Education

Ph.D. | Indian Institute of Guwahati (IIT-Guwahati), India

  • Subject: Mathematics

M.Sc. | Indian Institute of Guwahati (IIT-Guwahati), India

  • Subject: Mathematics and Computing

    Areas of Research

    • Wave–structure interaction problems in hydrodynamics, Coastal Engineering, Hydroelasticity.
    • Wave blocking, poroelasticity, viscoelasticity, and flow through mangroves.

    Skills & Abilities

    • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Mac
    • Programming: Python, C, C++, FORTRAN, HTML
    • Scientic Software: Mathematica, Matlab, LabVIEW
    • Growth Techniques: Expertise in MBE, CVD (growing 2D materials), PVD, Magnetron Sputtering
    • Characterization Tools: Scanning probe microscopy (AFM and STM ), XRD, XPS, RHEED, Raman, PL
    • Instrumentation: Experience in designing and installation of custom-made High-Vacuum and UHV growth chamber with insitu electron diffraction facility.

    Research Interest

    • Wave-structure interaction problem
    • Hydroelasticity
    • Flow through porous, poroelastic and viscoelastic media
    • Wave blocking
    • Wave past mangroves
    • Wave scattering, damping and trapping

    Awards & Fellowships

    • 05/2008–7/2008: Summer Research fellow - Indian Academy of Science
    • 02/2015-07/2017: Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship, IIT Kharagpur.
    • 01/2012–09/2014: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Senior Research Fellow.
    • 01/2010–12/2011: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Junior Research Fellow. (Worked under Prof. Mythily Ramaswamy, TIFR-CAM, on the project entitled- Optimal control algorithm for fuel efficient soft lunar landing mission, sponsored by ISRO).
    • 06/2009–12/2009: Institute scholarship (GATE), IIT Guwahati.

    List of Publications

    1. Santu Das and Swaroop Nandan Bora, Wave damping by a vertical porous structure placed near and away from a rigid vertical  wall,  Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, (2014), 108 (2): 147-167, DOI:10.1080/03091929.2013.834051.
    2. Santu Das and Swaroop Nandan Bora, Reflection of oblique ocean water waves by a vertical rectangular porous structures placed on an elevated horizontal bottomOcean Engineering, (2014), 82: 135-143, DOI:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2014.02.035.
    3. Santu Das and Swaroop Nandan Bora, Reflection of oblique ocean water waves by a vertical porous structure placed on a multi-step impermeable bottomApplied Ocean Research, (2014), 47: 373-385, DOI: 10.1016/j.apor.2014.07.001.
    4. Santu Das and Swaroop Nandan Bora, Damping of oblique ocean water waves by a vertical porous structure placed on a multi-step bottom,  Journal of Marine Science and Application (2014), 13 (4), 362-376, DOI:10.1007/s11804-014-1281-7.
    5. Santu Das, Harekrushna Behera and Trilochan Sahoo, Flexural gravity wave motion over poroelastic bed, Wave Motion (2016), 63: 135 – 148, DOI: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2016.02.002
    6. Santu Das and Trilochan Sahoo, Hydroelastic analysis of very large floating structure over viscoelastic bed, Meccanica (2017), 52(8):1871-1887, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0529-5
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