Singh, Krishna M. - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Singh, Krishna M.
K.M. Singh Professor krishna.singh@me.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Computational Mechanics, Development of novel parallel algorithms, meshfree methods, shape and topology optimization, Fluid Dynamics, DNS/LES of turbulent flows, CAE, Computer-Aided Analysis and Design of Thermo-fluid and multi-physics systems, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Modeling and simulation of flow and heat transfer in turbomachines, transport and energy systems
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2019-01-01OngoingProfessorIIT Roorkee
2012-01-017 years Associate ProfessorIIT-Roorkee
2014-01-011 year Visiting Senior ResearcherHitachi Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Ibaraki, Japan
2003-01-019 years Assistant ProfessorIIT-Roorkee
2000-01-013 years Research AssistantQueen Mary, Univ. of London
1999-01-011 year Research Assistant ProfessorShinshu University, Nagano, Japan
1997-01-012 years JSPS FellowShinshu University, Nagano, Japan
1995-01-012 years Scientist `C'Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, India
1994-01-011 year Research EngineerTransoft International Pvt Ltd., Bangalore, India
1993-01-011 year Senior Project Associate/EngineerIIT-Kanpur, India
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
HIVIPS (Hitachi Research Visit Programs) FellowshipHitachi Research Group, Hitachi Ltd., Japan 2015
Research Exchanges with China and India AwardRoyal Academy of Engineering, UK 2013
Honorary Visiting LecturerQueen Mary, University of London, UK 2007
JSPS Post Doctoral Fellowship JSPS, Japan1999
Institute FellowshipIIT, Kanpur1993
National Merit Scholarship Govt. of India1986
State Merit Scholarship Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India1980
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B. Tech.Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India1986
M. Tech.Mechanical Engineering.Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.1988
Ph. D.Mechanical Engineering.Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.1993
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Development of an Algorithm for Automatic Generation of Busbar Shape and Layout DesignHitachi India Pvt Ltd.2019-01Ongoing
CFD for Moving Boundary ProblemsHitachi Ltd., Japan 2014-016 years 6 months
Investigation on Flow Instabilities in Draft Tube at Off-Design Operation of Hydraulic TurbinesCentral Power Research Institute, New Delhi2017-01Ongoing
Computational Flow Study of a Conceptual Large Scale Tidal TurbineRoyal Academy of Engineering, UK 2012-018 years 6 months
CFD Analysis of CW System of MEJA Thermal Power Project (2x660 MW)Flowmore Ltd./ NTPC2015-015 years 6 months
Study and Design of Ventilation System of Traffic Tunnel of Larji HEPHP State Electricity Board2010-0110 years 6 months
Study of Aerodynamic Behavior of Passenger Trains and Development of Aerodynamic Profiles of CoachesRDSO, Lucknow2008-0112 years 6 months
CFD Analysis of Sump Model for Re-circulating Cooling Water System for MA-DMF Plant of M/s ChemanolSimon India Ltd., New Delhi2007-0113 years 6 months
Investigation on Flow Induced Stresses in the Centrifugal Fans Used for Transformer Oil CoolingNorthern Railways, Ghaziabad2005-0115 years 6 months
Automatic Quadrilateral Grid Generation in 2-DUniversity of Ulsan, Korea2004-0116 years 6 months
Memberships
  • Institutions of Engineers (India), Fellow
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Senior Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Fluid MechanicsMI-204B.TechSpring
Fluid Mechanics MI-204B.TechAutumn
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery MI-203B.TechAutumn
Thermodynamics MI-106B.TechSpring
Thermodynamics MI-106B.TechAutumn
Manufacturing Techniques MI-102B.TechAutumn
Computer Graphics C-201B.TechAutumn
Computer Systems and ProgrammingEC-101AB.TechSpring
Programming and Data Structure MIN-103B.TechAutumn
Advanced Fluid MechanicsMIN-521M.TechAutumn
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer MIN-527M.Tech Spring
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer MIN-527M.Tech Autumn
Modeling and Simulation MIN-511AM.Tech Spring
Modeling and Simulation MIN-511AM.Tech Autumn
Advanced Heat Transfer MIN-522M.Tech Autumn
Advanced Thermodynamics MIN-520M.Tech Autumn
Solar Energy MIN-525M.Tech Autumn
Convective Heat Transfer MIN-536M.Tech Spring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Heat and Fluid Flow in Low Porosity Wire Mesh Packed Bed Solar Air Heater with Cross FlowShashi Bhushan PrasadA2004-01
Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method for Phase Change ProblemsHarishchandra ThakurA2004-01
Study on Turbulent Flows in Open ChannelsKesheo PrasadA2007-01
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Thermal Contact ConductanceMohammad AsifA2009-01
Investigation of Swirl in Pump Sump Intakes and its ControlBhupesh JainO2010-01
Improved MLPG Method for Large Scale Heat Transfer ProblemRituraj SinghA2013-01
Development of Parallel Navier-Stokes Solver for LES of flow over Marine TurbineAnkita MaityA2013-01
Large Eddy Simulation of High Speed Compressible FlowUttam Singh RajputO2015-01
Numerical Study of Formation and Mitigation of Vortex Rope in Elbow Draft TubeSubodh Khullar O2016-01
Parallel MLPG Method (tentative)Abhishek Kumar SinghO2018-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Computational Fluid Dynamics (QIP Short Term Course)IIT-Roorkee2020-07
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India2008-01
Basics and Applications of CFD Thapar University, Patiala2020-07
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India2009-01
Tools and techniques of CFDAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India2010-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsInstitution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Chapter2010-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India2016-01
Computational Fluid DynamicsAICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India2018-01
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Ankita Maity and K. M. Singh. Scheduled relaxation Jacobi method as preconditioner of Krylov subspace techniques for large scale Poisson problems. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2019.1690875
  2. Jianming Zhang, Baotao Chi, K. M. Singh, YuDong Zhong, Chuanming Ju. A binary-tree element subdivision method for evaluation of nearly singular domain integrals with continuous or discontinuous kernel, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 362, 2019, 22-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cam.2019.04.027.
