Personal Profile

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (December 2009): Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, USA

Specialization: Thermal & Fluids, Combustion
Advisor: Prof. Sumanta Acharya
Dissertation: Large Eddy Simulation (LES) of Turbulent Premixed Combustion in Gas Turbines


Master of Technology (July 2004): Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Specialization: Aerodynamics, CFD
Advisor: Prof. Sanjay Mittal
Thesis: Computation of Flows Past Multi-Element Airfoil using Spalart-Allmaras turbulence model


Bachelor of Engineering (May 2002): Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, W.B.

Professional Experiences

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (May 2022 - Present): Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Memeber (2022 - Present): AIAA Terrestrial Energy Systems Committee
  • Air-force Chair Professor (April 2022 - Present): Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Institute PMRF Coordinator (January 2022 - Present): Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Professor (Joint Appointment) (January 2022 - Present): Sustainable Energy Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Associate Faculty (January 2021 - January 2022): Sustainable Energy Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Professor (December 2020 - Present): Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Humboldt Visiting Fellow (April 2019 - July 2021): Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Associate Professor (July 2016 - November 2020): Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Assistant Professor (May 2011 - July 2016): Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Research Engineer (August 2010 - April 2011): Applied Combustion Lab, GE-Global Research, GE India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd.
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (January 2010 - July 2010): Dept. of Multi-Scale Physics, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
  • Research Assistant (August 2004 - December 2009), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
  • Teaching/Research Assistant (July 2002 - July 2004): Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Awards and Honors

  • Associate Editor: International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, Begell House (2019-Present)
  • Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (WAST), 2019
  • Humboldt Research Fellowship (Germany) for experienced researcher, 2018
  • DAAD Fellowship, 2016
  • P K Kelker Young Research Fellowship, 2015-2018
  • IEI Young Engineers Award 2014-2015 in Aerospace Engineering
  • Expertise award in GE, 2010
  • Graduate School Awards, LSU, 2008, 2009
  • HONORS in Bachelor of Engineering, 2002

Other Qualifications/Affiliations

  • Member, American Physical Society (APS)
  • Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Combustion Institute
  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi
  • Member, FMFP [ Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power]
  • Member, ISHMT [Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer]
  • Member, SIAM [Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics]
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