Dr. Karthick S Kandasamy

Ramanujan Faculty Fellow

Office: Room No: MSB 314, Mechanical Sciences Block

Tel: (O) : +91 44 2257 4727
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Personal webpage:  https://sites.google.com/view/sk-karthick 


Dr. Karthick Senunthapuram Kandasamy received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, in 2017 and continued his research as a Research Associate at IISc until May 2018. He received his M. E. in Aerodynamics of Ballistics, Missiles and Rockets from BIT, Mesra in 2012 and a B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering from Rajalakshmi Engineering College in 2010. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Technion, Israel from 2018 to 2023 and joined IIT Madras as Ramanujan Faculty Fellow in February 2023.

Dr. Karthick’s research interests include Gas Dynamics, Turbomachinery, Hypersonic and Aeroacoustics.

Awards & Honors

  1. Feb 2023: Ramanujan Fellowship, Dept. Mech. Egg., IIT Madras
  2. Editor’s Pick, Physical. Fluids (Vol 35, Issue 1, 016105)
  3. Aug 2019: Fine Trust Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Selected Publications

  1. SK Karthick, Soumya R Nanda, J Cohen: Unsteadiness in hypersonic leading-edge separa- tion. Experiments in Fluids; 12/2022; 64(1):13; Impact Factor: 2.790
  2. SK Karthick, D Bhelave, A De: Supersonic flow unsteadiness induced by control surface deflections. Physics of Fluids; 01/2023; 35(1):016105; Impact Factor: 3.514 (Editor’s Pick)
  3. S Janardhanraj, SK Karthick, A Farooq: A review of diaphragmless shock tubes for interdis- ciplinary applications. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science; 10/2022; 93(1):101042; Impact Factor: 35.34
  4. Luckachan K George, SK Karthick1, AR Srikrishnan, R Kannan: Unsteady dynamics in a subsonic duct flow with a bluff body. Physics of Fluids; 05/2022; 34(6):067114; Impact Fac- tor: 3.514 (Best Paper, Featured Article)
  5. Ibrahim M Sugarno, R Sriram, SK Karthick1, G Jagadeesh: Unsteady pulsating flow field over spiked axisymmetric Forebodies at hypersonic flows. Physics of Fluids; 01/2022; 34(1):016104; Impact Factor: 3.514 (Invited Paper)
  6. Soumya R Nanda, SK Karthick, TV Krishna, A De, Ibrahim M Sugarno: On the unsteady dynamics of partially shrouded compressible jets. Experiments in Fluids; 10/2021; 62(8):221; Impact Factor: 2.790