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Biography

Professor Rakesh Mishra joined the School of Computing and Engineering of the University of Huddersfield in the year 2000 as a Research Fellow. Professor Mishra was later appointed as a Lecturer in Sept. 2003, a Senior Lecturer in 2004 and a Reader in 2009. Professor Mishra was conferred the prestigious title of Professor in summer 2011. Professor Mishra has previously been an academic in the National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India and holds his Ph.D. from renowned Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India.

Professor Mishra’s main teaching area is Thermo-fluids and various modules taught by him include Aerodynamics, Thermodynamics, Automotive Power Units and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Professor Mishra leads the ‘Energy Emission and the Environmental research group’ within the Centre of Efficiency and Performances Engineering of the University. Professor Mishra   is also the Director of Graduate Education within the School of Computing and Engineering of the University.  Professor Mishra also contributes to highly successful IMechE accredited Mechanical, Automotive and Energy Engineering courses at different levels. These courses recruit students from all over the world. Professor Mishra is a chartered Engineer and a Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers as well as a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Prof. Mishra is an active consultant to many Thermo-fluid industries and has run a number of knowledge transfer partnerships successfully. Prof. Mishra is very active in renewable energy research and is involved with many renewable energy organizations. Prof. Mishra is also a member the Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power Society of India which promotes effective use of fluid power in developing economies. Prof. Mishra has published more than 150 papers in various journals and conference proceedings of repute and has been invited to give key note lectures in various conferences. Prof. Mishra has also organised and chaired a number of conference sessions dealing with green issues.

Research & Scholarship

Prof. Mishra specialises in Thermo-fluids subject area and his research interests are renewable energy, computational fluid dynamics, multiphase flow, instrumentation, aerodynamics and automotive brake cooling. He has published more than 120 research papers in top journals and conferences in the above areas. Prof. Mishra has received the best paper award for the research paper entitled  ‘Flow characteristics of diverging-converging bends using CFD’  by the Institution of Engineers in year 2002.

Prof. Mishra  is a reviewer for EPSRC research proposals. Prof. Mishra is also a reviewer to many top journals in his field namely Journal of Physics, Measurement science and Technology, International Journal of Micromechanics and Micro-engineering (All Institution of Physics journals) and Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Part D Journal of Automobile Engineering, Part G Journal of Aerospace Engineering and Part J Journal of Engineering Tribology. The other journals that Prof. Mishra serves as a reviewer are Particulate Science and Technology and Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics. Prof. Mishra is also an editorial board member for International Journal of vehicular technology.  Prof. Mishra has a keen interest in pedagogic research as well and has a number of publications in this area. Prof. Mishra has acted as an associate editor as well as a reviewer to the International Journal of Learning. Prof. Mishra has successfully supervised several Ph.D., M.Phil and M.Sc. (Research) students and currently supervises a number of students for Ph.D, M.Phil and MSc (Research) degrees.

External research funding: Prof. Mishra has successfully executed projects for different external organisations and the details of some of the projects are shown below.

S.No Year Capacity Funding partner Amount
1 2014 Project leader KTP with Black Hall Engineering 240,000
2 2014 Projact Leader KTP with Weir Valves 220,000
3 2013 Project leader Black hall Engineering £90,000
4 2012 Project leader M2 training Ltd through TSB £35,500
5 2012 Team member UKEIRI grant with University of Salford £40,000 (Huddersfield university share circa £5000)
6 2012 Project leader Cummins Turbo technology £16,000
7 2011 Project leader Kirklees innovation Vouchers for AR Turbo Ltd, WS Westin Ltd and Paxmark Ltd. £17,500 (£7500 from the university of Huddersfield)
8 2010 Project leader   EPSRC, TSB and Weir Valves and Control Ltd., KTP award (To design and develop an enhanced range of industrial control valves with significantly improved performance characteristics) £180,000
9 2010 Project Leader IOU Ltd. and University of Huddersfield (Development of an instrument for producing compressible vortex rings) £4,000
10 2010 Project leader Business link, Yorkshire forward ( Developing a novel hydraulic turbine for tapping hydraulic energy resources in Halifax area) £3000  
11 2009 Project leader Yorkshire forward (Development of fuel saving devices for articulated trucks) £46,000
12 2008 Project Leader Vawtex limited (Wind turbine design, 2 projects) £6,000
13 2008 Project Leader HEFCE/ SRIF grant to develop particle image velocimeter  Laboratory (secured internally) £120,000
14 2008 Co-project Leader with Prof. G. Lucas HEFCE Teaching and Learning to develop Laser Doppler anemometer velocimeter laboratory (secured internally) £125,500
15 2008 Co-investigator
(with Dr. J. D. Fieldhouse)
Study of nano-materials for their use in engine oil formulation for better fuel efficiency, Funded by UK-India Research Initiative £134,026
16 2007 Lead academic Local company projects (WS Westin Ltd., Blackhall Engineeirng, Pennine industries, Cummins Turbo Technologies) £12,000
17 2006 Lead academic Knowledge transfer partnership with WS Westin Ltd. (Energy efficient kitchen extraction system) £100,000
18 2005 Lead academic Knowledge transfer partnership with Heights limited (Design of stand alone radiators) £100,000
19 2004 Director of studies EPSRC case award with Bentley motors (Aerodynamic design of brakes) £77,892

