Dr. Bharatkumar Hegde

Ph.D. Student [2010 – 2016]

Research Areas:

  • Variable Reluctance Ferrofluid Pump (VRFP)

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.Tech., IIT Delhi [2008 – 2010]
  • B.E., SJCE, Mysore  [2004 – 2008]


Work Experience:

  • Research Associate, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore [August 2017 – Present]
  • Project Manager, EHE Innovations Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore  [August 2017 – Present]
  • Mechatronics Intern, Centre of Innovation in Medical Electronics, BMSCE, Bangalore [Dec 2016 – July 2017]


  • Hegde, B. and Dinesh, N.S., 2017. Design, development and characterization of variable reluctance ferrofluid pump. Microsystem Technologies, pp.1-18.
  • Hegde, B. and Dinesh, N.S., 2015, November. Design, modeling and simulation of a novel variable reluctance type linear ferrofluid pump. In Control System, Computing and Engineering (ICCSCE), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 129-134). IEEE.
  • Hegde, B. and Dinesh, N.S., 2014, December. Modeling and system identification of swing check valve flapper using polyvinylidene difluoride film sensor. In Modelling, Identification & Control (ICMIC), 2014 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on (pp. 65-69). IEEE.
  • Hegde, B. and Dinesh, N.S., 2014, Pressure gradient measurement in a ferrofluid column subjected to magnetic field, In Seventh ISSS International Conference on Smart Materials Structures & Systems (ISSS 2014), Bangalore, India

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Fine Art Photography
  • Long Distance Cycling
  • Creative Writing in Kannada