Regular PhD Students:

Adrian Arasu (July 2019 - present)

M.Tech: Iowa State University

B.Tech: Kumaraguru college of Technology, Anna University

Effects of ground vortex on intake-fan-interactions.

Abdul Gafoor (Jan 2021 - present)

M.Tech: Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

B.Tech: College of Engineering, Trivandrum (University of Kerala)

Efficacy of Plasma actuation strategies for flow control.

Ritu Raj kumar (Jan 2023 - Present)

B.Tech: Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT), Kerala

M.S: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

High fidelity simulations of supersonic and hypersonic boundary layers.

Sumit Sarvankar (Jan 2023 - Present)

MS: IIT Madras

B.Tech: Tezpur University

Transitional flows in Turbines

Sai Teja Kaluva (July 2023 - Present)

M.Sc: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

B.Tech: IIITDM Jabalpur

Prediction of pressure fluctuations beneath the boundary layers of complex geometries

Shivam Saini (MS/PhD) (Jan 2022 - Present)

B.Tech: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Uncertainty Quantification of Turbulence Closures

External PhD Students:

S. Thennavarajan (Jan 2020 - present - Jointly with Dr. Dilipkumar Alone)

M.Tech: NIT Karnataka

B.Tech: AMIE

Condition monitoring of turbomachinery systems.

Amit Sachdeva (Jan 2021 - present - Jointly with Dr. Praveen Kumar)

M.Tech: IISc Bangalore

B.Tech: Uttar Pradesh Technical University

Detached Eddy Simulations for Complex Geometries

Masters Students (MS and M.Tech):

Gulnaaz Rasiya (MS) (July 2023 - Present - Coguide: Prof. Chandan Sarangi)

B.Tech: College of Technology and Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur

CFD simulations of urban canopies

Manur Gautam (MTech) (July 2023 - Present)

B.Tech: Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

Local Artificial Diffusivity Schemes for High Speed Flows

Subhathra Sabapathy (MTech) (July 2023 - Present)

B.Tech: Madras Institute of Technology

Real Roughness Effects on Transition

Aman Rajananda (MTech) (July 2023 - Present - Coguiding with Prof. Bharath)

B.Tech: Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

Plasma actuator modelling and flow control

Dual Degree / BTech Students:

Aswin Kumar (July 2023 - Present)

Asynchrony-tolerant schemes for PDEs



Doctoral Students:

Student Year Thesis Currently at:
Ananth SM 2023 Roughened Ultra High-Lift Blades with Grooves for Drag Reduction (Recipient of Turbo Expo Early Career Engineer (TEECE) travel award from ASME International Gas Turbine Institute & Best Thesis Award from University of Melbourne) School of Aeronautics, Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid

Project Associates:

Student Year Thesis Currently at:
Devi Mutyala 2021 Wall modelling for Large Eddy Simulations The University of Texas, Austin


Student Year Thesis Currently at:
RituRaj Kumar (MS) 2023 Development of Computational Frameworks to Capture High-Speed Flows IIT Madras, PhD
Aditya Vaid (MS) 2023 Interaction of free stream turbulence with roughness induced streaks in transitional flows Bajaj Auto Limited, Pune, India
Sumit Sarvankar(MS) 2023 Crosswind Aerodynamic Analysis Using Quasi 3D Ducts IIT Madras, PhD
Nachiketa Narayan (MTech) 2023 Machine Learning Techniques to predict Wall Pressure Spectra in Turbulent Boundary Layers (Recipient of Prof. CS Krishnamoorthy endowment prize for best MTech thesis) General Electric, Bangalore, India
Mukul Kumar (MTech) 2023 Machine Learning (ML) for Subgrid Modelling Agnikul Cosmos, India
Jagdish Bagre(DDP) 2023 Non-axisymmetric Endwall Contouring of Turbine Cascade Ernst and Young, Pune
Yashwant (DDP) 2023 Landfall Prediction of Cyclones using Reanalysis Data American Express
Kotturi Sai Nikhil (MTech) 2022 Enhancement of in-house High-order Solver to handle Overset Grids OLA Bangalore, India
Korumilli Satya Kumar (MTech) 2022 Large Eddy Simulations of Cavity Flows: Active Flow Control Using Plasma Actuation Airbus Bangalore, India
Kiran Hiremath (MTech) 2022 Implementation of Transition/Turbulent models in COMPSQUARE Agnikul Cosmos, India
Akash Haridas(IDDDP) 2022 Deep Neural Networks to Correct Sub-Precision Errors in CFD University of Toronto
Ananthu Nair(DDP) 2022 Inverse Design of Airfoil Using Deep Neural Networks Urban Company, Chennai
Avinash Bagali(DDP) 2022 Physics Informed Neural Networks to Model Transitional Flows Satsure Analytics, Bangalore
Ganesh Nampelly (MTech) 2021 Eddy Resolving Simulations of Cavity Flows (Recipient of INAE Innovative Students Project Award) Robert Bosch Bangalore, India
Yengu Siva Sai Krishna (DDP) 2021 Instability and breakdown of Stuart Vortices Navi Technologies, Bangalore
Alex Yeung (MPhil) 2018 Aircraft Nacelle Design Hong Kong Government


Student Year Thesis Currently at:
Vasudeva Tushar Nilker 2023 Endwall Contouring For Secondary Loss Minimization In Turbines ISAE-Supaero, France
Nihal S Manvi 2022 Tensor based Neural Networks for turbulence closure WorldQuant, Mumbai
Vanya B 2021 Lower Order Modelling and LSTMs to model Transitional Flows JP Morgan Chase
Sanjan Muchandimath 2020 Custom Solver for validating the Immersed Boundary Method with Smeared Geometry on the NASA rotor 67 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Parag Goyal 2020 Predicting Transitional flow Over Rough Surface Using Deep Voxel Flow Nference Labs
Dhruval Karmariya 2020 Prediction of Transitional Flows using Gene Expression Programming Standard Chartered GBS Pvt. Ltd.
Aditya Vinod 2019 Lower Order Modelling of Transitional and Turbulent Boundary Layers The University of Texas, Austin

B.Tech, Undergraduate Research Project:

Student Year Thesis Currently at:
Akash Haridas 2021 Modelling Wall-Pressure Spectra using Neural Networks University of Toronto
Rahul Chakwate 2020 Data Driven Turbulence Modelling Carnegie Mellon University
Mihir Godia 2019 Generation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian Surface Roughness -

Summer/Winter Interns:

Student Year Thesis Currently at:
Niranjan Sankar 2021 Development of non-linear tools to study bypass transition Madras Institute of Technology
Subathra Sabapathy 2021 Non-linear analysis of transitional flows IIT Madras, MTech
Amit Kumar 2021 Inverse design of airfoils using CNN and DNN Jaguar Land Rover
Sidarth Narayan 2019 Enhancement of high fidelity CFD solver using OpenACC Convergent Science