Esteem Factors

  1. 5 knowledge transfer partnership awards from DTI/TSB/EPSRC.
  2. 1 EPSEC case award for new academics
  3. Editorial board member, International Journal of Vehicular Technology
  4. Reviewer for:
    • Proceedings of the IMechE, Part C: Mechanical Engineering science
    • Proceedings of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering
    • Proceedings of the IMechE, Part E: Journal of Process Engineering
    • Proceedings of the IMechE, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering
    • Proceedings of the IMechE, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology
    • Journal of Measurement science and Technology (Institute of Physics Journal)
    • Journal of Physics (Institute of Physics Journal)
    • International Journal of Micromechanics and Micro-engineering (Institute of Physics Journal)
    • Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering
    • Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics
    • Jurnal Mekanikal, Malaysia
    • International Journal of Learning.
    • Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
    • Powder Technology
    • ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer
  5. Reviewer for following books:
    • ‘Engine Testing: Theory and Practice’ by Elsevier publications.
    • ‘A First Course in Computational Fluid Dynamics’ by Wiley UK.
    • ‘Large Scale Computational Fluid Dynamics’ by Wiley UK.
  6. Best paper award for paper entitled ‘Flow characteristics of diverging-converging bends using CFD’ published by Institution of Engineers, India, vol 82, pp186-192.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2014

Asim, T., Charlton, M. and Mishra, R. (2014) ‘Capacity testing and local flow analysis of geometrically complex trims installed within a commercial control valve’. In: 12th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, 25th - 27th June 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

Al-Obaidi, A., Pradhan, S., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Zala, K. (2014) ‘Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump’. In: 27th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 16th - 18th September 2014, Brisbane, Australia

Alghadhi, M., Ball, A., Kollar, L., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2014) ‘Fuel Consumption Tabulation in Laboratory Conditions’. In: International Research Conference on Engineering, Science and Management, 4-5 June 2014, Dubai

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2014) ‘NOx Emission Prediction Based on Measurement of in-Cylinder Pressure for CI Engine Running with Diesel and Biodiesel International Journal of Automotive Engineering and Technologies , 3 (2). ISSN 2146-9067

Mohamed, F., Park, K., Pradhan, S., Mishra, R., Zala, K., Asim, T. and Al-Obaidi, A. (2014) ‘The Effect of Blade Angles of the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine on the Output Performance’. In: 27th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 16th - 18th September 2014, Brisbane, Australia

Freegah, B., Asim, T., Albarzenji, D., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2014) ‘Effect of the shape of connecting pipes on the performance output of a closed-loop hot water solar Thermo-syphon’. In: 3rd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 17th - 18th June 2014, Lulea, Sweden

Argakiotis, C., Mishra, R., Stubbs, C. and Weston, B. (2014) ‘The Effect of using an Ethanol blended fuel on Emissions in an SI EngineRenewable Energy and Power Quality Journal (12). ISSN 2172-038 X

Tesfa, B., Gu, F., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2014) ‘Emission Characteristics of a CI Engine Running with a Range of Biodiesel FeedstocksEnergies , 7 (1), pp. 334-350. ISSN ISSN 1996-1073

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Kollar, L. and Pradhan, S. (2014) ‘Optimal sizing and life-cycle cost modelling of pipelines transporting multi-sized solid-liquid mixturesInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping , 113, pp. 40-48. ISSN 0308-0161

Malviya, V. and Mishra, R. (2014) ‘Development of an Analytical Multi-Variable Steady-State Vehicle Stability Model for Heavy Road VehiclesApplied Mathematical Modelling . ISSN 0307-904X

2013

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Numerical Analysis of a Closed Thermo-syphon Hot Water Solar System under Steady and Transient Loading Conditions’. In: 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power FMFP 2013, 12-14 December 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Johnson, A. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Sustainability principles and their integration into a higher education mechanical engineering undergraduate programme’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2013 : CEARC'13. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 218-223. ISBN 9781862181212

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Effects of condenser volume on the performance of a solar thermo-syphon’. In: Annual Researchers' ConferenceComputing & Engineering 2013 (CEARC'13), December 2013, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK , pp. 140-145

Asim, T., Sendanayake, I., Mishra, R., Zala, K. and Ubbi, K. (2013) ‘Effects of a Moving Surface Boundary Layer Control Device (MSBC) on the Drag Reduction in Heavy Commercial Vehicles’. In: 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power FMFP 2013, 12-14 December 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Marangwanda, G. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Response surface optimization of a fluid regulating control valve’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2013 : CEARC'13. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. p. 234. ISBN 9781862181212

Tesfa, B., Gu, F., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2013) ‘Emission Characteristics of CI Engine Running with Biodiesel’. In: World Congress on Petrochemistry and Chemical Engineering, 18th - 20th November 2013, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Ubbi, K. and Zala, K. (2013) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Optimal Design of Vertical Axis Marine Current TurbinesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference . ISSN 2212 - 8271

Shahzad, A., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Paris, A. (2013) ‘Performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine under Accelerating and Decelerating FlowsProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference . ISSN 2212 - 8271

Kollar, L., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2013) ‘Particle size effects on optimal sizing and lifetime of pipelines transporting multi-sized solid-liquid mixturesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference . ISSN 2212 - 8271

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Paris, A. and Zala, K. (2013) ‘Optimal Design Methodology for On-shore Hydraulic Pipelines Transporting Spherical CapsulesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference . ISSN 2212 - 8271

Pradhan, S., Mishra, R., Ubbi, K. and Asim, T. (2013) ‘Optimal design of a four-sensor probe system to measure the flow properties of the dispersed phase in bubbly air-water multiphase flowsSensors and Actuators A: Physical , 201, pp. 10-22. ISSN 0924-4247

Tesfa, B., Gu, F., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2013) ‘LHV Predication Models and LHV Effect on the Performance of CI Engine Running with Biodiesel BlendsEnergy Conversion and Management , 71, pp. 217-226. ISSN 0196-8904

