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SIVAKUMAR SUBRAMANIAN

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Sivakumar Subramanian earned a Distinguished Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, for his pioneering research on gas turbine labyrinth seal flows and rotordynamics that has won both the Institute Day Prize 2017 and the Alumni Day Prize...
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education

Indian Institute of Technology - Madras  
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2011 to Sep, 2017
Won both the prestigious "Institute Day Prize" and "Alumni Day Prize" for the research work on "Flow and Rotordynamics Characteristics of Gas Turbine Labyrinth Seals Considering Radial Growth"

Indian Institute of Technology - Madras  
Other, Master of Technology (Applied Mechanics), Jul, 2000 to Apr, 2002
- Highest CGPA (9+) in the final year; Project work presented in MIRC Acoustical Society of America and also published in Journal of Acoustical Society of India

Madurai Kamaraj University  
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Jul, 1994 to Apr, 1998
First Class

publications

Assessment of analytical predictions for radial growth of rotating labyrinth seals     
Published by (International Journal of Turbo and Jet Engines )
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published August 01, 2018

Rotordynamic characterization of rotating labyrinth gas turbine seals with radial growth: Combined centrifugal and therm     
Published by (International Journal of Mechanical Sciences )
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published April 01, 2017

Numerical investigations of flow structure in a rotating labyrinth gas turbine seal with centrifugal growth     
Published by (Gas Turbine Society of Japan, Korean Society of Fluid Machinery, and Indian Institute of Technology )
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A. S. Sekhar and B. V. S. S. S. Prasad.  Published November 01, 2016

Asian Congress on Gas Turbines, ACGT2016, 14-16 November 2016, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

On the choice of initial clearance and prediction of leakage flow rate for a rotating gas turbine seal     
Published by (Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science)
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published June 01, 2016

Rotordynamic characteristics of rotating labyrinth gas turbine seal with centrifugal growth     
Published by (Tribology International )
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published May 01, 2016

Influence of combined radial location and growth on the leakage performance of a rotating labyrinth gas turbine seal     
Published by (Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology )
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published June 01, 2015

Influence of centrifugal growth on the rotor dynamic stability of a rotating labyrinth seal     
Published by (The International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, USA)
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published July 01, 2015

22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV2015, 12-16 July 2015, Florence, Italy

Influence of location on leakage performance of a rotating labyrinth gas turbine seal with radial growth     
Published by (ISROMAC, Pacific Center of Thermal-Fluids Engineering, Hawaii, USA)
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published February 01, 2014

15th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, ISROMAC-2014, February 24 - 28, 2014, Honolulu, HI, USA

Performance analysis of a rotating labyrinth seal with radial growth     
Published by (ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, USA)
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, A.S. Sekhar and B.V.S.S.S. Prasad.  Published June 01, 2013

ASME Turbo Expo 2013, June 3-7, 2013, San Antonio, Texas, USA. ASME Paper GT2013-95708

Performance analysis of a low-pressure three stage axial compressor     
Published by (ASME-Publications-PVP 2004)
Authors: Sivakumar Subramanian, B.V.S.S.S. Prasad, S. Krishnan and C. Janakamma.  Published July 01, 2004

ASME/JSME 2004 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, July 25-29, 2004, San Diego, California, USA

Awards

Alumni Day Prize 2018: "Prof. R. Krishnamurthy Endowment Award": Medal for Best Ph.D. Thesis in the area of Tribology
Felicitated by the Institute Director with a Certificate, Institute Silver Medal and Cash Award of INR 5000/- @ AlumNite 2018

Mechanical Engineering Association Prize 2017
"IIT-M Mechanical Engineering Departmental Shield" for winning the "Institute Research Award"; Felicitated by the President of MEA along with the distinguished Alumnus Awardees of ME.

Institute Day Prize 2017: Institute Research Award
RESEARCH AWARD in recognition of quality and quantity of the research Work done during Ph.D; Felicitated by the Director, IIT Madras at the 58th Institute Day with A Certificate of Merit and Cash Award of INR 20000

SCIENCEDIRECT TOP 25, 2017
Top 25 most downloaded articles (Rank 7) listed by the Science Direct" for an Article featured in International Journal of Mechanical Sciences

IMechE 2016
Top 50 most downloaded articles (Rank 25) listed by the IMechE" for an Article featured in Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science

Best Poster Award 2016
A Certificate of Award and set of books; The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigela, and Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki; Felicitated by the Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT-M

Boeing Travel Award 2015
Provided by Boeing, for presenting a research paper at the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration ICSV 2015, Florence, Italy, held during 12-16 July 2015; A Certificate of Award and cash award of INR 50,000/- conveyed by Dean I &AR, IIT-M.

IITMAANA Travel Grant 2014
Provided by Alumni Funded Travel Grant Program under the auspices of IITM Alumni Association of North America, for presenting a research paper in the 15th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, ISROMAC 2014, Honolulu, HI, USA, held during 24-28 February, 2014; A Certificate of Merit and cash award of INR 55,000/- conveyed by Dean I &AR, IIT-M.

CSIR Foreign Travel Award 2013
Presented by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India, for presenting a research paper in ASME Turbo Expo 2013, San Antanio, Texas, USA

MHRD Doctoral Fellowship, 2011-2015
Doctoral Fellowship provided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India