Arnab Samanta

PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Research Interest



  • Ph.D., Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.

  • M.E., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2004.

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 2001.



  • Balakrishna, N., Mathew, J. & Samanta, A. 2020 Inviscid and viscous global stability of vortex rings. J. Fluid Mech., 902, A9.

  • Muthiah, G. & Samanta, A. 2018 Transient energy growth of a swirling jet with vortex breakdown. J. Fluid Mech., 856, 288–322.

  • Chary, P. S. & Samanta, A. 2016 Linear models for sound from supersonic reacting mixing layers. Phys. Rev. Fluids, 1, 083801.

  • Samanta, A. 2016 On the axisymmetric stability of heated supersonic round jets. Proc. R. Soc. A, 472 (2188), 20150817.

  • Samanta, A. & Freund, J. B. 2015 A model supersonic buried-nozzle jet: instability and acoustic wave scattering and the far-field sound. J. Fluid Mech., 778, 189–215.

Office : Low Speed Aerodynamics Lab - A02

Office Phone: 0512-259-2182 (O)

Email: asamanta[AT]

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