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Manohar Chidurala, PhD

Manohar Chidurala, PhD
- Instructor, Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D., Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of New Orleans, (2015)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans, (2009)
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, JNTU College of Engineering, (2006)

Scholarly Interest

Thermodynamics

Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

Fluid-Structure Interactions

Energy Conservation and HVAC

Experience

Instructor, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY (August 2016 – Present)
Mechanical Engineer, Einfini LLC, Farmington Hills, MI (December 2015 - August 2015)
Design Engineer, Sparrows Group, Houston, TX (May 2014 – December 2015)

Professional Membership & Credentials

Publications:
• William D. White, Manohar Chidurala, and Choate Robert, “Extra-curricular Project Augments Student Learning: The Creation of a Wind Tunnel Lab,” ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH. USA, June 2017 (Draft Submitted)
• Kazim M. Akyuzlu and Manohar Chidurala, “A Numerical Study of Unsteady Natural Convection in a Rectangular Enclosure – The Effect of Variable Thermodynamic and Transport Properties,” Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. USA; June, 2009
• Kazim M. Akyuzlu and Manohar Chidurala, “A Numerical Study of Unsteady Natural Convection in a Rectangular Enclosure – Transition from Laminar to Turbulent Flow,” Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia. CANADA; November, 2010
• Manohar Chidurala, Benjamin T. Dickinson. And Uttam K. Chakravarty, “Dynamic Response of Biomimetic Hair Receptors in both Steady and Unsteady Flow Environment,” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, California, USA; November, 2013 (Received BEST PAPER AWARD)
Presentations:
• Manohar Chidurala and Uttam K. Chakravarty, “ The Fluid-Structure Interaction Model for Investigating the Dynamic Characteristics of Micro-Scaled Biomimetic Artificial Flow Sensors,” ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (Poster Presentation), San Diego, California, USA; November, 2013
• Manohar Chidurala and Uttam K. Chakravarty, “An Investigation of the Dynamic Response of an Artificial Hair Sensor Using the Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis,” 4th Southeast Symposium Contemporary Engineering Topics (SSCET), Track - Engineering Education, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; November, 2013
• Manohar Chidurala and Uttam K. Chakravarty, “Aerodynamics of Artificial Hair Sensors,” 5th Southeast Symposium Contemporary Engineering Topics (SSCET), Track – Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; September, 2014

 

Memberships:

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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