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Tapan Sengupta

  • Ph.D.
  • Senior Professor
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
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Research interests

CFDTransition and TurbulenceInstability and TransitionScientific ComputingAerodynamicsFluid Mechanics


I am currently a senior professor in the department of aerospace engineering at IIT Kanpur. Ideally I would like to devote my time to profession via teaching and research. At the same time, education, nurturing human values are the things that I am interested in.

Co-authors (92)

  • G R Krishna Chand Avatar
  • Deepak Kumar
  • Balaji Srinivasan


computers and fluids

regional editor

2010 - 2014(4 years)

Publications (5)

  • Advances in Computation, Modeling and Control of Transitional and Turbulent Flows

    • Sengupta T
    • Lele S
    • Sreenivasan K
    • et al.
  • Theoretical and Computational Aerodynamics

    • Sengupta T
  • Direct Numerical Simulation of Transition over a NLF Aerofoil: Methods and Validation

    • Sengupta T
    • Bhumkar Y
  • Instabilities of Flows and Transition to Turbulence

    • Sengupta T
  • Fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics

    • Sengupta T

Professional experience

Senior Professor

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

June 2001 - Present

Murray-Edwards Senior Visiting Fellow

University of Cambridge

June 2016 - December 2016(6 months)

IdeX Visiting Professor

Universite de Bordeaux

December 2015 - March 2016(3 months)

Senior Visiting Fellow

National University of Singapore Faculty of Engineering

June 1999 - June 2001(2 years)

Associate Professor

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

March 1993 - June 2001(8 years)

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

August 1990 - March 1993(3 years)

Senior Research Associate

University of Cambridge

August 1988 - June 1990(2 years)

Senior Scientist

National Aerospace Laboratories

September 1984 - July 1988(4 years)

Education history


Georgia Institute of Technology

September 1981 - June 1984(3 years)

M. E. (Distinction)

Indian Institute of Science Department of Aerospace Engineering

July 1979 - June 1981(2 years)

B. Tech. (Hons.)

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

July 1974 - April 1979(5 years)