Sukanta Roy

Dr. Sukanta Roy

Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering

PhD (Mech Eng), MTech, BEng, MASME, MIE CEng (I), SFHEA (UK)

Erasmus Mundus PDF (LHEEA/ECN, France), PDF (IRPHE/AMU, France)

Senior Lecturer | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 443939 Extn: 2505 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-454 | Email: sukanta.roy@curtin.edu.my

Research Profiles: Google Scholar (h-index = 14), Scopus (h-index = 12), Web of Science (h-index = 10), Detailed CV

Research Interests: Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wind Turbine Aerodynamics and Hydro-kinetic Turbines, Turbo-machinery, Renewable Energy, Heat  Transfer Applications

 

Professional Experience

  • Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (03/2019 – Till date)
  • Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (12/2019 – Till date)
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia (09/2017 – 11/2019)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, IRPHE, Aix Marseille University, France (11/2015 – 06/2017)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, LHEEA, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France (09/2014 – 10/2015)
  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tripura Institute of Technology, India (08/2007 – 08/2008)
  • Other key professional responsibilities are available in the Detailed CV.

 

 Fellowships, Awards, and Achievements

  • Senior Fellow, Advance HE, UK (2021)
  • Certified PREP Reviewer, Curtin University (2021)
  • Curtin Malaysia Learning and Teaching Excellence Award 2020
  • Curtin Nominee in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT)
  • Two (2) Best Paper Awards in National Conference on Innovations in Sustainable Energy and Technology, India 2020
  • Curtin Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2019
  • Fellow, Advance HE, UK (2019)
  • Chartered Engineer  (India), Institute of Engineers India (2019)
  • Golden Globe Tigers Award 2019 for Educational Leadership (2019)
  • Erasmus Mundus Post-Doctoral Fellowship from European Commission (09/2014 – 06/2015)
  • Young Scientist International Travel Support from Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (11/2013)
  • Institute Topper of National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India with CPI 10/10 (2008 – 2010)
  • BE First class with Distinction from National Institute of Technology, Agartala, India (2007)
  • Other key achievements are available in the Detailed CV.

 

Professional Affiliation

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), since 2011
  • The Institute of Engineers (India), since 2007
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), since 2019
  • Advance Higher Education (HEA), since 2019

 

Publications (Top 5 publications) 

  • S. Roy, R. Das, and U.K. Saha, 2018, An  Inverse method for optimization of geometric parameters of a Savonious-style wind turbine. Energy Conversion and Management, Vol 155, pp. 116–127 (Elsevier).  doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2017.10.088; Impact factor: 9.709 (Q1)

  • A. Ducoin, M.S. Shadloo and S. Roy2017, Direct numerical simulation of flow instabilities over Savonius style wind turbine blades. Renewable Energy, Vol 105,pp. 374 –385 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.12.072; Impact factor: 8.001 (Q1)

  • S. Roy and A. Ducoin, 2016, Unsteady analysis on the instantaneous forces and moment arms acting on a novel Savonius-style wind turbine. Energy Conversion and Management,Vol 121,pp. 281–296 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.05.044; Impact factor: 9.709 (Q1)

  • S. Roy and U.K. Saha, 2015, Wind tunnel experiments of a newly developed two-bladed Savonius-style wind turbine. Applied Energy, Vol 137, pp. 117–125 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.10.022; Impact factor: 9.746 (Q1)

  • S. Roy and U.K. Saha, 2013, Review on the numerical investigations into the design and development of Savonius wind rotors. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 24, pp. 73–83 (Elsevier). doi:10.1016/j.rser.2013.03.060; Impact factor: 14.982 (Q1)

 

Total Peer-reviewed Publications = 30+

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Research/Teaching & Learning  Grants

  1. Flow Physics Modelling and Design Optimization of an Exhaust-air Energy Extractor in the Cooling Tower Applications; FRGS Research Grant 2018,  Total Amount: RM 100,000.00; Funded by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Govt. of Malaysia. Role: Principal Investigator. Ongoing (2019-2021).

  2. Design and Optimization of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Arm for Offshore Applications. Curtin Malaysia Higher Degree Research Grant 2019, Total Amount: RM 75,600.00; Funded by Curtin University Malaysia. Role: Principal Investigator. Ongoing (2019-2022).

  3. First-Year Students’ Active Learning Experiences through Engagement with Indigenous Community-based Projects; Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project (CMTIP) Grant 2019,  Total Amount: RM 2,000.00; Funded by Curtin University Malaysia. Role: Principal Investigator. Ongoing (2020-2021).

  4. Mechanistic Modelling of Ultrasound-assisted Pharmaceutical Crystallization with and without Anti-Solvent. Curtin Malaysia Higher Degree Research Grant 2021, Total Amount: RM 75,600.00; Funded by Curtin University Malaysia. Role: Principal Investigator. Ongoing (2021-2023).

  5. Enhancing First Year Engineering Student Online Learning Experience Through Virtual Science Practical Lab; Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project (CMTIP) Grant 2021, Total Amount: RM 2,000.00; Funded by Curtin University Malaysia. Role: Co-Investigator. Ongoing (2021-2023).

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