Dr. Siraj Ahmed

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Dr. Siraj Ahmed

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, MANIT Campus, Bhopal - 462051
Mobile +919827064904 (O) +917554051116 (R) +917554052324 
sirajahmed[at]manit[dot]ac[dot]insiraj.ahmed[at]yahoo[dot]com

Date of Birth   15 July 1965

Educational Qualification

Ph.D. (2005) RGTU
(Some Studies on Design and Performance of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Generators)
M. Tech. (1992) IIT, Delhi (Design of Mechanical Equipments)
B.E. (1987) MANIT, Bhopal (Mechanical Engineering) (Distinction)

Experience More than 25 years of Teaching, Research and Industrial Consultancy in Mechanical
Engineering and Wind Energy

Technical Training

  • Remote Sensing for Wind Energy [2013] DTU Wind Energy Danish Technical University, Denmark
  • Wind Energy [1995-96] University of Salford, UK
Specialization​ Wind Energy:Resource Assessment, Flow Modeling, RemoteSensing,Wind Turbine Design and Performance Prediction, Site Selection, Wind-Farm Design and Project Development and Assessment General Mechanical Engineering Design

Books Authored

Publication​

Member of professional bodies

  • GWEC Life Member
  • IE(I) Fellow Member
  • Chartered Engineer IE(I)
  • IWEA Life Member
  • ISTE Life Member

   Country Visited

  • Jordan (2013) Key Note Speaker on Wind Energy in International Conference on Renewable Energy, GCREEDER 2013. University of Jordan, Amman
  • Denmark (2013) Technical Training, Remote Sensing in Wind Energy, DTU Wind Energy
  • Sri Lanka (2012) Resource Person on Wind Energy: International Conference on Clean and Green Energy
  • Malaysia (2011) International Conference on Renewable Energy
  • USA (2008 and 2009) Consultancy Project of Wind Energy Development
  • China (2007) International Conference Wind Energy
  • UK (1995-96) Technical Training (Six Months) Wind Energy
Achievements / Awards
  • Letter of Appreciation for “Contribution to MANIT to Aim for Centre of Excellence” 2014.
  • Certificate of Merit, Institution of Engineers (I) for paper published in Journal-2008,
  • “Optimum Design of Rotor and Hub for Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine- A Case Study”.
  • Certificate of Merit, Institution of Engineers (I) for paper published in Journal-2006,
  • “WindPower- A Tool for Optimum Site Matching of a Wind Turbine”.

Ph. D. Supervised

 Six Awarded (Different areas of WIND ENERGY)

Number of P.G. Projects guided  Forty Five (Mostly in Different areas of WIND ENERGY)
Project/ Consultancy undertaken
  •  BARC-BRNS Dust Emission and Dispersion Modeling for Open Cast Uranium Mine
  • VIPO Inc. (USA) Wind Energy Development Project 
  • MHRD Development of Wind Energy Laboratory
  •  DST Effect of Shot Peening on Gears for Wear, Pitting and Fatigue
  • HEG (India) Wind Data Monitoring and Energy Potential Assessment, et cetera.
  • Raw and Clean Water Supply (pumping) Design & Drawing Verification, Nagar Palika Parishad, Sidhi (MP)
  • Wind Generator Damage Assessment, IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company Ltd. Bhopal
  • 3-Phase Symmetrical Short Circuit Test On 1 MW PMSG (Extol-Wind Make)
Administrative work done More than twenty years as Warden, Chairman Council of Wardens, Joint Controller of Examination etc. Head of the Department 2013-2015, during the tenure B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) Programme have been granted five year Accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
Patent  Disc on Disc Type Rolling Wear Testing Machine by Siraj Ahmed & Ravi Kumar Dwivedi/201621035704 A/28.10.2016/ The Patent Office Journal p 71960 (India)

Any other information

  • More than seventy five Invited/Expert Lectures delivered on various aspects of Wind Energy Technology in India (IIT, NIT, IIFM, IE (I), DTU, BHEL etc.) and abroad (University of Jordan, University of Malaysia, IE Colombo etc.)
  • Lecture Series: 2015-16 Machine Design (Fatigue, Gear and Design of Shaft) at BHEL, Human Resource Centre, Bhopal.