Mithilesh Kumar

Professor

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2554 , 3554

 mkumar[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

13

Publications       

1

Sponsored Projects

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Consultancy Projects

4

Doctoral Students

0

Continuing Education

8

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Mithilesh Kumar

Professor

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Joined in Jul 1997

 Room Number: Ms-101

 Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Metallurgical Engineering
    I.I.T. varanasi(BHU)
  2. M.Tech
    Extractive Metallurgy of Iron and Steel, Metallurgical Engineering
    N.I.T. Jamshedpur(RU)
  3. B.E
    Metallurgical Engineering
    B.I.T Sindri(RU)

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Teaching the subjects of Metallurgical thermodynamics and kinetics, Fuel technology and Sponge Iron technology,  N.I.T. Rourkela,  01 Jul 1997 - continuing
Post Doctoral Research Experience
  • Coal, Charcoal, Carbonization, reduction of iron ore,  RRL Bhopal and IIT Varanasi, BHU,  05 Feb 1992 - 11 Jun 1997
Laboratory Development
  • Fuel testing lab and Process metallurgy lab,  NIT Rourkela, acted as a co-investigater,  MODROB project of worth RS.7 lakhs obtained from MHRD for laboratory development.

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Process Metallurgy
Areas of Interest
Process Mettallurgy

 Projects

Study of wear behaviour of farm implement materials in soil water slurry and its control.

 MHRD

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Completed

Sponsored

 Continuing Education

No Continuing Educations Found....

 Publications

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Total Publications: 13
A. B. Kotta, A. Patra, M. Kumar, and S. K. Karak, "Effect of molasses binder on the physical and mechanical properties of iron ore pellets", International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy, and Materials, vol.26, no.1, pp.41-51, Springer, January 2019, 10.1007/s12613-019-1708-x Article
Ali. P. Samal, S. K. Patel, and M. Kumar, "Characterization of properties and estimation of power generation potentials of some woody biomass residues", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.38, no.12, pp.1819-1824, Taylor and Francis Inc. 2016, 10.1080/15567036.2014.1002951 Article
M. Kumar and S. K. Patel, "The characteristics and power generation energetics of coal, cattle dung, rice husk, and their blends", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.36, no.7, pp.700-708, Taylor & Francis 2014, 10.1080/15567036.2010.545798 Article
M. Kumar, H. S. Baghel, and S. K. Patel, "Reduction and swelling of fired hematite iron ore pellets by non-coking coal fines for application in sponge ironmaking", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.34, no.4, pp.249-267, Taylor and Francis 2013, 10.1080/08827508.2012.656776 Article
M. Kumar and S. K. Patel, "An assessment of electricity generation potentials of agricultural residues for power industries in india", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.33, no.23, pp.2171-2180, Taylor & Francis 2011, 10.1080/15567030903515096 Article

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M. Kumar, S. K. Patel, and H. P. F, "Characteristics of some forestry non-woody biomass species and estimation of their power generation potentials", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.33, no.17, pp.1616-1624, Taylor and Francis 2011, 10.1080/15567030903397875 Article
M. Kumar, S. K. Patel, and M. S, "Studies on characteristics of some shrubaceous non-woody biomass species and their electricity generation potentials", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.32, no.9, pp.786-795, Taylor and Francis 2010, 10.1080/15567030903060341 Article
M. Kumar, N. S, and S. K. Patel, "Studies on the reduction-swelling behaviors of hematite iron ore pellets with noncoking coal", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.31, no.4, pp.256-268, Taylor and Francis 2010, 10.1080/08827508.2010.508826 Article
M. Kumar and S. K. Patel, "Assessment of reduction behavior of hematite iron ore pellets in coal fines for application in sponge ironmaking", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.30, no.3, pp.240-259, Taylor and Francis 2009, 10.1080/08827500802498215 Article
M. Kumar, P. Mohapatra, and S. K. Patel, "Studies on the reduction kinetics of hematite iron ore pellets with noncoking coals for sponge iron plants", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.30, no.4, pp.372-392, Taylor and Francis 2009, 10.1080/08827500903185315 Article
M. Kumar and S. K. Patel, "Characteristics of Indian non-coking coals and iron ore reduction by their chars for directly reduced iron production", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.29, no.3, pp.258-273, Taylor and Francis 2008, 10.1080/08827500801997902 Article
M. Kumar, J. S, and S. K. Patel, "Characterization of properties and reduction behavior of iron ores for application in sponge ironmaking", Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, vol.29, no.2, pp.118-129, Taylor and Francis 2008, 10.1080/08827500701421896 Article
M. Kumar and S. K. Patel, "Energy values and estimation of power generation potentials of some non-woody biomass species", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, vol.30, no.8, pp.765-773, Taylor and Francis 2008, 10.1080/15567030701436206 Article

 Courses Taught

  • MM201 : Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics {Theory}
  • MM227 : Fuel Technology {Theory}
  • MM2301 : Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics {Theory}
  • MM2305 : Fuels and Refractories {Theory}
  • MM356 : Pollution in metallurgical Industries and its Control {Theory}
  • MM408 : Energy, Environment and Recycling {Theory}
  • MM427 : Sponge Iron Technology {Theory}
  • MM626 : Alternative Routes of Iron Making {Theory}
  • MM647 : Fuel Technology {Theory}
  • MM2322 : Process MEtallurgy Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM272 : Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM370 : Fuel Testing Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM371 : Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory. {Practical}
  • MM374 : Fuel Testing Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM627 : Process Metallurgy Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM6371 : Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory {Practical}
  • MM671 : Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [4]
Reducibility Study Of Briquettes Made From Iron Bearing Metallurgical Wastes For Use In Iron Blast Furnace

