Dr. Prashant Shukla

Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Mechanical Engineering,IIT (BHU)
Phone No(s): 9452563956
Email: pshukla.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Thermal and Fluid Sciences


Pramod Kumar Vishwakarma, Sumit Kumar Pandey, Anshu Kumar Singh, Sunil Kumar Yadav, P.Shukla, Sanny Rathore, Kirpa Ram, Preeti S. Saxena, Rajiv Giri and Anchal Srivastava, "Thermally Stable, Thin, Ultralight, Reusable and Flexible Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Membranes for Removal of Heavy Metals, Poycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Particulates from Coal Smoke",  ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2023, 6, 14, 12957–12967, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.3c01682

A. K. Jha, P. Shukla, P. Ghosh, Investigation of free convection flow around near horizontal surfaces using particle image velocimetry, Physics of Fluids 35, 054107 (2023), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0142979 

A. K. Jha, P. Shukla, Pranav M Khisti, P. Ghosh, S. K. Yadav, Investigation of onset of velocity transition in free convection over an inclined flat plate by PIV, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science (SCIE), 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2022.110764​

A. K. Jha, P. Shukla, P. Ghosh, Free convection boundary layer correlations for a vertical plate with non-uniform heating, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals (SCIE), 2022. DOI: 10.1080/10407790.2022.2104564

A. K. Jha, P. Shukla, P. Ghosh, P. Khisti, A. Dubey, Visualization and measurement of natural convection boundary layer by PIV, Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing (ESCI), 2022. DOI: 10.1615/JFlowVisImageProc.2022042302

Pramod Kumar Vishwakarma, Sumit Kumar Pandey, Sunil Kumar Yadav, P. Shukla  Anchal Srivastava and Rajiv Giri, "Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube-Based Freestanding Filters for Efficient Removal of Fine Particulate Matters (PM0.3), Microplastics (MP0.3), and Bioaerosols", ACS Applied Nano Materials, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.2c01468

Nitish Kumar, Pradyumna Ghosh and P.Shukla,"Development of an approximate model for the prediction of bubble departure diameter in pool boiling of water", International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer,Vol 127, October 2021, 105531, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2021.105531

Nitish Kumar, Pradyumna Ghosh and P.Shukla, " A review on formation, characterization and role of micro/nanotextured surfaces on boiling heat transfer performance", Multiphase Science and Technology, Vol. 33(2), pp. 1-27,2021

S.K.Yadav,P.Shukla,Manish Joshi, Arshad Khan, A.Kaushik,Ajit Kumar  Jha, B.K.Sapra & R.S.Singh, " Emission characteristics of ultrafine particles from bare and Al2​O3 coated graphite for high temperature applications",Scientific Reports, 2020,https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71424-w

Sumit Kumar Pandey, Pramod Kumar Vishwakarma, Sunil Kumar Yadav, Prashant Shukla and Anchal Srivastava, " Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Filters for Toxin Removal from Cigarette Smoke", ACS Applied Nano Materials, 

