Dr. Santanu De, Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur



Announcement: GIAN Course on Advanced Coal Utilization (Jul 8-19, 2019). (Link, Flier)

MTech and PhD positions are available. Please feel free to contact me by email/phone or stop by my office.

Interested researchers with M.Tech./PhD degrees are requested to contact me with full resume. A prior background in applications of laser-based optical diagnostics (PIV/LIF/Chemiluminescence imaging) for flame visualization, development of OpenFOAM based numerical solvers for various applications in combustion and multiphase flows, is desirable.

Research Interests:

CFD of reactive flows (RANS, LES, DNS)

Advanced turbulent combustion modeling (Flamelet, CMC, MMC and PDF methods)

Laser-based optical diagnostics for flame visualization

Low NOx combustion in gas turbines

Gasification and combustion of solid fuels

Flame stabilization, extinction/re-ignition, auto-ignition

Spray atomization and combustion


Room NET304A (Northern Laboratory)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kanpur 208016, UP, India

Phone: +91-512-2596478

Fax: +91-512-259-7408

Email: sde@iitk.ac.in