K.M. Singh
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Interests
Computational Mechanics, Development of novel parallel algorithms, meshfree methods, shape and topology optimization, Fluid Dynamics, DNS/LES of turbulent flows, CAE, Computer-Aided Analysis and Design of Thermo-fluid and multi-physics systems, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Modeling and simulation of flow and heat transfer in turbomachines, transport and energy systems
krishna.singh@me.iitr.ac.in
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Professional Background
Administrative Positions

Research
Projects
Papers
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
Associate Scholars

Miscellaneous
Events
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Educational Details
Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India
1986
B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
1988
M. Tech., Mechanical Engineering.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
1993
Ph. D., Mechanical Engineering.
Professional Background
Senior Project Associate/Engineer
01 Jan 1993 - 01 Jan 1994
IIT-Kanpur, India
Research Engineer
01 Jan 1994 - 01 Jan 1995
Transoft International Pvt Ltd., Bangalore, India
Scientist `C'
01 Jan 1995 - 01 Jan 1997
Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, India
JSPS Fellow
01 Jan 1997 - 01 Jan 1999
Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
Assistant Professor
01 Jan 2003 - 01 Jan 2012
IIT-Roorkee
Research Assistant
01 Jan 2000 - 01 Jan 2003
Queen Mary, Univ. of London
Visiting Senior Researcher
01 Jan 2014 - 01 Jan 2015
Hitachi Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Ibaraki, Japan
Professor
17 Dec 2019 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Development of an Algorithm for Automatic Generation of Busbar Shape and Layout Design 01 Jan 2019 27.67 Lakh Hitachi India Pvt Ltd. Prof. Ganesh B. Kumbhar
CFD for Moving Boundary Problems 01 Jan 2014 JPY 150 Lacs Hitachi Ltd., Japan Dr N. Nonaka
Investigation on Flow Instabilities in Draft Tube at Off-Design Operation of Hydraulic Turbines 01 Jan 2017 Rs 175 Lacs Central Power Research Institute, New Delhi Prof. B. K. Gandhi
Computational Flow Study of a Conceptual Large Scale Tidal Turbine 01 Jan 2012 GBP 6000 Royal Academy of Engineering, UK E. J. Avital
CFD Analysis of CW System of MEJA Thermal Power Project (2x660 MW) 01 Jan 2015 Rs. 5.70 Lacs Flowmore Ltd./ NTPC Prof. B. K. Gandhi
Study and Design of Ventilation System of Traffic Tunnel of Larji HEP 01 Jan 2010 Rs. 4.412 Lacs HP State Electricity Board Prof. B. K. Gandhi
Study of Aerodynamic Behavior of Passenger Trains and Development of Aerodynamic Profiles of Coaches 01 Jan 2008 Rs. 17.47 Lacs RDSO, Lucknow Prof. V. K. Goel (PI), Prof. B. K. Gandhi
CFD Analysis of Sump Model for Re-circulating Cooling Water System for MA-DMF Plant of M/s Chemanol 01 Jan 2007 Rs. 3.37 Lacs Simon India Ltd., New Delhi Prof. B. K. Gandhi
Investigation on Flow Induced Stresses in the Centrifugal Fans Used for Transformer Oil Cooling 01 Jan 2005 Rs. 2.20 Lacs Northern Railways, Ghaziabad Prof. B. K. Gandhi
Automatic Quadrilateral Grid Generation in 2-D 01 Jan 2004 Rs. 0.96 Lacs University of Ulsan, Korea Prof. B. K. Gandhi




Honors And Awards
Honors
Hitachi Research Group, Hitachi Ltd., Japan
2015
HIVIPS (Hitachi Research Visit Programs) Fellowship
Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
2013
Research Exchanges with China and India Award
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
2007
Honorary Visiting Lecturer
JSPS, Japan
1999
JSPS Post Doctoral Fellowship
IIT, Kanpur
1993
Institute Fellowship
Govt. of India
1986
National Merit Scholarship
Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India
1980
State Merit Scholarship
MemberShips
Institutions of Engineers (India)
07 Jul 2020 - Present
Fellow
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
07 Jul 2020 - Present
Member
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
07 Jul 2020 - Present
Senior Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Fluid Mechanics ( MI-204 )
Spring
Fluid Mechanics ( MI-204 )
Autumn
Fluid Mechanics and Machinery ( MI-203 )
Autumn
Thermodynamics ( MI-106 )
Spring
Thermodynamics ( MI-106 )
Autumn
Manufacturing Techniques ( MI-102 )
Autumn
Computer Graphics ( C-201 )
Autumn
Computer Systems and Programming ( EC-101A )
Spring
Programming and Data Structure ( MIN-103 )
Autumn
Advanced Fluid Mechanics ( MIN-521 )
Autumn
