Ranjith M.

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, March 23, 2015
Contact Details

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mranji1@gmail.com
mranji1@nitk.edu.in

Telephone: 

0824 2473748

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8050159645
Academic Background

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
Dong-A University, Busan, South Korea 2013

Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
(Specialization in Energy Management);
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, Kerala, India 2003

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering;
Govt.College of Engineering, Kannur (Kannur University) 2001

Areas of Interest

Computational Fluid Dynamics
Immersed Boundary Method
Fluid-Structure Interaction
Microfluidics
Biological Fluid Dynamics
Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer
Renewable Energy Utilization

Significant Projects

1)Co-Principal Investigator- An affordable therapeutic solution for rehabilitation of cerebral palsy children with crouch gait, Funded by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2021-2024(Ongoing)
2) Principal Investigator- Investigations on the dynamic behavior of bacterial helical flagellar filaments under axial flow, Funded by Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2017-2020(Completed)

Supervision of Ph.D

Completed:01
Ongoing: 05

Significant Publications

Peer Reviewed International Journal Publications

1)J. Antony, R. Maniyeri, "Modeling and Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics", Materials Today: Proceedings, Article in Press, 2021
2)B. C. Anilkumar, R. Maniyeri, S. Anish, "Optimum Selection of Phase Change Material for Solar Box Cooker Integrated with Thermal Energy Storage Unit Using Multi-Criteria- Decision- Making Technique", Journal of Energy Storage, Vol.40, pp. 102807, 2021,
3)B. C. Anilkumar, R. Maniyeri, S. Anish, "Design, Fabrication and Performance Assessment of a Solar Cooker with Optimum Composition of Heat Storage Materials", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-11024-3
4)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation and Prediction Model Development of Multiple Flexible Filaments in Viscous Shear Flow Using IBM and ANN Techniques", Fluid Dynamics Research , Vol.52(4), pp.1-31, 2020
5)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Flow in a Wavy Wall Microchannel Using Immersed Boundary Method", Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering , Vol. 13(2), pp.118-125, 2020
6)S. C. Akula, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Bioheat Transfer: A Comparative Study on Hyperbolic and Parabolic Heat Conduction", Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering , pp. 42-62, 2020
7)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Study and Flow Rate Prediction Past a Flexible Membrane using IBM and ANN Techniques ", ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering , Vo. 142(5), pp.051501-051514, 2020
8)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Buckling and Asymmteric Behavior of Flexible Filament Using Temporal Second Order Immersed Boundary Method ", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow , Vol. 30 No. 3, pp. 1047-1095, 2019.
9)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical analysis of the buckling and recuperation dynamics of flexible filament using an immersed boundary framework", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol.77, pp. 256-277,2019.
10)H. M. Patil, R. Maniyeri, "Finite difference method based analysis of bio-heat transfer in human breast cyst", Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Vol.10, pp. 42-47,2019.
11)J. V. Indukuri, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical study of forced convection heat transfer in an oscillating lid driven cavity with heated top wall", International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol.16(4), pp. 1378-1387,2018
12)I. Varma and R. Maniyeri,"Numerical study of flow in a centrifugal blower", WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, Vol.13, pp. 1-9, 2018
13)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical study of swimming of an organism in a viscous fluid in a channel”, World Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 100-107, 2018
14)J. V. Indukuri, R. Maniyeri, “Numerical Simulation of Oscillating Lid Driven Cavity”, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 57(4), pp. 2609-2625, 2018.
15)S. Kang, M. Mannoor, R. Maniyeri, “Effects of the Reynolds number on two-dimensional dielectrophoretic motions of a pair of particles under a uniform electric field”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vols. 30 (7), pp.3219-3228, 2016.
16) R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on Bacterial Flagellar Bundling and Tumbling in a Viscous Fluid Using an Immersed Boundary Method”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol.38, pp.3567-3590, 2014.
17)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Hydrodynamic Interaction between Two Swimming Bacterial Flagella in a Viscous Fluid- A Numerical Study Using an Immersed boundary Method”, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol.14 (6), pp. 375-385, 2014
18)S. Kang and R. Maniyeri, “Dielectrophoretic Motions of Multiple Particles and Their Analogy with the Magnetophoretic Counterparts”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 26 (11), pp.3503–3513, 2012
19)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on the Rotation of an Elastic Rod in a Viscous Fluid Using an Immersed Boundary Method”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 26 (5), pp.1515–1522, 2012
20)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh , S. Kang, and M. J. Kim, “Numerical Study on the Propulsion of a Bacterial Flagellum in a Viscous Fluid Using an Immersed Boundary Method”, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 62, pp.13–24, 2012.

