Anish S.


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total 8 Years and at NITK 4 Years

Contact Details


anish [at] nitk[dot]edu[dot]in
anish.surendran [at] gmail [dot]com


Academic Background

Post Doc. Andong National University, South Korea, 2013
Ph.D (IIT Madras) & Year of Completion: 2011
M.Tech (IIT Madras) & Year of Passing: 2005
B.Tech (Kerala University) & Year of Passing: 2001

Areas of Interest

Turbine and compressor aerodynamics
Biofluid mechanics
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Renewable energy

Significant Projects

An investigation in to the aerodynamic and aeroelastic behavior of a compressor cascade in a droplet laden flow.
Funding Agency: DST SERB
Development of a solar based humidifier/dehumidifier linked with ground water
Funding Agency : DST CERI

Supervision of Ph.D

Prashanth B: Hemodynamics of stenosed arteries
Deepak: Wet compression through compressor cascade
Sushanlal Babu: Purge flow effect in turbine cascase

Significant Publications

K.N. Kiran, S. Anish, "An investigation on the effect of Pitchwise Endwall design in a turbine cascade at different incidence angles", Aerospace Science and Technology,
Volume 71, 2017, Pages 382-391

Anish S and N Sitaram, "Computational Study of Effect of Radial Gap between Impeller and Diffuser on the Unsteadiness of Vaned Diffuser in a Centrifugal Compressor" Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2017, Volume 31, Issue 11, pp 5291–5298.

Prashanth Basavaraja, Anish Surendran, Ajay Gupta, Luca Saba, John R. Laird, Andrew Nicolaides et al., “Wall Shear Stress And Oscillatory Shear Index Distribution in Carotid Artery With Varying Degree of Stenosis: A Hemodynamic Study” Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology Vol. 17, No. 4 (2017). DOI: 10.1142/S0219519417500373

S Anish and N Sitaram., Effect of inlet vane angle of a partial vane diffuser on the performance and flow field of a centrifugal compressor, Journal of Aerospace Science and Technologies, 2016, Vol 68, (2), pp 89 -100.

S Anish, T Setoguchi and H. D. Kim, 2014, "Computational Investigation of the Temperature Separation in Vortex Chamber," Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 28, pp 2369-2376

S Anish N Sitaram and H D Kim, "A numerical study of the unsteady interaction effects on diffuser performance in a centrifugal compressor," ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 136, pp. 1-10, 2013.

S Anish and N Sitaram, 2009 “Computational investigation of impeller-diffuser interaction in a centrifugal compressor with different types of diffusers,” Proc. IMechE Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 223, pp 167-178

Conference Publications
Prashanth Basavaraja and Anish S, A Comparative CFD Study on the Hemodynamics of Flow through an Idealized Symmetric and Asymmetric Stenosed Arteries. 15th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (ACFM), 21st – 23rd November 2016, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Kishan Ramesh Kumar, Sutej Pramod Kulgod, Anish Surendran, “Simulation and Analysis of Energy Harvesting from Grey water and Rain water in High rises”, IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), Indonesia, 09-11 May 2016.

Kiran. K. N, Sushanlal Babu, Deepak Narayanan, Anish S, “Reduction of Secondary Flow Losses in a Linear Turbine Cascade by Variable End Wall Contouring- A CFD Study”, ACGT2016-112, Proceedings of the Asian Congress on Gas Turbines, 14-16 November 2016, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.

Anish Surendran and Heuy-Dong Kim, Effects of Wet Compression on the Flow Behavior of a Centrifugal Compressor: A CFD Analysis, ASME Turbo Expo 2014, June 16 - 20, 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany

Anish S., Sitaram N. and Kim, H. D., Investigation of the Flow Behavior inside Diffuser Vane at Off-Design Conditions: A Numerical Study, 21st ISABE Conference, Sep. 9-13 2013, Busan.

Anish S, H Y Jeong, J S Oh, H M Son and H D Kim "CFD prediction of the wet compression effects in centrifugal compressor," Proceedings of the Conference on Fluid Machinery Research and Development, Dec. 2012, Busan

Anish S, N Sitaram and H D Kim, "CFD prediction of the blade tip leakage flows of centrifugal compressor at near stall conditions," Proceedings of the KSME 2012 Fall Annual Meeting, November 2012, Changwon, South Korea

Anish S, N Sitaram and H D Kim, "Study of secondary flow modifications at impeller exit of a centrifugal compressor," Proceedings of 4th Asian Joint Workshop on Thermophysics and Fluid Science, Oct. 14 ~ 17, 2012, Busan, Korea

Anish S and Sitaram, N. Steady and transient computations of interaction effects in a centrifugal compressor with different types of diffusers, ASME Paper No. GT2010-22913, ASME Turbo Expo 2010, June 14-18, 2010, Glasgow, UK


• Six-sigma green belt certified professional
• Spot award for the use of mesh deformation method in diffuser vane optimization at Honeywell
• Spot award for knowledge sharing on theory of diffusers at Honeywell
• Dr. M. G. Deshpande Memorial Prize for best paper award from academic institutions for the paper presented at the 32nd National Conference of Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Osmanabad, India, Dec. 15-17, 2005.
• Patent (filed)
Patent Title: Suction sealing for turbocharger
Inventers: S Gupta, PI Mulani, PZ John, Anish Surendran, Anish Gupta, SS Nambi and Santosh V
Patent Type: US non-provisional utility application
Application Number: 13/ 687053
Filing Date: November 28, 2012


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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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