Dr. A.Samuel Raja

samuel1973@tce.edu

Educational Qualification

DEGREE BRANCH INSTITUTE YEAR
B.Sc Chemistry Sarawathi Narayanan College, M.K.University 1993
B.Tech Automobile Engineering Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University 1996
M.E Internal Combustion Engineering College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University 1999
Ph.D Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Anna University 2015

Experience

PERIOD NO OF YEARS DESIGNATION INSTITUTION
14-06-1999 to 30-11-2000 1.5 Lecturer/Teaching Hindustan College of Engineering,Chennai
01-12-2000 to 10-10-2005 5 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer/ Teaching Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai
14-10-2005 to 31-07-2007 2 Lecturer / Teaching Adama University, Ethiopia
13-09-2007 to 01-01-0001 --- Assistant Professor / Teaching Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Journals

  1. Samuel Raja, A & Valan Arasu, A, 2015, ‘Effect of gasoline - ethanol blends in rapid wide-open throttling of a motorcycle Engine’, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, vol. 9, No. 20, pp. 510-517.
  2. Samuel Raja, A & Valan Arasu, A 2014, ‘Control of cold start hydrocarbon emissions of motor bike engine by gasoline-ethanol blends and intake air heating’, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 1567-1573.
  3. Samuel Raja, A & Valan Arasu, A, 2014, ‘Prediction of cold start hydrocarbon emissions of air cooled two wheeler Spark Ignition engines by simple Fuzzy logic simulation’, THERMAL SCIENCE: Year 2014, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 179-191.

Conferences

  1. "Simulation of performance parameters of Diesel Engines", May In-house Research Seminar, Adama University, Ethiopia, May 31, 2006
  2. “Effect Of Combustion Chamber Design On The Performance And Emission Characteristics Of A Direct Injection (DI) Diesel Engine Fuelled With Refined Rice bran Oil Blends”, Oct 24 - 27, 2004, Internal combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, International Conference Conducted by ASME at California, USA.
  3. “Refined rice bran oil as an alternative fuel for single cylinder direct injection diesel engine using spherical and re-entrant combustion chambers" Mar 24 - 26, 2004, APOGEE 2004 - Annual Symposium, Conducted by BITS – Pilani, Rajasthan, India.
  4. “Experimental Investigations on the performance and combustion of a single cylinder direction injection diesel engine with neat vegetable oils”. Mar 5, 2004, National Conference on Alternate Fuels for Automobiles, Conducted by Institute of Road Transport Technology (IRTT) – Erode, India.

Industry Interactions

COMPANY NAME NATURE OF WORK PERIOD DETAILS
TVS Motors, Hosur setting up Centre for Design in Automotive Research Centre 01-07-2010 to 18-07-2019 Curriculum Development
TVS & Sons Company, Madurai 4 - Batches of students 01-01-2010 to 31-12-2011 Handled theory and practical classes for certificate course on "Automotive Engineering" jointly with TVS

Sponsored Research

TITLE SPONSORING AGENCY AMOUNT RESPONSIBILITY
Centre for Two wheeler Testing AICTE Rs.10 Lakhs Team Member

