Rupresha Deb is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow (PhD) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. She is conferred with the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) to pursue her PhD at IIT Guwahati. She received her Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Silchar, India in 2018. Her research interests are in droplet dynamics, ferrohydrodynamics, magnetowetting dynamics, and microfluidics..

PhD Supervisor

Prof. Amaresh Dalal
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
IIT Guwahati, Assam, India, 781039
Phone: +91 361 2582677 (O)
Email: amaresh@iitg.ac.in
Personal Website

Amaresh Dalal

Courses Undertaken during PhD

ME 520Fluid Mechanics
ME 523Advanced Thermodynamics
ME 521Conduction and Radiation
ME 543Computational Fluid Dynamics C.P.I. : 9.00
ME 501Advanced Engineering Mathematics
ME 648Viscous Fluid Flow
ME 619Fundamental of Microfluidics
ME 522Convective Heat and Mass Transfer

Methods and Skills

Instrument Operational Skills: High Speed Visualization camera by Phantom, Contact angle Goniometer, Optical Microscope (Leica), Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera, Spin coating unit, Ultrasonicator, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM), Gaussmeter, Rheometer, Tensiometer.

Computational Software: ANSYS*, COMSOL MULTIPHYSICS, Surface Evolver*.​


Quantitative: ImageJ, Tecplot, OriginPro, Python (Plotting).​

Programming: C, LaTeX.

Languages: English, Hindi, Bangla, Assamese*.​
*Elementary proficiency

Workshops attended during PhD

Mar 2023Fluids Under Confinement
Mar 2023Applied Flow Diagnostics
Sept 2021Scientific Writing Workshop
July 2021Scanning Electron Microscopy: Techniques and Applications
Mar 2021Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)