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Prof. Swarup Kumar Mahapatra
Title : Professor
School : Mechanical Sciences
Office (Room No.) : SMS-206
Phone No. (Office) : +91 674 713 7144
Email : swarup@iitbbs.ac.in
Research Scholars : Research: Awarded(6), Continuing (2); M.Tech.: Completed(17), Continuing (3)
Brief Resume : [Click Here]
Courses Taught
UG: Autumn (July-Dec): Hydraulics, Applied Thermo Fluid
Spring (Jan-May): Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning, Applied Thermodynamics
PG (M.Tech/Ph.D): Autumn (July-Dec): Advance Thermodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics
Spring (Jan-May): Numerical Methods in Radiative Heat Transfer
Research Interests
Thermal Radiation Modelling;  Conjugate Heat and Mass Transfer;  Bio-Heat Transfer;  Complex Fluid Flow;  Flow in Porous Medium
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering 2000 Jadavpur University
Recent Publications (International Journals)
Sofen K. Jena, Laxman K. Malla, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Ali J. Chamkha, Transient Buoyancy-Opposed Double Diffusive Convection of Micropolar Fluids in a Square Enclosure, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 81 (2015) pp. 681-694.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.10.030
Sofen K. Jena and Swarup K. Mahapatra, A numerical investigation of surface radiation interaction with magnetoconvection of an electrically conducting fluid imposed with a transverse magnetic field, Heat Transfer Engineering. Vol. 36 (2015) pp. 21-32.
DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2014.897584
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Effect of Thermal Radiation Interaction with Thermosolutal Convection - A Critical Appraisal, Heat Transfer Asian Research, Vol. 44 (2015) pp.39-65.
DOI: 10.1002/htj.21108
Sofen K. Jena, Vineel Kumar Reddy Yettella, Chinta Phani Rama Sandeep, Swarup Kumar Mahapatra and Ali J. Chamkha, Three–dimensional Rayleigh-Bénard convection of molten gallium in a rotating cuboid under the influence of a vertical magnetic field, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 78 (2014) pp. 341-353.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.06.036
Anjan Sarkar and Swarup K. Mahapatra, Role of thermal radiation on the functionality of thermoelectric cooler with heat sink, Applied Thermal Engineering 69 (2014) 39-45.
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.04.025
Swarup K. Mahapatra, Mixed Convection Inside a Differentially Heated Enclosure and its Interaction with Radiation—An Exhaustive Study, Heat Transfer Engineering, 35 (2014) 74-93.
DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2013.730912
Sofen K. Jena and Swarup K. Mahapatra, Role of thermal radiation on buoyant convection of industrial dusty air, A numerical investigation, Heat Transfer Research (In press).
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Coupled magneto-buoyant convection and radiation in an inclined enclosure: An exhaustive study, Int. J. of Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 24 (2014) pp. 237-264.
DOI: 10.1108/HFF-06-2012-0127
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Double diffusive buoyancy opposed natural convection in a porous cavity having partially active vertical walls, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 62 (2013) pp. 808-817.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2013.02.027
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Thermosolutal Convection in a Rectangular Concentric Annulus: A Comprehensive Study, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 98 (2013) pp. 103-124.
DOI: 10.1007/s11242-013-0135-0
Sikata Samantaray, Swarup K. Mahapatra, Sofen K. Jena and Amitava Sarkar, Transient Analysis of Mixed Convection in a Bottom Heated Square Cavity in Presence of Surface Radiation, Computational Thermal Sciences, Vol. 5 (2013) pp. 401-423.
DOI: 10.1615/ComputThermalScien.2013007029
Sofen K. Jena and Swarup K. Mahapatra, Numerical modeling of interaction between surface radiation and natural convection of atmospheric aerosol in presence of transverse magnetic field, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 37 (2013) pp. 527-539.
DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2012.02.052
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Thermosolutal convection in a fluid-porous composite medium, Heat Transfer Asian Research, Vol. 42 (2013) pp. 281-299.
DOI: 10.1002/htj.21048
Sofen K. Jena, Swarup K. Mahapatra and Amitava Sarkar, Magneto convection of an electrically conducting fluid in an annulus space between two isothermal concentric squares, Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 44 (2013) pp. 195-214.
DOI: 10.1615/HeatTransRes.2012006268
S.Samantaray, S.K.Mahapatra & A.Sarkar, Numerical Simulation of the Interaction of Diffusively Radiating Surface with Mixed convection in a Differentially Heated Enclosure, Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 44 (2013), pp. 507-534.
DOI: 10.1615/HeatTransRes.2012004656
P. Rath & S.K. Mahapatra, New Formulation of Radiative Flux in Ultrashort Time Scale with its Implications, J. Thermophysics and Heat transfer, Vol. 26 (2012) pp. 294-299
DOI: 10.2514/I.T3793
S.K. Mahapatra, S.Samantaray & A.Sarkar, Role of Prandtl Number in the Interaction Phenomenon of Surface Radiation With an Opposing Mixed Convection Within a Differential Heated Cavity. Heat transfer Asian Research, Vol. 41 (2012) pp. 318-338.
DOI: 10.1002/htj.21003
S.K. Mahapatra, B.K. Dandapat & A.Sarkar, Radiation transfer in participating medium interacting with variable property natural convection subjected to collimated/diffused irradiation at boundary—A critical appraisal, Heat transfer Asian Research, Vol. 41 (2012) pp. 164–178.
