Dr. BADE SHRESTHA, S. O., Ph. D., P. Eng.

                                                         

A Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Associate Editor of ASME Transaction: Journal of Energy Resources Technology

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Western Michigan University

4601 Campus Drive, Parkview Campus

Kalamazoo, MI, 49008-5343

Phone: 269 276 3432

Fax: 269 276 3421

Email: Bade.Shrestha@wmich.edu

 

Research Areas:

 

·         Energy economics and Policy

·         Alternative energy and hydrogen

·         Alternative fuel combustion

·         Advanced internal combustion engines

·         Fuel cells and Lithium Ion Battery

·         Renewable and sustainable energy development

·         Combustion, flammability limits, reacting flows

·         Scramjets

 

Education:

 

Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Calgary

M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Calgary

M. Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical), The Riga Civil Aviation Engineers Institute

 

 

Award:

Mitsui Babcock Energy Award for the best fundamental scientific paper published in the Journal of Institute of Energy, London, UK.

 

Selected Publication:

 

 

1.      Ryan J. Clark and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “Boundary Layer Combustion for Skin Friction Drag Reduction in Scramjet Combustors”, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition 2014, Cleveland, Ohio, Paper # AIAA-2014-3667, pp: 1-18, July 28-30, 2014.

 

2.      Sean Goudy, S. O. Bade Shrestha and Iskender Sahin, 2014, “The Reactant Concentration Simulation at Catalyst Membrane Interface of a Micro PEM Fuel Cell”, Journal of the Institute of Engineering, Vol.  9, No. 1, pp: 1-17.

 

3.      Sazzad Hossain Ahmed, Xiaosong Kang and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “Effects of Temperature on Internal Resistances of Lithium-Ion Batteries”, ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability and 12th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Paper # ES-FuelCell2014-6897,  June 30 – July 2, 2014, Boston, MA.

 

4.      Sujith Mohan and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “Performance Modeling of a DMFC Fueled with Methanol and Ethanol”,  Proceeding of the ASME 2014 12th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Paper # FuelCell2014-6445, June 30 – July 2, 2014, Boston, MA.

 

5.      Daniel Swain and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “CFD Performance Analysis of a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled by Landfill Gas”, The Open fuels & Energy Science Journal, Vol. 7, pp: 26-33.

 

6.      Ryan J. Clark and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “A Review of Numerical Simulation and Modeling of Combustion in Scramjets”, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Proceeding of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Part G, First Published on line, June 30, 2014, pp: 0(0) 1-23, doi: 10.1177/0954410014541249.

 

7.      Sean Goudy, Iskender Sahin and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “Modeling of a Micro-Scale PEM Fuel Cell in the Slip Flow Regime”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology (IJESIT), Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp: 476-490.

 

8.      Daniel Swain and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2014, “Combustion Modeling of Landfill Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engine Performance”, SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, Vol. 7, Issue 1, SAE Paper # 2014-01-1471, doi:10.4271/2014-01-1471.

 

9.      Ryan J. Clark and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2013, “Review of Numerical Modeling and Simulation Results Pertaining to High-speed Combustion in Scramjets”, 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, San Jose, CA, Paper #: AIAA 2013-3724, pp: 1-23, July 14-17, 2013.

 

10.  Sazzad Hossain Ahmed, Xiaosong Kang, and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2013, “High Capacity Lithium-ion Battery Performance Characterization for Automotive Applications”, 2nd Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Sciences (SEES 2013) Proceedings, Singapore, pp: 67-71, February 25-26, 2013.

 

11.  Daniel Swain and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2013, “Landfill Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engine Performance Analysis”, 2nd Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Sciences (SEES 2013) Proceedings, Singapore, pp: 72-79, February 25-26, 2013.

 

12.  Meszaros, M. T. and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2011 “Modelling of Green Electricity Effects on Oligopoly Market”, Journal of Power and Energy, Part A, Vol. 225, pp: 1007-1015.

 

13.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Sujith Mohan, 2011, “Performance and Modeling of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell”, World Congress on Engineering-2011, London, UK, Vol. 3, pp: 2417-22, July 6-8, 2011.

 

14.  Mészáros, M. T., Bade  Shrestha, S. O., and  Zhou, H., 2010, “ Feed-in tariff and tradable green certificate in oligopoly”, Energy Policy, Vol. 38, pp: 4040-  4047.

 

15.  Sujith Mohan, and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2010, “Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with Multi Fuels”, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology , Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 041018-5.

