Vinod Srinivasan

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Vinod Srinivasan

Richard and Barbara Nelson Assistant Professor,
Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering
Rm 231
111 Church Street SE





Ph.D. 2007, Mechanical Engineering, 
University of Minnesota

M.S. 2000, Mechanical Engineering,
University of Minnesota 

B. Tech 1998, 
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay

Research Interests
  • Boiling and evaporation heat transfer
  • Flow instabilities and shear flow control
  • Liquid atomization
  • Heat transfer in particulate flows
  • Gas turbine heat transfer

Research Group

Name: Multiphase Transport Phenomena Laboratory
Location: ME 473


Honors and Awards
  • Best Paper Award - Indian Ceramics Society
Selected Publications

Nampoothiri, K. N., Seshasayee, M. S., Srinivasan, V., Bobji, M. S., & Sen, P. (2018). Direct heating of aqueous droplets using high frequency voltage signals on an EWOD platform. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 273, 862–872.

Pal, A, E. Joseph, V. Vadakkumbatt, N. Yadav, V. Srinivasan, H. J. Maris, and A. Ghosh, 2017. Collapse of Vapor-Filled Bubbles in Liquid Helium. Journal of Low Temperature Physics 188, (3-4) : 101-111.

Khivsara, S., V. Srinivasan, and P. Dutta, 2016. Radiative heating of supercritical carbon dioxide flowing through tubes. Applied Thermal Engineering, 109, pp. 871-877.

Sarkar, D., A. Jain, R. J. Goldstein and V. Srinivasan, 2016. A general approach to corrections for lateral conduction error in steady-state heat transfer measurements. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 109, pp. 413-423.

Chen, R.K., M.C. Lu, V. Srinivasan*, Z. Wang, H.H. Cho and A. Majumdar, 2009. Nanowires for enhanced boiling heat transfer. Nano Letters, 9( 2), pp. 548-553.