Professor Saptarshi Basu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Areas of Interest:

Combustion Instability, Optical Diagnostics in Fuel cells, Plasma Processing of Nano-ceramics, Flame-Vortex Interactions, Heat Transfer in Multiphase Systems, Thin Film Energetic Materials, Biofuels, Droplet Dynamics in Plasma and Combustion Flame, Radiative Heating of Droplets, Acoustic Levitation of Functional Droplets, Atomization and Sprays, Boiling, nanofluid droplet Drying, nanofuels, interfacial physics.

Specialization:

Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer; Droplet Combustion, combustion instability, droplet evaporation and atomization, nanofluid droplet Drying

Consultancy Areas:

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Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr. Saptarshi Basu's work has opened up new avenues in the understanding of species transport flow structures, self excited instabilities and heat transfer in both reacting and non-reacting systems. His experiments and analyses at various spatio temporal scales has enabled comprehensive understanding of the physics of transport processes in droplets, sprays, flames and boiling applications. Dr. Basu is also a key exponent of the laser based high fidelity measurements of heat and mass transport. He possesses the unique talent and versatility of adjusting and sustaining in emerging research areas, which is of outmost importance to the nation's need from researchers. .

Professional Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, September, 2014-current .
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, June 2010-September, 2014 .
  • Assistant Professor by Courtesy, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, November 2010- November 2020 .
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, August 2007-May 2010 .
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, February 2003 – June 2007

Keywords:

Combustion Instability, Optical Diagnostics in Fuel cells, Plasma Processing of Nano-ceramics, Flame-Vortex Interactions, Heat Transfer in Multiphase Systems, Thin Film Energetic Materials, Biofuels, Droplet Dynamics in Plasma and Combustion Flame, Radiative Heating of Droplets, Acoustic Levitation of Functional Droplets, Atomization and Sprays, Boiling, nanofluid droplet Drying, nanofuels, interfacial physics.

 

Contact Information

Office

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore-560 012
Phone: 080-22933367
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Education

  • B. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, 2000, Jadavpur University
  • M.S, Mechanical Engineering, 2004, University of Connecticut
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, 2007, University of Connecticut

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Swarnajayanti Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, 2013
  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2016
  • Prof. K. N Seetharamu medal and prize conferred by Indian Society of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015
  • V.M.K Shastri Award for Best Paper & Oral Presentation, 22nd National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference 2013
  • Recipient Graduate Research Prize (first position) from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut for outstanding Academic Research, Spring 2007

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INAE Section Affiliated III: Mechanical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2016


Year of Birth: 1976