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Dr. Shashank Khurana

Associate Professor & Deputy-Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Biodiesel, Bluff Body Aerodynamics, Passive Flow Control, Drag Reduction, Flow Visualization, Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics for Lifting Bodies, Bio-inspired Flow Mechanics
Chamber No.: 248 Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Dubai Campus Dubai International Academic City P. O. Box No. - 345055, Dubai, U.A.E.

Publications

(*Presenting Author

Year 2024

  • Aswin Sajeendran Nair, Surya Narayana Pai and Shashank Khurana, "Canola Oil: Efficient and Sustainable Feedstock for Biodiesel Production", Energy Conservation for Sustainable Future - 4th Inter-University Research Poster Competition, Curtin University, Dubai, 22nd April 2024. (1st Runner Up)
  • Abhishek Khare* and Shashank Khurana, "Improved Delayed Detached Eddy Simulation of Micro-Vortex Generators Mounted on NACA 4412 Airfoil", International Conference on Complex Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCACFD-2024), 16th-18th February 2024, Bhubaneswar India. (with Ph.D. Student)
  • Abhishek Khare and Shashank Khurana, "Effect of Perforation on Vortex Characteristics of a Micro-Vortex Generator Mounted on a Flat Plate", ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering (2024) 146(5): 051303. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link
Year 2023
  • Sundar Kamalesan Pillai, Udayakumar Rajamanickam, and Shashank Khurana, "Impact of Diethyl Ether on Performance and Emission Characteristics of a VCR Diesel Engine Fueled by Dual Biodiesel", Energies 16 (13) 4863. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link
  • Sai Krishna Tipparaju*, Arshdeep Singh*, Jagadish Nayak and Shashank Khurana, “Drone based Crop Health Surveillance”, 10th Undergraduate Research Competition, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 18th May 2023 (Finalist)
  • Abhishek Khare* and Shashank Khurana, "Micro-Vortex Generators with Circular Perforation for Turbulent Flow Separation Control", International Conference on Innovation and Challenges in Engineering Sciences (ICICES-2023), 17th-18th March 2023, India. (with Ph.D. Student) (Best Paper Award)
Year 2022
  • Abhishek Khare* and Shashank Khurana, "Effect of Micro Vortex Generator Width on Vortex Charateristics", 2022 AIAA Aviation Forum, 27th June-1st July 2022, USA, AIAA 2022-3388. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link
  • Kripa Amarendra Jaipal* and Shashank Khurana, "Performance Analysis of Leading-Edge Tubercles on Wind Turbine Blades", 2022 AIAA Aviation Forum, 27th June-1st July 2022, USA, AIAA 2022-4017.  (Link
  • Jerrin Thomas* and Shashank Khurana, "Over-expanded Elliptical Jet Control using Ventilated Truncated-Triangular Tabs", 2022 AIAA Aviation Forum, 27th June-1st July 2022, USA, AIAA 2022-3852.  (Link
  • Ranjeet Kumar* and Shashank Khurana, "Impact of Building Energy Retrofit on Indoor Environmental Quality: A Case Study",1st International Conference in Fluid, Thermal and Energy Systems (ICFTES'22), Kozikhode, India, 9th-11th June 2022. (with Ph.D. Student)
  • Mandalam Aditya Rao and Shashank Khurana, “Sign Language Detection Using LSTM/Deep Learning Model”,9th Undergraduate Virtual Research Competition, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 26th May 2022 (Finalist)
  • Research Group Student Presentations, 4th International Student Scientific Poster Competition, ASET-2022, 22nd February 2022, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, U.A.E. (*Presenting Author
    • Kripa Jaipal* and Shashank Khurana, "Nature-Based Solution for Performance Enhancement and Sustainable Operation of Wind Turbine Blades". (First Place Winner)
    • Ananya Bhartia* and Shashank Khurana, "Passive Flow Control of Supersonic Elliptical Nozzles using Crosswires". 
  • Mukesh Tomar, Shashank Khurana and Snehaunshu Chowdhury, "A Numerical Method for Studying the Effect of Calcium Silicate Lining on Road Tunnel Fires", Thermal Science and Engineering Progress (2022) 101245. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link
  • Jerrin Thomas* and Shashank Khurana, "Over-expanded Elliptical Jet Control using Truncated-Triangular Tabs", 2022 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 3rd-7th January 2022, USA, AIAA 2022-1066.  (Link
 