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Analysis of a Closed Thermo-Siphon Hot Water Solar System’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Effect of Blade Faults on the Performance Characteristics of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Ubbi, K. (2013) ‘Effect of the Shape of Stator Blades on the Performance Output of a Vertical Axis Marine Current Turbine’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Ur Rehman, A., Shinde , S., Singh, V., Paul, A., Jain, A. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘CFD based condition monitoring of centrifugal pumps’. In: COMADEM 2013, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2013) ‘Combustion and Performance Characteristics of CI Engine Running with BiodieselEnergy , 51 (1), pp. 101-115. ISSN 0360-5442

2012

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Drill Bit Performance Investigation Using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Proceedings of the Thirty Ninth 39th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th - 15th December 2012, SVNIT Surat, Gujarat, India , p. 10

Shahzad, A., Asim, T., Park, K., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Numerical Simulations of Effects of Faults in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’s Performance’. In: 2nd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 13-14 December 2012, Lulea, Sweden

Rao, V., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘An Investigation on Ventilation Air distribution within Rectangular and Circular Enclosures’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Park, K., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Condition Based Monitoring of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Park, K., Asim, T., Mishra, R., Shahzad, A. and Marangwanda, G. (2012) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Performance Optimisation of Vertical Axis Marine Current Turbines’. In: 2nd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 13-14 December 2012, Lulea, Sweden

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Simulation Based Approach to Predict Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Faults using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: 1st International Conference on Through-life Engineering Services (TESConf 2012), 5th-6th November 2012, Bedfordshire, UK

Tesfa, B., Gu, F., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2012) ‘Performance of CI Engines Fuelled with Biodiesel Blends during Transient Operations’. In: Powertrain Modelling and Control Testing, Mapping and Calibration, 4th -6th September 2012, University of Bradford

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Nearchou, A. and Ubbi, K. (2012) ‘Effect of the Length and Diameter of a Cylindrical Capsule on the Pressure Drop in a Horizontal PipelineJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012069. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Optimal Design of Capsule Transporting Pipeline carrying Spherical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012070. ISSN 1742-6596

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Fault Simulations of a Vertical Axis Wind TurbinesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012138. ISSN 1742-6596

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Pislaru, C. (2012) ‘The New School-Based Learning (SBL) to Work-Based Learning (WBL) Transition Module: A Practical Implementation in the Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) System in Bahrain’. In: COMADEM 2012, 18th-20th June 2012, University of Huddersfield, UK

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Ido, I. (2012) ‘Pressure Drop in Capsule Transporting Bends Carrying Spherical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012068. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘A Study on Optimal Sizing of Pipeline Transporting Equi-sized Particulate Solid-Liquid MixtureJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012072. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Kollar, L. (2012) ‘Optimisation of a Horizontal Capsule Transporting Pipeline carrying Cylindrical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012071. ISSN 1742-6596

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Pislaru, C. (2012) ‘An Evaluation Quality Framework for Analysing School-Based Learning (SBL) to Work-Based Learning (WBL) Transition Module’. In: COMADEM 2012, 18th-20th June 2012, University of Huddersfield, UK

Green, J., Mishra, R., Charlton, M. and Owen, R. (2012) ‘Local Analysis of Flow Conditions within a Geometrically Complex Control Valve Trim using CFDJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364, p. 012075. ISSN 1742-6596

Retzer, H., Mishra, R., Ball, A. and Schmidt, K. (2012) ‘Fallback level concepts for conventional and by-wire automotive brake systemsJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364, p. 012019. ISSN 1742-6596

Green, J., Mishra, R., Charlton, M. and Owen, R. (2012) ‘Validation of CFD predictions using process data obtained from flow through an industrial control valveJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364, p. 012074. ISSN 1742-6596

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2012) ‘Development of an Extended Information Quality Framework for E-Learning System Content for Engineering Education Courses (EECs)’. In: Learning with Mobile Technologies, Handheld Devices, and Smart Phones: Innovative Methods.. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. pp. 162-170. ISBN 9781466609365

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, V. (2012) ‘Spatiotemporal Growth of Laminar Boundary Layers in a Concentric Annulus’. In: Computing and Engineering Researchers’ Conference, March 2012, University of Huddersfield , pp. 86-90

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, V. (2012) ‘Effect of Eccentricity on Pipe Boundary Layer Growth for Flows in Annulus’. In: Computing and Engineering Researchers’ Conference, March 2012, University of Huddersfield , pp. 75-79

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2012) ‘Water Injection Effects on the Performance and Emission Characteristics of a CI Engine Operating with BiodieselRenewable Energy , 37 (1), pp. 333-344. ISSN 0960-1481

Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Experimental verification of the four-sensor probe model for flow diagnosis in air water flow in vertical pipeJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364, p. 012073. ISSN 1742-6596

2011

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Saqib, M. and Ubbi, K. (2011) ‘Pressure Drop in Capsule Transporting Pipeline Carrying Spherical Capsules’. In: 38th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 15-17 December 2011, Bhopal, India

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Saqib, M. and Ubbi, K. (2011) ‘Optimisation of a Capsule Transporting Pipeline Carrying Spherical Capsules’. In: Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management 2011, 14-15 December 2011, Lulea, Sweden

Alseddiqi, M. and Mishra, R. (2011) ‘Measuring the effectiveness of an on-line school-to-work transition module’. In: The International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace ICELW 2011, 8th-10th June 2011, Columbia University, New York, USA

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Zhang, C., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2011) ‘NOx Prediction Based on Cylinder Pressure Measurement for Engine Emission Monitoring ’. In: Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering Management. Norway: COMADEM. p. 212. ISBN 0954130723

Colley, G. and Mishra, R. (2011) ‘Performance characteristics of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) under transient conditions’. In: Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering Management. Stavanger, Norway: COMADEM. . ISBN 0954130723

Alsiddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2011) ‘Development of an Extended Information Quality Framework for E-Learning System Content for Engineering Education Courses’. In: International Conference on Education & Learning in Mobile Age 2011 CELMA'11, 1-2 June 2011, Windermere, Lake District, UK

Alseddiqi, M. and Mishra, R. (2011) ‘Development of a Two-Dimensional Model for Affective Domain Competencies in Engineering Courses’. In: COMADEM2011, the 24th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering Management , 30th May 1st June 2011, Stavanger, Norway

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Zhang, C., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2011) ‘NOx Prediction Based on Cylinder Pressure Measurement for Engine Emission Monitoring’. In: Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 2011). : COMADEM. pp. 1330-1340. ISBN 0954130723

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2011) ‘Combustion Characteristics of CI Engine Running with Biodiesel Blends’. In: International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ'11), 13-15 April 2011, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain , pp. 1-8

Colley, G. and Mishra, R. (2011) ‘Computational flow field analysis of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’. In: International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ'11), 13-15 April 2011, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R., Khalaf, H. and Alseddiqi, M. (2011) ‘Blended Learning Tools for Teaching and Training in Higher Order of Thinking Skills (HOTS) within Mechanical Engineering Education’. In: COMADEM2011, the 24th International Congress on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics Engineering Management , 30th May -1st June 2011, Stavanger, Norway

2010

Abdulrasool, S. and Mishra, R. (2010) ‘Teachers’ Attitude towards Integration of Computer Assisted Instructions in Teaching and Learning Process in CAD/CAM/CNC ModuleInternational Journal of Learning , 16 (12), pp. 137-147. ISSN 1447-9494

Abdulrasool, S. and Mishra, R. (2010) ‘Learning and Teaching Mechanical Engineering Courses with Blended Learning Environment - Higher Order Application of Bloom’s Taxonomy.’. In: Future Technologies in Computing and Engineering: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2010: CEARC’10. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 84-91. ISBN 9781862180932

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Powles, N. (2010) ‘Prediction Models for Density and Viscosity of Biodiesel and their Effects on Fuel Supply System in CI EnginesRenewable Energy , 35 (12), pp. 2752-2760. ISSN 0960-1481

Alseddiqi, M. and Mishra, R. (2010) ‘A Diagnostic study on the teaching and learning styles in engineering education ’. In: Future Technologies in Computing and Engineering: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2010: CEARC’10. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 105-109. ISBN 9781862180932

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Abdulrasool, S. (2010) ‘Improving Teaching and Learning Effectiveness in Engineering EducationThe International Journal of Learning , 17 (9), pp. 11-26. ISSN 1447-9494

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Abdulrasool, S. (2010) ‘Developing an assessment strategy for school to work transition module: An example from Technical and Vocational Education(TVE) System in Bahrain’. In: International Conference ICL 2010, September 15 -17, 2010, Hasselt, Belgium , pp. 1132-1135

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R. and Khalaf, H. (2010) ‘Teachers’ and Students' Attitudes Towards Traditional and Computer Assisted Blended Teaching and Learning Processes in Mechanical Engineering Subjects Area ’. In: Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology. : IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services (CPS). pp. 1436-1441. ISBN 9780769541082

Malviya, V., Mishra, R. and Palmer, E. (2010) ‘CFD Investigation on 3-Dimensional Interference of a Five-Hole Probe in an Automotive Wheel ArchAdvances in Mechanical Engineering , 2010, pp. 1-19. ISSN 1687-8132

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Pislaru, C. (2010) ‘Design and Development of an On-Line Work-Based Learning (WBL) Module to Enhance the Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) System in Bahrain’. In: Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010: Global Conference on Learning and Technology. Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). p. 1168. ISBN 1-880094-79-7

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R., Khalaf, H. and Al Seddiqi, M. (2010) ‘The Effect of Using Computer Technology Tools to Enhance the Teaching-Learning Process in CAD-CAM-CNC Module in Mechanical Engineering Subject Area’. In: Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010: Global Conference on Learning and Technology. Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). p. 9. ISBN 1-880094-79-7

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R. and Gu, F. (2010) ‘Behavior of a CI Engine Running by Biodiesel under Transient Conditions ’. In: General Emisions . Michigan, USA: SAE International. .

Colley, G., Mishra, R., Rao, V. and Woolhead, R. (2010) ‘Effect of rotor blade position on Vertical Axis Wind Turbine performanceProceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’10) Granada (Spain), 23th to 25th March, 2010 .

Pillutla, G., Mishra, R., Barrans, S. and Barrans, J. (2010) ‘Evaluation of Loss Coefficient For Stand Alone Radiator’. In: International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality (ICREPQ'10), 23rd - 25th March 2010, Granada

Kinnear, D., Mishra, R., Weston, B. and Padgett, C. (2010) ‘A Design Methodology for the Prediction of Squeeze Film Stiffness and Damping Characteristics in Hybrid Journal Bearings under Pulsatile Load Conditions.International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’10) Granada (Spain), 23rd to 25th March, 2010 .

Pislaru, C., Alseddiqi, M. and Mishra, R. (2010) ‘Improving work based learning with E-learning systems’. In: IET West Yorkshire Network Improving Work Based Learning with E-Learning systems, 10th February 2010, University of Huddersfield

2009

Malviya, V., Mishra, R. and Gundala, N. (2009) ‘CFD-Based Modelling of the Variation of Aerodynamic Coefficients with Wind Angle’. In: Proceeding of National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power 17-19 December 2009. Pune, India: College of Engineering Pune. .

