Vivek V. Buwa
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Our research group is working on advanced measurement techniques, modeling and simulations of multiphase flow processes and their applications to energy, oil & gas, chemical processing, mineral processing applications
 
 
Recent Publications   Research highlights
  • Parul Tyagi and Vivek V. Buwa, 2017, "Dense Gas-Liquid-Solid Flow in a Slurry Bubble Column: Measurements of Dynamic Characteristics, Gas Volume Fraction and Bubble Size Distribution, Chemical Engineering Science, Accepted for publication.
  • Abdul Quiyoom, S.K. Ajmani and Vivek V. Buwa, "Role of Free Surface on Gas-Induced Liquid Mixing in a Shallow Vessel" 2017, AIChE Journal, in press.
  • Abdul Quiyoom, Ravi Golani, Vikas Singh and Vivek V. Buwa, "Effect of Differential Flow Schemes on Gas-Liquid Flow and Liquid Phase Mixing in a Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF)", 2017, Chemical Engineering Science, in press.
  • Karthik G. M. and Vivek V. Buwa, 2017, "Effect of Particle Shape on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer for Methane Steam Reforming Reactions in a Packed Bed", AIChE Journal, 63(1), 366-377.
  • Parul Tyagi and Vivek V. Buwa, "Experimental Characterization of Dense Gas-Liquid Flow in a Bubble Column using Voidage Probes", 2017, Chemical Engineering Journal, 308, 912-928.
  • Brajesh Kumar Singh, Abdul Quiyoom and Vivek V. Buwa, 2017, "Dynamics of Gas-Liquid Flow in a Cylindrical Bubble Column: Comparison of Electrical Resistance Tomography and Voidage Probe Measurements", Chemical Engineering Science, 158, 124-139.
  • Saroj K. Panda, K. K. Singh, K. T. Shenoy and Vivek V. Buwa, 2017, "Numerical Simulations of Liquid-Liquid Disengagement in a Continuous Gravity Settler using OpenFOAM and Experimental Verification", Chemical Engineering Journal, 310, 120-133.
  • Arpit Jindal and Vivek V. Buwa, 2017, "Effect of Bed Characteristics on Local Liquid Spreading in a Trickle Bed",  AIChE Journal, 63(1), 347-357.
 
Cover illustration: Effect of particle shape on fluid flow and heat transfer for methane steam reforming reactions: Simulated temperature distribution on particle surface (left) and on r–z plane (right) for (i) cylinder, (ii) trilobe, (iii) daisy, (iv) hollow cylinder, (v) cylcut, and (vi) 7-hole cylinder particle shapes. Image courtesy: Karthik G. M. and Vivek V. Buwa, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi 10.1002/aic.15542.

(http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aic.v63.1/issuetoc)

This work is featured on the cover page of the ISCRE 24 special issue of AIChE Journal (Jan 2017). This special issue contains a selected collection of state-of-the-art developments in the field of CRE presented at ISCRE-24 (Minneapolis, USA, June 2016) by distinguished international researchers in reaction engineering, prominent industrial practitioners, and new researchers and students
Upcoming conference contributions   News & Announcement
Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reaction Engineering (GLS 13) Brussels (Belgium), 20-23 August 2017.
  • Abdul Quiyoom, Ravi Golani, Vikas Singh and Vivek V. Buwa, "Effect of Differential Flow Schemes on Gas-Liquid Flow and Liquid Phase Mixing in a Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF)".
  • Brajesh K. Singh, Ekta Jain and Vivek V. Buwa, "Measurements of Liquid Volume Fraction Distribution in a Packed Bed using Electrical Resistance Tomography and Voidage Probes".
  • Ekta Jain, Madhusudan Sau and Vivek V. Buwa, "Gas-liquid Flow through Chimney and Bubble-cap Distributors”.
  • David Immanuel Arthur Dhanraj and Vivek V. Buwa, "Local Liquid Distribution in Trickle Beds: ERT Measurements and CFD Simulations”
  • Brajesh K. Singh, Shantanu Roy and Vivek V. Buwa, "Characterization of Dynamics of Unary and Binary Gas-solid Flow in a Cylindrical Fluidized Bed using Electrical Capacitance Tomography".
  • Karthik G. M., Hassam Mazhar and Vivek V. Buwa, "Experimental and CFD Analysis of Particle-Scale Flow and RTD in Packed Beds".

26th International Conference on Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics (DSFD), Erlangen (Germany), July 10-14, 2017

  • Brajesh Singh, Dominik Schuster, Christoph Rettinger, Ulrich Rüde and Vivek Buwa, “Gas-Solid Flow in a Fluidized Bed: Lattice Boltzmann Simulations and Experimental Verification”

 

14 July 2017: Parul Tyagi successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis "Experimental and Numerical Characterization of Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Flows in a Bubble Column/Slurry Bubble Column"

Indo-German Partnership (IGP) project between IIT Delhi and FAU Erlangen on “Multiscale Modeling, Simulation and Optimization for Energy, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing”
12th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry (ISPIV 2017), Busan (Korea), 19-21 June 2017.   PhD and Post-doc positions
  • Abhijeet H. Thaker, Abdul Quiyoom and Vivek V. Buwa, "Dynamics of Gas-Liquid Flow and Mixing in a Ladle: PIV and LIF Measurements”.
  • Hassam Mazhar and Vivek V. Buwa, "PIV and LIF Measurements of Particle-Scale Flow in Packed Beds”.
  • Sayantani Saha and Vivek V. Buwa, "Characterization of single phase and gas-liquid flows in milli-channels using µ-PIV and µ-LIF”.
  • Current PhD and Post-doc positions
Last updated: July 26, 2017 18:03:15 
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