S. K. Yadav, Manish Joshi, Yashasvi Sharma, P. Shukla, Ankur Kaushik, B.K. Sapra,R.S. Singh, "Physico-chemical characteristics of graphite aerosols generated during postulated air ingress accident", Annals. Nuclear Energy (Elsevier), vol. 132, pp 100-107, 2019
S. K. Yadav, A. Khan, and P. Shukla, 2019,   "Development of a high temperature facility for study of aerosol emission behavior of combustible materials", Measurement (Elsevier), vol. 139, pp 308-16, 2019
S.K.Yadav, Manish Kumar, Yashasvi Sharma, P. Shukla, R.S.Singh and  Tirthankar Banerjee, "Temporal evolution of submicron particles during extreme fireworks",  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer), 2019, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7735-2
Sujeet Kumar Shukla, Prashant Shukla, Pradyumna Ghosh, "The effect of modeling of velocity fluctuations on prediction of collection efficiency of cyclone separators", Applied Mathematical Modelling" ,vol. 37, issue 8, pp. 5774–5789, 2013
Sujeet Kumar Shukla, Prashant Shukla, Pradyumna Ghosh,  Evaluation of numerical schemes using different simulation methods for the continuous phase modelling of cyclone separators,  Journal of Advanced Powder Technology, vol 22, issue 2, pp. 209-219, 2013
Sujeet Kumar Shukla, Prashant Shukla, Pradyumna Ghosh 2011 Evaluation  of numerical schemes for dispersed phase modelling of cyclone separators, Journal of Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, vol. 5, No.2, pp. 235-246, 2011
A.K.Majumder, H. Shah , P. Shukla and J. P. Barnwal, "Effect of Operating Variables on shape of "Fish-hook" curves in Cyclones Minerals Engineering", vol. 20, pp. 204-206, 2007
P.Shukla, R.K.Mandal and S.N.Ojha, "Modelling of Heat Flow and Solidification during Spray Deposition Process",  Trans. Indian  Inst. Met., Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 283-296, 2004
P. Shukla, N. S. Mishra and S. N. Ojha, "Modeling of Heat Flow and Solidification During Atomization and Spray of Al-4.5 Cu Alloy", Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Vol. 12(1) pp. 95-100, 2003
Prashant Shukla, R. K. Mandal and S. N. Ojha, "Non-equilibrium Solidification of under cooled Droplets during Spray Atomization", Bull. Mater Sc. Vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 547-554, 2001
V.C.Srivastava, P.Shukla and S.N.Ojha, "Micro structural features induced during spray forming process,  Journal of Metallurgy and Materials Science, 43(2), pp. 77-91, 2001
P.Shukla, R.K.Mandal and S.N.Ojha, "Micro structural modification induced by spray forming of Al-Cu alloys", Materials Science and Engineering A,304–306,pp. 583–586, 2001
P.Shukla, V.Eswaran and B.S.Murthy, "A fully spectral method for hyperbolic equations,  International Journal for Numerical methods in Engineering", vol. 39, pp. 67-79, 1996



Priyanshi Porwal, Pradyumna Ghosh, Prashant Shukla, "A novel approach for Patient Treatment Planning of Localized Cancer", 8th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC), March, 26-29, 2023, College Park, MD, USA, pp.1049-69

DOI: 10.1615/TFEC2023.bio.045903

Nitish Kumar, Pradyumna Ghosh, Prashant Shukla; “Development of thin porous coating of Cu-Al2O3 composite on SS316 surface to enhance boiling heat transfer”; Proceedings of the 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019)

Ajit Kumar Jha, Abhinav Dubey , Prashant Shukla , Pradyumna Ghosh, Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Free Convection Boundary Layer Over a Vertical Flat Plate , Proceedings of the 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019), December 28-31, 2019, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Ajit Kumar Jha, Prashant Shukla and Pradyumna Ghosh, Experimental Investigation of Free Convection Boundary Layer Over a Vertical Flat Plate by PIV, Proceedings of the 7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP), December 10-12, 2018, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India , FMFP2018–PAPER NO. 643 

M. Kumar, S. K. Yadav, Y. Sharma, P. Shukla, R. S. Singh, T. Banerjee, " New particle formation and growth during two extreme events: Fireworks and biomass burning", International Conference on Atmospheric Composition and Climate Change in Asia, 27-28 March, 2018, Bangi, Malaysia

Sunil K Yadav, Prashant Shukla and R.S.Singh, Isokinetic and Anisokinetic Sampling Effect in the Evaluation of Particle Size Distribution of Aerosol, Proceedings of the 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017) 2017, December 27-30 , BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, India Paper Number: IHMTC2017-07-0635, pp. 271-276 DOI: 10.1615/IHMTC-2017.370 