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R. and Gu, F. (2009) ‘Performance of Compression Ignition (CI) Engine Running on Biodiesel during Transient Condition’. In: Thirty Sixth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 17- 19 December 2009, Pune, India , pp. 1-10

Malviya, V., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2009) ‘CFD Investigation of a Novel Fuel-Saving Device for Articulated Tractor-Trailer CombinationsEngineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics , 3 (4), pp. 587-607. ISSN 1994-2060

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Predicting specific gravity and viscosity of biodiesel fuels’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 38-44. ISBN 9781862180857

Pillutla, G., Mishra, R., Barrans, S. and Barrans, J. (2009) ‘Experimental and numerical prediction of airflow in a room - literature summary’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 172-177. ISBN 9781862180857

Colley, G., Mishra, R., Rao, H. and Woolhead, R. (2009) ‘Performance evaluation of three cross flow vertical axis wind turbine configurations.’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 130-136. ISBN 9781862180857

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Pislaru, C. (2009) ‘Identification of skills gap between school-based learning and work-based learning in technical and vocational education in Bahrain’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield. pp. 118-123. ISBN 9781862180857

Abdulrasool, S. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Using Computer Technology Tools to Improve the Teaching-Learning Process in Technical and Vocational Education: Mechanical Engineering Subject AreaInternational Journal of Learning , 15 (12), pp. 155-168. ISSN 1447-9494

Colley, G., Mishra, R., Rao, V. and Woolhead, R. (2009) ‘Effect of External Structures on Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Flow FieldProceedings of the National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power, December 17-19,2009,College of Engineering,Pune .

Malviya, V., Gundala, N. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Effect of cross wind on aerodynamic coefficients of ground vehicles.’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2009: CEARC’09. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 19-25. ISBN 9781862180857

Ali, J., Fieldhouse, J., Talbot, C. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘The diffusion of thermal discharge into stagnant water’. In: Sixth international conference on flow dynamics, 4-6 November 2009, Sendai, Japan

Mishra, R., Alseddiqi, M. and Pislaru, C. (2009) ‘An Improved Employability Skills Model and its Compliance Through Vocational Educational System in BahrainThe International Journal of Learning , 16 (9), pp. 699-718. ISSN 1447-9494

Malviya, V., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2009) ‘Enhanced analytical vehicle stability model’. In: Proceedings of the 12th EAEC European Automotive Congress 2009. : EAEC. . ISBN 9788096924387

Abdulrasool, S. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Teacher Attitudes toward and Perceptions of Mechanical Engineering Student Performance on CAD/CAM/CNC’. In: Learning: the sixteenth international conference on Learning, 1-4 July 2009, University of Barcelona, Spain

Mishra, R., Alseddiqi, M. and Pislaru, C. (2009) ‘An improved employability skills model and its compliance through vocational educational system’. In: Learning: the sixteenth international conference on Learning, 1-4 July 2009, University of Barcelona, Spain

Palmer, E., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2009) ‘An optimization study of a multiple-row pin-vented brake disc to promote brake cooling using computational fluid dynamicsProceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part D Journal of Automobile Engineering , 223 (7), pp. 865-875. ISSN 0954-4070

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Transient process modeling for condition monitoring of compression ignition (CI) engine’. In: Proceedings of the 12th EAEC European Automotive Congress 2009. : European Automotive Congress . . ISBN 9788096924387

Mishra, R., Gu, F., Fazenda, B., Stubbs, C. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Measurement and Characterisation of Faults in the Intake System of a Turbocharged Engine Using a Directional Acoustic Probe’. In: Proceedings of COMADEM 2009. : Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM). . ISBN 9788493206468

Gu, F., Naid, A., Hu, N., Shao, Y., Mishra, R., Stubbs, C. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Electrical Motor Current Signal Analysis using Modified Bispectrum for Fault Diagnosis of Reciprocating Compressors’. In: Proceedings of COMADEM 2009. : Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM). . ISBN 9788493206468

Zhang, H., Shi, J., Gu, F., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Model-based Fault Detection for a Turbocharger’. In: Proceedings of COMADEM 2009. : Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM). . ISBN 9788493206468

Guan, L., Gu, F., Shao, Y., Mishra, R. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Empirical Mode Decomposition Based Method for Fault Diagnosis in a Helical Gearbox’. In: Proceedings of COMADEM 2009. : Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM). . ISBN 9788493206468

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Ball, A. (2009) ‘Condition Monitoring of CI engine running on Biodiesel using Transient ProcessKey Engineering Materials , 413-14, pp. 495-503. ISSN 1013-9826

Ali, J., Fieldhouse, J., Talbot, C. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Thermal discharge of warm water into cooler stagnant water’. In: What Where When: Multi-dimensional Advances for Industrial Process Monitoring. Proceedings. Leeds: University of Leeds. pp. 227-238.

Pislaru, C. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Using VLEs to support student centred learning in control engineering education’. In: 5th International Conference on Multimedia and Information Communication Technologies in education - m-ICTE2009 Conference, 22nd-24th April 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

Mishra, R., Barrans, S. and Pislaru, C. (2009) ‘Imparting psychomotor skills to the learners using computer aided instructions in Engineering Education’. In: V International Conference on Multimedia and Information and Communication Technologies in Education, 22-24 April 2009, Lisbon, Portugal , pp. 387-391

Gilkes, O., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J. and Rao, V. (2009) ‘Unsteady Interaction Of Turbocharger Compressor With IC Engine’. In: University of Huddersfield Research Festival, 23rd March - 2nd April 2009, University of Huddersfield

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Gu, F. and Fieldhouse, J. (2009) ‘Investigation Of Transient Characteristics For Performance Improvement And Health Monitoring For a CI Engine Running Biodiesel’. In: University of Huddersfield Research Festival, 23rd March - 2nd April 2009, University of Huddersfield

