Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005
91 - 427 - 2443545, 4099999 Ext: 4099701
yuvarajr@sonatech.ac.in , rana.91011@gmail.com

Academic Profile
Degree Institution University Year of Passing Class obtained
Ph.D Anna University 2012 -
M.E (Thermal) Govt. College of Engg., Salem-11
Anna University
2012 First Class
B.E. Mechanical   Govt. College of Engg., Salem-11
Periyar University
2004 First Class

Area of Specialization
  • Heat Transfer
  • Machine Learning
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Energy
  • CFD

Subject Taught
  • Python Programming and Problem Solving
  • Machine Learning with Python Programming
  • Data Structure, Python Programming and Problem Solving
  • Object Oriented Programming using C++
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Machineries
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Gas Dynamics and Jet Propulsion
  • Turbo Machines
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Strength of Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

Academic & Industrial Career
Institution / Industry Designation Period
Sona College of Technology, Salem Assistant Professor June 2012 – Till date
Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem Lecturer July 2006 – Sep 2010
TVS Sundaram Clayton Ltd., Chennai Graduate Apprenticeship Apr 2005 -  May 2006


Publication in International Conference

  • R.Yuvarajm, S.Sivalakshmi, T.Balusami, Modeling and Simulation of NOx formation in CI engine fuelled with neat biodiesel, Proceedings of Second International Conference COSMA 2011, Coimbatore, December, 14-16, 2011.
  • Yuvaraj, R. and D. Senthilkumar. “Heat Transfer Model for Dropwise Condensation on Hydrophobic and Superhydrophobic Interfaces”. Journal of Thermal Engineering, vol. 9, no. 5, 2023, pp. 1245-59, doi: https://doi.org/10.18186/thermal.1374673
  • R. Yuvaraj and R. Senthilkumar, “Numerical analysis of non-Fourier heat conduction dynamics in the composite layer”, JMES, pp. 9597–9615, Sep. 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.15282/jmes.17.3.2023.6.0760
  • Yuvaraj R, Senthilkumar D. Experimental investigation of frosting behavior on superhydrophobic copper surface prepared by thermal evaporation Method. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy. 2022; 236(5):949-960. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/09576509211070428
  • Yuvaraj, R. and D. Senthilkumar. “A Comparative Study of Diffusion, Thermal Wave and Dual-Phase-Lag Heat Conduction In Thin Layer”. Isı Bilimi Ve Tekniği Dergisi, vol. 41, no. 1, 2021, pp. 101-18, doi: https://doi.org/10.47480/isibted.979363
  • Yuvaraj, R. and D. Senthilkumar. “Study of droplet dynamics and condensation heat transfer on superhydrophobic copper surface”. Thermal Science, vol. 25, no. 1 Part B, 2021, pp. 653- 664, doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190126089Y
  • Yuvaraj, R., Senthil Kumar, D. Numerical simulation of thermal wave propagation and collision in thin film using finite element solution. J Therm Anal Calorim 142, 2351–2369 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-020-09346-y
  • Yuvaraj, R. and D. Senthilkumar. “Finite element analysis of thermal wave propagation in thin layers”. International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, 223309, 2018, pp. 940-943, doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190126089Y
  • R. Yuvaraj, and D. Senthil Kumar, "Simulation of dropwise condensation on a superhydrophobic inclined substrate," 2013 International Conference on Energy Efficient Technologies for Sustainability, Nagercoil, India, 2013, pp. 217-222, doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEETS.2013.6533385

National level Seminar

  • Participated in Staff Development Programme on “Newer Trends in CAD/CAM” Organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem, November, 16 – 28, 2009.

Faculty Development Programme

  • Participated in National level seminar on Non Conventional Energy Sources organized by CSI polytechnic college, Salem, June-July, 30 – 1, 2008.

  • Training course on “Part Programming on AMS Machining Centre” at Bangalore, July, 27 – 29, 2009.

Departmental Activities
  • Sensors and IoT devices CoE Coordinator
  • Industrial Visit Coordinator
  • Result Analysis Coordinator
  • Course Coordinator
  • Class counselor
  • Faculty Advisor