Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Engineering Sciences

Mr. Avinash Alagumalai

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore, India

          Mr. Avinash was born at Theni of Tamil Nadu, India in 1992. He had accomplished his graduate Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode and received Gold Medal in B.E. Mechanical Engineering. He had completed his Master of Engineering in Internal Combustion Engineering at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur and secured University second rank. He also received outstanding PG student award at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur. At present he is doing Ph.D. at Anna University, Chennai in the area of IC engines and working as an Assistant Professor, head Automobile research lab and research coordinator of Department of Mechanical Engineering, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore. His areas of interest comprise usage of bio-fuels in internal combustion engine and HCCI engine characteristics. He has authored/co-authored 20+ articles published in Journal of renewable & sustainable energy (AIP), Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, International Journal of Energy and Environment (IJEE), International Journal of Ambient energy, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Biofuels, etc., He has published a book entitled “Computational Studies on Combustion Phenomena of Diesel-HCCI Engine”, ISBN: 978-3-659-96551-7, LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2016. Besides, he is available as reviewer in Wiley (IJER), Interscience (IJETP), ACS publications (Energy and Fuels), Taylor and Francis (Biofuels & International Journal of Ambient Energy), Elsevier (Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments), and Bentham Science Publishers (Current Alternative Energy). He was nominated and selected as an Ambassador of the Asian Council of science editors, 2016. He also has received Innovative professional award from Society of Professional Engineers, India and Young researcher award from Top Engineers, Chennai. He is the member of ISTE, ISRD, ACSE and IARA.