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Sandip Mazumder

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
  • 201 W 19th Ave
    E410 Scott Lab
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-8099

About

Research interests include:

  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Reacting flows with applications in combustion, catalytic conversion, fuel cells and chemical vapor deposition
  • Thermal radiation and its applications
  • Non-equilibrium transport phenomena as occurring in nanoscale systems

Honors

  • 20170406

    First Place, Flash Talk Presentation Contest.

  • 20170301

    Lumley Research Award.

  • 20140310

    David C. McCarthy Teaching Award.

  • 20130401

    Michael J. Moran Teaching Award.

  • 20111115

    Second Place, Young Engineer Paper Contest.

  • 20110101

    Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Books

2015

  • Mazumder, S.. 2015. "Numerical methods for partial differential equations: finite difference and finite volume methods." Academic Press.

Chapters

2000

  • Mazumder, S.; Kersch, A.; Balakrishnan, A.; Mueller, C.. 2000. "Thin Film Growth: Thick Effect on Accuracy." In European Semiconductor,

Journal Articles

2017

  • Mazumder, S., 2017, "Comparative Assessment of the Finite Difference, Finite Element, and Finite Volume Methods for a Benchmark One-Dimensional Steady-State Heat Conduction Problem." Journal of Heat Transfer 139, no. 7, 071301-1-071301-10 - 071301-1-071301-10.
  • Ali, S.A.; Mazumder, S., 2017, "Phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation based modeling of time domain thermo-reflectance experiments." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 107, 607-621 - 607-621.

2016

  • Verma, N.; Mazumder, S., 2016, "Extraction of thermal contact conductance of metal-metal contacts from scale-resolved direct numerical simulation." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 94,
  • Allu, P.; Mazumder, S., 2016, "Hybrid ballistic-diffusive solution to the frequency-dependent phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 100,

2015

  • Verma, N.; Mazumder, S., 2015, "Monte Carlo Simulation of Sunlight Transport in Solar Trees for Effective Sunlight Capture." JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 137, no. 2,
  • Ali, S.A.; Mazumder, S., 2015, "Phonon Heat Conduction in Multidimensional Heterostructures: Predictions Using the Boltzmann Transport Equation." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 137, no. 10,
  • Ofoegbu, C.; Mazumder, S., 2015, "Computational Modeling of a Solar Thermoelectric Generator." JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS 7, no. 4,

2014

  • Choudary, C.; Mazumder, S., 2014, "Direct numerical simulation of catalytic combustion in a multi-channel monolith reactor using personal computers with emerging architectures." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 61,
  • Ali, S.A.; Kollu, G.; Mazumder, S.; Sadayappan, P. et al., 2014, "Large-scale parallel computation of the phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCES 86,

2013

  • Ali, S.A.; Mazumder, S., 2013, "Computational study of transverse Peltier coolers for low temperature applications." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 62,
  • Lu, J.; Mazumder, S., 2013, "Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation of Lithium Ion Batteries with Full Spatial and Temporal Resolution." International Journal of Electrochemistry 2013,

2012

  • Endres, D.; Mazumder, S., 2012, "Brownian Dynamics Study of Particles in Chemical Vapor Deposition of Aluminum Nitride." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55, no. 9-10,
  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S., 2012, "Generalized flooded agglomerate model for the cathode catalyst layer of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell." JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES 208,
  • Sankar, M.; Mazumder, S., 2012, "Solution of the Radiative Transfer Equation in Three-Dimensional Participating Media Using a Hybrid Discrete Ordinates: Spherical Harmonics Method." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 134, no. 11,
  • Mazumder, S.; Ravishankar, M., 2012, "General procedure for calculation of diffuse view factors between arbitrary planar polygons." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 55, no. 23-24,

