Personal Information
Full Name: Prof. J.C. Mandal
Room No: 208F, Aero Main
Phone: 25767129
Email: mandal[at]

Specialization: Aerodynamics

Awards & Fellowships

    Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany (2002-2003)

    J.R.D. Tata Fellowship, IISc, Bangalore, India (1987-1990)

R&D Areas/Projects: 

    Research Areas:

    Development of novel Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) algorithms for

    • Incompressible flows involving
      • Multiphase flows
      • Heat transfer
    • Compressible flows involving
      • Hypersonic flows with real gas effect
      • All Mach number formulation
      • Multiphase flows
    • Deformation of solids and wave propagation in solids
    • Fluid-Structure interactions
    • Semi-analytic method


    Sponsored Projects Undertaken as PI:

    1. Computations of Flows Through . . Compressor Cascades (AR&DB)(1995- 1999) 
    2. Computation of viscous incompressible flows inside calandria of a Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR)(Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy)(1996-2000) 
    3. Upgradation of Associate CFD Center of Excellence (AR&DB) (2004-2009) 
    4. Flow Computations on Unstructured Grids with Improved Accuracy: An Investigation (AR&DB) (2006-2008) 
    5. Steady/Unsteady Low Speed Viscous Flow Computations on Static/Moving Grids (AR&DB) (2009-2011) 
    6. Upgradation of Associate CFD Center of Excellence (AR&DB) (2009-2012) 
    7. Development of High Resolution Schemes for Flow Computations on Space Vehicle Configurations using Unstructured Grids (ISRO) (2009-2012) 
    8. Unsteady Incompressible Turbulent Flow Computations on Static/Moving Grids (AR&DB) (2011-2013) 
    9. Shock Instability and Carbuncle Phenomenon in Numerical Computations: Analysis and Cure (AR&DB) (2012-2015) 
    10. Level set method for propagating interfaces (AR&DB) (2015-2017)
    11. Study of reinitialization techniques used in conservative level set method for accurate computation of multiphase flows (AR&DB) (2019-2020)
Courses Taught: 

Computational Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Continuum Mechanics, Gas Dynamics, Basic Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws, Numerical Methods for Engineers, Matrix Computation.