National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dr. Prasad BVSSS

Professor Dept of Mechanical Engg., IITM


R. No. 204, Thermal


  1. Prasad, B.V.S.S.S. and Mohanty, A. K., “Analysis and Calibration of Foil Heat Flux Sensor for Convective Measurements”, J. Phys. E: Instrumn. Vol. 16, pp. 1095-1099, 1983.
  2. Prasad, B.V.S.S.S., Das, D. H., and Prabhakar, A. K., “Pressure Drop, Heat Transfer and performance of a Helical Coil Tubular Exchanger”, J. Heat Recovery & Combined Heat and Power, Vol. 9, pp. 249-256, 1989.
  3. Mohanty, A. K., and Prasad, B.V.S.S.S., “Experimental Study of Heat Transfer from Pressure Gradient Surfaces”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Vol. 4, pp. 44 – 55, 1991.
  4. Prasad, B.V.S.S.S., Tawfek, A. A., and Mohanty, A. K., “Heat Transfer from a Circular Cylinder Rotating about an Orthogonal Axis in Quiscent air”, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 10, pp. 267 – 272, 1991.


  • Secretary, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, 2001-2005.
  • Treasurer, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, 1998-2001.
  • Vice-President, Mech. Engg. Association, IIT Madras, July 1999-2000.
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer.
  • Life Member, Instrument Society of India.
  • Group Member, Society of Automotive Engineers.
  • Member, Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power.
  • Coordinating Scientist for several National and international Conferences.
  • Chairman of Technical Sessions for National and international Conferences.


  1. Tanguturi Prakasam Gold Medal in College.


  • IIT Madras,
  • National Centre for Combustion Research And Development.


  1. Heat Transfer from Rotating Blades and Nozzles
  2. Heat Transfer Studies Pertaining to Turbine Blades
  3. Modernization of Gas Dynamics, Gas Turbine and Heat Transfer Laboratory
  4. IIT-TUNS Project on Fluidized Bed Comubstion
  5. CFD Investigation on Two-Stroke Engines
  6. Heat Transfer at Rock-Air Interface in Simulated Mine Roadways
  7. Laser Heat Treatment of Materials
  8. De-Chlorophyllation of Betel Leaves
  9. Resource Centre for Precision Manufacturing Processes
  10. Flow Induced Vibration of Non-Circular Bodies