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Awards and Recognitions for Research Scholars

Other Interests:

 

Mr. Shamik Hazra won Best Paper Presentation Awards at the 8th International and 47th National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP) conference held at IIT Guwahati during 9 - 11, December 2020.

 

PhD scholar Ravindra Gaikwad (and Dr. Ashis Kumar Sen as mentor) received the SITARE-Gandhian Young Technological Awards 2020.

 

Dr. Sk Rameez Iqbal and Mr. Utsab Banerjee, PhD scholars of our Lab, received the Institute Research Award (IRA) on recognition of their PhD research work, Congratulations!

 

Sudeepthi A. and Utsab Banerjee won Best Student Presentation Awards at the 7th International and 45th National Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP) conference held at IIT Bombay during 10 - 12, December 2018.


Post Doctorate

Name : Shahnawaz Ahmed

Research Topic: Heat transfer enhancement using Acoustics

Duration: 2021-Till date

Brief Bio:

I hail from the state of Assam. My hobbies include reading, exploring new places and tasting new food. I completed my Bachelor degree from Tezpur University (Mechanical Engg.) and Masters from NIT Rourkela (Thermal Engg.), in the year 2010 and 2013 respectively. After that, I pursued my PhD from IIT Guwahati (Year of passing 2020). Specializing in Fluids and Thermal Engineering, my PhD research comprised of investigation of heat transfer at microscale level using a MEMS-based loop heat pipe. 

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=kk-vnmcAAAAJ

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Name : Krishnadas Narayanan Nampoothiri

Research Topic: Acoustofluidics

Duration: 2021-till date

Brief Bio:

Dr. Krishnadas pursued his Ph.D. from Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2020 in the field of microfluidics. His research interests include digital microfluidics, nanoengineered surfaces, biomicrofluidics, droplet generation, microscale heat transfer, acoustofluidics and nanomaterials for fuel cell applications. He finished his MTech in Nano Science and Technology from School of Materials Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut in 2013. He did his BTech in Mechanical Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala and graduated in 2009. He has two years of teaching experience nine months of industrial experience and has worked as Research Associate at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Before joining Prof. Ashis Kumar Sen’s group as a Postdoc Fellow in March 2021, he was a Fellow Postdoc at Kansas State University, USA for five months.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=q_byyb8AAAAJ&hl=en

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PhD scholars

Name : Ravindra Gaikwad

Research Topic: Optofluidics for detection and on-demand sorting of target cells.

Duration: 2016 – till date.

Brief Bio:

He completed his B.Tech in Electronics and telecommunication from SGGSIE&T, Nanded (MH),India in the year 2013. Further he joined Pondicherry university to complete his Master of technology in Electronics and commination. After successfully receiving M.Tech in the year 2016, he joined at IIT Madras as a Ph.D. scholar. His current research topic is Optofluidic.

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Name : Shamik Hazra

Research Topic: Sorting of CTCs from healthy PBMCs at fluid-fluid interface in non inertial regime.

Duration: 2017 – till date.

Brief Bio:

Shamik completed his B.E. in Power Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal in 2013. After a short stint at West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company as Assistant Engineer he Joined IIT Madras as a MS scholar in 2017. At present he is pursuing his PhD as an upgraded scholar.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=wNEugVEAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shamik-Hazra

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shamik-hazra-b24869a0/

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Name : Amal Nath

Research Topic: Acoustophoresis in microchannels.

Duration: 2017 – till date.

Brief Bio:

M.Tech, IIT Gandhinagar, 2017 B.Tech, NIT Calicut, 2014

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Name : Sazid Zamal Hoque

Research Topic: Acoustofluidics

Duration: 2019 - till date

Brief Bio:

I have completed B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Tezpur University, Assam. I did my Masters from the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras. Currently, I joined as a Ph.D. under Dr. Ashis Kumar Sen in Mechanical Engineering Department at IIT Madras.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=i2i-wDkAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sazid-Hoque

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sazid-zamal-hoque-3b534b8a

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Name : Sachin Kumar Jain

Research Topic: Magnetofluidics

Duration: 2018 - till date

Brief Bio:

Sachin is currently pursuing his PhD in Ashis Research Group at IIT Madras. He completed his BE in Power Engg. in 2015 and ME in Mechanical Engg. in 2018 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata India.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=dn_iwVwAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sachin-Jain-17

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sachin-kumar-jain-9475499b/

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Name : Niladri Sekhar Satpathi

Research Topic: Superhydrophobic surface

Duration: 2019 - till date

Brief Bio:

Completed my schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Durgapur. I did my Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Durgapur in 2017. I worked in the education industry for one year then left for direct Ph.D. programme in Thermal Engineering at IIT Madras in 2019.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=EzWk6S8AAAAJ&hl=en


Name : Lokesh Malik

Research Topic: Microfluidics

Duration: 2019 - till date

Brief Bio:

I received Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering in 2012 and Master’s degree in Thermal engineering in 2015.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=YwBFFQcAAAAJ

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lokesh_Malik

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Name : Kshitija Shivaji Mirkale

Research Topic: Optofluidics

Duration: 2019 - till date

Brief Bio:

She completed her BTech in Electronics Engineering (2018) in K. J. Somaiya college of engineering, Mumbai. In the year 2019, she joined IIT Madras as an MS research scholar in Ashis Research Group.

