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Dr. K. R. Aharwal

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Dr. K. R. Aharwal


 Associate Professor



4/12 Staff Campus MANIT Bhopal 
(O) 0755-4051605

Date of Birth


Educational Qualification

 B.E. (G.E.C. Sagar); M. Tech.( IIT Delhi); Ph.D.( IIT Roorkee)


More than 20 Years

Research Area

Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Solar Energy.

Research Projects

  • Investigation of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Phenomenon of Artificially Roughened duct Using Liquid Crystal Thermography System  Rs. 23.75 Lakhs,  (completed).

Consultancy Project

  • Authorised Consultant from the National Board of Horticulture, Ministry of Agriculture Government of India for Providing consultancy services for Provide Consultancy Services for Implementation of Technical Standards for Cold Chain Infrastructures for Fresh Fruits &Vegetables


More than 200 projects  have been completed

More than 100 cold storage have been designed


  • International Journals          17
  • National Journals                 02
  • International/National Conferences  12

        Total:31                                                                        For More Information

Member of professional bodies

 Life membership of Institution of Engineers (India)AM087425-9

Expert Lectures delivered

 Expert Lectures 15 (STTPs, Workshops and others)

Achievements / Awards

  • Received Certificate of Merit for presenting a research paper Titled “Effect of door opening on the energy consumption of cold storage system” in the National Conference on Emerging Trend in Energy Engineering organize by the Department of Mechanical engineering, Dehradun Institute of Technology Dehradun
  • Worked as Faculty advisor for Institute student team who participated in India’s First  quad bike design challenge” Quad Torc 2014” and Team got first position in Innovation and Suspensions. They also won 25000 cash prize.
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Frontiers in Technology, MANIT, Bhopal
  • Faculty Advisor, NANO Satellite Project

Lab. Development work

  • Developed PIV Lab at IIT Roorkee during Ph D work
  • Developed Advance Heat Transfer Laboratory at MANIT Bhopal                          

Number of Ph.D thesis supervised

 Ph.D. – 01 (Awarded), 04 (Ongoing)

PhDs Evaluated: 01 (as External)

Number of P.G. Projects guided

M. Tech. 12

Training Program  Conducted


Workshop/Seminar/Training attended


Conference/ Seminar Attended


Administrative work done


Present Experience:

  • Professor In Charge Academic MANIT Bhopal.
  • Professor In Charge Air conditioning system MANIT Bhopal
  • Convenor of Board of Studies of Mechanical Engineering MANIT Bhopal
  • Overall In charge of Heat Engine  Lab., MANIT Bhopal
  • In charge of Advance Heat Transfer  Lab., MANIT Bhopa.

Previous Experience:

  • In charge of Fluid Mechanic  Lab., SGSITS Indore
  • Deputy Controller Examination SGSITS Indore
  • Warden Boys Hostel SGSITS Indore
  • Member of Faculty selection committee SGSITS Indore.