Peer Reviewed International and National Conference Publications

1)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, S Kang, "Inertial Migration of Cylindrical Particle in Stepped Channel-A Numerical Study", A National E-Conference on Recent Trends in Fluid Dynamics Research (RTFDR-21) ,April 2-4, 2021, National Institute of Institute of Technology Rourkela, Orissa, India
2)K L V Manohar, R. Maniyeri, "An Inverse Design Method for Caudal Fin of a Biomimetic Propulsion System of AUVs Using Artificial Neural Networks", A National E-Conference on Recent Trends in Fluid Dynamics Research (RTFDR-21) ,April 2-4, 2021, National Institute of Institute of Technology Rourkela, Orissa, India
3)J Antony, R. Maniyeri, "Modeling and Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics", 3rd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Nanotechnology (ICAMEN-2021),March 18-19, 2021, Manipal University Jaipur and NIT Uttarakhand, India
4)B C Anil Kumar, R. Maniyeri, S, Anish, "Development of a Computational Procedure for Designing Thermal Energy Storage Unit for Solar Box Cooker", 3rd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Nanotechnology (ICAMEN-2021),March 18-19, 2021, Manipal University Jaipur and NIT Uttarakhand, India
5)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, S Kang, "Numerical Study on Inertial Migration of a Cylindrical Particle in Straight Channel Using Feedback Forcing Based Immersed Boundary Method", 8th International and 47th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP-2020) ,December 9-11, 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
6)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, S Kang, "Numerical Study on Inertial Migration of a Cylindrical Particle in Straight Channel Using Feedback Forcing Based Immersed Boundary Method", 65th Congress of the Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM-2020) ,December 9-11, 2020, GITAM University, Hyderabad, India
7)J Antony, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow in a Channel Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics", 65th Congress of the Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM-2020) ,December 9-11, 2020, GITAM University, Hyderabad, India
8)B C Anil Kumar, R. Maniyeri, S, Anish, "Solar Cooker with Low Cost Sensible Heat Storage Medium", Mahindra University Research Symposium (MURS-2020),November 26-27, 2020, Mahindra University, Hyderabad. Telangana, India
9)Shreyaa R, R. Maniyeri, "Computational Modeling of Bioheat Transfer Problem for Cancer Detection and Treatment", Mahindra University Research Symposium (MURS-2020),November 26-27, 2020, Mahindra University, Hyderabad. Telangana, India
10)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, S Kang, “Numerical Study on Inertial Migration of a Cylindrical Particle in Straight Channel Using Feedback Forcing Based Immersed Boundary Method”, Mahindra University Research Symposium (MURS-2020),November 26-27, 2020, Mahindra University, Hyderabad. Telangana, India
11)J Antony, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Modeling of Flow Through Channel Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics", International Online Workshop on Advanced Topics in Mathematics-2020 (CSMCS-2020),October 01-05, 2020, Dr. SPM International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur
12)Shreyaa R, R. Maniyeri, "Computational Modeling of Bioheat Transfer Problem for Cancer Treatment", International Conference on Computational Sciences- Modelling, Computing and Soft Computing (CSMCS-2020),Septmeber 10-12, 2020, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India
13)J Antony, R. Maniyeri, "Temperature Distribution in a Square Plate Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics", International Conference on Computational Sciences- Modelling, Computing and Soft Computing (CSMCS-2020),Septmeber 10-12, 2020, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India
14)R. Maniyeri, "Numerical simulation of sperm motility under shear flow", International Conference on Computational Sciences- Modelling, Computing and Soft Computing (CSMCS-2020),Septmeber 10-12, 2020, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India (Published in AIP Conference Proceedings)
15)B C Anil Kumar, R. Maniyeri, S, Anish, "Design, fabrication and performance assessment of a solar cooker with optimum composition of heat storage materials", 5th International National Conference on Recent Advancements in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering, February 13-14, 2020, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India.
16)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, “Numerical simulation of flow over oscillating cylinder using feedback forcing based immersed boundary finite volume method”, 2nd International Conference on Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow(NHTFF-2020), January 17-19, 2020, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.
17)M Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, “Numerical analysis of deformable membrane in viscous fluid flow”, 2nd International Conference on Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow(NHTFF-2020), January 17-19, 2020, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.
18)K. V. Krishna, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia Using Finite Difference Method", Proceedings of the 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), 28-31 December 2019, IIT Roorkee, Orissa India .
19)R. Maniyeri, M. Kanchan, S Kang, "Simulation of bacterial flagellar propulsion under pressure driven flow in a channel using immersed boundary method ", Proceedings of the 16th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, 13-17 December 2019, Bengaluru, India .
