**Shripad**** P. Mahulikar, Professor – Aerospace Dept. IIT Bombay**

**A. von Humboldt Fellow (F.R. Germany)**

**Fellow: DFG-Mercator Professorship Program (F.R. Germany)**

**Fellow: Foreign Experts’ Program for Scientific Research (P.R. China)**

**Maharashtra Governor’s Nominee – Solapur Univ. Council (till Aug’2022)**

**Office: 205-B, 1 ^{st} Floor, Dept. of
Aerospace Eng. IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076**

__Signature Research Publications__**:**

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Mahulikar S.P., Sengupta, T.K., Sharma N., & Rastogi,
P. 2019, Thermodynamic merger of fluctuation theorem and principle of least
action, *Journal of Non-Equilibrium
Thermodynamics*, doi: 10.1515/jnet-2018-0091, in press.

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Mahulikar S.P., Pallavi R. 2016 (Oct) Study of black-hole as dissipative
structure using negentropy, *Canadian Journal of Physics*, 94(10) 960-966.

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Mahulikar S.P., Kumar P.
2014 (Sep) Scale-invariant entropy-based theory for dynamic ordering, *Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of
Nonlinear Science*, 24(3) 033120, 6-pgs.

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Mahulikar S.P., Herwig H. 2013
(Jan) Thermodynamic analysis of a Schwarzschild
black-hole fed by cosmic microwave background radiation, *European Physical Journal *C:*
Particles & Fields*, 73(1) 2292, 6-pgs.

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Mahulikar S.P., Herwig
H. 2012 (Oct) Exact
solution for energy analysis of Schwarzschild black-hole fed by CMBR, *Astrophysics & Space Science*, 341(2)
417-420.

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Mahulikar S.P., Gulhane N.P., Pradhan S.D., Hrisheekesh
K., Prabhu S.V. 2012 (Jul-Sep) Pressure drop characteristics in continuum-based
laminar compressible micro-convective flow, *Nanoscale
& Microscale Thermophysical Engineering*, 16(3) 181-197.

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Mahulikar S.P., Vijay S., Potnuru
S.K., Reddam, D.N.S. 2012 (Jul) Aircraft engine’s
lock-on envelope due to internal and external sources of infrared signature, *IEEE Transactions on Aerospace & Electronic Systems*, 48(3) 1914-1923.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H., Zhou J.W., Sodhani Y.M. 2011 (Jan)
Surface radiative transfer in gas-to-gas cocurrent
micro heat exchanger, *AIChE** Journal*, 57(1) 40-50.

§ Mahulikar S.P., Kumar R., Tripathi M.S., Pasari L.K. 2010 (Dec) A modified
dimensionless number and geometric symmetry in annulus convection with
viscous dissipation, *International Journal of Heat & Mass Transfer*,
53(25-26) 5976-5983.

§ Mahulikar S.P., Herwig H. 2009 (Aug) Exact thermodynamic principles for
dynamic order existence and evolution in chaos, *Chaos, Solitons &
Fractals*, 41(4) 1939-1948.

§ Mahulikar S.P., Potnuru S.K., Rao G.A. 2009
(Apr) Study of sunshine, skyshine, and earthshine for
aircraft infrared detection, *Journal of Optics A: Pure & Applied Optics*,
11(4) 045703, 10 pgs.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Khurana S., Dungarwal
R., Shevakari S.G., Subramanian J., Gujarathi A.V. 2008 (Oct-Dec) Transient
aero-thermal mapping of passive thermal protection system for nose-cap of
reusable hypersonic vehicle, *Journal of the Astronautical
Sciences*, 56(4) 593-619.

§ Mahulikar S.P., Prasad H.S.S., Potnuru S.K.
2008 (May-Jun) Infrared signature suppression of helicopter engine duct based
on ‘conceal and camouflage’, *AIAA Journal of Propulsion & Power*,
24(3) 613-618.

