooling,” Energy, vol. 132, pp. 160–170, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.05.025.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Comparative exergoeconomics of power utilities: Air-cooled gas turbine cycle and combined cycle configurations,” Energy, vol. 139, pp. 42–51, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.07.131.
  •  M. K. Sahu and S. Mishra, “Performance analysis of reheated gas turbine based power plant cycle,” Int. J. Adv. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 4, no. 9, pp. 490–497, 2016.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Thermodynamic performance investigation of gas/steam combined cycle based on exergy analysis,” Int. J. Adv. Technol. Eng. Sci., vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 558–570, 2016.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, and Y. Sanjay, “Thermoeconomic investigation of different gas turbine cycle configurations for marine application,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2016-Octob, no. October, pp. 1–7, 2016, doi: 10.4271/2016-01-2228.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Comparative thermodynamic performance evaluation of cooled gas turbine plant,” International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science, 2016, pp. 330–339..
  •  M. K. Sahu and Sanjay, “Investigation of the effect of air film blade cooling on thermoeconomics of gas turbine based power plant cycle,” Energy, vol. 115, pp. 1320–1330, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.09.069.
  •  A. Kumari, T. Choudhary, Y. Sanjay, P. Murthy, and M. K. Sahu, “Thermodynamic and emission analysis of basic and intercooled gas turbine cycles,” SAE Tech. Pap., vol. 2015-Septe, no. September, pp. 1–8, 2015, doi: 10.4271/2015-01-2426.
  •  Mohammed Sarfaraz, M. K. Sahu, and Sanjay, “Application of thermoeconomic analysis on CGAM and recuperated gas turbine cycle,” Int. J. Mech. Eng. Inf. Technol., vol. 03, no. 06, pp. 1312–1324, 2015, doi: 10.15797/concom.2019..23.009.
  •  M. K. Sahu and Pardeep,“Optimization of the keyway design with consideration of effect of stress concentration on different materials,” Int. J. Eng. Res. Technol., vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 477–481, 2014.
  •  S. C. Pal, M. K. Sahu, P. Bishnoi, M. Paswan, and S. Kumar, “Fractional Homotopy analysis transform method for a fin with temperature dependent internal heat generation and constant thermal conductivity,” Int. J. Mech. Eng. Inf. Technol., vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 922–931, 2014.
  •  M. K. Sahu, S. Lekurwale, N. K. M., A. Kumari, and Sanjay, “Energy and exergy analysis of complex intercooled recuperated gas turbine based power plant with cooled turbine blades,” ISST J. Mech. Eng., vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 49–57, 2014.
  •  M. B. Shaik and M. K. Sahu, “CFD Analysis of Twisted Gas Turbine Blade with Different Cooling Hole Geometries on Leading Edge,” in [ICITFES-2020] International Conference on Innovations in Thermo-Fluid Engineering and Sciences, 2020, p. Paper ID 13882.
  •  T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, and Sanjay, “CFD modeling of SOFC cogeneration system for building application,” in Energy Procedia, 2017, vol. 109, pp. 361–368, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.087.
  •  M. K. Sahu and S. Mishra, “Performance analysis of reheated gas turbine based power plant cycle,” in ICRTES-16 International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Science, 2016, pp. 322–329.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, and Sanjay, “Exergy analysis of combined gas/steam cycle with single pressure HRSG,” in AICON-16 All India Conference on Clean and Green Technology, 2016, p. 4.4.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, and Sanjay, “Investigation of parameters affecting total cost and thermodynamic performance of cogeneration cycle,” in BITCON 2016 Emerging Trends in Science, Technology & Management for National Development, 2016, pp. 155–178.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Comparative thermodynamic performance evaluation of cooled gas turbine plant,” in ICRTES-16 International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Science, 2016, pp. 330–339.
  •  S. Mishra and M. K. Sahu, “Thermodynamic performance investigation of gas/steam combined cycle based on exergy analysis,” in ICRISMET-16 International Conference on Recent Innovations in Sciences, Management, Education and Technology, 2016, pp. 541–553.
  •  T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, and D. Sanjay, “Thermodynamics analysis of a solid oxide fuel cell with internal reforming,” in BITCON 2016 Emerging Trends in Science, Technology & Management for National Development, 2016, pp. 37–51.
  •  T. Choudhary, M. K. Sahu, and Sanjay, “Thermodynamic analyzes of hybrid gas turbine solid oxide fuel cell systems (GT-SOFC),” in AICON-16 All India Conference on Clean and Green Technology, 2016, p. 4.5.
  •  M. K. Sahu, T. Choudhary, A. Kumari, and Sanjay, “Parametric thermodynamic analysis of intercooled and intercooled-recuperated gas turbine based cycles,” in JOURNAL OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ECONOMICS, 2015, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–14.
