Rajana Suresh  Kumar

Department Mechanical Engineering
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification Ph.D. (IIT Kgp), M. Tech (IIT Kgp)
E-Mail rskumar.me@nitrr.ac.in
Contact Number 9111244643
Areas of Interest
  1. Solid Mechanics,
  2. Active Vibration control,
  3. Micromechanical Modelling and
  4. Finite Element Analysis of structures.
Publications

Journal Publications:

  1. Active constrained layer damping of smart laminated composite sandwich plates using 1-3 piezoelectric composites by R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, Vol. 8, pp. 197-218 (2012). Impact Factor: 1.926.
  2. Active constrained layer damping of geometrically nonlinear vibrations of smart laminated composite plates using 1-3 piezoelectric composites by R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 359-380 (2012). Impact Factor: 1.926.
  3. Active control of geometrically nonlinear vibrations of doubly curved smart sandwich shells using 1-3 piezoelectric composites by R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., Composite structures, Vol. 105, pp.173-187 (2013). Impact Factor: 3.853.
  4. Smart damping of laminated fuzzy fiber reinforced composite shells using 1-3 piezoelectric composites by S. I. Kundalwal, R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, Artno. 105001 (2013). Impact Factor: 2.769.
  5. Effective thermal conductivities of a novel fuzzy carbon fiber heat exchanger containing wavy carbon nanotubes by S. I. Kundalwal, R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 72, pp. 440-451 (2014). Impact Factor: 2.857.
  6. Effective thermal conductivities of a novel fuzzy carbon fiber reinforced composite containing wavy carbon nanotubes by S. I. Kundalwal, R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, DOI 10.1115/1.4028762 (2014). Impact Factor: 1.788.
  7. Active control of geometrically nonlinear vibrations of smart functionally graded sandwich plates using 1-3 piezoelectric composites by R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 23 No. 6, pp. 652-669 (2015). Impact Factor: 0.71.
  8. Active damping of geometrically nonlinear vibrations of sandwich plates with fuzzy fiber reinforced composite facings by R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., International Journal of Dynamics and Control, DOI 10.1007/s40435-015-0180-3
  9. Control of large amplitude vibrations of doubly curved sandwich shells composed of fuzzy fiber reinforced composite facings by R. Suresh Kumar, S. I. Kundalwal and M. C. Ray., Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 70, pp. 10-28 (2017). Impact Factor: 2.228

Conference Publications:

  1. Active damping of smart functionally graded sandwich plates under thermal environment using 1-3 piezoelectric composite by R. Suresh Kumar, S. I. Kundalwal and M. C. Ray., 11th ISHMT- ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Dec 28-31, 2013. Paper No. HMTC1300415.
  2. Enhanced performance of novel fuzzy fiber heat exchanger with carbon nanotubes by S. I. Kundalwal, R. Suresh Kumar and M. C. Ray., 11th ISHMT- ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Dec 28-31, 2013. Paper No. HMTC1300415
Other Info.
Teaching Experience
  1. Assistant Professor (AGP-6000) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Raipur from 28th May 2015 to till date.
  2. Teaching Assistant for the Undergraduate courses at I.I.T. Kharagpur since July 2008 - Jan 2014.
  1. Engineering Mechanics
  2. Engineering Drawing
  3. Solid Works Lab
  4. Dynamics
  5. Mechanisms Sessionals
  6. Mechanical Engineering workshop
Programming Abilities

C, Matlab, Auto CAD, Pro-E, ANSYS- Structural, Solid works.

Achievements

  1. Ranked in the top 0.5 percentile in engineering entrance exam of Andhra Pradesh, EAMCET 2001.
  2. All India rank 69 in GATE (Graduation Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2007 with a percentile of 99.69 organized by    IIT Kanpur.

Extra/Co-curricular activities

  1. Member of the Gold winning cricket team in the Inter-hall competitions during 2007-2008.
  2. Selected in the list of probables for Inter –IIT cricket team.
  3. Captain of silver winning Mechanical Dept. team in the RSPL-2012-13 (Research scholar’s premier league).
  4. Organizer for MESCON 2003, Andhra University’s National Conference for Mechanical Engineering Students