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer ( MIN-527 )
Spring
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer ( MIN-527 )
Autumn
Modeling and Simulation ( MIN-511A )
Spring
Modeling and Simulation ( MIN-511A )
Autumn
Advanced Heat Transfer ( MIN-522 )
Autumn
Advanced Thermodynamics ( MIN-520 )
Autumn
Solar Energy ( MIN-525 )
Autumn
Convective Heat Transfer ( MIN-536 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
Heat and Fluid Flow in Low Porosity Wire Mesh Packed Bed Solar Air Heater with Cross Flow
01 Jan 2004 - 15 Oct 2009
Other Supervisors: Prof. J. S. Saini, Scholar: Shashi Bhushan Prasad
Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Method for Phase Change Problems
01 Jan 2004 - 01 Jul 2010
Other Supervisors: Prof. P. K. Sahoo, Scholar: Harishchandra Thakur
Study on Turbulent Flows in Open Channels
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Oct 2011
Other Supervisors: Prof. C S P Ojha, Scholar: Kesheo Prasad
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Thermal Contact Conductance
01 Jan 2009 - 01 Aug 2014
Other Supervisors: Dr. A. Tariq, Scholar: Mohammad Asif
Investigation of Swirl in Pump Sump Intakes and its Control
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. Z. Ahmed, Scholar: Bhupesh Jain
Improved MLPG Method for Large Scale Heat Transfer Problem
01 Jan 2013 - 12 Nov 2018
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Rituraj Singh
Development of Parallel Navier-Stokes Solver for LES of flow over Marine Turbine
01 Jan 2013 - 28 Jul 2019
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Ankita Maity
Large Eddy Simulation of High Speed Compressible Flow
01 Jan 2015 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Uttam Singh Rajput
Numerical Study of Formation and Mitigation of Vortex Rope in Elbow Draft Tube
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Other Supervisors: Prof. B. K. Gandhi, Prof. Michel J. Cervantes, Scholar: Subodh Khullar
Parallel MLPG Method (tentative)
01 Jan 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Abhishek Kumar Singh
Miscellaneous
Events
Computational Fluid Dynamics (QIP Short Term Course)
07 Jul 2020 - Present
IIT-Roorkee
Computational Fluid Dynamics
01 Jan 2008 - Present
AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India
Basics and Applications of CFD
07 Jul 2020 - Present
Thapar University, Patiala
Computational Fluid Dynamics
01 Jan 2009 - Present
AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India
Tools and techniques of CFD
01 Jan 2010 - Present
AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India
Computational Fluid Dynamics
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Institution of Engineers (India), Roorkee Local Chapter
Computational Fluid Dynamics
01 Jan 2016 - Present
AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India
Computational Fluid Dynamics
01 Jan 2018 - Present
AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. Ankita Maity and K. M. Singh. Scheduled relaxation Jacobi method as preconditioner of Krylov subspace techniques for large scale Poisson problems. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2019.1690875
  2. Jianming Zhang, Baotao Chi, K. M. Singh, YuDong Zhong, Chuanming Ju. A binary-tree element subdivision method for evaluation of nearly singular domain integrals with continuous or discontinuous kernel, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 362, 2019, 22-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cam.2019.04.027.
  3. Rituraj Singh and Krishna Mohan Singh. Stabilised MLS in MLPG method for heat conduction problem. Engineering Computations, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-11-2018-0541 
  4. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. Interpolating meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for steady state heat conduction problem. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 101, 56-66, 2019.
  5. ​M. Asif, A. Tariq and K. M. Singh. Estimation of thermal contact conductance using transient approach with inverse heat conduction problem. Heat and Mass Transfer (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00231-019-02617-x
  6. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in 3D complex geometry. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 93, 83-93, 2018.
  7. Rituraj Singh and K.M. Singh. On preconditioned BiCGSTAB solver for MLPG method applied to heat conduction in complex geometry. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 72(5), 377-391, 2017.
