Pavan Prakash Duvvuri

Areas of Interest: 

Combustion, Fuels, Emissions, Soot, Chemical Kinetics, Aerosols, Combustion Engines

Education

  • Ph.D., Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India (2014-2020)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, India (2006- 2010)

Academic/Industrial Experience

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India (Jan 2024 - Till date)
  2. Research Associate, Sustainable Future Mobility, Department of Aerospace and Geodesy, Technical University of Munich, Germany (Sept 2022 - Dec 2023)
  3. Project Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian institute of Technology Bombay, India (May - Aug 2022)
  4. Post-doctoral Research Associate, Computational Turbulent Reacting Flow Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, USA (March 2021- March 2022)
  5. Technical Specialist / Engineer, Combustion Research, Cummins Technical Centre India, Pune, India (Feb 2011- March 2021)
  6. Graduate Engineering Trainee, Product Development, JK Tyre and Industries limited, Faridabad, India (Aug- Dec 2010)

Selected Publications

  1. Duvvuri PP, Maldonado Colmán H, Mueller ME, 'Relative influence of soot oxidation kinetics and subfilter soot-turbulence interactions on soot evolution in turbulent nonpremixed flames', Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2022.08.009
  2. Maldonado Colmán H, Duvvuri PP, Mueller ME, 'Large Eddy Simulation of soot evolution in turbulent nonpremixed bluff body flames', Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2022.07.142
  3. Krishnamoorthi M, Sreedhara S, Duvvuri PP, 'The effect of low reactivity fuels on the dual fuel mode compression ignition engine with exergy and soot analyses', Fuel 290: 120031, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.120031
  4. Duvvuri PP, Shrivastava RK, Sreedhara S, 'Comparison of soot models for reacting sprays in diesel engine-like conditions', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering 236: 451-59, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/09544070211015490
  5. Krishnamoorthi M, Sreedhara S, Duvvuri PP, 'Experimetal, numerical and exergy analyses of a dual fuel combustion engine fuelled with syngas and biodiesel/diesel blends', Applied Energy 263: 114643, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.114643
  6. Duvvuri PP, Sukumaran S, Shrivastava RK, Sreedhara S, 'Numerical modeling of thermophoretic deposition on cylinder liner of a diesel engine using a sectional soot model', Journal of Aerosol Science 139: 105464, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaerosci.2019.105464
  7. Duvvuri PP, Shrivastava RK, Sreedhara S, 'Numerical optimization of a diesel combustion system to reduce soot mass and particle number density', Fuel 266: 117015, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.117015
  8. Duvvuri PP, Sukumaran S, Shrivastava RK, Sreedhara S, 'Modeling soot particle size distribution in diesel engines', Fuel 243: 70-8, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.01.104
  9. Duvvuri PP, Deshpande N, Boopathi SM, Jain P, Yeole R, 'Lube oil soot reduction using combustion simulation for CPCB2 compliant Cummins N14 engine', ASME IC engine fall conference, Indiana, USA, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICEF2014-5571

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