National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dr. Sreenivas Jayanti

Professor Dept of Chemical Engg., IITM


Computational Fluid Dynamics.


CHL 207


  1. R.N. Christensen, N.J. Browning, S. Jayanti, D.W. Miller, C. Wang & M.A. Zimmerman "A small inherently safe reactor with a passive ECCS", Trans. Amer. Nucl. Soc., 50, 426-428, 1985.
  2. S. Jayanti & R.N. Christensen "A passive steam-driven injector as ECCS for an inherently safe BWR", Trans. Amer. Nucl. Soc., 53, 310-312,1986.
  3. S. Jayanti, R.N. Christensen, N. Yost, C. Wang, D. van Deusen & D.W. Miller "Preliminary analysis of a small, inherently safe boiling water reactor", Nuclear Technology, 79, 51-65, 1987.
  4. S. Jayanti & G. Berthoud "High quality dryout in coils", Nucl. Eng. Des., 122, 105-118, 1990.
  5. S. Jayanti, G.F. Hewitt & J.R. Kightley "Fluid flow in curved ducts", Int. J. Num. Methods in Fluids, 10, 569-589, 1990.
  6. G.F. Hewitt, S. Jayanti & C.B. Hope "Structure of thin liquid films in gas-liquid horizontal flow", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 16, 95-957, 1990.
  7. S. Jayanti, G.F. Hewitt & S.P. White "Time-dependent behaviour of the liquid film in horizontal annular flow", Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 16, 1097-1116, 1990.
  8. G. Berthoud & S. Jayanti "Characterization of dryout in helical coils", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 33, 1452-1463, 1990.


  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Imperial College, London, 1990                                           
  • Visiting Faculty, IIT, Madras, 1994
  • Assistant Professor, IIT, Madras, 1995
  • Associate Professor, IIT, Madras, 2004
  • Professor, IIT, Madras, 2006


  1. Associate Editor for International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer and International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 2006-2009
  2. Reviewer for leading international journals such as AIChE Journal, Chem. Eng. Science,Chem Eng Res Des (ChERD), Int. J Heat Mass Transfer,   Int. J. Multiphase Flow, J. Power Sources, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, J. Fuel
  3. Best presentation award for the paper by M. Siddiqui, T. Swaminathan and S. Jayanti entitled �Modelling approaches for the   propagation of dense gas", at the National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering 2007,   Dec. 12-14, 2007, Guwahati, India.
  4. Best presentation award to the paper by D. Kareemulla and S. Jayanti entitled "Modelling of cross-over effects in direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC)"   at the PETROTECH-2007 conference held in New Delhi in January 2007.
  5. Best presentation award for the paper by S. Jayanti entitled "Modelling requirements for tsunami hazard mapping of Indian coastal zone",   at the Int. Cong. on Chemistry and Environment, Indore, India, Dec. 2005
  6. Best paper award from the CFD Centre, IIT-Madras for CFD-based papers published from IIT-Madras for the year 2004 for the paper A multidimensional model for annular gas-liquid flow�, Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 3577-3589 (2004).                                
  7. Member of the Organizing Committee for the International Symposium on Challenges and New Directions in Computation of Internal Flows,   7-8 January 2000, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  8. Member of the International Scientific Committee for the International Symposium on Liquid-Liquid Two-phase Flow and Transport Phenomena,   3-7 November, 1997, Antalya, Turkey.
  9. Ackrill Trophy from Heat Transfer Society, UK in 1991.
  10. Newitt Award from Imperial College, London, UK in 1991 for best thesis.


  • IIT Madras,
  • National Centre for Combustion Research And Development.

List of Students

PhD Students

  1. Purnima P
  2. Satyam Naidu Vasireddy