Year 2021
  • Ashish Vashishtha*, Shashank Khurana*, Dean Callaghan and Cathal Nolan, "Effect of Freestream Disturbances in front of Spiked Blunt Nose at Hypersonic Flow", Aerospace Europe Conference 2021, 23rd-26th November 2021, Warsaw, Poland. (*Joint First Authors) (Link)
  • Ashish Vashishtha, Shashank Khurana, Dean Callaghan and Cathal Nolan, "Numerical Study of an Aerospike Nozzle in Retropropulsion", Aerospace Europe Conference 2021, 23rd-26th November 2021, Warsaw, Poland. (Link)
  • Ashish Vashishtha* and Shashank Khurana*, "Novel Mechanism of Instability Control using a Tapered Spike in Hypersonic Flow", 2021 AIAA Aviation Forum, 2nd-6th August 2021, USA, AIAA 2021-2543. (*Joint First Authors) (Link
  • Research Group Student Presentations, 6th Student Research Colloquium, AEIT-2021, 25th May 2021, Manipal Academy, Dubai, U.A.E. (*Presenting Author
    • Kripa Jaipal*, Visvaeswar Ram* and Shashank Khurana, "Numerical Investigation on the use of a Winglet on a Wind Turbine Blade".  (Best Paper Award)
    • Jerrin Thomas* and Shashank Khurana, "Passive Flow Control of Supersonic Elliptical Nozzles". 
    • Mukesh Tomar* and Shashank Khurana, "Effect of Passive Fire Protection Techniques on Road Tunnel Fires".
  • Ashish Vashishtha* and Shashank Khurana*, "Mach Number Dependence of Flow Instability around a Spiked Body", 2nd  International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT2020), 19th-21st March 2021. (*Joint First Authors) (Link)
  • Ashish Vashishtha* and Shashank Khurana*, "Pulsating Flow Investigation for Spiked Blunt-Nose Body in Hypersonic Flow and its Control", 2021 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 11th-15th and 19th-21st January 2021, USA, AIAA 2021-0839. (*Joint First Authors) (Link
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "Kinetics Properties Estimation for Common Plastic Pallets used in Goods Transportation", Chemical Data Collections Journal, Vol. 312021100601. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
 
Year 2020
  • Prem Dakshin and Shashank Khurana, "Novel CAM Mechanism based Life-Support Ventilators in Animal Healthcare", 1st International & 13th National conference on Industrial Problems on Machines and Mechanisms (IPRoMM-2020), 21st-22nd December, 2020, Hyderabad, India,  Advances in Industrial Machines and Mechanisms. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Pages 417-425. (Link)
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "Estimating Pyrolysis Kinetics Parameters of Wooden Pallets Commonly Used in Goods Transport Vehicles", Chemical Data Collections Journal, Vol. 30, 2020, 100539. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Ashish Vashishtha* and Shashank Khurana*, "On Unsteady Flow Analysis of a Round Spike Blunt-Nose Afterbody in Mach 6 Flow", 10th EASN Virtual International Conference on Innovation in Aviation & Space to the Satisfaction of the European Citizens, 2nd-4th September, 2020. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 1024, 012017. (Link) (*Joint First Authors
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "A Numerical Study on the Influence of Different Tunnel Lining Insulation Materials in a Road Tunnel Fire", Materials Today ProceedingsVolume 28, Part 2, 2020, Pages 665-671. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Prem Dakshin and Shashank Khurana, "Frustum CAM (FC) Mechanism: Achieving Differentiating Feed in Continuous Production Machines of Non-similar Parts", Materials Today ProceedingsVolume 28, Part 2, 2020, Pages 920-924. (Link)
 
