Dipankar Bandyopadhyay

Prof. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay


Key Research Areas :Colloid and Interfacial Phenomena, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Micro and Nano Fluidics, Complex Flow and Fluids, Clean Energy - Fuel and Solar Cells.

1. Google Scholar
2. Jyoti & Bhupat Mehta School of Health Sciences & Technology
3. Assam Advanced Health Innovation Institute
4. Primary Health Tech
5. Indian Nanoelectronics Users' Programme
6. Bio NEST


  • Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2009
  • M.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2001
  • B.Tech. Calcutta University, Kolkata, 1998
  • B.Sc. Calcutta University, Kolkata, 1995

Research Interest

  • Micro/nano Mechanics of self-organizing thin films.
  • Rheology of viscoelastic materials, liquid crystals, and smart materials.
  • Intermolecular forces, colloids and surface/interfacial science.
  • Flied driven micro-flow: Electro-hydrodynamics, magneto-hydrodynamics, electro-hydro-dynamics, electro-kinetics.
  • Self-Organized polymer solar cells and microreactors for artificial photosynthesis.
  • Synthesis and applications of micro/nano motors.
  • Microreactors
  • MEMS Theranostic devices


Head, Jyoti and Bupat Mehta School of Health Sciences & Technology, May 2021 – Till Date
Head, Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati, June 2018 – Mar 2022
Professor, IIT Guwahati, Oct 2018 – Till Date
Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati, April 2014 – Oct 2018
Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati, April 2009 – April 2014
Research Associate, IIT Kanpur, August 2008 – February 2009
CFD Engineer, Fluent India Private Limited, February 2001 – May 2004
Systems Trainee, EDP, ABP Ltd., August 1998 – July 1999
Industrial/Research Experience:
Company Name : Fluent India Private Limited, Pune, India
Department       : Application
Position             : CFD Engineer
Duration            : March 2001 to April 2004

Consultancy, Sales and Support Projects Handled:
Numerical Modeling of the MCVD Process.
Numerical Modeling of High Viscosity Fluid and Particle mixing.
External Aerodynamic Simulations for the Fast Running trains, cars, oil platforms.
CFD modeling of Atmospheric Boundary Layer.
Free surface modeling of glass flow.
Low pressure flow and heat transfer modelling of a CVD reactor.

Research experience:
Project Name     : Heat transfer behind delta-winglets in fin-tube heat exchangers
Department     : Department of Mechanical/Chemical Engineering at IIT Kanpur
Position     : Research Scientist
Duration     : September 2008 to March 2009
Description     : Investigated the flow and heat transfer enhancement mechanisms associated with different delta-winglet arrays in a common-flow-up configuration for a fin-tube heat exchanger.