Wang, J., Xu, Z., Pickering, J. and Mishra, R. (2009) ‘Spatio-Temporal Volume Based Video Event Detection’. In: University of Huddersfield Research Festival, 23rd March - 2nd April 2009, University of Huddersfield

2008

Wang, J., Xu, Z., Pickering, J. and Mishra, R. (2008) ‘An innovative volume based video feature extraction technique’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2008: CEARC’08. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 110-116. ISBN 978-1-86218-067-3

Malviya, V., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2008) ‘Comparative computational analysis of drag-reducing devices for tractor-trailers’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2008: CEARC’08. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-8. ISBN 978-1-86218-067-3

Mishra, R (2008) ‘A model for the prediction of pressure drop in a two dimensional rectangular duct carrying a solid-liquid mixture’. In: Bulk Europe 2008, 16th-17th October 2008, Prague, Czeck Republic

Palmer, E., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2008) ‘A computational fluid dynamic analysis on the effect of front row pin geometry on the aerothermodynamic properties of a pin-vented brake discProceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part D Journal of Automobile Engineering , 222 (7), pp. 1231-1245. ISSN 0954-4070

Gilkes, O., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2008) Simulation of the Transient Performance of a Turbocharged Diesel Engine Featuring a Two Point Air Injection Transient Assist System London, UK: SAE International

Palmer, E., Mishra, R., Bryant, D. and Fieldhouse, J. (2008) ‘Analysis of air flow and heat dissipation from a high performance GT car front brake’. In: SAE International Congress 2008, April 2008, Detroit USA

Gilkes, O., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J. and Rao, H. (2008) ‘Transient response of turbocharged diesel engine for transient operation using air injection assist system’. In: Inaugural Automotive Researchers' Conference, 8-9 January 2008, University of Huddersfield

2007

Gilkes, O., Mishra, R., Rao, H. and Fieldhouse, J. (2007) ‘Transient response of turbocharged diesel engine for transient operation using air injection assist system’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-7.

Malviya, V., Mishra, R., Palmer, E. and Majumdar, B. (2007) ‘Numerical analysis and optimisation of multi-hole pressure probe geometry’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-8.

Odunze, N., Mishra, R. and Reed, J. (2007) ‘The CFD analysis of the effects of the size and location of an Air-Inlet in domestic kitchen extraction’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-7.

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J., Ward, S. and McComish, J. (2007) ‘Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Laboratory Instructions:Learning Outcomes AnalysisInternational Journal of Learning , 14 (8), pp. 197-209. ISSN 1447-9494

Malviya, V., Mishra, R., Palmer, E. and Majumdar, B. (2007) ‘CFD Based Analysis of the Effect of Multi-Hole Pressure Probe Geometry on Flow Field Interference’. In: Fluid mechanics and Fluid Power. : Birla Institute of Technology. pp. 113-122.

Fieldhouse, J. and Mishra, R. (2007) ‘Addressing the issues of increasing cultural diversity within an educational institution’. In: The 2nd University of Huddersfield Teaching & Learning Conference, 14th September 2007, Huddersfield, UK

Chakraborty, A., Mishra, R. and Majumdar, B. (2007) ‘A computational approach to analyze the flow pattern in a Y-Duct due to different manoeuvring conditions’. In: International Aerospace CFD Conference, 18th-19th June, 2007, Paris, France

Mishra, R. and Rasool, S. (2007) ‘A practical approach to increase learning effectiveness in engineering education: SHOCC approach’. In: Learning Conference 2007, 26-29 June 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa

Gilkes, O., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J. and Rao, V. (2007) ‘Effectiveness of active and passive methods of improving transient response in turbocharged engine systems’. In: 11th European Automotive Congress : Automobile for the future, 30 May - 1Sst June 2007, Budapest, Hungary

Fieldhouse, J., Bryant, D., Palmer, E. and Mishra, R. (2007) ‘A study of the thermo-elastic effects of braking on high performance cars’. In: 21st JUMV International Automotive Conference - Science and Motor Vehicles, 23-25th April 2007, Belgrade, Serbia

2006

Palmer, E., Mishra, R. and Fieldhouse, J. (2006) ‘Analysis of air flow and heat dissipation from a high performance passenger car front brake rotor’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-6.

Gilkes, O. and Mishra, R. (2006) ‘Comparison of passive and active methods for improving transient performance of turbocharged engine systems’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-6.

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J. and Ward, S. (2006) ‘Effectiveness of Parallel and Serial Integration of Teaching Resources in Laboratory Teaching in Engineering EducationInternational Journal of Learning , 13 (6), pp. 55-62. ISSN 1447-9494

Abdulrasool, S., Mishra, R., Fieldhouse, J., Ward, S. and McComish, J. (2006) ‘Effect of integration of computer simulations in traditional teaching methodology’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-8.

Abdulrasool, S. and Mishra, R. (2006) ‘Computer Assisted Laboratory Instructions: Learning Outcomes Analysis’. In: Proceedings of IV international conference on multimedia and information and communication technologies in communication. Seville, Spain: m-ICTE. pp. 330-341. ISBN 8469024698

Fieldhouse, J., Palmer, E. and Mishra, R. (2006) ‘Optimisation of pin shape and its configuration for a "PIN" type vented brake disc using CFD’. In: FISITA 2006 World Automotive Congress, , Yokohama, Japan

Fieldhouse, J., Bryant, D., Talbot, C., Crampton, A. and Mishra, R. (2006) ‘The development of a design methodology to reduce the probability of brake judder and drone due to thermo-elastic instabilities of the brake rotor’. In: FISITA World Automotive Congress 2006, , Yokohama, Japan

Gilkes, O. and Mishra, R. (2006) ‘Computer simulation of air injection to the inlet manifold on turbocharged engines’. In: FISITA World Student Congress, 2006, October 2006, Yokohama, Japan