2011

  • Mazumder, S.; Grimm, M., 2011, "Numerical Investigation of Radiation Effects in Monolithic Catalytic Combustion Reactors." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL REACTOR ENGINEERING 9,
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S., 2011, "Adaptation and application of the in situ Adaptive Tabulation (ISAT) procedure to reacting flow calculations with complex surface chemistry." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 35, no. 7,
  • Mittal, A.; Mazumder, S., 2011, "Hybrid discrete ordinates-spherical harmonics solution to the Boltzmann Transport Equation for phonons for non-equilibrium heat conduction." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 230, no. 18,
  • Endres, D.; Mazumder, S., 2011, "Numerical investigation of pulsed chemical vapor deposition of aluminum nitride to reduce particle formation." JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH 335, no. 1,
  • Mittal, A.; Mazumder, S., 2011, "Generalized Ballistic-Diffusive Formulation and Hybrid S-N-P-N Solution of the Boltzmann Transport Equation for Phonons for Nonequilibrium Heat Conduction." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 133, no. 9,

2010

  • Ravishankar, M.; Mazumder, S., 2010, "Finite-Volume Formulation and Solution of the P-3 Equations of Radiative Transfer on Unstructured Meshes." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 132, no. 2,
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S., 2010, "Toward simulation of full-scale monolithic catalytic converters with complex heterogeneous chemistry." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 34, no. 2,
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S., 2010, "Coupled solution of the species conservation equations using unstructured finite-volume method." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS 64, no. 4,
  • Ravishankar, M.; Mazumder, S.; Sankar, M., 2010, "Application of the modified differential approximation for radiative transfer to arbitrary geometry." JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE SPECTROSCOPY & RADIATIVE TRANSFER 111, no. 14,
  • Mittal, A.; Mazumder, S., 2010, "Monte Carlo Study of Phonon Heat Conduction in Silicon Thin Films Including Contributions of Optical Phonons." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 132, no. 5,

2009

  • Wohlgemuth, A.; Mazumder, S.; Andreatta, D., 2009, "Computational heat transfer analysis of the effect of skirts on the performance of third-world cookstoves." Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications 1,

2008

  • Grimm, M.; Mazumder, S., 2008, "Numerical Investigation of Wall Heat Conduction Effects on Catalytic Combustion in Split and Continuous Monolith Tubes." Computers and Chemical Engineering 32, no. 3,
  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S., 2008, "Numerical investigation of the effect of cathode catalyst layer structure and composition on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell performance." Journal of Power Sources 183, no. 2,
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S., 2008, "Assessment of various diffusion models for the prediction of heterogeneous combustion in monolith tubes." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 32, no. 7,
  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S., 2008, "On the implementation of membrane models in computational fluid dynamics calculations of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 32, no. 7,

2007

  • Mazumder, S., 2007, "On the use of the fully compressible Navier-Stokes equations for the steady-state solution of natural convection problems in closed cavities." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 129, no. 3,
  • Mazumder, S., 2007, "Modeling full-scale monolithic catalytic converters: Challenges and possible solutions." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 129, no. 4,
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S., 2007, "Assessment of the dilute approximation for the prediction of combined heat and mass transfer rates in multi-component systems." HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER 43, no. 12,

2006

  • Mazumder, S., 2006, "Critical assessment of the stability and convergence of the equations of multi-component diffusion." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 212, no. 2,
  • Mazumder, S., 2006, "On the convergence of higher order upwind differencing schemes for tridiagonal iterative solution of the advection-diffusion equation." JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 128, no. 2,
  • Mazumder, S., 2006, "Methods to accelerate ray tracing in the Monte Carlo method for surface-to-surface radiation transport." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 128, no. 9,

