Dr. Rudrodip Majumdar is a Nuclear Engineer with a Ph.D. from North Carolina University, USA. Rudrodip has extensive working experiences in the areas of Plasma Fusion Energy, Renewable Energy and Thermal Energy Storages. He is keen to explore innovative and cost-effective technologies for the sustainable development. He has 20 International Journal articles, 6 International Conference proceedings papers and 3 invited Book Chapters in edited International Monographs. Recently, he has published a book chapter titled ‘Sludge hygienisation – a novel technology for urban areas to deal with incursion of COVID-19 viral particles in wastewater’ as Chapter 11 in C. Chakrabarty et al. (Eds.): The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Green Societies: Environmental Sustainability, Springer Nature Switzerland (2021), which was selected through rigorous peer-review process from an open, competitive call for chapters.
Saurabh, Kumar , and Rudrodip Majumdar. 2022. “Fuels for Sustainable Transport in India”. In Clean Fuels for Mobility. Energy, Environment, and Sustainability edited by Di Blasio G., Agarwal A.K., Belgiorno G., Shukla P.C. , Clean Fuels for Mobility. Energy, Environment, and Sustainability edited by Di Blasio G., Agarwal A.K., Belgiorno G., Shukla P.C. , Singapore: Springer Nature, 27-55. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-16-8747-1_3.
Dhyani, Shalini , Rudrodip Majumdar, and Harini Santhanam. 2021. “Scaling-up Nature-Based Solutions for Mainstreaming Resilience in Indian Cities”. In Ecosystem-Based Disaster and Climate Resilience, Ecosystem-Based Disaster and Climate Resilience, Singapore : Springer , 279-306. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-16-4815-1_12.
Majumdar, Rudrodip . 2021. “Sludge Hygienisation—A Novel Technology for Urban Areas to Deal with Incursion of COVID-19 Viral Particles in Wastewater”. In The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Green Societies: Environmental Sustainability, The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Green Societies: Environmental Sustainability, Switzerland: Springer Nature. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-030-66490-9_11.pdf.
Santhanam, Harini , and Rudrodip Majumdar. 2020. “Permeable Pavements as Sustainable Nature-Based Solutions for the Management of Urban Lake Ecosystems”. In Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Ecosystems and Societies, Disaster Resilience and Green Growth, Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Ecosystems and Societies, Disaster Resilience and Green Growth, Singapore: Springer, 329-345.
Saurabh, Kumar , and Rudrodip Majumdar. 2021. “An approach towards comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for surface transport automotive fuels ”. In International Conference on Sustainable Technology and Development 2021, International Conference on Sustainable Technology and Development 2021, Shenzhen China, 31st October - 3rd November 2021: Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and Elsevier .
Mukherjee, Ankit , Rudrodip Majumdar, Sandip Kumar Saha, Chandramouli Subramaniam, and Lalit Kumar. 2019. “Modelling of Open Thermochemical Energy Storage System for Space Heating using Reduced Order Model”. In Proceedings of 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), Proceedings of 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT). http://ishmtdigitallibrary.com/conferences/18a7131602a3b186,7a56f09f53571cac,006c8a5776942cac.html.
Majumdar, Rudrodip , and Sandip Kumar Saha. 2019. “Study on the Behaviour of Thermal Stratification in Encapsulated PCM-based Storage System”. In Proceedings of 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), Proceedings of 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), The Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT) . http://ishmtdigitallibrary.com/conferences/18a7131602a3b186,7a56f09f53571cac,4b6e2f74550c450a.html.
Kamath, Harsh G, Rudrodip Majumdar, A.V. Krishnan, and R. Srikanth. 2022. “Cost and environmental benefits of coal-concentrated solar power (CSP) hybridization in India”. Energy 240(122805). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544221030541.
Choudhary, Anukool , Rudrodip Majumdar, and Sandip K Saha. 2021. “Hybridisation of geothermal source with ORC-based load loop for uninterrupted generation of steady power”. International Journal of Sustainable Energy. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14786451.2021.1895779.
Khurana, Hitesh , Saurabh Tiwari, Rudrodip Majumdar, and Sandip K Saha. 2021. “Comparative evaluation of circular truncated-cone and paraboloid shapes for thermal energy storage tanks based on thermal stratification performance”. Journal of Energy Storage 34: 102191. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2352152X20320144.
Majumdar, Rudrodip , Sandip K Saha, and Aditya Patki. 2020. “Novel Dimension Scaling for Optimal Mass Flow Rate Estimation in Low Temperature Flat Plate Solar Collector based on Thermal Performance Parameters”. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 19. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2451904920300871.
Mukherjee, Ankit , Rudrodip Majumdar, Sandip K Saha, Chandramouli Subramaniam, and Lalit Kumar. 2020. “Performance Evaluation of an Open Thermochemical Energy Storage System Integrated with Flat Plate Solar Collector”. Applied Thermal Engineering 173( Article 115218). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1359431119375465.
