Thrust Areas

Materials and Manufacturing

  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing process
  • Hybrid welding process
  • Advanced 3D printing technology
  • Processing and material challenges in Additive manufacturing of metals and alloys

Fluid Mechanics

  • Computational Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer
  • DNS of Canonical turbulent flows and their control
  • Fluid Structure Interactions
  • Characterization and application of nano-fluids
  • Engineering Acoustics

Machine Design

  • Computational and experimental solid mechanics.
  • Nonlinear dynamics and control.
  • Fracture & fatigue.
  • Composites and smart materials.
  • Impact mechanics.
  • Surfaces effects in soft solids.

Heat Transfer

  • Natural Convection Boiling of Liquids
  • Advanced Vapor Absorption Refrigeration Cycles
  • Desiccant-Based Dehumidification Process
  • Droplet and Spray Combustion Modelling.
  • Engine Combustion and Emission Control
  • Solar Thermal Energy