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Dr. Majid Hassan Khan

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Particle Image Velocimetry (3D and Planar), Flow Visualization, Flow around Bluff Bodies (2D and 3D ), Bio-inspired flows, Simulations using Lattice Boltzmann Method and openFOAM, Flow around freely falling particles, Droplet surface interactions, Experimental Fluid Dynamics [Development of Experiments]
Chamber No.: 278
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Dubai Campus, Dubai International Academic City P. O. Box No. - 345055, Dubai, U.A.E.

Publications

"If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are."

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Summary: 1 Patent, 11 Journals, 11 Conferences (Posters and Presentations), and 1 symposium

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Patent

    1. Khan M. H., Agrawal, A. A Method for reconstructing a three-dimensional flow field from planar images and system thereof. Indian Patent Application No 201921029446. Filed on 22 July 2019.

Papers Published

    1. Biradar, G. S., Khan, M. H., Bankey, S., Mishra, A., Joshi, G., & Agrawal, A. (2023). Bio-Inspired Corrugated Airfoil Aerodynamics Under External Turbulence At Low Reynolds Numbers. Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing. 
    2. Tagliavini, G., Khan, M. H., McCorquodale, M., Westbrook, C., & Holzner, M. (2022). Wake characteristics of complex-shaped snow particles: Comparison of numerical simulations with fixed snowflakes to time-resolved particle tracking velocimetry experiments with free-falling analogs. Physics of Fluids, 34(5), 055112. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0089
    3. Khan, M. H., Sooraj, P., Sharma, A., & Agrawal, A. (2021). Experimental investigation of flow around a 45∘ oriented cube for Reynolds numbers between 500 and 50 000. Physical Review Fluids, 6(7), 074606.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.6.074606 
    4. Khan, M.H., Yadav, H. Sanitization During and After COVID-19 Pandemic: A Short Review. Trans Indian Natl. Acad. Eng. 5, 617–627 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41403-020-00177-9 
    5. Khan, M. H., Khan, H. H., Sharma, A., & Agrawal, A. (2020). Laminar Vortex Shedding in the Wake of a Cube. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 142(11), 111301. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047674 
    6. Sooraj, P., Ramagya, M. S., Khan, M. H., Sharma, A., & Agrawal, A. (2020). Effect of superhydrophobicity on the flow past a circular cylinder in various flow regimes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 897, A21. https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.371 
    7. Khan, M. H., Sharma, A., and Agrawal, A. (2020) Simulation of flow around a Cube at moderate Reynolds numbers using the Lattice Boltzmann Method. Journal of Fluid Engineering-ASME, 2020, 142(1): 011301. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4044821
    8. Sooraj, P., Khan, M. H., Sharma, A., & Agrawal, A. (2019). Wake analysis and regimes for flow around three side-by-side cylinders. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 104, 76-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2019.02.009 
    9. Khan, M. H., Sooraj, P., Sharma, A., & Agrawal, A. (2018). Flow around a Cube for Reynolds numbers between 500 and 55000. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. Volume 93, 2018, Pages 257-271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2017.12.013 
    10. Sengupta, S., Khan, M. H., Veluri, V. K., Vijayan, P. K., Agrawal, A., & Bhattacharya, S. (2015). PIV investigations on the turbulent mixing of two opposing flows inside a scaled chimney model of a research reactor. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 63, 115-132.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.01.014 
    11. Ashraf, I., Agrawal, A., Khan, M. H., Sooraj. P, Srivastava, A., & Sharma, A. (2015).Thrust generation and wake structure for flow across a pitching airfoil at low Reynolds number. Sadhana 40, 2367–2379 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12046-015-0449-4 

Conference Presentations

    1. Biradar Gs, Bankey, S, Khan, M. H, Joshi, G and Agrawal, A. (2022) Aerodynamic performance of dragonfly inspired corrugated airfoils in freestream turbulence at higher angle of attack.  International Conference on Thermo-Fluids and System Design organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology Mesra Ranchi, held on 22-23 March, 2022.
    2. Biradar Gs, Bankey, S, Khan, M. H, Joshi, G and Agrawal, A. (2022) Separated flow around dragonfly inspired corrugated airfoil at large angle of attack in free-stream turbulence.  3rd International Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering 04 - 06 February, 2022. NIT Silchar.
    3. Khan, M. H., Westbrook, C., & McCorquodale, M. (2021). Three-dimensional particle tracking velocimetry measurements of flow around freely falling ice-particles. Bulletin of the American Physical Society.
    4. Khan, M. H, Westbrook, C.D. and McCorquodale, M. W. (2021) Fluid dynamics around freely falling ice-particle crystals: An experimental investigation using three- dimensional particle tracking velocimetry UKFluids UK Fluids Conference Wed, 8 Sept 2021 – Fri, 10 Sept 2021  University of Southampton, UK. (Virtual) 
    5. Khan, M. H, Westbrook, C.D. and McCorquodale, M. W. (2021) Investigating the wake of freely falling snow aggregate analogues in a quiescent fluid, 3rd International Summer Snowfall Workshop 31 August - 3 September 2021, University of Reading, UK.  (Virtual) 
    6. Mallah, S., Khan, M. H., & Agrawal, A. (2021). Dragonfly-inspired corrugated foil flight dynamics in heaving motion across various heaving frequencies. 5th-6th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC), at Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans, LA, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/TFEC2021.bbe.036712 
    7. Khan, M. H., Mallah, S., & Agrawal, A. (2020). The study of a dragonfly flight performance at various pitching angles of its wing. Bulletin of the American Physical Society.
    8. Sooraj, P., Khan, M. H., Ashraf, I., Sharma, A., and Agrawal, A. (2018). Investigation of Flow Close to the Body of a Swimming Fish. 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP) December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.
    9. Khan, M. H., Agrawal, A., & Sharma, A. (2017, November). Experimental and Numerical Study for Flow across a Cube at various Reynolds numbers (Accepted). In APS Meeting Abstracts.
    10. Khan, M. H., Sooraj, P., Srivastava, A., Sharma, A., and Agrawal, A. (2015). Experimental and Numerical Study of Flow around a Cube. 42nd National Conference on FMFP, Dec. 14-16, 2015 NITK Surathkal.
    11. Ashraf, I., Khan, M. H., Sooraj, P., Agrawal, A., Srivastava, A., Sharma, A. (2012). Wake structure of pitching airfoil at low Reynolds number. 39th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, SVNIT, Surat.

Symposium

    1. Khan, M. H., Simplifying Three Dimensional Particle Image Velocimetry (poster) in Mechanical Engineering Graduate Research Symposium 2014 (MEGRES 2014).