Malay K. Das

B. E. (University of Calcutta), M. Tech. (IIT Kanpur), PhD (PennState), Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Teaching            Publications          Students


Area of Interest

CH4 Recovery from gas hydrate, CO2 sequestration in Marine Sediments

Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Transport in porous media


Recent Publications:

  • Bharti O., Rajan D., Saha A. K., and Das M. K., "Simultaneous Estimation of Prandtl and rayleigh Numbers in a Natural Convective Flow using Inverse Technique", Journal of Heat Transfer, review submitted

  • Babu R., and Das M. K., "Experimental Studies of Natural Convective Mass Transfer in a Water Splitting System", Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44(29), 14467-14480, 2019

  • Ravesh R.,, Ayaj A. A., Mohapatra S., Das M. K., Lal M., Mishra A. K., and Panigrahi P. K., "A Novel Technique for Gas Hydrate Formation at Predetermined Hydrate Saturation using Excess Gas method", ONGC Bulletin, 54(1), 80-93, 2019

  • Bharti O., Saha A. K., Das M. K., and Bansal S., Simultaneous measurement of velocity and temperature fields during natural convection in a water-filled cubical cavity, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, 99, 272-286, 2018

  • Jithin M., Kumar N., De A., and Das M. K., "Pore-scale Simulation of Shear Thinning Fluid using Lattice Boltzmann Method", Transport in Porous Media, 121(3), 753-782, 2018


Courses Offered:

  • Current Semester: Mathematics for Engineers (ME681A)

  • Last Semester: Fluid Mechanics (ME231A)

Current Semester Office Hours:  Tue, 1700-1800, SL-210

Teaching Assistants:   Akanksha Gupta (akank@...), Shashwat Bhattacharya (shabhatt@...)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Southern Lab 210
Kanpur, UP 208016

Phone: +91-512-2597359
Fax: +91-512-2597408


Energy Conservation and Storage Laboratory

Current students: PhD- 03 completed, 06 in-progress

MTech- 32 completed, 01 in-progress

Gas Hydrate Research Laboratory

Current students: PhD- 03 in-progress

MTech- 04 completed, 01 in-progress


Last updated Wednesday, August 21, 2019