P. K. Panigrahi

PhD (Louisiana State University)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD (1997), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • M.S.(1992), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • B.Tech (1987) UCE Burla,



  • Vinoth B. R. and Panigrahi P. K. "Characteristics of low Reynolds number non-Boussinesq fountains

    from non-circular sources, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, pp - 19, (2014).

  • Pradhan, T, Asfer, M, and Panigrahi, P K "Droplet hydrodynamics during lysozyme protein crystallization",

    Physical Review E, 86, 051602 (2012).

  • Singh Dhananjay and Panigrahi P. K. "Improved digital holographic reconstruction algorithm for

    depth error reduction and elimination of out-of-focus particles", Optics Express, Vol. 18, Iss 3, pp.

    2426 -2448 (2010).

  • Pandey, Praveen, Pundir, B. P. and Panigrahi, P. K. "Hydrogen addition to acetylene-air laminar

    diffusion flames: studies on soot formation under different flow arrangements", Combustion and

    Flame, Volume 148, Issue 4, pp. 249-262 (2007).

  • Srivastava, A., Muralidhar, K., and Panigrahi, P. K. "Reconstruction of the concentration field

    around a growing KDP crystal using schlieren tomography", Applied Optics, Vol. 44, N0. 26, pp.

    5381-5392 (2005).

  • Swarnajayanti Fellowship, DST, 2006

  • Humboldt Fellowship, GERMANY, 2004

  • BOYSCAST Fellowship, JAPAN, 2000.

  • Career Award, AICTE, 1998.


Northern Laboratory of Mechanical Engineering,
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7686 (O)


Labs addresses

Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, Fabrication Laboratory, Turbulence Research Laboratory, Optical Instrumentation Laboratory, Microfluidics Laboratory.
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7928 / 259-7938 / 259-7142 / 259-7709 / 259-7079

Email: panig[AT]iitk.ac.in

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