Akhilesh Mimani

PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Indian Institute of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Muffler Acoustics), 2012
  • Bachelors of Engineering (B.E), Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, Bangalore, Mechanical Engineering, 2006



  • A. Mimani Acoustic Analysis of Elliptical Cylindrical Mufflers: Application to Automotive Muffler Design - to be published by Springer Singapore (2019).

  • A Mimani, J Fischer, D. J Moreau, C. J Doolan, A comparison of time-reversal and cross-spectral beamforming for localizing experimental rod-airfoil interaction noise sources, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Vol. 111, pp. 456-491 (2018).

  • A. Mimani, R. Porteous, C.J. Doolan A simulation-based analysis of the effect of a reflecting surface on aeroacoustic time-reversal source characterization and comparison with beamforming, Wave Motion, Vol. 70, pp. 65-89 (2017)

  • A Mimani, Z. Prime, D. J Moreau, C. J. Doolan, An experimental application of aeroacoustic time-reversal to the Aeolian tone The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 139, pp. 740-763 (2016)

  • A. Mimani, M.L. Munjal Acoustic end-correction in a flow-reversal end chamber muffler: A semi-analytical approach, Journal of Computational Acoustics 24, 1650004 (2016)


  • Commendable Contribution to Research Quality Prize at the Centre for Energy Technology (CET), Research Day, 12th December, 2013, The University of Adelaide, South Australia – 5005, Australia.


  • Assistant Professor, Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad 380 009, Gujarat, India June 2018 up to December 2018

  • Research Associate, Centre for Audio, Acoustics and Vibration, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales 2007, October 2017 -May 2018.

  • Research Associate, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, New South Wales 2052, August 2016 up to September 2017.

  • Research Associate, Energy Pipelines CRC Project – 'Gas-Pipeline blowdown: Characteristics of natural gas pipeline blowdown in remote areas', School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, South Australia – 5005, July 2015 up to July 2016.

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project 'Resolving the mechanics of turbulent noise production', School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, South Australia – 5005, April 2012 up to June 2015.



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