Mechanical Engineering

Designation Assistant Professor
Joining Date 01-06-2021
Qualification Ph.D(NIT,Surat)
Specialization Refrigeration, Nanofluids and Heat transfer
email id vipin@carmelcet.in
Contact No 7359400166




  • Teaching: 1.5 years





Journal publications (During PhD):

  • Vipin Nair, Tailor P.R, Parekh A.D (2016) Nanorefrigerants: a comprehensive review on its past, present and future. International Journal of Refrigeration 67:290–307 (Elsevier)
  • Vipin Nair, Tailor P.R, Parekh A.D (2018) Water-based Al2O3, CuO and TiO2 nanofluids as secondary fluids for refrigeration systems: a thermal conductivity study. Journal of the Brazilian society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 40: 262.  (Springer)
  • Vipin Nair, Parekh A.D; Tailor P.R, (2019) Experimental investigation of the thermophysical properties of R718 based nanofluids at low temperatures. Heat and Mass Transfer 55: 2769-2784. (Springer)
  • Vipin Nair, Parekh A.D., Tailor P.R (2020) Experimental investigation of a vapour compression refrigeration system using R134a/Nano-oil mixture. International Journal of Refrigeration 112: 21-36 (Elsevier)
  •  Vipin Nair, Tailor P.R, Parekh A.D (2020) Performance analysis of Al2O3-R718 nanofluid turbulent flow through a flooded chiller tube: A Numerical investigation. Journal of the Brazilian society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering 42:350 (Springer)

Journal publications (After PhD):

  • Vipin Nair (2020) HFO Refrigerants:  A review of present status and future prospects. International Journal of Refrigeration 122: 156-170 (Elsevier)




  • A.D.Parekh, P.R.Tailor Vipin Nair. Theoretical investigation on the thermophysical properties of R141b based nanorefrigerants- A comparative study. ISECT-2017, Dubai.
  • A.D. Parekh, P. Joshi, V. Nair. Heat Transfer Enhancement Using Various R718 Based Nanorefrigerants in Air Handling Unit. Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Conference.FMFP-2017.
  • P.R.Tailor Vipin Nair.Vapour Compression-Absorption Cascade Refrigeration System-Thermodynamic Analysis. International Conference on Heat transfer and Thermal Engineering .GENEVA,SWITZERLAND,DECEMBER 29-31,2014




  • Member of ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) and IIR (International Institute of Refrigeration).


Teaching Interest



  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Heat transfer
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid machinery  
  • Solar Energy Technology.


 Research Interest



  • Low GWP refrigerants
  • secondary refrigerants
  • Solar Cooling
  • Nanofluid heat transfer and its thermophysical properties
  • Vapour compression refrigeration systems.

Expertise (software/technology/machine)


  • ANSYS 15.0
  • Design-Expert
  • MATLAB Simulink



Subjects handled



  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Basic Mechanical Engineering


 FDP’s, Trainings/Certificate courses



  • ASME Section VIII: Division 1, Basic design and Fabrication of Pressure Vessels” organized by Anchor Institute cell, SVNIT, April-2013
  • Energy Conservation and Management” a Value added course organized by Anchor Institute cell, SVNIT, September 2013 to March 2014.
  • “Fundamentals of Computational heat transfer and fluid flow” at Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (SVNIT) June-2014
  • Fundamentals and special topics in Fluid Mechanics” at Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (SVNIT) June-2015
  • Design of Experiments For Process Optimization” at Dept. of Mechanical Engg.(SVNIT) June-2016
  • Introduction to Matlab Programming” at Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (SVNIT) July-2016.
  • Basics and Developments in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning” at Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (SVNIT) March-2017.
  • Attended ACRESERVE 2019-20 Workshop, Organized by ISHRAE Surat Chapter, December 2019.





  • Reviewer for International Journal of Refrigeration (Elsevier), Case studies in Thermal Engineering (Elsevier), International Journal of Energy research (Wiley) and International Energy Journal.
  • Editorial board member for “Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research” Bilingual Publishing Co. (Singapore).
  • Expert lecture delivered on “Application of nanorefrigerants and its future scope” at SVNIT during STTP on “Basics and Recent advances in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning” (March-2017)
  • Expert lecture delivered on “Nanofluids and its application in refrigeration systems” at Bhagwan Mahavir College of Science and Technology, Surat (Jan-2018). 


Positions held



  • Adhoc faculty at NIT Calicut from September 2020 to May-2021
  • Assistant professor at Alpha college of Engineering and Technology from July-2014 to December 2014.





  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vipin-Nair