G.S.V.L. Narasimham

G.S.V.L. Narasimham

Chief Research Scientist

PhD, IISc, Bangalore
MTech, IIT Madras
BTech, JNTU, Hyderabad

+91 80 2293 2971

Research Interests

CFD, Heat and mass transfer
HVAC, Refrigeration, Cryogenics
Solar thermal engineering


  • ME 287 Refrigeration Engineering
  • ME 288 Air Conditioning Engineering
  • ME 289 Principles of Solar Thermal Engineering

Selected Recent Publications

  • Srikrishna, P., Kumar, A. R. H., Reddy, S. U. M. and Narasimham, G.S.V.L., Experimental investigation of a single closed loop pulsating heat pipe (IHMTC2017-013-0941), to be published in the Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer.
  • Srikrishna, P., Rao, P. V. S., Singh, A. K., Narasimham, G.S.V.L. and Reddy, S. U. M., Use of heat pipe embedded heat sink for high heat flux TWT cooling (IHMTC2017-06-0943), to be published in the Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer  (2018)
  • Prashantha, B. G., Gowda, M. G., Seetharamu, S., & Narasimham, G. S. V. L. (2018). Design and analysis of acoustically-driven 50 W thermoacoustic refrigerators. Sādhanā, 43(6), 82.
  • Thota, S., Srikantaiah, G. C., Padmanabhan, Akkimaradi, B. S., Ambirajan, A., & GSVL, N. (2018). Numerical and Experimental Studies of Parasitic Heat Losses in Coldfinger of a Pulse Tube Cryocooler in Off-state condition. Heat Transfer Engineering, 1-12.
  • Kumar, J. K., Jacob, S., Karunanithi, R., & Narasimham, G. S. V. L. (2017, February). Studies on the development and efficiency improvement of a 1.5 W at 25 K two stage pulse tube cooler.  IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 171, No. 1, p. 012068). IOP Publishing..

​​Sponsored Projects

  • Air heating system design for erosion studies (CPRI)
  • Airborne liquid cooling system (DRDO)

Additional Information

Undertaken consultancy projects related to

  • Cold plate heat exchangers (IMI)
  • Automotive air conditioning systems (Mahindra)