Mr. Manoj Kumar
Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification - B.Tech., M.Tech.(I.I.T Roorkee), 


Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed  to be University)
Dayalbagh Agra 282005 (U.P.),India
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Courses Taught:

Even Semester

MEM 401: Instrumentation

MEM 403: Material Testing Lab-I

MEM 404: Mechanics of Machines-I

MEM 405: Mechanics of Machines Lab-I

RDC 281: Agriculture Operations

MEM 801: Mechanical Engineering Project

RDC 881: Rural Engineering Project

MEH 801: Seminars


Odd Semester

MEM 301: Engineering Mechanics-II

MEM 305: Thermal Lab Group Discussion

MEM 310: Thermal Lab

RDC 181: Agriculture Operations

MEH 701: Mechanical Engineering Project

MEH 702: Seminars

RDC 781: Rural Engineering Project



Research Interests

Solar Thermal Storage, High Temperature Applications of Solar Energy, Process Heating and Cooling


Achievements and Awards

  • Ranked 1 in class of 41 students in first semester of Master of Technology
  • Ranked 8 in class of 139 students in fourth semester of Bachelor of Technology
  • Awarded Fellowship by MHRD, India during Master of Technology (2014-2016)
  • Scored 482 out of 1000 in GATE-2014 and stood among top 6.25 % students all over the country.
  • 1st prize in the event “CROSSOVER” in Avishkar 2011 held at MNNIT Allahabad (India)
  • 3rd prize in the event “DAVINCI CODE” in Avishkar 2012 held at MNNIT Allahabad (India)


Academic Experience

  • Working as Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India from 01/11/2017 to till now
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Renewable Energy Sector under DDU Kaushal Kendra at Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India from 25/07/2017 to 31/10/2017
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at Naraina Vidyapeeth Institute of Technology and Management, Kanpur Uttar Pradesh, India from 14/02/2017 to 14/05/2017
  • Worked as Teaching Associate at National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, India from 11/08/2016 to 16/12/2016


Research Experience

  • Acting as research co-supervisor in energy environment and waste management in sustainability research division at Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra
  • Graduate Thesis: Energy and Exergy Analysis for Heliostat Based Solar Thermal Power Plants. (June 2015 – April 2016)
  • Undergraduate Thesis: Dynamics of Micro Rotor Supported on Hydro Dynamic Gas Bearing. (July 2013 to May 2014)


Research Publications

Conference Papers

  • Research Paper “Energy and Exergy Analysis for Heliostat Based Solar Thermal Power Plants” published in IEEE conference “2nd IEEE International conference on power electronics, Intelligent control and Energy Systems (ICPEICES-2018)” at Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
  • Research Paper “Evaluating the Shortest Path for Laying Distribution Network in a Hilly Area” published in IEEE conference “8th India International Conference on Power Electronics (IICPE)” organized at Malviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur
  • Chapter under review “Performance Optimization of a pine oil fuelled Agricultural Engine using Grey-Taguchi approach in RESMOA 2021”


Administrative Experience

  • NSS program officer of mechanical engineering department at DEI Agra.
  • Member of advisory committee related to NRSC (girls) canteen at seminar hall complex, DEI, Agra.
  • Class proctor of B.Tech Mechanical Second Year.
  • Co-ordinator (Events) for departmental level during Annual Technical Festival Cognizance 2015 in Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Faculty Development Programs, Workshops, Webinars etc. Attended

  • Attended two days workshop on Solar Thermal Storage Systems at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee from 13-12-2021 to 14-12-2021.
  • Attended one-week short term training program on “Enhancing Research Capabilities and Technical Education” from 08-02-2021 to 13-02-2021 organised by Department of Mechanical Engineering, GZSCCET-MRSPTU, Bathinda.
  • Participated in one week faculty development program on “Functional Materials for Engineering Applications” from 15-02-2021 to19-02-2021 at B.M.S College of Engineering, Bengaluru in association with MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly.
  • Attended seven days NSS training program conducted by NSS Empanelled Training Institute, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra from 19-03-2021 to 25-03-2021.
  • Attended one day webinar on “Mastering the Craft of Academic Writing: A Systematic Approach” organized by Research Marketing APAC WILEY.
  •  Participated in virtual short term training program on “Recent Trends in Manufacturing Industries” from 31-08-2021 to 04-09-2021 organized by Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Technology, Navrachana University.
  • Attended Faculty Induction Program from 07-09-2021 to 12-10-2021 organized by UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

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