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Sanjay Mittal

PhD (Minnesota)

Professor & Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Research Interest



  • PhD (Aerospace Engineering) , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1992
  • M.S. (Aerospace Engineering), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1990
  • B.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering), IIT Kanpur, 1988



  • Navrose, Sanjay Mittal, 'Free vibrations of a cylinder: 3D computations at Re=1000', doi: 0.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2013.02.017, Journal of Fluids & Structures, (2013).

  • Bhaskar Kumar, Sanjay Mittal, 'On the origin of secondary vortex street',doi: 10.1017/jfm.2012.421, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (2012).

  • AbhishekVerma and Sanjay Mittal, 'A new unstable mode in the wake of a circular cylinder', Physics of Fluids, 23, 121701, (2011).

  • Prasanth T.K., Vijay Premchandran, and Sanjay Mittal, 'Hysteresis in vortex-induced vibrations: critical blockage and effect of m*', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 671, 207-- 225, (2011).

  • D.N. Srinath and Sanjay Mittal, `An adjoint method for shape optimization in unsteady viscous flows', Journal of Computational Physics, 229, 1994--2008, (2010).

  • Shanti SwarupBhatnagar Prize, Engineering Sciences, 2006 CSIR, New Delhi

  • JC Bose Fellowship, Department of Science & Technology – 2013

  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), since 2011

  • Corresponding Editor, Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences (CMES), Tech Science Press, since 2011

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2007 IAS, Bangalore

  • Scopus Young Scientist in Engineering, 2007 Elsevier, New Delhi


Office Phone: 0512-259-7906 / 6603 (O) / 0512-259-8702 / 1132 (R)

Email: smittal[AT]


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