The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, is inviting applications for the position of project fellow from suitable candidates for a project funded by Lam Research, USA, for the grant titled “Heating and Cooling with Microchannels for Rate and Response”. It is to be highlighted that, the mentioned project is one of the only two projects selected by Lam Research, USA and out of 20 from world-wide through Unlock-ideas campaign.

The broad deliverables of the project are:

  • Design, develop and fabricate an efficient microchannel heat exchanger for removal of 20kW of heat from a given surface
  • Develop an experimental setup to measure the heat transfer efficiency of the fabricated microchannel heat exchanger


M.E./M.Tech./B.Tech in Chemical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering. Candidates are required to have knowledge about heat transfer, vaporization and condensation, mass transfer, and process instrumentation. Hands-on experience with machining such as CNC machine would be an added advantage and would be given preference.

Candidates other than above-mentioned majors need not apply

Duration: One year

Job Location: Coimbatore

Fellowship: Rs. 25,000 p.m. (Consolidated); The fellowship amount would be paid through Amrita Center for Research and Development, Kollam, Kerala.

Last Date for Application: October 30, 2019

Number of positions: 
Contact Details: 

Dr. Udaya Bhaskar Reddy Ragula
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
School of Engineering, 
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore – 641 112.

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