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Faculties

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Rag R L

Professor & HoD

Specialisation: Computational Heat Transfer

Room: No. 12, Academic Block 1

rag@scmsgroup.org


+919446941654

Educational Qualifications

  • B. Tech Mechanical Engineering (TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, University of Kerala)
  • M.Tech Mechanical Engineering (Specialisation: Industrial Refrigeration & Cryogenics, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, University of Kerala)
  • Ph.D. (National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Kerala)

Employment History

  • Professor and Head in Department of Mechanical Engineering, SCMS school of Engineering and Technology, Karukutty, Ernakulam, Kerala (15.03.2021-Till Date)
  • Professor and Head in Department of Mechanical Engineering, St. Thomas Institute for Science and Technology, Trivandrum (27.01.2016 to 12.03.2021)
  • Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Aleppey (01.01.2015 to 08.01.2016)
  • Principal, John Cox Memorial CSI Institute of Technology (01.02.2012 to 31.12.2014)
  • Professor and Head in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Travancore Engineering College, Kollam ( 26 – 04 - 2011to 31.01.2012)
  • Assistant Professor (Grade I), Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (03-09-2010 to 25-04-2011)
  • Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, SCT College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (18-01-2008 to 03-09-2010)
  • Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (31-07-2006 to 17-01-2008)
  • Senior Lecturer &HoD in Mechanical Engineering (in charge), P A Aziz College of Engineering& Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (06 -10 -2004 to 30 – 07 – 2006)
  • Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, SCMS School of Engineering & Technology, Cochin (16-09-2002 to 05-10-2004)

Key Responsibilities Held

Responsibilities Held

  • Professor in Charge of Principal, St. Thomas Institute for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram from 09-11-2020 to 26-02-2021
  • Academic Coordinator at S. Thomas Institute for Science and Technology, Thiruvanthapuram.
  • Camp officer of Kerala Technological University (KTU) from December 2017 to February 2021.
  • Question Paper Scrutiny Board Member of KTU (May 2019 and May 2020)
  • Given leadership for getting Approval from AICTE and affiliation from Kerala University B.Tech Civil Engineering and M.Tech (Thermal Engineering) at John Cox Memorial CSI Institute of Technology, Thiruvananthapuram during 2014
  • Co-ordinator of the Faculty Development Programme on "Advances in Nanotechnology” sponsored by TEQIP
  • Co-ordinator of the students’ affairs and union at SCT College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Co-ordinator of the anti-ragging committee at SCT College Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram

Present Responsibilities

  • Head of the Department, Mechanical Engineering

Teaching Interests

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering

Research Interests

  • Computational Heat Transfer
  • MEMS Heat Transfer
  • Micro Heat Pipes
  • Nano - refrigeration

Publications

Journals

Science Citation Index/Scopus Indexed

  • Rag R L, Sobhan C B, Peterson G P: Computational Analysis of Wire-bonded Micro heat pipes: Influence of Thermophysical Parameters, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 32, No. 4(2018), pp. 925-932.
  • Rag R L: Experimental Analysis of Wire – Sandwiched Micro Heat Pipes, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Vol.4, 2014, pp.205 – 210.
  • Rag R L and Sobhan C B: Computational Analysis and Optimization of Wire – Sandwiched Micro Heat Pipes, International Journal of Micro-Nano Scale Transport, Multi-Science Publishing, Vol.1, No.1, 2010, pp. 57 – 78.
  • Rag R L and Sobhan C B: Computational Analysis of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Wire-Sandwiched Micro Heat Pipes, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol.23, No. 4, 2009, pp. 741-751
  • Sobhan C B, Rag R L, Peterson G P: A Review and Comparative Study of the Investigations on Micro Heat Pipes, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 31, 2007, pp. 664 – 688.

Books

  • Rag R L and Lekshmi Remesh : Introduction to Sustainable Engineering, ISBN – 978 – 81 – 203 – 5263 – 6, 2ndEdition and Fifth Print, 2016

Seminar/Training/Workshop

Expert trainer in the field of Micro – Nano Heat Transfer and Sustainable Engineering. Given expert talks in Faculty Development Training Programmes at different engineering colleges:

  • College of Engineering, Perumon, 2019, 2020,2021
  • Marian engineering college, Trivandrum, 2018
  • Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Alappuzha, 2018
  • College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 2017
  • Shivaji College of Engineering, Kanyakumari Dist.
  • Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum, 2017
  • College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 2016
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam, 2015
  • Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Alappuzha, 2015
  • TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, 2014
  • SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum, 2013
  • Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, 2011
  • Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, 2008

Awards and Honours

  • Won the cash prize from NIT Calicut for the publication: Rag R L and Sobhan C B: Computational Analysis of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Wire-Sandwiched Micro Heat Pipes, AIAA J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol.23, No. 4, 2009, pp. 741-751