Prashant Singh

Prashant Singh

Assistant Professor

Office: 217 Carpenter
singh@me.msstate.edu
P 662.325.7308

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA USA 2017.
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ USA 2014.
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India 2012.

Experience Record

  • Aug. 2019 - Present, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS.
  • Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2019, Research Scholar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC.
  • Jul. 2017 - Dec. 2017, Postdoctoral Associate, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA.
  • Jun. 2015 – Jul. 2017, Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA.
  • Aug. 2014 - May 2015, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA.
  • Aug. 2012 - July 2014, Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ.

Specialty Areas

  • Heat Transfer Enhancement.
  • Porous Media Heat and Fluid Flow.
  • Advanced Electronics Cooling.
  • Thermal Interface Materials.
  • Thermal Energy Conversion and Storage.
  • Advanced Thermal Diagnostics.

Honors and Awards

  • “Warren M. Rohsenow Award 2017” for best paper presentation at ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) held at Tampa, Florida. Awarded by ASME K-14 Gas Turbine Heat Transfer Division.
  • “Young Engineer Turbo Expo Travel” (YETEP) – 2018 award from International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI), ASME.
  • “Young Engineer Turbo Expo Travel” (YETEP) – 2017 award from International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI), ASME.
  • “IGTI Travel Award – Student Advisory Committee”, from ASME for presented technical papers in ASME IGTI Turbo Expo in Seoul (South Korea) in June, 2016
  • “New Horizon Fellowship” (Office of Dean of Engineering) for the academic year 2015-16 at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA.
  • "Darryl E. Metzger Memorial Fellowship" for academic year 2013-14 in recognition of Master’s thesis research in the area turbomachinery.
  • Outstanding Reviewer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (Elsevier).

Publications

Journals

  • Sahu, M., Singh, P., Mahapatra, S.S. and Khatua, K.K., 2012. Prediction of entrance length for low Reynolds number flow in pipe using neuro-fuzzy inference system. Expert Systems with Applications, 39(4), pp.4545-4557.
  • Balasubramanian J., Pathak P.S., Thiagarajan J.K., Singh P., Roy R.P., Mirzamoghadam A.V., 2015, “Experimental Study of Ingestion in the Rotor–Stator Disk Cavity of a Subscale Axial Turbine Stage”, ASME. J. Turbomach.; 137(9):091010-091010-10. doi:10.1115/1.4030099.
  • Singh, P., Ravi, B.V. and Ekkad, S.V., 2016. Experimental and numerical study of heat transfer due to developing flow in a two-pass rib roughened square duct. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 102, pp.1245-1256.
  • Singh, P, Ekkad, S.V., 2016, “Experimental Study of Heat Transfer Augmentation in a Two-pass Channel Featuring V-shaped Ribs and Cylindrical Dimples", Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 116, pp. 205-216.
  • Singh, P., Pandit, J. and Ekkad, S.V., 2016. Characterization of heat transfer enhancement and frictional losses in a two-pass square duct featuring unique combinations of rib turbulators and cylindrical dimples. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 106, pp. 629-647.
  • Singh, P., Li, W., Ekkad, S.V., Ren, J., 2016, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Rotation Effects on Heat Transfer in a Two Pass Rib Roughened Duct (AR 1:2), Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 113, pp. 384-398.
  • Singh, P., and Ekkad, S.V., 2017. Effects of spent air removal scheme on internal-side heat transfer in an impingement-effusion system at low jet-to-target plate spacing. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 108, pp.998-1010.
  • Singh, P., Li, W., Ekkad, S.V. and Ren, J., 2017. A new cooling design for rib roughened two-pass channel having positive effects of rotation on heat transfer enhancement on both pressure and suction side internal walls of a gas turbine blade. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 115, pp.6-20.
  • Ravi, B.V., Singh, P.and Ekkad, S.V., 2017. Numerical investigation of turbulent flow and heat transfer in two-pass ribbed channels. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 112, pp.31-43.
  • Ji, Y., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., 2017, “Effect of crossflow regulation by varying jet diameters in streamwise direction on jet impingement heat transfer”, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, Vol. 72(8), pp. 1-21.
  • Singh, P., Ji, Y. and Ekkad, S.V., 2018. Experimental and numerical investigation of heat and fluid flow in a square duct featuring criss-cross rib patterns. Applied Thermal Engineering, 128, pp.415-425.
  • Singh, P., Ekkad SV., "Detailed Heat Transfer Measurements of Jet Impingement on Dimpled Target Surface Under Rotation. ASME. J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. 2018;10(3):031006-031006-14. doi:10.1115/1.4039054.
  • Yang, L., Singh, P., Tyagi, K., Pandit, J., Ekkad, S.V. and Ren, J., 2018. Experimental Investigation of Rotational Effects on Heat Transfer Enhancement Due to Crossflow-Induced Swirl Using Transient Liquid Crystal Thermography. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 10(3), p.031001.
  • Singh, P., Zhang, M., Ahmed, S., Ramakrishnan, K.R. and Ekkad, S., 2019. Effect of micro-roughness shapes on jet impingement heat transfer and fin-effectiveness. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 132, pp.80-95.
  • Singh P, Ji Y, Ekkad SV. Multi-Pass Serpentine Cooling Designs for Negating Coriolis Force Effect on Heat Transfer: Smooth Channels. ASME. J. Turbomach. 2019;141(7):071001-071001-14. doi:10.1115/1.4042565.
  • Singh P, Ji Y, Ekkad SV. Multipass Serpentine Cooling Designs for Negating Coriolis Force Effect on Heat Transfer: 45-deg Angled Rib Turbulated Channels. ASME. J. Turbomach. 2019;141(7):071003-071003-10. doi:10.1115/1.4042648.
  • Lee, S.Y., Singh, P.and Mahajan, R.L., 2019. Role of oxygen functional groups for improved performance of graphene-silicone composites as a thermal interface material. Carbon, 145, pp.131-139.
  • Zhang, M., Singh, P.and Ekkad, S.V., 2019. Rib Turbulator Heat Transfer Enhancements at Very High Reynolds Numbers. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 11(6), p.061014.
  • Madhavan, S., Singh, P.and Ekkad, S., 2019. Jet Impingement Heat Transfer Enhancement by Packing High-Porosity Thin Metal Foams between Jet Exit Plane and Target Surface. Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 11(6), p.061016.
  • Kaur, I., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., "Thermal-hydraulic performance enhancement by combination of rectangular winglet pair and V-shaped dimples", to appear in ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications.

