Associate Professor

Dr. Venkata N Nori

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Interests

  1. Combustion simulations and experimentation
  2. High speed flows
  3. Sustainable energy technologies

Education

2001

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
India
B.Tech.

2003

University of Florida
USA
M.S.

2008

Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
Ph.D.

Experience

  • Sep 2018 to till date, Associate Professor | SRM University, Andhra Pradesh
  • Oct 2009 to May 2018, Technology Specialist | Honeywell Technology Solutions Ltd., India
  • Jun 2008 to Feb 2009, Research Scientist | American Air Liquide, USA
  • Aug 2003 to May 2008, Research Scholar | Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Aug 2001 to May 2003, Research Scholar |University of Florida, USA

Professional Service

  • Session organizer at the ASME 2015 Gas Turbine India Conference
  • Reviewer of journal and conference articles

Research Interest

  • Methods for better prediction of engine pollutants; development of reduced fuel chemical reaction mechanisms
  • Combustion sensing and diagnostics
  • Cooling technologies for gas turbine engines
  • Coal combustion and gasification
  • Thermal power plant diagnostics and optimization
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2017 - Aerospace domain level team award, Honeywell
  • 2014 - Short course - “Gas Turbine Combustion” at BHEL R&D, Hyderabad
  • 2012 - Invited talk on “DARS Software Assessment” at STAR India Conference
  • 2001- Merit certificate by University of Florida, USA

Memberships

  • Life Member – The Combustion Institute, India Section
  • Life Member – Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT)

Publications

Referred Journal Articles
  • CH∗ chemiluminescence modeling for combustion diagnostics – V. Nori and J. M. Seitzman – Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 32 (1), 895-903 (2009)
  • Forced oscillations in a mixed-compression inlet at Mach 3.5 for pulse detonation engine systems – V. Nori, N. Lerma, J. Gustavsson, C. Segal and R. Fernandez – Journal of Fluids Engineering, 128, 494-506 (2006)
  • Optical equivalence ratio sensors for gas turbine combustors – T. M. Muruganandam, B.-H, Kim, M. R. Morrell, V. Nori, M. Patel, B. W. Romig and J. M. Seitzman – Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30 (1), 1601-1609 (2005)
  • Inlet/engine interactions in an axisymmetric pulse detonation engine system – J. Gustavsson, V. Nori and C. Segal – Journal of Propulsion and Power, 19 (2), 282-286 (2003)
Referred Conference Proceedings
  • Model based quantitative diagnostics of power plant condenser – V. Nori, R. V. S. Krishna Dutt and N. S. Murty – IHMTC2019-HTQ-288, Proceedings of the 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (2019)
  •  Fundamental combustion calculations with DARS and CHEMKIN™ software packages: a comparison – V. Nori and F. Xu – GTINDIA 2013-3539, ASME 2013 Gas Turbine India Conference (2013)
  • CO prediction for aircraft gas turbine combustors – F. Xu, V. Nori and J. Basani – GT2013-94282, ASME Turbo Expo (2013)
  • Evaluation of chemiluminescence as a combustion diagnostic under varying operating conditions – V. Nori and J. Seitzman – AIAA-2008-0953, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit (2008)
  • Chemiluminescence measurements and modeling in syngas, methane and jet-A fueled combustors – V. Nori and J. Seitzman – AIAA-2007- 0466, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit (2007)
  • Oscillating flows in inlets for pulsed detonation engines – V. Nori, N. Lerma, C. Segal and R. Fernandez – AIAA-2003-886, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit (2003)

Contact Details

  • E-mail id: nori.v@srmap.edu.in
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