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Dr. Barun Kumar Das


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Currently, I am working as a 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
SL Authors Title Publisher Details Publication Year Type
1 Das, Pronob; Das, Barun K; Islam, MS; Rahman, Mushfiqur; Hassan, Rakibul; Shuvo, Kumar Abir Investigation of a reliable and sustainable stand-alone hybrid energy system for freshwater supply: a case study International Journal of Sustainable Energy (Taylor & Francis) 2023 Journal
2 Peu, Susmita Datta; Das, Arnob; Hossain, Md Sanowar; Akanda, Md Abdul Mannan; Akanda, Md Muzaffer Hosen; Rahman, Mahbubur; Miah, Md Naim; Das, Barun K; Islam, Abu Reza Md Towfiqul; Salah, Mostafa M A Comprehensive Review on Recent Advancements in Absorption-Based Post Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies to Obtain a Sustainable Energy Sector with Clean Environment Sustainability (Impact Factor: 3.889) 2023 Journal
3 Das, Arnob; Peu, Susmita Datta; Hossain, Md Sanowar; Akanda, Md Abdul Mannan; Salah, Mostafa M; Akanda, Md Muzaffer Hosen; Rahman, Mahbubur; Das, Barun K Metal Oxide Nanosheet: Synthesis Approaches and Applications in Energy Storage Devices (Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Supercapacitors) Nanomaterials (Impact Factor: 5.719) 2023 Journal
4 Das, Arnob; Peu, Susmita Datta; Akanda, Md Abdul Mannan; Salah, Mostafa M; Hossain, Md Sejan; Das, Barun Kumar Numerical Simulation and Optimization of Inorganic Lead-Free Cs3Bi2I9-Based Perovskite Photovoltaic Cell: Impact of Various Design Parameters Energies (Impact Factor: 3.252) 2023 Journal
5 Das, Pronob; Das, Barun K.; Rahman, Mushfiqur; Hassan, Rakibul Evaluating the prospect of utilizing excess energy and creating employments from a hybrid energy system meeting electricity and freshwater demands using multi-objective evolutionary algorithms Energy, 238, Part B, 121860 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.857) 2022 Journal
6 Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K.; Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. Investigation of a hybrid renewable-based grid-independent electricity-heat nexus: Impacts of recovery and thermally storing waste heat and electricity Energy Conversion and Management, 115073. (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 11.533). 2022 Journal
7 Tuly, S.S.; Islam, M.S.; Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K.; Sarker, M.R.I. Investigation of a modified double slope solar still integrated with nanoparticle-mixed phase change materials: Energy, exergy, exergo-economic, environmental, and sustainability analyses Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 37, 102256 (Elsevier, Q1, Impact Factor: 6.268) 2022 Journal
8 Beitelmal, Wesam H ; Okonkwo, Paul C; Housni, Fadhil Al; Grami, Said; Emori, Wilfred; Uzoma, Paul C ; Das, Barun K. Renewable energy as a source of electricity for Murzuq health clinic during COVID-19 MRS Energy & Sustainability 2022 Journal
9 Tuly, S.S.; Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K.; Sarker, M.R.I. Investigating the energetic, exergetic, and sustainability aspects of a solar still integrating fins, wick, phase change materials, and external condenser Journal of Energy Storage (Elsevier, Q1, Impact Factor: 8.907) 2022 Journal
10 Roy, Dibyendu; Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K. A hybrid renewable-based solution to electricity and freshwater problems in the off-grid Sundarbans region of India: Optimum sizing and socio-enviro-economic evaluation Journal of Cleaner Production, 133761 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 11.072). 2022 Journal
11 Tuly, S.S.; Ayon, A.B.S.; Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K.; Khan, R.H.; Sarker, M.R.I. Performance investigation of active double slope solar stills incorporating internal sidewall reflector, hollow circular fins, and nanoparticle-mixed phase change material Journal of Energy Storage (Elsevier, Q1, Impact Factor: 8.907) 2022 Journal
12 Das, Barun K.; Hassan, Rakibul; Islam, Md Saiful; Rezaei, Mostafa; Influence of energy management strategies and storage devices on the techno-enviro-economic optimization of hybrid energy systems: A case study in Western Australia Journal of Energy Storage (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.907) 2022 Journal
13 Hassan, Rakibul; Das, Barun K; Hasan, Mahmudul Integrated off-grid hybrid renewable energy system optimization based on economic, environmental, and social factors for sustainable development Energy (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.857) 2022 Journal
14 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: 8.857). 2021 Journal
15 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
16 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, Impact Factor: 7.632) 2021 Journal
17 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: 11.533). 2021 Journal
18 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: 10.696) 2021 Journal
19 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: 8.857). 2021 Journal
20 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: 8.857). 2021 Journal
21 Das, Barun K.; Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. ; Kothapalli, Ganesh Integrating renewables into stand-alone hybrid systems meeting electric, heating, and cooling loads: A case study Renewable Energy 180, p 1222-1236 (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 8.634) 2021 Journal
22 Hassan, Rakibul; Barua, Hridoy; Das, Barun K. Energy, exergy, exergo-environmental, and exergetic sustainability analyses of a gas engine-based CHP system Energy Science & Engineering (Wiley Online Library, Impact Factor: 4.17) 2021 Journal
23 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: 8.634) 2021 Journal
24 Das, Barun K.; Alotaibi, Majed A.; Das, Pronob; Islam, M.S.; Das, Sajal K.; Hossain, Md Alamgir; Feasibility and techno-economic analysis of stand-alone and grid-connected PV/Wind/Diesel/Batt hybrid energy system: A case study Energy Strategy Reviews (Elsevier, Impact Factor: 10.01) 2021 Journal
25 Hasan, Khaled; Yousuf, Sumaiya Binty; Tushar, Mohammad Shahed Hasan Khan; Das, Barun K.; Das, Pronob; Islam, Md. Saiful Effects of different environmental and operational factors on the PV performance: A comprehensive review Energy Science & Engineering (Wiley Online Library, Impact Factor: 4.17) 2021 Journal
26 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
27 Rezaei, Mostafa; Dampage, Udaya; Das, Barun K.; Nafis, Omaima; Borowski, Piotr F.; Mohamed, Mohamed A.; Investigating the impact of economic uncertainty on optimal sizing of grid-Independent hybrid renewable energy systems Processes, 2227-9717 (Impact Factor: 3.352) 2021 Journal
28 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
29 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: 8.857). 2019 Journal
30 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: 8.857). 2019 Journal
31 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: 11.072). 2018 Journal
32 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: 11.446) 2018 Journal
33 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: 11.533). 2017 Journal
34 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: 11.446) 2017 Journal
35 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: 8.857). 2017 Journal
36 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
37 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
38 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=2.219. 2013 Journal
39 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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