Avinash G. Shaligram

Faculty Name: Avinash G. Shaligram
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department
Email: agshaligram@mes.ac.in


  • M.Tech. 1983: Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in Mechanical Engineering (specialization Heat, Power and Refrigeration Engineering)
  • B.E. 1981: College of Engineering, Pune in Mechanical Engineering

Research and Consultancy

  • Nucleate pool boiling of low-GWP refrigerants on enhanced, structured surfaces (ongoing Ph.D. at I.I.T., Bombay)


Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Heat Transfer, R & AC System Design, Mechanical Engineering Measurements

Important Publications

  1. Avinash Shaligram, Sandip Kumar Saha, “Application of Dynamic Bubble Departure Model for new, low-GWP Refrigerants on Enhanced, Structured Surfaces”; presented at ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2017, Tampa, FL. November 2017
  2. Avinash Shaligram, Vinayak Khatawate, Divya Padmanabhan, “Reaffirming Core Technical Knowledge of Fresh Mechanical Engineers : Need of the Hour” Paper presented at Fourth International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education; held at Manipal University, Jaipur from 10th – 11th January, 2017
  3. ISHRAE Position Paper on Refrigerants for Indian Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industries: Challenges and Responsibilities by ISHRAE Refrigerant Committee, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Journal September – October 2015
  4. Avinash Shaligram, Rajesh Deshpande “HVAC Sustainability Research Park” ASME International Conference on energy Sustainability, July 2013 Minneapolis, MN, USA
  5. Avinash Shaligram “Solar Thermal Power for Large Chillers: A Feasibility Study” Paper published in ASME International Conference on “Energy Sustainability” June 2007 California, USA

Awards and Recognitions

  • President of ISHRAE Thane Chapter (2013-14)
  • Member of Chapter Working Committee (CWC) from 2009 to 2014
  • Member of ISHRAE National Refrigerants Committee
  • ISHRAE Chapter Service Award
  • Member of ASME, Institution of Engineers (I), ISTE
  • Guest speaker at Industry Seminar(s)
  • Faculty Advisor for ISHRAE Students Chapter