DOI: 10.1002/htj.20403
B. Padhi, P.Rath, S.K. Mahapatra & A.K. Satapathy, Short pulse collimated radiation with diffusely reflecting boundaries, Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 42 (2011) pp. 301-315.
DOI: 10.1615/HeatTransRes.2011002797
R.K. Mallik, S.K. Mahapatra & A. Sarkar, Development of a Novel Improved Differential Approximation (NIDA) for Analysis of Combined Conduction-Radiation Heat Transfer (CCR) in a Two-Dimensional Enclosure with Participating Medium: An Experimental Validation, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, Vol.56 (2009) pp. 231-258.
DOI: 10.1080/10407790903266553
R.K. Mallik, S.K. Mahapatra & A. Sarkar, Neural Finite difference method in development of Improved differential approximation and its application for coupled conduction and radiation heat transfer in a square enclosure: an experimental validation, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52 (2009) pp. 504-515.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2008.04.073
Anjan Sarkar, S.K. Mahapatra, & A. Sarkar, Opposing Mixed Convection and its Interaction with Radiation inside Eccentric Horizontal Cylindrical Annulus, Int. J. Num. Meth in Fluids, Vol.: 61 (2009) pp. 291-310.
DOI: 10.1002/fld.1958
S.K. Mahapatra, Anjan sarkar & A. Sarkar, Numerical Simulation of Opposing mixed Convection in differentially heated square enclosure with partition, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, Vol. 46 (2007) pp. 970-979.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2006.11.017
S.K. Mahapatra, Interaction of radiation with opposing mixed convection within differentially heated square enclosure, J. Mech. Eng. Sci., IMechE-PartC, Vol. 223 (2009) pp. 451-462.
DOI: 10.1243/09544062JMES1100
S.K. Mahapatra, Numerical Simulation for optimal configuration of heater and cooler location with natural convection inside a square enclosure and the effect of radiation on the same in presence of radiatively active medium, J. Mech. Eng. Sci., IMechE-PartC, Vol. 222 (2008) pp. 1505-1514.
DOI: 10.1243/09544062JMES831
S.K. Mahapatra, B.K. Dandapatat & A. Sarkar, Analysis of combined conduction and radiation heat transfer in presence of participating medium by the development of hybrid method, J. Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 102 (2006) pp.277-292.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2006.02.015
S.K. Mahapatra, P. Nanda & A. Sarkar, Interaction of Mixed convection in twosided lid-driven differentially heated square enclosure with radiation in presence of participating medium, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 42 (2006) pp. 739-757.
DOI: 10.1007/s00231-005-0034-1
S.K. Mahapatra, P. Nanda & A. sarkar, Analysis of coupled conduction and radiation heat transfer - using a hybrid method, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 41 (2005) pp. 890-898.
DOI: 10.1007/s00231-004-0587-4
S.K. Mahapatra & S.B. Mahapatra, Numerical Modelling of Combined Conductive and Radiative Heat Transfer within Square Enclosure using DOM, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.40 (2004) pp. 533-538.
DOI: 10.1007/s00231-003-0500-6
S.K. Mahapatra, S. Sen & A. Sarkar, Interaction of Surface Radiation and Variable Property Natural convection in a Differentially Heated Square Cavity- A Finite Element Analysis, Int. J. Num. Meth. for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol.4 (1999) pp.423- 443.
DOI: 10.1108/09615539910266594
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Ganesh Mishra Award
Academic Positions
  • Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (Since ..April 2013).
  • Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (July 2009 - April 2013).
  • Professor, National Institute of Technology Rourkela (August 2006- July2009)
  • Reader, University College of Engineering Burla (April 1997-August2006)
  • Lecturer, University College of Engineering Burla (April 1991-April 1997)
  • Trainee Engineer, Nuclear Power Corporation (1990-1991)
  • Lecturer, IGIT, Sarang (1989-1990)
  • Graduate Engineer, NTPC (1989)
Administrative responsibilities
  • Head, School of Mechanical Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Dean, Alumni Affairs and International Relations
  • Dean of Student Affairs, IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Engineer-in-charge of HVAC system for different buildings in NIT Rourkela
  • Head of Cryogenics and Industrial refrigeration Center
Reviewer
  • Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Int. J. Thermal Sc.
  • J. Q. Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer
  • Heat Transfer Engineering
  • J. Mech. Eng. Sc. (I.Mech.E)
  • ASME J. Heat Transfer
  • Numerical Heat Transfer
  • Int. J. Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
Sponsored Projects ( as Principal Investigator)
  • Title: CFD modelling of 76 mm Naval gun projectile motion in aid of range enhancement
    Funding agency: DRDO, Govt. Of India
    Status: Ongoing since Nov. 2012
    Budget: 50 lakh
  • Title: Simulation of conjugate heat transfer phenomenon in ultra short laser tissue
    Funding agency: Dept. Science and Technology, GOI.
    Status/Duration: Completed, 2008-2012
    Budget: 10.55 lakh
  • Title: Study on the influence of radiation on natural convection within enclosure
    Funding agency: Dept. Science and Technology, GOI.
    Sattus/Duration: Completed, 2003-2006
    Budget: 6.48 lakh
  • Title: Radiation induced buoyancy driven flow within enclosure,
    Funding Agency: AICTE,
    Status/Duration: Completed, 2002-2005