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Inhouse HPC parallel cluster (PAVAN) specifications:
Master node - Dell PowerEdge R740 server (single Intel Xeon Silver 4110 - 8 Core/16 Threads, 64 GB RAM, 1.2 TB SSD RAID 1, 24 TB storage RAID 5)
Compute nodes (4) - Dell PowerEdge R740 server (Dual Intel Xeon Silver 4116 Skylake - 12 Core/24 Threads, 96 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD RAID 1)
Compute nodes (2) - Dell PowerEdge R740 server (Dual Intel Xeon Silver 4214 Cascade - 12 Core/24 Threads, 96 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD RAID 1)
Primary interconnect - Intel Omni-Path Fabric Adapter 24 Ports (100 Gbps per port)
Secondary interconnect - D-Link 24 port switch (1 Gbps per port)
Operating system - CentOS

Inhouse data storage server specifications:
Intel i5 - 4 Core/8 Threads, 16 GB RAM, 512 MB SSD, 24 TB storage RAID 5)
Operating system - CentOS
Infrastructure

Post-docs

Name Previous affiliation Research topic Status Current position
Manish K. Dhiman IIT Guwahati, India Turbulent combustion modeling Completed Faculty, Dept. Chemical Engineering, NIT Hamirpur, India
Tanmoy Mondal Gyeongsang National University, South Korea Wake instabilities Completed Faculty, Dept. Mechanical Engineering, NIT Patna, India
Aniruddha Choudhary Virginia Tech, USA Two-phase flow simulations Completed Lead CFD engineer, ESI Group, India

PhD Students

Name Previous affiliation Thesis topic Status Current position
Arshdeep Singh NIT Hamirpur Rotating turbulent flows ongoing
Subhash Kanchana* NIT Calicut Gas and particulate dispersion simulations ongoing
Mahesh Somasani University College of Engineering, Osmania University Turbulent combustion dynamics using LES ongoing
Deekshith I. Poojary SJEC, Mangalore DNS of particles in turbulence ongoing
Navaneeth Krishnan* Amrita University Sport aerodynamics ongoing
Gokul S. IIST Thiruvananthapuram Transition to turbulence in plane Couette flows ongoing
Harish Varma Tamada IIST Thiruvananthapuram LES of rough wall turbulence ongoing Scientist D, NARL, India
Prince Victor Jenies C. GCT Coimbatore Turbulent jet flows ongoing Engineer, Renault-Nissan, India
Harshal P. Mahamure NIT Warangal DNS of particles in turbulence Completed Senior R&D Manager, Tata Motors, India
Karthikeyan J. NIT Kurukshetra Effects of surface roughness and Coriolis force on turbulent channel flows Completed
Shashi Kumar Javanappa NMIT Bangalore Turbulent plane Couette flow with a roughened wall Completed CFD Software Engineer, Altair, India
Fatemeh H. Dadmarzi* Dept. Marine Tech., NTNU, Norway DNS of wake interference effects Completed Research Scientist, SINTEF Ocean AS, Norway
Helene Hisken* Dept. Phys. Tech., Univ. Bergen, Norway Investigation of instability and turbulence effects on gas explosions: experiments and modelling Completed Product Certification Engineer, Gexcon, Norway
Dan Yang* Dept. Marine Tech., NTNU, Norway Transitional wake flow behind an inclined flat plate Completed Faculty, Naval Architecture & Ocean Engg, Huazhong Univ. Sci. & Tech., China

MS Students

Name Previous affiliation Thesis topic Status Current position
Omkar Mahesh Halyali Savitribai Phule Univ, Pune ongoing
Harishteja Peddi Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Basar DNS of particles in turbulence ongoing
Manoj Kumar Chitumalla MVSR College, Osmania University Perforated bluff-body wake dynamics ongoing
Anand S. Zambare Savitribai Phule Univ, Pune Turbulent combustion Submitted
Pradeep A. Jadhav Savitribai Phule Univ, Pune Shear-layer instabilities Completed R & D Engineer, Bajaj Auto, India
Ankit Pandey IET, Lucknow Two-phase flow modeling Submitted Technical Support Engineer, ANSYS, India
Narasimha Varadhan M. SASTRA Bluff-body flows Completed Engineer, Renault-Nissan, India
Manohar Teja Kalluri MVGRCE, Vizianagaram Turbulent/non-turbulent interface dynamics Completed PhD student, University of Exeter, UK
Abhinav Singh MSRIT, Bangalore DNS of perforated bluff-body wakes Completed Engineer, GE Aerospace, India
Alexander Moen Dept. Phys. Tech., Univ. Bergen, Norway Evaluation of turbulence models in gas dispersion Completed Faculty, Hoyskole, Bergen, Norway

MTech Students

Name Affiliation Thesis topic Status Current position
Bikram Baidhwar Chhetri Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras ongoing
Rohan Hela Physical Science, IISER Pune Sport aerodynamics Completed
Kishore Ram Sathia Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras LES of stepped-cylinder wakes Completed PhD student, Columbia University, USA
Jinan P. Physical Science, IISER Kolkata Synthetic turbulence generators Completed PhD student, Technion, Israel
Asapu Sai Kiran Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras Two-phase flow modeling Completed Data Engineer, antz.ai, India
Charan Theja D. Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras LES of stepped-cylinder wake flows Completed Senior engineer, Airbus, India
Anand S. Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras Flow predictions over Ahmed body Completed Senior engineer, TCS, India
Athul Vinod Dept. Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras LES of cross-plate wake flow Completed Technical lead, KLA Tencor, India

BTech Students/Interns/Project Associates

Name Affiliation Research topic Status Current position
Anish Anand Pophale Dept. Chem Engg., IIT Madras Turbulent combustion simulations Completed
Sudeendra Raghavendran PSG Institute of Technology Coimbatore Two-phase flow modeling Completed MS student, IIT Madras, India
Amruth Saroj A. NIT Rourkela Vehicle emission dispersion simulations Completed
Meysiva V. Dept. Chem Engg., IIT Madras Turbulent combustion simulations Completed MS-PhD student, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Yashwanth Teja Chennuru NIT Trichy Two-phase flow modeling Completed PhD student, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Balavignesh V. N. BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Premixed combustion simulations Completed MS-PhD student, Ohio State University, USA
Aswin Chandrasekar Dept. Chem Engg., IIT Madras Two-phase flow modeling Completed PhD student, McMaster University, Canada

*Co-advisor