Dr. Muvvala Pullarao

Dr. Muvvala Pullarao,

Asst. Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

IIITDM Kurnool.

    Education Qualifications:

    1. Ph.D. in Heat Transfer, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai.

    2. M.Tech in Thermal Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai.

    3. B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, JNTU College of Engineering Anantapur, Anantapur.

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

    1. Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (Experimental and Computational),

    2. Thermal Management of Electronics,

    3. Optimization studies

    Professional/Teaching Experience:

S.No

Name of the Organization

Designation

Duration

1

IIITDM Kurnool, A.P.

Assistant Professor

1 Year 7 Months

2

Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Krishna Dist., A.P.

Associate Professor

1 Year 10 Months

3

IIT Madras, Chennai

Post-Doctoral Fellow

4 Months

4

BHEL, Hyderabad

Engineer Trainee

1 Year 2 Months

5

IBM India Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad

Application Developer

4 Years 2 Months

   Important Research Publications:

     International Journals:                           

  1. Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan, “Influence of Wire Mesh at Nozzle Exit on Heat Transfer from Square Jets - An Experimental Investigation”, AIP Conference Proceedings, American Institute of Physics, (Scopus), 2017, Vol. 1851.

 2. Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan, “Experimental investigation on heat transfer from square jets issuing from perforated nozzles”, Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer (SCI), 2017, Vol. 53, pp. 2363-2375.

 3. Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan, “Experimental investigation on the effect of wire mesh at the nozzle exit on heat transfer from impinging square jets”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Elsevier (Scopus), 2017, Vol. 84, pp. 78-89.

 4. Pullarao Muvvala, S. P. Venkateshan, and C. Balaji, “Numerical investigation of the local heat transfer behaviour to single and multiple jet impingement over an electronic component”, American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers Digital Library, Begell House, USA, 2015, pp 1-13, DOI: 10.1615/TFESC1.hte.012687.

 5. Tapano Kumar Hotta, Pullarao Muvvala, S. P. Venkateshan, “Effect of surface radiation heat transfer on the optimal distribution of discrete heat sources under natural convection”,  Heat and Mass Transfer, Springer (SCI), 2013, Vol. 49, pp 207–217.

Conferences:

 1. Sai kaushik, Pulla Rao Muvvala, Satya Sekhar Bhogilla, " Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal System (PVT)With Thermal Energy Storage for Air-Conditioning Applications", Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovations in Thermo-Fluid Engineering and Sciences [ICITFES - 2020], Organized by NIT Rourkela, India, 10-12 February 2020.

 2.  Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji, and S. P. Venkateshan, “Effect of orifice blockage element on the heat transfer performance of impinging jets”, 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, jointly organized by BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus and IIT Hyderabad, 27-30 December 2017.

 3. Pullarao Muvvala, M. B. Kushal, C. Balaji, and S. P. Venkateshan, “Numerical investigations on conjugate heat transfer from impinging air jets”, 6th Asian Symposium on Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Organized by IIT Madras, 10-13 December 2017.

 4. Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji and S. P. Venkateshan, “Influence of Wire Mesh at Nozzle Exit on Heat Transfer from Square Jets - An Experimental Investigation”, 7th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 22-24 December 2016.

 5. Pullarao Muvvala, “Conjugate heat transfer study of impinging air jets”, National Symposium of Mechanical Engineering Research Scholars, Organized by NIT Warangal, 7th October 2016.

 6. Pullarao Muvvala, C. Balaji, and S. P. Venkateshan, “Effect of surface roughness on the enhancement of jet impingement cooling performance”, 23rd National and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Organized by ISRO, Trivandrum, 17-20 December 2015.

  7. Pullarao Muvvala, S. P. Venkateshan, and C. Balaji, “Numerical investigation of the local heat transfer behavior to single and multiple jet impingement over an electronic component, 1st Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, New York, USA, 9-12 August 2015.

    Courses handled:

1. Thermal Engineering Concepts and Applications

2. Thermal Energy Systems

3. Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

4. Concepts in Engineering Design

5. Mechanical Design of Electronic Systems

6. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

     Contact:

Email: muvvala@iiitk.ac.in

Phone Number: 08518-289106