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:  76 
Blake, J., Wang, X., Mansoor, B., Bhushan, S., Thompson, D., Sescu, A., & Hattori, Y. (2017). Aeroacoustics of Low Reynolds Number Flows Via Dynamic Hybrid RANS/LES and Stochastic Modeling. Proceedings 14th International Conference on Flow Dynamics,. Sendai, Japan: Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University.

Muthu, S., & Bhushan, S. (2017). Temporal Direct Numerical Simulations for Flat-Plate Boundary Layer. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference. Birmingham, AL.

Chambers, B., & Bhushan, S. (2017). Numerical Simulations Of Plunging And Surging Wave Breaking Using Openfoam. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference. Birmingham, AL.

Bhushan, S., Mousaviraad, M., & Stern, F. (2017). Assessment of URANS Surface Effect Ship Models for Calm Water and Head Waves. Applied Ocean Research. 67, 248-262. DOI:10.1016/j.apor.2017.07.013.

Mousaviraad, M., Conger, M., Bhushan, S., Stern, F., Peterson, A., & Ahmadian, M. (2017). Coupled Computational Fluid and Multi-body Dynamics Suspension Boat Modeling. Journal of Vibration and Control. 1-22. DOI:10.1177/1077546317722897.