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Pranaya Pokharel

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Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Engineering
Location
McCoy Engineering Hall
Room
219C
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Louisiana State University Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering 2018
McNeese State University M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering 2011
Institute of Engineering B.E. in Mechanical Engineering 2008
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor 08/17/2020
Midwestern State University Visiting Assistant Professor 08/19/2019 05/16/2020

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Pokharel, Pranaya, and Sumanta Acharya. "Dynamics of circular and rectangular jets in crossflow." Computers & Fluids 230 (2021): 105111.
  2. Mahmoud Elsharafi, Ali Elmozughi, Pranaya Pokharel, Madison Krahl, Musaad Aldawsari, Clayton Holmes, Theo Rolle. Experimental Analysis for a New Design of Thermal Energy Storage System. Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. IMECE2020-67656, November 1-4, 2021, Virtual Conference.
  3. Mahmoud Elsharafi, Ali Elmozughi, Pranaya Pokharel, Madison Krahl, Musaad Aldawsari, Clayton Holmes, Theo Rolle. Simulated Model for a New Design of Thermal Energy Storage System. Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. IMECE2020-68202, November 1-4, 2021, Virtual Conference.

Presentations

  1. Pokharel Pranaya, Salim Azzouz, and Till Gebel. Investigation of the Power Generated by a 3-D Printed Wind Turbine Using a Wind Tunnel. ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition., November 1-4, 2021, Virtual Conference.
  2. Luiz Gonzalez, Jacob Rowland, Trevor Snyder, and Pranaya Pokharel. Shifter Mechanism with Integral Hand Clutch for Formula SAE. UGRCA Fall 2021, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX.
  3. Edvin Benjamin, Tina Johnson, and Pranaya Pokharel. Design of an Exoskeleton using Servo Motors, UGRCA Fall 2021, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX
  4. Aldawsari    Musaad, Holmes Clayton, Krahl Madison, Rolle Theo, Mahmoud Elsharafi, Pokharel, Pranaya, and Ali Elmozughi. Experimental and Simulation Model for a New Design of Thermal Energy Storage System. UGRCA Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX. Virtual Presentation.
  5. Aldawsari    Musaad, Holmes Clayton, Krahl Madison, Rolle Theo, Mahmoud Elsharafi, Pokharel, Pranaya, and Ali Elmozughi. Experimental and Simulation Model for a New Design of Thermal Energy Storage System. North Texas Area Student Conference, NTASC - SPRING 2021.
  6. Criblez Ethan, Shanley Paul, Turner Kennedy, Azzouz Salim, and Pokharel Pranaya. Improve 3D – Printed HX Design and Build Functional Prototype. UGRCA Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
  7. Criblez Ethan, Shanley Paul, Turner Kennedy, Azzouz Salim, and Pokharel Pranaya. Improve 3D – Printed HX Design and Build Functional Prototype. North Texas Area Student Conference, NTASC - SPRING 2021.
  8. Hargis Clayton, Kidwell Kyle, Kambabi Pamela Yvonne, Zenkins Jackary, Azzouz Salim, and Pokharel Pranaya. Universal Sprue Fixture with Powered Multi-Axis Rotating Synchronous Parallel Gripper for the AW Bell Cutoff Saw. UGRCA Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX
  9. Major Taris, Telemacque Kimberley, Hendrix William, Glenn Hunter, Azzouz Salim, and Pokharel Pranaya. A Tranter Heat MaxChanger Fabricated Using Additive Manufacturing. UGRCA Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX
  10. Charles Whitling, Jonathan Granger, Arnold James, Sofia Rendon, Jan Brink, and Pokharel Pranaya. Non-Servo Pick and Place Robot used in Clamp and Drill Station with Hopper Feeder. UGRCA Spring 2020, MSU Texas, Wichita Falls, TX
  11. Pokharel, Pranaya, and Acharya Sumanta. Turbulence Generation Methods for LES. Louisiana State University, April 2017
  12. Pokharel Pranaya, Roy Somnath, and Acharya Sumanta. Simulation of Oil Plume Trajectory in Cross-Flow. 3rd Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Conference, April 2013