  8. K. M. Singh, E. J. Avital, J. J. R. Williams, C. Ji, X. Bai and A. Munjiza. On parallel pre-conditioners for pressure Poisson equation in LES of complex geometry flows. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids83(5), 446–464, 2017.
  9. K. M. Singh, B. K. Gandhi and V. K. Goel. Aerodynamic design of high speed diesel trains for Indian Railways. Indian Railway Technical BulletinLXXII(351), 9-18, 2014.
  10. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Phase change problems using MLPG method. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Application, 59 (6), 438 – 458, 2011.
  11. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. MLPG analysis of nonlinear heat conduction in irregular domains. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, 68(2), 117-150, 2010.
  12. B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Experimental and numerical investigations on flow through wedge shape rib roughened duct”, Journal of Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Division, Vol. 90, 2010, pp 13-18.
  13. H. C. Thakur, K.M. Singh and P. K. Sahoo. Meshless local Petrov-Galerkin method for nonlinear heat conduction problems. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals56, 393 – 410, 2009.
  14. A. Mittal, B. K. Gandhi and K. M. Singh. Improvement in design of centrifugal impeller used for oil cooling blower system using CFD - A case study. Proc. IMechE, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy223, 981-989, 2009.
  15. S.B. Prasad, J.S. Saini and K. M. Singh. Investigation of heat transfer and friction characteristics of packed bed solar air heater using wire mesh as packing material. Solar Energy83 (5), 773-783, 2009. 
  16. K. M. Singh, N. D. Sandham and J. J. R. Williams. Numerical simulation of flow over a rough bed. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering133 (4), 386-398, 2007.
  17. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Elementary analytical integrals required in subtraction of singularity method for evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Element, 31, 241-247, 2007.  
  18. K. M. Singh, M. Tanaka, Y. Arai and T. Matsumoto. Flexible GMRES solver for boundary element analysis of acoustic fields. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 79-842006.
  19. M. Tanaka, T. Matsumoto, K. M. Singh and K. Kurokawa. A DRBEM for the solution of nonlinear steady-state heat conduction problems in anisotropic solids (study on 2-D cases). Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, 6 (2), 115-1202006.
  20. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. A parallel fictitious domain multigrid preconditioner for the solution of Poisson equation in complex geometry. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering194 (45-47), 4845-4860, 2005.
  21. K. M. Singh and J. J. R. Williams. Application of the additive Schwarz method to large scale Poisson problems. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 20, 193-205, 2004.
  22. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient advection-diffusion. International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, 13(5), 633-646, 2003.
  23. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of inverse heat conduction problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190, 5283-5295, 2001.
  24. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On nonlinear transformations for accurate numerical evaluation of weakly singular boundary integrals. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering50 (8), 2007-2030, 2001.
  25. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical integration of weakly singular integrals in boundary element analysis of Helmholtz and advection-diffusion equations. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering189(2), 625-640, 2000.
  26. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element schemes in the time domain. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering190(1-2), 111-131, 2000.
  27. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. On exponential variable transformation based boundary element formulation for advection-diffusion problems. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements24(3),225-235, 2000.
  28. M. Tanaka and K. M. Singh. Application of DRBEM and iterative regularization to inverse heat conduction problems. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science, 22000.
  29. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of nonlinear diffusion: Temporal discretization. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements23, pp. 419-433, 1999.
  30. K. M. Singh and M. Tanaka. Analytical evaluation of weakly singular integrals for Helmholtz equation. Transactions of the Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science1, pp. 161-166, 1999.
  31. N. Ramakrishnan, K.M. Singh, R.K.V. Suresh, and N. Srinivasan. An algorithm based on total-elastic-incremental-plastic strain for large deformation plasticity. Journal of Materials Processing Technology86, pp. 190-199, 1999. 
  32. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Three and four step least squares finite element schemes in time domain. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering12, pp. 425-431, 1996.
  33. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Time integration in the dual reciprocity boundary element analysis of transient diffusion. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements18, pp. 73-102, 1996.
  34. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Application of cubic Hermitian algorithms to boundary element analysis of heat conduction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering38, pp. 2639-2651, 1995.
  35. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. On cubic Hermitian interpolation based time integration methods. International Journal for Engineering Analysis and Design2, pp. 1--6, 1995.
  36. K. M. Singh and M. S. Kalra. Least squares finite element formulation in time domain for the dual reciprocity boundary element method in heat conduction. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering104, pp. 147-172, 1993.