Veershetty Gumtapure


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Wednesday, January 3, 2001

Professional Experience: 

Total: 18 years at NITK
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: 03-01-2001 to 03-01-2011
Assistant Professor: 03-01-2011 to till date

Contact Details


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veesg [at]




+91 9591415911
Academic Background

• PhD (IIT Madras), 2014
• M.Tech. (IIT Madras), 2007
• B.E. (Automobile), 2004

Areas of Interest

Renewable energy,
Solar Energy Conversion,
Automobile Engineering,
Heat Transfer

Supervision of Ph.D

06 ongoing

Significant Publications

International Journals:
1. K. S. Reddy and G. Veershetty, (2013) Viability analysis of solar parabolic dish stand-alone power plant for Indian conditions, Applied Energy, 2013, 102, 908-922
2. K. S. Reddy, Sendhil Kumar Natarajan, G.Veershetty, (2015), Experimental performance investigation of modified cavity receiver with fuzzy focal solar dish concentrator, Renewable Energy, 2015, 74, 148-157.
3. K.S. Reddy, T. Srihari Vikram, G. Veershetty, (2015), Combined heat loss analysis of solar parabolic dish – modified cavity receiver for superheated steam generation, Solar Energy,2015,121,78-93.
4. K.S. Reddy, G. Veershetty, T. Srihari Vikram, (2016), Effect of wind speed and direction on convective heat losses from solar parabolic dish modified cavity receiver, Solar Energy, 2016,131,183-198.

International Conferences:
1. K. S. Reddy and Veershetty Gumtapure, Flux distribution of 20 m2 fuzzy focal solar parabolic dish concentrator. International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, December 9-11, 2009, IIT Bombay, 386-391.
2. K. S. Reddy and Veershetty Gumtapure, Flux distribution and field analysis of CSP collector, ISES Solar World Congress 2011, August 28 to September 3, 2011, Kassel, Germany, 3830-3839.
3. Suhas Upadhyaya and Veershetty Gumtapure “Simulation of Solar ORC system for small scale power generation” 6th International Engineering Symposium (IES-2017) at Kumamoto University, Japan, 1st to 3rd March, 2017.


Contact us

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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