Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Gayatri Paul
Assistant Professor, Production Engineering
Ph.D (IIT Kharagpur), M.S. (IIT Kharagpur), B.E. (Jadavpur University)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Qrs. No. DS-6/4C, NIT Durgapur Campus, Durgapur, Pin - 713209
Local Address Department of Production and Industrial Engineering, BIT Mesra, Jharkhand, Pin - 835215
Phone (Office) 9674923164
Phone Residence 8252380241
Email Id gayatri@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 17-Aug-2021
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 2 Years

Research : 5 Years

Individual: 1 Years

  Professional Background

Professional Experience

  1. Currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Production and Industrial Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra from August 17, 2021.
  2. Worked as Institute post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur from March 18, 2019 to August 2, 2021.
  3. Worked as a National Post-Doctoral Fellow (NPDF), sponsored by SERB in CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur during 02 March 2017 to 01 March 2019.

List of Subjects Taught

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Material Deformation Processes 
  • Non-Conventional Machining Processes
  Research Areas
 
  • Nanofluids, Ferrofluids, and Nanolubricants,
  • Tribology of nanolubricants, 
  • Boiling heat transfer,
  • Leidenfrost phenomenon of droplets,
  • Rewetting phenomenon,
  • Magnetic actuation of droplets,
  • Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials
  Award and Honours
 
  1. Best NPDF poster competition (second position in Engineering Sciences category) organized by SERB and ACS in the year 2020.
  2. National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (NPDF) sponsored by DST-SERB during March 2017 to February 2019.
  3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Senior Research Fellowship for pursuing PhD during 2011 to 2015
  4. Selected as a team member for the youth exchange KIZUNA bond project, organized by Japan International Cooperation Center during February 3-12, 2013 held at different earthquake affected locations of Japan
  5. Nominated as a young researcher to participate in the Symposium of Nanosciences during November 25-26, 2013 at Halle, Germany
  6. Best Oral Presentation Award (2nd position) at NMD-ATM, November 16-17, 2009, Kolkata, India.
  7. Gold medal for securing first position in the Department of Production Engineering, Jadavpur University in the year 2006.
  8. Best girl student award for Higher Secondary marks obtained in Hijli High School for the year 2002
   Publications
 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. G. Paul, P. K. Das, and I. Manna (2022), Chrono-photographic Visualization and Characterization of the Flow Regimes in Rewetting by Bottom Flooding, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, In Press, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2022.110727 (IF: 3.37)
  2. G. Paul, P. K. Das, and I. Manna (2021), Leidenfrost Phenomenon and Rewetting of Hot Vertical Tubes by Bottom Flooding Using Nanofluids, Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 42 (16), pp. 1332-1347, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01457632.2020.1794621 (IF: 1.693)
  3. G. Paul, P. K. Das, and I. Manna (2020), Motion, deformation and pearling of ferrofluid droplets due to a tunable moving magnetic field, Soft Matter, Vol. 16, pp. 1642-1652, DOI: 10.1039/c9sm02224d (IF: 3.399)
  4. G. Paul, P. K. Das, and I. Manna (2020), Nanoparticle deposition from nanofluid droplets during Leidenfrost phenomenon and consequent rise in transition temperature,  International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 148, pp. 119110, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.119110 (IF: 4.947)
  5. G. Paul, H. Hirani, T, Kuila, N. C. Murmu (2019), Nanolubricants Dispersed with Graphene and its Derivatives: An Assessment and Review of the Tribological Performance, Nanoscale, Vol. 11, pp. 3458-3483 , DOI: 10.1039/C8NR08240E (IF: 6.895)
  6. G. Paul, S. Shit, H. Hirani, T, Kuila, N. C. Murmu (2019), Tribological Behavior of Dodecylamine Functionalized Graphene Nanosheets Dispersed Engine Oil Nanolubricants, Tribology International, Vol. 131, pp. 605-619, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2018.11.012 (IF: 4.271)
  7. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna (2016), Assessment of the Process of Boiling Heat Transfer during Rewetting of a Vertical Tube Bottom Flooded by Alumina Nanofluid, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 94, pp. 390-402, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.11.013 (IF: 4.947).
  8. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna (2016), Synthesis, Characterization and Studies on Magneto-viscous Properties of Magnetite Dispersed Water Based Nanofluids, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 404, pp. 29-39, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.11.085 (IF: 2.717).
  9. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna (2015), Rewetting of vertical pipes by bottom flooding using nanofluid as a coolant, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 137, pp. 121009, 10.1115/1.4030925 (IF: 1.787).
  10. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna, (2015), Droplet oscillation and pattern formation during Leidenfrost phenomenon, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 60, pp. 346–353, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2014.05.011 (IF: 3.444).
  11. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna, (2014), Maneuvering the chain agglomerates of colloidal superparamagnetic nanoparticles by tunable magnetic fields, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 18, p. 183108, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4901320 (IF: 3.597).
  12. G.Paul, I. Manna, and P.K. Das, (2013), Formation, growth, and eruption cycle of vapor domes beneath a liquid puddle during Leidenfrost phenomena, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, No. 8, p. 084101, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4819095 (IF: 3.597).
  13. O. Manna, S. K. Singh, G. Paul, Enhanced thermal conductivity of nano-SiC dispersed water based nanofluid (2012), Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 707-712,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12034-012-0366-7 (IF: 1.392)
  14. G. Paul, S. Sarkar, T. Pal, P. K. Das, I. Manna, Concentration and size dependence of nano-silver dispersed water based nanofluids (2012), Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 371, pp. 20-27, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2011.11.057 (IF: 7.489)
  15. G. Paul, J. Philip, B. Raj, P. K. Das, I. Manna, Thermal Conductivity and Rheological Behaviour of Al-alloy Dispersed Ethylene Glycol Based Nanofluids (2012), Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. JAI104435, https://doi.org/10.1520/JAI104435
  16. G. Paul, J. Philip, B. Raj, P. K. Das, I. Manna, Synthesis, characterization, and thermal property measurement of nano-Al95Zn05 dispersed nanofluid prepared by two-step process (2011), International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 3783-3788, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.02.044 (IF: 4.947)
  17. G. Paul, T. Pal, I. Manna, Thermo–physical Property Measurement of Nano-Gold Dispersed Water Based Nanofluids Prepared by Chemical Precipitation Technique (2010), Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 349, pp. 434-437, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2010.05.086 (IF: 7.489)
  18. G. Paul, M. Chopkar, I. Manna, P.K. Das, Techniques for measuring the thermal conductivity of nanofluids: A review (2010), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 14, pp. 1913-1924, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2010.03.017 (IF: 12.110)
  19. A.S. Kuar, G. Paul, S. Mitra, Nd: YAG laser micromachining of alumina–aluminium interpenetrating phase composite using response surface methodology (2006), International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 432–444, https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMMM.2006.012351. (IF: 2.13)

