Dr Barun Kumar Das

Associate Professor

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Currently, I am working as an Associate Professor within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at RUET. My research interest includes but not limited to optimization techniques, energy conversion technology, hybrid energy system sizing, energy and exergy analysis.
Field of Research
  •  • Renewable energy systems • Solar, wind, fuel cell, hybrid systems sizing and optimisation • Techno-enviro-economic assessment • Energy system modelling, simulation and optimisation • Energy and exergy analysis • Multi-scale modelling, trigeneration, and polygeneration • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of energy systems • Optimisation of hybrid power, CHP, and CCHP system • Alternative fuels
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  •  First Joined: 15th Apr, 2010
  •      Dept. of Mechanical Engineering



Book / Book Chapter
Journal Articles
Conference Papers
SL Authors Title Publisher Details Publication Year Type
1 Das, Barun K., and Zaman, F. Performance analysis of a PV/Diesel hybrid system for a remote area in Bangladesh: Effects of dispatch strategies, batteries, and generator selection. Energy, 169, 263-276 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.537). 2019 Journal
2 Das, Barun. K., Al-Abdeli, Y. M., and Woolridge, M. Effects of battery technology and load scalability on stand-alone PV/ICE hybrid micro-grid system performance. Energy, 168, 57-69 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.537). 2019 Journal
3 Mandal, Soumya., Das, Barun K., and Hoque, Najmul. Optimum sizing of a stand-alone hybrid system for rural area application in Bangladesh. Journal of Cleaner Production, 200, p. 12-27. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.395). 2018 Journal
4 Das, Barun K., Al-Abdeli, Yasir M., and Kothapalli, Ganesh, Effect of load following strategies, hardware, and thermal load distribution on stand-alone hybrid CCHP systems. Applied Energy, 220, p. 735-753. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.426) 2018 Journal
5 Das, Barun K., and Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid CHP systems meeting electric and heating loads. Energy Conversion and Management, 153, p. 391-408. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 7.181). 2017 Journal
6 Das, Barun K., Al-Abdeli, Yasir M., and Kothapalli, Ganesh Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid energy systems supplemented by combustion-based prime movers Applied Energy, 196, p. 18-33. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.426) 2017 Journal
7 Das, Barun K., et al. A techno-economic feasibility of a stand-alone hybrid power generation for remote area application in Bangladesh Energy, 134: p. 775-788. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.537). 2017 Journal
8 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., Das, Barun K., and Beg, Mohd. Rafiqul Alam., Evaluation of Energy Payback and CO2 Emission of Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh. Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), 90, 2014, Pages 675-679. 2014 Journal
9 Das, Barun K., and Hoque, S.M. Najmul., Assessment of the Potential of Biomass Gasification for Electricity Generation in Bangladesh. Journal of Renewable Energy, 2014, 2014 Journal
10 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., and Das, Barun K., Present Status of Solar Home and PV Micro Utility Systems in Bangladesh and Recommendation for Further Expansion and Upgrading for Rural Electrification. Journal of renewable and sustainable Energy (AIP). Volume 5, 042301, 2013. IF=1.51. 2013 Journal
11 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., and Das, Barun K. Analysis of Cost, Energy and CO2 Emission of Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). Volume 3, Issue 2, 2013. 2013 Journal
  •  Research Medal Award for PhD with high quality publications from Edith Cowan University
  •  International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) for PhD program, Australia
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