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Subrata Sarkar

PhD (IIT Madras)

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, IIT Madras, 1995.
  • M.E. (Mechanical Engineering), IISc, Bangalore, 1986;
  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), B.E.College(Calcutta University.), 1984;



  • S. Sarkar and Sudipto Sarkar, 2010, Vortex dynamics of a cylinder wake in proximity of a wall,Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 26, pp. 19-40.

  • S. Sarkar, 2009, Influence of wake structure on unsteady flow in an LP turbine blade passage,ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol.131, 041016 (14 pages).

  • S. Sarkar and Sudipto Sarkar, 2009, Large-Eddy Simulation of Wake and Boundary Layer InteractionsBehind a Circular Cylinder, ASME J. Fluids Engineering, Vol. 131, 091201 (13 pages).

  • S. Sarkar, 2008, Identification of flow structures on a LP turbine blade due to periodic passingwakes,ASME J. Fluids Engineering, Vol. 130, 061103 (10 pages).

  • T. K. Sengupta, S. De and S. Sarkar, 2003, Vortex-induced instability of an incompressible wallboundedshear layer, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 493, pp. 277-86.


  • Review Chair, ASME Gas Turbine India Conference, 2014

  • Member of the Propulsion Panel, AR & DB, Govt. of India, 2010-12.

  • Awarded Visiting Fellowship for two years, 2001-2003, University of Surrey, UK.

  • Members of ASME since 2005.

  • Reviewer for ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering; ASME Journal of Turbo machinery; ASMEJournal of Heat Transfer; Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, IMechE, Part C; Journal ofPower and Energy, IMechE, Part A; Journal of Aerospace Engineering, IMechE, Part G and J. ofEngineering Mathematics.



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