 

16.   Sujith Mohan, and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2010, “Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics & Modelling of an Alkaline Fuel Cell”, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 041016-6.

 

17.  Sujith Mohan, and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, Experimental Investigation of a Passive Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, The Open Fuels and Energy Science Journal , Vol. 2, pp. 124-128.

 

18.  Narayanan, G., and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, “A Simulation Model of a Four-Stroke Spark Ignition Engine Fuelled with Landfill Gases and Hydrogen Mixtures” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology , Vol. 131, No. 3, pp. 0322031-38.

 

19.  Sujith Mohan, and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, “Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with Multi Fuels”, Paper # FuelCell2009-85161, ASME Proceedings of Seventh International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 8-10, 2009.

 

20.  Sujith Mohan, and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, “Evaluation of the Performance Characteristics & Modelling of an Alkaline Fuel Cell”, Paper # FuelCell2009-85158, ASME Proceedings of Seventh International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 8-10, 2009.

 

21.   Ale, B. B. and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, “Experimental Study on Performance Characteristics of A PEM Fuel Cell”, Journal of Institute of Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 31-39.

 

22.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I, and Karim, G. A., 2009, “Prediction of the Extent of Diluents Concentrations in Flammability Limited Gaseous Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29 (2009), pp 2574-2578.

 

23.  Ale, B. B., and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2009, “Introduction of Hydrogen Vehicles in Kathamandu Valley: A Clean and Sustainable Way of Transportation”, Renewable Energy, Vol. 34, Issue 6, pp 1432-1437.

 

24.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Narayanan, G., 2008, “Landfill Gas with Hydrogen Addition – A Fuel for SI Engines”, Journal ”Fuel”, Vol. 87, Issues 17-18, pp 3616-3626.

 

25.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Ale, B. B., 2008, “Hydrogen Energy Potential of Nepal”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 33. Issue 15, pp 4030-4039.

 

26.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Rodrigues, R., 2008, “Effects of Diluents on Knock Rating of Gaseous Fuels”, Journal of Power and Energy, Part A, Vol. 222, No. A6, pp 587-597.

 

27.  Sean Goudy, S. O. Bade Shrestha, and Iskender Sahin, 2008, “1-D Computational Model of a PEM Fuel Cell Using Reaction Rate Law Kinetics to Model the Consumption of Hydrogen at the Anode”, Paper #, 2008-65118, ASME Proceedings of Sixth International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

 

28.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Narayanan, G., 2008, “Hydrogen as a Combustion Enhancer to Landfill Gas Utilization in Spark Ignition Engines”, SAE Paper No. 2008-01-1040, Hydrogen IC Engines (SP-2186).

 

29.  Guruprasath Narayanan and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2007, “A Simulation Model of a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Landfill Gases”, ICEF2007-1618, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, Charleston, SC, October 14-17, 2007.

 

30.  Guruprasath Narayanan and S. O. Bade Shrestha, 2007, “Landfill Gas – A Fuel for IC Engine Applications”, ICEF2007-1623, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, Charleston, SC, October 14-17, 2007.

 

31.  S. O. Bade Shrestha, I. Wierzba and G. A. Karim, 2007, “A Method for Predicting the Maximum Concentration of the Diluent in Flammability Limited Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, 5th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics, Sun City, South Africa, July 1-4, 2007.

 

32.  Guruprasath Narayanan and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2006, “Hydrogen as an Additive to Landfill Gas Utilization in Spark Ignition Engines”, First National Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development (RETRUD-06), Kathmandu, Nepal, October 12-14, 2006.

 

33.  Guruprasath Narayanan and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2006, “The Performance of a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Landfill Gases”, SAE Paper No. 2006-01-3428, Powertrain & Fluid Systems Conference and Exhibitions, October 16-19, 2006.

 

34.  R. Rodrigues and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2006, “Knock Rating of Gaseous Fuels in the Presence of Diluents”, SAE Paper No. 2006-01-3429, Powertrain & Fluid Systems Conference and Exhibitions, October 16-19, 2006.

 

35.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Karim, G. A., 2006, “The Operational Mixture Limits in Engines Fuelled by Alternative Gaseous Fuels” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 128, No. 3, pp223-228.

 

36.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Karim, G. A., 2005, “The Operational Mixture Limits in Engines Fuelled with Alternative Gaseous Fuels”, ICES2005-1087, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division, Spring Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, April 5-7, 2005.

 

37.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Karim, G. A., 2003, “An Approach for Predicting the Operational Limits in IC Engines Fueled by Alternative Fuels”, Second International Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development, October 12 –14, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Kathamandu, Nepal.

