Portrait of Dr Suman Pradhan Dr Suman Pradhan

s.r.pradhan@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473651



Biography

Suman R Pradhan graduated in Electrical and Electronics engineering with distinction and holds his Ph.D. in instrumentation for multiphase flow from the University of Huddersfield. He was actively involved in Micro-hydro Power development in Nepal and has a keen interest in design and development of sustainable energy. He joined the University of Huddersfield as a Research Assistant in 2011. His research interest includes instrumentation, aero-dynamics, flow diagnosis sustainable/renewable energy, multi-phase flow.

Research and Scholarship

Current research areas include:

  • Aero dynamics
  • flow dynamics
  • control systems
  • sustainable energy

Publications and Other Research Outputs

Article

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Kollar, L. and Pradhan, S. (2014) ‘Optimal sizing and life-cycle cost modelling of pipelines transporting multi-sized solid-liquid mixturesInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping , 113, pp. 40-48. ISSN 0308-0161

Pradhan, S., Mishra, R., Ubbi, K. and Asim, T. (2013) ‘Optimal design of a four-sensor probe system to measure the flow properties of the dispersed phase in bubbly air-water multiphase flowsSensors and Actuators A: Physical , 201, pp. 10-22. ISSN 0924-4247

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘A Study on Optimal Sizing of Pipeline Transporting Equi-sized Particulate Solid-Liquid MixtureJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012072. ISSN 1742-6596

Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Experimental verification of the four-sensor probe model for flow diagnosis in air water flow in vertical pipeJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364, p. 012073. ISSN 1742-6596

Lucas, G., Zhao, X. and Pradhan, S. (2011) ‘Optimisation of four-sensor probes for measuring bubble velocity components in bubbly air–water and oil–water flowsFlow Measurement and Instrumentation , 22 (1), pp. 50-63. ISSN 0955-5986

Zhao, X., Lucas, G. and Pradhan, S. (2009) ‘Signal Processing method in using four-sensor probe for measuring the velocity vector of air-liquid two phase flowJournal of the Japanese Society of Experimental Mechanics (JSEM) , 9, pp. 19-24.

Book Section

Albarzenji, D., Pradhan, S., Mishra, R. and Zala, K. (2014) ‘Effect of a swirl on void fraction profiles in multiphase flows’. In: Proceedings of 5th International and 41st National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power. : Springer. .

Pradhan, S., Lucas, G. and Zhao, X. (2007) ‘Measurement of Reference Bubble Velocity Vector for a Local 4 Sensor Probe Using Orthogonal High Speed Cameras’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-6.

Pradhan, S., Lucas, G. and Panayotopoulos, N. (2006) ‘Sensitivity analysis for a 4-sensor probe used for bubble velocity vector measurement’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-6.

Panayotopoulos, N., Lucas, G. and Pradhan, S. (2006) ‘Simulation of a four sensor probe using a rotating dual sensor probe’. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. pp. 1-6.

Conference Item

Mishra, R., Albarzenji, D., Shrawasti, S., Sendanayake, I. and Pradhan, S. (2015) ‘Flow diagnostics’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th - 20th November 2015, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Measurement of properties of a dispersed phase in air-water multiphase flow using novel four-sensor probe and orthogonal high speed cameras’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th-20th November, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Pradhan, S., Mishra, R., Pillutla, G. and Ubbi, K. (2015) ‘Flow diagnosis in a domestic radiator’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th-20th November, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Freegah, B., Asim, T., Albarzenji, D., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2014) ‘Effect of the shape of connecting pipes on the performance output of a closed-loop hot water solar Thermo-syphon’. In: 3rd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 17th - 18th June 2014, Lulea, Sweden

Al-Obaidi, A., Pradhan, S., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Zala, K. (2014) ‘Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump’. In: 27th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 16th - 18th September 2014, Brisbane, Australia

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Drill Bit Performance Investigation Using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Proceedings of the Thirty Ninth 39th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th - 15th December 2012, SVNIT Surat, Gujarat, India , p. 10

Shahzad, A., Asim, T., Park, K., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Numerical Simulations of Effects of Faults in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’s Performance’. In: 2nd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 13-14 December 2012, Lulea, Sweden

Park, K., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Condition Based Monitoring of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Rao, V., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘An Investigation on Ventilation Air distribution within Rectangular and Circular Enclosures’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Thesis

Pradhan, S (2010) Measurement of Bubble Velocity Vectors in Bubbly Air Water Multiphase Flow Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Research Degree Supervision

Current opportunities

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Enterprise Activities

Enterprise activities include:

  • Aero dynamics
  • flow dynamics
  • control systems
  • sustainable energy