Shanti Bhushan
Associate Director

Office: HPC A210
Phone: (662) 325-9612
Alt. Phone: (319) 400-7451



Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2000-2003, Mississippi State University, USA.
Thesis: “Development of a nonlinear model for subgrid scale turbulence and its applications.”

M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, 1998-2000, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. Thesis: “Experimental and numerical prediction of the performance of Darrieus wind turbine.”

B. E., Civil Engineering, 1994-1998, Bengal Engineering College, Howrah, India.


Assistant Research Professor, Feb. 2011 - current
Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), HPC2, Mississippi State University

Adjunct Assistant Research Professor, Sept. 2009 - Jan 2011.
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Iowa.

Associate Research Scientist, January 2009 - Jan 2011.
Assistant Research Scientist, Sep. 2006 – Dec. 2008
IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Iowa

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Sep. 2005-Aug. 2006
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, May. 2003-Aug. 2005
Computational Simulation and Design Center (ERC), Mississippi State University.

Research Interest:
• Computational Fluid Dynamics
• Turbulence modeling (URANS, DES, LES, Wall-functions)
• Heat transfer, Multiphase flows
• Immersed Boundary Methods, Overset Grids Methods
• Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI)
• High Performance Parallel Computing
• Application areas: Ship Hydrodynamics, Atmospheric flows, Biofluids

Selected PublicationsTotal Publications by Shanti Bhushan:  66 
Salunkhe, S., Bhushan, S., Thompson, D., & O'Doherty, T. (2016). Analysis and Validation of Hydrokinetic Turbine Turbulent Wake Predictions. Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC) 2016, October 10-12. Singapore.

Sescu, A., Walters, K., Bhushan, S., Manshour, B., & Hattori, Y. (2016). Collaboration on Aeroacoustics of Low Reynolds Number Flows Via Dynamic Hybrid RANS/LES and DNS. Thirteenth International Conference on Flow Dynamics. Sendai, Japan.

Bhushan, S., Pasiliao, C., & Sescu, A. (2016). Temporally Developing Direct Numerical Simulation of Boundary Layer Bypass Transition. Thirteenth International Conference on Flow Dynamics. Sendai, Japan.

Bhushan, S., Yoon, H., & Stern, F. (2016). Large Grid Simulations Of Surface Combatant Flow At Straight-Ahead And Static Drift Conditions. Int. J. Compt. Fluid Dynamics. 30(5), 356-362.

Bhushan, S., Muthu, S., & Pasiliao, C. L. (2016). Implementation of Surface Roughness in a Pseudo-Spectral Solver for Direct Numerical Simulation of Bypass Transition. 4th Annual Meeting AFRL Mathematical Modeling and Optimization Institute. Eglin, FL.