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Nikhil Mutalik, M.Sc.

Working areas

CFD, turbulence-chemistry interaction, multi-component evaporation modeling of sprays, optimization of mixing, spray-exhaust gas interaction modeling in Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), software development


Flexible Energy Converters

Research topic of PhD

Turbulent multi-phase simulation of mixing and thermal decomposition processes in Selective Catalytic Reduction systems


Since 08/2017 (new project): PhD student in Graduate school of excellence for Energy Science and Engineering (ESE), TU-Darmstadt, Darmstadt, German.

05/2016 – 07/2017: PhD student : Simulation of gas turbine combustor at ESE, TU-Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.

04/2013 – 04/2016: Master studies (M.Sc) in Computational Mechanics at the Universität Duisburg-Essen (Uni-DUE), Essen, Germany.

08/2006 – 06/2010: Bachelor studies (B.E) in Mechanical Engineering at the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi, India.

Professional experience

01/2015 – 11/2015 : Master thesis student, Control Theory (CR/AEH3), Robert Bosch GmbH, Renningen, Germany and Institute of fluid dynamics, Uni-DUE, Duisburg, Germany.

09/2010 – 02/2013 : Design engineer (Special Purpose Machines group) in TAL Manufacturing solutions ltd (Tata Motors ltd), Pune, India.

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