Akhilesh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2257 , 3257

 sahuak[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

17

Publications       

0

Sponsored Projects

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Consultancy Projects

2

Doctoral Students

0

Short-term Course

4

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Akhilesh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Chemical Engineering

Joined in Mar 2014

 Room Number:

 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. PhD (IIT Kanpur)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Transport Processes
Areas of Interest
Thin-film dynamics, Interfacial fluid mechanics, Non-Newtonian flows, Computational fluid dynamics

 Projects

No Projects Found....

 Continuing Education

A National conference on Recent Trends in Fluid Dynamics Research (RTFDR-21)

 Chemical Engineering

 Coordinator

 02 Apr 2021 - 04 Apr 2021

Conference

 Publications

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Total Publications: 17
S. K. Sethy and A. K. Sahu, "CFD Modelling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane(PEM) Fuel Cell", in Challenging Applications of Chemical Engineering, March 28, 2020, IMMT, Bhubaneswar., IMMT Bhubaneswar 2020 Inproceedings
A. K. Sahu, "Theoretical and CFD modelling of thin-film flow over a rotating non-flat object, Akhilesh K. Sahu,", in International Conference On Innovations In Thermo-Fluid Engineering And Sciences, February 10-12, 2020, NIT Rourkela., International Conference On Innovations In Thermo-Fluid Engineering And Sciences, February 10-12, 2020, NIT Rourkela. 2020 Inproceedings
D. Kumar and A. K. Sahu, "Forced convection Heat Transfer from a Rotating Elliptic Cylinder in the Laminar Flow Regime", in 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), December 28-31, 2019, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India. 2019 Inproceedings
S. Agrawal, N. Shukla, and A. K. Sahu, "Effect of Surface Topography and Rotational Speed on Thin-Liquid-Film Flow over a Cylinder", in Conference proceedings 2017 Inproceedings
D. Kumar, S. Ashe, and A. K. Sahu, "Numerical investigation of power-law fluids around a rotating elliptical cylinder", in Proceedings of the 44 th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power(Souvenir- FMFP 2017), Amrita School of Engineering 2017 Inproceedings

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A. K. Sahu and S. Kumar, "Thin-liquid-film flow on a topographically patterned rotating cylinder", Physics of Fluids, vol.26, no.4, AIP Publishing, April 2014, 10.1063/1.4869208 Article
M. K. Rao, A. K. Sahu, and R. P. Chhabra, "Effect of confinement on power-law fluid flow past a circular cylinder", Polymer Engineering and Science, vol.51, no.10, pp.2044-2065, Wiley, October 2011, 10.1002/pen.21987 Article
P. K. Rao, C. Sasmal, A. K. Sahu, C. R. P, and E. V, "Effect of power-law fluid behavior on momentum and heat transfer characteristics of an inclined square cylinder in steady flow regime", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.54, no.13-14, pp.2854-2867, Elsevier, June 2011, 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.03.013 Article
P. K. Rao, A. K. Sahu, and R. Chhabra, "Momentum and heat transfer from a square cylinder in power-law fluids", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.54, no.1-3, pp.390-403, Elsevier, January 2011, 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.09.032 Article
P. A, A. K. Sahu, and C. R. P, "Flow of power-law fluids past an equilateral triangular cylinder: Momentum and heat transfer characteristics", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol.50, no.10, pp.2027-2041, Elsevier, December 2011, 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2011.04.018 Article
P. K. Rao, A. K. Sahu, and R., "Flow of newtonian and power-law fluids past an elliptical cylinder: A numerical study", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol.49, no.14, pp.6649-6661, ACS Publications, June 2010, 10.1021/ie100251w Article
A. K. Sahu, R., and V. Eswaran, "The effect of a blockage on forced convection heat transfer from a heated square cylinder to power-law fluids", Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, vol.58, no.8, pp.641-659, Taylor & Francis, December 2010, 10.1080/10407782.2010.516696 Article
A. K. Sahu, R. Chhabra, and V. Eswaran, "Effects of reynolds and prandtl numbers on heat transfer from a square cylinder in the unsteady flow regime", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.52, no.3-4, pp.839-850, Elsevier 2009, 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2008.07.032 Article
A. K. Sahu, R., and V. Eswaran, "Forced convection heat transfer from a heated square cylinder to power law fluids in the unsteady flow regime", Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications, vol.56, no.2, pp.109-131, Taylor & Francis 2009, 10.1080/10407780903107147 Article
A. K. Sahu, R. P. Chhabra, and V. Eswaran, "Two Dimensional Unsteady Laminar Flow of Power Law Fluids Past a Square Cylinder: A Numerical Study", in ASME 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp.205-212, ASME, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2009, 10.1115/IMECE2008-69261 Inproceedings
A. K. Sahu, R. Chhabra, and V. Eswaran, "Two-dimensional unsteady laminar flow of a power law fluid across a square cylinder", Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, vol.160, no.2-3, pp.157-167, Elsevier 2009, 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2009.03.010 Article
V. Shankar and A. K. Sahu, "Suppression of instability in liquid flow down an inclined plane by a deformable solid layer", Physical Review E, vol.73, no.1, American Physical Society 2006, 10.1103/PhysRevE.73.016301 Article

