Anand, T.N.C.

Associate Professor (on Lien at IIT Palakkad)

204, I.C. Engines Lab

PhD from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India



  • Dr. Anand T.N.C. received his PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2009. He worked as a Post Doctoral Research Associate at IISc before joining IIT Madras in 2010.
  • His research interests include the application and development of various optical diagnostics techniques. He works on spray and droplet dynamics, evaporation, droplet-droplet interaction, liquid jet atomization, image processing, and computational fluid dynamics as applied to I.C. Engines.

  • Best Paper award at National Conference on I.C. Engines and Combustion, NCICEC-09, India, December 2009.

  1. Jain, S., Somasundaram, S., and Anand, T.N.C., “A fluorescent laser-diffuser arrangement for uniform backlighting,” Measurement Science and Technology 27(2):025406, 2016,
  2. Somasundaram, S., Anand, T.N.C., and Bakshi, S., “Evaporation-induced flow around a pendant droplet and its influence on evaporation,” Physics of Fluids 27(11):112105, 2015,
  3. Anand, T.N.C. and Ravikrishna, R.V., “Modelling of mixture preparation in a small engine with Port Fuel Injection,” Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics 12(6):375–388, 2012,