  3. Rituraj Singh and Krishna Mohan Singh. Stabilised MLS in MLPG method for heat conduction problem. Engineering Computations, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-11-2018-0541 
  4. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. Interpolating meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for steady state heat conduction problem. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 101, 56-66, 2019.
  5. ​M. Asif, A. Tariq and K. M. Singh. Estimation of thermal contact conductance using transient approach with inverse heat conduction problem. Heat and Mass Transfer (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00231-019-02617-x
  6. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in 3D complex geometry. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 93, 83-93, 2018.
  7. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in complex geometry. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 72(5), 377-391, 2017.
  8. K. M. Singh, E. J. Avital, J. J. R. Williams, C. Ji, X. Bai and A. Munjiza. On parallel pre-conditioners for pressure Poisson equation in LES of complex geometry flows. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids83(5), 446–464, 2017.
  9. K. M. Singh, B. K. Gandhi and V. K. Goel. Aerodynamic design of high speed diesel trains for Indian Railways. Indian Railway Technical BulletinLXXII(351), 9-18, 2014.
  10. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Phase change problems using MLPG method. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Application, 59 (6), 438 – 458, 2011.
  11. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. MLPG analysis of nonlinear heat conduction in irregular domains. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 68(2), 117-150, 2010.
  12. B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Experimental and numerical investigations on flow through wedge shape rib roughened duct”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Division, Vol. 90, 2010, pp 13-18.
  13. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for nonlinear heat conduction problems. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals56, 393 – 410, 2009.
  14. A. Mittal, B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Improvement in design of centrifugal impeller used for oil cooling blower system using CFD - A case study. Proc. IMechE, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy223, 981-989, 2009.
  15. S.B. Prasad, J.S. Saini and K. M. Singh. Investigation of heat transfer and friction characteristics of packed bed solar air heater using wire mesh as packing material. Solar Energy83 (5), 773-783, 2009. 
  16. K. M. Singh, N. D. Sandham and J. J. R. Williams. Numerical simulation of flow over a rough bed. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering133 (4), 386-398, 2007.
  17. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Elementary analytical integrals required in subtraction of singularity method for evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Element, 31, 241-247, 2007.  
  18. K. M. Singh, M. Tanaka, Y. Arai and T. Matsumoto. Flexible GMRES solver for boundary element analysis of acoustic fields. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 79-842006.
  19. M. Tanaka, T. Matsumoto, K. M. Singh and K. Kurokawa. A DRBEM for the solution of nonlinear steady-state heat conduction problems in anisotropic solids (study on 2-D cases). Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 115-1202006.
  20. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. A parallel fictitious domain multigrid preconditioner for the solution of Poisson equation in complex geometry. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering194 (45-47), 4845-4860, 2005.
  21. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. Application of the additive Schwarz method to large scale Poisson problems. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 20, 193-205, 2004.
  22. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient advection-diffusion. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, 13(5), 633-646, 2003.
  23. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of inverse heat conduction problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190, 5283-5295, 2001.
  24. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On nonlinear transformations for accurate numerical evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering50 (8), 2007-2030, 2001.
  25. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical integration of weakly singular integrals in boundary element analysis of Helmholtz and advection-diffusion equations. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering189(2), 625-640, 2000.
  26. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element schemes in the time domain. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190(1-2), 111-131, 2000.
  27. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On exponential variable transformation based boundary element formulation for advection-diffusion problems. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements24(3),225-235, 2000.
  28. M. Tanaka and K. M. Singh. Application of DRBEM and iterative regularization to inverse heat conduction problems. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science, 22000.
  29. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of nonlinear diffusion: Temporal discretization. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements23, pp. 419-433, 1999.
  30. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical evaluation of weakly singular integrals for Helmholtz equation. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science1, pp. 161-166, 1999.
  31. N. Ramakrishnan, K.M. Singh, R.K.V. Suresh, and N. Srinivasan. An algorithm based on total-elastic-incremental-plastic strain for large deformation plasticity. Journal of Materials Processing Technology86, pp. 190-199, 1999. 
  32. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Three and four step least squares finite element schemes in time domain. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering12, pp. 425-431, 1996.
  33. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Time integration in the dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient diffusion. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements18, pp. 73-102, 1996.
  34. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Application of cubic Hermitian algorithms to boundary element analysis of heat conduction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering38, pp. 2639-2651, 1995.
  35. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. On cubic Hermitian interpolation based time integration methods. International Journal for Engineering Analysis and Design2, pp. 1--6, 1995.
  36. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element formulation in time domain for the dual reciprocity boundary element method in heat conduction. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering104, pp. 147-172, 1993.
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