Dr. Ashis Kumar Sen

Associate ProfessorAshis

Office:Room No 213, Turbomachines Laboratoty
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Dr. Ashis Kumar Sen received his PhD from the University of South Carolina, USA in 2007. Earlier, he received his ME from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and BE from the National Institute of Rourkela. Before joining IIT, during 2008-2010, he worked as a Microfluidics Engineer at Epigem Ltd, UK and subsequently as a Research Associate and R&D Engineer at the University of Southampton.

His research interests are in the areas of Microfluidics, Micro-scale transport phenomena and Lab on Chip development.

Awards & Honors

    1. Young Faculty Recognition Award 2017, IIT Madras (2017)
    2. Institute Research & Development Award 2017-Early career Level, IIT Madras (2017)
    3. Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Young Engineer Award (2013)
    4. Institutions of Engineers India (IEI) Young Engineer Award (2013)
    5. DAAD (German Academic Exchange) Fellowship (2012)
    6. University of South Carolina (USC) Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2007)


Selected Publications

  1. Role of shear induced diffusion in acoustophoretic focusing of dense suspensions, S. Karthick, A. K. Sen, Appl. Phys. Lett., 109, 014101, 2016.
  2. Dynamics of aqueous droplets at the interface of co-flowing.., K. S. Jayaprakash, U. Banerjee, A. K. Sen, Langmuir, 32(8), 2136, 2015.
  3. Elastocapillary powered manipulation of liquid plug in microchannels, D. George, R. Anoop, A. K. Sen, Appl. Phys. Lett., 107, 261601, 2015.
  4. Microfluidic device with focusing and spacing control for sorting.., P. Sajeesh, S. Manasi, M. Doble, A. K. Sen, Lab on Chip, 15, 3738, 2015.
  5. Capillary flow enhancement in rectangular polymer microchannels with a deformable wall, R. Anoop, A. K. Sen, Phys. Rev. E, 92, 013024, 2015.