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Name : Leena R

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Designation : Assistant Professor


Email: leenakalidas@gmail.com

Office Phone:

Mobile: 9447074745

Address:

Azhakathu House
Mera Nagar 211-B
Mundakkal East
Kollam
691001


Education

  • M Tech : Specialization in Industrial Refrigeration and Cryogenics, T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam.
  • B Tech : Mechanical Engineering from T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam.
  • MBA in HR Management from Bharathiyar university.
  • Registered as part time Research Scholar in Kerala University.
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Professional Experience

  • Academic in Mechanical Engineering discipline, Overall 8 years teaching experience

Research Interest

  • Investigations of Heat transfer and fluid flow of jet impingement cooling in high power electronics. Guided by Dr M Jose Prakash, Professor ,Department of Mechanical Engineering, TKM College of Engineering.

Ongoing PhDs.

    Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

    • Funded R&D Projects :
    • 1. Title of the Project : INVESTIGATIONS ON HEAT TRANSFER AND FLUID FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF JET IMPINGEMENT COOLING FOR HIGH POWER ELECTRONICS.
    • Funding Agency:CERD 2014-2017
    • Amount Sanctioned: Rs.2.00 lakhs
    • 2.Research Seed money[n
    • Project Titled:'Thermal and Mechanical Characteristics of Jet Impingement Quenching for Carbon and Alloy Steel.'
    • Funded by TEQIP] [n
    • Amount sanctioned Rs.52,0000/-
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    Awards and Honours

      Membership in Professional Bodies

      • Life member of The Indian Society for Technical Education.
      • Member of The Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India)

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • Co-ordinator for conducted Bridge Courses under TEQIP
      • Guiding B tech and M Tech Projects
      • Assisting Mechanical Department Library charge .
      • Duties for conducting university lab exam time table
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      Teachng History

      • Subjects Taught at B.Tech & M.Tech level:
      • Thermodynamics,Basic Mechanical Engineering,Theory of Machines,Computer Programming and Numerical Methods,Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Total Quality Management,Computer Aided Design,Heat and Mass Transfer, Hydraulic machines and heat engine, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Fluid Mechanics.] [n

      Courses and Training Attended

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      • Introduction to CFD and its appli,cation sponsored by Department of Technical Education ,CET Trivandrum.
      • Industrial Automation and Mechatronics organised by the P.G Studies in CIM & IIC, TKMCE ,Kollam.
      • Advances in Nano- technology sponsored by TEQIP,TKMCE Kollam
      • Recent Trends in Nanotechnology’ sponsored by TEQIP,TKMCE Kollam
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      • Indo - German Workshop on Modelling and Measurement Techniques for Micro -Scale Flow held at IIT Madras.
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      International Journals:

      • 2.'Numerical and Experimental Investigations on Jet Impingement Cooling' Arun Jacob, Leena R., Krishnakumar T.S,M.Jose Prakash,,World Academy of Science, Engineering and TechnologyVol:7 2013-03-25.
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      National Journals:

      • Published a paper in Indian Journal of Cryogenics Council: Title – Characterization of adsorption compressor used in charcoal-nitrogen adsorption cryo-cooler.
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      International Conference:

      • 1.Presented a paper on a International Conference on Materials for the Future - Innovative Materials, Processes, Products and Applications and paper publised in www.conference.bonfring.org/papers/gct_icmf2013/icmf247.pdf Paper titled 'Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Jet Impingement Cooling in Heat Treatment'
      • 2.Published a paper in the proceedings of International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management titled 'Experimental and Numerical Investigation on the Thermal Characteristics of Multiple Circular Jets Impinging on a Flat Plate'[n
      • 3..Published a paper in the proceedings of International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management titled 'Effect of jet impingement dual quenching process on mechanical and microstructural properties of AISI D2 Steel'.

      National Conference:

      • Participated in the 22nd National Symposium on cryogenics 2008 held at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, and presented a paper.