Majumdar, Rudrodip , and Sandip K Saha. 2020. “Computational study of performance of cascaded multi-layered packed-bed thermal energy storage for high temperature applications”. Journal of Energy Storage 32(101930).
Majumdar, Rudrodip . 2021. “COVID -Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Possible Linkages with the Tuberculosis Infection: An Observation”. TBInfo 1(3): 1-7. http://www.tbinfo.org/sites/default/files/2021-09/COVID-induced%20Pulmonary%20Fibrosis%20and%20the%20Possible%20Linkages%20with%20the%20Tuberculosis%20Infection%20An%20Observation_0.pdf.
Majumdar, Rudrodip . 2020. “TB in Zoo Elephants and the Transmission of Infection into Zookeepers due to Extended Proximity during COVID-19 Pandemic”. TBInfo 1 (2 ): 1-7 . http://tbinfo.org/sites/default/files/2021-01/Tuberculosis%20in%20Elephants%20and%20its%20Implications%20during%20COVID-19%20by%20Rudrodip%20Majumdar.pdf.
Majumdar, Rudrodip . 2020. “Tuberculosis: A Brief Overview and Recent Advancements in Clinical Treatment”. TBInfo 1 (1 ): 11-15. http://tbinfo.org/sites/default/files/2020-08/Tuberculosis_%20A%20Brief%20Overview%20and%20Recent%20Advancements%20in%20Clinical%20Treatment%20by%20Rudrodip%20Majumdar_0.pdf.
- Developed and taught the course titled “Major Conventional and Non-conventional Pathways to Harness Energy ” in the Fall 2021 Semester (August 2021– November 2021). Course Outline
Developed and taught the course titled “Advanced Energy Systems- I” in the Spring 2021 Semester (February 2021– May 2021) Course Outline
Developed and taught the course titled “Conventional and Non-conventional Pathways to Harness Energy – Focus on Renewable Energy Sources” in the Fall 2020 Semester (Sept 2020 – Dec 2020) Syllabus
The long-term (5-year) collaborative project titled 'TBInfo Dissemination Platform: A Collaboration between OSPF http://tbinfo.org/ and NIAS' is to be executed by Dr. Nibedita Rath (Scientific Director, OSPF) and Dr. Rudrodip Majumdar (Assistant Professor, EEP, NIAS), while Prof. Jaykumar Menon (Founder, OSPF) will assume the role of key advisor. Tuberculosis Newsletter
List of Seminars Delivered by Dr. Rudrodip Majumdar
Delivered a Talk titled "China’s Domination of the Global Solar PV Industry - A Case Study of Egypt’s Benban Solar Park using Satellite Imagery" at NIAS Wednesday Discussion, on 09.12.2020. (Citation: https://www.nias.
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- Delivered open seminar titled ‘Dynamic Moving Boundary Characteristics of Two-phase ORC Heat-exchangers in Solar Thermal Applications’, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at IIT Bombay. (Citation: https://www.ese.iitb.ac.in/content/dynamic-moving-boundary-characteristics-two-phase-orc-heat-exchangers-solar-thermal-applicat)
- Delivered invited research seminar titled ‘Dynamic Moving Boundary Characteristics of Two-phase ORC Heat-exchangers in Solar Thermal Applications’ on February 25, 2019 at Ahmedabad University. (Citation: Page 44 of Annual Report of Ahmedabad University 2018-19; https://ahduni.edu.in/assets/pdf/annual-report-2018-19.pdf)
- Delivered invited seminar titled ‘Modelling of Flow Patterns of Impurity Particulates following a Disruption in the Fusion Reactor Chamber’, on Monday, June 17, 2019 at Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar. (Citation: http://www.ipr.res.in/talkinfo/17_6_2019_DrRudrodip%20Majumdar.pdf)
- Delivered open seminar titled ‘Energy: Sketch of Present Scenario, Sustainability Goals and Possible Future Directions’, on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at IIT Bombay. (Citation: https://www.ese.iitb.ac.in/content/energy-sketch-present-scenario-sustainability-goals-and-possible-future-directions-dr-rudrod)
- Delivered talk titled ‘Effect of Varying Extent of PCM Capsule Filling on Thermal Stratification Performance of a Storage Tank’, on May 4, 2019, during Energy Day Meet, Organized by Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IITB at IIT Bombay.
- Delivered a Talk titled "Dry sludge hygienisation – an indigenous technological intervention for urban areas to deal with incursion of COVID-19 viral particles in wastewater" at NIAS Wednesday Discussion, on 05.08.2020.(Citation: http://www.nias.res.in/event/nias-wednesday-discussion-dry-sludge-hygienisation-%E2%80%93-indigenous-technological-intervention)
- Delivered open seminar titled ‘Quasi Steady moving boundary modelling for solar thermal heat-exchangers and simulation of dynamic characteristics’, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at IIT Bombay.(Citation: https://www.ese.iitb.ac.in/content/seminar-RMajumdar)