Dr. Gautam Setia
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Thermal Engineering

Email:

gautam.setia@thapar.edu

Education

  • 2012-2016 Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India [GPA:9.27/10]
  • 2010-2012 M.E. (Thermal Engineering), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India [GPA:8.47/10]
  • 2006-2010 B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Punjab Technical University, India (Marks: 76.9 %)

Experience: Total Experience 5+ years

  • July 2017- Present :-Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.
  • June 2016-April 2017 :-Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
  • July 2015-June 2016:- Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.
  • Aug. 2013-July 2015:- Senior Research Fellow, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India. (funded by CSIR, Govt. of India)
  • July 2012-July 2013:- Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.

Teaching Interests

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Turbo-machines
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Heat and mass Transfer
  • Industrial Automation
  • Machining Science

Research Interest

  • Particle Engineering (Pharmaceutical purposes)
  • Bulk Solids Handling and Processing
  • Heat Transfer
  • Cooling tower, Heat Sinks, Solar Collector
  • Energy and Environment
  • Thermal energy storage system

Publications

Journals

  • G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, R. Pan, and P. W. Wypych, 'An Experimental Investigation into Modeling Solids Friction for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Transport of Powders', Particuology, 30 (2017), 83-91.
  • G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, R. Pan, and P. W. Wypych, 'Modeling Minimum Transport Boundary for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Systems', Powder Technology, 277 (2015), 244-51.
  • G. Setia, and S. S. Mallick, 'Modelling Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Fly Ash', Powder Technology, 270, Part A (2015), 39-45.
  • G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, R. Pan, and P. W. Wypych, 'Modeling Solids Friction Factor for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Transport of Powders Using Two Layer Flow Theory', Powder Technology, 294 (2016), 80-92.
  • A. Mittal, G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, and P. W. Wypych, 'An Investigation into Pressure Fluctuations and Improved Modeling of Solids Friction for Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Powders', Particulate Science and Technology, 33 (2015), 67-75.
  • G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, and P. W. Wypych, 'On Improving Solid Friction Factor Modeling for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Systems', Powder Technology, 257 (2014), 88-103.
  • G. Setia, S. S. Mallick, P. W. Wypych, and R. Pan, 'Validated Scale-up Procedure to Predict Blockage Condition for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Systems', Particuology, 11 (2013), 657-63.

Conferences

  • L. Rohilla, G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, ' Modelling cohesion in fine powders by using powder physical properties', in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Powder Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications, Jaipur, India (PGBSIA 2016)December 1- 3, 2016.
  • G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, P.W. Wypych, ' Improved modelling of solids friction factor for fluidized dense‐phase pneumatic transport of fine powders using two layer flow theory', in Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage, Handling and Transportation,, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (ICBMH-2016)11-14th July, 2016.
  • G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, 'Improved scale-up procedures for fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Tel-Aviv, Israel(CHoPS-2015).
  • S.S. Mallick, A. Mittal, P.W. Wypych, G. Setia, 'Flow mechanism assessment of fine powders in horizontal pneumatic conveying by analyzing pressure fluctuations', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Tel-Aviv, Israel(CHoPS-2015).
  • G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, P.W. Wypych, ' Investigating pneumatic conveying characteristics and minimum transport velocity for fluidised dense-phase transport of fine powders', in Proceedings of International Operation and Maintenance Conference on Indian Power Stations, 2014, New Delhi, India (IPS -2014).
  • A. Mittal, G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, P.W. Wypych, ' Study of pressure fluctuations during and improved modeling methods for dense phase pneumatic conveying of powders', in Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Powder Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications, Patiala, India (PGBSIA 2013).
  • A. Bansal, G. Setia, S.S. Mallick, ' Investigating pneumatic conveying characteristics and minimum transport velocity for fluidised dense-phase transport of fine powders', in Proceedings of the Conference on Technological Advancements in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2012, BITS Pilani, India (TACEE 2012).
  • G. Setia, A. Bansal, S.S. Mallick, Investigating straight-pipe pneumatic conveying characteristics and minimum transport boundaries for fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying of fine powders.', in Proceedings of the 7th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Friedrichshafen, Germany (CHoPS-2012).

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • Co-coordinator for industrial short course/workshop on “Design and Trouble shooting of Pneumatic Conveying of Fly Ash in Thermal Power Plants” April 10-11, 2015, in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.
  • Organizing Committee Member for International conference on “Powder Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications(PGBSIA 2016)” December 1- 3, 2016, in Jaipur, India.
  • Organizing Committee Member for International conference on “Powder Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications(PGBSIA 2013)” November 28- 30, 2013, in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.
  • Volunteer for International conference on “Emerging Trends in Mechanical Engineering, Feb., 24-26, 2011, in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, India.
  • Reviewer for various journals in Elsevier and Taylor and Francis.
  • Selected for Department of Science and Technology's International Travel Support (ITS) in 2015.
  • Earned highly competitive Senior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
  • Overall 90-95% score in teaching based on student feedback
  • Rashtrapati scout award in Bharat Scouts and Guides (2005)
  • District Topper in General Studies Competition (2003)
  • Awarded First prize in District level science exhibition held at Patiala (2003)

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