Jyotishraj Thoudam is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering. I received my BTech degree from NIT Manipur in the year 2017. My main interests are in building theories behind the inner workings of heat transfer, combustion etc. at nanoscales. If time permits, I enjoy reading ranging from novels to obscure math text and also finds delight in playing the guitar

Prasanna Kulkarni is a PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering. He received B.Tech degree from R.V.College of Engineering, Bengaluru, in the year 2017. Prasanna then graduated from IIT Gandhinagar with an M.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2019. Currently, he is pursuing Ph.D. in IIT Gandhinagar in the Mechanical Engineering discipline. He is also one of the recipients of the Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF). His research interests are heat transfer, combustion, fluid mechanics, and multi-phase flows. He spends his leisure time reading novels/books, play table tennis and badminton.

Sk Hossen Ali is a PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from Techno India, Salt Lake with a B Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2018. His interests are in the subjects of heat and mass transfer, fluids mechanics, thermodynamics, and other related subjects. During free time, Hossen Ali loves reading, cooking and playing cricket.

Ganeshkumar V is a PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering. He completed B.E Mechanical Engineering at Madras Institute of Technology - Anna University and received Gold Medal for securing First Rank with CGPA of 9.84/10. His ambition is to become Scientist in the field of Space Science. He is curious to develop methods, techniques and softwares which will help the science community to understand concepts and perform complex calculations. Ganesh is actively working in the fields of Computational Fluid Dynamics and High Performance Computing. His other areas of interest are Astrodynamics/Orbital Mechanics, Space Mission Design, Spacecraft Dynamics and Control. His hobbies are playing Volleyball, Badminton and Watching Movies.

Souritra Garai is a B Tech-M Tech Dual Degree student in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He is passionate about developing computer programs for solving scientific problems. In particular, he is interested in solving problems related to energy transport and thermodynamics. Currently, he is working on developing a computational model to simulate combustion in packed pellets of energetic particles. Apart from that, Souritra takes an active interest in robotics, specifically hardware programming. His other hobbies are playing football, listening to music and watching movies.

Isha Bayad is a B.Tech student in Chemical Engineering. As an enthusiastic young researcher, she is fascinated by the vast potential of density functional theory and molecular dynamics. Currently, she is simulating nanoenergetic particles to estimate their energy accommodation coefficients. Apart from molecular simulations, Isha has also developed skills with laboratory techniques for surface modifications. She is an active member of many leadership initiatives at IITGN. Her pastime activities are sketching, nature exploring and doing yoga. She is highly motivated to pursue a PhD aiming to be a mission specialist astronaut.

Nithin Kamaraj is an M Tech student in Mechanical engineering. Nithin received BTech degree in Mechanical Engineering from Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore in 2020. His main areas of interest are modelling of systems involving fluid mechanics, combustion and propulsion. His hobbies are watching movies and listening to music.


  1. Nikhil Joshi, M Tech student (2017), presently at Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad
  2. Pooja Bhat, Junior Research Fellow (2017), presently PhD student at University of Freiburg, Germany
  3. Tejas Mane, Junior Research Fellow (2018), presently M.S. student at University of Pennsylania, USA
  4. Nilkumar Mathur, M Tech student (2018), presently working at John Deere, Pune
  5. Aditya Sakhare, M Tech student (2018), presently working at Mathworks
  6. Priyank Mehta, M Tech student (2018), presently working at Banas Diary
  7. Chirag Korat, M Tech student (2018), presently Assistant Professor, Saffrony Institute of Technology
  8. Satbir Singh, M Tech student (2019), presently working as Lecturer, DTE Govt.of H.P
  9. Ankit Sharma, M Tech student (2019), presently working as an Engineering at Xylem Inc.
  10. Pinki, M Tech student (2019), presently working at Bombardier Transportation India Pvt. Ltd.
  11. Abhik Chandra, M Tech student (2019), presently working as Systems Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services
  12. S.U. Mugilan, Junior Research Fellow (2019)
  13. Deepam Dubey, M Tech student (2020), presently working as Engineer at Addverb Technologies
  14. Ruchi Thosare, M Tech student (2020), presently working at Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.
  15. Chirag Anilkumar (2021), presently PhD student at University of Tokyo
  16. Roshith Mittakolu (2021), presently PhD student at University of Maryland, College Park.