Dr. A. Sreekumar

Associate Professor

Department of Green Energy Technology

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I am working as Assistant Professor in Department of Green Energy Technology. Received PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi with specialization in Solar Thermal Engineering. I am teaching the subjects Solar thermal energy, heat transfer and energy management for our M.Tech students. At present, I am operating two research projects in thermal energy storage funded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Prior to joining Pondicherry University, I was serving as Senior Scientist, Solar Energy Division of Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI), Gujarat. I also worked as General Manager (Projects) and Head (R&D) in Cargo Power and Infrastructure Limited, Gujarat. I have authored a book called ‘Solar Thermal Energy’ published by New Age International Publishers, New Delhi.


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Notable Publications

Nadiya Philip, C. Veerakumar and A.Sreekumar, Lauryl alcohol and Stearyl alcohol eutectic for cold thermal energy storage in buildings: Preparation, thermophysical Studies and performance analysis, Journal of Energy Storage, 31, 101600, 2020.

C. Veerakumar and A. Sreekumar, Thermo-physical investigation and experimental discharge characteristics of Lauryl alcohol as a potential phase change material for thermal management, Renewable energy, 148, 492-503, 2020.

"G. Raam Dheep and A. Sreekumar, Thermal reliability and corrosion characteristics of an organic phase change materials for solar space heating applications, Journal of Energy Storage 23, 98-105, 2019."

Rajareswari and A. Sreekumar, Simulation and Experimental investigation of fluid flow in porous and non-porous solar air heaters, Solar Energy, 171, 258-270, 2018.

"Rajareswari and A. Sreekumar, Matrix Solar air heaters- A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 57, 704-712 2016."

Awards & Achievements​

Fast track young Scientist research award, DST, GoI.
Certified Energy Manager, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, GoI.
"National Renewable Energy Fellowship, Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, GoI."

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