Conference Papers

  • Balasubramanian, J., Pathak, P.S., Thiagarajan, J., Singh, P., Roy, R.P., Mirzamoghaddam, A.V., “Experimental study of ingestion in the rotor-stator disk cavity of a subscale axial turbine stage”, ASME TurboExpo 2014.
  • Tyagi, K., Singh, P., Pandit, J., Ramesh, S., Ekkad, S.V. and Tolpadi, A., 2015, June. Experimental Study of Heat Transfer Augmentation in High Aspect-Ratio Channels Featuring Different Dimple Configurations. In ASME Turbo Expo 2015: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition (pp. V05AT11A033-V05AT11A033). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., “Experimental study of heat transfer augmentation in a two-pass channel featuring V-shaped ribs and cylindrical dimples”, IHTS and HPC conference, Nottingham, UK.
  • Singh, P.and Ekkad, S., 2016, June. Effects of Rotation on Heat Transfer due to Jet Impingement on Cylindrical Dimpled Target Surface. In ASME Turbo Expo 2016: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (pp. V05BT16A010-V05BT16A010). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., Ravi, B.V. and Ekkad, S., 2016, June. Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer Augmentation by Different Jet Impingement Hole Shapes Under Maximum Crossflow. In ASME Turbo Expo 2016: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (pp. V05BT16A018-V05BT16A018). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., “Detailed heat transfer measurements inside two-pass rib roughened duct (AR=1:2) under rotating and stationary conditions”, ACGT2016-147, held at IIT Bombay.
  • Singh, P.and Ekkad, S.V., 2017, June. Experimental Investigation of Rotating Rib Roughened Two-Pass Square Duct With Two Different Channel Orientations. In ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (pp. V05AT16A012-V05AT16A012). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., Ji, Y., Zhang, M. and Ekkad, S.V., 2017, July. Heat Transfer Enhancement by Criss-Cross Pattern Formed by 45° Angled Rib Turbulators in a Straight Square Duct. In ASME 2017 Heat Transfer Summer Conference (pp. V001T06A003-V001T06A003). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., 2017. Development of Advanced Internal Cooling Technologies for Gas Turbine Airfoils under Stationary and Rotating Conditions (Doctoral dissertation, Virginia Tech).
  • Ji, Y., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V. and Zhang, S., 2017, November. Numerical Investigation of Scoop Effect on Film Cooling for Cylindrical Inclined Hole. In ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V008T10A035-V008T10A035). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh P, Ji Y, Ekkad SV. Multi-Pass Serpentine Cooling Designs for Negating Coriolis Force Effect on Heat Transfer: 45-Degree Angled Rib Turbulated Channels. ASME. Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Volume 5A: Heat Transfer ():V05AT16A012. doi:10.1115/GT2018-76689.
  • Singh, P., Ji Y, Ekkad SV. Multi-Pass Serpentine Cooling Designs for Negating Coriolis Force Effect on Heat Transfer: Smooth Channels. ASME. Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Volume 5A: Heat Transfer ():V05AT16A011. doi:10.1115/GT2018-76684.
  • Gadiraju S, Park S, Singh P, et al. Fuel Interchangeability Effects on the Lean Blowout for a Lean Premixed Swirl Stabilized Fuel Nozzle. ASME. Turbo Expo: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, Volume 4B: Combustion, Fuels, and Emissions ():V04BT04A012. doi:10.1115/GT2018-76249.
  • Ramakrishnan, K.R., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., “Effect of uniform and stepped pin-fin profiles on heat transfer and frictional losses in a narrow channel with AR 4:1”, GPPS-2018-0159, GPPS conference, Montreal 2018.