2005

Lucas, G. and Mishra, R. (2005) ‘Measurement of bubble velocity components in a swirling gas–liquid pipe flow using a local four-sensor conductance probeMeasurement Science and Technology , 16 (3), pp. 749-758. ISSN 0957-0233

Lucas, G., Wang, M. and Mishra, R. (2005) ‘Comparison of bubble velocity components in a swirling gas-liquid pipe flow using dual-plane EIT and a novel 4-sensor local probe’. In: 4th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography, 5 - 8 September 2005, Aizu, Japan

2004

Lucas, G., Wang, M., Mishra, R., Dai, Y. and Panatyapolous, N. (2004) ‘Comparison Of gas velocity And volume fraction profiles from a dual-plane ERT system with profiles from a local conductance probe.’. In: 3rd international symposium on process tomography, 9 - 10 September 2004, Poland

Lucas, G., Mishra, R. and Panayotopoulos, N. (2004) ‘Power law approximations to gas volume fraction and velocity profiles in low void fraction vertical gas-liquid flowsFlow Measurement and Instrumentation , 15 (5/6), pp. 271-283. ISSN 0955-5986

2003

Kumar, U., Mishra, R., Singh, S. and Seshadri, V. (2003) ‘Effect of particle gradation on flow characteristics of ash disposal pipelinesPowder Technology , 132 (1), pp. 39-51. ISSN 0032-5910

2002

Mishra, R., Lucas, G. and Kieckhoefer, H. (2002) ‘A model for obtaining the velocity vectors of spherical droplets in multiphase flows from measurements using an orthogonal four-sensor probeMeasurement Science and Technology , 13 (9), pp. 1488-1498. ISSN 0957-0233

Mishra, R., Singh, S. and Seshadri, V. (2002) ‘Velocity distribution in horizontal pipes conveying non-uniform particlesInternational Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research , 29 (6), pp. 760-778. ISSN 1064-2277

2001

Mishra, R., Fabien, C., Singh, S. and Seshadri, V. (2001) ‘Holdup in multisized particulate solid-liquid flow through horizontal pipeIndian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences , 8, pp. 84-89. ISSN 0971-4588

1998

Mishra, R., Singh, S. and Seshadri, V. (1998) ‘Study of wear characteristics and solid distribution in constant area and erosion-resistant long-radius pipe bends for the flow of multisized particulate slurriesWear , 217 (2), pp. 297-306. ISSN 0043-1648

Mishra, R., Singh, S. and Seshadri, V. (1998) ‘Velocity measurement in solid–liquid flows using an impact probe Flow Measurement and Instrumentation , 8 (3-4), pp. 157-165. ISSN 0955-5986

Agarwal, V. and Mishra, R. (1998) ‘Optimal design of a multi-stage capsule handling multi-phase pipelineInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping , 75 (1), pp. 27-35. ISSN 0308-0161

Research Degree Supervision

Name

Degree

Year of Completion

Title of Thesis

Capacity

Funding

Ghada Aboufares

M.Res.

Expected 2015

Optimal Design of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Operating under Dusty Weather Conditions

Director of Studies

Libyan Government

Kyooseon Park

Ph.D.

Awarded 2013

Optimal Design of a Micro Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for Sustainable Urban Environment

Co-Supervisor

Self-Funded

Salah Al Hamad

Ph.D.

Awarded 2013

Blended Learning System for Further and Higher Education Mechanical Engineering Courses in Bahrain

Co-Supervisor

Bahraini Government

Basim Freegah

Ph.D.

Expected 2015

Optimisation of a Closed Thermo-Syphon Solar Hot Water System

Co-Supervisor

Iraqi Government

Sufyan Abushaala

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Design and development of a Novel Energy Capture Device for Domestic Applications

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Karina Zala

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

An integrated and sustainable approach to engine performance and aerodynamics to reduce fuel consumption and emissions in automotive vehicles

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Ahmed Al-Obaidi

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Experimental and theoretical study of the cavitation phenomenon in the impeller of a centrifugal turbomachine

Co-Supervisor

Iraqi Government

Noukhez Ahmed

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Transient Performance of an IC Engine Running on Natural Gas

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Fajer Mohamed

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

The Design of an Integrated Natural Energy Collection System for Large Buildings

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Adil Rafique

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Inverse Design of Complex Valve Shapes

Co-Supervisor

KTP Associate

Ngqabutho Sibanda

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Effect of geometric imperfection on control valve performance

Co-Supervisor

KTP Associate

Abdualmagid Algadi

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Compressed Natural Gas as an Alternative Fuel for Internal Combustion Engines

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Abubaker Abdulwahab

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Feedback Linearizing Control of Backward Driven Front-steering Vehicle

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Nirjhor Kaysthagir

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Biodiesel Characterisation and CI Engine Performance and Emission Fuelled by Biodiesel Blends under Steady and Transient Condition

Co-Supervisor

Part Funded

Anwer Enbaya

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling in the process of forensic fire investigation

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Hawre Hussein

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Optimal design of a multi-phase pipelines transporting oil, gases and solid particles

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Achilleos Paris

M.Res.

