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DR Jimmy Philip


  • Shear flow instability; turbulent wall-bounded and free-shear flows including buoyancy effects; and entrainment mechanisms



  • Jimmy Philip is a senior lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.E and Masters degrees from the University of Pune and Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, respectively, both in Mechanical Engineering, and his PhD from the faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Subsequently, he was a post-doctoral researcher at LadHyX, Ecole Polytechnique, France and at the University of Melbourne. For about three years, he also worked as a Mechanical Engineer being a member of the Edison Engineering Development Program at the Global Research Center of the General Electric Company in India.

    His research interests are shear flow instability, wall-bounded and free-shear turbulent flows including buoyancy effects, and entrainment mechanisms.



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Education and training

  • PhD, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
  • M.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology
  • BEMechanical, University of Pune

Awards and honors

  • Best AIAA Fluid Dynamics Paper- Paper No: 2006-3226, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2006
  • Graduation Award for Edison Engineering Development Program, General Electric Company- India, 2004
  • Damle Charitable Foundation Trust Prize for first position in Master's degree in Thermal & Fluid Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 2002