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Dr. FAVAS T K

Assistant Professor

Department of Ship Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology
Kochi - 682022, Kerala, India

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favastk@cusat.ac.in



BRIEF BIO
Favas.T.K has been working as Assistant Professor at Department of Ship Technology of CUSAT since November, 2020. He worked as Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at MES College of Engineering Kuttippuram (2004-2008) and as Ad-hoc Faculty at National Institute of Technology Calicut (2013-2018). He also served as Assistant Engineer in Kerala Water Authority (2018-2020). After completing B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Government Engineering College Thrissur in 2002, he completed M. Tech in Industrial Refrigeration and Cryogenic Engineering from TKM College of Engineering Kollam with Second Rank under University of Kerala in 2004. He obtained PhD in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Calicut in 2018. He has more than 15 publications in refereed journals, national and international conferences.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Computational Fluid Dynamics, Conjugate Heat Transfer, Entropy Generation, Forced Convection

RESEARCH PROFILES
Scopus : https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57200297412
Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=HhRqxxYAAAAJ&hl=en

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (RECENT) [TOTAL PUBLICATIONS : 4]
  • Effect of variable thermal conductivity on entropy generation in a plate with internal energy generation, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 144, 2018

  • The effect of non-uniform energy generation on entropy generation in a plate being cooled in a fluid medium, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Journal, The Canadian Science and Research Group Vol. 1, 2017

  • Minimization of entropy generation in a plate with non-uniform energy generation, Indian Journal of Engineering, Discovery Publications Vol. 13, 2016

  • Development of an orifice pulse tube refrigerator, Indian Journal of Cryogenics, Indian Cryogenics Council Vol. 30, 2005

  • CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS (RECENT) [TOTAL PUBLICATIONS : 18]
  • Computational Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in the Safety of Engineering Systems, 2nd Virtual International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Research in Mechanical Engineering, 2022

  • Heat Transfer Investigations in Thermal Protective Clothing - A Review, 2nd Virtual International Conference on Advanced Technologies and Research in Mechanical Engineering, 2022

  • The effect of coolant Prandtl number on hot spots in plate type fuel element of a nuclear research reactor, International Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (ICAME'21), 2021

  • A review of the Computational Fluid Dynamics investigations on fire safety in ships, International Conference on Advances in Naval and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 1 , 1, 2021

  • Computational heat transfer in marine applications - a review, International Conference on Advances in Naval and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 1 , 1, 2021

  • Effect of variable thermal conductivity on heat transfer characteristics of a nuclear fuel element, Fifth International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, 2018

  • Effect of coolant Prandtl number on thermal performance characteristics of and entropy generation rates in an energy generating plate, International Conference on Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, 2018

  • Conjugate heat transfer analysis of an energy generating plate with variable thermal conductivity, First International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 2018

  • Entropy generation analysis of an energy generating plate dissipating heat into its surrounding fluid medium, Seventh International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, 2017

  • Effect of variable thermal conductivity on entropy generation in a plate with internal energy generation, International Conference on Research in Mechanical Engineering Sciences, 2017

  • AWARDS AND HONOURS
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing from National Institute of Technology Calicut, in the year 2020

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Valuable Contributions in Reviewing Paper for ICFEST 2020 from Yenepoya Institute of Technology, Moodbidri, Mangaluru, in the year 2020

  • Reviewer Certificate - NCRAMET 19 from Yenepoya Institute of Technology, Moodbidri, Mangaluru, in the year 2019

  • Beloved Alumnus for excellent achievement from Vidya College of Excellence, Kondotty, in the year 2021

  • Joint Convenor from International Conference on Advances in Naval and Ocean Engineering, in the year 2021

  • Reviewer from International Conference on Advances in Naval and Ocean Engineering, in the year 2021

  • Co-chair for technical session - Hydrodynamics from International Conference on Advances in Naval and Ocean Engineering, in the year 2021