 

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Name : Supratim Saha

Research Topic: Microfluidics

Duration: 2021 – till date.

Brief Bio:

Supratim is currently a doctoral researcher in the Ashis Research group at IIT Madras. In 2016, he received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology (MAKAUT) in Kolkata. He completed his MS( Research) at the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, in 2020. For more details, see his profile at https://sites.google.com/view/supratimsaha


Name : SUJITH T

Research Topic: Microfluidics

Duration: 2021-till date

Brief Bio:

Sujith is presently pursuing PhD program at IIT Madras.


Name : K Phanendra Kumar

Research Topic: Microfluidics

Duration: 2021-till date

Brief Bio:

Currently, I am doing Ph.D. under the guidance of Dr. Ashis Kumar Sen. I have completed M.Tech in Manufacturing Technology from IIT Madras in 2018. I have pursued B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from JNTUCEA, Pulivendula, Andhra Pradesh in 2016.


Name : Subhas Nandy

Research Topic: Acoustofluidics

Duration: 2021 - till date

Brief Bio:

My name is Subhas Nandy. I completed my B.Tech from National Institute of Technology, Durgapur. Following my graduation in 2018, I worked for a couple of months at Vedanta Resources PLC (in the unit of Bharat Aluminium Company), where I was in charge of Operations & Maintenance of Alloy Ingot Production Facility along with Inventory Management and Control. I had developed a keen interest in Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer back during my undergraduate education, and so I decided to return to the field of academics. After preparing for a couple of months, I appeared in GATE-2020 and managed to secure a decent AIR of 347, which allowed me to get admitted into the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. I have developed an inclination towards understanding the physics of Microscale Fluid Flow processes. Being an inquisitive learner, I am looking forward to a great experience in this renowned research group under the guidance of Prof. Ashis Kumar Sen.

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Name : Debasish Ghosh

Research Topic: Microfluidics

Duration: 2021 - till date

Brief Bio:

Debasish is currently a Ph.D. Scholar at IIT Madras in Ashis Research Group. He received ME in Power Engg. from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2020 and BTech in Mechanical Engg. from Birbhum Institute of Engineering and Technology in 2016. He also served as a Trainee Engineer in Pinnacle Infotech Solutions, Durgapur during 2016-2017.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debasish-ghosh-0119a788/

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MS

Name : Desu Harsha

Research Topic: Passive capillary valves in microfluidics

Duration: 2021 - till date

Brief Bio:

I have completed B.tech in Mechanical Design and Manufacturing from IIITD&M, Kancheepuram in 2018. I worked for 2 years as a Project Associate in Ashis Research group, then joined as an MS scholar.

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M.Tech / Dual Degree

Name : Vikas Sharma

Research Topic: Acoustofluidics

Duration: 2021 – till date.

Brief Bio:

Completed my schooling from City High School and SSS(+2) BOYS from Aligarh Muslim University. I completed my B.tech in 2019 from Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology(A.M.U.)

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Project Associates

Name : G Narendran

Research Topic: Optofluidics

Duration: 2019 - till date

Brief Bio:

G. Narendran graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Tiruchy (2012). He pursued his masters at Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing, Kancheepuram (2014). He was a research scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (2019). His research activity focused on experimental and numerical investigation in microchannel based compact electronic cooling devices for densely packed electronic systems. Currently, he has joined as project associate in Ashis Research Group.

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=WIDV5lEAAAAJ&hl=en

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Name : Anbhan saadhuguru S.T

Research Topic: Molecular diagnostics in microfluidics

Duration: 2021 - till date

Brief Bio:

I completed my masters in molecular genetics at University of Leicester, UK in 2014. I completed my bachelors in biotechnology at SRM University, Chennai in 2012. I have developed molecular diagnostic assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis and sickle cell anemia.


Name : Aishwarya Parameswaran

Duration: 2021-till date

Brief Bio:

Currently a project associate, Aishwarya finished her B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Biochemistry from Madras University in 2012 and 2014 respectively. She also did MS in Chemistry (Biochemistry) from Georgia State University, USA in 2017, where she was also a Research Assistant for a year.

