Dr. P.P. Kothmire



Name: Dr. Pramod P. Kothmire
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: BE , M.Tech., Ph.D

  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2020.
  • M. Tech. (Thermal Engineering), Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Andheri, Mumbai India, 2013.
  • BE (Mechanical Engineering), Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India, 2008.

Overview of Profile:

  • Mr. Pramod P. Kothmire is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His inter- disciplinary research interests cover Electro hydrodynamics, Interfacial engineering and also HVAC projects. He is passionate to design developed and improves the performance of Oil and refinery industries product. 
  • Mr. Pramod P. Kothmire is pursuing a Ph.D. from IIT Bombay, which is joint research program between IITB and MIT Alandi Pune.
  • Delivered Ph.D. defence and Viva Voce examination at Indian Institute of Technology Powai Bombay on 11th November 2020 at 2.00 pm. on the thesis titled "Design Aspects of an Electrocoalescer".

Fore Front Area of Research: Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer, Electro hydrodynamics, Interfacial engineering, Thermal engineering etc.
Email id:  ppkothmire@mech.maepune.ac.in
Experience:  Teaching: 10.5 years, Industry : 2.2 years, Research : 5.5 years


  • Winner: Ph.D. Research Excellence Award 2021 from IEEE and Institute of Engineers India, F.C.R.I.T. Vashi Mumbai
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2017-18)
  • M.Tech Thermal Engineering 1st Rank in Institute (S.P.C.E. Andheri Mumbai)
  • Bry air Awards, Design of Heat pump Assisted Dryer, One Lakh cash prize, February 2007


Research / Patents / Publications

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Pranita Shinde, Pramod Kothmire,Yogesh Bhalerao, CFD Investigation on Fluid Flow Analysis in Fluid Separator, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, ISBN 978-3-030-16962-6, Vol 16, Page 131-141,2019

International Journals

  • Pramod P. Kothmire, Yogesh J. Bhalerao, Vijay M. Naik, Rochish M. Thaokar, Vinay A. Juvekar, Experimental studies on the electrostatic boundary conditions of an electrocoalescer vessel, Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power 2016, NIT ALLAHABAD, India
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Thaokar Rochish and Juvekar Vinay, "Influence of effective electric field distribution on the oil-water separation of an Electrostatic Coalescer", Soft Matter meet 2016, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research NCL Pune, India.
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Juvekar Vinay, and Thaokar Rochish, "Design of distributor in an Electrocoalescer", Complex Fluids 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Indian Society of Rheology, Powai, India.
  • Pawan Kumar Yadav, Kothmire Pramod, "CFD Analysis of Exhaust Pipe of a Diesel Engine",1st World Congress on Optimization and Automation Techniques in Engineering and Management (WCOATEM-2020) GH Raisoni University, Amravati, Maharashtra, India.
  • Pawan Kumar Yadav, Kothmire Pramod, "Exhaust system of commercial vehicle: a review", International Conference on Futuristic and Sustainable Aspects in Engineering and Technology (FSAET-2020), Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Pramod P. Kothmire, Yogesh J. Bhalerao, Rochish M. Thaokar,” Experimental Studies on the effect of electrostatic boundary conditions and frequency on the performance of a trigrid electrostatic coalescer”, Journal of Electrostatics, Vol 108, November 2020,103498.
  • Pramod P. Kothmire, Yogesh J. Bhalerao, Vijay M. Naik, Rochish M. Thaokar, Vinay A. Juvekar, Experimental studies on the performance and analysis of an electrostatic coalescer under different electrostatic boundary conditions, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 154 (2020) 273-282. (Science direct Elsevier)
  • Ralebhat Rahul, Kothmire Pramod, Heat Stress Management Practices in Poultry, International Journal for Scientific Research & Development, ISSN: 2321-0613 2, Vol. 4, 2016.
  • Pranita Shinde, Pramod Kothmire,Yogesh Bhalerao, CFD Investigation on Fluid Flow Analysis in Fluid Separator, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, ISBN 978-3-030-16962-6, Vol 16, Page 131-141,2019
  • Vijay Subhash Shinde, Pramod Kothmire, I Review on Separation Technology, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering, ISSN(p): 2320-2092 , Vol 7, 2019
  • Shinde Vijay S, Kothmire Pramod P., Deciding the Effective Position of Fuel Injector using Cfd, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-8, 2019
  • Nikhil M Gadave, Pramod P Kothmire, Thermo hydraulic evaluation performance of shell and tube heat exchanger with different tube geometries, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-9, 2019
  • Ronak Gandhi, Bhushan Kumbhare, Debarshi Sharma, Pramod Kothmire, Design and development of windmill operated water pump, IJRERD- A024, 01, 01 Nov 2015.
  • Ronak Gandhi, Bhushan Kumbhare, Debarshi Sharma, Pramod Kothmire, Design and development of windmill operated water pump, IJETR, Vol. 3, Issue 12 Dec 2015.

National Conferences/ Symposium

  • Pratik Dabole, Pramod P. Kothmire, Dr. Y.J.Bhalerao, An Experimental Investigation on Vortex tube refrigeration, National conference on Innovations in Mechanical Engineering, 6-8 April 2015, MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune 412105.
  • Pranita Shinde, Dipali More, Swapnali Burungale, Pramod Kothmire, Review on Vortex tube-based cooling, SCHEMCON in Chemical Engineering, 2015, MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune 412105.
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Thaokar Rochish and Juvekar Vinay, "Influence of effective electric field distribution on the oil-water separation of an Electrostatic Coalescer", Soft Matter meet 2016, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research NCL Pune, India, 2016.
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Thaokar Rochish, and Juvekar Vinay, "Criticality of electrostatic parameters on Electrocoalescence", Research Scholar Symposium 2018, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, India, 18th February 2018.
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Thaokar Rochish and Juvekar Vinay, "Design Aspects of a Trigrid Electrostatic Coalescer", SCHEMCON 2018, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Bombay, India.
  • Kothmire Pramod, Bhalerao Yogesh, Naik Vijay, Thaokar Rochish and Juvekar Vinay, "Design Aspects of an Electrostatic Coalescer", Research Scholar Symposium 2020, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, India, 7th March 2020.