Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Associate Professor Department of Aerospace Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai Mumbai, India - 400 076 E-mail:sudar[At]aero.iitb.ac.in http://www.aero.iitb.ac.in/~sudar
ME & PhD from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in 2004
Post-Doctoral Researcher at Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan from 2004-2006
Joined Aerospace Engineering Department at IIT Bombay in November 2006
During his stint in Japan, he has worked on the pattern formation of flames at micro levels. In IIT Bombay, he has been working in the areas of: Micro combustor development, High frequency spinning flames,Flame propagation in divergent channels, Measurement of burning velocity of fuel-air mixtures at high temperatures, Stepped tube combustors, Flameless combustion, Spray flames, Detonations, Instabilities in solid rocket motors, Supersonic combustion, Modeling of lifted flames
Around 30 research papers in peer reviewed international journals and 50 + papers in various national/international conferences.
List of awards/distinctions/memberships
The IIT Bombay Young Investigator
Award for the Year 2011 (2012)
INAE Young Engineer Award (2011).
Selected for Marquis Who's Who in the World for 26th Edition (2009).
First prize winner of SAFRAN-French Embassy awards (2007) for
PhD thesis in Aerospace Engineering field.
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Member, Aeronautical Society of India
Dr. Bernard Lewis Fellowship (2002). This award is conferred to selected bright young
combustion scientists by The Combustion Institute, USA biennially.
Member, The Combustion Institute.
University 2nd Rank in B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from
Aurangabad University (1998).