Balachandra Suri

Balachandra Suri

Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Science and Technology-Austria, 2021
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta – USA, 2017

Integrated Master of Science (Physics), IIT-Kharagpur, 2009

balachandra@iisc.ac.in
+91 80 2293 2443

Research Interests

Nonlinear Dynamics
Fluid Dynamics
Hydrodynamic Stability
Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs

Selected Recent Publications

  • B. Suri, “Symmetry-breaking bifurcations in two-dimensional square vortex flows.” Phys. Fluids 33, 094112, 2021.
  • B. Suri, L. Kageorge,  R. O. Grigoriev and M. F. Schatz, “Capturing turbulent dynamics and statistics in experiments with unstable periodic orbits.”  Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 064501, 2020.
  • B. Suri, R. Pallantla, M. F. Schatz and R. O. Grigoriev, “Heteroclinic and homoclinic connections in a Kolmogorov-like flow.”  Phys. Rev. E 100, 013112, 2019.
  • B. Suri, J.  Tithof, R. O. Grigoriev and M. F. Schatz, “Unstable equilibria and invariant manifolds in quasi-two-dimensional Kolmogorov-like flow.” Phys. Rev. E 98, 023105, 2018.
  • B. Suri, J. Tithof, R. O. Grigoriev and M. F. Schatz, “Forecasting fluid flows using the geometry of turbulence.”  Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 114501, 2017.
  • B. Suri, J. Tithof, R. Mitchell Jr., R. O. Grigoriev and M. F. Schatz, “Velocity profile in a two-layer Kolmogorov-like flow.”  Phys. Fluids 26, 053601, 2014

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2020: “Capturing turbulent dynamics and statistics in experiments with unstable periodic orbits” is the cover of PRL.
  • 2018: IST-Austria Postdoctoral fellowship.
  • 2017: “Forecasting fluid flows using the geometry of turbulence” is editor’s suggestion in PRL and selected for a Viewpoint.
  • 2017: Amelio award for research excellence by a graduate student in physics, GeorgiaTech.
  • 2017: INSPIRE faculty fellowship (not availed).
  • 2005: Saha Undergraduate Associateship.
  • 2004: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY-fellowship).