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Alumni

PhD

Name : Dr. P. Sajeesh

Affiliation with Lab (duration): PhD, 2012 - 2016

Current affiliation :

Assistant Professor, NSS College of Engineering, Kerala


Name : Sudeepthi Aremanda

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2016-2020

Current affiliation :

Going to join as Post-Doc at Technion


Name : Alwar Samy R

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2015-2020

Current affiliation :

Offered Post-Doc at IIT Bombay


Name : Abhishek Raj

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2013 - 2018

Current affiliation :

Assistant Professor, I.I.T. Patna.


Name : Rahul Dutta Roy

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2013 - 2018


Name : Jayaprakash K S

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2014 - 2019

Current affiliation :

Post doctorate at ESPCI, Paris


Name : Karthick S

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2014 - 2019

Current affiliation :

Assistant Professor, IITDM, Kancheepuram.


Name : Sk Rameez Iqbal

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2015-2020

Current affiliation :

Post-Doc Fellow at ETH, Zurich


Name : Utsab Banerjee

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2016-2021

Current affiliation :

Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo, Canada.


Name : E. Hemachandran

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2016-2021


Name : Butunath Majhy

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2016-2021

Current affiliation :

Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta, Canada.


MS

Name : N. Kumar

Affiliation with Lab (duration): MS, 2012 - 2016


Name : Priyankar Shivhare

Affiliation with Lab (duration): MS, 2014 – 2018

Current affiliation :

 Presently as a project scientist at AIIMS


M.Tech/ Dual Degree

Name : Suresh Dhiman

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2015 - 2017

Current affiliation :

Presently working at Sundaram Clayton


Name : Pradeep K

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2015 - 2017

Current affiliation :

Presently working at Bosch


Name : Rakesh P E

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2014 - 2016

Current affiliation :

Presently working as a research and development engineer at Tecumseh Products


Name : Sachin B S

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2014 - 2016

Current affiliation :

Presently working at Quest Global


Name : Sai Prakash Reddy C

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree, 2011 - 2016

Current affiliation :

Presently working as technology development engineer at Wrig Nanosystems


Name : Utsab Banerjee

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2013 - 2015

Current affiliation :

Presently a PhD student in Ashis Research Group


Name : Rahul Halder

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2013 - 2015

Current affiliation :

Presently a PhD student at NUS, Singapore


Name : Satnam Singh

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2012 - 2014

Current affiliation :

Presently working at General Motors


Name : Derosh George

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently a PhD student at UC Irvine


Name : K Pramod

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently at Deutsche Bank, Mumbai


Name : Sravan B

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently at TVS Motors, Chennai


Name : Ujjal Barman

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently at IMEC, Belgium


Name : Jeevithesh RV

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree 2017-2018

Current affiliation :

Asst. Manager at ICICI bank


Name : Vinayak Garg

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree 2017-2018


Name : Himalaya Rautela

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree 2017-2018


Name : A Sai Gowtham

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Dual Degree 2017-2018

Current affiliation :

Asst. manager at ICICI bank


Name : Chiranjit Mandal

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2018-2019


Name : Ved Prakash Singh

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2018-2019


Name : Anuj Dawane

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2019-2021


Name : Krishnayan Bhattacharyya

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2020-2021


B.Tech

Name : Sabareesh M

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2013 - 2017

Current affiliation :

Currently at Purdue University, USA


Name : Anoop R

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2011 - 2015

Current affiliation :

Currently at MIT, USA


Name : Vasudevan Iyer

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2010 - 2014

Current affiliation :

Currently at Purdue University, USA


Name : Rajanikanth B.

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently with MRF, Chennai


Name : Piyush Bagdi

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently with Reliance


Name : Pankaj Kumar Sahu

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2008 - 2013

Current affiliation :

Presently at University of Alberta


Visiting Students

Name : Harish P.N

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2014, NIT Jalandhar


Name : Abhiroop Bhadra

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2014, NIT Trichy


Name : Devah Dhanush

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2014, NIT Trichy


Name : Printo Joseph

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech 2015, Anna University


Name : Sreekant Damodara

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2015, BITS Pilani


Name : R. Catherine Susan

Affiliation with Lab (duration): M.Tech, 2016, Anna University


Name : Varun Varma

Affiliation with Lab (duration): B.Tech, 2016, Manipal Institute of Technology


Project Associates

Name : R. Karunya

Affiliation with Lab (duration): Project Associate, 2016 - 2018


Name : Pearlson Prashanth Austin Suthanthiraraj

Affiliation with Lab (duration): As a Post Doctoral Fellow, 2017-2019

Current affiliation :

Presently working at Jiva Sciences, Bangalore


Name : Kanchana K Pandian

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2017-2019

Current affiliation :

Presently a Ph.D. Scholar at Leiden University, Netherlands


Name : Priyanka Priyadarshini

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2019 - 2020


Name : Lathika Somasundaram

Affiliation with Lab (duration): 2019-2021