Dr. Vikash Kumar

Assistant Professor

E-mail: vikashkumar@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: 044-27476124 | Room No: 108J, Laboratory Complex


IIT (ISM) Dhanbad


PhD, Mechanical Engineering

2015 - 2021

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra


ME, Computer Aided Analysis and Design

2013 - 2015

Institute of Technical Education and Research


B Tech Mechanical Engineering

2009 - 2013


  1. Computer-Aided Analysis and Design

Research Interests

  1. Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulent flows, Multiphase flows, Flow over airfoils, Bionic airfoils, Aeroacoustics, Optimization

Work Experience


  1. IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai - 600127, Tamil Nadu, India from 22 February 2022 to present.


  1. 1. V. Kumar and K. Jha, "Effects of Mass-Loading on Performance of the Cyclone Separators", in Computational Fluid Dynamics [Working Title]. London, United Kingdom: IntechOpen, 2022 [Online]. Available: https://www.intechopen.com/online-first/80591 doi: 10.5772/intechopen.102090.

Journal Publications

  1. 1. V. Kumar, K. Jha, Numerical investigations of the cone-shaped vortex finders on the performance of cyclone separators, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. (2018), 32 (11) 5293-5303, DOI 10.1007/s12206-018-1028-5.

  2. 2. V. Kumar, K. Jha, Multi-Objective Shape Optimization of Vortex Finders in Cyclone Separators using Response Surface Methodology and Genetic Algorithms, Separation and Purification Technology, (2019), 215 25-31, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2018.12.083.

  3. 3. V. Kumar, K. Jha, Effects of Convergent-Divergent Vortex Finders on the Performance of Cyclone Separators using CFD Simulations, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, (2020), 96(1) 31-42, 215 25-31, https://doi.org/10.1177/0037549719846570.

Conference Publications

  1. 1. V. Kumar, L. S. Brar,, “Modeling and optimization of industrial scale cyclones for minimum energy consumption.” 1st International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Computational Analysis and Knowledge Management, February 25-27, 2015, organized by Amity University, Greater Noida Campus, India.

  2. 2. V. Kumar, L. S. Brar, K. Jha, “Numerical investigations of the cone-shaped vortex finders on the performance of cyclone separators.” 2nd International Conference on Particles Granules Bulk Solids, Innovations and Applications, December 1-3, 2016, organized by Thapar University, Patiala, India.

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