Dr Barun Kumar Das

Associate Professor

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Currently, I am working as an Associate Professor within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at RUET. My research interest includes but not limited to optimization techniques, energy conversion technology, hybrid energy system sizing, energy and exergy analysis.
Field of Research
  •  • Renewable energy systems • Solar, wind, fuel cell, hybrid systems sizing and optimisation • Techno-enviro-economic assessment • Energy system modelling, simulation and optimisation • Energy and exergy analysis • Multi-scale modelling, trigeneration, and polygeneration • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of energy systems • Optimisation of hybrid power, CHP, and CCHP system • Alternative fuels
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  •  First Joined: 15th Apr, 2010
  •      Dept. of Mechanical Engineering



Book / Book Chapter
Journal Articles
Conference Papers
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1 Saiful MS; Das, Barun K.; Das Pronob; Rahaman, MH Techno-economic Optimization of a Zero Emission Energy System for a Coastal Community in Newfoundland, Canada Energy, 119709. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2021 Journal
2 Pronob Das; Barun K. Das; Nirendra N. Mustafi; Md. Takmil Sakir A Review on Pump‐hydro Storage for Renewable and Hybrid Energy Systems Applications Energy Storage (Wiley Online Library) 2021 Journal
3 Das, Barun K; Hasan, Mahmudul; Rashid, Fazlur Optimal sizing of a grid-independent PV/diesel/pump-hydro hybrid system: A case study in Bangladesh Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments (Elsevier, IF: 3.427) 2021 Journal
4 Das, Barun K.; Hassan, Rakibul;Tushar, Mohammad Shahed H.K.; Zaman, Forhad; Hasan, Mahmudul; Das, Pronob Techno-economic and environmental assessment of a hybrid renewable energy system using multi-objective genetic algorithm: A case study for remote Island in Bangladesh Energy Conversion and Management, 230. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.208). 2021 Journal
5 Das, Barun K.; Tushar, Mohammad Shahed H.K.; Hassan, Rakibul; Techno-economic optimisation of stand-alone hybrid renewable energy systems for concurrently meeting electric and heating demand Sustainable Cities and Society. Vol 68, 102763 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 5.268) 2021 Journal
6 Das, Barun K., Hasan, Mahmudul Optimal sizing of a stand-alone hybrid system for electric and thermal loads using excess energy and waste heat Energy, 214; 119036. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2021 Journal
7 Das, Barun K., Tushar, MSHK, and Zaman, F. Techno-economic feasibility and size optimisation of an off-grid hybrid system for supplying electricity and thermal loads Energy, 215, Part A, 119141 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2021 Journal
8 Das, Barun K.; Hasan, Mahmudul; Das, Pronob Impact of storage technologies, temporal resolution, and PV tracking on stand-alone hybrid renewable energy for an Australian remote area application Renewable Energy (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.274) 2021 Journal
9 Tuly, S.S.; Sarker, M.R.I.; Das, Barun K.; Rahman, M.S. Effects of Design and Operational Parameters on the Performance of a Solar Distillation System: A Comprehensive Review Groundwater for Sustainable Development (Elsevier) 2021 Journal
10 Das, Barun K. Optimal Sizing of Stand-alone and Grid-connected Solar PV Systems in Bangladesh International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, p:107-124 2020 Journal
11 Das, Barun K., and Zaman, F. Performance analysis of a PV/Diesel hybrid system for a remote area in Bangladesh: Effects of dispatch strategies, batteries, and generator selection. Energy, 169, 263-276 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2019 Journal
12 Das, Barun. K., Al-Abdeli, Y. M., and Woolridge, M. Effects of battery technology and load scalability on stand-alone PV/ICE hybrid micro-grid system performance. Energy, 168, 57-69 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2019 Journal
13 Mandal, Soumya., Das, Barun K., and Hoque, Najmul. Optimum sizing of a stand-alone hybrid system for rural area application in Bangladesh. Journal of Cleaner Production, 200, p. 12-27. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 7.246). 2018 Journal
14 Das, Barun K., Al-Abdeli, Yasir M., and Kothapalli, Ganesh, Effect of load following strategies, hardware, and thermal load distribution on stand-alone hybrid CCHP systems. Applied Energy, 220, p. 735-753. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.848) 2018 Journal
15 Das, Barun K., and Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid CHP systems meeting electric and heating loads. Energy Conversion and Management, 153, p. 391-408. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.208). 2017 Journal
16 Das, Barun K., Al-Abdeli, Yasir M., and Kothapalli, Ganesh Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid energy systems supplemented by combustion-based prime movers Applied Energy, 196, p. 18-33. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.848) 2017 Journal
17 Das, Barun K., et al. A techno-economic feasibility of a stand-alone hybrid power generation for remote area application in Bangladesh Energy, 134: p. 775-788. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 6.082). 2017 Journal
18 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., Das, Barun K., and Beg, Mohd. Rafiqul Alam., Evaluation of Energy Payback and CO2 Emission of Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh. Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), 90, 2014, Pages 675-679. 2014 Journal
19 Das, Barun K., and Hoque, S.M. Najmul., Assessment of the Potential of Biomass Gasification for Electricity Generation in Bangladesh. Journal of Renewable Energy, 2014, 2014 Journal
20 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., and Das, Barun K., Present Status of Solar Home and PV Micro Utility Systems in Bangladesh and Recommendation for Further Expansion and Upgrading for Rural Electrification. Journal of renewable and sustainable Energy (AIP). Volume 5, 042301, 2013. IF=1.51. 2013 Journal
21 Hoque, S.M. Najmul., and Das, Barun K. Analysis of Cost, Energy and CO2 Emission of Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). Volume 3, Issue 2, 2013. 2013 Journal
  •  Research Medal Award for PhD with high quality publications from Edith Cowan University
  •  International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) for PhD program, Australia
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