Professor Amit Agrawal

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Areas of Interest:

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer


Turbulent flows, Microscale flows, Convective heat transfer, Measurement techniques

Consultancy Areas:

Turbulent flows, Convective heat transfer, Measurement techniques, Computational fluid dynamics


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs

Major Professional Contributions:

Developed in-house particle image velocimetry system, Synthetic jet based cooling of electronic system, Microchannel based electronic cooling, Blood-plasma separation in microdevices, Analytical solution of Burnett equations, Developed in-house Lattice Boltzmann method based code for fluid flow problem.

Professional Experience:

  • Engineer, Tata Motors, Pune, 1996-1998.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Newcastle, Australia, 2003-2004.
  • Faculty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2004-onwards.


Experimental fluid dynamics and heat transfer, Computational fluid mechanics and heat transfer, Particle image velocimetry, Lattice Boltzmann method, Electronic cooling, Microchannel, Synthetic jet, Pulsating and impinging jet


Contact Information


Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, India
Phone: 022-2576-7516

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  • B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 1996.
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, USA, 2002.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Department of Atomic Energy (DAE-SRC) Outstanding Investigator Award, 2015.
  • Professor K. N. Seetharamu Medal and Award, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013.
  • Institute Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2015-Present.
  • Associate Editor, Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science, 2013-present.
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, India, 2011.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section III: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2015

Year of Birth: 1974