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Attended

  1. One-day workshop on "Advanced Knowledge Resources and IPR in Research" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 27-03-2019 to 27-03-2019
  2. TEQIP-III Sponsored One Week Short Term Course on "Machine Learning Techniques in Modern Manufacturing" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 10-12-2018 to 16-12-2018
  3. TEQIP-III Sponsored Short Term Course on "Recent Trends in Electric Vehicles" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 06-12-2018 to 08-12-2018
  4. One-day workshop on "Mentoring Skills" organized by the counselling cell of Thiagarajar College of Engineering in association with M.S.Chella Muthu Trust and Research Foundation, Madurai, 04-08-2018 to 04-08-2018
  5. One-day workshop on "ICT tools and Active Learning Strategies for Education" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 12-07-2018 to 12-07-2018
  6. TEQIP-II sponsored Three day workshop on "Integrating Science with Engineering" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 21-03-2017 to 23-03-2017
  7. TEQIP-II Sponsored Three day workshop on "Outcome Based Education" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai , 16-03-2017 to 18-03-2017
  8. One-day workshop on "Psychological First Aid" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 06-02-2017 to 06-02-2017
  9. TEQIP-II sponsored one day workshop on "ICT tools for Engineering Education" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, 09-11-2016 to 09-11-2016
  10. One-day workshop on "Understanding Human Behaviour" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 20-10-2016 to 20-10-2016
  11. TEQIP Sponsored three-day workshop on "Recent Advances in Numerical Solution of Differential Equations" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 02-02-2015 to 04-02-2015
  12. TEQIP Sponsored Two-day workshop on "CAD/CAM Integration" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 18-12-2013 to 19-12-2013
  13. TEQIP Sponsored Two-day workshop on "Outcome Based Education" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 12-11-2013 to 13-11-2013
  14. TEQIP Sponsored one-day workshop on "Gas Turbine, Jet flow and Acoustics" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 28-10-2013 to 28-10-2013
  15. ISTE Two-week Workshop on "Introduction to Research methodologies" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai , 25-06-2012 to 04-07-2012
  16. AICTE Sponsored Two-week Staff Development Programme on "Research methodologies and Issues in Engineering" at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, 12-12-2011 to 24-12-2011
  17. Three Day workshop on "Recent Advances in Internal Combustion Engines" (RAICE-2008) at NIT, Warrangal, 28-03-2008 to 30-03-2008
  18. TEQIP Sponsored Two-Day workshop on "Recent Trends in Alternative Fuels and Emission Control Technologies in Internal Combustion Engines" at NIT Trichy, 19-12-2007 to 20-12-2007
  19. One Day Workshop on “CAD - CAE” at Hindustan College of Engineering, Chennai, 15-05-2005 to 15-05-2005
  20. SAE Top- Tech Professional Development Programme in “Application of Engine Tribology for achieving fuel economy and reducing emissions” at Anna University, Chennai, 16-04-2005 to 16-04-2005
  21. One week Faculty Development Program on “Total Quality Management” at Anna University, Chennai, India. , 16-11-2004 to 21-11-2004
  22. One Day Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Automotive Testing” at P.S.G.College of Technology, Coimbatore, 24-01-2004 to 24-01-2004

Seminar, Conference, Workshop Organised

  1. One-day workshop on "Two wheeler Mechanism" , 27-03-2015 to 27-03-2015
  2. TEQIP Sponsored Two-day faculty Development Programme on "Effective Teaching Methodologies for Fluid Mechanics", 20-12-2013 to 21-12-2013
  3. TEQIP Sponsored Two-day Faculty Development Programme on "Energy Management and Conservation", 28-11-2013 to 29-11-2013
  4. Six month certificate course in Automotive Engineering Jointly with TVS Training Academy, Madurai (3-Batches), 01-06-2010 to 31-12-2011
  5. Two-day workshop on "Automotive Materials and Automotive Electronics (NWAMAE)" & Siscar Derby (Soap box car competition) at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai, 18-05-2005 to 19-05-2005

Lectures Delivered

TOPIC DELIVERED AT PERIOD
Motorcycle Kinematics University College of Engineering, BIT Campus, Trichy 08-12-2017 to 08-12-2017
A Theoretical study of vehicle design, Motorcycle Dynamics Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai 20-11-2017 to 21-11-2017
Air compressor in FDTP on Thermal Engineering KCG College of Technology, Chennai 29-12-2016 to 29-12-2016
Dynamics of Particles in FDP on Engineering Mechanics Rajalakshmi Engineering College 20-12-2016 to 20-12-2016
I.C.Engine Pollution Control Kings College of Engineering, Tanjore 30-07-2016 to 30-07-2016
Advancements in Internal Combustion Engines AAA College of Engineering & Technology, Virudhunagar 10-07-2015 to 10-07-2015

Awards / Recognition Received

  1. Awarded for publications in 2014-2016, Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Visits Abroad

PLACE PURPOSE DURATION
Adama University,Nazereth, Ethiopia To work as teaching faculty in Dept. of Automobile Engineering at Adama University 2 years

Membership

NAME OF SOCIETY DETAILS PERIOD
SAE Additional Faculty Advisor