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Karunesh Kant is a post-doctoral researcher within the Energy Technology group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His research interest includes thermal energy storage, building energy efficiency, solar photovoltaic system, solar thermal systems, phase change materials and material characterization. Currently, he is working on numerical heat transfer analysis of thermochemical materials for thermal energy storage. 

Academic background

Karunesh Kant received his bachelor’s degree from Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow, India in Mechanical Engineering and master’s from National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India in Mechanical System Design. He had received doctorate in Renewable Energy from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Jais Amethi (An Institute of National Importance Established under the Act of Parliament). He was awarded prestigious Bhaskara Advance Solar Energy Fellowship by IUSSTF and Department of Science and Technology Government of India.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical engineering, Master, National Institute of Technology Srinagar

31 Jul 201228 Jul 2014

Mechanical engineering, Bachelor, Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow

1 Jul 200830 Jun 2012

Technology, Doctor, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Jais, Amethi, India

28 Jul 201431 Jul 2018

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Phase change materials Engineering & Materials Science
Energy storage Engineering & Materials Science
Thermal energy Engineering & Materials Science
Heat transfer Engineering & Materials Science
Latent heat Engineering & Materials Science
Fatty acids Engineering & Materials Science
Solar dryers Engineering & Materials Science
Pulse code modulation Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2014 2019

Analysis and design of air ventilated building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system incorporating phase change materials

Kant, K., Pitchumani, R., Shukla, A. & Sharma, A., 15 Sep 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 196, C, p. 149-164 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Phase change materials
Air
Dynamic loads
Temperature
Flow rate

Latent heat storage for solar still applications

Anand, A., Kant, K., Shukla, A. & Sharma, A., 23 May 2019, Solar Desalination Technology. Kumar, A. & Prakash, O. (eds.). 1st ed. Springer Singapore: Springer, p. 293-323 (Green Energy Technology)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Heat storage
Latent heat
Phase change materials
Environmental technology
Carbon footprint

Advances in simulation studies for developing energy-efficient buildings

Kant, K., Shukla, A. & Sharma, A., 2018, Sustainability through energy-efficient buildings. Shukla, A. & Sharma, A. (eds.). Boca Raton: Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 209-234 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Energy utilization
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Energy efficiency

Building integrated photovoltaic: building envelope material and power generator for energy-efficient buildings

Kant, K., Shukla, A. & Sharma, A., 2018, Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings. Shukla, A. & Sharma, A. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 109-130 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Electricity
Facades
Roofs
Systems analysis
Hardware

Heating ventilation and air-conditioning systems for energy-efficient buildings

Kant, K., Shukla, A. & Sharma, A., 2018, Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings. Shukla, A. & Sharma, A. (eds.). Boca Raton : Taylor and Francis Ltd., Vol. 1, p. 165-180 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Air conditioning
Ventilation
Heating
Thermal comfort
Air

Activities 2012 2017

  • 2 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition
  • 2 Membership of network
  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

Virginia Tech

Karunesh Kant (Visiting researcher)
15 Sep 201715 Dec 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institutionScientific

Solar Energy Society of India (External organisation)

Karunesh Kant (Member)
2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of networkProfessional

International Solar Energy Society (External organisation)

Karunesh Kant (Member)
2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of networkProfessional

Recent trend in solar and Wind energy

Karunesh Kant (Participant)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Advanced Computer Numerical Control

Karunesh Kant (Participant)
2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific