Krishnaswamy Nandakumar

Cain Endowed Chair #2 & Professor


Room 210 Chemical Engineering Building

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-2361

Educational Background

  • PhD, Princeton University, 1979
  • MSc, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1975
  • BSc, University of Madras, India, 1973


Research Interests

  • Computations & Systems
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Energy
  • Multiphase flows
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Computer aided modeling of chemical, mineral, polymer, and electrochemical processes, including fuel cells


Research Projects

  • Multiphase computational fluid dynamics
  • Direct numerical simulation of multiphase flows
  • Discrete particle modeling
  • CFD modeling of industrial processes
  • Modeling of solid oxide fuel cells
  • Modeling of polymer processing operations
  • Bifurcation phenomena


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