B. Ashraf Ali

Designation: 

Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, July 15, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor (July 2013 - present) - Department of Chemical Engineering National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Mangalore, India
Associate Professor (October 2012 - June 2013, Department of Chemical Engineering SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India.
Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems (Germany)
at Univ. of Magdeburg "Otto von Guericke" (Germany)

Contact Details

E-mail: 

ashrafmchem [at] gmail.com
ashrafali@nitk.ac.in

Telephone: 

+91-824-2474000 Extn. 3648
Academic Background

• Ph.D (IIT-Madras) (2010)
• PG : M.Tech (NIT Durgapur) (2005)
• UG: B.Tech (Periyar University) (2002)

Areas of Interest

Multi Scale Simulations, Process Intensification (micro reactor), Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Visualization

Significant Projects

Design and Optimization of Distributor and Flow Distribution of a Multiphase Trickle Bed Reactor Using 3D CFD Modelling
Funding Agency: MRPL, Mangalore
Funding Amount: 9.8 lakhs
Duration: Dec 2020 - May 2022

Supervision of Ph.D

Lister H Falleiro (2015) – Ongoing
Sai Teja M V (2017) – Ongoing

Significant Publications

1. Madana, V. S. T. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2021) "Computational investigation of flow field, mixing and reaction in a T-shaped microchannel". Chemical Engineering Communications, 208(6), 903-913.
2. Singh, S. K. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2020) "Computational investigation of air solid flow in a spray dryer for effluent treatment". Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 97(7), 1142-1145.
3. Santhosh Kumar, N. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2020) "Computational investigation of hydrodynamics and drying of industrial sludge waste in a spouted bed column". Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 97(7), 1129-1132.
4. Madana, V. S. T. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2020) "Numerical Investigation of Engulfment Flow at Low Reynolds Numbers". Physics of Fluids, 32(7), 072005.
5. Falleiro, L. H. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2019) "Computational modeling of hydrodynamics and mixing in a batch stirred vessel". Chemical Engineering Communications, 208(6), 883-892.
6. Akella, S. & Ashraf Ali, B. (2019) "Computational investigation of hydrodynamics and solid circulation in fluidized bed column". Chemical Engineering Communications, 208(6), 843-850.
7. Ashraf Ali, B., Borner, M., Peglow, M., Janiga, G., Seidel-Morgenstern, A., & Thévenin, D. (2014) "Coupled Computational Fluid Dynamics–Discrete Element Method Simulations of a Pilot-Scale Batch Crystallizer". Crystal Growth & Design, 15(1), 145-155.
8. Ashraf Ali, B., Janiga, G., Temmel, E., Seidel-Morgenstern, A., Thévenin, D. (2013) “Numerical analysis of flow characteristics and crystal motion in a batch crystallizer". Journal of Crystal Growth 372, 219-229.
9. Ashraf Ali, B. & Pushpavanam, S. (2012) “Hydrodynamics, mixing and selectivity in a partitioned bubble column”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 187, 261-274.
10. Ashraf Ali, B. & Pushpavanam, S. (2011) “Experimental and computational investigation of two phase gas-liquid flows: point source injection at the centre”. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(23), 13220–13229.
11. Ashraf Ali, B., & Pushpavanam, S. (2011) "Analysis of liquid circulation and mixing in a partitioned electrolytic tank". International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 37(9), 1191-1200.
12. Ashraf Ali, B., & Pushpavanam, S. (2011). "Analysis of unsteady gas–liquid flows in a rectangular tank: Comparison of Euler–Eulerian and Euler–Lagrangian simulations". International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 37(3), 268-277.
13. Ashraf Ali, B. & Pushpavanam, S. (2010) "Euler Lagrangian simulation / PIV experiments of two phase gas-liquid systems: Point source injection at the center". AIP Conference Proceedings. DOI: 10.1063/1.3516431.
14. Ashraf Ali, B. & Pushpavanam, S. (2010) "PIV techniques in experimental measurement of two phase (Gas-Liquid) systems". Rheology of Complex Fluids. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-6494-6_5.
15. Ashraf Ali, B., Kumar, C. S., & Pushpavanam, S. (2008) "Analysis of liquid circulation in a rectangular tank with a gas source at a corner". Chemical Engineering Journal, 144(3), 442-452.

Achievements

Scopus ID – 24554145300
Google Scholar - https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=h0eI9yoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
ORCID ID - 0000-0003-2078-3957

 

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Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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