Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Ph.D. 2000 Jadavpur University
M.E. 1992 IISc, Bangalore
B.E. 1990 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

IIT Madras Professor in Mechanical Engg 2013 to 2013
Jadavpur University Professor in Mechanical Engg 2008 to Date
Jadavpur University Reader in Mechanical Engg. 2001 to 2008
Jadavpur University Lecturer in Mechanical Engg 1991 to 2001
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
* Combustion
* Heat Transfer
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG Level
Thermodynamics I&II
Heat Transfer
IC Engines
Design of Thermal Systems
Heat Power Engineering

PG Level

Heat and Mass Transfer
Convective Heat Transfer
Computer-Aided Heat Transfer
Combustion Engineering
Boiling, Condensation & Two Phase Flows

Research Area
* Readting Flow
* Multiphase Flow
* Microscale Flow
04/08 - : Professor, ME Dept, JU
12/01 - 04/08: Reader, ME Deptt, JU
12/98 - 12/01: Sr Lecturer, ME Dept, JU
12/91 - 12/98: Lecturer, ME Dept, JU
01/13 - 12/13: Professor, ME Dept, IIT Madras
05/11 - 07/11: Humboldt Fellow, TU Munich
07/10 - 12/10: Humboldt Fellow, TU Munich
01/02 - 05/02: Visiting Lecturer, MIE Dept., University of Illinois at Chicago
01/01 - 07/02: Visiting Researcher, MIE Dept., University of Illinois at Chicago
Conference Papers Published (131)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Control of Lean Blowout in Partially Premixed Swirl-Stabilized Combustor Using a Fuel Rich Central Pilot Configuration ASME 2019 Gas Turbine India, IIT Madras 2019 Somnath De, Prasanna Mondal, Gourav Manohar Sardar, Rakin Bin Bokhtiar, Arijit Bhattacharya, Achintya Mukhopadhyay & Swarnendu Sen DOI: 10.1115/GTINDIA2019-2478-
Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Extinction and OH* and CH* Chemiluminescence in Non-premixed Counterflow LPG-Air Flames Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion (ASPACC), Fukuoka, Japan 2019 Sourav Sarkar, Subhajit Poddar, Somnath De, Achintya Mukhopadhyay and Swarnendu Sen -
Recurrence Analysis for Early Detection of Lean Blowout for Partially Premixed Flames 12th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan 2019 Somnath De, Arijit Bhattacharya, Achintya Mukhopadhyay & Swarnendu Sen -
Spray Characterisation of Diesel Using a Hybrid Atomizer 1 st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University Kolkata India 2018 Amlan Garai, Tryambak Gangopadhyay, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen -
A comparative assessment of modelling direct contact condensation using VOF approach 1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (INCOM-18), Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2018 Priyankan Datta, Aranyak Chakravarty, Koushik Ghosh, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen -
Journal Papers Published (80)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Assessment of the Quadruple Injection strategy over Triple injections to improve emissions, Performance and noise of the Automotive Diesel Engine Facta Universities Series: Mechanical Engineering 2021 Biswas S and Mukhopadhyay A -
Assessment of the Impact of Multiple Injection Strategies on Combustion Noise, Smoke and Performance Characteristics of a CRDI Heavy Diesel Engine nt. J. Vehicle Structures & Systems 2021 S. Biswas and A. Mukhopadhyay 13(5)[doi:10.4273/ijvss.13.5.05]-566-573
The effects of steam and water spray on NO formation in a methane-air counterflow diffusion flame Combustion Theory and Modelling 2021 Sourav Sarkar, Achintya Mukhopadhyay and Swarnendu Sen vol. 25, no. 3 [DOI: 10.1080/13647830.2021.1905880]-514-541
Emission and Performance characteristics of CRDI Diesel Engine using Quadruple Injection Strategy with different pilots and post injection timing Eng. Research Express 2021 Biswas S and Mukhopadhyay A 3-045004
Comparative Analysis of Combustion Noise, Performance and Emission of LTC Diesel Engine with Multiple Injections Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer 2021 Biswas S and Mukhopadhyay A -653-665
Books Published (3)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Direct contact condensation of steam in subcooled water Two-Phase Flow for Automotive and Power Generation Sectors, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
Experimental Investigation of Spray Characteristics of Kerosene, Ethanol, and Ethanol-Blended Kerosene Using a Gas Turbine Hybrid Atomizer by Garai A., Ghosh S., Sen S., Mukhopadhyay A. Droplets and Sprays. Energy, Environment, and Sustainability. Springer 2018
Interaction of Water Spray with Flame by Sourav Sarkar, Joydeep Munshi, Santanu Pramanik, Achintya Mukhopadhyay and Swarnendu Sen Energy for Propulsion: A Sustainable Technologies Approach- A. Runchal, A. Gupta, A. Kushari, A. De and S.K. Aggarwal, eds. Singapore: Springer 2018
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (14)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Prakash Chandra Ghose Numerical and Experimental Investigation on Spray Combustion in a Gas Turbine Combustor Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Amitava Datta Ongoing 2015 (Expected)
Souvik Pal Investigation of Ferrohydrodynamic Transport in Microfluidic Applications Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen Ongoing 2015 (Expected)
Souvick Chatterjee Study of Liquid Sheet Instability using Swirl and Periodic Perturbation Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen Ongoing 2015 (Expected)
Sirshendu Mondal Investigation on Effect of Nonlinear Dynamics on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Thermal Pulsed Combustor Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen Ongoing 2014 (Expected)
Arijit Banerjee Numerical Simulation of Dispersion of Particle Using Multi-Fluid Model Dr. Swarnendu Sen and Dr. Nirmal Kumar Manna Ongoing 2014
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (31)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Title of the ME Thesis Supervisor/s Year
Simulation of polydisperse spray evaporation using Population Balance Equations Achintya Mukhopadhyay 2015
Characterization of static and dynamic contact angles of immersed ferrofluid droplets for microfluidic applications Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Ranjan Ganguly 2013
Performance studies of ferrofluid-based pulsating heat pipe Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Ranjan Ganguly 2013
Simulation of thermomagnetic convection in a rectangular loop Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Ranjan Ganguly 2013
Project Works (3)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Conjugate Heat Transfer Modeling with Gas Radiation for Gas Turbine Combustors/Afterburner Linings, Swarnendu Sen Amitava Datta, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Koushik Ghosh Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore Rs. 17,01,333/- to 24 months Apr-2013
Modeling of Spray Combustion in Gas Turbine Combustor considering Thermal Radiation and Soot Formation with Experimental Validation at different Spray Condition and Air Flow Distribution Amitava Datta Ranjan Ganguly, Swarnendu Sen, Achintya Mukhopadhyay Gas Turbine Research Establishment, Bangalore Rs. 38,37,000/- to 42 months Mar-2011
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