Recent Publications

[A total of about 150 refereed journal publications and 130 conference presentations. Color code: Graduate stduent, post doctoral fellow]

Cunkui Huang, P. Minev, Jingli Luo, K. Nandakumar, “A phenomenological model for erosion of material in a horizontal slurry pipeline flow,” Wear ,269 , (2010) 190-196.

Mranal Jain, A. Yeung and K. Nandakumar, Analysis of Electrokinetic Mixing Techniques using Comparative Mixing Index, Micromachines, 1, (2010) 36-47.

Mranal Jain, A. Yeung, and K. Nandakumar, “Induced Charge Electro-Osmotic Concentration Gradient Generator,” Biomicrofluidics, 4, Article Number 014110 (2010).

Dayadeep Monder, Karl T. Chuang, and K. Nandakumar, “Models for a H2S SOFC A fully coupled multiphysics model,” J. Elec Chem Soc., 157 (2010) B542-B551.

C.-L. Wu; A. S. Berrouk, K. Nandakumar , “An efficient chained-hash-table strategy for collision handling in hard-sphere discrete particle modeling” Powder Tech., 197 (2010) 58-67.

Rupesh K. Reddy, Jyeshtharaj B. Joshi, K. Nandakumar, Peter D. Minev, “Direct numerical simulations of a freely falling sphere using fictitious domain method: Breaking of axi-symmetric wake,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 65 (2010) 2159-2171.

AKM M. Murshed, Biao Huang, K. Nandakumar, "Estimation and control of solid oxide fuel cell system", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 34 (2010) 96-111.

Jain, M, Yeung, A, Nandakumar, K., “Induced charge electro osmotic mixer: Obstacle shape optimization,” Biomicrofluidics, 3(2), Artcile No. 022413: (2009).

C.-L. Wu; A. S. Berrouk, K. Nandakumar, “Three-dimensional discrete particle model for gas-solid fluidized beds on unstructured mesh,” Chem Eng J., 152 (2009) 514-529.

Shi Jin, Peter Minev, and K. Nandakumar, "A scalable parallel algorithm for the direct numerical simulation of multiple particles in a three dimensional incompressible fluid flow", International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 23 (2009) 427-437.

Ekambara, K., R. Sean Sanders, K. Nandakumar and Jacob H. Masliyah, "Hydrodynamic Simulation of Horizontal Slurry Pipeline Flow Using ANSYS-CFX," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, (in press, 2009).

Wang MH, Huang CU, Nandakumar K, Minev P., Luo J, Chiovelli S, "Computational fluid dynamics modeling and experimental study of erosion in slurry jet flows" International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics,: 23 No 2 (2009) 155-172.

Jain M, Yeung A, Nandakumar K, "Efficient Micromixing Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 18, No: 2 (2009) 376-384.

Veeramani, C., P. D. Minev and K. Nandakumar, "Collision modelling between two non-Brownian particles in multiphase flow", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48 (2009) 226-233.

Abbaspour Ali, X. Wen, K. Nandakumar, Karl T. Chuang and Jingli Luo, "Geometrical modeling of microstructure of solid oxide fuel cell composite electrodes", J. Power Sources, 185 (2008) 961-966.

Cunkui Huang, S. Chiovelli, P. Minev, Jingli Luo, K. Nandakumar, "A comprehensive phenomenological model for erosion of materials in jet flow," Powder Technology, 187 (2008) 273-279.

Ekambara, K., K. Nandakumar, Joshi, J. B. "CFD Simulation of Bubble Column Reactor using Population Balance", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 21, (2008).8505-8516.

Ekambara, K., R.S. Sanders, K. Nandakumar, J.H. Masliyah, "CFD simulation of bubbly two-phase flow in horizontal pipes," Chem Eng Journal, 144 (2008) 277-288.