National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Faculty
Dr. Mahesh Panchagnula
DESIGNATION

Professor Dept of Applied Mechanics, IITM

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST

Atomization and spray combustion, Surface tension phenomena, Multiphase flows

CONTACT
OFFICE

Fluid Mechanics Buil

PERSONAL HOME PAGE
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. N.P. Rayapati, S. Bhamidipati, J. Peddieson and M.V. Panchagnula, “Analytical solutions for
particulate pipe flows with fragmentation, evaporation, and diffusion”, 2010, (in press)
Mechanics Research Communications
2. B. Prabhala, M.V. Panchagnula, V.R. Subramanian, S. Vedantam, “Perturbation solution of the
shape of a nonaxisymmetric sessile drop”, 2010, Langmuir, 26(13) pp. 10717-10724
3. P.S. Bhosale and M.V. Panchagnula, “On synthesizing polyelectrolyte microspheres from
evaporating liquid marbles”, 2010, Langmuir , 26(13) pp. 10745-10749
4. B. Vempati, M.V. Panchagnula, A. Oztekin and S. Neti, “Combined buoyancy and viscous
effects in liquid-liquid flows in a vertical pipe”, 2010, Acta Mechanica, 210(1-2) pp. 1-12
5. V. Boovaragavan, V. Ramadesigan, M.V. Panchagnula and V. Subramanian, “A continuum
representation for simulating discrete events for battery operations”, 2010, Journal of the
Electrochemical Society, 157(1) A98-A104

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

  • Graduate Assistant, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, 1992
  • Design and Research Engineer, Goodrich Corporation, Delavan Spray Technologies, Bamberg, SC, USA, 1997
  • General Manager, Excel India, Hyderabad, India, 2002                 
  • Research Fellow, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA, 2004
  • Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech. University, 2005 
  • Asso. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech. University, 2010                                                      
  • Asso. Professor, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2010 

AWARDS

  1. TTU Sigma Xi award, 2008
  2. Who’s Who in Higher Education, 2006 
  3. National Talent Search Scholar, 1992

AFFILIATIONS

  • IIT Madras,
  • National Centre for Combustion Research And Development.