Sumana Ghosh - Department of Chemical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Sumana Ghosh
Sumana Ghosh Assistant professor sumana.ghosh@ch.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Two-phase flow, Hydrodynamic Cavitation, Air -water flow in mini channels, Liquid-liquid flows
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2012-01-012 years Assistant ProfessorBITS Pilani
2014-01-01OngoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best paper Award in Transport phenomena CFD and Interfacial EnggSCHEMCON 20052005
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.EChemical EngineeringN.I.T Durgapur2003
M.TechCryogenic EngineeringI.I.T Kharagpur2006
Ph.DChemical EngineeringI.I.T Kharagpur2011
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Experimentation & CFD analysis of water behavior and removal technique for PEM fuel cellSERB2015-102 years 11 months
Numerical Simlation of Annular flow to predict dryoutBRNS2017-01Ongoing
Understanding and prototype development of a point absorber wave energy converter phase IAOECT2020-01Ongoing
Study of bio-diesel production in mini channel Reactor-Experimentation and Numerical AnalysisCSIR2018-01Ongoing
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Air- water flow in mini channelsDr Sneha MalhotraA2014-01
Liquid-liquid reactive flow in miniature geometriesMr Raj VermaO2016-01
Free surface flow with moving objectMs Ranjana RathurO2017-01
Numerical simulation of two-phase flow with phase changeMr Liril SilviO2018-01
Liquid-liquid non reactive flows in serpentine geometriesMr Ravi PrakashO2018-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
UPMC ParisPost doctoral study2011-01-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Chemical Micro Process Engineering: Flow Modeling and ApplicationsAICTE2016-01
Multiphase Flow in Miniature Systems : Flow Modeling & ApplicationsAICTE2018-01
Books Authored

 Liquid-liquid flow through pipe and pipe fittings, S. Ghosh, G. Das, P. K. Das, Lap Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2013

Refereed Journal Papers

International Journal Publications:

  1. Malhotra, S, Ghosh, S. Numerical investigation of drop dynamics in presence of wettability gradient inside a serpentine channel of proton exchange membrane fuel cell. International Journal of Energy Research, 2020; 1– 17. 
  2. Verma, RK, Ghosh, S. Comparison of slug breakup for confined liquid-liquid flows in serpentine mini geometry, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2020 59 (16), 7955-7964.   

  3. Verma, RK, Ghosh, S. Effect of phase properties on liquid-liquid two-phase flow patterns and pressure drop in serpentine mini geometry, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 397, 125443. 

  4. Silvi, L.D., Saha, A., Chandraker, D.K., Ghosh, S., Das, A.K., Numerical analysis of pre-dryout sequences through the route of interfacial evolution in annular gas-liquid two-phase flow with phase change, Chemical Engineering Science, 115356(1-16),212(2020). 

  5. Verma, R.K., Prakash, R., Mehta, A., Ghosh, S., Biodiesel production in a serpentine mini reactor—Effect of flow distribution, International Journal of Energy Research, 3461-3474, 43(8) (2019). 
  6. Prakash, R., Verma, R.K., Ghosh, S., Liquid-liquid mass transfer in a serpentine miniature geometry- effect on pressure drop, Chemical engineering journal, 489-497, 369(2019). 
  7. Verma, R.K., Ghosh, S., Two-phase flow in miniature geometries: Comparison of Gas-liquid and Liquid-Liquid flows, Chem Bio Eng Reviews, 1-1, 6 (2019)
  8. Malhotra, S., Ghosh, S., Effects of channel diameter on flow pattern and pressure drop for air–water flow in serpentine gas channels of PEM fuel cell-An Ex situ Experiment, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 233-250, 100(2019). 
  9. Malhotra, S., Ghosh, S., Effect of GDL surface wettability gradient on water behavior in a serpentine gas flow channel of proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 081302-1-9, 140 (2018). 
  10. Jangir, N.,  Dwivedi, P., Ghosh, S., Design of a hydrodynamic cavitating reactor, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 128-142
  11. Malhotra, S., Despande, A., Ghosh, S., Air- water flow through a single serpentine channel-Flow pattern and Pressure drop, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 48–55, 96 (2017). 
  12. Sukla, S., Sammad, N.  A. M., Ghosh, S.,CFD Simulation of steam condensation  in a subcooled water pool, , Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 80–86, 2 (2017)   
  13. Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Liquid buckling in a practical situation, Euro Physics Letters (EPL), 44004, 115(2016). 
  14. Sharma, G., Ghosh, S., Karmakar, S., Computational fluid dynamic simulation of single and two phase vortex flow-A comparison of flow field and energy separation, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 082003-1-8,138(2016). Impact Factor: 
  15. Ghosh, S., Vaidya, A., Das, A.K.,  Mishra, S.C.,  Das, P.K., Numerical study of dynamics of bubbles using lattice Boltzmann method, S. Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research, 6364-6376, 51 (2012). 
  16. Kaushik, V.V.R., Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., CFD Simulation of core annular flow through sudden contraction and expansion, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 153-164, 86-87(2012).   
  17. Ghosh, S., Patil, P.K.,  Das, A.K., Mishra, S.C.,  Das, P.K., 3-D lattice Boltzmann model for asymmetric Taylor bubble and Taylor drop in an inclined channel,  Engineerin​g Applicatio​ns of Computatio​nal Fluid Mechanics, 383-394, 6(2012).  
  18. Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Inception and termination of the core annular pattern for oil-water downflow through a vertical pipe, AIChE Journal, 2020-2029, 58(2012).   
  19. Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Simulation of core annular in return bends – A comprehensive CFD study, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2244-2253, 89(2011).  
  20. Sharma, M., Ravi, P., S. Ghosh, G. Das, P. K. Das, Hydrodynamics of lube oil-water flow through 1800 return bends, Chemical Engineering Science, 4468-4476, 66(2011). 
  21.  Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Pressure drop analysis for liquid-liquid downflow through vertical pipe, Journal of Fluid Engineering, 011202, 1-10, 133(2011). 
  22. Sharma, M., Ravi, P., S. Ghosh, G. Das, P. K. Das, Studies on low viscous oil-water flow through return bends, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 455-469, 35(2011).   
  23. Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Simulation of core annular down-flow through CFD- A comprehensive study, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 1222-1228, 49(2010).  
  24. Kaushik, V.V.R., Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., CFD modeling of water flow through sudden contraction and expansion in a horizontal pipe, Chemical Engineering Education, 30-36, 45(1),Winter 2011.   
  25. Mondal, P., Ghosh, S., Das, G., Ray, S., The influence of phase inversion on mass transfer during liquid-liquid flows through milli-channel, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 1051-1067, 49(2010).    
  26. Bhusan, S., Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Rise of Taylor bubbles through narrow rectangular channels, Chemical engineering journal, 326-332, 155(2009).  
  27. Balakrishna, T., Ghosh, S., Das, G., Das, P. K., Oil water flow through sudden expansion/contraction: Phase distribution and Pressure drop, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 13-24, 36(2010).  
  28. Ghosh, S., Das, Mandal, T.K., G., Das, P. K., Review of oil water core annular flow, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, 1957-1965,13(2009). 

