Educational Details

Degree : B.E.
Year : 2005
University : Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi
PG Degree : M.E.
Year : 2007
University : Inha University, South Korea
Doctoral Degree : Theoretical study of electrochemical and transport phenomena in fuel cells
Year : 2013
University : Inha University, South Korea

Teaching Experience

Period: August 2015 to till date

Institution: St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore

Designation: Associate Professor

Research Experience

06 years

Industry Experience

i) Period: Jan 2013 – July 2015

Organization: Honeywell Technology Solution Lab Pvt Ltd, Bangalore

Designation: Senior Analyst

ii) Period: Jan 2008 – Jan 2009

Organization: Solectron (Centum) EMS India Ltd., Bangalore

Designation: New Product Implementation (NPI) Engineer

Specialization Ph.D

Electrochemical systems and hydrogen storage systems

Specialization PG

Plasma technology for fuel processing and diesel particulate filter regeneration

International journals

1. Purushothama Chippar, Kyungmun Kang, Whan-Gi Kim, Hyunchul Ju, “Effects of inlet relative humidity (RH) on the performance of a high temperature-proton exchange membrane fuel cell (HT-PEMFC),” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 39, pp 2767-2775, 2014
2. Purushothama Chippar, Kyeongmin Oh, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical analysis of effects of gas crossover through membrane pinholes in high temperature proton exchange membrane  fuel cells (HT-PEMFCs),” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 39, pp 2863-2871, 2014
3. Kyeongmin Oh, Purushothama Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical analysis of thermal stresses  in high temperature-proton exchange membrane fuel cell (HT-PEMFC),” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 39, pp 2785-2794, 2014
4. Purushothama Chippar, Kyeongmin Oh, Dongmin Kim, Tae-Whan Hong, Whangi Kim, Hyunchul Ju, “Coupled mechanical stress and multi-dimensional CFD analysis for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells (HT-PEMFCs),” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38, pp 7715-7724, 2013
5. Purushothama Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical modeling and investigation of gas crossover effects in high temperature proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38, pp 7704-7714, 2013
6. Purushothama Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “Three-dimensional non-isothermal modeling of phosphoric acid-doped polybenzimidazole (PBI) membrane fuel cell,” Solid State Ionics, Vol. 225, pp. 30-39, 2012
7. Purushothama  Chippar, Hyunchul   Ju,   “Evaluating cold-start  behaviors  of end and intermediate cells in polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC) stack,” Solid State Ionics, Vol. 225, pp. 85-91, 2012
8. Young-Chul Park, Purushothama Chippar, Sang-Kyung Kim, Seongyop Lim, Doo-Hwan Jung, Hyunchul Ju,  Dong-Hyun Peck, “Effects  of serpentine flow-field designs with different channel and rib widths on the performance  of a direct methanol  fuel cell,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 205, pp. 32-47, 2012
9. Purushothama Chippar, Kyeongmin Oh, Kyungmun Kang, Hyunchul Ju, “A numerical investigation of the effects of GDL compression and intrusion in polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs),” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 37, Issue 7, pp. 6326-6338, 2012
10. Johan Ko, Giyongi Lee, Yongjun Choi, Purushothama Chippar, Kyungmun Kang, Hyunchul Ju, “Comparison of numerical simulation results with experimental current density and methanol-crossover  data for direct methanol fuel cells,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 196, Issue 3, pp. 935-945, 2011
11. Jinmoo Nam, Purushothama Chippar, Whangi Kim, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical analysis of gas crossover effects in polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs),” Applied Energy, Vol. 87, Issue 12, pp. 3699-3709, 2010
12. Johan Ko, Purushothama Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “A one-dimensional, two-phase model for direct methanol fuel cells-Part I: Model development and parametric study,” Energy, Vol. 35, Issue 5, pp. 2149-2159, 2010
13. Purushothama Chippar, Johan Ko, Hyunchul Ju, “A global transient, one-dimensional, two- phase model for direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) – Part II: Analysis of the time- dependent thermal behavior of DMFCs,” Energy, Vol. 35, Issue 5, pp. 2301-2308, 2010

Papers Presented in International Conference

1. Hyunchul Ju, Purushothama Chippar, Kyeongmin Oh “Numerical  analysis of effects of gas crossover through membrane pinholes in high temperature proton exchange membrane  fuel cells (HT-PEMFCs),”  XIII International  Symposium  on Polymer Electrolytes, August 26 - 31, 2012, Selfoss, Iceland.
2. Hyunchul Ju, Kyeongmin Oh, Purushothama Chippar “Numerical analysis of thermal stress in  high-temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell  (HT-PEMFC),” XIII  International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, August 26 - 31, 2012, Selfoss, Iceland. 
3. Purushothama Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical modeling and investigation of gas crossover effects in high temperature PEM fuel cells,” HYPOTHESIS IX, December 12-15, 2011, San Jose (Costa Rica)
4. Purushothama  Chippar,  Whangi  Kim,  Hyunchul Ju, “Two-phase, non-isothermal modeling   of liquid feed direct methanol   fuel cell,” European   Fuel Cell  – Piero Lunghi Conference and Exhibition, December 14-16, 2011, Rome, Italy
5. Purushothama Chippar, Sun Min Kim, Hyunchul Ju, “Three-dimensional, non-isothermal modeling of a phosphoric acid doped polybenzimidazole membrane fuel cell,” European Fuel Cell – Piero Lunghi Conference and Exhibition, December 14-16, 2011, Rome, Italy
6. Purushothama  Chippar, Hyunchul Ju, “Three-dimensional,  non-isothermal modeling of PBI membrane  based high temperature  PEM fuel cells,” International  Conference  on Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Technology (ICFCHT ), November 22-23, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7. Purushothama Chippar, Kyungmun Knag, Hyunchul Ju, “Numerical investigation of the effects of  GDL  compression  and  intrusion  in  polymer  electrolyte  fuel  cells  (PEFCs),” Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Society, November 11-12, 2010, Gumi, Korea
8. Purushothama Chippar, Johan Ko, Hyunchul Ju, “Analyzing time-dependent thermal behavior of direct methanol fuel cell (DMFCs) via one-dimensional, transient DMFC model simulations,”  4th  International  Conference on Polymer Batteries  and Fuel cells, August 2-6, 2009, Yakohama, Japan
9. Purushothama Chippar, Johan Ko, Hyunchul Ju, “One-dimensional, transient DMFC modeling and simulations,” KSME, May 20-22, 2009, BEXCO, Busan, Korea
10. Purushothama C, Xin-hong Chen, Ming-wei Li, Jae-ou Chae, Ju-hyen Sim, “Comparative studies on soot oxidation by nitrogen dioxide and ozone”, FISITA, October 22-27, 2006, Yakohama, Japan
11. Chae J.O, Knak A.N, Ki H.B, Purushothama C, Ravi V, “Diesel Fuel Reformation Using Plasmatron for Hydrogen Generation”,  pre-APSPT-4 workshop, December 8-11, 2005, Cebu, Philippines