Dr. A.S. Ramana


Associate Professor

Dr. A.S. Ramana, M.Tech., Ph.D.





Dr. A.S. Ramana, Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department has fifteen years of teaching experience. He did B.E. Mechanical Engineering from Shanmugha College of Engineering, Tanjore and obtained Master’s degree with distinction in the field of Energy Conservation and Management from School of Energy, Bharathidasan University, Trichy. He did his doctoral research on Performance Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storage systems in Anna University Chennai.

  • He has published five papers in the international journals and has presented technical papers in national and international conferences.
  • He was the Co-Principal Investigator of AICTE sponsored research project on Solar Powered PCM integrated freezer during his previous employment at Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai.
  • He teaches Energy Conservation, Thermodynamics, Thermal Engineering, Heat and Mass Transfer, Power Plant Engineering.
  • His research areas of interest include Renewable energy, Thermal storage.

List of Publications

A. S. Ramana, L. Chidambaram, G. Kamaraj and R. Velraj Evaluation of renewable energy options for cooling applications International Journal of Energy Sector Management 2012 Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 65-74 Emerald DOI 10.1108/17506221211216544

L. Chidambaram, A. S. Ramana, G. Kamaraj and R. Velraj Review of solar cooling methods and thermal storage options Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2011 vol. 15 pp.3220–3228 Elsevier doi:10.1016/j.rser.2011.04.018.

L. Chidambaram, A. S. Ramana, G. Kamaraj and R. Velraj Experimental Investigation on a Latent Heat Thermal Storage Unit for Solar Cooling Application Green 2011, Vol. 1, pp. 221–228 De Gruyter. DOI 10.1515/GREEN.2011.018

A.S. Ramana, R. Venkatesh, V. Antony Aroul Raj, R. Velraj Experimental investigation of the LHS system and comparison of the stratification performance with the SHS system using CFD simulation Solar Energy 2014 Vol. 103, pp. 378-389 Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2014.02.009.

A.S. Ramana, T.V. Ashokumaar and K. Vignesh, Review On Performance Enhancement Studies on Solar Dryer. Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 787 (2015) pp 129- 133. doi:10.4028/ www.scientific.net /AMM.787.129