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School of Engineering Sciences

University of Warwick

Coventry CV47AL, UK

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  • B.Sc Engg. In Mechanical Engg., A.M.U., Aligarh, India, Sept.1984- June 88, First Position in 120 students. (GPA: 9.89/10.0)

  • M.Eng. in Aeronautical Engg., Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Sept.1988- Aug.1990. (GPA: 3.55/4.0)

  • Ph.D. In Aeronautics, Southampton University, Southampton, U.K., Jan. 2001- Dec. 2003

Thesis: Regeneration mechanism of organized structures in near-wall turbulence.



  • T.A/R.A at M&AE Dept., Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1988-90.

  • T.A./R.A at A&OE. Dept., VPI&SU, Blacksburg, USA, Sept.1990-April 1991.

  • Lecturer at Mech. Engg. Deptt., AMU, Aligarh, India, Nov.1991-March 1998.

  • T.A./R.A. at A&AE., SES, Southampton Univ., U.K., Jan. 2001- Dec. 2003.

  • Reader at Mech. Engg. Deptt. , AMU, Aligarh, India from March 1998 till now.


  • During Ph.D. performed Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) of turbulent channel flows on massively parallel machines (Cray, SGI and Linux Clusters).

  • Supervised eight Master’s thesis (1 year plus research work) on topics ranging from Large-eddy simulation of bluff body flows, CFD of turbulent rotating Rayleigh-Benard convection, Forced convection of liquid metals, Magneto-hydrodynamics of rotating turbulent flows, Non-linear dynamics of earthquake faults, CFD of Viscous-Inviscid interaction of stalled airfoils, MHD of 2D convective flows and rotating 2D convective flows .

  • Supervised undergraduate projects on topics ranging from Neural Networks for pattern recognition, conceptual design of aircrafts, CFD of Hypersonic Wave-riders and re-entry modules, Chaos in wrapped-fin projectiles, Shear driven buoyant convection, simulating atmospheric dynamics, etc.


  • Principal investigator of DST, India research project on Controlling near-wall turbulence using buoyancy forces worth Rs 1.7 million (2008-2011)

  • Co-investigator of funded (AR&DB, India) research project on CFD of Generic Hypersonic Vehicles and chaos theory (1998-99) worth INR 0.563 million.

  • Funded research project by AICTE, India on Computer applications in thermo-fluids (1994-95) worth INR 1.0 million.


  • Awarded Osborne Reynolds medal for being a finalist in the top five Ph.D. thesis in thermo-fluids in UK at Imperial College, London, April 2003.