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  • Dr R P Saini

  • Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Publications 1997 - 2023

Publications

  • 139
    Journal Articles
  • 64
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 17
    Review
  • 15
    Projects
  • 2
  • 1
  • 123

Citations / H-Index

7211 Citations
47 h-index
5647 Citations

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Expertise

Energy and Fuels

Small Hydro Power Hydro turbine design and performance testing, Hydro kinetic turbines, Silt erosion and cavitation in hydro turbines., Solar Energy: Solar thermal energy utilization - performance enhancement of solar air heaters, Solar thermal energy storage - packed bed sensible heat storage system, Sizing of solar photovoltaic systems, Integrated Renewable Energy Sources: Modeling of renewable energy systems, Modeling of hybrid energy systems,

Personal Information

Dr R P Saini

Male
Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
ā€ˇRoorkee, Uttarakhand, India - 247667


Experience

  • Professor

    Hydro and Renewable Energy

    Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

  • Associate Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee


Honours and Awards

2016

Lifetime Achievement Award

Venus International Foundation

2016

Best Citizens of India Award

Best Citizen Publishing House

2015

Bharat Jyoti Award

India International Friendship Society

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2016

Lifetime Achievement Award

Venus International Foundation

2016

Best Citizens of India Award

Best Citizen Publishing House

2015

Bharat Jyoti Award

India International Friendship Society

2012

Best Teacher Award

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2004

Star Performer of IIT Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2003

Star Performer of IIT Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2017

Integrated Renewable Energy System for a remote rural area

Rajanna S., Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2016

Study of cavitation in Francis turbine for Small Hydro Power plants

Gohil Pankajkumar Paragbhai, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2016

Evolving optimal integrated renewable energy system model for stand-alone applications

Anurag Chauhan , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

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2017

Integrated Renewable Energy System for a remote rural area

Rajanna S., Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2016

Study of cavitation in Francis turbine for Small Hydro Power plants

Gohil Pankajkumar Paragbhai, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2016

Evolving optimal integrated renewable energy system model for stand-alone applications

Anurag Chauhan , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2015

Optimal Planning of Integrated renewable energy system

Mohit Bansal , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2015

Investigation of heat transfer enhancement by using V-shaped perforated blocks in a rectangular solar air heater duct

Tabish Alam , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2014

Investigation of grid connected six-phase induction generator for small hydro power plants

Shyam Narain Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2013

Heat and Fluid Flow in Solar Air Heater Duct with Multi V-Shaped Ribs with Gap

Anil Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2013

Investigation on Performance of a Packed Bed Solar Energy Storage System

Harmeet Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2011

Modeling of Hybrid renewable Energy System

Ajai Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2011

Development of Integrated Renewable energy System for a Remote Area

Kanase-Patil Amarsingh Baburao, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2010

Study of Silt Erosion on Pelton Turbine for a Small Hydro Power Plant

Mamta Kumari Padhy, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2010

Heat Transfer and Friction Characteristics of Multiple V-Rib Roughened Solar Air Heater

Vishavjeet Singh Hans, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2010

Analysis of Six-Phase Self-Excited Induction Generator

A Senthil Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2009

Optimization of low head small hydro installations

Sunil Kumar Singal, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2008

Study of solar air heater with roughened absorber plates

SK Saini, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

2007

Multiple induction generator in mini and micro hydro power development

Krishna Bihari Yadav, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2007

Efficiency Improvement of Hydro Turbines Through Erosion Resistance Design Approach

TR Bajracharya, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

2006

Performance of packed bed energy storage system for solar air heaters

Ranjeet Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2006

Integrated control of small hydropower plants

Nand Kishor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2006

Modelling of integrated renewable energy system

Ashok Kumar Akella , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

2004

Modelling of Decentralized Integrated Energy System

E Fernandez, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Modeling of Solar Photovoltaic array under non-uniform insolation

Sangram Bana , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Investigations on performance of a savonius hydrokinetic turbine

Anuj Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Heat transfer and fluid flow study in double pass solar air heater duct having discrete-multi V-shaped and staggered ribs

Ravi Kant Ravi, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Study on solar air heater duct roughened with spherical and inclined rib protrusions

Chandra Prakash , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Optimisation of Solar Photo-Voltaic Tracking System

Mamta Suthar , Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Solar Energy

Sanat Kumar Patro, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Hydro Turbines

Gaurav Saini, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2006

Indian Society for Solar Energy

New Delhi

2005

International Association for Small Hydro

New Delhi

2000

Institute of Engineers

Roorkee

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2006

Indian Society for Solar Energy

New Delhi

2005

International Association for Small Hydro

New Delhi

2000

Institute of Engineers

Roorkee

1996

Indian Society of Hydrologists

Roorkee

Indian Society for Continuing Education

Roorkee

Alumni Association

IIT Roorkee

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Research Projects

Mini/Micro Turbine for Hydro Power Generation Application in India

Funding Agency : MHRD and M/s Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Pune and IIT Madras

Development and implementation of 100 kW through surface water velocity driven hydrokinetic turbines-Varun III

Funding Agency : Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited

Development of Laboratory for Sediment Monitoring and Impact Analysis Studies in Hydro Power Plant

Funding Agency : MNRE

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Mini/Micro Turbine for Hydro Power Generation Application in India

Funding Agency : MHRD and M/s Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Pune and IIT Madras

Development and implementation of 100 kW through surface water velocity driven hydrokinetic turbines-Varun III

Funding Agency : Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited

Development of Laboratory for Sediment Monitoring and Impact Analysis Studies in Hydro Power Plant

Funding Agency : MNRE

Testing and Development of Multi-Purpose Hydraulically Operated Bio Residue Briquetting Machine

Funding Agency : Uttarakhand Van Vikas Nigam

Development of Efficient Cross Flow Turbine for Hilly Region

Funding Agency : MNRE

FIST support to AHEC to strengthen the research and teaching on Hydropower Generation

Funding Agency : DST

Training of Trainers on Small Hydro by Alternate Hydro Energy Centre

Funding Agency : 1540000

Setting up of Small Hydro Hydraulic Turbine R&D laboratory at AHEC

Funding Agency : 228220000

Rural Technology Action Group (RUTAG) IIT Roorkee for the State of Uttarakhand

Funding Agency : DST New Delhi

DPR on enhancement of Livelihood Activities through existing Micro Hydro Power Station in UA (Distt. Chamoli & Bageshwar)

Funding Agency : MNRE

Strengthening of test facilities & networking of institutions for performance & R&M related testing of SHP stations

Funding Agency : MNRE

Unelectrified villages-surveys

Funding Agency : 2800000

Development Of Standard Water Mills in Uttaranchal

Funding Agency : 1546000

Development of water mill for hilly area

Funding Agency : AICTE

Monitoring of execution of demonstration project-UNDP

Funding Agency : UNDP

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