IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Uttam Rana

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Qualifications

  • M.Tech.          Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India 2005                         
  • B.E. (Mech.)   Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2003



  1. Office: 033-26684561-63 (Extension-788)
  2. Residence: +91 97344 42497


  1. E-mail: rana@mech.iiests.ac.in, rana.uttam@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Combustion
  • Heat transfer and fluid flow analysis.

Courses Undertaken

Under Graduate

  • Heat Transfer
  • Solar energy and its applications
  • Basic mechanical engineering
  • Automobile engineering
  • Circulating fluidized bed technology
  • Numerical methods in engineering
  • Computation fluid dynamics

Post Graduate

  • Gas turbine and compressors.

  •  Combustion science and engineering.

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1.  Prediction of flame speed and exergy analysis of premixed flame in a heat recirculating cylindrical micro combustor, Uttam Rana, Suman Chakraborty, S.K. Som, Energy 126 (2017) 658-670
  2. Dynamics and thermodynamics of co-flow non-premixed methane–air flame in a cylindrical microcombustor with heat recirculating wall, Uttam Rana, Suman Chakraborty & Sankar Kumar Som, Combustion Theory and Modelling , 2017 Vol. 21, No. 4, 677–69
  3. Thermodynamics of premixed combustion in a heat recirculating micro combustor, Uttam Rana, Suman Chakraborty, S.K. Som, Energy 68 (2014) 510-518.
  4. Wall heat recirculation and exergy preservation in flow through a small tube with thin heat source, S.K. Som⁎, Uttam Rana, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 64 (2015) 1–6.