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Dr. Rajesh Ranjan

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur



  • 2017 – 2021: Postdoctoral Scholar, Ohio State University, USA
  • 2015 - 2017: Research Associate, JNCASR Bengaluru
  • 2007 - 2010: CFD Analyst, Computational Research Labs, Pune


  • Ph.D.(2016): Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bengaluru, India
  •       Advisors: Prof. Roddam Narasimha & Prof. S. M. Deshpande
  • ME (2007): Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bengaluru, India
  • BE (2005): Bihar Institute of Technology (BIT), Sindri, Jharkhand, India

Key Recognitions

  • 2005: All India Rank-3, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), India
  • 2002,03,04,05: Deshpande-Atkinson Award for Roll of Honor (First Rank), B.E., BIT, Sindri, India
  • 2008,09,10: Outstanding Performance Award (thrice), TATA CRL, Pune, India
  • 2013: ICAM International Travel Award, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter
  • 2014: International Travel Support Award, DST, Govt. of India
  • 2015: Best Poster Award, JNCASR In-house Symposium, Bengaluru, India
  • 2017: Nominated for Dr. APJ Kalam HPC Award
  • 2018: Session Chair, Stability & Transition, 2018 AIAA Aviation Conference, Atlanta, USA
  • 2019: Poster Judge, Statewide Users Group Conference, Ohio Supercomputer Center, USA
  • 2021: Rated 'Exceptionally Good Teaching' by students for course AE664A

I am getting paid for doing things that I enjoy, isn't it wonderful? - Roddam Narasimha