§ Mahulikar S.P., Herwig H. 2008 (Mar) Fluid friction in incompressible
laminar convection: Reynolds’ analogy revisited for variable fluid properties, *European
Physical Journal* B:* Condensed Matter & Complex Systems*, 62(1)
77-86.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H., Hausner O. 2007 (Dec) Study of gas microconvection for synthesis of rarefaction and nonrarefaction effects, *IEEE / ASME Journal of
Microelectromechanical Systems*, 16(6) 1543-1556.

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Mahulikar S.P., Sonawane H.R., Rao G.A. 2007 (Oct-Nov) Infrared signature
studies of aerospace vehicles, *Progress in Aerospace Sciences*, 43(7-8)
218-245.

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Mahulikar S.P., Potnuru S.K., Kolhe P.S. 2007 (Aug)
Analytical estimation of solid angle subtended by complex well-resolved
surfaces for infrared detection studies, *Applied Optics*, 46(22)
4991-4998.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H. 2006 (Sep) Physical effects in pure continuum-based
laminar micro-convection due to variation of gas properties, *Journal
of Physics *D:* Applied Physics*, 39(18) 4116-4123.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H. 2006 (Jul) Physical effects in laminar micro-convection due to variations in
incompressible fluid properties, *Physics of Fluids*, 18(7)
073601, 12-pgs.

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Mahulikar S.P., Rao G.A., Kolhe P.S. 2006 (Jan-Feb) Infrared signatures of low flying
aircraft and their rear fuselage skin’s emissivity optimization, *AIAA
Journal of Aircraft*, 43(1) 226-232.

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Mahulikar S.P. 2005 (Nov)
Theoretical aerothermal concepts for configuration design of hypersonic
vehicles, *Aerospace Science & Technology*, 9(8) 681-685

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Mahulikar
S.P., Sane S.K. 2005 (Sep) Theoretical analysis of experimentally observed
perplexing calibration characteristics of ball-in-vortex flow-meter, *ASME
Journal of Fluids Engineering*, 127(5) 1021-1028.

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Mahulikar S.P., Rao G.A., Sane
S.K., Marathe A.G. 2005 (Jul-Sep) Aircraft plume
infrared signature in non-afterburning mode, *AIAA Journal of Thermophysics & Heat Transfer*, 19(3) 413-415.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H. 2005 (Jan) Theoretical investigation of scaling effects from
macro-to-microscale convection due to variations in incompressible fluid
properties, *Applied Physics Letters*, 86(1) 014105, 3-pgs.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H., Hausner
O., Kock F. 2004 (Dec) Laminar gas micro-flow
convection characteristics due to steep density gradients, *Europhysics**
Letters*, 68(6) 811-817.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Herwig H. 2004 (Oct) Conceptual
investigation of the entropy principle for identification of directives for
creation, existence and total destruction of order, *Physica**
Scripta*, 70(4) 212-221.

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Mahulikar
S.P., Tso C.P. 2002 (Mar) A new classification for thermal-development of fluid
flow in a circular tube under laminar forced convection, *Proceedings of the
Royal Society *(*London*)* Series A*:* Mathematical, Physical
& Engineering Sciences*, 458(2019) 669-682.

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Mahulikar S.P., Sane
S.K., Gaitonde U.N., Marathe
A.G. 2001 (Apr) Numerical studies of infrared signature levels of complete
aircraft, *Aeronautical Journal*, 105(1046) 185-192.

__Areas of Research__**:**

Aerospace Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer & Fluid
Flow, Heat Transfer in Hypersonics, Infrared
Signatures of Aerospace Vehicles, Microchannel Cooling of Gas Turbine Blades,
Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics

__Classroom Teaching__**:**

Aircraft, Rocket & Space Propulsion;
Communication & Leadership; Heat Transfer; Heat
Transfer in Hypersonics; Spaceflight Mechanics; Thermodynamics