Dr. Pratibha Biswal

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Research Interest:

  • Thermal Energy Storage
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics


Teaching Interests

  • Transport Phenomena (2017-2021)
  • Unit Operations/Particle Technology (2018-2020)
  • Advance Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (2018)
  • Advance Transport Phenomena (2019)
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (2020-2021)
  • Chemical Process Safety (2020)

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India


Professional Experience


August 2019 - Present

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

 

July 2017- July 2019

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, UP, India.

 

August 2016-July 2017

Project Officer

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.

Research works: Computational analysis of film cooling of turbine blades using air and air-mist mixture

Member of Professional Bodies


June 2018-Present,

Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers


Journal Publications

  1. P. Biswal, T Basak, Analysis of differential versus Rayleigh–Benard heating via heat flow visualization for thermal convection due to heating at enclosures with concave/convex walls, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 73 (2018) 823-848.
  1. Mallikarjuna Rao P, P. Biswal, B.V.S.S.S. Prasad, A computational study of mist assisted film cooling, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 95 (2018) 33-41
  2. T. Basak, D. Das, P. Biswal, Heatlines: Modeling, visualization, mixing and thermal management, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (Impact Factor: 25.242) 64 (2018) 157-218
  3. P. Biswal, T Basak, Role of differential vs Rayleigh-Bénard heating at curved walls for efficient processing via entropy generation approach, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 124 (2018) 390-413
  4. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Role of thermal and flow characteristics on entropy generation during natural convection in enclosures with curved walls subjected to Rayleigh-Benard heating, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 109 (2017) 1261-1280
  5. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Entropy generation vs energy efficiency for natural convection based energy flow in enclosures and various applications: A review, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Impact Factor: 9.184) 80 (2017) 1412-1457
  6. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Investigation of natural convection via heatlines for Rayleigh-Bénard heating in porous enclosures with a curved top and bottom walls, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 72 (2017) 291-312
  7. M. Roy, P. Biswal, S. Roy, T. Basak, Role of various moving walls on entropy generation during mixed convection within entrapped porous triangular cavities Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 71 (2017) 423-447
  8. M. Roy, P. Biswal, S. Roy, T. Basak, Heat flow visualization during mixed convection within entrapped porous triangular cavities with moving horizontal walls via heatline analysis, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 108 (2017) 468-489
  9. P. Biswal, M. Roy, S. Roy, T. Basak. Analysis of heatline based visualization for thermal management during mixed convection of hot/cold fluids within entrapped triangular cavities. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Impact Factor: 3.849) 77 (2017) 122-141
  10. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of exergy loss vs heat transfer rate for Rayleigh–Bénard convection of various fluids in enclosures with curved walls, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 72 (2017) 821-843
  11. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of entropy generation during natural convection in porous enclosures with curved surfaces, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 71 (2017), 17-43
  12. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Role of heatlines on thermal management during Rayleigh- Benard heating within enclosures with concave/convex horizontal walls, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow (Impact Factor: 1.673) 27 (2017) 2070-2104
  13. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Heatlines visualization of convective heat flow during differential heating of porous enclosures with concave/convex side walls, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow (Impact Factor: 1.673) (2017) 28 (2018) 1506-1538.
  14. P. Biswal, A. Nag, T. Basak, Analysis of thermal management during natural convection within porous tilted square cavities via heatline and entropy generation, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (Impact Factor: 3.570) 115 (2016) 596-615
  15. M. Roy, P. Biswal, T. Basak, On the finite element based evaluation of Nusselt numbers for curved walls, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 77 (2016) 123-131
  16. D. Das, P. Biswal, M. Roy, T. Basak, Role of the importance of ‘Forchheimer term’ for visualization of natural convection in porous enclosures of various shapes, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 97 (2016) 1044-1068
  17. V. M. Rathnam, P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of entropy generation during natural convection within entrapped porous triangular cavities during hot or cold fluid disposal, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 69 (2016), 931-956
  18. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Role of various concave/convex walls exposed to solar heating on entropy generation during natural convection within porous right angled triangular enclosures, Solar Energy (Impact Factor: 4.374) 137 (2016) 101-121
  19. P. Biswal, V. M. Rathnam, T. Basak, Analysis of entropy production vs energy efficiencies during natural convection in porous trapezoidal cavities exposed to various thermal ambience, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Impact Factor: 3.849) 65 (2016) 118-133
  20. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Sensitivity of heatfunction boundary conditions on invariance of Bejan’sheatlines for natural convection in enclosures with various wall heatings, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 89 (2015) 1342-1368
  21. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Entropy generation based approach on natural convection in enclosures with concave/convex side walls, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Impact Factor: 3.891) 82 (2015), 213-235
  22. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Bejan’sheatlines and numerical visualization of convective heat flow in differentially heated enclosures with concave/convex side walls, Energy (Impact Factor: 4.968) 64 (2014) 69-94
  23. T. Basak, R. Anandalakshmi, P. Biswal, Analysis of convective heat flow visualization within porous right angled triangular enclosures with a concave/convex hypotenuse, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (Impact Factor: 2.409) 64 (2013), 621-647
  24. L. Lukose, T. Basak, P. Biswal, Analysis of flow and thermal maps during natural convection within porous triangular configurations subjected to linear heating at inclined walls, (2020) (In Press) Numerical Heat Transfer Part A Application  (Impact Factor: 2.409) (2020) Accepted
  25. S. Agarwal, V. Anand, N. D. Banker, P. Biswal, Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Space Heating using Phase Change Material (PCM), Energy Storage (2020) Accepted
  26. Srinivas M V V, Hari Surya M, Biswal P, Reddy S R, Parametric Study of Film Cooling with Mist Injection Technique, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A Application (Submitted)

