Santosh Kumar Senapati

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest:

  • Multi phase flow & Heat Transfer 
  • Slurry flow
  • Rhelogy of drilling fluids 
  • Computational investigation of natural, forced and conjugate heat transfer
  • Electronic component cooling
  • Nano fluids
  • CFD.

Always open for a positive & fruitful research collaboration. 

Students interested in pursuing Ph.D. in the above-mentioned research areas can write to me at


Room no:316 (G), Second floor, AU Engineering College (A)

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530003


Teaching Interests

Courses Instructed at MIT Manipal

Thermal Engineering (UG)

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery (UG)

Advanced Thermodynamics (PG)

Workshop practice (UG)

Engineering Graphics (I & II) (UG)

Mechanical Engineering Lab (I & II) (UG)

Research Methodology & Technical Communication Lab (PG)

Courses Instructed at CAPGS, BPUT, Rourkela

Advanced Heat Transfer (PG)


Ph.D.,  CFD Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering), National Institute of Technology Raipur.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Visakhapatnam. (October 2023-Till date)
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, karnataka. (July 2022-September 2023)
  • Faculty (Guest) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Advanced Post Graduate Studies (CAPGS), Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha. (December 2021-May 2022)


1. Patent on "Heat Sink" Accepted & published in IPR, Govt. of India (Design Application number: 386475-001, Journal No: 14/2024 and Journal Date: 05/04/2024)

2. Flat Plate Heat Sink, Design Application number:413189-001 dated 10/04/2024 (Filed in IPR, Govt. of India)

Research Projects

1. To Predict the Film Effectiveness of cooled HPNGV external surface under Cascade flow conditions. Aeronautics R&D Board (ARDB), DRDO. (Co-PI)

Awards & Honors

  • Silver Medalist in M.Tech

Administrative Responsibilities:

Institute Level:

1. Warden, Aditya Boys Hostel, Pranavi Enclave.

2. Member, Newsletter & Magazine Committee.

Department Level:

1. I/C Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

2. I/C Dynamics Laboratory

3. I/C Mechanical Department Examination



1. Powder Technology (Elsevier)

2. Chemical Engineering Research & Design (Elsevier)

3. Particulate Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis)

4. Chemical Product and Process modeling (Walter de Gruyter GmbH)


1. International conference on recent advances in science and engineering (RAISE-2023)”, 4th-5th October 2023, Dubai.

2. 6th International Conference on Material strength and Applied Mechanics (MSAM 2023)”, 4th-7th July 2023, China.

3. The Fourth International Conference on Mechanical, Electric and Industrial Engineering”, May 24-26, 2022 in Sanya, China.

4. The Fourth International Conference on Mechanical, Electric and Industrial Engineering”, May 22-24, 2021 in Kunming, China.

5. International Conference on the novel functional materials (ICNFM-2018)”, China.