20)K L V Manohar, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical study of effect of asymmetery on performance of bio-mimetic caudal fin shapes", 46th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 9-11, 2019, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
21)M P Neeraj, R. Maniyeri, "Mixing in Oscillating Lid Driven Cavity- A Numerical Study", 46th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 9-11, 2019, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
22)B C Anil Kumar, R. Maniyeri, S, Anish, "Numerical Investigation on the Effect of Various Geometries in a Solar Box Type Cooker: A Comparative Study", 46th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 9-11, 2019, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
23)R. Maniyeri, S. Kang, "Dynamics of bacterial flagellum in a channel flow for design of artificial microrobot, Second International Conference on Design, Materials & Manufacture (ICDEM-2019), December 6-8, 2019, NITK Surathkal, Karnataka, India (Published in AIP Conference Proceedings)
24)B C Anil Kumar, R. Maniyeri, S, Anish, "Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Decahedron Frustum Shaped Reflector on the Performance of a Cylinderical Box Type Solar Cooker", International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environment Challehenes (SEEC-2019), November 27-29, 2019, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, India.
25)R. Maniyeri, M P Neeraj, S Kang, "Simulation of Deformation of an Elastic Capsule in Fluid Flow using Immersed Boundary Method", 21th Annual CFD Symposium, August 8-9, 2019, NAL, Bangalore.
26)G. Thejasree, R. Maniyeri, "E-bike System Modeling and Simulation", IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Green Technology (ICISGT-2019), June 29-30, 2019, Vishakapattanam, India.
27)G. Thejasree, R. Maniyeri, P. Kulkarni, "Modeling and Simulation of a Pedelec", 2nd IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Powerand Advanced Computing Technologies (i-PACT), March 22-23, 2019, VIT Vellore, India
28)R. Maniyeri, M. Kanchan, S. Kang, "Numerical Investigations on the Dynamics of Rotating Rod Under Axial Flow", 7 th International and 45 th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Mumbai, India .
29)A. Kumar, R. Maniyeri,"Numerical Simulation of Flow and Heat Transfer in a Lid Driven Cavity with Cu-Water Nanofluid", 7 th International and 45 th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Mumbai, India .
30)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Dynamics of Flexible Filaments in Viscous Oscillating Flow-A Numerical Study", 7 th International and 45 th Nat oional Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Mumbai, India .
31)D. K. Kolke, M Arun, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Pulsating Flow in 2D channel Using Feedback Forcing Based Immersed Boundary Method", 7 th International and 45 th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Mumbai, India .
32)R. Maniyeri, S. Kang, "Numerical Study on the Behaviour of an Elastic Capsule in Channel Flow Using Immersed Boundary Method", 7 th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermophysics and Fluid Scicence (AJWTF 7), November 21-24, 2018, Trivandrum, Kerala, India .
33)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Dynamics of Flexible Filaments in Viscous Oscillating Flow", 7 th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermophysics and Fluid Scicence (AJWTF 7), November 21-24, 2018, Trivandrum, Kerala, India .
34)D. K. Kolke, M Arun, R. Maniyeri,"Numerical Analysis of Pulsating Flow in a Smooth Constriction Using Immersed Boundary Method", 7 th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermophysics and Fluid Scicence (AJWTF 7), November 21-24, 2018, Trivandrum, Kerala, India .
35)P. Shirodhkar, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Study of Slip Flow Heat Transfer in Microchannel Using Finite Difference Method", International Conference on Analysis and Applied Mathematics-ICAAM2018, July 2-4, 2018, National Institute of Technology Trichy, TamilNadu, India .
36)A. S. Katti, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Analysis of Mixed Convection in a Lid Driven Cavity with Cu-Water Nanofluid using Artificial Compressibility Method", Fifth International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems-THERMACOMP 2018, July9-11, 2018, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
37)V. Dhruv, U. Mishra, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Study on Fluid Dynamics of Collapsible Channels", International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing ICMMSC-2018, July 19-21, 2018, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, India.
38)S. C. Akula, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Study on the Pennes Bioheat Transfer Equation Using Finite Difference Method", International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing ICMMSC-2018, July 19-21, 2018, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore, India.
39)S. Akshay, R. Maniyeri, "Simulation of Fluid Transport by Oscillating Filament in a Microchannel", 2nd International Conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration, and Control ICADVC-2018, June 06-08, 2018, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India.
40)R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Viscous Flow Past Elliptic Cylinder", 3 rd International Conference on Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practises in Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering-IDAD 2018, Feburary 22-24, 2018, VelTech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R &D Institute of Science and Technology, Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
