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Dr. K. Srinivasan is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He received his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and has
 held tenured/visiting faculty positions at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and Illinois Institute of Technology, ChicagoHe has authored several publications in the areas of jet aeroacoustics, resonant acoustics, active & passive flow control. As an editorial board member of International Journal of Aeroacoustics (IJA), he highlighted "lndian Advances in Aeroacoustics" in IJA. During his tenure as Reviews Editor of IJA, he also brought out a few issues on "Reviews in Aeroacoustics". Professor Srinivasan is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS, UK), Institution of Engineers, India (IEI), Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), and Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

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Research Areas: (Click these links for publications: --> Google Scholar or Scopus)
  • Subsonic and supersonic jet flow, non-circular jets
  • Active and passive control of flow, jet noise and combustion
  • Cavity flows and resonant flow systems
  • Measurement and instrumentation
  • Twin jets, Multiple jets
  • Noise from free jets, impingement jets
  • Non-linear (higher order) spectral analysis
  • Noise pollution mitigation

Recent Publications

P. Balakrishnan and K. Srinivasan, Noise Reduction of Circular and Non-Circular Jets Surrounded by Annular Swirl Flow, 
Acta Acustica united with Acustica, Vol. 103, pp. 732 – 745, 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3813/AAA.919102 

Abhijit Dhamanekar and K. Srinivasan, Effect of plate inclination on the noise of impinging jets,
Applied Acoustics, Volume 127, 1 December 2017, Pages 354–364. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2017.06.002

Vikas N Bhargav, Nitesh Anerao, K. Srinivasan, "Noise source localization in Jets discharged by a Converging- Diverging Nozzle through NAH", INTER-NOISE 2015, 44th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, San Francisco, California; 08/2015

Nitesh Anerao, Vikas Bhargav, K Srinivasan, "Sound Source Localization in Impinging Wall Jet using Planar NAH", INTER-NOISE'15, 44th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, San Francisco, California; 08/2015

Edited Book:

Frontiers in Aeroacoustics, Editors: Ganesh Raman & K. Srinivasan, Multi-Science Publishing Co., 2015. ISBN-10: 1907132449, ISBN-13: 9781907132445. See Links: Amazon.in, Amazon.com, Multi-Science

Click these links for other publications: --> Google Scholar or Scopus

 Earlier papers that featured among the 25 Hottest Articles in ScienceDirect

Research Facilities (See Gallery): 
Our lab has high speed flow facilities for studying supersonic and subsonic flows such as free jets, cavity flows, resonant flow systems; anechoic (quiet) test facility for acoustic measurements; acoustic measurement systems including automated positioning and data acquisition systems, microphones; electromagnetic shaker; flow and thermal visualization systems.                           (See Gallery of Results)

 Research Opportunities:
Students desirous of pursuing Master's and Doctoral programmes are welcome and are encouraged to apply to MS and PhD programmes in Mechanical Engineering at IIT Madras.  (Please note that project positions are currently not available).

B.Tech. students, after 3rd year can apply for IIT Madras Summer Internship Programme, and if selected, can opt for working in our lab. Refer to IITM web pages for announcements on this.

 Courses taught: Mechanical Measurements, Thermodynamics, Compressible Fluid Flow, Applied Thermodynamics, Jet Flow and Acoustics, Air Breathing Engines,...Some lectures in this link.

Research Group (Former and Present)

Dr. Sonu K. Thomas has joined as Post-Doctoral Fellow recently

Former Doctoral Students
Dr. P.S. Tide, Professor, CUSAT, Kochi
Dr. V. Boopathi Sabareesh, Akshaya College of Engg., Coimbatore
Present Doctoral Students
Mr. Mithun Jyothi (Direct MS+PhD)
Mr. Pravin Dhyaneshwar Sawarkar (QIP Scholar from VNIT Nagpur)
Mr. Muthu Selvan G (External Research Scholar from NAL Bangalore)
Ms. Anureka  R (Direct MS+PhD)
Mr. Chiranjeevi Phanindra B  (External Research Scholar from VSSC, ISRO, Thiruvananthapuram)
Mr. Harinath Reddy (QIP Scholar)
Mr. Hari Kaliyamoorthy (External Research Scholar from GTRE)
Mr. B. Kabilan (Direct MS+PhD)
Mr. K. Nagesha 

 Former and Present M.S. Students
Mr. Susanta Kumar Bhanja; Mr. Polisetty Venugopal; Dr. C. Kanthasamy (Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago); Mr. Panendra Kumar Sahu (Cummins Research, USA); Mr. K.R.V. Manikantachari (PhD student at U. Central Florida); Mr. Smrutimaya Pattnaik (Co-Founder, UDVAVISK and SIMULYSIS - Open Source CAE Consultants); Mr. Ashok Raj (Rolls Royce); Mr. Vikas N Bhargav (Florida State University); Mr. Anerao Nitesh Sadanand (Mahindra Research), Mr. S. K. Chaitanya

Former and Present M.Tech. Students
Mr. Bholanath Behera (Scientist, VSSC, ISRO); Mr. Sanjay Kumar Singh (Scientist, VSSC, ISRO); Mr. B. Rajesh Kumar ReddyMr. J. Nagendra Kumar, Mr. Pradeep Gupta; Mr. Prasad Bhave; Mr. G.J. Sreejith (Assistant Professor, IISER Pune; Mr. G. Chiranjeevi Vidyasagar; Mr. Bijoy Balakrishnan; Mr. Pranay RebalaMr. Kiran Manohar (Mohandas Engg. College, Trivandrum); Mr. Prem Kumar (Tata Motors, Pune); Mr. K. Nishanth; Mr. R. Praveen; Mr. Bellidega Krishna Chaitanya (Cummins, USA); Mr. Rohit Tomar; Mr. Pranava Jayanti (Recipient of Institute Merit Prize, 2016) (University of Maryland - College Park); Mr. Shivam Sundeep (to join BELCAN Corp.); Atharv Deokule Pandurang

Former and Present B.Tech. Students
Mr. Gunjan Singh Thakur; Mr. K. Anand; Mr. Milan Dang; Mr. Anurag Shrivastava; Mr. P.R. Amith; Mr. Deepak Darisi, Mr. P. Karthik, Mr. Deepesh Bhargava; Mr. Philip John C.; Mr. Srinath Rajaraman; Mr. B. Sudheer Raj; Mr. J. Prashant Kumar; Ms. Sarvani Piratla; Mr. Ankit Somani; Mr. Vibhu Prakash Saxena; Dr. Krithika Narayanaswamy (Asst. Prof., IIT Madras); Mr. C.S.L.V. Rohit Sarma; Mr. Sampath Kommandur (Georgia Tech); Mr. Mallela Srikant; Mr. Gundeti Chandrashekhar (Amada, Chennai); Mr. Puneeth Gandla (Cummins, Pune); Mr. Vishweshwar

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