Dr. Pallab Sinha Mahapatra received his Ph.D. and B.E. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University in 2014 and 2007 respectively. He worked as a Software Engineer at Infosys Technologies Ltd., Bangalore from 2007 to 2009 and as a post-doc researcher in University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA from 2014 to 2016.
His research interests include (not limited to) Surface engineering and wettability patterning, Open surface microfluidics, Multiphase flow, Single and multiphase heat transfer.
Awards & Honours
ISEES (International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability) Young Scientist award 2017
CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Senior Research Fellowship, 2012
Theodore P. Koukoravas, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Ranjan Ganguly and Constantine Megaridis, Wettability-confined liquid-film convective cooling: Parameter study, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (2018) 126, 667-676.
Souvick Chatterjee, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Ali Ibrahim, Ranjan Ganguly, Richard Dodge, Lisha Yu and Constantine M Megaridis, Precise liquid transport on and through thin porous materials, Langmuir, (2018) 34, 2865–2875.
Uddalok Sen, Souvick Chatterjee, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Ranjan Ganguly, Richard Dodge, Lisha Yu and Constantine M Megaridis, Surface-wettability patterning for distributing high-momentum water jets on porous polymeric substrates, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (2018) 10, 5038–5049.
Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Nirmal K. Manna and Koushik Ghosh, Heatlines and other visualization techniques for confined heat transfer systems, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer , (2018) 118, 1069-1079.
Pranit Joshi, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra and Arvind Pattamatta, Effect of particle shape and slip mechanism on buoyancy induced convective heat transport with nanofluids, Physics of Fluids, (2017) 29, 122001.
Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Ajinkya Kulkarni, Sam Mathew, Mahesh V. Panchagnula, and Srikant Vedantam, Transitions between multiple dynamical states in a confined dense active particle system, Physical Review E, (2017) 95, 062610
Jared M. Morrissette, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Aritra Ghosh, Ranjan Ganguly and Constantine Megaridis, Rapid, Self-driven Liquid Mixing on Open-Surface Microfluidic Platforms, Scientific Reports (2017) 7, 1800 PDF
Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Aritra Ghosh, Ranjan Ganguly and Constantine Megaridis, Key design and operating parameters for enhancing dropwise condensation through wettability patterning, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (2016) 92, 877–883
Theodore P. Koukoravas, Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Aritra Ghosh, Ranjan Ganguly and Constantine Megaridis, Spatially-selective cooling by liquid jet impinging orthogonally on a wettability-patterned surface, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2016) 95, 142-152
Pallab Sinha Mahapatra, Nirmal K. Manna and Koushik Ghosh, Heat transfer partitioning model of film boiling of particle cluster in a liquid pool: Implementation in a CFD code, Heat and Mass Transfer (2015) 51 (8), 1149-1166