Dr. ARNAB MUKHERJEE | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Indian Institute of Technology,Roorkee- India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Arnab Mukherjee demonstrated a strong academic foundation from an early age, beginning with his education at Maharishi Vidya Mandir in Balasore, India, where he completed his Class 10th with a commendable 69%. He continued his education in the science stream at Zinc Smelter Senior Secondary School, Vishakhapatnam, achieving 68% in Class 12th.

He pursued a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from Krupajal Engineering College, affiliated with Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Bhubaneswar, graduating in 2014 with a CGPA of 8.00. This was followed by a Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal) from the College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, in 2016, where he specialized in hybrid cooling of thermal systems and earned a CGPA of 8.54. Dr. Mukherjee recently completed his Ph.D. from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, in May 2023, focusing on the flow and conjugate heat transfer characteristics of real-scale IRS (Infrared Suppression) devices.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Mukherjee has accumulated diverse professional experience in both academic and research settings. His journey began as an Assistant Professor (Contractual) at Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, from July 2016 to December 2017, where he taught theory and lab classes in Mechanical Engineering and guided MTech students.

He then served as an Assistant Professor (Contractual) at the College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar, from January 2018 to December 2018, continuing his role in teaching and laboratory instruction. Dr. Mukherjee further expanded his research expertise as a Project Fellow at CUPGS BPUT, Rourkela, from February 2021 to August 2023, working on the design of ultra-low head turbines in a project funded by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Mukherjee’s research focuses on thermal systems, particularly in areas such as:

  • Flow and conjugate heat transfer characteristics
  • Hybrid cooling of thermal systems
  • Infrared suppression devices
  • Ultra-low head turbine design
  • Renewable energy systems

His work integrates advanced simulation and modeling techniques using tools like ANSYS FLUENT, CATIA, and AUTOCAD. He also has expertise in using EES software for energy and thermal system analysis.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Mukherjee’s academic and research pursuits have led to several notable achievements:

  • Numerous publications in reputed journals and conferences
  • Active profiles on academic platforms such as Google Scholar and ResearchGate
  • Collaboration with renowned institutions and researchers, as evidenced by his references from esteemed colleagues at NIT Rourkela and NIT Jamshedpur

Impact and Influence

Dr. Mukherjee has made significant contributions to the field of mechanical engineering through his teaching, research, and collaborative projects. His work on thermal systems and renewable energy technologies addresses critical challenges in energy efficiency and sustainability. As a mentor and guide to MTech students, he has played a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of engineers and researchers.

Legacy and Future Contributions

With a strong foundation in mechanical engineering and a focus on innovative research, Dr. Mukherjee is poised to continue making impactful contributions to his field. His dedication to discovering new technologies and solving complex challenges positions him as a key player in advancing thermal system design and renewable energy solutions. His ongoing commitment to academic excellence and research innovation will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy in the scientific community.


A total of 228 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         228
  • h-index           24
  • i10-index        9

Notable Publications 

Thermo-fluid characteristics of an IRS system with louvered cylindrical diathermic funnels considering surface radiation: A three-dimensional numerical exercise

A Mukherjee, V Chandrakar, JR Senapati
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Conjugate free convection with surface radiation from real-scale IRS system with multiple conical funnels: A numerical analysis

V Chandrakar, A Mukherjee, JR Senapati, A Mohanty
International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Free convection heat transfer with surface radiation from infrared suppression system and estimation of cooling time

V Chandrakar, A Mukherjee, JR Senapati
Thermal Science and Engineering Progress
Conjugate free convection heat transfer and thermodynamic analysis of infrared suppression device with cylindrical funnels

V Chandrakar, A Mukherjee, JR Senapati, AK Barik
Journal of Heat Transfer
Thermodynamic performance analysis of conductive cylindrical funnel with surface radiation in an infrared suppression device

A Mukherjee, V Chandrakar, JR Senapati
Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications
ARNAB MUKHERJEE | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

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