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Dr. Abhay Dinker

Head - Department of Engineering and Physical Sciences & Assistant Professor

Contact No.: +91 79-30514213
Email:  abhay.dinker@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph. D.: 2018 – Thermal Energy Storage (MNIT, Jaipur)
    • Specialization: Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics
  • Post Graduation: M.Tech, Chemical Engineering (MNIT, Jaipur)
  • Graduation: B. Tech Biotechnology
  • Work Experience:
    • 1 Year as System Engineer in IBM India Pvt. Ltd
    • 1 Year in JK Lakshmipat University as Adhoc- Faculty
    • 6 Months in Roorkee College of Engineering as Head of Department, Petroleum Engineering

Current Research Interest and Area Working On

  1. Thermal energy storage
  2. Renewable energy production and storage
  3. Biofuels
  4. Wastewater treatment
  5. Material development and characterization techniques

Latest Publications

  1. Dinker A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Experimental thermal performance study of natural graphite as sensible heat storage material using different types of heat transfer fluid” Experimental heat transfer, Volume 31, issue 3, pp 219-231, 2018.
  2. Dinker A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Experimental performance analysis of beeswax/expanded graphite composite for thermal energy storage in a shell and tube unit”, International Journal of Green Energy, 2018.
  3. Dinker A., Agarwal, M., and Agarwal G.D. “Experimental study on thermal performance of beeswax as thermal storage material” Materials Today: Proceedings, volume 4, Issue 9, pp. 10529-10533, 2017.
  4. Dinker A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Experimental assessment on thermal storage performance of beeswax in helical tube embedded storage unit”,Applied Thermal Engineering, volume 111, pp. 358-368 doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.09.128, 2017.
  5. Dinker, A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Heat storage materials, geometry and applications: A review”, Journal of Energy Institute, Elsevier publication, doi:10.1016/j.joei.2015.10.002, 2017.
  6. Dinker, A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Preparation, characterization and performance study of beeswax/expanded graphite composite as thermal storage material”, Experimental heat transfer, Taylor and Francis publications doi:10.1080/08916152.2016.1185198, 2017.
  7. Agarwal, M., Patel, D. and Dinker, A. “Optimization of Manganese Removal from Water Using Response Surface Methodology”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions A: Science, volume 40, issue 6, pp 63-73 doi: 10.1007/s40995-016-0013-z, 2016.
  8. Dinker A., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, G.D. “Thermal conductivity enhancement of stearic acid using expanded graphite for low temperature thermal storage”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology, Volume :3/2014.
  9. Agarwal, M. and Dinker, A. “Application of consolidate enzymatic system of Fusarium and Saccharomyces to enhance the production of ethanol from spent grain" (2013), Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 5, doi: 10.1063/1.48, 2013.

Additional Information

  1. Life Associate Member (LAM-52066) at Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
  2. Life Member (LM-427) at Indian Desalination Association
  3. Two months industrial training at SAB MILLER India, Rochees Brewery, Neemrana, Alwar, Rajasthan.
  4. One month training on Quantitative analysis of ibucomb at Scortis Healthcare, Elcon drugs and formulations, Bindayka industrial area, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  5. One month training on Molecular biological techniques and their applications at Chemind Bio solutions, Sodala Jaipur Rajasthan.
  6. One month training on Quality control in dairy at Saras Diary, JLN Marg Jaipur.
  7. National workshop on Genome Data Analysis at Bioinformatics Sub-center, Devi Ahilya University, Indore.
  8. National conference on All India Seminar on Nanotechnology and its Application-2011, organized by Arya College of Engineering, Kukas Jaipur (9-10 July 2011).
  9. Conference on International Conference on Green Chemistry-2011, at Hotel Fortune Bella casa, Jaipur. Organized by Department of Chemistry, School of chemical sciences and Pharmacy, Central University of Rajasthan, Kishangarh. Ajmer, Rajasthan (7-9 December 2011).
  10. Conference on Technical Advancements in Chemical and Environment Engineering-2012, at Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, Rajasthan (23-24 March 2012).
  11. Conference on Recent Advances in Bioenergy Research-2013, at Sardar Swarn Singh National Institute of Renewable Energy, Kapurthala, Punjab (22-24 November 2013).
  12. Workshop on International Workshop on Green Initiatives Energy, Environment and Health-2013, New Delhi.

Courses Taught at UG / PG / Ph.D.

  1. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  2. Heat Transfer
  3. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  4. Unit Operations
  5. Chemical Reaction Engineering – I