Prasanna Kumar Billa
Topic: Ion concentration polarization and nonlinear electrokinetic phenomena in micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices: Theory and model derivation
PhD scholar: August 2019 - Present
Prasanna Kumar Billa works on theory and model derivation for Ion Concentration Polarization (ICP) and nonlinear electrokinetic phenomena inside micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices. He is also interested to develop theoretical models for nanofluidic transport across solid-state nanochannels and compare with numerical simulations and existing experimental literature results.
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Knowledge Technologies, Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh, India.
M.Tech – Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India.
Sharad Kumar Yadav
Topic: Nanofluidic transport in single-layer MoS2 device
PhD scholar: Jan 2019 - Present
Sharad Kumar Yadav works on numerical and experimental ion transport phenomena across angstrom size slits of single-layer MoS2. In particular his current research is focused around postulating Ionic Coulomb blockade effects in MoS2 based slits along with studying the effect of MoS2 geometry, its surface charge, solution concentration, pH and applied electric field on the measured ionic current for a wide range of MoS2 devices.
B.Tech – Electronics and Communication Engineering, Feroze Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Raebareli, U.P, India.
M.Tech – Electronics Engineering (Digital Systems), Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, U.P., India.
M.Sc. - Nanotechnology and Renewable Energy, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom.
K Phanendra Kumar
Topic: Theoretical and experimental electrokinetic phenomena in micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices
PhD scholar: Jan 2019 - Present
K Phanendra Kumar works on theoretical and experimental fabrication of electrokinetic phenomena inside micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices. In particular, his current research is focused around postulating Ion Concentration Polarization (ICP) and hydrodynamic instabilities at these complex hybrid devices and in particular he is interested in studying the effect of microfluidic channel thickness on the structure of hydrodynamic vortices observed at these micro/nanofluidic junctions.
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering, JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula.
M.Tech – Manufacturing & Precision Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Topic: Numerical electrokinetic phenomena in micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices
PhD scholar: Jan 2018 - Present
Manikandan works on numerical electrokinetic phenomena in micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices. In particular, his current research is focused on developing a molecular dynamics approach for revealing Ion Concentration Polarization (ICP) and hydrodynamic instabilities inside these complex hybrid micro/nanofluidic interconnect devices. His research further includes novel molecular dynamics simulations to reveal ICP in 2D materials like graphene and MoS2.
B.E – Mechanical Engineering, Erode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of Institutions, Erode.
M.E - Thermal Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Salem.