B. Jayakishan


Assistant Professor

B. Jayakishan  B.E, M.D.M.D.M, M.S (USA), (Ph.D)            

Email : jayakishanb@ssn.edu.in

Mr. JayakishanBalagurunathan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering has 6 years of research, 3 years of teaching and 1 year industrial experience. He lastly served with the University of Dayton Research Institute, Von Ohain Fuel and Combustion Center, Dayton, OH, USA as research engineer.He has also worked with organization like Cummins Engines Inc., and Ashok Leyland Inc.
Academically, he has completed his Masters Diploma in mechanical design and management from Cadd Centre Ltd., Bachelors (B. E. Mechanical Engineering) degree from University of Madras (Hindustan Engineering College), Masters (M.S. Mechanical Engineering) degree from the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA and currently pursuing his Ph.D. programmein Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai. His research areas include Supersonic Combustion, Reaction Kinetics, Alternate Fuels, Pollution and Emission Control,Sustainable Energy Development and Shock Induced Mixing in Homogenous Gas Flows.
He has been teaching for both UG and PG at SSN College of Engineering from 2013 and has experience in managing the combustion, performance & emission testing activities entailing analytical research, validation and quality control documentation. He has oneinternational journal publication, one national journal, two international conference papers and two national conference papers to his credit. He is an active member in SAE, India and the Combustion Institute, Indian section.

  • Balagurunathan, Jayakishan. “Investigation of Ignition Delay Times of Conventional (JP-8) and Synthetic (S-8) Jet Fuels: A Shock Tube Study.” Electronic Thesis or Dissertation, University of Dayton, 2012. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/
  • J. Balagurunathan, S. Saxena, M. S. P. Kahandawala, M. J. Dewitt and S. S. Sidhu, “Ignition Delay Study of a Conventional (JP-8) and a Synthetic (S-8) Jet Fuel Using a Heated Shock Tube,” Energy and Fuels, 2012.
  • G.Flora, A. Nagulapalli, J. Balagurunathan, S. Saxena, M.S.P. Kahandawala, S.S. Sidhu, “Emission Characterization from Combustion of n-Dodecane and n-Dodecane / m-Xylene Mixture,” in Aero-Engine Challenges for the Combustion Community in the 21st Century of 7th US National Combustion Meeting at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2011.
  • B.Jayakishan, R.Prakash, K.Kumarrathinamand D.Christopher,”Performance And Emission Evaluation of a CompressionIgnition Engine Using Agitated Diesel Fuel,” Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 787 (2015) pp 692-696
  • JayakishanBalagurunathan, MoshanS.P. Kahandawala, Sukh S. Sidhu,”Investigation of Ignition Delay Times of Conventional (JP-8) and Synthetic(S-8) Jet Fuels: A Shock Tube Study.” Proceedings of the 23rd National Conference on I. C. Engine and Combustion (NCICEC 2013) Dec 13-16, 2013, Ref No. 2013NCICEC0503, SVNIT-Surat, Gujarat,