Aditya Bandopadhyay

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Mechanical Engineering



  • Coordinator, PMKVY 4.0
  • Nodal Officer, ESDP
  • Assistant Warden, Vikram Sarabhai residential Complex - 1 (Gents Block)

Research Areas

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Transport in porous medium
  • Electrohydrodynamics
Research areas encompass:
1. Microfluidics
2. Transport through porous media
3. Electrohydrodynamic phenomena
  • Electric-Field-Induced Pattern Formation in Layers of DNA Molecules at the Interface between Two Immiscible Liquids Hardt S., Hartmann J. , Zhao S. , Bandopadhyay A. By Physical Review Letters 124 064501- (2020)
  • Enhanced reaction kinetics and reactive mixing scale dynamics in mixing fronts under shear flow for arbitrary Damkohler numbers Bandopadhyay A., Borgne T. L., Meheust Y. , Dentz M. By Advances in water resources - (2017)
  • Steering a thermally activated micromotor with a nearby isothermal wall Poddar A., Bandopadhyay A., Chakraborty S. By Journal of Fluid Mechanics 915 - (2021)
  • The impact of stretching-enhanced mixing and coalescence on reactivity in mixing-limited reactive flows Sen S., Singh P., Heyman J., Le Borgne T., Bandopadhyay A. By Physics of Fluids 32 - (2020)
  • The Lagrangian kinematics of three-dimensional Darcy flow Lester D.R., Dentz M., Bandopadhyay A., Le Borgne T. By Journal of Fluid Mechanics 918 - (2021)
  • Electrical switching of a surfactant coated drop in Poiseuille flow Poddar A., Mandal S. , Bandopadhyay A. , Chakraborty S. By Journal of Fluid Mechanics 870 27-66 (2019)
  • Hydrodynamic Dispersion and Lamb Surfaces in Darcy Flow Lester D., Bandopadhyay A. , Dentz M. , Borgne T. L. By Transport in Porous Media 130 902-922 (2019)
  • Shear flows accelerate mixing dynamics in hyporheic zones and hillslopes Bandopadhyay A., Davy P. , Borgne T. L. By Geophysical Research Letters 45 659-668 (2018)

Principal Investigator

  • M N Faruqui innovation centre projects
  • Mass Transfer in AC Electrospraying
  • National Initiative for Design Innovation
  • National Initiative for Design Innovation (9027_ZBSA)
  • Oxygen Concentrator and Allied Technologies
  • Test and Analysis in Design and Innovation Workshop

Co-Principal Investigator

  • Laboratory development for the ICMR-DHR Center of Excellence on Healthcare Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
  • Long Endurance Mars Flying Exploration Vehicle (LEMFEV) Department of Science and Technology (International Cooperation Division)
  • MOCVD growth and p-type doping of Ga2O3 for solar blind UV photodetector applications Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
  • National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • Reliability Study of Hydrostatic Bearing (HSB) for Future FBRS Indira Gandhi Centre For Atomic Research (IGCAR)
  • Research and Development of Leakproof Liquid Cooling Distribution Unit COOLER MASTER CO. LTD
  • Tesla turbine for Organic Rankine Cycles (TORC) Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyian 2.0 as Regional Co-ordinating Institute Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ph. D. Students


Area of Research: Transport Processes

Bikash Mohanty

Area of Research: Microscale transport

Chitradittya Barman

Area of Research: Fluid Mixing

Guttapalli Naveen Kumar

Area of Research: Microfluidics

Krupasindhu Sahoo

Area of Research: Thermofluids in microchannels

Maganti Gangadhar Pavan Kumar

Area of Research: Microfluidics


Area of Research: Geophysical Flows

Prashant Narayen Panday

Area of Research: Fluid dynamics and heat transfer

Sauvik Sayan Bandyopadhyay

Area of Research: Heat transfer