  •  FDP- Innovation in Mechanical and Automation Engineering: Issues, Challenges and Solutions (IMAE-2021)- 21th - 25th June 2021- Amity University, Jharkhand
  •  FDP & Course- Module – 4: Instructional Planning and Delivery (Exam pending)- April-June 2021 - (08 weeks)- NITTT-AICTE FDP By NITTTR, Bhopal
  •  FDP & Course- Module – 3: Communication Skills Modes & Knowledge Dissemination (Exam pending)- April-June 2021 (08 weeks)- NITTT-AICTE FDP By NITTTR, Chandigarh
  •  FDP & Course- Module – 2: Professional Ethics and Sustainability- Sep-Oct 2020 (08 weeks)- NITTT-AICTE FDP By NITTTR, Bhopal
  •  FDP & Course- Module – 1: Orientation Towards Technical Education & Curriculum Aspects- Sep-Oct 2020 (08 weeks)- NITTT-AICTE FDP By NITTTR, Chennai
  •  Course- ANSYS Static Structure and Thermal Analysis Course- 31st Aug 2020- Udemy
  •  STTP- Computational Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer (CFFHT) Phase –II- 21st to 26th September 2020- Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering (Autonomous), Visakhapatnam
  •  FDP- A Hands on Practice of Software Tools in Mechanical Engineering- 29th June to 04th July 2020- Vaageswari College of Engineering, Karimnagar, Telangana
  •  FDP- Digital Marketing Session on Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams- 24th –25th June 2020- North Storm Academy
  •  FDP- Computational Fluid Dynamics- 18th - 20th June 2020- Indian Institute of Information Technology, Agartala
  •  FDP- Applications of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Dynamics (CFD) using ANSYS- 13th - 17th June 2020- Government College of Engineering, Karad & Rajikiya Engineering College, Azamgarh
  •  FDP- Gas Turbine Design and Development- 14th to 16th June 2020- Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering (Autonomous), Mylavaram
  •  FDP- Effective Online Teaching Methods- 8th -14th June 2020- Dr. N.G.P IT, Coimbatore
  •  FDP- Challenges and Mitigation Methods in Renewable Energy Power Systems- 8th -10th June 2020- CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  •  FDP- Advanced Material Characterization Techniques”- A Research perspective- 28th-30th May 2020- Lendi Institute of Engineering And Technology
  •  FDP- Modelling And Optimization Techniques For Materials And Manufacturing Processes- 18th -22nd May 2020- Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering (Autonomous), Mylavaram
  •  FDP- Outcome Based Education Software- 14th May 2020- Vmedulife Software Services
  •  Course- Cornell X: ENGR2000X A Hands On - Introduction to Engineering Simulations- Self-Paced (Dec 2019-Apr 2020)- Cornell University
  •  Course- NBA Accreditation and Teaching - Learning in Engineering- Jan-Apr 2020(12 weeks)- NPTEL-AICTE FDP by IIT Madras
  •  FDP- Advances in CFD Simulations of Thermal Systems- 28th Oct to 8th Nov 2019- GVPCE (A) Funded By AICTE, Govt. of India
  •  FDP & Course- Energy Conservation and Waste Heat Recovery- June-Oct 2019 (12 weeks)- NPTEL-AICTE FDP By IIT Kharagpur
  •  Workshop- ANSYS CFD- 25th September to 1st October 2019- GVPCE (A)
  •  Workshop- National Seminar on Emerging trends in Nano-materials and their Engineering Applications- 19th-20th September 2019- GVPCE (A) Funded By SERB, Govt. Of India.
  •  FDP & Course- Thermodynamics- Jan-April 2019 (12 weeks)- NPTEL-AICTE FDP By IIT Delhi
  •  Qualified GATE-2012, 2013, and 2014. All India Rank of 4645 (GATE-2012).
  •  Awarded scholarship from MHRD India for M.Tech and Ph.D. program.
  •  Research Gate Score of about 20 and more than research 230 citations till July 2021
  •  Recognized as an esteemed reviewer by Elsevier Publications (Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy, Applied Thermal Engineering, and Annals of Nuclear Energy, etc.) and other reputed SCI-e, SCOPUS Journals (IJEX, Environmental forensics, etc.).
  •  SAE India Member (7180410387).
  •  ISHMT (OMNO-048(2020))
  •  NSFMFP (LM782)
  •  Chief Editor- International Journal of technology and Engineering Sciences.
  •  Reviewer- Elsevier Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, Sage Journals, Springer Journals, Inderscience Journals, IEI Journals etc.