J C Mandal
Professor
Office:    208F/ Aero. Main Bldg.
Tel:        91-22-25767129;   
Email:    mandal@aero.iitb.ac.in

SPECIALIZATION : Computational Fluid Dynamics

AWARDS : Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, JRD Tata Fellow(IISc Bangalore, India), Aerospace Engineering Division Medal(I.E.)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1991 - till date: Faculty Member, Aerospace Engg Dept, IIT Bombay, India
2000 & 2001: Visiting Faculty/Scientist, Mechanics Dept, RWTH Aachen, Germany
2002-2003: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Germany

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Member of review panels of
* Divisional Scientific Committee of CTFD Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India (2005-07).
* Aerodynamic Configuration Design Review of Cannon Launched Guided Missile (CLGM), Armament R&D Establishment (ARDE) Pune.
* Process Engineering and CFD Subcommittee, Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy.
* University Grant Commission, Government of India.
* National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, India.
* Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, Mumbai.

Member of the selection committees of
* Indian Space Research Organization, India, for scientist SG position.
* Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur for faculty positions in Aerospace Engineering Department.
* Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati for faculty positions in Mechanical Engineering Department.
* Aligarh Muslim University, UP, for professor position in the Mechanical Engineering Department.
* Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, for faculty positions in Aerospace Engineering Department.
* Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, Mumbai for scientist position.
* Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune for scientist position.

Reviewer for
* Faculty candidate for the post of Professor at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram.
* Faculty & scientific officer in Aerospace Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for promotion.
* Faculty candidate for the post of Institute Chair Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
* Faculty candidate for the post of Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Member of
* International Advisory Committee for 5th International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, Bangalore, INDIA, July 9-11, 2018.
* International Advisory Committee for 4th International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA, July 6-8, 2016.
* National Advisory Committee of Symposium of Applied Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicles (SAROD 2015), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, 3-5 December 2015.
* International Advisory Committee for 3rd International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, Lake Bled, Slovenia, June 2-4, 2014.
* International Scientific Committee for the third African Conference on Computational Mechanics, Livingston, Zambia, 30 July - 2 August 2013.
* National core technical committee for International Conference on Applications of Fluid Engineering (CAFE 2012), Sept 20-22, 2012 Noida, India.
* International Scientific Committee for the 2nd African Conference on Computational Mechanics, 5-8 Jan. 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.
* National Advisory Committee of International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment, 24-25 March 2011 (INCOTEE 2011).
* International Advisory Committee for 2nd Inter. Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, Dalian, China, Sept 5-7,2011.
* International Advisory Committee for First International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, Naples, Italy, Sept 8-10, 2009.
* Organizing Committee Members for International Conference for Computational Partial Differential Equations, IIT Bombay, India, Dec 10-13, 2008.

* Reviewed papers for the following journals:
AIAA journal
Computers & Fluids
Heat Transfer Engineering
International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
International Journal for Heat and Fluid Flow
International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
International Journal of Hypersonics
Numerical Heat Transfer - An International Journal of Computation and Methodology
Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems: An International Journal for Theory and Application
Journal Aeronautical Society of India

* Reviewed NPTEL lectures from IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur.

SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:
* Computations of Flows Through . . Compressor Cascades (AR&DB)(1995- 1999)
* Computation of viscous incompressible flows inside calandria of a Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR)(Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy, India)(1996-2000)
* Upgradation of Associate CFD Center of Excellence(2004-2009)
* Flow Computations on Unstructured Grids with Improved Accuracy: An Investigation (AR&DB) (2006-2008)
* Steady/Unsteady Low Speed Viscous Flow Computations on Static/Moving Grids (AR&DB) (2009-2011)
* Upgradation of Associate CFD Center of Excellence(2009-2012)
* Development of High Resolution Schemes for Flow Computations on Space Vehicle Configurations using Unstructured Grids (ISRO) (2009-2012)
* Unsteady Incompressible Turbulent Flow Computations on Static/Moving Grids (AR&DB) (2011-2013)
* Shock Instability and Carbuncle Phenomenon in Numerical Computations: Analysis and Cure (AR&DB) (2012-2015)
* Level set method for propagating interfaces (AR&DB) (2015-2017)

