What We Do

Flow instability

Understanding flow behavior and transport in biological systems using both theoretical and experimental tools.


Development of droplet-based microfluidics, inertial microfluidics, and high throughput microfluidic platforms.

Li-ion batteries

Electrochemical thermal modeling, and development of the Battery Management System (BMS) for battery Packs.

BioMedical devices

Translating research to BioMedical solutions and products in an impactful and cost-effective manner.

Glimpse of our work

Few pics providing a glimpse of our research...

Microfabrication: Template-assisted method "a simple yet cost-effective method" (PDF)

Microfluidic: Three-Dimensional Multihelical Microfluidic Mixers (PDF)

Hydrodynamic flow instability in flexible channel (PDF)

Microfluidic: Flow instability detection using electrical probe method (PDF)

Electrochemical model for Li-ion battery (PDF)

Our team

  • Group
  • M.K.S.Verma
  • Group Members
  • Collaborators
  • Alumni

Our work


Published: Langmuir / J. Fluid Mech / Sadhana / Physical Review E / J.E.S. / J.P.S. / Nature Biomedical. Eng./ IEEE

Conferences and talks

@: AICHE,USA / JNCSR,Bangalore / IITKgp


Patent office: US

Verma, M. K. S., Suman Basu, Rajkumar Patil, Krishnan Hariharan, Shashishekara Adiga, Subramanya Kolake, Dukjin Oh, TaeWon Song, Younghun Sung, On-Board State Estimation in Electrical Vehicles: Achieving Accuracy and Computational Efficiency through an Electrochemical Model, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2020.(link)

Girish D Chitnis, Verma, M. K. S., Julien Lamazouade, Miguel Gonzalez-Andrades, Kisuk Yang, Ali Dergham, Peter Anthony Jones, Benjamin E Mead, Andrea Cruzat, Zhixiang Tong, Keir Martyn, Aniruddh Solanki, Natalie Landon-Brace, Jeffrey M Karp, A resistance-sensing mechanical injector for the precise delivery of liquids to target tissue, Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2019.(link)

Verma, M. K. S., Suman Basu, Krishnan S Hariharan, Kolake Subramanya Mayya, Taewon Song and Taejung Yeo, A Strain-Diffusion Coupled Electrochemical Model for Lithium-Ion Battery, Journal of The Electrochemical Society,2017, 164,13, A3426-A3439.(PDF)

Piyush Tagade, Krishnan S Hariharan, Suman Basu, Verma, M. K. S., Kolake Subramanya Mayya, Taewon Song, Dukjin oh, Taejung Yeo and Seokgwang Doo, Bayesian calibration for electrochemical thermal model of lithium-ion cells, Journal of Power Sources, 320, 296–309, 2016.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., and V. Kumaran, Stability of the flow in a soft tube deformed due to an applied pressure gradient, Physical Review E, 2015, 91, 4, 043001.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S. and V.Kumaran, “Effect of ultra-fast mixing in a microchannel due to a soft wall on the room temperature synthesis of gold nanoparticles,” Sadhana, Springer India, 2015, 320,1–11.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., and V. Kumaran, A multifold reduction in the transition Reynolds number, and ultra-fast mixing, in a micro-channel due to a dynamical instability induced by a soft wall, J. Fluid Mech, 2013,727, 407-455.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., and V. Kumaran, A dynamical instability due to fluid-wall coupling lowers the transition Reynolds number in the flow through a flexible tube, J. Fluid Mech, 2012,705, 322-347.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., Ganneboyina, S., Rakshith, V. and Ghatak, A.,Three dimensional multi-helical microfluidic mixers for rapid mixing of liquids, Langmuir, 2008, 24(5), 2248-2251.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., Majumder, A. and Ghatak, A., Embedded template-assisted fabrication of complex microchannels in PDMS and design of a microfluidic adhesive. Langmuir, 2006, 22, 10291-10295.(PDF)

Verma, M. K. S., Real-time On-board Voltage and SOC Estimation for Composite Battery Packs: Achieving Accuracy and Computational Efficiency through an Electrochemical Model,6th International Conference & Exhibition on Energy Storage, EV & Microgrids in India, January 10-11, 2019.

Verma, M. K. S., Transition and ultra-fast mixing in micro-channel due to a dynamical instability induced by a soft wall, IUTAM Symposium on transition and turbulence in flow through deformable tubes and channels, Bangalore, India, 2014.

Verma, M. K. S. and V.Kumaran, Rapid mixing in microchannel due to flow instability induced by flexible wall, AIChe Conference, Pittsburgh, USA, 2012.

Verma, M. K. S., Experimental study of flow through flexible tubes, Advanced Stability Methods winter workshop, JNCASR, Bangalore, India, 2012.

Verma, M. K. S., Indo-US workshop on microfluidics and fabrionics, microfabrication, IIT Kharagpur, 2009.

A.Ghatak, Verma, M. K. S., and Abhijit Majumder, Template Assisted Fabrication of Complex microchannels and design of a micro-mixer and a micro-fluidic adhesive, Conference on Physics and Chemistry of Microfuidics, Florida, USA, 2007.

Sagar Bharathraj, Shashishekara Parampalli Adiga, Krishnan S Hariharan, Ashish Khandelwal, Rajkumar Subhash Patil, Verma, M. K. S., METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DIRECT ESTIMATION OF EXACT POWER IN REAL-TIME Inventors, US Patent App. 16/661,114, 2020

Jeffrey Karp, Girish Chitnis, Julien Lamazouade, Verma, M. K. S., System and Method for Resistance-Dependent, Self-Regulated Medical Penetration, US Patent App. 16/469,567, 2020

Suman Basu, Ashwini Kumar SHARMA, Verma, M. K. S., Rajkumar Subhash Patil, Tae Won Song, Young Hun Sung, System and method with battery management, US Patent App. 16/155,142, 2019

V.Kumaran and Verma, M. K. S.,Microfluidic device, Patent No.US 9,463,460 B2, 2016 (PDF)


Contact Us

Dr. M.K.S.Verma

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Room No. Block I-305 B
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016

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