Datta, Subhra

Areas of Interest: 

Micro-scale fluid mechanics, electrokinetics, microfluidics


  • PhD, Northwestern University, USA
  • MS, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
  • B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Academic/Industrial Experience

  1. Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, 2010-present
  2. Postdoctoral Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA, 2007-2010
  3. Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, USA, 2004-2007
  4. Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, 2002-2004
  5. Graduate Engineering Trainee, Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, 2001-2002

Selected Publications

  1. A. Kumar, S. Datta, and D. Kalyanasundaram. Permeability and effective slip in confined flows transverse to wall slippage patterns. Physics of Fluids, 28(8):082002, 2016.
  2. J. Choudhary, S. Datta, and S. Jain. Effective slip in nanoscale flows through thin channels with sinusoidal patterns of wall wettability. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 18(5-6):931-942, 2015.
  3. S. Datta and J. N. Choudhary. Effect of hydrodynamic slippage on electro-osmotic flow in zeta potential patterned nanochannels. Fluid Dynamics Research, 45(5):055502, 2013.
  4. A. Conlisk, S. Datta, W. H. Fissell, and S. Roy. Biomolecular transport through hemofiltration membranes. Annals of biomedical engineering, 37(4):722-736, 2009.
  5. S. Datta and S. Ghosal. Characterizing dispersion in microfluidic channels. Lab on a Chip, 9(17):2537-2550, 2009.

For more information, please go to http://web.iitd.ac.in/~subhra.datta/