Saptarshi Basu

Saptarshi Basu

Professor

PhD, University of Connecticut, 2007
MS, University of Connecticut, 2004
BE, Jadavpur University, 2000

sbasu@iisc.ac.in
+91 80 2293 3367
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Research Interests

Multiphase transport processes. Atomization and sprays
Micro-nanoscale transport in droplets, Combustion

Teaching

  • ME 294 Convective Heat Transfer
  • ME 217 Thermodynamics

Publications

  • Total Journal Publications: 139
  • Patents: 5 (2 approved)
  • Book Chapters: 7

Selected Recent Publications

  • Tinaikar, A., Advaith, S., & Basu, S. (2018). Understanding evolution of vortex rings in viscous fluids. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 836, 873-909.
  • Bansal, L., Sanyal, A., Kabi, P., Pathak, B., & Basu, S. (2018). Engineering Interfacial Processes at Mini-Micro-Nano Scales Using Sessile Droplet Architecture. Langmuir, 34(29), 8423-8442.
  • Rajamanickam, K., & Basu, S. (2017). Insights into the dynamics of spray–swirl interactions. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 810, 82-126.
  • Rajamanickam, K., & Basu, S. (2017). On the dynamics of vortex–droplet interactions, dispersion and breakup in a coaxial swirling flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 827, 572-613.
  • Pandey, K., Chattopadhyay, K., & Basu, S. (2017). Combustion dynamics of low vapour pressure nanofuel droplets. Physics of Fluids, 29(7), 074102.

Sponsored Projects

  • PI, Stability and heat transfer analysis of molten salt-based Thermocline storage unit, DST-SERI [64 lacs] ($ 135000)
  • Swarnajayanti Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 2014 [1.7 crores] ($ 325000)
  • PI, Defense Research and Development Organization-Government of India, [3.3 crores] ($ 500000)

Additional Information

  • Elected Fellow of ASME (2018)
  • Elected Fellow of Indian National of Engineering (2016)
  • DST-Swarnajayanti Fellowship in Engineering Sciences (2014)
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Physics (IOP, UK) (2019)
  • Elected Associate Fellow of AIAA (2018)
  • Elected Fellow of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (2017)
  • Associate Editor: Advanced Powder Technology
  • Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports
  • Prof. K. N. Seetharamu Medal and Prize conferred by ISHMT (2014)
  • DRDO Chair Professorship (2018-current)

Grants

  • PI, Stability and heat transfer analysis of molten salt based Thermocline storage unitDST-SERI [64 lacs]
  • ($ 135000)
  • Swarnajayanti FellowshipDepartment of Science and Technology, Government of India, 2014 [1.7 crores] ($ 325000)
  • PI, Design, Development and Testing of High Shear Atomizer in Gas Turbine Combustors, Defense Research and Development Organization-Government of India[3.3 crores] ($ 500000)
  • PI, Detailed Diagnostics in the Single Cup Sector of a Modern Annular Combustor: Global Parameters from Local Interactions, Defense Research and Development Organization-Government of India[4 crores] ($ 550000)
  • PI, IMPRINT: Hybrid: Latent and Sensible heat thermal storage system for medium and high temperature CSP applications [4 crores; $ 550000]
  • PI, IGSTC (Indo-German Science and Technology Center): Metal Powder Production for Additive Manufacturing: Total project Value 5.0 crores; India Share: 2.3 crores; German partner TU-Darmstadt
  • PI, UGC-UKIERI Joint Research Programme (UKIERI-III): Characterization and production of nanofuel (CHAPNA) [33 lacs; $ 60000]
  • PI, DST-DAAD: Characterization of Complex Droplets [39 lacs; $ 62000]