2005

  • Mazumder, S., 2005, "A generalized phenomenological model and database for the transport of water and current in polymer electrolyte membranes." JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY 152, no. 8,
  • Sengupta, D.; Mazumder, S.; Kuykendall, W.; Lowry, S.A., 2005, "Combined ab initio quantum chemistry and computational fluid dynamics calculations for prediction of gallium nitride growth." JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH 279, no. 3-4,
  • Mazumder, S., 2005, "A new numerical procedure for coupling radiation in participating media with other modes of heat transfer." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 127, no. 9,
  • Mazumder, S., 2005, "Adaptation of the in situ adaptive tabulation (ISAT) procedure for efficient computation of surface reactions." COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 30, no. 1,

2004

  • Mazumder, S.; Sengupta, D., 2004, "A New Approach to Performing Equilibrium Surface Reaction Calculations and its Application to Gallium Nitride Growth." Journal of Crystal Growth 261, no. 2-3,

2003

  • Mazumder, S.; Cole, J.V., 2003, "Rigorous 3-D Mathematical Modeling of PEM Fuel Cells II. Model Predictions with Liquid Water Transport." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 150, no. 11,
  • Mazumder, S.; Cole, J.V., 2003, "Rigorous 3-d mathematical modeling of PEM fuel cells - I. Model predictions without liquid water transport." JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY 150, no. 11,

2002

  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F., 2002, "Application of the full spectrum correlated-k distribution approach to modeling non-gray radiation in combustion gases." COMBUSTION AND FLAME 129, no. 4,
  • Mazumder, S.; Sengupta, D., 2002, "Sub-grid scale modeling of heterogeneous chemical reactions and transport in full-scale catalytic converters." COMBUSTION AND FLAME 131, no. 1-2,

2001

  • Mazumder, S.; Lowry, S.A., 2001, "The Treatment of Reacting Surfaces for Finite-Volume Schemes on Unstructured Meshes." Journal of Computational Physics 173, no. 2,
  • Mukherjee, B.; Mazumder, S.; Calderer, M.C., 2001, "Poiseuille flow of liquid crystals: highly oscillatory regimes." JOURNAL OF NON-NEWTONIAN FLUID MECHANICS 99, no. 1,
  • Yang, H.Q.; Bayyuk, S.; Mazumder, S.; Lowry, S.A. et al., 2001, "Time-Accurate, 3-D Computation of Wire Sweep during Plastic Encapsulation of Electronic Components." Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology 123,
  • Mazumder, S.; Lowry, S.A., 2001, "The importance of predicting rate-limited growth for accurate modeling of commercial MOCVD reactors." JOURNAL OF CRYSTAL GROWTH 224, no. 1-2,
  • Mazumder, S.; Majumdar, A., 2001, "Monte Carlo study of phonon transport in solid thin films including dispersion and polarization." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 123, no. 4,

2000

  • Mazumder, S.; Kersch, A., 2000, "A fast Monte Carlo scheme for thermal radiation in semiconductor processing applications." NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER PART B-FUNDAMENTALS 37, no. 2,

1999

  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F., 1999, "A Probability Density Function Approach to Modeling Turbulence-Radiation Interactions in Nonluminous Flames." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 42, no. 6,
  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F., 1999, "Turbulence-radiation interactions in nonreactive flow of combustion gases." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 121, no. 3,

1997

  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F., 1997, "A stochastic Lagrangian model for near-wall turbulent heat transfer." JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 119, no. 1,
  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F., 1997, "Boundary Treatment and an Efficient Pressure Algorithm for Internal Turbulent Flows using the PDF Method." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 24,

1995

  • Talmage, G.; Mazumder, S.; Brown, S.H.; Sondergaard, D.A., 1995, "Viscous and Joulean Power Losses in Liquid-Metal Sliding Electrical Contacts with Finite Electrically Conducting Electrodes." IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion 10, no. 4,

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Allu, P.; Mazumder, S. "Hybrid Ballistic-Diffusive Solution to the Frequency Dependent Phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation." in ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference. (7 2016).

