Srinivasan, K.


205, Thermodynamics and Combustion Engineering Laboratory

PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

+91- 44- 2257 -4703


  • Dr. K. Srinivasan is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Rank 62 in QS World Rankings 2023), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), Chennai. He received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
  • He has held tenured/visiting faculty positions at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (click here to view pics of IITG campus in the early years) and the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Currently, his research group at Thermodynamics and Combustion Engineering Laboratory, IIT Madras is interested in areas such as Jet Flows, Aeroacoustics, Resonant Acoustics, Active/Passive Flow, and Noise Control. Professor Srinivasan is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), Aeronautical Society of India, and Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS, UK).
  • He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and a Life Member of various professional societies; American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Physical Society, Indian Society for Technical Education, Combustion Institute (India), National Society of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, and Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer. He serves on the editorial boards of Applied Acoustics, Elsevier, and the International Journal of Aeroacoustics, SagePub.

  • Subsonic and supersonic jet flow, non-circular jets
  • Active and passive control of flow, jet noise and combustion
  • Cavity flows and resonant flow systems
  • Resonance heating
  • Measurement and instrumentation
  • Twin jets, Multiple jets
  • Noise from free jets, impingement jets
  • Non-linear (higher order) spectral analysis
  • Noise pollution mitigation

  1. Chiranjeevi Phanindra B, Ashok V, Srinivasan K, Sundararajan T, "Optimization of Novel Flat Serial Single-Phase Radiators for Spacecraft Thermal Control,"
  2. Proceedings of the IMechE, Part-G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2023
  4. Sreeram Barathula, A. Jaswanth Kalyan Kumar, and K. Srinivasan, "Investigation of Acoustic Spectral Variations in the Pool Boiling Regimes of Water on Wire Heater,"
  5. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 226, May 2023, 120281
  7. Chaitanya S.K. et al., "Machine learning aided near-field acoustic holography based on equivalent source method,"
  8. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 153, No.2, pp. 940-951, February 2023
  10. Sreeram Barathula, Chaitanya S K, and K. Srinivasan, "Evaluation of machine learning models in the classification of pool boiling regimes up to critical heat flux based on boiling acoustics,"
  11. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 201, Part 2, February 2023, 123623
  12. N. Harinath Reddy and K. Srinivasan, "Aeroacoustic Characteristics of Supersonic Offset Jets,"
  13. International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol. 22, Nos.1-2, pp.5–22, 2023
  15. Sreeram Barathula and K. Srinivasan, "Review on research progress in boiling acoustics,"
  16. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 139, December 2022, 106465
  18. Sai Manikanta, Kaja et al., "Data-Driven Neural Networks for Source Localization and Reconstruction Using a Planar Array,"
  19. International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol. 21, Issue 8, 2022,
  20. Papers of Chaitanya, Debi, Jaswanth, Karthik presented in InterNoise 2022, Glasgow
  21. S. K. Chaitanya, A. Jaswanth Kalyan Kumar, and K. Srinivasan, "Evaluation of regularization methods for acoustic pyrometry,"
  22. Measurement, Volume 198, July 2022, 111356,
  23. Debivarati Sarangi and Srinivasan K, "Tonal noise suppression of an underexpanded orifice jet upon impingement over corrugated geometries,"
  24. ASME - Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 144, October 2022, 051013-14
  25., Accepted Article
  26. Sonu K Thomas, Venkata S. R. Narava and Srinivasan K, "Role of non-circular jets in the performance of Hartmann whistles,"
  27. Applied Acoustics, Volume 192, April 2022, 108736, DOI:
  28. Chiranjeevi Phanindra B, Ashok V, Srinivasan K, Sundararajan T, "Performance Analysis of Single-Phase Space Thermal Radiators and Optimization through Taguchi-Neuro-Genetic Approach"
  29. ASME - Thermal Sciences and Engineering Applications, June 2022, Vol. 14, 061012-1
  30. DOI:
  31. S. K. Chaitanya and K. Srinivasan, "Equivalent source method based near field acoustic holography using multipath orthogonal matching pursuit,"
  32. Applied Acoustics, 2022, Volume 187, 108501, DOI:
  33. Kabilan Baskaran and K Srinivasan, "Aeroacoustic modal analysis of underexpanded pipe jets with and without an upstream cavity"
  34. Physics of Fluids, 2021, Volume 33, 016108
  36. P.R. Suresh et al., Experimental investigation of the influence of Reynolds number and buoyancy on the flow development of a plane jet in the transitional regime
  37. Journal of Turbulence, Taylor & Francis, 2021, Volume 22, No.1, pp. 26-47
  39. R. Anureka, K. Srinivasan, Passive control of pipe-jet noise using trailing-edge castellations
  40. Applied Acoustics, Volume 170, 15 December 2020, 107516
  42. View other publications at Google Scholar or Scopus

  1. "Method and System for Multi-Client Multi Instrument World Wide Web-based Data Acquisition," Inventors: K. Sridharan, B. Rajesh Kumar and K. Srinivasan, India Patent No. 201077, June 2006.
  2. "An integrated annular tube for use as solar concentrator, conveyor and storage system," Inventor: K. Srinivasan, India Patent No. 335377, Oct 2013.
  3. "An Electrolysis Assisted Atomization Process," Inventors: K. Srinivasan, Mahesh Panchagnula and Pranay Rebala, India Patent No. 372416, 30-09-13.
  4. "Structural frame for Impingement Noise Reduction," Inventors: K. Srinivasan, Abhijit Dhamanekar, India Patent No. 434937, 02-02-2016.
  5. "Swirl number selection for reduction of various forms of jet noise," Inventors: P. Balakrishnan, K. Srinivasan, India Patent pending, 201641002451, 22-01-2017

  1. Frontiers in Aeroacoustics, Editors: Ganesh Raman & K. Srinivasan, Multi-Science Publishing Co., 2015. ISBN-10: 1907132449, ISBN-13: 9781907132445. See Links:,, Multi-Science