Professor, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology Bangalore 560064

Areas of Interest:

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence Modeling, Heat Transfer.


Computation of Turbulent Flow and Heat Transfer in complex configuration

Consultancy Areas:

Numerical Prediction of Complex Turbulent and Transitional Flows and relevant Heat Transfer problems .


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Sectors Interested to Offer Service:


Major Professional Contributions:

Contribution in several national research projects (1989-2008 at NAL) related to defense and space application problems (Aerostats with ADR&DE, Flow past DWR Radome Structures with ISRO, Flow through Marine Propellers and flow past AET and WGT Torpedo and Sonar Domes, with NSTL, Turbulent Flow past Aerofoils in collaboration with Chienese Aerospace Establishment.

Association with Professor Rodi's group at Karlsruhe, Germany for six years (1983-1989). Research Projects of German Science Foundation (DFG), Consultancy projects on Flow in Milk Spray Driers with M/s APV Anhydro, Denmark and Flow in High Temperature Reactors with M/s Hochtemperatur Reaktorbau,Germany Published more than 100 Research Papers

Recent success in Simulation of Transitional Flows under NRB Project

Professional Experience:

  • Professor and Head Center of CFD, NMIT Bangalore 2008 - till date
  • Scientist G, Head CTFD Division(2004-2008) NAL Bangalore 1989 - 2008
  • Research Scientist, Instt. for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe, Germany 1983 - 1989
  • Scientist B and Scientist C Central Mech. Engg. Research Instt. Durgapur 1970 - 1983


Turbulent Flow, CFD Code development, Large Eddy Simulation, Parallel Processing, Turbulence Modeling, Heat Transfer.


Contact Information


Prof. Dr. Sekhar Majumdar
B 413 Natasha Golf View Apartment
Intermediate Ring Road, Domlur, Bangalore 560071
Tel. No. 08041151413 Mobile 09986329417
Professor Mechanical Engg. Deptt.
Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology Bangalore 560064
Office Tel. 08022167840
Fax: 08022167805

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  • Bachelor of Engineering Calcutta University Mechanical 1968
  • Master of Engineering Calcutta University Mechanical 1970
  • Doctor of Philosophy R.E. College, Durgapur Mechanical 1981 Burdwan University


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Best Paper Award 23rd National Fluid Mech. Fluid Power Conference, Bhopal 1993
  • Senior Visiting Fellowship offered by Center of Turbulence Research, Stanford University,USA
  • Fellow, INAE, IEI and AeSI

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated III: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2010

Year of Birth: 1948