Year 2019
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "Numerical Simulation of Road Tunnel Fires involving Heavy Goods Vehicle with Solid Fuels", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1276, No.1, 2019, 012063 (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Samreen Khan and Shashank Khurana, "Experimental Investigation on Shape Dependence for Flow past Shallow Cavities", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol.1276, No. 1, 2019, 012002. (Link)
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "Investigation of Road Tunnel Fires: Challenges and Findings", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1276, No. 1, 2019, 012065. (with Ph.D. Student)(Link)
  • K Sundar, R Udayakumar, C. Periasamy and Shashank Khurana, "Cotton Seed Oil and Rice Bran Oil as a Source of Biodiesel in India", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 1276, No. 1, 2019, 012086. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Research Group Student Presentations, 4th Student Research Colloquium, AEIT-2019, 24th-25th April 2019, Manipal Academy, Dubai, U.A.E. (*Presenting Author
    • Adithya Nair, Shivam Mishra*, Rishabh Kaushik* and Shashank Khurana, "IRclear: Unexpected Object Avoidance System using AI-enabled InfraRed Technology".  (Best Paper Award)
    • Shilpa Sreekumar* and Shashank Khurana, "An Insight into The Aerodynamics of Flying Snakes Through Flow Visualization". (Best Paper Award)
    • Zoheb Razak* and Shashank Khurana, "Optimization of Transpiration-Cooled Gas Turbine Blades at High Temperature Conditions".
    • Adithya Nair* and Shashank Khurana, "Impressions on The Performance and Emission Characteristics of Biodiesel Blends".
  • Prem Dakshin and Shashank Khurana, "FLOWCON: Frustum CAM (FC) based Fluid Flow Control Mechanism", 3rd AUE Student Research Competition, 25th-26th March 2019, American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE. (Joint 2nd Prize in Graduate Student Category across all disciplines)
  • Mukesh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, "Impact of Passive Fire Protection on Heat Release Rates in Road Tunnel Fire: A Review", Tunelling and Underground Space Technology Journal, Vol. 85, 2019, Page 149-159. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
 
