Group Members

Principal Investigator

Professor Ajay V. Singh

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, USA (2015)

  • M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2008)

  • B.Tech., U.P. Technical University, Lucknow, India (2006)

Ph.D. Students

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Alankrit Srivastava

Education:

  • M.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra,
    J&K, India (2018)

Research Interest: Fire Science, Fire Dynamics, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

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Ashlesh Dahake

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, SGGS Institute of Technology, Nanded, India (2019)

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, Detonations, Combustion and Reacting Flows, Jet Fuel Combustion Chemistry

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

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Anil Kumar Jat

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, India (2019)

Research Interest: Fire Science, Fire Dynamics, Boundary Layer Combustion

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

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Ranjay Kumar Singh

Education:

  • M.E., Space Engineering and Rocketry, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India (2017)

  • B.Tech., Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi, India (2014)

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, High-Speed Propulsion Systems, Futuristic Propulsion Systems, Detonations, Jet Fuel Combustion Chemistry

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

MS by Research (MSR) Students

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Abhinandan Singh

Education:

  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2020)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Thapar University, Patiala, India (2016)

Research Interest: Boundary Layer Combustion, Fire Science, Flame Spread, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachussets, USA.

M.Tech. Students

Shweta Sanjay Patil

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur,  India (2018)

Research Interest: Combustion and Reacting Flows, Soot Formation and Oxidation, Gas Turbine Emissions, Flame Synthesis

Jenishkumar Pareshbhai Kodinariya

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad,  India (2019)

Research Interest: Detonations and Explosion Physics, High-speed Propulsion Systems

Anil Kumar Jat

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, India (2019)

Research Interest: Fire Science, Fire Dynamics, Boundary Layer Combustion

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

Ayush Verma

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University,
    Lucknow,  India (2018)

Research Interest: Fire Science, Fire Dynamics, Boundary-Layer Diffusion Flames

Abhisekh Patro

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2022)

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Amity University, Noida,  India (2018)

Research Interest: Soot Formation and Oxidation, Gas Turbine Emissions

M.S. Karthikeyan Iyer

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Sastra University, Thanjavur,  India (2019)

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, Detonations, Combustion and Reacting Flows, Jet Fuel Combustion Chemistry

Current Position: Senior Faculty, Orchids International High School, India.

Ashlesh Dahake

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, SGGS Institute of Technology, Nanded, India (2019)

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, Detonations, Combustion and Reacting Flows, Jet Fuel Combustion Chemistry

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

Saurav Kumar 

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., School of Aeronautics, Neemrana (Rajasthan), India (2018)

Research Interest: Fire Science, Boundary-Layer Combustion, Fire Dynamics

Current Position: Scientific Officer B, DRDO, India.

Amit Deo Pandey

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2021)

  • B.Tech., NIT Jamshedpur, Mechanical Engineering, India (2016)

Research Interest: Soot Diagnostics, Soot Formation and Oxidation

Current Position: DMS (Depot Material Superintendent), Indian Railways

D Santosh Kumar

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2020)

  • B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, Tirupati, India (2010)

Research Interest: Detonations, Detonation-based Engines, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Current Position: Engineering Officer, Indian Air Force

Kiran Ivin

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2020)

  • B.Tech., Aeronautical Engineering, Infant Jesus College of Engineering, Anna University, India (2009)

Research Interest: Detonations, Detonation-based Engines, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Current Position: Engineering Officer, Indian Air Force

Akash J. Malaviya

Education:

  • M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2020)

  • B.Tech., Aeronautical Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad (Gujarat), India (2017)

Research Interest: Turbulent Boundary Layer Combustion, Fire Dynamics, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Current Position: Research Engineer, Rolls Royce plc

B.Tech. Students

Tarundeep Singh Gill

Education:​​

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2019)

 

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, Detonations, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Rishabh Chaturvedi

Education:​​

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2019)

 

Research Interest: Detonation-based Engines, Detonations, Combustion and Reacting Flows

Aditya Katara

Education:​​

  • B.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India (2019)

 

Research Interest: Stagnation Flames, Soot Formation and Oxidation, Gas Turbine Engine Emissions