International Journal of Energy Engineering

International journal of Energy Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas of energy engineering.

Purnanand V Bhale

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Energy Engineering

Associate Professor, S V National Institute of Technology, India

Research Areas

Renewable Energy, Alternate Fuels, Energy Conservation and Management, I C Engines, Engine Tribology, Thermal Engineering


2009Ph.DVNIT Nagpur, Mechanical Engineering
2000M.E.M S University of Baroda, Mechanical Engineering First Class
1997B.E.Amravati University, Mechanical Engineering, First Class


2009-presentAssistant Professor Mechanical Engineering, SV National Institute of Technology, Surat
2000-2009Lecturer Mechanical Engineering, SSGM College of Engineering, Shegaon (MS)

Academic Achievement

GATE Scholarship 1998-2000

Publications: Journals

[1]  Improving the low temperature properties of biodiesel, Journal of Renewable Energy, Elsevier Publication, Available at, PP 794-800 Vol. 34, 2009

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Experimental Investigations on Plant Oil as a fuel for Cooking Stove, International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment, 24-26 March 2011, EMR 145
[2]  Experimental investigations on the effect of long term biodiesel usage on thermal decomposition of CI engine crankcase oil, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division 2009 Fall Technical Conference Lucerne, Switzerland, ICEF2009-14047 27-30 Sept 2009
[3]  Experimental Investigations on Lubricity and Cold Flow Properties of Biodiesel, ASME 2008 Internal Combustion Engine Spring Technical Conference, Chicago, USA, ICES 2008-1636 April 2008
[4]  Simulation of Wear Characteristics of Cylinder liner ring combination with diesel and biodiesel, 09-12 March 2008 6th International Symposium on Fuels and Lubricants Organized by Indian Oil (R & D) Division at New Delhi, 09-12 March 2008. This paper has been awarded with SAE International No. SAE 2008-28-0107
[5]  Wear Characteristics of Plunger & Barrel of CI Engine Fuel Pump using Diesel and Biodiesel, 2 International Conference on Advances in Energy Research (ICAER-07). Proceeding is published by Macmillan. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai Mumbai 12-14 Dec 2007
[6]  Lubricity, Wear, Material Compatibility studies of Biodiesel fuelled CI Engines-An overview', International Conference on Industrial Tribology 2006, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
[7]  Impact of cold flow improvers on biodiesel fuel, International Conference on Biofuel Vision 2015, Govt. College of Engineering, Bikaner Oct 13-15, 2006
[8]  Experimental investigations to study the comparative effects of LPG and Gasoline on Performance and Emissions of SI Engine, ASME 2005 Internal Combustion Spring Technical Conference Chicago, USA, ICES 2005-1065 April 2005