Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department


Address: F-4, Academic Block A


Areas of Research
Computational mechanics, Fluid-structure interaction, Bio-inspired fluid dynamics, and Passive flow control
Educational Qualifications

  • PhD. Institute for Computational Mechanics, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • MS. Department of Applied mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • B.E. Aeronautical Engineering, Anna University, India

Professional Appointments

  • Postdoctoral researcher in Linne FLOW centre, KTH Mechanics (April 2016-March 2018)
  • Scientist/Engineer 'SC', Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) (Feb. 2010-Feb. 2011)

Recent Publications
  • Y. Sudhakar, A. Sommariva, M. Vianello, W.A. Wall, On the use of compressed polyhedral quadrature formulas in embedded interface methods, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing:39 (2017) B571–B587.
  • Y. Sudhakar, J.P.M. de Almeida, W.A. Wall, An accurate, robust, and easy-to-implement method for integration over arbitrary polyhedra: Application to embedded interface methods, Journal of Computational Physics:273 (2014) 393–415.
  • Y. Sudhakar, S. Vengadesan, Flight force production by flapping insect wings in inclined stroke plane hovering, Computers and Fluids:39 (2010) 683–695.
Recognition and Awards

  1. Ramanujan fellowship from SERB (Since Nov. 2018)
  2. Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship from European commission (April 2016-March 2018)
  3. Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher fellowship awarded by the European Commission (Mar.2011-Dec.2013)