  • Singh, P., Zhang, M., Pandit, J. and Mahajan, R.L., 2018, November. Array Jet Impingement Onto High Porosity Thin Metal Foams at Zero Jet-to-Foam Spacing. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08BT10A020-V08BT10A020). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., and Ekkad, S., 2018, November. An Eight-Passage Serpentine Design for Negating Coriolis Force Effect on Heat Transfer. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08BT10A028-V08BT10A028). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Singh, P., Zhang, M., Ahmed, S. and Ekkad, S.V., 2018, November. Effect of Nozzle-to-Target Spacing on Fin Effectiveness and Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient for Array Jet Impingement Onto Novel Micro-Roughness Structures. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08AT10A038-V08AT10A038). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Madhavan, S., Singh, P., and Ekkad, S.V., 2018, November. Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer Enhancement Through Array Jet Impingement on Various Configurations of High Porosity Thin Metal Foams. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08BT10A031-V08BT10A031). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Panse, S.S., Singh, P., and Ekkad, S.V., 2018, November. High Porosity and High Pore Density Thin Copper Foams for Compact Electronics Cooling. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08BT10A029-V08BT10A029). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Ramakrishnan, K.R., Singh, P.,and Ekkad, S.V., 2018, November. Three-Tier Impingement Cooling Design for Gas Turbine Blade Trailing Edge. In ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V08BT10A030-V08BT10A030). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Mahajan, R.L., Singh, P."Forced Convection in High Porosity Metal Foams in Presence of Array of Impinging Jets, IMECE2018-88939.
  • Ahmed, S., Singh, P., and Ekkad, S., 2019. Numerical Investigations For Different Combustion Liner Cooling Techniques Under Non-Reacting Conditions Through A Lean Pre-Mixed Fuel Nozzle. In AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum (p. 0532).
  • Panse, S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V. "Air-based Cooling in High Porosity, Aluminum Foams for Compact Electronics Cooling, iTherm 2019.
  • Sarja, A., Madhavan, S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V. "Effect of Blade Profile on Four-Passage Serpentine Configuration Designed to Negate Coriolis Effect on Heat and Fluid Flow, accepted for publication in proceedings of ASME-IGTI TurboExpo 2019.
  • Ramakrishnan, K.R., Madhavan, S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V., "Effect of twist ratio on heat transfer enhancement by swirl impingement", HT2019-3530, accepted.
  • Madhavan, S., Ramakrishnan, K.R., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V."Experimental Investigation of Crossflow Diverters in Jet Impingement Cooling, HT2019-3538.
  • Ramakrishnan, K.R., Ahmed, S., Wahls, B., Singh, P., Aleman, M.A., Granlund, K., Ekkad, S.V., Liberatore, F., Ho, Y.-H., "Gas Turbine Combustor Liner Wall Heat Load Characterization for Different Gaseous Fuels, IMECE2019-11238.
  • Panse, S.S., Madhavan, S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V."Impingement Heat Transfer of Various Lobe-Shaped Nozzles, IMECE2019-10660.
  • Madhavan, S., Sambamurthy, V.S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V."Effect of Pore Density on Jet Impingement onto Thin Metal Foams under Intermediate Crossflow Scheme, IMECE2019-10748.
  • Ahmed, S., Singh, P., Ekkad, S.V. "Three-Dimensional Transient Heat Conduction Equation Solution for Accurate Quantification of Heat Transfer Coefficient in Transient Liquid Crystal Experiments, IMECE2019-10760.
  • Singh, P., Lee, S.-Y., Mahajan, R.L., "An Experimental Investigation of the Contribution of Different Carbonaceous Nanomaterials to Thermal Conductance of Thermal Interface Materials, IMECE2019-11553.
  • Singh, P., Zhang, M., Mahajan, R.L., "Effect of Metal Foam Thickness and Pore Density on Array Jet Impingement Heat Transfer, IMECE2019-11591.