Expected 2014

Inverse design of a diffuser for a desired Compressor Map

Co-Supervisor

Self-Funded

Teaching and Professional Activities

Research supervision:

Name Year of Completion of PhD/M.Phil. Thesis Title of Thesis Capacity Funding arrangement
Mr. M. Crabtree 2009 MSc (Res) Awarded Industrial flow measurement Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. N. Panatyapolous 2009 (PhD) Awarded Design and development of local probe for multiphase flow Co- supervisor with Prof. G. Lucas EPSRC grant
Mr. S. A. Rasool 2009 (M.Phil) Awarded Integration of computer assisted instructions with traditional classroom teaching in the subject area of mechanical engineering education Director of studies Funding from Bahrain Govt.
Mr. S. Pradhan 2010 (PhD) Awarded Internal structure of bubbles in multiphase flows Co-supervisor with Prof. G. Lucas University research funding
Mr. A. Hasan 2010 (PhD) Awarded Multiphase flow rate measurement using a novel conductance venture-meter: Experimental and theoretical study in different flow regimes Co-supervisor with Prof. G. Lucas University research funding
Mr. V. Malviya 2011 (PhD) Awarded Experimental and numerical modeling of transient vehicular motion response Director of studies University research funding
Mr. B. Tesfa 2011 (PhD) Awarded Performance characteristics and condition monitoring of CI engines running on bio-diesel. Director of studies Self-funded / fee waiver
Mr. E. Palmer 2012 (PhD) Awarded The optimization of aerodynamic characteristics of ventilated brake discs Director of studies EPSRC case award
Mr. M. Al-Seddiqi 2012 (PhD) Awarded Performance Improvement of technical and Vocational Education in the Kingdom of Bahrain Director of studies Funding from Bahrain Govt.
Mr. A. Jafer 2012 (PhD) Awarded Modelling of thermal plume discharge into shallow and still water Co-supervisor with Prof. J. Fieldhouse Self-funded / fee waiver
Mr. A. Abuhabaya 2012 (PhD) Awarded Investigation of engine performance and exhaust gas emissions by using bio-diesel in compression ignition engine and optimisation of bio-diesel production from feedstock by using response surface methodology Co-supervisor with Prof. J. Fieldhouse Self-funded / fee waiver
Mr. G. Colley 2013 (PhD) Awarded Optimal design of a micro-wind turbine system Director of studies Funding from Vawtex limited
Mr. Taimoor Asim 2013 (PhD) Awarded Computational fluid dynamics based diagnostics and optimal design of hydraulic capsule pipelines Director of studies Part industry sponsored
Mr. S. Rasool 2013 (PhD) Awarded Design and Development of an E-learning system for TVE Bahrain Director of studies Sponsored by Ministry of Technical Education, Bahrain
Mr. K. S. Park 2013 (PhD) Awarded Design and development of a novel tool for condition monitoring of wind turbines Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. P.Achhilios Expected 2014 MSc (Res) Inverse design of diffusers for turbochargers Director of studies Part industry funded
Ms. V. Kramer Expected 2014 MSc (Res) Design and development of an innovative controller for wind turbines Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. H. Retzer Expected 2014 (PhD) Human perceptions of fall back levels in conventional and by wire braking systems Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. Atif Ahmed Expected 2015 (PhD) CFD based diagnostics of Hybrid wind turbines Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. G. Pillutla To be submitted in 2016 (PhD) Computational fluid dynamics based optimal design of stand-alone radiators Director of studies KTP
Mr. Gilbert Marangwanda Expected 2015 (PhD) Inverse design of complex valves Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. B. Freegah Expected 2015 (PhD) CFD based optimal design of thermo-syphon system Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. I. Sendanayake Expected 2016 (PhD) CFD based design of aerodynamic interventions for transport trucks Director of studies Self-funded
Mr. M.Mavromihales Expected 2016 (PhD) Teaching and learning effectiveness in technology subjects Director of studies Staff Candidate
Mr. K.S. Ubbi Expected 2016 (PhD) CFD based Inverse design of vehicle shapes Director of studies Staff Candidate
Mr. A. Sufian Expected 2016 (PhD) Thermal effects in hydraulic capsule pipelines Director of studies Sponsored
Mr. A. Johnson Expected 2016 (PhD) An investigation into sustainable design practices. Director of studies Staff Candidate
Mr Dlir Albarzenji Expected 2016 (PhD) Multiphase flow measurement Director of studies Sponsored
Mr. A. Miftah Expected 2016 (PhD) CFD based optimization solar air-conditioning systems Director of studies Sponsored
Ms K. Zala Expected 2016 (PhD) CFD based optimization of Turbocharged systems Director of studies Part Sponsored
Mr N. Ahmed Expected 2016 CFD based optimisation of Diffusers Director of studies Part Sponsored
Ms F Mohamed Expected 2016 CFD based optimisation a wind turbine systemers Director of studies Part Sponsored
Mr. Adil Rafiq Expected 2016 Inverse design of valve systems Director of studies Sponsored
Mr. N. Sibanda Expected 2016 Investigations on effect of manufacturing tolerances on performance of valves Director of studies Sponsored
Mr. Ahmed Al Obaidi Expected 2016 CFD based investigations on cavitation in pumps Director of studies Sponsored
Mr. H.G.Hussein Expected 2017 Optimisation of solid-liquid-gas pipelines. Director of studies Self-funded
Mr Abubaker Abdulwahab Expected 2017 Stability Analysis and Control of Road Vehicle Director of Research Self-funded
Mr Abdualmagid Algadi Expected 2017 Performance Assessment of Technical and Vocational Education for Manufacturing Industry Requirement in Libya Director of Research Self-funded

Prof. Mishra is also looking to recruit students for the following research projects.

General project areas

  • Toxicity evaluation of fuels
  • Fuel design for green transport
  • Fuel saving aerodynamic interventions for tractor-trailers.
  • Design and development of micro-hydro turbine systems for electricity generation
  • Design and development of integrated systems for harnessing energy
  • Flow diagnostics for complex flow fields
  • Inverse design of complex valve shapes
  • Design and development of an emission management system for automotive vehicles.
  • Investigations on the effect of driving behavior on fuel consumption for articulated trucks.
  • Design and development of an accurate flow metering device for automotive applications.

Specific projects

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