Conference publications:

  1. Khan, S.H., Ghosh, S., 2016. CFD simulation of water removal from gas flow channel of PEMFC using wettability gradient, ICMF, Firenze, Italy, May 22 to 27.

  2.  Alam, M.S., Ghosh, S., 2015. CFD Analysis of  Hydrogen mixing in air, 42nd National conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India, December 14 to 16

  3. Samad, N., Ghosh, S., 2015. CFD Simulation of steam injection in suppression pool, 42nd National conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India, December 14 to 16

  4. Samad, N., Ghosh, S., 2015. CFD Simulation of steam injection in suppression pool, 23rd National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference and 1st International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Thiruvananthapuram, India, December 17 to 20

  5. Dwivedi, P., Ghosh, S.,2015. Experimental investigation of Hydrodynamic cavitation in sudden contraction, CHEMCON, Guwahati, India, December 27 to 30.

  6. Malhotra, S., Ghosh, S.,2015. CFD Analysis of  water behavior  in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell using wettability gradient, CHEMCON, Guwahati, India, December 27 to 30.

  7. Khan, S.H., Ghosh, S., 2015. Computational studies of 3D multiphase flow in PEMFC microchannels, CHEMCON, Guwahati, India, December 27 to 30

  8. Sharma., G., Ghosh, S., Karmakar., S., 2013. CFD Analysis of a vortex tube, 22nd National & 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kharagpur, India, December 28 to 31.
  9. Ghosh, S., 2013. CFD Analysis of water behavior and removal technique in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell, International Conference of Multiphase Flow, Jeju, Korea, May 26 to 31.
  10. Sharma., G., Ghosh, S., Karmakar., S., 2013. CFD Analysis of a vortex tube air separatorl, International Conference of Multiphase Flow, Jeju, Korea, May 26 to 31.
  11. Experimental investigation of the influence of air injection on the collapse of bubble clouds, D. Fuster, S. Ghosh, P. Guibert, S. Zaleski, 8th International Symposium on Cavitation, Singapore, 13th – 16th August, 2012
  12. Effect of Return Bends on Kerosene-Water Flow Through a Horizontal Pipe, P. Ravi, M. Sharma S. Ghosh, G. Das and P. K. Das, International Conference on Multiphase Flow 2010 (ICMF-2010) Tampa, Florida, USA, May 30 to June 4, 2010.
  13. Hydrodynamics of lubeoil-water downflow through a vertical pipe, S.Ghosh, G. Das and P. K. Das,  International Conference on Multiphase Flow 2010 (ICMF-2010) Tampa, Florida, USA, May 30 to June 4, 2010.
  14. Phase inversion during liquid-liquid flows and its influence on mass transfer characteristics, P. Mandal, S. Ghosh and G. Das,20th National & 9th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Mumbai, India, January 1-4, 2010.
  15.  Effect of return bends on lube oil-water flows through a horizontal pipe, P. Ravi, M. Sharma, S. Ghosh, G. Das , P. K. Das, CHEMCON, Visakhapatnam, India, 2009
  16.  Effect of return bends on kerosene-water flows through a horizontal pipe, P. Ravi, M. Sharma, S. Ghosh, G. Das , P. K. Das, Young Reseacher Conference, Mumbai, India, 2008.
  17.  Gas-liquid two phase flow through narrow rectangular channel, S. Bhusan S. Ghosh, G. Das, P. K. Das, CHEMCON, Kolkata, India, 2007.
  18.  Experimental study of  wall shear in an airlift loop reactor, H. Varshney, S. Ghosh, G. Das, P. K. Das, CHEMCON, Kolkata, India, 2007
  19. CFD Analysis of a Cryogenic Vortex Tube Air Separator,S. Ghosh, T. Dutta, P. Sandilya , S. S. Bandyopadhyay ,CHEMCON, Ankleshwar,India2006.
  20. CFD Analysis of a Vortex Tube , S. Ghosh, P. Sandilya , S. S. Bandyopadhyay,SCHEMCON, Guwahati, India, 2005
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