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Staff Id : 08856
Name : Dr. R. RAMKUMAR (Deputed)
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D
Specialization : Solar Energy, Evaporative cooling, Energy Engineering
Date of Birth : 09-07-1972
Date of Joining : 03-03-2003
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
192, Park Road,
Mariappa Nagar,
Chidambaram-608 002
9944848444rrramkumar_hai@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 2-
Ph.D. 03


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 9115-16
Conducted -----


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
17 Years10 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
1 16 4 8 - -

List of Publications - National
R.Ramkumar, C.M.Raguraman and A.Ragupathy, "Eco-Friendly Cooling Tower.", Journal of Environmental Research and Development, Volume 3, Number 2, May 2008, pp. 515-522. 2008.
List of Publications - International
R.Rajasekar,P.Prasannaa, R.Ramkumar, "Electrical Efficiency Improvement by Using Phase Change Materials in Photovoltaic Systems: A Review.", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research , Volume 6, Number 6, Apr 2019, pp. 132-144. 2019/http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1904G81.pdf.
R.Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, " This paper was recommended for publication in revised form by Regional Editor Hafız Muhammad Ali 1 EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF INDIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLER USING CLAY PIPE .", Journal of Thermal Engineering, Volume 3, Number 2, Apr 2017, pp. 1163-1180. 2017/10.18186/thermal.298618 .
R. Ramkumar; M. Kesavan; C. M. Raguraman; A. Ragupathy, "Enhancing the performance of photovoltaic module using clay pot evaporative cooling water.", IEEE Xplore, Volume 4, Number 5, Apr 2016, pp. 217-222. 10.1109/ICEETS.2016.7582929.
R. Ramkumar1, A. Ragupathy, "Performance evaluation of indirect evaporative cooler using clay pot.", American Institute of Physics, Volume 1728, Number 1, May 2016, pp. 1-8. 2016/10.1063/1.4946132.
R. Ramkumar , M. Kesavan and A. Ragupathy , "Experimental Evaluation of Evaporative Cooler Using Agro Materials.", International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Volume 23, Number 4, 2015, pp. 1-11. 2015/10.1142/S2010132515500285.
R.RAMKUMAR, A.RAGUPATHY, "Optimization of cooling tower performance with different types of packings using Taguchi approach.", Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Volume 37, Number 3, May 2015, pp. 929-936. 2015/DOI 10.1007/s40430-014-0216-1.
R.Ramkumar, A.Ragupathy, "Thermal Performance Investigation of Mechanical Draft cooing Tower Using Psychrometric Gun Technique.", Heat Transfer Engineering Journal, Volume 35, Number 14-15, Sep 2014, pp. 1344-1353. 2014/10.1080/01457632.2013.876878.
Ramkumar Ramakrishnan, Ragupathy Arumugam, "Experimental Study and Performance Analysis of Ceramic Packing Cooling Tower Using Taguchi Method.", Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, Volume 8, Number 1, Jul 2014, pp. 45-53. 2014.
Ramkumar Ramkrishnan, Ragupathy Arumugam, "Experimental study of cooling tower performance using ceramic tile packing.", Processing and Application of Ceramics, Volume 7, Number 1, Jan 2013, pp. 21-27. 2013/DOI:10.2298/PAC1301021R.
Ramkumar RAMAKRISHNAN, Ragupathy ARUMUGAM, "Application of Response Surface Methodology (RSM) for Optimization of Operating Parameters and Performance Evaluation of Cooling Tower Cold Water Temperature.", An International Journal of Optimization and Control: Theories & Applications, Volume 2, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 39-50. 2012.
Ramkumar Ramakrishnan, Ragupathy Arumugam, "5. Ramkumar Ramakrishnan, Ragupathy Arumugam.", International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2012, pp. 97-103. 2012.
Ramkumar Ramakrishnan, Ragupathy Arumugam, "Optimization of operating parameters and performance evaluation of forced draft cooling tower using response surface methodology (RSM) and artificial neural network (ANN).", Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Volume 26, Number 5/DOI 10.1007/s12206-012-0323-9 , May 2012, pp. 1643-1650. 2012.
Ramakrishnan RAMKUMAR, Arumugam RAGUPATHY, "Optimization of cooling tower performance analysis Using Taguchi method.", Thermal Science Journal, Volume 17, Number 2, Mar 2012, pp. 457-470. 2012/.
