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Dutta Sushanta
Sushanta Dutta Associate Professor duttafme[at]iitr.ac.in +91 1332 285410
Areas of Interest
  • Experimental fluid mechanics; Experimental heat transfer; Optical measurement techniques , Active and passive control of flow field, Wake Dynamics, Turbulence study; Schlieren, HWA, PIV, LCT
  • Micro fluidics, heat transfer augmentation using phase change material
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
2014Till DateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20082014Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20062008Assistant ProfessorNIT Silchar
19951998Assistant EngineerSanghi Textiles Ltd. (Paper division)
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Mechanical EngineeringIIT Kanpur2006
M. Tech.Mechanical EngineeringIIT Kanpur2001
B.E.Mechanical EngineeringGovt. Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam1993
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2015till dateWardenRavindra Bhawan
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Feed back controlDST2011
Memberships
  • American society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • FMFP India, Life time member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Fluid MechanicsMI 263Fluid MechanicsSpring
ThermodynamicsMI 106Engineering ThermodynamicsAutumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Numerical & Experimental Studies on Solar Air Heater with Surface Mounted ObstaclesAddisu BekeleA2008
Characterisation of wake and suppression of fluid forces acting on a row of square prismsBhupendra S MoreA2011
Study of flow field over a square prism for vortex load reduction using active and passive controlManish ChauhanA2011
Flow control and heat transfer enhancement over a surafce mounted obstcale using synthetic jetAbhishek MalikO2014
Flow control over flapping aerofoilKamal Raj SharmaO2015
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
ASME conference, Nevada, USAInternational conference (ASME 2013 Fluid Engineering division summer meeting), FEDSM 2013July 2013
Université des Mascareignes, MauritiusInternational Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Sustainability ,(Resus 2015March 2015
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Modern Measurement techniques in Fluid and thermal engineeringAICTEJuly 2011
Challenges in Measurements of Single and Two Phase Flow – Recent TrendsContinuing Education CentreJune 2013
Refereed Journal Papers

Manish Chouhan, Sushanta Dutta, Bhupendra S More, BK Gandhi

Experimental investigation of flow over a square cylinder with an attached splitter plate at intermediate Reynolds number

 

Journal of Fluid & Structures

In press

 

2017

Bhupendra S More, Sushanta Dutta , Manish K Chauhan, , BK Gandhi

Flow field investigation of two inline square cylinder with oscillating upstream cylinder at subcritical Reynolds number

Experimental fluid and thermal Science

68

339-358

2015

Namit Agrwal, Sushanta Dutta; B K Gandhi

Experimental investigation of flow field behind triangular prisms at intermediate Reynolds number with different apex angles

 

Experimental fluid and thermal Science

72

97-115

2016

Manish Chouhan, Sushanta Dutta; B K Gandhi, Bhupendra S More

Experimental Investigation of

Flow Over a Transversely

Oscillating Square Cylinder at

Intermediate Reynolds Number

ASME Journal of Fluid Engineering

38

19

2016

Dheeraj Gupta, Bhobi, P., Apurbba Kumar Sharma, S. Dutta

Development and Characterization of Microwave Composite Cladding

 Journal of Manufacturing Processes

14

243-249

2012

S. Dutta, K. Muralidhar & P.K. Panigrahi

Feedback control of vortex shedding behind a square cylinder with inline oscillations

J. Control Engg

2

110-117

2011

Adisu Bekele, Manish Mishira, Sushanta Dutta

Effects of delta shaped obstacles on the thermal performance of solar air heater

Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering

-

10

2011

Adisu Bekele, Manish Mishira, Sushanta Dutta

Heat transfer enhancement in solar air heater using obstacles mounted on the absorber plate

J. sustainable Energy

ifirst

1-17

2011

S. Dutta, P. K. Panigrahi & K. Muralidhar

Experimental investigation of flow past a  square cylinder at an angle of incidence

ASCE, J. Engineering Mechanics

134(8)

788-803

2008.

S. Dutta, P. K. Panigrahi & K. Muralidhar

Sensitivity of a square cylinder wake to forced oscillations

ASME- Journal of  Fluid  Engg

29

852-870

2007

S. Dutta, Srivastava, A., Panigrahi, P. K. & Muralidhar, K

Laser Schlieren measurement of vertical flow past a heated horizontal circular cylinder

International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer

32

520-528

2005

Sushanta Dutta, P.K.Panigrahi and K.Muralidhar

Effect  of  orientation on the wake of     a square cylinder at low Reynolds Numbers

Indian journal of Engg. & Material Sciences

11

447-459

2004

S. Dutta, K.Muralidhar, P.K.Panigrahi

Influence of the orientation of a square cylinder on the wake properties

Experiments in Fluids

34

16-23

2003

Adisu Bekele, Manish Mishra, Sushanta Dutta

Performance characteristics of solar air heater with surface mounted obstacles

Energy Conversion and Management

85

603–611

2014