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Department of Chemical Engineering
Ravi Jagadeeshan

Ravi Jagadeeshan

Professor
Ravi.Jagadeeshan@monash.edu
Phone:
+61 3 990 53274
Homepage:
http://users.monash.edu.au/~rprakash/
Office:
Room 324, Building 82, Clayton Campus
Qualification:
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1989

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1981

M.S., University of Akron, Ohio, 1984

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1989

Professional Appointments:

2013-present: Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University

2006-2012: Reader, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University

2001-2005: Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University

2000-2001: Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

1995-2000: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

1993-1994: Research Associate, Theoretical Polymer Physics Group, ETH, Switzerland

1991-1993: Research Associate, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK

1990-1991: Scientist C, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India

1990: Research Associate, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India

Professional Affiliations:

Member, The Society of Rheology, USA.

Member, Australian Society of Rheology.

Member, German Society of Rheology.

Member, Australian Association of Alexander von Humboldt Fellows

Teaching Commitments:

  • CHE2161 Fluid Mechanics
  • CHE3167 Transport Phenomena and Numerical Methods
  • CHE4162 Particle Technology

Publications:

  • Since 2008 :
  • S. Pan, D. A. Nguyen, T. Sridhar, P. Sunthar, J. R. Prakash, Universal solvent quality crossover of the zero shear rate viscosity of semidilute DNA solutions, J. Rheol., 58, 339-368 (2014).
  • D. Chakraborty, J. R. Prakash, J. Friend, and L. Yeo, "Fluid-structure interaction in deformable microchannels", Phys. Fluids 24, 102002 (2012).
  • A. Jain, B. Duenweg, and J. R. Prakash, "Dynamic crossover scaling in polymer solutions", Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 088302 (2012).
  • A. Jain, P. Sunthar, B. Duenweg, and J. R. Prakash, "Optimization of a Brownian dynamics algorithm for semidilute polymer solutions", Phys. Rev. E., 85, 066703 (2012).
  • D. Chakraborty, and J. R. Prakash, "Influence of shear thinning on viscoelastic fluid-structure interaction in a two-dimensional collapsible channel", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50, 13161-13168 (2011).
  • J. T. Bosko, and J. R. Prakash, "Universal Behavior of Dendrimer Solutions", Macromolecules, 44, 660-670 (2011).
  • S. Somani, Eric S. G. Shaqfeh, and J. R. Prakash, "The effect of solvent quality on the coil-stretch transition", Macromolecules, 43, 10679-10691 (2010).
  • T. T. Pham, B. Duenweg, and J. R. Prakash, "Collapse dynamics of copolymers in a poor solvent: Influence of hydrodynamic interactions and chain sequence", Macromolecules, 43, 10084-10095 (2010).
  • D. Chakraborty, M. Bajaj, L. Yeo, J. Friend, M. Pasquali, and J. R. Prakash, "Viscoelastic flow in a two-dimensional collapsible channel", J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 165, 1204-1218 (2010).
  • J. R. Prakash, "Micro and macro in the dynamics of dilute polymer solutions: Convergence of theory with experiment", Korea-Australia Rheology Journal, 21, 4, 245-268 (2009).
  • L. Y. Yeo, J. R. Prakash, and J. R. Friend, "Report on Complex Fluids and Microfluidics Workshop 2008 (CFMW08)", Appl. Rheol., 19, 44-46 (2009).
  • T. T. Pham, U. D. Schiller, J. R. Prakash, and B. Duenweg, "Implicit and explicit solvent models for the simulation of a single polymer chain in solution: Lattice Boltzmann versus Brownian dynamics", J. Chem. Phys., 131, 164114 (2009).
  • R. Duggal, P. Sunthar, J. R. Prakash, and M. Pasquali, "Multi-scale Simulation of Dilute DNA in a Roll-knife Coating Flow", J. Rheol., 52, 1405-1425 (2008).
  • T. T. Pham, M. Bajaj, and J. R. Prakash, "Brownian dynamics simulation of polymer collapse in a poor solvent: Influence of implicit hydrodynamic interactions", Soft Matter, 4, 1196 - 1207 (2008).
  • S. K. Pattanayek, and J. R. Prakash, "Is the electrostatic blob model relevant to dilute polyelectrolyte solutions undergoing shear flow?", Macromolecules, 41, 2260-2270 (2008).
  • J. T. Bosko, and J. R. Prakash, "Effect of molecular topology on the transport properties of dendrimers in dilute solution at theta temperature: A Brownian dynamics study", J. Chem. Phys., 128, 034902 (2008). Selected for the February 1, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.
  • M. Bajaj, M. Pasquali, and J. R. Prakash, "Coil-stretch transition and the breakdown of computations for viscoelastic fluid flow around a confined cylinder", J. Rheol., 52, 197-223 (2008).
  • T. T. Pham, P. Sunthar, and J. R. Prakash, "An alternative to the bead-rod model: Bead-spring chains with successive fine graining", J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 149, 9-19 (2008).
  • M. Bajaj, J. R. Prakash, and M. Pasquali, "A Computational Study of the Effect of Viscoelasticity on Slot Coating Flow of Dilute Polymer Solutions", J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 149, 104-123 (2008).
  • Eric S. G. Shaqfeh and J. R. Prakash, "Foreword to International Workshop on Mesoscale and Multiscale Description of Complex Fluids (IWMMCOF06), Prato, Italy, July 58, 2006", J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 149, 1-2 (2008).
  • For a more complete list see: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=qysSIT0AAAAJ&view_op=list_works&pagesize=100

Editorial:

  • Editor-in-Chief Korea-Australia Rheology Journal

Research Interests:

  • Molecular Rheology of Polymeric Liquids
  • Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Flow-Microstructure Interactions
  • Bio-Polymer Dynamics in Rheometric Flows
  • Computational Modeling of Coating Flows of Viscoelastic fluids