[Ongoing]

Estimation of transport properties of blood modeled as a fluid-particulate mixture from experimental and theoretical approaches, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, with Indranil Saha-Dalal and Kazuya Tatsumi (2017-2019).

Thermo-hydrodynamics of micro-droplets interacting with engineered hydrophobic surfaces, Indo-Russian DST project (2018-2020), with Sameer Khandekar.

Development of high-performance cooling systems for high power electronics, LED and accelerated life cycle models, BRICS-DST project (2018-2020), with Sameer Khandekar.

Modeling and Simulation of Methane Extraction from Gas Hydrates via Simultaneous Depressurization and CO2 Injection, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi (2014-2016), with Malay K. Das.

Development of a general purpose CFD solver over a hybrid unstructured grid, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai (2013-2018); with Amaresh Dalal (IIT Guwahati) and V. Eswaran (IIT Hyderabad).

[Completed]

STATICS AND DYNAMICS OF MICRO DROPLETS FORMED ON TEXTURED SURFACES DURING CONDENSATION, Board of Nuclear Sciences, 2012-2015 (with Dr. Sameer Khandekar).

GENERATION OF SOLAR HYDROGEN, a multi-institutional project supported by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2012 onwards (with Dr. Raj G. Pala).

SYNTHETIC JET ACTUATORS FOR DRAG REDUCTION OF UNDERWATER VEHICLES, Naval Research Board, New Delhi (2012-2014) (with A.K. Saha).

UNDERSTANDING TRANSPORT OF ENERGY AND MASS IN JAMMED SOFT MATERIALS USING LASER INTERFEROMETRY, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi (2011-2014); (with Y.M. Joshi).

A PREDICTIVE MODEL OF ANEURYSM DEVELOPMENT IN AN ARTERIAL BIFURCATION, Department of Biotechnology, 2010-2013 (with Dr P.K. Panigrahi).

SYNTHETIC JETS FOR PROPULSION AN MANEUVERING OF UNDERWATER VEHICLES, Naval Research Board, 2007-2008 (with Dr. A.K. Saha and P.K. Panigrahi).

THERMAL STRIPING STUDY IN A FAST BREEDER REACTOR: EDDIES TRANSPORT USING COMBINED PIV/LIF AND SCHLIEREN TECHNIQUE, IGCAR Kalpakkam (2010-2012) (with P.K. Panigrahi).

OPTICAL VISUALIZATION OF HEAT TRANSFER AND FLUID FLOW PHENOMENA, supported as a part of the Internet-based experiments project of MHRD, New Delhi (2010-2012) (with P.K. Panigrahi).

ACTIVE FLOW CONTROL BY DYNAMIC OBSTACLES IN PROPULSION APPLICATIONS, Naval Research Board, 2004-2006 (with Dr P.K. Panigrahi).

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF IN VIVO MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING DATA FOR DIAGNOSTICS OF VASCULAR DISEASES SUPPORTED BY CFD SIMULATION, Indo-Swiss project supported by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, (2006-2008) (with Dr. A.K. Saha).

OPTICAL VISUALIZATION OF PROTEIN CRYSTAL GROWTH, supported by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi (2005-2008) (with Anamika Sethia).

LASER HEATED PEDESTAL GROWTH OF CRYSTALLINE RF3+:YAG FOR DOSIMETRY, Board of Resaerch in Nuclear Sciences, Mumbai, 2006-2008 (with Dr. Bansi Lal).

EXPERIMENTS IN ACTIVE CONTROL OF BLUFF BODY DRAG USING A SCHLIEREN TECHNIQUE, ER & IPR (DRDO), New Delhi, 2005-2008 (with Dr. P.K. Panigrahi).

DROP-WISE CONDENSATION ON AN INCLINED SURFACE EXPOSED TO A VAPOR FLUX, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Mumbai, 2005-2008 (with Dr. Sameer Khandekar).

STUDY OF FLOW, HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER FROM BURIED NUCLEAR WASTE CANISTERS, (1989- 1992) Sponsored by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.

LABORATORY STUDIES OF FREE STREAM TURBULENCE USING HOT-WIRE
ANEMOMETRY, (1989- 1991) Sponsored by the Aeronautics Research and Development Board, Government of India.

NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF CONVECTION - DIFFUSION PROBLEMS WITHOUT USING UPWIND METHOD, (1990- 1993) Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL STUDY OF FREE, FORCED AND MIXED CONVECTIVE COOLING OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, (1991-1994) Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER COEFFICIENTS IN FRACTURED AND POROUS MEDIA, (1992-1995) Sponsored by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India.

NOISE REMOVAL, THREE DIMENSIONAL RECONSTRUCTION AND DATA RETRIEVAL FOR OPTICAL IMAGES OF STRATIFIED FLUIDS, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1994 - 1997.

NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF UNSTEADY THREE DIMENSIONAL FLOW AROUND A BODY MOVING IN AN INCOMPRESSIBLE FLUID ON A PARALLEL COMPUTER, Sponsored Defence Research and Development Laboratory, Hyderabad, 1995-1996, (PI: Dr V. Eswaran).

MODERNIZATION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for two years. (Participated in 4 proposals and coordinated 2 projects during 1987- 1994.

NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY ON PARALLEL COMPUTERS,supported by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1997- 2000, (with Dr G. Biswas).

FAST SEARCH ALGORITHMS AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION ON PARALLEL COMPUTERS, supported by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1997-2000, (PI: Dr K. Deb).

FAULT DIAGNOSIS OF PRESSURIZED HEAVY WATER REACTORS USING NEURAL NETWORKS: IDENTIFICATION OF SOME TRANSIENTS, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Mumbai, 1997-2000, (PI: Dr. K. Deb).

A GENERAL PARALLEL MATRIX INVERTER FOR CFD APPLICATIONS, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 1998-2001, (PI: Dr. V. Eswaran).

UNSTEADY SEPARATED FLOW IN THE WAKE OF A SQUARE CYLINDER IN A CHANNEL: NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY, Aeronautics Research and Development Board (Aerodynamics panel), 1998-2001, (with Dr. G. Biswas).

MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY FROM POROUS AND FRACTURED FORMATIONS, Oil Industry Development Board, N. Delhi, 1998-2001.

SCHLIEREN MEASUREMENTS OF UNSTEADY HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER FROM BLUFF OBJECTS, UP Science and Technology, Lucknow, (PI: Dr. P.K. Panigrahi).

MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF THE CVD AND CZOCHRALSKI CRYSTAL GROWTH SYSTEMS, ROLE OF MAGNETIC FIELDS AND THEIR EFFECT ON THE THERMOMECHANICAL PROPERTIES, sponsored by BRNS, Mumbai, 2000-2003.

INTERFEROMETRIC STUDY OF BUOYANCY DRIVEN CONVECTION AND INTERFACIAL TRANSPORT IN SUPERPOSED HORIZONTAL FLUID LAYERS, supported by DST, New Delhi, 2000-2003.

LASER INTERFEROMETRIC STUDY OF SOLUTAL TRANSPORT AND KINETICS OF CRYSTAL GROWTH IN AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION, in collaboration with Center of Advanced Technology, Indore, supported by DST, New Delhi, 2000-2003.

FIST PROGRAMME FOR OPTICAL INSTRUMENTATION, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, Development grant, 2000-2005.

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF HEAT TRANSFER ENHANCEMENT IN VORTEX DOMINATED FLOWS USIG LIQUID CRYSTAL THERMOGRAPHY, AR & DB, New Delhi, 2002-2003 (PI: Dr P.K. Panigrahi).

BEAM HARDENING AND PHOTON STATISTICS, DRDL Hyderabad, 2001-2002, (PI: Dr. P. Munshi).

CFD ANALYSIS OF A LOW-PRESSURE CVD REACTOR AS AN AID TO DESIGN, BRNS, Mumbai, 2003-2005 (PI: Dr V. Eswaran).

RAINBOW SCHLIEREN TOMOGRAPHIC MEASUREMENTS DURING COMBUSTION OF GASEOUS FUELS SUCH AS HYDROGEN, MHRD (thrust area project), 2003-2004.

CONSULTANCY PROJECTS:

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF HANDGUARD, sponsored by Defence Materials Research and Development Establishment, 1994-95.

THERMAL ANALYSIS OF TRANSFORMER-RECTIFIER UNIT, sponsored by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Lucknow, Jan-July 1996.

CAE ANALYSIS OF FLIGHT DATA RECORDER (THERMAL ANALYSIS), sponsored by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Korwa, March-November 1999.

TOMOGRAPHIC ALGORITHMS FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING OF SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, sponsored by Defence Research & Development Laboratory, Hyderabad, July 99 - July 2001 (with Dr. P. Munshi).

THERMODYNAMIC AND TRANSPORT MODELS FOR STIRLING CRYOCOOLERS, sponsored by Solid State Physics Laboratory, N. Delhi, December 1999 - December 2000.

CFD SIMULATION OF MIXING IN A CRUCIBLE FOR MOLTEN LASER GLASS, (with Dr. V. Eswaran) Central Glass and Ceramics Research Institute, Kolkata (2010).

CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE TECHNOLOGY, served as a technical advisor for Siva Ventures Ltd., Chennai (2012).

DESIGN OF A SOLAR STILL FOR WATER SOFTENING, Anglo-American Chile Ltd., Chile (2012), (with Dr. Raj G. Pala).

DESIGN AND PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIAMOND COLORIMETER, Sahajanand, Surat (with Dr K. Pradeep Kumar).