 Courses Taught

  • CH420 : Computational Fluid Dynamics {Theory}
  • CH421 : Simulation Modeling and Optimization Techniques in Chemical Process {Theory}
  • CH4312 : Optimization Techniques in Process Design {Theory}
  • CH6101 : Advanced Fluid Dynamics {Theory}
  • CH621 : Advanced Fluid Dynamics {Theory}
  • CH2172 : Fluid Dynamics Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH272 : Fluid Dynamics Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH4373 : Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH471 : Process Plant Simulation Laboratory – I {Practical}
  • CH472 : CFD Laboratory {Practical}
  • CH474 : Process Plant Simulation Laboratory - II {Practical}
  • CH6372 : Computational Transport Phenomena Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Computational Fluid Dynamics

 Chinu Routa

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Computational Fluid Dynamics

 Deepak Kumar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Executive Ph.D. Students
Heat Transfer, Cfd

 Md. Sharique Aman

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students
Numerical Study Of Power-Law Fluid Flow And Heat Transfer In A Channel With Periodically Upper And Lower Walls Mounted Obstacles

 Swayam Prabha Misra

 Graduated

 Supervisor

A Numerical Study Of Thin Liquid Film Flow Over A Topographically Patterned Rotating Cylinder

 Shaleka Agrawal

 Graduated

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Sanjeet Kumar Singh (214CH1105), "Three Dimensional flow of Power Law fluids over a Circular Cylinder" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Bushra Khatoon (215CH1289), "NUMERICAL STUDY OF DROPLETS: HYDRODYAMICS IN OXYGEN STEELMAKING." - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Sunil Kumar Sethy (218CH3297), "CFD Modelling of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Prashant Kumar (219CR2344), "EVALUATION OF FLUIDS VELOCITIES IN CONTINUOUS CASTING AND ANAYLASIS OF SUBMERGED ENTRY NOZZLE(SEN)DESIGN" - M.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Bishmaya Kumar Rout (111CH0623), "TWO DIMENSIONAL FLOW OF SHEAR THINNING FLUID AROUND A SQUARE CYLINDER" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Byri Amogh Varsh (110CH0093), "Heat Transfer around a Circular Cylinder in the Laminar zone" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Eugine Tete (110CH0091), "Heat transfer around a square cylinder in unsteady flow regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Pritish Kumar Choudhury (111CH0618), "Two Dimensional flow of Shear Thinning Fluid around a Circular Cylinder" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2014-15 Spring
  • Ashis Kumar (112CH0079), "Power-law fluid flow around a triangular cylinder in laminar flow regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sidhartha Tirthankar (112CH0101), "Power-law Fluid Flow around an Elliptical Cylinder in Laminar Flow Regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Swetashree Sahoo (112CH0464), "Heat transfer characteristics of a triangular cylinder in laminar flow regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Vikash Kumar (112CH0491), "NUMERICAL STUDY OF HEAT TRANSFER FROM AN ELLIPTICAL CYLINDER TO POWER-LAW FLUIDS IN THE LAMINAR FLOW REGIME" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • p Lakshmi Narayan Patro (113CH0524), "NUMERICAL STUDY OF BUBBLE RISE PHENOMENA IN NON NEWTONIAN-FLUID" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Bibhu Prasad (113CH0089), "Unsteady Flow Around an Elliptical Cylinder: A Numerical Study" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Dipanjana Basu (113CH0066), "STUDY OF NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID FLOW THROUGH A CHANNEL WITH PERIODICALLY MOUNTED OBSTACLES ON THE UPPER AND LOWER WALLS" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Brahmananda Mahapatra (114CH0071), "A Numerical Study of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer to Power Law Fluid Past an Elliptical Cylinder in Steady Laminar Flow Regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Diksha Agarwal (114CH0065), "Numerical simulation of droplet motion in liquid metal-slag system" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Jainendra Singh (114CH0340), "Heat Transfer from a circular cylinder in unsteady laminar flow regime" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • V V S B Radha Krishna Borusu (114CH0324), "Numerical Study of Wall Effects on Bubble Motion in Power-Law Fluids" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Abhishek Kumar (115CH0134), "CFD modelling of Newtonian Fluid Flow Over two rotating cylinders in side by side arrangement." - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Vupati Bhusan Sahoo (115CH0155), "Two Dimensional Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer in a Wavy Channel" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Shailee Rath (115CH0151), "CFD MODELLING OF NEWTONIAN FLUID FLOW OVER A ROTATING CYLINDER" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019 Summer
  • Kaushik Samantaray (116CH0124), "A Study of production of Methanol from hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Mahak Goyal (116CH0589), "NUMERICAL STUDY ON HEAT TRANSFER AROUND SEMI-CIRCULAR CYLINDER IN A LAMINAR FLOW REGION" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Vislavath Mothilal (116CH0091), "Numerical study of fluid flow across immersed semi-circular cylinder in laminar flow region" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sachin Pandey (712CH1099), "Numerical study of thin film flow over a rotating cylinder." - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Sourag Ashe (712CH1017), "Unsteady flow of power-law fluids around a rotating elliptical cylinder" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Rajat Dehury (716CH1021), "A CFD Study of Gas and Liquid Multiphase Flow in an Industrial RH Degasser by Using VOF-DPM Coupled Model" - B.Tech. M.Tech Dual Degree    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

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