K.Balaji , R.Ramkumar, "Study of waste heat recovery from steam turbine exhaust for vapour absorption system in sugar industry.", Procedia Engineering, Volume 38, Number 1, May 2012, pp. 1352-1356. 2012.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, "Thermal performance of forced draft counter flow wet Cooling tower with expanded wire mesh packing.", International Journal on “Technical and Physical Problems of Engineering, Volume 3, Number 6, Mar 2011, pp. 19-23. 2011.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, "Performance analysis of counter flow Wet cooling tower.", International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Volume 19, Number 2, May 2011, pp. 141-148. 2011/10.1142/S2010132511000466.
List of Conferences - National
R. RAJASEKAR, P. PRASANNAAB R. RAMKUMAR, AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON UTILIZATION OF FLORAL FOAM AS A COOLANT MATERIAL TO AMP UP THE EFFICIENCY OF SOLAR PV ab PANEL, RECENT TRENDS IN CHEMICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, Feb 14-15, 2020, ANNAMALAI NAGAR, CHIDAMBARAM, pp. 146-152. FEAT, ANNAMALAI NAGAR, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING.
R. Ramkumar , C.M.Raguraman, A. Ragupathy, Performance Investigation of counter flow wet-cooling tower using wire mesh packing, Indian Chemical Engineering Congress, Dec 27-29, 2011, Annamalai university, Annamalai nagar, pp. 138-138. Annamalai Nagar, Indian Institute of chemical engineers.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, A case study on drop in efficiency leading to energy loss in sugar co-generation, National conference on energy management in marine and engineering application, Mar 2-3, 2007, Pune, pp. 55-55. Pune, Tolani Maritime Institute.
R.RAMKUMAR, Co generation boiler water control for efficient steam production and energy conservation, ISTE Sponsored National conference on Recent Advance in Mechanical Engineering, Sep 8-9, 2006, Nawanshahr, pp. 56-56. Nawanshahr, Rayat Institute of Engineering.
List of Conferences - International
MAGESH BABU, RAMKUMAR, Design and analysis of swing arm using carbon fibre composite, 3rd International conference on innovations in mechanical engineer(ICIME-2020), Jan 10-11, 2020, Telangana, pp. 150-155. Telangana, Springer.
R.RAMKUMAR, M.KESAVN, Clay pipe evaparative cooling system: A Novel approach for rural community human confort , International Conference on Recent Advancement in air Conditioning and Refrigeration(RAAR2016) , Nov 10-12, 2016, Bhubaneswar, pp. 323-341. Bhubaneswar, C.V.Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar.
R. Ramkumar*, M. Kesavan, C.M. Raguraman, A. Ragupathy , Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic Module Using Clay Pot Evaporative Cooling Water , International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability , Apr 7-8, 2016, Nagercoil, pp. 1-6. IEEE,Chennai, IEEE.
R.RAMKUMAR, A.RAGUPATHY, Performance Evaluation of Indirect Evaporative cooler using Clay Pot, International Conference On Condensed Matter and Applied Physics, Oct 30-31, 2015, Bikaner,Rajasthan, pp. 178-182. USA, American Institute of Physics.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, Performance evaluation of counter flow wet cooling tower using energy and exergy analysis, 21st National and 10th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer conference, Dec 28-30, 2011, IIT-Chennai, pp. 112-112. CHENNAI, Indian society of Heat and Mass Transfeer.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, Thermal Performance Investigation of Mechanical Draft cooing Tower Using Psychrometric Gun Technique, Internation conference on THERMAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT, Mar 24-26, 2011, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu, pp. 236-236. Tamilnadu, Kalasingam University.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, Energy conservation in cooling tower, International conference on ISSUE AND CHALLENGES IN ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, Dec 18-20, 2009, Banaras Hindu university, Varanasi, pp. 437-443. New Delhi, Narosa Publishing House.
R. Ramkumar , A. Ragupathy, Energy Efficiency of Econ Friendly cooling tower, International conference on environmental reseach, Dec 18-20, 2008, BITS-Pilani, Goa, pp. 42-45. BITS Pilani, GOA Campus, BITS-Pilani.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
ASHRAE-Student Branch Adviser - ASHRAE-8302604
SOLAR ENERGY SOCIETY OF INDIA(SESI) - 1325
THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS(INDIA) - M-153462-3
Certified Boiler Operation Engineer - 1059
Certified Energy Auditor - EA-3086
Combustion Institute - LMC-723
Indian Society for Technical Education - LM36702