Supervision


Mr. Dheeraj Tripathi

Ph.D. Scholar (2020 - Present), Mechanical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, India

Co-supervising with Dr. Venkatramani J.

Tentative Thesis: Investigations into Stall Flutter Problems Subjected to Stochastic Inflows.

Research Interests: Stall Flutter, Stochastic Bifurcation, Fatigue Damage Analysis.


Mr. Vignesh S. P.

M.E. Project (2020 - 2021), Energy Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, India.

Co-supervising with Prof. R. Velraj.

Tentative Thesis: Aerodynamics of Whale-Inspired Wind Turbine Blades.

Research Interests: Biomimetics, Wind Turbine, Overset Meshing.


Mr. Abraham Thomas Chirathalattu

M.Tech. Project (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, India.

Co-supervising with Dr. Santhosh Balakrishnan.

Tentative Thesis: Suppressing the Instability due to Fluid-Structure Interactions (FSI) using a Nonlinear Energy Sink (NES).

Research Interests: Vortex-Induced Vibration, Nonlinear Energy Sink, Targeted Energy Transfer.


Mentoring


1. Mr. Muhammad Najvan, M.Tech. Project (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India (Collaborator: Dr. Sachin Shinde).

Project: Effect of Thickness on the Wake Dynamics of a Pitching Foil.

2. Mr. Brijesh K. Suman, M.Tech. Project (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India (Collaborator: Dr. Sachin Shinde).

Project: Aerodynamic Investigations of Tandem Pitching Foils.

3. Mr. Rik Mandal, B.Tech. Project (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, NIT Durgapur, India (Collaborator: Dr. Sirshendu Mandal).

Project : Synchronization Study on Vortex-Induced Vibrations.

4. Mr. Vishal Gali , Junior Research Fellow (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, India (Collaborator: Dr. J. Venkatramani).
5. Mr. Ashwad Raj , M.Tech. Project (2020 - 2021), Mechanical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, India (Collaborator: Dr. J. Venkatramani).

Project (Vishal and Ashwad): Discontinuity-Induced Bifurcation Route to Stall-Flutter.