41)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Flow Analysis for Efficient Design of Wavy Structured Microchannel Mixing Devices", International Conference on Design, Materials & Manufacture-IcDeM 2018, January 29-31, 2018, NITK, Surathkal, Karnataka, India
42)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Computational Study of Fluid Flow in Wavy Channels Using Immersed Boundary Method", 7 th International Conference Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS 2017) , December 23-24, 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar, India (Received Best Paper Award)
43)M. Kanchan, R. Maniyeri, "Numerical Simulation of Flow in a Wavy Wall Microchannel Using Immersed Boundary Method ", 44th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP 2017) , December 14-16, 2017, Amrita University, Kollam, Kerala, India.
44)R. Maniyeri, S. Kang, “Numerical Study on the Dynamics of Organism Motion Under Background Flow”, 6 th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Science(ICBBS 2017), June 22-24, 2017, Singapore.
45)I. J. Varma, D. K. Kolke, R. Maniyeri, “Numerical Simulation of Oscillating Lid-Driven Square Cavity Using Staggered Grid Based Finite Volume Method”, Proceedings of the 6 th International and 43 rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 2016, MNNITA, Allahabad, U. P. India.
46)R. Maniyeri, “Numerical Simulation of Two-Dimensional Flow over a Stationary Circular Cylinder Using Feedback Forcing Scheme Based Immersed Boundary Finite Volume Method”, ChEmference 2016, Annual Research Symposium in Chemical Engineering, December 2016, IIT Gandhinagar, India.
47)H. M. Patil and R. Maniyeri, “Numerical Study of Bio-heat transfer in Breast Cyst Using Finite Difference Method”, International Conference on Advances in Scientific Computing, November 2016, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
48)I. J. Varma, R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical Simulation of Lid-Driven Swuare Cavity Using Staggered Grid Based Finite Volume Method”, Sixth International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, June 2016, IIT Bombay, Powai, India.
49)R. Maniyeri, “ Numerical Simulation of an Organism Swimming in a Channel Using an Immersed Boundary Finite Volume Method”, Proceedings of the Forty Second National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 2015, NITK, Surathkal, India.
50)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical Simulation of Hydrodynamic Interaction between Swimming Flagella in a Viscous Fluid using an Immersed Boundary Method”, The Fourth International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM 2012), November 2012, Gold Coast, Australia.
51)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Hydrodynamic Interaction between Two Swimming Bacterial Flagella-A Numerical Study”, The Ninth Asian Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference (ACFD9, 2012), October 2012, NUAA, Nanjing, China.
52)R. Maniyeri and S. Kang, “Numerical Study the Hydrodynamic Interaction between Swimming Bacterial Flagella in a Viscous Fluid Using an Immersed Boundary Method”, National Congress on Fluids Engineering (NCFE) Conference 2012, August 2012, Gyeongju, Korea.
53)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “A Numerical Study on Bacterial Flagellar Bundling and Tumbling”, The Korean Society of Visualization (KSV) Conference 2011, December 2011, Jeju, Korea.
54)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on Bacterial Flagellar Bundling in a Viscous Fluid Using an Immersed Boundary Method”, 22nd International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-22, 2011), November 2011, TU-Delft, The Netherlands.
55)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Simulation of a Rotating Elastic Rod in a Viscous Fluid Using the Immersed Boundary Method,” 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS DFD 2010), November 2010, Long Beach, California, United States of America.
56)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on the Flow Induced by a Rotating Elastic Rod in a Viscous Fluid Using the Immersed Boundary Method”, National Congress on Fluids Engineering (NCFE) Conference 2010, August 2010, Busan, Korea.
57)T. Kim, R. Maniyeri, P. Soochul, and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on the Flow Characteristics of a Solenoid Valve for Industrial Applications”, The 5th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Continuum Mechanics (CM'2010), February 2010, Cambridge, United Kingdom (ISBN: 978-960-474-158-8, ISSN: 1790-5095).
58)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Study on the Interaction of an Inextensible Filament in a Uniform Fluid Flow Using the Immersed Boundary Method”, ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2009), November 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America.
59)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Simulation of Two–dimensional Microorganism Locomotion Using the Immersed Boundary Method”, Korean Society of Computational Fluids and Engineering (KSCFE) Conference 2009, November 2009, Daejon, Korea.
60)R. Maniyeri, Y. K. Suh, and S. Kang, “Numerical Analysis of Flow Over a Cylinder Using the Immersed Boundary Method”, International Conference on Power Control and Optimization (PCO 2009), June 2009, Bali, Indonesia.

Achievements

• Principal Investigator, DST-SERB Project, Duration 2017-2020
• Received research fund from the Korean Govt. for the support of graduate student research during 2008-2013
• Received travel grants for attending various international conferences in abroad from National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea during 2008-2013
• Qualified GATE in 2001

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