Bindu Kumar Karthikeyan | Sustainable Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Dr Bindu Kumar Karthikeyan: Sustainable Agriculture |  Best Researcher Award

Professor at  Department of Mechanical Engineering, India

Dr. K Bindu Kumar is a distinguished professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. With a wealth of academic experience spanning over two decades, Dr. Kumar has made significant contributions to the field of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala, followed by an M.Tech with a specialization in Maintenance Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Dr. Kumar further pursued his passion for research, obtaining a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK, where he ranked 12th in the country.

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Education 📚

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK (Ranked 12th in the UK) – 2008. M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, Chennai, India – 2003. B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala – 1997

Professional Experience 🌐

Professor in Mechanical Engineering since August 2012. Associate Professor from August 2009 to July 2012. Lecturer from July 1999 to August 2009

Research and Patents 🧪

Dr. Bindu Kumar has a keen interest in research, evident from his numerous publications in international journals and several patents granted. Notable patents include a Smart Digital Flow Control Valve and a Torque Indicating Dual Action Universal Hand Wrench.

Conferences and Workshops 🌐

Dr. Bindu Kumar actively engages in international and national conferences, presenting his research findings. He has also organized faculty development programs, including workshops on EV Design & Development and Research Methodology.

Academic Leadership 🎓

As a guiding force, Dr. Bindu Kumar has supervised several Ph.D. students and played a pivotal role in organizing faculty development programs and workshops.

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. K Bindu Kumar’s research spans diverse areas within Mechanical Engineering. 🚀 His focus includes sustainable solutions, as evident in studies on chemically modified bamboo fibers for composites, showcasing mechanical superiority for sustainable engineering. 🎋 Additionally, his work delves into aerospace applications, investigating interference fit rivets and failure analysis in aircraft fuselage skin. 🛩️ Machine learning comes into play with dynamic behavior modeling of magnetorheological fluid dampers. 🤖 The impact of oxidative stress on cellular communication is explored, emphasizing implications for diseases. ⚙️ Furthermore, his research extends to tribological studies, optimizing parameters for coatings and analyzing wear characteristics in nanoCuO/Ni composite coatings. 🔬


Publications Top Notes:

Raj kumar Singh | Agroforestry

Dr Raj kumar Singh: Leading Researcher in Agroforestry 
Geoinformatics System Scientist at World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF), India

🎉 Congratulations,Dr Raj kumar Singh, on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from ResearchW ! 🏆 Your dedication, innovative research, your dedication and innovative contributions in the field of renewable energy and agriculture are truly inspiring!  Your work in advancing solar energy technologies and addressing crucial issues like postharvest losses demonstrates your commitment to positive change. 🌞

🌱Dr. Raj Kumar Singh is a distinguished Geoinformatics System Scientist at World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF), based in New Delhi, India. He recently earned the prestigious Best Researcher Award from ResearchW for his outstanding contributions to renewable energy and agriculture. 🌍🔬

Professional Profiles, 🏆
Qualification, 🎓
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2023 Geoinformatics and agroforestry from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), Kharagpur, India Thesis title: “Agroforestry Interventions for Improved Crop Management Using Geospatial Technology.”
  • Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in 2015 Remote Sensing and GIS specialization in Atmospheric Science from the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS-ISRO), Dehradun, India Thesis title: “Spatial-temporal variability of Aerosol Optical properties and their impact on Aerosol Radiative forcing over Indo-Gangetic plain”
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in 2009 in Remote Sensing and GIS from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India Thesis title: “Hyperspectral Remote sensing-based study for extraction of vegetation quality para, meters using Hyperion data”
Research and Work Experiences, 🛰️

1)Geoinformatics Scientist at World Agroforestry, ICARF, New Delhi (Aug 2018 to till date) 2) Guest faculty: GIS and Remote Sensing at American University Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; (Jan 2021 to Aug 2021) 3) Remote Sensing Specialist at International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), New Delhi; (Aug 2015 to Jul 2018) 4) Research Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi (Jan 2012 to Jul 2013) 5) Junior Research Fellow at Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC)-East, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Kolkata; (Jan 2010 to Jan 2012) 6) GIS Engineer at Magus Infocom Pvt. Ltd. Noida, Delhi-NCR; (Jul 2009 to Dec 2009)

Membership in Professional Bodies, 🌿
  • Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • Indian Society of Agroforestry
  • Range Management Society of India
Research Focus, 🌍🛰️

Dr. Raj Kumar Singh’s research spans diverse domains, with a primary focus on geoinformatics, agroforestry, and environmental science. His notable contributions include groundbreaking studies such as “Fireworks induced particle pollution: A spatio-temporal analysis” (2016) and “Wintertime characteristics of aerosols over middle Indo-Gangetic Plain: Vertical profile, transport, and radiative forcing” (2017), both widely cited works in atmospheric science. Additionally, his research extends to digital diffusion for inclusive agroecosystems and leveraging geo big data for accelerating agroecological intensification in drylands. Notably, he explores automated crop type mapping using dynamic time warping, offering insights crucial for enhanced food and nutritional security.

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