Associate Professor

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Md Sikindar Baba received a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University in 2001 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Technological University, Hyderabad in 2019. He is having more than 20 years of teaching experience and actively implementing collaborative teaching learning methods to enable the student centric learning and outcome-based education. He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education. His research interests revolve around heat transfer and thermal sciences. His research work comprises of study of heat transfer enhancement using nanofluids in heat exchangers. He taught Engineering Graphics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulic Machines, Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, Automobile Engineering and Heat Transfer courses at undergraduate level.

Research Interests

Heat exchangers, extended surfaces, nanofluids, Heat transfer enhancement techniques

Teaching Interests

Theory Courses: Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering, Refrigeration & Air- conditioning, Automobile Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulic Machines and Engineering Graphics
Laboratory Courses: Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering

Selected Publications

  1. Sikindar Baba, A.V.Sita Rama Raju, M.Bhagvanth Rao, “Heat transfer enhancement and pressure drop of Fe3O4 -water Nanofluid in a double tube counter flow heat exchanger with internal longitudinal fins”, Journal of Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, vol. 12, pp. 600–607, 2018
  2. M. S. Baba, A. V. S. R. Raju, K. S. Chalapathi, and S. Naga, “Thermal Performance Ratio of Finned Tube Heat Exchanger with Wire Coil Inserts for Flow of Fe3O4 -water nanofluid,” J.Mech.Engg,Research.and Dev.,vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 263–268, 2021.
  3. M. S.Baba and A. Padmaja, “Designing of Flipped Classroom Approach To Teach Heat Transfer Course,” J. Eng. Educ. Transform. Spec. Issue, pp. 2394–1707, 2016.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2020 IGIP International Engineering Educator Award
  • 2018 Best Teacher Award, Anurag Group of Institutions
  • 2015 Certified International Engineering Educator, IUCEE – IGIP
  • 2015 Certified Microsoft Educator
  • 2015 Received Minor Research Grant of Rs. 3.05 lacs from UGC
  • BoS member, Mechanical Engineering, Anurag University
  • Reviewer for Journal of Powder Technology (Elsevier)

External Profile Links

  • Ph.D, 2019-Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
    Dissertation: Experimental Investigations on a Double Pipe Heat Exchanger for Heat
    Transfer Enhancement using Nanofluids with varied Techniques
  • M.Tech(Energy Systems),2005- College of Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru
    Technological University ,Hyderabad.
    Dissertation: Thermal Analysis of an intercooler of a Two Stage Air Compressor using
    finite element analysis.
  • B.E (Mechanical Engineering), 2001- Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and
    Technology-Osmania University.
    Dissertation: Thermal Analysis on Air Gap Insulated Piston with Different Crown
    Materials using finite element analysis.
    Intermediate (M.P.C), 1996-Baby Moon Junior College Khammam- Board of Intermediate
  • S.S.C, 1994 – Z.P.S.S Karepally- Board of Secondary Education
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