 Manoja Kumar Mohanty

 Graduated  (2018)

 Co-Supervisor

Studies On The Chemical, Physical And Mechanical Properties Of Different Iron Ore Pellets Prepared Under Different Conditions

 Anand Babu Kotta

 Graduated  (2019)

 Co-Supervisor

Characterization And Reduction Kinetics Of Iron Ore Pellets By Carbonaceous Materials

 Avula Leela Sukh Brahma Reddy

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Metallurgical And Materials Engg.

 Raviteja Vinjamuri

 OnGoing

 Co-Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students [2]
Thermal Engineering

 Ali Padarbinda Samal

 Graduated  (2014)

 Co-Supervisor

Thermal Engineering

 Satyabrata Tripathy

 Graduated  (2014)

 Co-Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Punit Kumar Eshwar (213MM1466), "STUDIES OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND REDUCTION-SWELLING BEHAVIOR OF FIRED HAEMATITE IRON ORE PELLETS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Vasudev Singh Sengar (213MM2488), "CARBONIZATION STUDY OF NON-COKING COALS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THEIR PROPERTIES FOR APPLICATION IN DRI PRODUCTION" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Ramyaranjan Lenka (214MM2500), "CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF SOME BIOMASS SPECIES AND ESTIMATION OF THEIR POWER GENERATION POTENTIALS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Ravindra Kumar Sahu (214MM1554), "CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF NON –COKING COALS AND THEIR CHARS" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Jaydeep Vishwakarma (215MM2247), "Characterization and Reduction Behaviors of Iron Ore Pellets for the Application In Iron Making" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Divyank Patidar (216MM2450), "ESTIMATION OF POWER GENERATION POTENTIAL OF AGRICULTURAL BASED BIOMASS RESIDUES AND COAL-BIOMASS MIXED PELLET" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Rajnish Kumar (216MM2445), "Study of Properties & Reduction kinetics of iron ore pellets in coal-charcoal-mixture" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sourav Kumar Sahu (217MM1361), "STUDY ON THE REDUCTION BEHAVIOUR OF IRON ORE PELLETS IN CHARCOAL" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Biswanath Nahak (111MM0372), "REDUCTION OF IRON ORE PELLETS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Kishore Kumar Behera (111MM0355), "Carbonisation of Non-Coking Coal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Nayan (111MM0442), "REDUCTION OF IRON ORE PELLETS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Sushil Kumar Behera (111MM0356), "Carbonisation of Non-Coking Coal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Kundan Kumar (112MM0405), "Characteristics of Indian coals and analysis of coal char for directly reduced iron production" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Rakesh Das (112MM0399), "Characteristics of Indian coals and analysis of coal char for directly reduced iron production" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Bidhan Mishra (113MM0453), "STUDY ON CARBURIZATION OF MILD STEEL FOR THE IMPROVEMENT IN ITS MECHANICAL AND WEAR PROPERTIES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Ravi Baghel (113MM0540), "STUDY ON CARBURISATION OF MILD STEEL FOR THE IMPROVEMENT IN ITS MECHANICAL AND WEAR PROPERTIES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Matcha Shanmukha Raghavendra Murthy (112MM0416), "CARBURISATION OF MILD STEEL FOR THE UPGRADATION IN ITS HARDNESS AND WEAR PROPERTIES" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Anurup Mishra (114MM0259), "Reduction behavior of Hematite iron ore lumps" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • N. Sai Shankar (114MM0647), "Reduction behavior of Hematite iron ore lumps" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Saswat Panda (114MM0510), "Reduction behavior of Hematite iron ore lumps" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • v Rajan Kumar Raju (115MM0395), "Carbonization of Coals: Effects of Temperature and Time on the Properties of Chars/Cokes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Satyajit Mahapatra (115MM0537), "Carbonization of Coals: Effects of Temperature and Time on the Properties of Chars/Cokes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Vikash Kumar (115MM0494), "Carbonization of Coals: Effects of Temperature and Time on the Properties of Chars/Cokes" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Vikas Kumar Maurya (116MM0529), "Iron Ore Reduction: To study the Reduction & Swelling behavior of Iron Ore pellet" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Rohit Meena (115MM0497), "To Study the Reduction & Swelling behavior of Iron Ore Pellet" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020 Summer
  • K Krishnanand Murmu (117MM0628), "Carbonization of Coal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Samyak Yadav (117MM0642), "Carbonization of Coal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Tanmay Satish Konnur (117MM0614), "Carbonization of Coal" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Abinash Aurobindo Behera (716MM1114), "Study of the reduction and swelling behaviour of iron ore pellets by varying the amount of bentonite" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • BIT Alumini award of $700 for best student of the department,    1981
Memberships / Fellowships
  • Research associate, UGC, BHU, Varanasi,    1992
  • Senior research fellow, UGC, BHU, Varanasi,    1986