 

38.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., and Karim, G. A., 2001, “Considering the Effects of Cyclic Variations When Modeling the Performance of a Spark Ignition Engine”, SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3600, Modelling Techniques for Diesel and SI Engines (SP-1648)

 

39.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 2001, “Predicting the effects of the presence of diluents with methane on spark ignition engine performance”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 21 (2001), pp 331-342.

 

40.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 2001 “ An Experimental and Analytical Examination of the Combustion Period for Gas Fuelled Spark Ignition Engine Applications”, Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 215 No. A1, London, UK.

 

41.  Newsom, J., Newman, P. and Bade Shrestha, S. O., 2000, “Advantages of Diesel Pilot Natural Gas Compression Ignition Engines”, 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Natural Gas Vehicles, Yokohama, Japan, October 17-19, 2000.

 

42.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., LeBlanc, G., Balan, G., and de Souza, M., 2000, “A Before Treatment Method for Reduction of Emissions in Diesel Engines”, SAE Paper No. 2000-01-2791, Combustion and Emissions Formation in Diesel Engines (SP-1562).

 

43.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Karim, G. A. and Wierzba, I, 2000, “Examination of Operational Limits in Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engines”, SAE Paper No. 2000-01-1944, Combustion in SI Engines 2000 (SP-1549).

 

44.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 2000, “Operational Limits in a Spark Ignition Engine”, ASME International 2000 Fall Technical Conference, Peoria, IL, September 24-27, 2000.

 

45.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1999, “An Investigation of the Effects of the Addition of Dissociated Water Products to a Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engine”, SAE Paper No. 1999-01-3516, Alternative Fuels 1999 (SP-1482).

 

46.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1999, “A Predictive Model for Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engine Applications”, SAE Paper No. 1999-01-3482,  Modelling  and Diagnostics in SI Engines (SP-1481).

 

47.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1999, “Hydrogen as Additive to Methane for Sparking Ignition Engine Applications”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp 577-586.

 

48.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Alizadeh Attar, A. and Karim, G. A.,  1999, “The Knock Rating of Gaseous Fuels for SI Engine Applications”, HYPOTHESIS III (Hydrogen Power, Theoretical and Engineering Solutions, International Symposium), St. Peterburg, Russia, July 5-8, pp 66.

 

49.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1999, “Experimental and Analytical Examination of the Combustion Period in a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Gaseous Fuels and Their Mixtures”, Proc. of the Combustion Institute (Canadian Section), 1999 Spring Technical Meeting, Edmonton, AB, May 16-19.

 

50.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1997, “Hydrogen as Additive to Methane for Sparking Ignition Engine Applications”, HYPOTHESIS II (Hydrogen Power, Theoretical and Engineering Solutions, International Symposium), Grimstad, Norway, August 18-22, pp 55-61.

 

51.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1997, “Hydrogen as Additive to Methane for Spark Ignition Engine Applications”, Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Vol. 2, pp 910-915.

 

52.  Wierzba, I., Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Karim, G. A., 1996, “An Approach for Predicting the Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Journal of the Institute of Energy, London, U. K., September, 1996, pp 122-130.

 

53.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1996, “An Approach for Predicting the Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Proceedings of the first Trabzon International Energy and Environment Symposium, July 29-31,  Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey, pp 871-876.

 

54.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1996, “An Approach for Predicting the Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Combustion Canada '96 Conference, Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET), Ottawa, Canada, June 5-7.

 

55.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1995, “A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Rich Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Transactions of the ASME/Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 117, pp 239-242.

 

56.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1994, “A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Lean Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Transactions of the ASME/Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 116, No.3, pp 181-185.

 

57.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1994, “A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Rich Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”,  Proc. of ASME/ETCE Emerging Energy Technology Symposium, New Orleans, LA, pp 95-100.

 

58.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1993, “A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Rich Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Proc. 2nd Asian Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization, Beijing, P. R. C., October 15-18, pp 29-33.

 

59.  Bade Shrestha, S. O., Wierzba, I. and Karim, G. A., 1993, “A Thermodynamic Analysis of the Lean Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Proceedings of the ASME/ETCE Conference, Houston, Texas and Published in Emerging Energy Technology, pp 41-47.

 

60.  Bade Shrestha, S. O. and Wierzba, I., 1992, “Thermodynamic Analysis of the Rich Flammability Limits of Fuel-Diluent Mixtures in Air”, Proc. of the Combustion Institute (Canadian Section), 1992 Spring Technical Meeting, May 11-13, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, p 86.