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Department of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
School of Engineering
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Education Details
Ph. D. : Renewable Energy, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India (2013)
M. Tech. : Thermal Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, India (2009)
B. E .: Mechanical Engineering, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India (2003)
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor at SNU, Dadri, July 2013 onwards.
Worked as Project Officer in IIT Madras under IITM-NIOT cell, Chennai, (October, 2012- July, 2013.
Worked as lecturer in Mechanical & Automation Engineering Department, Amity University, (Jaipur & Noida) (Dec., 2005-Dec., 2009).
Worked as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department, Shobhit University, Meerut (July 2003-Dec., 2005).
Research Interests
Wave Energy
Wind Energy
Solar energy
Alternative Fuels
International Journal

S. Chandrasekaran and Harender, “Failure mode and effects analysis of a Mechanical Wave Energy Converter.” International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics” Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015.

S. Chandrasekaran and Harender (2012), “Power generation using Mechanical Wave Energy Converter.” International Journal of ocean and climate systems, 3, 57-70.

S. Chandrasekaran, Amar Karthick, Karuppan Sivakumar and Harender Sinhmar (2012), “Laboratory experiments on non-floating body to generate electric energy from ocean waves.” Frontiers in Energy (Springer), 6, 361-365.

S. Chandrasekaran and Harender (2015), “Improved efficiency of Mechanical Wave Energy Converter.” Renewable Energy-Elsevier (Under Review).

S. Chandrasekaran, Harender and Amar Karthick (2015), “An innovative approach for electricity generation from wave energy.” Energy Conversion and Management Elsevier (Under Review).

Papers in Conferences

Harender, Shiv Lal, Ashok Kumar, Vijay Kumar and Pallav Koirala, “A comparative study of Diesel, Karanja and Cotton seed Biodiesel” International conference on “Advances in power generation from renewable energy sources” (APGRES 2015), June 15-16 2015, at Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, India-324010

S. Chandrasekaran and Harender, “Design and efficiency analysis of Mechanical Wave Energy Converter” Proceedings of the ASME 2011 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Shivlal and Harender kumar, "A comparative study of karanja and soyabean biodiesel." Proceedings of Ist International conference on "New Frontiers in Biofuels" January 18-19, 2010, New Delhi, India.

Patents filed/awarded

S. Chandrasekaran and Harender (2010), “Power generation using a mechanical wave energy converter.” Patent filed with Intellectual Property of India (Under Examination).

National and International Recognition
Jan 2010- Sept. 2012: Doctoral scholarship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India.

Selected for poster presentation on Shashtra Day-2011 organized by IIT Madras
Executive Summary
Dr. Harender is currently Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Shiv Nadar University (SNU). He is associated with the Thermal Engineering group of the Department. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in the area of Renewable Energy (Wave Energy) from the Department of Ocean Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His research interest includes Wave Energy, Wind Energy, Solar Energy, and Alternative Fuels.

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