Educational Details

Degree : B.E.
Year : 2001
University : MIT, Manipal
PG Degree : M.Tech.
Year : 2009
University : NITK, Suratkal

Teaching Experience

August 2005 to present

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Institution : St Joseph Engineering College

Designation : Assistant Professor

Industry Experience

1 year

Specialization PG

Thermal Engineering

Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level

Basic and Applied Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Turbomachines, Fluid Mechanics, Computer Aided Engineering Drawing

Subjects teaching at Post Graduate level

I.C.Engines, Alternate Fuels

Papers Presented in National Conference

1. Influence of Injection Timing on the performance and emission characteristics of a CI engine fuelled with B20 blend of waste cooking oil biodiesel with Dimethyl Carbonate as fuel additive, Rolvin D’Silva, Mohanan P

2. Effect of Compression Ratio and Preheated air on the performance and emission characteristics of C.I. Engine fuelled with B20 blend of Pongamia methyl ester. Rolvin D’Silva, Prashanth Kumar

Papers Presented in International Conference

Effect of Diethyl Ether in B20 Waste cooking oil Methyl ester on the emission characteristics of a C. I. Engine, Rolvin D’Silva, P.Mohanan

Number of academic projects guided

UG : 6

Workshop Attend

1.Workshop on ‘Engineering Thermodynamics’, conducted by IIT, Bombay from 11th to 21st Dec, 2012 at Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore

2. Faculty Development Program sponsored by VTU on, ‘Advances in Nanotechnology and CFD and Heat Transfer’, from 7th to 9th April, 2011 held at P.A. College of Engineering, Mangalore

3. Mission 10X, a Sponsored faculty development program by Wipro, at  St. Joseph Engineering College during 26th July to 30th July, 2010

4. Workshop on ‘Simulation of Combustion Engine process for Innovative engine designs for the future’, held at NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte during March 2 – 3, 2009

5. Short term training Program sponsored by AICTE/MHRD, New Delhi, held at NITK, Surathkal on ‘Impact of energy Generation and Conservation of Environment’, during 21st July – 1st August, 2008

6. Workshop on Virtual Instrumentation and Data Acquisition, sponsored by TEQIP, held   at NITK, Surathkal during Sept 6 – 7, 2007

Awards and Achivements

Received best Paper Award at National conference at KSSEM, Bangalore in Nov,2013

Administrative Responsibilities

Core committee member of NBA for Mechanical Engineering Department

Representative for ISTE-SJEC Chapter from Mechanical Engineering Department

Details of Consultancy Activities

Consultation in using alternate fuels in Computerized Diesel Engine test rig