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🔶 Post-Doc fellow (PDF), June 2020 - July 2021
Department of Center of Atmospheric Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, New Delhi (1 year 1 months)
Computational modeling of atmospheric System

  • The study of various factors on climate change computationally using High Performance Computing (HPC) system.

  • To investigate the climate changes factors computationally using HPC.

🔶 CFD Analyst, working Prof. Sudhansu Sekhar Sahoo, March 2020 - Present
Department of Mechanical Engineering, CET Bhubaneswar, Odisha (1 year 5 months +)
Numerical Simulation of cyclonic wind effects on solar panels

  • Effects of wind due to various factors like height of the solar panels from the ground, frontal area of the panel, clearance between panels, type of layout of panels are to be studied as well.

  • To analyze the load exerted by the wind on a solar panel structure with regards to its wind velocity, wind characteristics, i.e. Turbulence and velocity profile and the wind environment.

🔶 CFD Analyst, working Prof. Abhilasha S. Mathuriya, March 2020 - June 2020
Department of Life Sciences, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University, Gr. Noida, (3 months +)
CFD/Mathematical modelling of Bioelectrochemical System (MFCs)

  • Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) got attention and representing green energy technology over the past 10 years.

  • It is capable of converting the chemical energy available in organic molecules into electrical energy, fuels, and commodities.

  • Applicability of MFCs is still limited and up to laboratory scale.

  • To study investigate the performance and scalability of MFCs with a 3D CFD model.

🔶 CFD Analyst, Feb 2020 - June 2020
CFD Analysis to of Solar panels

  •  To study investigate the flow around the solar panels surfaces

  • To optimize the design.

  • Considering different positioning.

🔶 CFD Analyst, Oct 2019 - Jan 2020
CFD - Case Study Project, FOSSEE, IIT, Bombay, (4 months)

Validation of laminar pipe flow using OpenFOAM (published & online)

  • Simulations are performed using OpenFOAM and also verified with fluent.

  • The flow is considered fully developed, incompressible flow, steady state, laminar flow and simulation results are analytically verified.

CFD analysis of fluid flow and heat transfer in a shell and tube heat exchanger in OpenFOAM (published & online)

  • The project describes the conjugate heat transfer in multi-region (solid and fluids) and the flow is considered steady state, non-isothermal and turbulent.

  • The hydrodynamics of flow between tube and shell is investigated.

  • The temperature  and velocity profile is analyzed obtained from the simulation.

🔶 Senior Research Associate, Feb 2019- Feb 2020
Department of Mechanical Engineering, CET, (1 year 1 months)
Two-phase flow analysis in elbow bend pipe used in the oil extraction process.

  • A good amount of work has been reported due to large occurrence of slug-flow in the petroleum and chemical industry.

  • To understanding and prediction of slug transition in horizontal and bend pipes.

  • Slug flow is known to cause mechanical fatigue to the pipelines.

  • Accurate predictions of liquid hold up, pressure drop, velocity are imperative for uninterrupted operation of the facility.

🔶 CFD Analyst, Jul 2018- Present
Freelancer (3 year 1 months +)

  • Works as a consultant to provides expert advice/knowledge in a different area such as Chemical engineering, Oil and gas, Biotechnology, Renewable and Alternative energy, internal combustion, Aerospace & Automotive and HPC sectors or any of many other specialized fields.

🔶 Senior Research Associate, Jan 2018 - Feb 2019
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (1 year 2 months)

  •  Numerical simulations are performed on different photobioreactors.

  • Various configurations of PBR, such as Applikon photobioreactor (stirred tank type rector), Flat plate reactor (Packer et al, 2011), a bubble column reactor (Lab scale & Pilot scale reactors of IIT Kharagpur).

🔶 CFD Consultant, Feb 2018 - Mar 2018
Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship -SINE IIT Bombay, (2 months)
Efficient Shower for bathing - PRAYAS project

  • Numerical simulations performed on a bathing shower nozzle for efficient water discharge for better user experience.

  • Building high-efficient shower head for bathing which can save up to 70% in comparison to traditional showers.

  • In this shower, water nozzles contribute to 80% of the desired effect.

  • Numerically investigated the hydrodynamics of flow in a bathing shower nozzle at different operating conditions.

  • To develop a efficient bathing shower nozzle design for optimal water discharge using CFD.

🔶 Research Associate, Jul 2017 - Jan 2018
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (7 months)

  • The growth of micro-algae, as well as cyanobacteria, depends on the mixing of the
    nutrients, aeration rate, light and temperature distribution inside the reactor.

  • To develop a numerical scheme to understand the effect of mixing and light intensity on the growth kinetics of photosynthetic microorganisms.

  • Coupling of hydrodynamics by CFD and the growth kinetics of micro-algae.

🔶 CFD Analyst, Aug 2017 - Oct 2017
Chakr Innovation Private Limited, (3 months)
Shell and Tube Heat exchanger

  • Numerical simulations are performed in a heat exchanger at high Reynolds number.

  • Heat exchanger consists of 24 tubes and an enclosed water jacket.

  • The exhaust is flowing inside the tubes and cooling water outside.

  • Numerically investigated the pressure drop and temperature drop of the exhaust between inlet and outlet.

  • Heat transfer coefficient is calculated for heat transfer from metal tubes to water and temperature of water in the heat exchanger.

🔶 Research Scholar, Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (2 years)

  • Mathematical modelling for single phase flow in disc and doughnut pulsed column;

  • Study of droplet dynamics (includes deformation, breakage and coalescence) forpulsatile flow in disc and doughnut pulsed column;

  • Two immiscible fluids flow for pulsatile flow in disc and doughnut pulsed column;

  • Two step modelling of growth of micro-algae in stirred tank photo bioreactor.


🔶 Teaching Assistant, Jul 2010 - Jun 2015
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (5 years)

  • Engaging in quality research leading to the award of the doctoral degree.

  • Executing the Teaching Assistant-ship duties awarded by the institute, including, but not limited to, conducting tutorial classes and academic assessment of students for Transport phenomena, Fluid Mechanics and CFD.

🔶 Teaching Assistant, Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, (2 years)

  • Engaging in quality research work leading to the award of the post-graduate degree.

  • Executing the Teaching Assistant-ship duties awarded by the institute, including, maintaining the departmental computing facility lab, conducting laboratory classes and academic assessment of students.

  • Worked as a part of the core team for the International Conference on Rheology of Complex Materials (COMPFLU - 2010), conducted by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

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