RECENT INVITED/ PLENARY TALKS IN CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOPS:
* "Artificial Comressibility method for incompressible flow computations", the INS National Workshop on Application of Numerical Heat Transfer to Industrial Problems, 14-18 March 2016 at BARC, Mumbai.
* "Development of Finite Volume Method for compressible flow computations", Conference on Computational PDE during 21-23 December, 2015 at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research - Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore.
* "Uncertainty in high speed flow computations due to numerical shock instability", International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation, December 8-10, 2014, IIT Madras.
* "Numerical aspects of conservation laws", Lectures Series in the workshop on "Conservation Laws with Application to Continuum Mechanics", December 2-7, 2014 at Department of Mathematics, Panjab University, Chandigarh (under the auspices of National Center of Mathematics).
* "Computational challenges in solving hyperbolic conservation laws", International Humboldt Kolleg on Interdisciplinary Science: Catalyst for Sustainable Progress, September 4-6, 2014, IISc Bangalore.
* "Computational challenges in solving hyperbolic conservation laws", International Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematics (ICRAM 2014 ), 20-23 January, 2014, Rashtrasant Tukodoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India.
* "Computational challenges in obtaining higher order non-oscillatory solutions for hyperbolic conservation laws" International Conference on Mathematical Modeling & Computer Simulation with Applications (ICMMCSA) during Dec 31, 2013 - Jan 2, 2014, IIT Kanpur, U.P., INDIA.
* "Numerical Issues with High Speed Flow Computations", Advanced Level Workshop on "Theoretical and Computational Aspects of Nonlinear Waves"(TCANW-2013), 27-31 May 2013, Under the National Program on Differential Equations: Theory, Computation and Application (NPDE-TCA).
*"High Resolution Finite Volume Method for Unstructured Grids Based on Solution Dependent Weighted Least-Squares Gradient", Keynote Address delivered at International Conference on Applications of Fluid Engineering (CAFE 2012) 20-22 September 2012 G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida-201306, India.
* "Numerical Shock Instability -- An Issue with High Speed Flow Computations", Keynote Address delivered at International Conference on Applications of Fluid Engineering (CAFE 2012) 20-22 September 2012 G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida-201306, India.
* "High Resolution Finite Volume Method for Unstructured Grids Based on Solution Dependent Weighted Least-Squares Gradient", 14-th Annual CFD Symposium, I.I.Sc. Bangalore August 10-11, 2012.
* "Development of CFD Algorithm – An Overview", One Day Workshop on ”Overview of Aerodynamics Research and the Current Status in India” on the 16th May, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
* "Numerical Shock Instabilities in High Speed Flows", Invited talk at 5th Symposium On Novel Ideas In CFD (SONIC 2012), 25 January 2012, International Institute of Information Technology, Pune.
* "Development of Riemann Solver for Incompressible Flow Computations and Its Applications", Invited Talk, International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Applications to Industrial Problms (MMIP 2011), March 28-31, Mathematics Department, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala, India 2011.
* "A Novel Upwind Method for Incompressible Flow Computations using Pseudo-Compressibility Approach", Plenary Talk, Third International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-09), 1-5 December 2009, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.
* "High Resolution Finite Volume Method Using Solution Dependent Weighted Least-Squares (SDWLS) Gradient", Indo-German Conference on PDE, Scientific Computing and Optimization in Application'', 7-9 October 2009, IIT Kanpur, India.
* "Development of Riemann Solvers for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws", Indo-German Workshop-cum-Lecture Series on "Computaional Models and Methods Driven by Industrial Problems (CMMDIP0809)", January 5-16, 2009, Department of Mathematics, IIT Madras, Chennai.
* "Numerical Computations of Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations: Issues and Challenges", Plenary Talk at National Symposium on Recent Advances in Computational Techniques (RACT09), January 9-10, 2009, Department of Mathematics, Stella Maris College, Chennai.
* "Development of High Resolution Schemes for Hyperbolic PDEs" at the International Conference on Computational Partial Differential Equations, 10-13 December 2008, Mathematics Department, IIT Bombay.
* "Fundamentals of Upwind Methods for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws" at the Instructional School on PDEs and National Symposium on Hyperbolic PDEs, 14-17 July 2008, Mathematics Department, IIT Bombay.
* "A Novel Approach for High Resolution Finite Volume Method", Asian Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 26-30 Nov 2007, Bangalore, India.
* "Challenges in Developing Higher Order Accurate Schemes for Simulation of Flows with Discontinuities: Issues and Alternatives", Second International Conference on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS), IIT Guwahati, India, 8-10 December 2006.
* "Overview of Computations of Incompressible and Low Speed Flows", 16th February 2006, Aerodynamics R&D Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS :
2016
* “Convective-pressure flux split algorithm for incompressible flow computation using artificial compressibility formulation” (with Kalamkar SR), International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 26 Issue 2, pp.384-408, 2016 (Link to journal).

