Dr. Shankar Subramaniam

Ames Laboratory Associate and Associate Professor, Iowa State University
2080 Black Engineering
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-3698
Fax 515-294-3261
Email shankar@iastate.edu

Research Interests

Modeling and simulation of gas-solid and particle-laden flows, granular flows, colloids and nanoparticle aggregation, spray modeling, combustion, turbulent reactive flows, mixing, stochastic models, particle methods, computational fluid dynamics. Application areas include riverbank water filtration, fluidized bed processes including chemical looping combustion and CO2 capture using dry sorbents.

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 1997
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1990
  • B.Tech., Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1988

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2008 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2002 - 2008
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers, 1999 - 2002
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Fluid Dynamics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1997 - 1999
  • Research Intern, General Motors Research and Development, 1996

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Multiphase Flow, 2010
  • Early Career Principal Investigator Award, Department of Energy, 2002
  • President's Silver Medal, Indian Institute of Techncology, Bombay, 1988