Conference Publications

  1. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Investigation of thermal efficiency via entropy generation analysis within cavities with curved walls subjected to differential/Rayleigh-Benard heating. 15-17 December, 2015, 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, IIT Bombay, India.
  2. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of heatfunction boundary conditions on invariance of heat flow in square enclosures with various thermal boundary conditions, August 10-15, 2014, Proceedings of the 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-15, Kyoto, Japan.
  3. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of heatlines and entropy generation during natural convection within enclosure with curved side walls, 14 - 16 July 2014, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Orlando, Florida, USA
  4. P. Biswal, U. Jindal, S. Rajesh Reddy, Enhancement of Cooling Effectiveness with Mist Assisted Film Cooling, Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer (MHMT'19) Rome, Italy – April, 2019
  5. Shikhar Agarwal, Vansh Anand, P. Biswal, Nitin D Banker, Experimental Study on Space Heating using Phase Change Material (PCM), 11thInternational Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-11), July 14-18, 2019, Chennai, India
  6. P. Biswal, T. Basak, Analysis of heatlines and entropy generation during natural convection in porous right angled triangular enclosure with curved hypotenuse, December 28-31, 2013, 22nd National and 11th ISHMT - ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IIT Kharagpur, India.
  7. Mallikarjuna Rao. P, P. Biswal, B V S SS Prasad, Computational study of film cooling with mist and air for a flat plate. December 7 - 8, 2017, Proceedings of the ASME 2017 Gas Turbine India Conference and Exhibition, Bangalore, India
  8. Mallikarjuna Rao. P, P. Biswal, BVSSS Prasad, Theoretical investigation of transient evaporative Cooling via evaporation of water droplets, Proceedings of the 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India


Book Chapters

P. Biswal, Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Concentrating Solar Power Plants, Advances In Renewable Energy: Energy Storage, Wiley-Scrivener Publishing, USA (Accepted for publication)

Awards & Honors

  • International Travel Support from SERB (File number: ITS/2019/000298) to attend 4th World Congress on Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer (MHMT 19) Rome, Italy – April, 2019.
  • Energy & Environmental Science Oral Presentation Prize at the 5th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER 2015) held at IIT Bombay during December 15-17, 2015.
  • Session Chair in 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-15 held at Kyoto, Japan during August 10-15, 2014
  • Session chair in 4th World Congress on Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer (MHMT 19) Rome, Italy – April, 2019
  • Active reviewer of Journal of Porous Media, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer and International Communication of Heat and Mass Transfer, Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering.
  • Guest Editor of Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering for a topic on Thermal Energy Storage systems for Concentrating Solar Power plants.