Faculty

Dr. Karthick S

Assistant Professor

E-mail: karthick@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91 44 27476340, 07358722794 | Room No: 119-C

Education

IIT Madras

Chennai

Ph.D (Microfluidics and Microsystems)

2014 - 2018

NIT Calicut

Calicut

M.Tech (Thermal sciences)

2012 - 2014

Sona College of Technology

Salem

B.E (Mechanical Engineering)

2008 - 2012

Specialization

  1. Microscale flows

  2. Bio-Microfluidics

  3. MEMS.

Research Interests

  1. Microfluidics and MEMS

  2. Convective heat transfer and Mixing

  3. Mobile Microrobots for drug delivery

  4. Bio-Microfluidics and Lab-on-Chip

  5. Droplet Microfluidics and Interfacial Phenomena

  6. Circulating tumour cells sorting technologies.

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. Our microfluidic device for blood plasma separation selected for Exhibition on Innovations in Medical Science and Bio-Technology on March 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

  2. University Rank Holder in B.E - Rank 12 (Distinction) Anna University.

  3. Secured GATE score 553 and 554 in GATE 2011 and GATE 2012

Work Experience

Teaching

  1. July 2018 - July 2019 - Assistant Professor - Shiv Nadar University, Dadri, Greater Noida

Teaching

  1. Fluid Mechanics

  2. Engineering Mechanics

  3. Engineering Thermodynamics.

Journal Publications

  1. Published After Joining IIITDM

  2. Varun Kumar, Charish Pothuri, Mohammed Azharuddin, Karthick Subramani* (2021) "Heat transfer mechanism driven by acoustic body force under acoustic fields" Physical Review Fluids (American Physical Society) - Accepted.

  3. Charish Pothuri, Mohammed Azharuddin, Karthick Subramani* (2019) "Rapid mixing in microchannel using standing bulk acoustic waves" - Physics of Fluids (American Institute of Physics) - 31, 122001 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5126259

  4. Journals Published During Ph.D

  5. Karthick S, and A. K. Sen. (2018) “Acoustic impedance based size-independent isolation of circulating tumour cells from blood using acoustophoresis”, Lab on a Chip (Royal Society of chemistry) 18.24 (2018): 3802-3813. Impact factor- 6.

  6. Karthick S, A. K. Sen. (2018) “Improved understanding of acoustophoresis and development of an acoustofluidic device for blood plasma separation” Physical Review Applied. 10.3 (2018): 034037. Impact factor- 4.8.

  7. Karthick S, A. K. Sen. (2017) “Improved understanding of the acoustophoretic focusing of dense suspensions in a microchannel” Physical Review E 96:5, 052606. Impact factor- 2.3.

  8. Karthick S, A. K. Sen. (2016) “Role of shear induced diffusion in acoustophoretic focusing of dense suspensions” Applied Physics Letters 109, 014101. Impact factor-3.4.

  9. Srivatsava A, Karthick S, K.S. Jayaprakash, and A. K. Sen (2017) “Droplet de-emulsification using ultra-low voltage based electro-coalescence” Langmuir. Impact factor-3.8.

  10. Hemachandran E, Karthick S, Laurell T, A.K Sen, “Relocation of co-flowing immiscible liquids under acoustic field in a microchannel” Europhysics Letters, (2019) 125(5) 54002. Impact factor-1.97.

Conference Publications

  1. Karthick S and A. K. Sen,“Continuum modelling of acoustophoretic focusing of dense suspension in microchannels” Flow 17, 2-5 July 2017 , Paris, France.

  2. Srivatsava A, Karthick S, K.S. Jayaprakash, and A. K. Sen (2017) “Droplet demulsification using ultra-low voltage based electrocoalescence” Flow 17, 2-5 July 2017, Paris, France.

  3. Karthick S and A. K. Sen,“Continuum modelling of acoustophoretic focusing of whole blood in microchannels” IHMTC, 27-31 July 2017 , BITS Pilani-Hyderabad campus.

  4. Hemachandran E, Karthick S, Laurell T, A.K Sen, “Dynamics of immiscible fluids under acoustic fields” FMFP 2018 IIT Bombay.

Patents

  1. Karthick S, Sneha M and A. K. Sen 2016. Method for blood plasma separation based on acousto-capillary and asymmetric capillary flow. App. No. 201641015681. Filed on May 5, 2016.

  2. A.K. Sen et al., Micro-FACS for detection and isolation of target cells App no: 201741012180. Filled on Apr 5, 2017.

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