Bidyut Baran Saha

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Bidyut Baran Saha obtained his B.S. degree (with honors) and M.S. degree from Dhaka University of Bangladesh in 1987 and 1990, respectively. He worked as a Bose Research Fellow at the Bose Center for Advanced Study in Natural Sciences, Dhaka University, from 1991 to 1992. In 1993, he joined the Mechanical Systems Engineering (MSE) Department of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, as an MEXT supported research student and obtained the Ph.D. degree from the same university in 1997 in the field of refrigeration and air conditioning powered by nonconventional energy sources. Just after finishing his Ph.D. degree, Dr. Saha joined as an Assistant Professor the MSE Department of TUAT and was promoted as an Associate Professor in 2000. In 2001, he joined the Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan, as an Associate Professor, and in 2006, he moved to the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences of Kyushu University. Professor Saha has published about 160 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and international conference proceedings. He has written 6 book chapters and holds 5 patents. His main research interests are in sorption (adsorption and absorption) cooling systems, heat transfer enhancement technologies, heat pumps, and energy efficiency assessment. Professor Saha is currently a Member of ASME, JSME, JSRAE, and JSTP; a Life Member of BMS and JUAAB; and an Executive Member of HPTCJ Research Group on Low Temperature Heat Utilization. Saha has been awarded the JSRAE Best Paper Award in 1995 and the Outstanding Paper Awards in CSS6, South Korea, in 2004, and in CSS9, South Korea, in 2007. He has been an Editorial Board Member of Engineering Sciences Reports of Kyushu University, the Open Mechanical Engineering Journals (OMEJs), and the Open Thermodynamics Journal (OTherJ). He worked as the Coguest Editor for a special issue in Heat Transfer Engineering Journal.

Biography Updated on 8 June 2009

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