Dr. Rakesh Kumar Maurya (राकेश कुमार मौर्य )

Assistant Professor (सहायक प्राध्यापक )
Department of Mechanical Engineering (यांत्रिक अभियांत्रिकी विभाग )
Room No: 221 Satish Dhawan Block Phone: +91-1881-230120


  Dr. Rakesh Kumar Maurya is presently working as Assistant Professor in the School of Mechanical, Materials and Energy Engineering at IIT Ropar. Before joining IIT Ropar, he was working as Senior Research Associate (Pool Scientist- CSIR) at IIT Kanpur. He received his Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, UP. His areas of current interest are HCCI Combustion and control, instrumentation, combustion and emission control of IC engines, alternative fuels.

Areas of Research

HCCI and Low Temperature Combustion for IC Engines
Engine Emission Control
Engine management systems
Engine Instrumentation and Combustion Diagnostics
Particulate Characterization and Control
Alternative fuels
Engine Endurance and Long Term Durability Studies
Sustainability science and technology
Engineering Ethics
Philosophy of Science and Technology
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Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, August 2013-Present
Senior Research Associate (Pool Scientist- CSIR), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, April 2011-August 2013