Professor C. Balaji

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras


Areas of Interest:

heat transfer, thermal optimization, inverse problems in thermal sciences, electronic cooling, satellite meteorology, numerical weather prediction, radiative transfer in the atmosphere.

Specialization:

Computational heat transfer, thermal optimization, satellite meteorology, numerical weather prediction

Consultancy Areas:

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Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), Consultancy Firms

Major Professional Contributions:

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Professional Experience:

  • 2009 - Professor, IIT Madras
  • 2004-2009 - Associate Professor, IIT Madras
  • 1998-2004 - Assistant Professor, IIT Madras
  • 1996-1998 - Senior Project Manager, NIOT, Chennai
  • 1994-1996 - Lecturer, NIT, Trichy

Keywords:

Heat transfer, optimization, atmospheric science, weather forecasting, satellite meteorology, electronic cooling.

 

Contact Information

Office

Prof. C. Balaji
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
IIT Madras, Chennaii 600 036.

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Education

  • B.E. (Mech), Guindy Engineering College, 1990
  • M.Tech (Heat Transfer), IIT Madras, 1992
  • Ph.D (Heat Transfer), IIT Madras, 1995

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Humboldt Fellowship, Humboldt foundation Germany, 2005 -2006.
  • Young Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in Teaching and Research, IIT Madras, 2007.
  • Prof.K.N.Seetharamu Medal and Prize for excellence in research, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, 2008.
  • Swarna Jayanthi Fellowship, Govt of India, (Earth and atmospheric science), 2008.
  • Tamilnadu Scientist Award, Govt of Tamilnadu, 2010.
  • Elected Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2012.
  • Humboldt Fellowship- Renewed Research stay for experienced researchers, Germany, 2012.
  • Marti Gurunath Award for Excellence in Teaching, awarded by IIT Madras, 2013.
  • Mid Career Research Award, awarded by IIT Madras, 2015.

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INAE Section Affiliated III: Mechanical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2102


Year of Birth: 1968