Pratyaksh Karan

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Pratyaksh Karan

IITGN-Early Career Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

  • B.Tech & M.Tech: IIT Kharagpur, West Midnapore, WB, 2015
  • PhD: IIT Kharagpur, West Midnapore, WB, 2021

Email: pratyaksh.k -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pratyaksh-Karan



  • Work experience

    • IITGN-Early Career Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (November 2021 - present)
    • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Midnapore, WB, India (January 2017 – October 2021)
    • Graduate Trainee, Supply Chain, Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd. (July 2015 – September 2016)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Panigrahi, Devi Prasad ; Karan, Pratyaksh ; Chakraborty, Suman: Thermotaxis of a deformable droplet in a confined Poiseuille flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 2107.09908 (2022).
    2. Karan, Pratyaksh ; Chakraborty, Jeevanjyoti ; Chakraborty, Suman: Viscoelasticity characterization of compressible soft matter via fluid-mediated dynamic interactions. arXiv 2107.09908 (2021).
    3. Priyadarshani, Jyotsana ; Awasthi, Prasoon ; Karan, Pratyaksh ; Das, Soumen ; Chakraborty, Suman: Transport of vascular endothelial growth factor dictates on-chip angiogenesis in tumor microenvironment. Physics of Fluids 33, 031910 (2021).
    4. Karan, Pratyaksh ; Chakraborty, Jeevanjyoti ; Chakraborty, Suman: Generalization of elastohydrodynamic interactions between a rigid sphere and a nearby soft wall. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 923, A32 (2021).
    5. Karan, Pratyaksh ; Chakraborty, Jeevanjyoti ; Chakraborty, Suman ; Christov, Ivan C; Wereley, Steven T: Profiling a soft solid layer to passively control the conduit shape in a compliant microchannel during flow. Physical Review E 104, 015108 (2021).