Aligarh: Dedicated specialists and subject experts from Australian, US, and British universities and various Indian Institutes of Technology provided valuable sources of technical content and broadened the scope of thermal engineering applications and modes of multiphase heat transfer in the Faculty Development Programme on ‘Recent Advances in Heat Transfer and Combustion Engineering’ of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr. Peter Woofield (School of Engineering, Griffith University, Australia), Prof Sreedhara Sheshadri (Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay), Prof Andallib Tariq (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, IIT Roorkee), Dr. Fatemeh Salehi (School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia), Prof Ashoke De (Aerospace Engineering Department, IIT Kanpur), Dr. Santanu De (Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Kanpur), Dr. Khizer Saeed (Advanced Engineering Centre, University of Brighton, UK), Dr. Dibakar Rakshit (Centre for Energy Studies, IIT Delhi), Shahi Riaz (Technical Program Manager, Regal Rexnord, Dayton, Ohio, United States) and Vinay Kumar (Power Generation Engineer, Hatch Pty Ltd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia) disseminated the ongoing work and discussed the latest advances in the heat transfer field.
Delivering the presidential address, the Chief Guest, Prof Pervez Mustajab, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, spoke about the expertise to help engineers and scientists for a better understanding and advancement of potential applications in a number of areas.
He stressed energy efficiency and environmentally sustainable fuels.
Prof MM Sufyan Beg, Principal, ZHCET, emphasized the impact of heat transfer and combustion engineering as classical areas of Mechanical Engineering. He also spoke on the history and ranking of ZHCET.
Prof M Muzammil, Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, elaborated how heat transfer and combustion work together in myriad devices ranging from household items to space vehicles.
Faculties and students from UR College (LNMU), Universiti Sains Malaysia, IIT ISM (Dhanbad), IIT (Madras), IIT (Roorkee), IIT (Kanpur), NIT (Calicut), Yeungnam University (South Korea), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China), NIT (Jalandhar), Najran University (KSA), Dhofar University (Oman), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Madrid (Spain) and Griffith University (Australia), among others participated in the FDP.
Prof Shah Shahood Alam delivered the welcome address and Prof Mohammad Faizan conducted the program.
Nafees Ahmad extended the vote of thanks.
Dr. Mohammad Asif, Dr. Sanaur Rehman, and Dr. Shahid Hussain coordinated the event.