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Kamalesh S. B.
– , Plaza Drive, , Madison WI
Mechanical Engineering Professional specializing
in Thermal Science with seven years of experience in design, modeling
and CFD analysis of various thermal systems. Master of Science in Mechanical
Engineering Thermal Science with a minor in Computational Science.
CFD analysis using Fluent
Minor in Computational Science
Under hood thermal simulation
Combustion system design using
Engine cooling system analysis
Journal and conference publications
RMT Inc., Madison, WI
Consulting firm specializing
in energy and environmental services.
Redesign of firing
system of boilers to reduce emissions and develop new products using
Reduced NOx emissions by %
and pressure drop by three fourth through redesign of OFA system at
Constellation Energy unit.
Fuel flexibility study with
Adaro and El Descanso coal at Wagner Units of BGE.
Reduced turnaround time for
geometry creation from three week to one week by implementing Pro Engineer.
The Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA
on development of a novel sensor for measurement CO levels in reformer
Demonstrated the sensor for
CO level measurement through systematic testing and validations.
Improved understanding of
CO poisoning in PEM Fuel Cells by developing a mathematical model of
process in C++.
Mahindra Engineering Design &
Development Co. Ltd., Pune
Engineering Services provider for Navistar, USA.
scheduling, and estimation of multiple CFD projects aimed at engine
cooling system analysis.
Awarded with multiple projects
and received recognition for successfully providing high quality simulation
services to Navistar.
Mentored and trained junior
team members in CFD meshing and analysis software.
Identified high temperature
zones causing failures of water cooling jacket of Acteon engine.
Babcock & Wilcox Ltd., Pune
design and manufacturing company.
Designed boiler and
HRSG components with company codes and CFD analysis to meet customer
Enhanced company capabilities
through development and implementation of CFD models of boiling and
Eliminated flame impingement
and achieved uniform outlet temperature by designing HRSG burner in
Identified reasons for failure
in a spray cooling tower with CFX and developed a new design, which
is now widely used in the industry.
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
of boiler model using Matlab/Simulink.
Provided insight into physics
of boiler process to process and control system designers.
Predicted the output response
of boiler based on changes made in inputs.
Recognized for model by Honeywell,
who awarded a new project and journal paper was in top downloads for
Utility company supplying
power to suburban Mumbai.
Controlled and monitored generator
and turbine auxiliaries at Dahanu Thermal Power Station.
Coordinated with other plant
operators during several emergencies like grid failure, tripping of
turbine auxiliaries, to avoid downtime of the generating station.
State University GPA ./,
Master of Science
in Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
IIT Bombay CPI ./,
Master of Technology in Energy
Government College of Engineering,
Bachelor of Engineering in
ASME journal paper
appeared in Top Most Downloaded Articles from May to
Received International Energy
Initiative fellowship for the year
SKILLS and COURSE WORK
Advanced fluid mechanics
Flow in Porous Media
K. S. B., Dr. Z. Ma,
Dr. P. Lu, “CFD Modeling of MPS Coal Mill for Improved Performance
and Safety”, CoalGen, Charlotte,
K. S. B., S. Gupta,
A. Ray, and M. M. Mench, “A Carbon Monoxide Sensor in Polymer Electrolyte
Fuel Cells based on Symbolic Dynamic Filtering”, Sensors and Actuators
B: Chemical, , July citations
K. B., S. Gupta, Matthew
M. Mench, Asok Ray, “A New Approach for Robust Online PEFC Sensors
Using Symbolic Dynamics”, AICHE Conference Salt Lake,
K. S. B., U. N. Gaitonde,
S. K. Mitra, “Modeling of a Coal Fired Natural Circulation Boiler”,
ASME Journal of Energy Resources and Technology, May citations
K. S. B., S. Salutgi,
V. B. Kabra, A. N. Tikekar, “CFD Modeling of Two Phase Bubbly Flow
with Heat and Mass Transfer” ISHMT ASME, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference,