Arun M.


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, July 5, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total 12 Years and at NITK 5+ Years

Contact Details


m.arun1978 [at]


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Academic Background

• PDF – Fire Safety Engineering Group, University of Greenwich, London (2007-2012)
• Ph.D –Combustion CFD (University of Greenwich, London in 2007)
• M.S - Aerospace (IIT Madras, 2003)
• B.E- Mechanical (SVNIT Surat, 1999)

Areas of Interest

BioFluid Dynamics, CFD, Turbulence, Heat and Mass transfer, Combustion, Multi-phase flows

Supervision of Ph.D

5 PhD (ongoing)
1 PhD (completed)

Significant Publications

1. Arun M, Girish Kini, Abdulrajak B, Jasjit Suri, Andrew Nicholaides, Luca Saba, “Numerical Analysis of the Effect of Turbulence Transition on the Hemodynamic Parameters in Human Coronary Arteries”, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, July 2016.

2. Arun M, Jia, F., Wang, Z., Patel, M.K., and Galea, E.R., ‘Numerical investigation of tube furnace toxicity measurement method (ISO 19700),’ Fire and Materials, Vol. 36 (1), pp. 17-30, 2011.

3. Arun M, and Tulapurkara, E.G., ‘Computation of turbulent flow inside and enclosure with central partition,’ Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, an Int. Journal (PCFD), pp. 455-465, vol. 5, 8, 2005.

4. M. Arun, Tulapurkara, E.G., and Sundararajan, T., ‘Computation of flow through an annular diffuser and volute exhaust,’ Defence Science Journal, Vol. 56, 2, April 2006.
5. Arun M, Patel, M.K., Galea, E.R., ‘Simulation of the flow induced by positive pressure ventilation fan under wind driven conditions,’ Proceedings of the 12th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference, Interflam 2010, 5-7th July 2010, University of Nottingham, UK, Volume 1, pp. 913-924. ISBN 978 0 9541216-5-5, 2010.

6. Arun M, Jia, F., Patel, M.K., Galea, E.R., ‘Modelling Generation and Transport of Toxic Combustion Products in Enclosure Fires using Bench-Scale Test Data,’ Proceedings of the 11th International Fire Science & Engineering Conference, Interflam 2007, 3-5th September 2007, Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK,/ Volume 2, pp. 1631-1636. ISBN 978 0 9541216-9-3, 2007.


Borealis AB - PhD Scholarship (2003), UK


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