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Dr. Narendra Gajbhiye;

NAME   :     Dr. Narendra Gajbhiye


 Assistant Professor




Department of Mechanical Engineering, MANIT Bhopal – 462 003

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Date of Birth

August 12, 1983


Educational Qualification

Ph.D. – Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

M.Tech. – National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

B.E.  – RTM Nagpur University


 Assistant Professor (February 2019 – Continuing) – Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Assistant Professor (June 2018 - February 2019) – National Institute of Technology Puducherry

Post-Doctoral Fellow (April 2016 – April 2018) – Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad 

Senior Research Fellow (July 2015 – April 2016) – Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad  


Numerical Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, Magnetohydrodynamics, Electrohydrodynamics



  • International Journals: 07
  • National Journal: 00
  • National Conference: 00
  • International Conference: 09

                                               Total Published Paper: 15

Member of professional bodies


Country        Visited


Achievements/ Awards

National Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Science and Research Board (SERB)

Number of P.G. Projects guided

Ph.D. Scholars:

  1. Mr. Sivakumar S., Investigation on heat transfer during turning of AISI 630 stainless steel through minimum quantity lubrication (in-progress)
  2. Mr. Harshad Raghuwanshi., Experimental and numerical investigation of cold room performance using modified air circulation arrangements (in-progress)
  3. Mr. Sudhir Kumar., Experimental and numerical investigation of ground-coupled heat exchanger (in-progress)

M.Tech Scholars:

  1. Shravan Kurmi (in-progress)
  2. Deepak Swarnakar (in-progress)
  3. Rahul Bisen (in-progress)
  4. Bharti Bhaghel., Flow control using magnetic field in diverging micro-channel (May 2022)
  5. Vikash Kumar., Computational study of spiral earth-air heat exchanger (May 2022)
  6. Deepesh Viswakarma., Numerical investigation of liquid lithium in the presence of magnetic field at different constant heat flux (May 2021)

Sunil Dodkey, Numerical investigation of earth air heat exchanger (May 2021)

Project/ Consultancy undertaken

  1. Numerical investigation of MHD flow and pressure drop in 3-D sudden expansion with partitioned channels using wall-function treatment, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), 26.89 Lakhs, March 2022-March 2025.
  2. Development of miniaturized pressure regulator (non-moving type) for low flow rate applications, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), 12.27 Lakhs, Feb 2022-Feb 2024
  3. Development of ballast control algorithm for floating docks, Larsen & Tubro (L&T), May 2020 - May 2022.
  4. 3-D numerical computation of liquid metal MHD flow at very high Hartmann number for complex geometry related to ITER interest, Sponsoring Agency: Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Period: April 2016 – April 2018

Administrative work done

  1. Professor I/C Air Conditioner & Refrigeration and Walter Cooler and Filters (May 2022 – continuing)
  2. Co-Professor I/C Air Conditioner & Refrigeration and Walter Cooler and Filters (April 2020 – May 2022)
  3. Assistant Proctor (March 2019 – continuing)
  4. Assistant Warden (March 2022 – continuing)
  5. Faculty In-Charge Examination (Feb 2020 – April 2022)
  6. ISTE Co-coordinator (August 2019 – continuing)
  7. NBA Co-coordinator (March 2020 – continuing)
  8. Department Library co-coordinator (April 2019 – continuing)
  9. Lab coordinator of IC Engine (May 2019 – continuing)

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