Dr. Thaseem Thajudeen

Designation : Associate Professor, (Dean R&D)

Broad Area of Expertise : Mechanical Engineering

Email : thaseem{at}iitgoa.ac.in

Contact Number : 0832-2490-859

Address : Office of Dean (R&D), Administrative Block

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Educational Qualifications

  1. Ph D. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. December 2013. Advisor: Dr. Christopher J Hogan Jr.
  2. M Tech. Department of Mechanical Engineering (Thermal- Heat & Mass Transfer), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. May 2008.
  3. B Tech. Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India. May 2006.

Areas of Research

Characterization of aerosol and colloidal nanoparticles, Particulate emissions from combustion sources, respiratory deposition of particulate matter, air pollution, air quality.

Courses Taught

  • Heat Transfer
  • Environmental Studies, Science & Engineering
  • Thermofluids Engineering
  • Mechanical Measurements
  • Aerosol Technology
  • Energy, Environment & Economics

Professional Appointments

  1. Post-doctoral Researcher (Alexander von Humboldt research fellow): Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany. Advisor: Prof. Wolfgang Peukert. January, 2014 to April, 2018.
  2. Engineer, General Electric, Bangalore, India. July 2008- June 2009.

Recent Publications

  1. Jain A., Ambekar A., Thajudeen T.*(2024) Effect of Titania Nano-additives on Fine and Ultrafine Carbonaceous Emissions during Flame Combustion of Diesel. Aerosol and Air Quality Research.  https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.230281.
  2. Dhiman R., Sharma R., Jain A., Ambekar A., Thajudeen T*., Guttikunda S.K. (2024) Spatial and temporal variation of cooking-emitted particles in distinct zones using Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer and a Network of Low-Cost Sensors. Indoor Environments. 1(2), 100008.
  3. Singh A., Kailas S.K., Thajudeen T. (2024) ML-assisted optimization method for the prediction of 3-dimensional fractal structures from microscopic images. Journal of Aerosol Science. 177, 106331.
  4. Jain, A., Ambekar, A.  Thajudeen, T. (2023) Experimental investigation on the effect of size modification of Alumina nano-additives on the performance and emission characteristics of a compression ignition engine. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-023-12684-2.
  5. Singh A., Thajudeen T. (2023) A Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization-Tuning Algorithm to the prediction of nanoparticle of nanoparticle morphology from microscopic images. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 23 (4), 220453
  6. Sreekanth B., Anand S., Thajudeen T., Mayya Y.S., Choudhury P., Shashank C. (2021) Survival of expiratory aerosols in a room: Study using a bi-compartment and bi-component indoor air model. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 21(5), 200547.
  7. Wawra S., Pflug L., Thajudeen T., Kryschi C., Stingl M., Peukert W. (2018) Determination of the Length and Diameter Distributions of Gold Nanorods by Multiwavelength Analytical Ultracentrifugation. Nature Communications. 9:4898.
  8. Thajudeen T., Jeon S., Hogan C.J. (2015) The mobility of flame synthesized aggregates/agglomerates in the transition regime. Journal of Aerosol Science. 80: pp. 45-57.
  9. Zhang C., Thajudeen T., Larriba C., Schwartzentruber T., Hogan C. J. The scalar friction factor for non-spherical particles and aggregates across the entire Knudsen number range from dimensional analysis and Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) (2012) Aerosol Science & Technology. 46:10 pp. 1065-1078.

Recognition and Awards

  1. Post-doctoral fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt foundation. March, 2015- February, 2017
  2. National Talent Search Examination Scholarship (2000)

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