Manish Rathod

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat

Dr. Manish K Rathod is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. He has been working in the area of thermal energy storage, heat exchanger design, exergy analysis of thermal systems. His research is major focusing on a latent heat storage system using phase change material (PCM) for different applications like solar, building, battery thermal management, electronic cooling, etc. He has also worked on thermal performance enhancement strategies in latent heat energy storage unit with the use of longitudinal and spiral fins, metal matrix, nanoparticles, different shaped macro-capsules, etc. He has published about 50 research papers in reputed international journals and conferences and a book chapter and four design patents. He is also ranked in World's Top 2% Scientists 2020 (by Stanford University) in the field of Energy.

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