Year 2018
  • Vaishak Thiruvenkitam and Shashank Khurana, "Computational Study on Suddenly Expanded Flows for a De-Laval Nozzle", International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT2018), 5th-7th December 2018, Dubai, UAE.
  • Poster PresentationsInternational Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT2018), 5th-7th December 2018, Dubai, UAE.
    • Shilpa Sreekumar and Shashank Khurana, "Impressions on Aerodynamics of Bio-inspired Locomotion and its Application". (Best Poster Award - 1st Prize)
    • Avani K. Mehta, Anketha Kannan and Shashank Khurana, "Extraction of Hydrogen from Self-Sustainable Systems". (Best Poster Award - 2nd Prize)
    • Prem Dakshin and Shashank Khurana, "An Alternate Effective Flow Control Mechanism for Fluids Using Frustum CAM". 
    • Gayathri Hariharan and Shashank Khurana, "Comparative Performance Study of Nanofluids in Solar Thermal Systems". 
    • Ayesha Yusuf and Shashank Khurana, "An Investigation on Feasibility of Different Materials for Batteries in Electric Vehicles". 
  • Krishna Kaushik Yanamundra, Shreyas Nayak and Shashank Khurana, "AERIAL Plane Concept for Martian Application", 11th National Conference and Exhibition on Aerospace & Defense Related Mechanism (ARMS-2018), 16th-17th November 2018, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India.
  • Sundar. K, R. Udayakumar and Shashank Khurana, "Experimental Investigations On Emissions Characteristics Of A Variable Compression Ratio Engine Operated On Dual Fuel Mode Using Diesel And Biodiesel (Obtained From Cotton Seed Oil And Rice Bran Oil)", Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2018, Page 59-66. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Shashank KhuranaKojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, "Simultaneous Control of Vortex-Sizes around Spike Root and Body Base for a Blunt-Nosed Cylindrical Body", International Review of Aerospace Engineering Journal Vol. 11, No. 5, 2018, Page 176-185. (Link)
  • Mukesh TomarShashank Khurana and R Singh, "Behaviour of tunnel lining material in road tunnel fire",  IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 346, 2018, 012077. (with Ph.D. Student) (Link)
  • Research Group Student Presentations, 3rd Student Research Colloquium, AEIT-2018, 11th-12th April 2018, Manipal Academy, Dubai, U.A.E. (*Presenting Author)
    • Aishwarya Krishnan* and Shashank Khurana, "Passive Flow Control over an Airfoil using Vortex Generators".  (Best Paper Award)
    • Ayesha Yusuf* and Shashank Khurana, "Investigation on the Use and Applicability of Electric and Hybrid-Electric Vehicles". (Best Paper Award)
    • Samreen Khan* and Shashank Khurana, " An Investigation on Active and Passive Flow Control of Cavity Flows".
    • Vaishak Thiruvenkitam* and Shashank Khurana, "Investigation of Design Variables on Aerodynamic Behavior of Shuttlecocks".
    • Aravind Prashanth* and Shashank Khurana, "CFD Optimization study of Vortex Generators for Multi Element Wing Configuration".
Year 2017
  • Kartik Krishna and Shashank Khurana, "Flow Control Study in Lid-Driven Cavities using Reduced Order Modelling", 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017), 27th-30th December 2017, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India. (Link)
  • Shashank Khurana, "Role of SGAC towards creating Future Space Leaders in Asia-Pacific Region", 24th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-24), 14th-17th November 2017, Bangalore, India. (Invited Lecture)
  • Vaishak Thiruvenkitam, Shivnarain Ravichandran, Mahathi Kishorekumar and Shashank Khurana, "Optimization Of Batsman Pads For Enhanced Performance", International Conference on Sports Engineering, 23rd-25th October 2017, Jaipur, India.
  • Vaishak Thiruvenkitam and Shashank Khurana, "A Review On Shuttlecocks Used In Commercial Game Of Badminton", International Conference on Sports Engineering, 23rd-25th October 2017, Jaipur, India.
  • Vaishak Thiruvenkitam Shivnarain Ravichandran, Mahathi Kishorekumar and Shashank Khurana, "Performance Improvement Through Optimization Of Batsman Guards", International Conference on Sports Engineering, 23rd-25th October 2017, Jaipur, India. (Awarded Consolation Prize in Pan-India Student Design Competition 2017)
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, "Visualisation of Vortex at Aerospike Root using Hydraulic Analogy", International Review of Aerospace Engineering Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2017, Page 189-195. (Link)
  • Shripad P. Mahulikar*, Sachin Kumar , Pallavi Rastogi, Shashank Khurana, Ritesh Dungarwal, "Aerothermal Concepts for Configuration Design of Lifting Body of Hypersonic Reusable Vehicle", Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica ed Astronautica XXIV International Conference, 18th-22nd September 2017, Palermo – Enna, Italy (Invited Lecture) *Presenting Author
  • Shashank Khurana and Nikkhil Agrawal, "Parametric Design Study for a Hemispherical Body with a Breathing Blunt Nose", 
    Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica ed Astronautica XXIV International Conference, 18th-22nd September 2017, Palermo – Enna, Italy
  • Joseph Jeyasurya, Gayathri Hariharan and Shashank Khurana, “Performance Analysis of a Solar Operated Aqua Ammonia Vapor Absorption Refrigeration System”,The Fifth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 8th May 2017 (Finalist)
  • Krishna Kaushik, Shreyas Nayak and Shashank Khurana, “AERIAL Plane Technology Demonstration Concept”, The Fifth United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Research Competition, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 8th May 2017 (Finalist)
  • Joseph Jeyasurya, Gayathri Hariharan and Shashank Khurana, “Design and Performance Study of a Solar Operated AquaAmmonia Absorption Refrigeration System”, International Workshop on Trends in Solar Power Generation and Energy Harvesting, Dubai, U.A.E., 27th-29th March 2017  
  • Mukesh Singh Tomar and Shashank Khurana, “Theoretical approach of determining Peak Heat Release Rate in Road Tunnel Fires”, 4th Arabian Tunelling Conference & 20th Gulf Engineering Forum, Dubai, U.A.E., 21st-22nd February 2017. (with Ph.D. Student
Year 2016
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, “Flow field behavior with Reynolds number variance around a Blunted-nosed Body with Spike”, Modern Physics Letters B 30, 1650362, pp. 1-13.  (Link)
  • Shashank Khurana, "Introduction to Space Generation Advisory Council", 3rd Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop, Los Banos, Philippines. 12th-13th November 2016.
  • Shreyas Nayak, Krishna Kaushik and Shashank Khurana, “AERIAL Plane Concept with Technology Demonstration”, 2nd Annual EMM Science Workshop, Dubai, U.A.E., 3rd October 2016. (Poster)
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Hemi-Blunt Forward Stagnation Nose for Vehicles in Hypersonic flows”, RAeS Applied Aerodynamics Research Conference, Bristol, England, 19th-21st July 2016
Year 2015
  • Shashank Khurana, “An Asia-Pacific perspective on Space Application: Benefit for All”, 2nd Asia-Pacific Space Generation Workshop, Bali, Indonesia, 28th-29th November 2015.
 
Year 2014
  • Shashank Khurana, “A Historical Overview and Cultural Assessment of Space Industry Policy Decision-making procedures in India”, 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada, 29th Sept.-3rd Oct. 2014.
  • Shashank Khurana, “Heat Transfer Management by Aerospikes for Hypothesized Lifting Body in Hypersonic Flow”, 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada, 29th Sept.-3rd Oct.2014.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Aerothermodynamics of Lifting-Body Configuration in Hypersonic Flow with Aerodisk at Nose”, 52nd A.I.A.A. Sciences Meeting, Baltimore, U.S.A., 12st-16th January 2014.
Year 2013
  • Shashank Khurana, “Passive Aerothermodynamic Flow Control Methods for Lifting Body Configurations in Hypersonic Flow”, Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.)-Kanpur, India, 19th July 2013.(Invited Lecture)
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Assessment of Aerodynamic Effectiveness for Aerospike Application on Hypothesized Lifting Body in Hypersonic Flow”, 31st A.I.A.A. Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Diego, California, U.S.A, 24th-27th June 2013.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Application of Aerospikes for Lifting-Body Configuration in Hypersonic Flow at Mach 7”, 43rd A.I.A.A. Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, California, U.S.A, 24th-27th June 2013.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Towards Heat Transfer Control by Aerospikes for Lifting-Body Configuration in Hypersonic Flow at Mach 7”, 44th A.I.A.A. Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, California, U.S.A, 24th-27th June 2013.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Recent Advances in Shock Wave Structure Control of Lifting Bodies in Hypersonic Flow”, 24th Symposium on Shock Waves in Japan, Kita Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan 13th-15th March 2013. 
Year 2012
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, 2013 (April), “Hypersonic Flow Investigation of Aerospikes for Delta-type Lifting Body Configurations”, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (JSASS), Vol. 10, No. ists28, pp. 15- 24, 2012. (Link)
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, 2012 (March), “Flow field around a Blunted-nosed Body with Spike”, International Journal of Turbo and Jet Engines, Vol. 29, pp. 217–221. (Link)
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Flow Control Application Studies for Space-plane type High Speed Vehicles”, India-Japan Symposium on “Frontiers in Science & Technology: Successes and Emerging Challenges”, Tokyo, Japan, 20th-21st September 2012
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, “Parallel Hypersonic Flow Field Simulation around a Spiked Body using Hydraulic Analogy”, 9th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, 19th-21st September 2012.
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, “Effect of Vortex-size around Spike Root and Body Base on Possible Hypersonic Drag Reduction”, 7th International Colloquium on Blunt Body Aerodynamics and Applications, Shanghai, China, 2nd-6th September 2012. (Link)
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, “Application of Breathing Blunt Nose Concept to Lifting Body Configuration”, 30th A.I.A.A. Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A, 25th-28th June 2012. 
Year 2011
  • Masashi Yoshida, Katsutoshi Hamasaki, Naohiko Honma, Yasumasa Watanabe, Shashank Khurana and Yusuke Izumi, “Study on Characteristics of Deploying Membrane Structure in Aerospace Field”, 25th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Microgravity Application (JASMA-25), Yokohama, Japan, 28th-29th November 2011.
  • Shashank Khurana, Kojiro Suzuki, Yasumasa Watanabe and Ethirajan Rathakrishnan, “Water channel visualization of flow around a spiked body”, 8th International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, 9th-11th November 2011.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Hypersonic flow investigation of aerospikes for delta-type lifting body configuration”, 28th International Symposium on Space Technology & Science, Okinawa, Japan, 5th-12th June 2011.
  • Shashank Khurana and Kojiro Suzuki, “Heat Transfer and Aerodynamic Drag Control Methods for Spacecrafts in Hypersonic Flow”, University of Tokyo International Symposium on Multidisciplinary Research”, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 6th March 2011.
Year 2010
  • Shashank Khurana, Naohiko Honma and Kojiro Suzuki, “Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Experiments on Aerothermal Characteristics of Thick Blunt Delta Lifting Bodies”, 54th Joint Space Science Technology Conference, Shizuoka, Japan, 17th-19th November 2010.
  • Shashank Khurana, Naohiko Honma and Kojiro Suzuki, “A comprehensive study on nonaxisymmetric blunt body aerothermodynamics in hypersonic flow”, Tri-University Engineering Symposium on Aerospace Technology”, Seoul National University (S.N.U.), Seoul, South Korea, 25th-26th October 2010.
Year 2008
  • Shripad P. Mahulikar, S. Khurana, R. Dungarwal, S.G. Shevkari, J. Subramaniam and A. V. Gujrathi, 2008 (Oct.-Dec.) “Transient Aero-thermal Mapping of Passive Thermal Protection System for Nose-Cap of Reusable Hypersonic Vehicle”, Journal of Astronautical Sciences Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 593-619. (Link)
  • Shripad Mahulikar, Shashank Khurana, Sameer Degwekar and Jignesh Soni, “Aerothermal Studies of Hypersonic Vehicles”, 26th International Symposium on Space Technology & Science, Hamamatsu, Japan, 1st – 8th June 2008
Year 2005
  • Vaibhav Dharphale and Shashank Khurana, “Harnessing of Lightning Energy”, Tryst-2005, IIT-Delhi, India, 17th-20th February 2005.