INSPIRE Faculty


Dr. Bhuvana T. (PhD, JNCASR, Bangalore)

214 Northern Lab. I, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur 208016
0512 259 6494 (O)
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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
Nanolithography, nanomaterials, Electrodes for microfuel cells, bioplastics and Surface interaction between liquids and soft solids.


Dr. Arshad Afzal (PhD, Inha University, South Korea)

202, Old SAC Building, IIT Kanpur 208016
0512 - (O)
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Research Interests
Microfluidics, Gas Turbine Cooling, Thermal-Fluid Design Optimization, Surrogate Modeling and Optimization.


Dr. Vashi Mant Sharma (PhD, IIT Bombay)

202, Old SAC Building, IIT Kanpur 208016
0512 - (O)
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Research Interests
Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST), Concentrating Solar Power (CSP), Optics of Concentrators, Renewable Energy.

SERB National Postdoctoral Fellow


Dr. Ram Krishna Upadhyay (PhD, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad)

Solidification Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur 208016
0512 - (O)
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Research Interests
Surface Engineering, Thin Films and Coatings, Tribology, Mechanical Behavior of Materials.

Postdoctoral Fellows


Samarjeet Chanda (PhD, IIT Madras)

Interferometry Lab (fluid Mechanics Laboratory) NL1, department Of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur
0512 259 7709 (O)
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Research Interests
transport property estimation using inverse techniques, Inverse problem solutions using evolutionary techniques like Genetic Algorithm, design of appropriate instrumentation for carrying out measurements in vacuum environment, Interferometric measurements, Interfacial phenomena