Dr. S.S.Mallick

Designation:

Associate Professor and In Charge of Laboratory for Particle and Bulk Solids Technologies

Specialization:

Thermofluids

Email:

ssmallick@thapar.edu

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 2010
  • M.TECH., Energy and Environment Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 2005
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (previously known as Bengal Engineering College), Shibpur, India, 2001

Experience: Total Experience - 12 years (as on July 2016)

  • August 2010 - to date: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India
  • March 2002- July 2010: Design Engineer, Development Consultants Private Limited, New Delhi/Kolkata, India (includes 3 years of study leave from 2006 to 2009 to pursue PhD in Australia)
  • July 2001- February 2002: Graduate Engineer Trainee, Samtel Color Limited, Ghaziabad/Kota, India

Teaching Interests:

  • Power Plant and Process Utility
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Industrial Utility Systems Design

Research Interest:Particle and Bulk Solids Technologies:

  • Bulk solids storage, conveying and processing – pneumatic, hydraulic, belt conveying, hoppers and silos, powder flow properties, powder rheology, crushing, mixing, segregation
  • Powder application in heat transfer

Publications:

SCI Journals Publications:

  1. Setia, G., Mallick, S.S., 2015, Modelling fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying of fly ash, Powder Technology, 270: 39-45, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  2. Setia, G., Mallick, S.S., Pan, R.,Wypych, P.W., 2015, Modelling Minimum Transport Boundary for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Systems, Powder Technology, 277: 244–251, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  3. Mittal, A., Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W., 2015, An Investigation into Pressure Fluctuations for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Transport of Fine Powders, Powder Technology, 277: 163-170, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  4. Pal, Bhupinder, Mallick, S.S., Pal, B., 2015, Phase-dependent thermophysical properties of α-and γ-Al2O3 in aqueous suspension, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 25: 99-104, (Impact Factor: 2.011)
  5. Tripathi, N., Sharma, A., Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W., 2015, An Investigation into energy loss in bends for pneumatic conveying of fly ash, Particuology, 21: 65-73, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.058)
  6. Mittal, A., Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W., 2015, An Investigation into the Transition of Flow Mechanism during Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Fine Powders, accepted in 2015, Particulate Science and Technology, accepted in 2015/in press, Taylor and Francis, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  7. Mittal, A., Setia, G., Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W., 2015, An investigation into pressure fluctuations and improved modelling of solids friction for dense phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Particulate Science and Technology, 33: 67-75, Taylor and Francis, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  8. Pal, Bhupinder, Mallick, S.S., Pal, B, 2014, Anisotropic CuO nanostructures of different size and shape exhibit thermal conductivity superior than typical bulk powder, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 459: 282-289, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.494)
  9. Pal, Bhupinder, Mallick, S.S., , Pal, B., 2014, Shape dependent thermal conductivity of TiO2-deionized water and ethylene glycol dispersion, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 14: 1-7, American Scientific Publishers, (Impact Factor: 1.339)
  10. Mittal, M, Mallick, S.S, Wypych P., 2014, Investigation into pressure fluctuations for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Particuology, 16: 187-195, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.058)
  11. Setia, G, Mallick, S.S, Wypych P., 2014, On improving solid friction factor modelling for fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, Powder Technology, 257: 88-103, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  12. Mishra A., Kundan L, Mallick, S.S., 2014, Modelling thermal conductivity for alumina-water nanofluids, Particulate Science and Technology, 32: 319-326, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  13. Setia, G, Mallick, S.S, Wypych P., Pan R., 2013, Validated scale-up procedure to predict blockage condition for fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, Particuology, 11: 657-663, (Impact Factor: 2.058)
  14. Bansal A, Mallick, S.S, Wypych P., 2013, Investigating Straight-Pipe Pneumatic Conveying Characteristics for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying, Particulate Science and Technology, in press, 31: 348-356, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  15. Mallick, S.S, Mishra A., Kundan L., 2013, An investigation into modelling thermal conductivity for alumina-water nanofluids, Powder Technology, 233: 234-244, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  16. Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W. and Pan, R., 2012, Modelling dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders using suspension density, Particulate Science and Technology, 31: 340-347, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  17. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W., 2011, On improving scale-up procedures for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Particulate Science and Technology, 29: 407-427, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  18. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2010, Evaluation of scale-up procedures using “system” approach for pneumatic conveying of powders. Particulate Science and Technology, 28: 40-50, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  19. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2010, An investigation into modelling of solids friction for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Particulate Science and Technology, 28: 51-66, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  20. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Minimum transport boundaries for pneumatic conveying of powders. Powder Technology, 194: 181-186, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  21. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Modelling solids friction for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. Particulate Science and Technology, 27: 444-455, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  22. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2010, Evaluation of scale-up procedures using “system” approach for pneumatic conveying of powders. Particulate Science and Technology, 28: 40-50, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  23. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2010, An investigation into modelling of solids friction for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Particulate Science and Technology, 28: 51-66, (Impact Factor: 0.596)
  24. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Minimum transport boundaries for pneumatic conveying of powders. Powder Technology, 194: 181-186, Elsevier, (Impact Factor: 2.449)
  25. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Modelling solids friction for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. Particulate Science and Technology, 27: 444-455, (Impact Factor: 0.596)

Non-SCI Journal Publications (International)

  1. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Improved modelling and scale-up procedure for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. Bulk Solids and Powder - Science and Technology. 4 (3)
  2. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2008. Investigation into modelling solids friction for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. Bulk Solids and Powder - Science and Technology. 3 (1): 1-14.
  3. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2007. Solids friction in fluidised dense-phase flow. Bulk Solids Handling, 27 (6): 398-404.
  4. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2007. Pressure drop prediction for fluidised dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. The Australian Bulk Handling Review. 12 (3): 100-102.
  5. Mallick, S.S. and Dastidar, M. G. 2005. Determination of frictional head loss of high concentration fly ash slurry flow through pipeline. Bulk Solids Handling. 25 (3): 162-167.
  6. Mallick, S.S. and Dastidar, M. G. 2005. Analysis of settling behaviour of high concentration fly ash slurry. Bulk Solids Handling. 25 (2): 102-105.
  7. Mallick, S.S. and Dastidar. M. G. 2004. Selection of transport velocity for the disposal of high concentration fly ash slurry in coal fired power plants. Bulk Solids Handling. 24 (6): 330-333.

International Conference Publications (selected):

  1. Setia, G., Mallick, S.S, Pan, R. and P.W. Wypych, 2015, Improved scale-up procedures for fluidized dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, The 8th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  2. Mittal, A., Mallick, S.S and Wypych, P.W., 2015, Flow mechanism assessment of fine powders in horizontal pneumatic conveying by analyzing pressure fluctuations, The 8th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  3. Wypych, P.W, Mallick, S.S, Pan, R., 2014, Evaluation of scale-up procedures for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, 15th International Freight Pipeline Society Symposium, June 24 - 26, 2014. Prague -Czech Republic
  4. Setia, G., Bansal, A. and Mallick, S.S. 2012. Investigating Straight-Pipe Pneumatic Conveying Characteristics and Minimum Transport Boundaries for Fluidized Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Fine Powders, 7th International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Friedrichshafen, Germany.
  5. Mallick, S.S. and Mishra, A. 2012. Modelling Thermal Conductivity for Nanopowder Suspension in Fluid (Nanofluid), 7th International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Friedrichshafen, Germany.
  6. Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W. and Pan, R. 2011. Minimum Transport Boudaries for Dense Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Powders. The International Conference: Bulk Solids India 2010, Mumbai 2011
  7. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2010. Improved modelling and scale-up procedure for fluidised dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems. The International Conference: Bulk Solids India 2010, Mumbai.
  8. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2009. Improved scale-up procedure for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. The 6th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Brisbane, Australia.
  9. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2008. On the modelling of pressure drop for the dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders. In the proceedings of Bulk Europe 2008, Czech Republic.
  10. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2008. Evaluation of scale-up procedures for fluidised dense-phase pneumatic conveying design. In the proceedings of 4th International Symposium Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids, Norway.
  11. Mallick, S.S. and Wypych, P.W. 2007. Evaluation of solids friction factor models for fluidised dense-phase pneumatic conveying. In the proceedings of 9th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage and Transportation, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  12. Mallick, S.S., Wypych, P.W and Rizk, F. 2007. Effect of bend model on prediction of pressure drop for pneumatic conveying systems. In the proceedings of 9th International Conference on Bulk Materials Storage and Transportation, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Sponsored Research Projects:

  1. Mallick, S.S., Developing Validated Scale-up Procedure for Dense-Phase Pneumatic Transport of Fine Powders using Two-Layer Dune-Flow Model, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, 2013-2016, INR 20 Lakhs
  2. Mallick, S.S., Modelling Solids Friction and Minimum Transport Criteria for Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying of Powders, Department of Science and Technology (Young Scientist Scheme), Government of India, 2012-2015, INR 21.95 Lakhs

Industrial Contract Research (Consultancy) Projects:

  1. Mallick, S.S. and Setia, G., 2014 Investigation into the Fly Ash Conveying System using Pneumatic Handling, Haryana Power Generation Co. Ltd, Yamunanagar
  2. Mallick, S.S., 2014, Pressure Drop Calculation Fly Ash Pneumatic Conveying System, McNally Bharat Engineering Co.
  3. Mallick, S.S., 2011-12, Design Review of Ash handling System for Thermal Power Plant, McNally Bharat Engineering Co.
  4. Mallick, S.S., 2011-12, Designing Pneumatic Ash Handling System for Thermal Power Plant, McNally Bharat Engineering Co.
  5. Mallick, S.S., 2011-12, Design Review of Ash handling System for Thermal Power Plant, McNally Bharat Engineering Co.
  6. Mallick, S.S., 2011-12, Designing Pneumatic Ash Handling System for Thermal Power Plant, McNally Bharat Engineering Co.

Academic Events Organized:

  1. Principal Coordinator of Short Course/workshop on Designing and Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids for Fly Ash Handling Systems in Thermal Power Plants, 10-11th April 2015, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology – attended by about 30 delegates (all from industry)
  2. Organizing Secretary of International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications (PGBSIA 2013), 28-30th November 2013, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology - attended by about 120 delegates (including 25 international and 45 industrial delegates)

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions:

  • Visiting Faculty: Fujian Longking Co. Ltd., China, 2014
  • Visiting Faculty: University of Wollongong, Australia, 2011
  • Reviewer of International Journals: Powder Technology (Elsevier), International Journal of Multiphase Flow (Elsevier), Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (Elsevier), Chemical Engineering Science (Elsevier), Particulate Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis)
  • Lecturer: National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. (NTPC), 2009 and 2014, 2015
  • University Post-Graduate Award: University of Wollongong, Australia, 2006-2009

Message to Students & Community

  • Dream big, plan hard, work hard and keep trying