2015
* "A genuinely multidimensional convective pressure flux split Riemann solver for Euler equations" (with Vinay Sharma), Journal for Computational Physics, vol.297, pp.669-688, 2015. (Link to journal).

2014
* "High resolution Schemes for Genuinely Two-dimensional HLLE Riemann Solver" (with N. Arvind), Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, vol.14, no.4, pp.205-220, 2014.(Link to journal)
*"Simulation of Moderator Flow and Temperature Inside Calandria of CANDU Reactor using Artificial Compressibility Method" (with C. R. Sonawane), Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 35, issue 11-12, 2014. (Link to journal)

2013
*"Simulation of Flow Inside Differentially Heated Rotating Cavity" (with C. R. Sonawane), International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, vol.23, issue 1, 2013. (Link to journal)

2012
*"Robust HLL-type Riemann Solver Capable of Resolving Contact Discontinuity" (with Panwar, V), Computers and Fluids, vol.63 (2012) pp.148-164 (Link to journal) (most downdloaded-April-June-2012). (most downdloaded-July-Sept-2012) (most downdloaded-Jan-Dec-2012 full year)

2011
* "Incompressible flow computations over moving boundary using a novel upwind method", (with Sonawane, C R, Iyer, A and GosaviInamdar J A), Computers and Fluids, Volume 46, Issue 1, 2011, 348-352. (Link to journal).
* "An Upwind Method for Incompressible Flows With Heat Transfer", (with Iyer, A) International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp. 518 - 534, 2011 . (Link to journal).
* "High Resolution Finite Volume Computations on Unstructured Grids using Solution Dependent Weighted Least Squares Gradients" (with S. Rao) Computers and Fluids, Volume 44, nk to jourIssue 1, May 2011, Pages 23-31 (Link to journal).

2010
* "Thermal Hydraulic Characteristics of Air-Water Two-phase flows in Helical Pipes", (with Jayakumar, J. S., Mahajani, S. M., Kannan N Iyer and Vijayan, P. K.), Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 88 (4), pp. 501-512, 2010 (Link to journal).
* "CFD analysis of single-phase flows inside helically coiled tubes", (with Jayakumar, J. S., Mahajani, S. M., Kannan N Iyer and Vijayan, P. K.), Computers and Chemical Engineering, vol.34, pp.430-446, 2010 (Link to journal).

2009

2008
* "On the Link Between Weighted Least-Squares and Limiters Used in Higher-Order Reconstructions for Finite Volume Computations of Hyperbolic Equations", (with Subramanian J), Applied Numerical Mathematics, 58 (5), pp. 705-725, 2008 (Link to journal). (most downdloaded-April-June-2008).
* "High Resolution Finite Volume Computations Using A Novel Weighted Least-Squares Formulation" (with S Rao and J Subramanian) International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol.56, n.8, pp.1425-1431, 2008 (Link to journal).
* "Experimental and CFD Estimation of Heat Transfer in Helically Coiled Heat Exchangers", (with Jayakumar J S, Mahajani S M, Vijayan P K, Bhoi R), IChemE's journal, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, vol.86, pp.221-232, 2008 (Link to journal).

2007
* "Energy Relaxation Method for Chemical Non-equilibrium Flow Computations" (with Patil M, Swaminathan S), International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol.54, n.12, pp.1473-1494, 2007 (Link to journal).

2006

2004
* "Unsteady Flow Computations over Moving Body using Dynamic Meshes", (with Ballmann J), International Journal of Computational Methods, Vol.1, No.3, pp.507-518, 2004 (Link to journal).
* "Three Dimensional Hypersonic Flow Computation Over Reentry Capsule Using Energy Relaxation Method", (with Patil M, Swaminathan S), Volume 41, Number 4, pp.695-698, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 2004 (Abstract).

2001
* "Computations of Laminar and Turbulent Mixed Convection in A Driven cavity Using Pseudo Compressibility Approach", (with Agrawal L, Marathe A G), Computers & Fluids, v.30(5), pp.607-620, 2001 (Link to journal).

2000
* "Computations of Incompressible Flows with Natural Convection Using Pseudo-Compressibility Approach", (with Agrawal L, Marathe A G), AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, vol.14, No.4, pp.606-609, Oct-Dec 2000 (Link to journal).

1999
* "An Improved Multigrid Method for Euler Equations", (with Rajput H) Computational Mechanics, vol.23, no.5/6, pp.397-403, 1999 (Link to journal).

1994
* "Kinetic Flux Vector Splitting for Euler Equations", (with Deshpande S M), Computers & Fluids, vol.,No., pp., 1994(Link to journal).


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