Gautam Biswas, FNA

PhD (IIT Kharagpur)

J C Bose National Fellow and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD (IIT Kharagpur, 1985)
  • MTech (IIT Kharagpur, 1981)
  • BE (IIEST, Shibpur 1979)


  • H. Deka, G. Biswas, K. C. Sahu, Y. Kulkarni, A. Dalal, Coalescence dynamics of a compound drop on a deep liquid pool, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (JFM Rapids), Vol. 866, pp. R2-1 –R2-11, (2019).

  • B. Ray, G. Biswas and A. Sharma, Regimes during liquid drop impact on a liquid pool, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 768, pp. 492-523, (2015).

  • H. Deka, G. Biswas, S. Chakraborty, and A. Dalal, Coalescence dynamics of unequal sized drops, Physics of Fluids, Vol 31, pp. 012105-1--012105-17, (2019).

  • H. Deka, B. Ray, G. Biswas, and A. Dalal, Dynamics of tongue shaped cavity generated during the impact of high-speed microdrops, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, pp. 042103-1 – 042103-14, (2018)

  • V. Pandey, G. Biswas, and A. Dalal, Saturated film boiling at various gravity levels under the influence of electrohydrodynamic forces, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 29, pp. 032104-1- 032104-13, (2017)

  • V. Pandey, G. Biswas, and A. Dalal, Effect of superheat and electric field on saturated film boiling, Physics of Fluids , Vol. 28, 052102-1- 052102-18, (2016)

  • B. Nath, G. Biswas and A. Dalal, Influence of electric field on deformation of a drop in shear flow, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 31, pp. 042102-1—042102-13, (2019)

  • M. P. Borthakur, G. Biswas and D. Bandyopadhyay, Dynamics of drop formation from submerged orifices under the influence of electric field, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, pp. 122104-1—122104-11, (2018).

  • B. Nath, G. Biswas, A. Dalal and K. C. Sahu, Migration of a droplet in a cylindrical tube in the creeping flow regime, Physical Review E, Vol. 95, pp. 033110-1—033110-11, (2017)

  • M. P. Borthakur, G. Biswas, and D. Bandyopadhyay, Formation of liquid drops at an orifice and dynamics of pinch-off in liquid jets, Physical Review E, Vol. 96, pp. 013115-1— 013115-11, (2017).

  • Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, India

  • J C Bose National Fellowship by Department of Science and Technology

  • Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Bangalore)

  • Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India

  • Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, India

  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


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