Mechanical Engineering

Abhijit Mukherjee

Abhijit Mukherjee
Associate Professor and Director of The Energy Research Center
Email:
Phone:
(818) 677 - 6448
Office location:
JD 3331

Biography

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

ClassDaysTimeLocation
ME 483T R11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.JD 1593
ME 486AM W12:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.JD 1616
ME 692T7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.JD 1593
ME 698CARRARRANGE

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Bachelor of Power Plant Engineering, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India, 1993

  • Master of Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, PA, 1998

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003

Academic Experience

  • Visiting Teacher, Jadavpur University, 1994

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2003 – 2004

  • Visiting Research Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2004 – 2006

  • Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University, 2006 – 2011

  • Assistant Professor, California State University, Northridge, 2011 – 2015

  • Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge, 2015 – Present

Non-Academic Experience

  • Design Engineer, Development Consultants Ltd., Calcutta, India, 1993 – 1995

  • Engineer, Mechanical Auxiliaries and Offsites, Lurgi India, New Delhi, India, 1995 – 1996

Recent Publications

  • Edel, Z. and Mukherjee, A., 2015, “Flow boiling dynamics of water and nanofluids in a single microchannel at different heat fluxes”, vol. 137, 011501:1-8,ASME Journal of Heat Transfer

  • Mukherjee A. and Dhir V.K., ‘Numerical modeling of vapor bubbles during nucleate boiling,’ 2015, Encyclopedia of Two-Phase Heat Transfer and Flow, World Scientific Publishers

  • Syed, I. Z. and Mukherjee, A., 2012, “Experimental study of forced convection heat transfer of water in a short microduct at Turbulent Reynolds number”, Heat Transfer Engineering, vol 33, no.2.

  • Z. J. Edel and Mukherjee, 2011, “Experimental investigation of vapor bubble growth during flow boiling in a microchannel”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 1257–1265.

  • Mukherjee A., Kandlikar, S. G., and Z. J. Edel 2011, “Numerical study of bubble growth and wall heat transfer during flow boiling in a microchannel”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 54, Issues 15-16, pp. 3702–3718.

  • Syed, I. Z., Yeliana, Mukherjee, A., Naber, J. D. and Michalek, D., 2010, “Numerical Investigation of Laminar Flame Speed of Gasoline - Ethanol/air mixtures with varying Pressure, Temperature and Dilution”, SAE International Journal of Engines, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 517-528.

  • Mukherjee A. and Kandlikar, S. G., 2009, “The effect of inlet constriction on bubble growth during flow boiling in microchannels,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 52, pp. 5204-5212

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, member.

Honors and Awards

  • University Gold Medal for standing first in Power Plant Engineering, Jadavpur University

  • ASME Journal of Heat Transfer Best Paper Award, 2006

  • Engineer’s Council, Outstanding Engineering Achievement Merit Award, 2012