2015

  • Ali, S.A.; Mazumder, S. "Parallel Computation of the Phonon Boltzmann Transport Equation for the Prediction of Thermal Transport across Silicon-Germanium Interfaces." in 6th International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer. (5 2015).
  • Verma, N.; Mazumder, S. "Direct Numerical Simulation of Heat Conduction across Metal-Metal Contacts to Extract Thermal Contact Resistance (TCR)." in 6th International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer. (5 2015).
  • Verma, N.N.; Mazumder, S. "AN INVESTIGATION OF SOLAR TREES FOR EFFECTIVE SUNLIGHT CAPTURE USING MONTE CARLO SIMULATIONS OF SOLAR RADIATION TRANSPORT." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2014). (1 2015).
  • Verma, N.; Mazumder, S. "Are Solar Trees a Better Way to Capture Sunlight? A Feasibility Study using Monte Carlo Simulations of Solar Radiation Transport." in 6th International Symposium on Advances in Computational Heat Transfer. (5 2015).
  • Ali, S.A.; Kollu, G.; Mazumder, S.; Sadayappan, P. "PREDICTION OF NON-EQUILIBRIUM HEAT CONDUCTION USING PARALLEL COMPUTATION OF THE PHONON BOLTZMANN TRANSPORT EQUATION." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2014). (1 2015).

2014

  • Ali, S.A.; Mazumder, S. "COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF TRANSVERSE PELTIER COOLERS." in ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference (SHTC). (1 2014).
  • Mazumder, S.; Kumar, A. "THE IN SITU ADAPTIVE TABULATION (ISAT) ALGORITHM FOR REACTING FLOW COMPUTATIONS WITH COMPLEX SURFACE CHEMISTRY." in ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference (SHTC). (1 2014).
  • Ofoegbu, C.; Mazumder, S. "Computational modeling of a Solar Thermoelectric Generator." (1 2014).

2013

  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S. "CATHODE CATALYST LAYER MODEL FOR POLYMER ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE FUEL CELL." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2013).

2012

  • Endres, D.; Mazumder, S. "Computational investigation of the fate of aluminum nitride particles during chemical vapor deposition." (12 2012).
  • Endres, D.; Mazumder, S. "COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF PULSED METAL-ORGANIC CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION OF ALUMINUM NITRIDE." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE). (1 2012).

2011

  • Mittal, A.; Mazumder, S. "A HYBRID S-N-P-N FORMULATION FOR SOLUTION OF THE BOLTZMANN TRANSPORT EQUATION FOR PHONONS." in 8th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. (1 2011).
  • Sankar, M.; Mazumder, S. "Hybrid SN-PN solution of the radiative transfer equation in multi-dimensional media." (12 2011).

2010

  • Ravishankar, M.; Mazumder, S. "APPLICATION OF THE MODIFIED DIFFERENTIAL APPROXIMATION (MDA) FOR RADIATION TRANSPORT TO ARBITRARY THREE-DIMENSIONAL GEOMETRY." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2010).

2009

  • Wohlgemuth, A.; Mazumder, S.; Andreatta, D. "COMPUTATIONAL HEAT TRANSFER ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF THIRD-WORLD COOKSTOVES." in ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference. (1 2009).
  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S. "COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF THE CATHODE CATALYST LAYER OF A PEMFC." in ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference. (1 2009).
  • Mittal, A.; Mazumder, S. "MONTE CARLO STUDY OF PHONON HEAT CONDUCTION IN SILICON THIN FILMS: ROLE OF OPTICAL PHONONS." in ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference. (1 2009).

2008

  • Kamarajugadda, S.; Mazumder, S. "Strategies for implementing membrane models in CFD codes for PEM fuel cell calculations." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2008).
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S. "A low-memory block-implicit solver for coupled solution of the species conservation equations on an unstructured mesh." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2008).

