PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
MS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
BTech, IIT Kanpur, 2002
Numerical analysis and high-performance computing
Theoretical and computational fluid dynamics,
High-speed flows, multiphase flows and fluid-structure interaction
ME 201: Fluid Mechanics
ME 261: Engineering Mathematics
ME 282: Computational heat transfer and fluid flow
ME 286: Numerical methods for partial differential equations
Selected Recent Publications
Rehman, N. M., Kumar, A., & Shukla, R. K. (2017). Influence of hydrodynamic slip on convective transport in flow past a circular cylinder. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 31(3), 251-280.
Das, A., Shukla, R. K., & Govardhan, R. N. (2016). Existence of a sharp transition in the peak propulsive efficiency of a low-$ Re $ pitching foil. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 800, 307-326.
Pathak, H.S. and Shukla, R.K, ``Adaptive finite-volume WENO schemes on dynamically redistributed grids for compressible Euler equations '', Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 319, pp. 200-230, 2016.
Ghatage, D., Tomar, G., & Shukla, R. K. (2015). Soft-spring wall based non-periodic boundary conditions for non-equilibrium molecular dynamics of dense fluids. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 142(12), 124108.
Shukla, R. K. (2014). Nonlinear preconditioning for efficient and accurate interface capturing in simulation of multicomponent compressible flows. Journal of Computational Physics, 276, 508-540.
Shukla, R. K., & Giri, P. (2014). Isotropic finite volume discretization. Journal of Computational Physics, 276, 252-290.
Shukla, R. K., & Arakeri, J. H. (2013). Minimum power consumption for drag reduction on a circular cylinder by tangential surface motion. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 715, 597-641.