Dr. Chandi Sasmal

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Office: Transit Campus 1, Room no. 228

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Assistant Professor


Department of Chemical Engineering


Dr. Sasmal did his PhD from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia after completing his M.Tech and B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and University of Calcutta respectively. Prior to join IIT Ropar, he was a postdoctoral fellow in University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

Areas of Research: 

Complex fluids, Polymer physics, Microfluidics, Brownian dynamics, Computational fluid dynamics


PhD (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2016)

M.Tech (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 2011)

B.Tech (University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India, 2009)

Selected Publications/Patents: 

1. C. Sasmal. Flow of wormlike micellar solutions through a long micropore with step expansion and contraction. Physics of Fluids, 32 (2020) 013103.

2. Mohd Bilal Khan, C. Sasmal. Effect of chain scission on flow characteristics of wormlike micellar solutions past a confined microfluidic cylinder: a numerical analysis. Soft Matter, 16 (2020) 5261-5272.

3. Mohd Bilal Khan, C. Sasmal, R. P. Chhabra. Flow and heat transfer characteristics of a rotating cylinder in a FENE-P type viscoelastic fluid. Journal of Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics 282 (2020) 104333.

4. C. Sasmal, M.B. Khan, R.P. Chhabra. Combined influence of fluid viscoelasticity and inertia on forced convection heat transfer from a circular cylinder, Journal of Heat Transfer 142 (2020) 041801-041815

Work Experience: 

Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Jan 2017 - Feb 2018

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Ropar, March 2018 - Present

Other Information: 
Looking for candidates who are interested in pursuing their PhD in aforementioned research areas. Please feel free to contact for knowing the scope and for discussing about the details of the work.