Prashant Shukla, Jyoti Panchpal and Mantavya Agarwal, "Prediction of diameter of rising droplets formed at the tip of a capillary", Proceedings of the 24th National and 2nd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2017) 2017, December 27-30 , BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, India, Paper Number: IHMTC2017-13-0678 pages 2103-2114 DOI: 10.1615/IHMTC-2017.2950

Arun Kumar, Aman Jain and P. Shukla, "Study of Path Instability of a Rising Oil Droplet Using PIV", XXIV ICTAM, International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 21-26 August 2016, Montreal, Canada https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312377165_STUDY_OF_PATH_INSTABILITY_OF_A_RISING_OIL_DROPLET_USING_PIV

A.Ray, P.K.Panigrahi and P.Shukla, "Instability Modes during Electro-Atomisation for Micro/Nano Particle fabrication: a Non-Dimensional Approach", Proceedings of ASME 2013 Fluids Engineering Division FEDSM2013-16625, July 7-11, 2013, Nevada, USA

P.Shukla, P.K.Panigrahi, Koushik Dutta and Yashwant Reddy, "Study of Electrohydrodynamic Atomization of a fluid", Proceedings of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association (IASTA) conference, December 11-13, BARC, Mumbai, pp. 206-209, 2012

Ankit Tiwari and P.Shukla, "Analysis of Weber number variation in high pressure diesel engine sprays", International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment (INCOTEE-2011), Kalasalingam University, Tamil Nadu, India, 2011 

H. Shah, A. K. Majumdar, J. P. Barnwal and P. Shukla, "Modeling of water partitioning behaviour in Mozleyhydrocyclones based on a new concept", presented at the International Conference on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2008), Thiruvananthapuram, 2008

H. Shah, A. K. Majumdar, J. P. Barnwal and P. Shukla, "A new understanding on 'fish-hook' effect in hydrocyclone", presented at the International Conference on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2007), Mumbai, 2007

H. Shah, A. K. Majumdar, J. P. Barnwal and P. Shukla, "Water split behaviour in cylindrical and conical cyclones", presented at the International Conference on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2006), Chennai, 2006

H. Shah, A. K. Majumdar, J. P. Barnwal and P. Shukla, "Development of Pressure- Throughput Correlation for a 76 mm Vorsyl Separator", International Conference on Emerging Trends in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy, Bhubaneshwar, India, pp. 525-532, 2005

P. Shukla and S. N. Ojha, "Undercooling and Solidification of Droplets during Spray Processing", Proc. Seminar on Computer Application in Metallurgy, Sindri, India, ed. P.R. Prasad, pp. 32-41, 2002 P. Shukla, V. C. Srivastava, R. K. Mandal and S. N. Ojha, "Modeling of Heat Flow and Solidification during Spray Deposition”, Solidification Science and Processing, Outlook for 21st Century, Oxford Publishing Co.(2001) pp. 78-89, 2001

V. C. Srivastava, Prashant Shukla and S. N. Ojha, "Processing of Metal-Matrix Composites by Spray Forming process", Proceedings of the Indo-German Workshop on High Temperature Fibre Reinforced Composites (Ed. V. K. Srivastava), Allied Publishers,(2000) pp. 120-31

Particle Image Velocimetry

Infrared Thermography

Aerosol Characterization

Heat Transfer

Fluid Mechanics

I am currently looking for interested candidates to join for a PhD program with me in the following areas of research-

1. Aerosol generation and their characterization along with their deposition behaviour

2. Study of flow behaviour over corrugated surfaces using Particle Image Velocimetry

1. Engineering Thermodynamics

2. Gas Dynamics

3. Fluid Mechanics

4. Heat and Mass Transfer

5. Conduction and Radiation

6. Advanced Fluid Mechanics

7. Turbomachines

8. Engineering Mathematics

9. Engineering Drawing

1. Patent entitled "Carbon Nanotube Filter for Toxin Removal from Cigarette Smoke" granted on 11.03.2024. Patent no. 523446