IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Achin Kumar Chowdhuri

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Qualifications

  • B. E. in Mech. Engg. in 1978 from B. E. College, Shibpur under Calcutta University
  • M.E. in Mech. Engg. (Machine Design) in 1980 B. E. College, Shibpur under Calcutta University
  • Ph. D. in Engineering in 2014 from IIEST, Shibpur



  1. Office: 2668 4561-4564 (Ext. 816/817)
  2. Residence: +91 94748 02787


  1. E-mail: achin@mech.iiests.ac.in, achinkumar_becs@rediffmail.com

Area of Research

  • Combustion
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Measurement

Courses Undertaken


  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Heat Power
  • Materials and Processes
  • Introduction to Mechanical Design


  • Air-Conditioning Engineering

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Achin Kumar Chowdhuri, Somnath Chakrabarti and Bijan Kumar Mandal, Numerical prediction of radiation and air preheating effects on the soot formation in a confined laminar co-flow diffusion flame, International Journal of Thermodynamics (IJoT) vol. 18 (No. 1), pp. 1-11, (2015).
  2. Achin Kumar Chowdhuri, Somnath Chakrabarti, & Bijan Kumar Mandal, Numerical study of radiation and air preheating effect on the velocity, temperature, and species distribution in a confined laminar coflow diffusion flame, Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 5 (No. 5), pp. 425-440 (2013).
  3. Achin Kumar Chowdhuri1, Arindam Mitra, Bijan Kumar Mandal and Somnath Chakraborti, Numerical prediction of fuel dilution effect on the flame structure and temperature distribution in diffusion flame, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, vol. 3, Special Issue 3,Feb 2013, pp. 139-145.
  4. A. K. Chowdhuri, A. J. Bhowal, S. Chakraborti, & B. K. Mandal, Numerical simulation of laminar diffusion flame with finite rate chemistry and variable property formulation, Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 4 (No. 1), pp. 67-76 (2012).
  5. Ambarish Datta, Achin Kumar Chowdhuri, Bijan Kumar Mandal, Experimental study on the performances of spark ignition engine with alcohol-gasoline blends as fuel, International Journal of Energy Engineering, vol. 2 (No. 1), PP. 22-27 (2012).
  6. K. Sadhukhan, A. K. Chowdhuri and B. K. Mandal, Computer based thermodynamic properties of ammonia-water mixture for the analysis of power and refrigeration cycles, International Journal of Thermodynamics (IJoT) vol. 15 (No. 3), pp. 133-139, (2012).