Personal Information
Full Name: Prof. Dhwanil Shukla
Room No: 208 E, Aerospace Main Building
Phone: 25767119
Email: dhwanil[at]

Specialization: Aerodynamics


    Professional Experience:

    Assistant Professor: Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India (2019-present)



    Ph.D. [Aerospace Engineering]: Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2014 - 2019)

    B.Tech. [Mechanical Engineering]: Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India (2010-2014)

Awards & Fellowships

    1. Two-time winner of Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarship, Vertical Flight Society (Year 2015 and 2017)
    2. President Gold Medal and Institute Gold Medal, IIT Gandhinagar Class of 2014

Recent Publications

  1. An Experimental Investigation of Rotor-Box Aerodynamic Interaction” Shukla, D., Komerath, N. Journal of Fluids Engineering, ASME (2019)
  2. Low Reynolds Number Multirotor Aerodynamic Wake Interactions” Shukla, D., Komerath, N. Experiments in Fluids, Springer (2019)
  3. Rotor–duct aerodynamic and acoustic interactions at low Reynolds number” Shukla, D., Komerath, N. Experiments in Fluids, Springer (2019)
  4. Drone Scale Coaxial Rotor Aerodynamic Interactions” Shukla, D., Komerath, N. Journal of Fluids Engineering, ASME (2019)
  5. Multirotor Drone Aerodynamic Interaction Investigation” Shukla, D., Komerath, N. Drones 2018, MDPI  (2018)

Please see my google scholar profile for the full and most updated list of publications.

R&D Areas/Projects: 
    1. Low-Speed Aerodynamics
    2. Rotorcraft Aerodynamics
    3. Flow Diagnostic Techniques