Mechanical Engineering

Designation Associate Professor
Qualification Ph.D
Specialization Renewable Energy
email id anishsbce@gmail.com
Contact No 9495545996



Teaching: 5 Years (Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor, Alappuzha)



Research : 3 Years and 10 Months (NIT- Tiruchirappalli)



Industrial: 1 Year (Gabriel India Ltd. Pune)






Research Publications:


1.     Anish. R, Mariappan. V  and  Suresh. S (2019). Experimental investigation on melting and solidification behaviour of erythritol in a vertical double spiral coil thermal energy storage system. Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume. 44, Page No. 253–264. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.10.012. (Elsevier Publication, SCIE, IF: 7.587).

2.     Anish. R, Mariappan.V and Joybari. M.M (2019). Experimental investigation on the melting and solidification behavior of erythritol in a horizontal shell and multi-finned tube latent heat storage unit. Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume: 161. Article no. 114194, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2019.114194.(ElsevierPublication,SCIE, IF:5.295).

3.     Anish. R, Mariappan.V, Joybari. M.M and Abdulateef A.M.  (2020). Performance comparison of the thermal behavior of xylitol and erythritol in a double spiral coil latent heat storage system. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Volume: 15. Article no.100441, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2019.100441. (Elsevier Publication, SCIE- Indexed).

4.     Anish. R, Joybari M.M , Seddegh.S, Mariappan.V, Haghighat. F and Yuan.Y (2020). Sensitivity analysis of design parameters for erythritol melting in a horizontal shell and multi-finned tube system: Numerical investigation. Renewable Energy, Volume 163, Pages 423-436, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.08.153 (Elsevier Publication, SCIE, IF: 8.001).

5.     Anish. R, Mariappan. V, Suresh. S,  Joybari. M.M and Abdulateef A.M, (2020). Experimental investigation on the energy storage/discharge performance of xylitol in a compact spiral coil heat exchanger. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume.159, Articleno.106633. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2020.106633.(Elsevier Publication, SCIE, IF: 3.744)

6.     Anish. R , Mariappan.V and  Arun B.S (2020). Accelerated charging of PCM in a horizontal shell and multifinned tube latent heat storage system. Materials Today: Proceedings, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.08.461. (Elsevier Publication, Scopus Indexed).

7.     Sarafoji. P, Mariappan.V and Anish. R (2020), Performance study of solar photovoltaic cold storage system using phase change materials, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2020,ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.07.116. (Elsevier Publication, Scopus Indexed).

8.     Ammar A. M., Marek Jaszczur and Anish. R, Hakeem Niyas, Kamaruzzaman Sopian and Jasim Abdulateef (2021). Enhancing the melting of phase change material using a fins–nanoparticle combination in a triplex tube heat exchanger, Journal of Energy storage, Volume 35, March 2021, 102227,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2020.102227. (Elsevier Publication, SCIE, IF: 6.583)

9.     Arun B. S, Mariappan. V and Anish. R. (2021). Performance investigation of regenerative evaporative cooled air-to-air heat recovery ventilator under different humidity conditions, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, ISSN 2214-7853, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.02.099 (Elsevier Publication, Scopus Indexed).

10.  K Karthikeyan, V Mariappan, Anish. R (2021). Experimental study on the charging and discharging behaviour of capric -lauric acid/oleic acid mixture in a cold thermal energy storage system for cold storage applications. Materials Today: Proceedings, 2021, ISSN 2214-7853, 10.1016/j.matpr.2021.05.436. (Elsevier Publication, Scopus Indexed)

11.  Sarafoji. P, Mariappan.V and Anish. R (2021), A study on the quality and shelf life of ripening mango using PCM-based solar cold storage system. International Journal of Ambient Energy: ISSN:2162-8246, https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2021.1997804. (Taylor and Francis Publication, Web of science, ESCI and Scopus Indexed)

12.  Sarafoji. P, Mariappan.V and Anish. R (2021), Characterization and thermal properties of Lauryl alcohol – Capric acid with CuO and TiO2 nanoparticles as phase change material for cold storage system. Materials Letters , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2022.132052Volume 316, 1 June 2022, 132052 (Elsevier Publication, SCI , IF: 3.423).








1.     Anish. R and Mariappan. V, “Accelerated charging of PCM in a horizontal shell and mutifinned tube latent heat storage system”, 2 nd International Mechanical Engineering Congress, (IMEC-19), Nov 29Th – Dec 1st, 2019 at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, India.


2.     Hitha P S, Rajesh G K and Anish R, ‘Comparison of image compression analysis using deep autoencoder and deep CNN approach’ (DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS51619.2021.9563328). AICTE sponsored 2021, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, Embedded and Secure Systems (ACCESS) technically sponsored by IEEE Kerala Section and hosted by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Ernakulam, India during September 2 - 4 , 2021.


3.     Anish R, V Mariappan, K Kartikeyan. ”Performance evaluation of solar photovoltaic pcm-based cold storage system for mango and tomato fruit storage in sub-tropical countries”. 1st international conference on water, energy & environment [weecon 2021] conducted on 23rd & 24th December 2021, organized by ‘ISET’ research India in association with ‘IEI’ Vietnam.






1. International Society of Energy and Built Environment (ISEBE)


2. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE-India)


Teaching Interest


1. Thermal Engineering, 

2.  Energy Engineering,

3.  Heat Transfer

Research Interest


Energy storage, Experimental fluid flow , Experimental heat transfer

Expertise (software/technology/machine)





Subjects handled



·       Engineering Thermodynamics,

·       Thermal Engineering,

·       Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer,

·       Refrigeration and Air conditioning,

·       Fluid Mechanics,

·       Cryogenic Engineering,

·       Engineering Mechanics,

·       Machine Drawing,

·       Non Distructive Testing,

·       Manufacturing Processes

·       Design and optimization of thermal systems



FDP’s, Trainings/Certificate courses




1.     AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy FDP on "Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality in Mechanical Engineering" from 08/11/2021 to 12/11/2021 at Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor.


2.     Faculty development programme on “Recent trends in product development” organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Thrissur in association with SAEINDIA & KYEESHA research and education trust, Bangalore from 10 august, 2020 to 16 august, 2020.


3.     Faculty Development Programme on “Enhancing Educational Practices to Meet Industrial Challenges” organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noorul Islam Centre For Higher Education, Kumaracoil-629180, Kanyakumari District, from 3rd to 5th July 2020


4.     Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Materials Engineering and Sustainable Manufacturing”.  organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT)  from 10th to 14th August 2020











1.     Reviewer- Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. Publisher: Springer Nature

2.     Reviewer- FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, Publisher: Tech Science Press

3.     Reviewer- Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Publisher: Elsevier

4.     Reviewer- Alexandria Engineering Journal, Publisher: Elsevier



Positions held



·       Coordinator- AICTE – ATAL Sponsored online faculty development program on "Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality in Mechanical Engineering" at Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor, India. 8-12 November, 2021.

·       Coordinator-  Virtual International Conference on “Impact of Data Science in Mechanical Engineering” (ICDSME 2021) at Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor, India on 10th and 11th June 2021.

·       Internal Quality assurance cell (IQAC), Department coordinator at Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor, India.

·       Faculty advisor of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE-India) at Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Alappuzha, India.







1.     https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=OTxAfMwAAAAJ&hl=en

2.     https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8275-8434

3.     https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56167976000