Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2022/024

Applications are invited for one post of Senior Project Engineer. This position will be up to Feb 18, 2023, and purely temporary.

Job Description: The advertised position is for a Senior Project Engineer in the project entitled "Design, Development, Testing and Evaluation of a Lean-Premixed Swirl Stabilized Gas Turbine Combustor for Stationary Power Generation using High-Hydrogen-Content Fuel" funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The incumbent will be responsible for numerical simulation of gas turbine combustion based on an open-source CFD solver (e.g., OpenFOAM). The task involves mesh generation, numerical simulation of gas turbine combustion, post-processing of the results, report generation, etc.

Project No. DST /ME /2020041

Post: Senior Project Engineer

Number of Post: One

Duration: One year

Salary range: 32400-2700-81000

Min Qualification: B.Tech. + M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering) Or M. Tech (Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering) with 3 years of experience in the relevant area.

  • Knowledge of combustion, turbulent flows, gas turbine combustion
  • Thorough understanding of numerical modeling of turbulent reactive flows
  • Extensive expertise in using C/C++ programming

Desirable Qualification:

  • Algorithm development in OpenFOAM and/or commercial CFD packages
  • Experience in structured grid generation in complex 3D domain
  • Familiarity with high-performance computing based on MPI


  • Structured mesh generation in complex 3D domain
  • Numerical simulations of gas turbine combustion
  • Post-processing results, report preparation

Instructions to apply:

Please send your resume with documents exhibiting your relevant experiences in the field mentioned above on or before Feb 17th, 2022, to Please mention the following in the subject line of the email: "SPE in Numerical Combustion"

No TA/DA will be paid for the interview.

Dr. Santanu De
Project Investigator
Room no-NET-304A
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur