Jain, Sanjeev

Areas of Interest: 

Solar cooling, Building energy efficiency, decentralized energy systems, natural refrigerants, recent interest in understanding of brain, mind and consciousness.


  • PhD, M.Tech. and B.Tech. : Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi.

Academic/Industrial Experience

  • 1996- till date: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
  • July 2005 to June 2006: Visiting faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Auckland, New-Zealand.
  • Mar. 1994-July 1996 : Post PhD industry experience in DSM group and GEI-FHM consultants.
  • July 1987-June 1989 : Bajaj Auto Ltd., SSO-II in CRDT at IITD.

Selected Publications

  1. Amit Sharma, Sanjeev Jain, SC Kaushik and Amit Kakkar, Potential of U-Shaped Heat Pipe Heat Exchanger in Tropical Climates for Low Sensible Heat Ratio”, accepted for ASHRAE Transactions, 2017.
  2. Aayush Agarwal, Mayank Khichar, Sanjeev Jain, Transient simulation of wet cooling strategies for a data center in worldwide climate zones, Energy and Buildings, 127, pp.352-359, 2016.
  3. Selvaraji Muthu, Prabal Talukdar, Sanjeev Jain, Effect of regeneration section angle on performance of a rotary desiccant wheel, ASME J of Thermal Science and Engg. Applns, 8(1), March 2016, pp 011013-1 to 011013-9.
  4. Gezahegn Habtamu, S.C. Mullick and Sanjeev Jain, Diurnal and Seasonal Experimental Performance of a Liquid Desiccant Solar Regenerator", accepted for ASHRAE Transactions, 2017.
  5. Gezahegn Habtamu, S.C. Mullick and Sanjeev Jain, Experimental Performance of Solar Collector cum Regenerator for Coupling with a Liquid Desiccant Cooling System, 16th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, USA, July 11-14, 2016.
  6. Sai Y., Dibakar Rakshit, Sanjeev Jain, Selection of an Appropriate Solar Adsorption Chiller System for a Cold Storage Facility, Proc. of the International Conference on Energy Research and Development, Kuwait, March 14-16, 2016.
  7. Rajat Subhra Das, Sanjeev Jain. Simulation of potential standalone liquid desiccant cooling cycles, Energy, 81, 2015, pp. 652-661.
  8. Rajat Subhra Das, Sanjeev Jain. Performance characteristics of cross-flow membrane contactors for liquid desiccant systems, Applied Energy, Volume 141, March 2015, Pages 1-11.
  9. Trinath Mahala and Sanjeev Jain, Thermodynamic potential of solar driven vapour absorption systems, Paper no. RESD211115 presented at International Seminar on Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, June 15-17, 2015, College of science and technology, Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan.