Dr. Suvanjan Bhattacharyya

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Room No.-6020-A,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.

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About the Faculty:

Dr. Suvanjan Bhattacharyya is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. Dr. Bhattacharyya completed his Post-Doctoral research from the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa, under the supervision of Prof. Josua P Meyer. Dr. Bhattacharyya completed his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India and with the collaboration of Dusseldorf University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He received his Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology, India (Formerly known as Bengal Engineering and Science University), on Heat-Power Engineering.

His research interest lies in computational fluid dynamics in fluid flow and heat transfer, specializing on laminar, turbulent, steady, unsteady separated flows and convective heat transfer, experimental heat transfer enhancement, solar energy and renewable energy. He is the author and co-author of 90 papers in high ranked journals and prestigious conference proceedings. Dr. Suvanjan appears in the recent list of World’s top 2% scientists published by faculty members of Stanford University. He has bagged best paper award in a number of International conferences as well. He is also in editorial boards of 11 Journals and reviewers of more than 50 prestigious Journals. He is presently supervising 5 PhD students and has several research grants to his credit from DST, DRDO, ISHRAE etc. He has also implemented several international collaborative projects in recent times. His strong collaboration with Universities in South Africa has led to a Bi-lateral India-South Africa grant of DST, Govt. of India. Presently he is working in a project titled “Performance Improvement of Solar Thermal Systems using Magnetic Nanofluids” in collaboration with the Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa supported by the DST, GoI.


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