Conference Proceedings

  1. C. Vellanki, S. Choudhury, S. Kumar, G. Vimson, G. Paul, Influence of Lubrication on the Friction and Wear Characteristics of Low Carbon Steel under Sliding Reciprocation Conditions, Online 2nd International Conference on Materials Science & Engineering (ICMSE-2022), June 11-12, 2022, NIT Jalandhar, India, IOP Conference Series, Materials Science Engineering, Paper ID 109
  2. G. Paul, P.K. Das, and I. Manna, Experimental Analysis of the Post Dryout Flow Regimes Encountered during Rewetting by Bottom Flooding using High Speed Chrono-photography, 26th National and 4th International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, December 17-20, 2021, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, IHMTC2021–046, Begell House Inc.
  3. P.K. Das, G. Paul and I. Manna, Leidenfrost Phenomenon and Rewetting of Hot Vertical Tubes by Bottom Flooding, 5th International Workshop on Heat-Mass Transfer, August 13-16, 2019, Novosibirsk, Russia
  4. G. Paul, T. Kuila, N. C. Murmu, Lubrication of Steel-steel Tribo-system Utilizing Graphene Oxide Dispersed Nanolubricants, TriboIndia – 2018, December 13-15, 2018, VJTI, Mumbar, India, TI_56.
  5. G. Paul, I. Manna, and P.K. Das, Evaporation Characteristics of Leidenfrost Droplets – Experimental Observations and Analysis, 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference IHMTC2015, December 17-20, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram, India, IHMTC2015-686.
  6. G. Paul, I. Manna, and P.K. Das, Rewetting of Vertical Pipes by Bottom Flooding Using Nanofluid as a Coolant, 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, December 28-31, 2013, IIT Kharagpur, India, HMTC1300145.
  7. G. Paul, I. Manna, and P.K. Das, Droplet Oscillation and Pattern Formation during Leidenfrost Phenomenon, 8th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2013, May 26 - 31, 2013,Jeju, Korea, ICMF2013-153.
  8. G. Paul, M.K. Chopkar, P.K. Das, I. Manna, Techniques for the Measurement of Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids – An Appraisal Based on Published Literature and Indigenous Experiments, 20th National and 9th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer conference, January 4-6, 2010, Mumbai, India.
  Current Sponsored Projects
 

Sponsored Project (Completed)

  1. ‘Development, Characterization and Applications of Nanofluids in Tribology and Thermal Management’ sponsored by DST-SERB as a part of the NPDF responsibilities executed at CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, West Bengal (Duration: 2 years, Budget: Rs. 19.2 lakhs, Role: PI, Status: Completed)
  Text and Reference Books
 

Book Chapters

  1. G. Paul, and I. Manna, Nanofluids including ceramic and other nanoparticles: applications and rheological properties (2013), Ceramic Nanocomposites, Woodhead Publishing, Sawstone, Cambridge, ISBN: 978-0-85709-338-7, pp. 323-345.
  2. G. Paul, and I. Manna, Nanofluids including ceramic and other nanoparticles: synthesis and thermal properties (2013), Ceramic Nanocomposites, Woodhead Publishing, Sawstone, Cambridge, ISBN: 978-0-85709-338-7, pp. 346-396.