Sponsored Research
  1. Novel DEM-CFD Approach to Model Particle Scale Heat Transfer
    Sponsoring agency: DST
    Duration: 2 yrs
    Status: Ongoing since Feb. 2021
    Role: PI
    CoPI: Prof. BVSSS Prasad, ME
  2. Next generation Heat Exchanger Design using Additive Manufacturing and shape optimization
    Sponsoring agency: DST and MHI
    Status: Completed Mar. 2022
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. K. Arul Prakash, AM
    Other CoPI: Prof. Srinivas Jayanthi, ChE, Prof. BVSSS Prasad, ME and Prof. G. Saravana Kumar
  3. Numerical study of performance of inducer and pump used in cryogenic engines under cavitating and non-cavitating conditions
    Sponsoring agency: ISRO
    Status: Completed Jan. 2022
    Role: PI
    CoPI: Prof. Dhiman Chatterjee, ME
  4. Study of thermophysical properties of nanofluids and their flows for the design of new generation coolants for industrial applications
    Sponsoring agency: DST-RFBR (Indo-Russia) Collaborative project
    Status: Completed Aug. 2019
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. Sarith P. Sathian, AM
    PI from Russia: Prof. Valery Ya Rudyak, Novobisirk State University
    of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Novobisirk University, Russia
  5. Investigation on the aerodynamics of insect hovering in inclined stroke plane
    Sponsoring agency: SIGMA-ARDB
    Status: Completed Oct. 2015
    Role: PI
    CoPI: Prof. K.Arul Prakash, AM
  6. Acoustic wall pressure spectra by turbulent boundary layer by CFD approach for underwater vehicles
    Sponsoring agency: NRB
    Status: Completed Sep. 2015
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. S.K.Bhattacharyya, OE
  7. Development of immersed boundary Navier-Stokes solver for simulating insect flight dynamics
    Sponsoring agency: ARDB
    Status: Completed, Sep. 2012
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. K.Arul Prakash, AM
  8. Performance of newly developed turbulence model for low speed and high speed underwater vehicles
    Sponsoring agency: NRB
    Status: Completed Jul. 2012
    Role: PI
    CoPI: Prof. S.K.Bhattacharyya, OE
  9. Evaluation of turbulence model in predicting hydrodynamic parameters in TVC
    Sponsoring agency: ARDB
    Status: Completed Dec. 2010
    Role: PI
  10. FEM Simulation of BioFluid Flows
    Sponsoring agency: DST
    Status: Completed Nov. 2009
    Role: Chief Mentor
    Co-Mentor: Prof.T.Sundararajan, ME
  11. LES investigation of interference effect due to bluff body at moderate Reynolds number
    Sponsoring agency: CSIR
    Status: Completed Jun. 2009
    Role: PI
  12. Large eddy simulation of rectangular channel with a built-in winglet pair
    Sponsoring agency: ARDB
    Status: Completed, March 2006
    Role: PI from IIT Madras side
    Other investigators: Prof. E.G.Tulapurkara, AE, IIT Madras, and Prof. Gautam Biswas, IIT Kanpur
Industrial Consultancy
  1. CFD analysis of flow distribution in the passages of PEM fuel cell stack
    Sponsoring agency: CFCT
    Status: Completed
    Role: CoPI
    PI - Prof.BVSSS Prasad, ME
  2. Effect of coal feed points on the hydrodynamics in the fluidized bed
    Sponsoring agency: BHEL
    Status: Completed
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof.BVSSS Prasad, ME
  3. Flow Induced vibration and noise studies
    Sponsoring agency: NPOL
    Status: Completed
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. SK Bhattacharyya, OE
    Other investigator: Prof. P.Chandramouli, ME
  4. CFD modelling of air flow visualization in windbox
    Sponsoring agency: BHEL
    Status: Completed
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. BVSSS Prasad, ME
  5. Drag studies on axisymmetric bodies
    Sponsoring agency: DRDO
    Status: Completed
    Role: CoPI
    PI: Prof. V. Idichandy, OE
    Other investigator: Prof. SK Bhattacharyya, OE
  6. Design of alternate airflow measurement
    Sponsoring agency: BHEL
    Status: Completed May 2015
    Role: PI
    CoPI Prof. BVSSS Prasad, ME