2007

  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S. "Investigation of approximate diffusion models for the prediction of heterogeneous combustion in monolith tubes." in 7th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering and Summer Heat Transfer Conference. (1 2007).
  • Grimm, M.; Mazumder, S. "CFD study of the effect of wall heat conduction on catalytic combustion in split and continuous monolith tubes." in 7th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering and Summer Heat Transfer Conference. (1 2007).
  • Mazumder, S.; Grimm, M. "Numerical investigation of radiation effects in catalytic combustion." in 7th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering and Summer Heat Transfer Conference. (1 2007).

2006

  • Mazumder, S. "The binary spatial partitioning algorithm for efficient tracing of rays in the Monte Carlo method for surface-to-surface radiation transport." (1 2006).
  • Kumar, A.; Mazumder, S. "Implications of the dilute approximation for the prediction of heat and mass transfer rates in multi-component systems." (1 2006).

2005

  • Mazumder, S. "An Accurate and Efficient Membrane Model for Use in Large-Scale CFD Calculations of PEM Fuel Cells." in 207th Electrochemical Society Meeting. (5 2005).
  • Mazumder, S. "Coupling radiation in participating media with other modes of heat transfer: Segregated versus coupled solution." in ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference. (1 2005).

2003

  • Gidwani, A.; Mazumder, S.; Blosch, E. "Numerical Study of the Effect of Operating Conditions on the Performance of PEM Fuel Cells." in Fuel Cell Seminar. (5 2003).

2002

  • Mazumder, S.; Sengupta, D. "Efficient Modeling of Full-Scale Catalytic Converters Using a Novel Sub-Grid Scale Approach." in Central States Meeting of Combustion Institute. (4 2002).
  • Mazumder, S.; Cole, J.V. "Integrated CFD Simulation Tool for Fuel Cell Performance Analysis." in Centennial Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. (5 2002).
  • Reich, A.J.; Das, R.; Cole, J.V.; Mazumder, S. "Tools and techniques for modeling SOFC fuel cell performance." (10 2002).

2001

  • Sengupta, D.; Mazumder, S. "Modeling Growth of Gallium Nitride From Trimethylgallium and Ammonia: Reaction Pathways and Rates." in Spring Annual Meeting. (4 2001).

2000

  • Mazumder, S.; Lowry, S.A. "Modeling commercial MOCVD reactors: Role of complex chemistry models." in Conference on Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VIII. (1 2000).
  • Mazumder, S.; Majumdar, A. "Modeling Phonon Transport in Solid Thin Films." in Heat Transfer and Transport Phenomena in Microsystems. (10 2000).

1999

  • Mazumder, S, Kersch, A "An Advanced Radiation Model for Thermal Processing of Wafers." in 195th Electrochemical Society Meeting. (6 1999).
  • Owens, SF, Mazumder, S, Meeks, E "Toward Greater Realism in Chemical Reaction Modeling for Multi-Dimensional Reactor Simulation." in 195th Electrochemical Society Meeting. (6 1999).
  • Mazumder, S.; Kersch, A. "Effect of thin films on radiative transport in chemical vapor deposition systems." (12 1999).

1998

  • Yang, H, Bayyuk, S, Mazumder, S, Lowry, SA, Krishnan, A, Przekwas, A, Nguyen, L "Time-accurate, 3-D Computation of Wire Sweep During Plastic Encapsulation of Electronic Components, with Non-Newtonian Viscosity and Curing Chemistry." in Joint ASME/JSME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (7 1998).

1997

  • Mazumder, S, Modest, MF "PDF Modeling of Turbulence-Radiation Interactions." in National Heat Transfer Conference. (9 1997).

1996

  • Mazumder, S, Modest, MF "Heat Transfer in Internal Turbulent Flows using the PDF Method." in International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (12 1996).
  • Mazumder, S.; Modest, M.F. "Heat Transfer in Internal Turbulent Flows using the PDF Method." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (11 1996).
  • Mazumder, S, Modest, MF "Boundary Treatment and an Efficient Pressure Algorithm for Internal Turbulent Flows using the PDF Method." in Twenty-Seventh AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference. (12 1996).