Krishnakant Agrawal

Areas of Interest: 

Turbulent Reacting flows, Gas turbines and Furnace combustion, Aero-acoustics, Combustion Dynamics and Emissions


  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • B.Tech., Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Jadavpur university, Kolkata

Academic/Industrial Experience

  1. Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi, 2018-present
  2. Lead Research Engineer at Siemens Corporate Technology, Bangalore, 2017-2018
  3. Lead Research Engineer at General Electric (GE) Global Research Center, Bangalore, 2015-2017
  4. Lead Engineer at General Electric (GE) Oil and Gas Advanced Technologies dept., Bangalore, 2010-2015

Selected Publications

  1. 1) Agarwal, K. K. and Ravikrishna, R. V., Validation of a Modified Eddy Dissipation Concept Model for Stationary and Non-stationary Turbulent Diffusion Flames. Combustion Science & Technology. Volume 184, Issue 2, Jan. 2012, pp. 151-164.
  2. Agarwal, K. K. and Ravikrishna, R. V., Experimental and Numerical Studies in a Compact Trapped Vortex Combustor: Stability Assessment and Augmentation. Combustion Science & Technology. Vol. 183, Issue 12, Nov. 2011, pp. 1308-1327.
  3. Agarwal, K. K., Krishna, S., and Ravikrishna, R.V., Mixing Enhancement in Compact Trapped Vortex Combustors. Combustion Science & Technology. Volume 185, Issue 3, Feb. 2013, pp. 363-378.
  4. Agarwal, K. K. and Gori S., Effect of the Compressor Discharge Casing Geometry on Combustor Exit Temperature Profiles in a Multi-Can Gas-Turbine Combustor. ASME Turbo Expo-2014, Dusseldorf, Germany. June 2014, GT2014-26076
  5. Agarwal, K. K., Konakalla S. and Senthamil S., On Meshing Guidelines for Large Eddy Simulations of Gas Turbine Combustors. ASME Turbo Expo 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany. June 2014, GT2014 -26077

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