Dr Debasish Das

Career

  • 2016-present: Research Associate (post-doc), DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2013-2016: Ph.D., University of California, San-Diego, USA
  • 2012-2013: Ph.D. candidate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 2010-2012: M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 2009-2010: G.E.T. (Graduate Engineering Trainee), Research and Development: Engines, Mahindra and Mahindra, Nashik, India
  • 2005-2009: B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology), National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India

Research

Debasish works in the Biological Physics & Mechanics group under the supervision of Dr. Eric Lauga at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. His research interests include complex fluids, microfluidics, multiphase flows, electrohydrodynamics, active matter, locomotion of microorganisms and boundary element methods.

Selected Publications

  • D. Das and D. Saintillan, "Electrohydrodynamic interaction of spherical particles under Quincke rotation", Physical Review E, 87 043014 (2013)
  • A. Bricard, J.-B. Caussin, D. Das, C. Savoie, V. Chikkadi, K. Shitara, O. Chepizhko, F. Peruani, D. Saintillan, D. Bartolo, "Emergent vortices in populations of colloidal rollers", Nature Communications, 6 7470 (2015).
  • D. Das and D. Saintillan, "A nonlinear small-deformation theory for transient droplet electrohydrodynamics",
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics
    , 810 225-253 (2017).
  • D. Das and D. Saintillan, "Electrohydrodynamics of viscous drops in strong electric  fields: Numerical simulations",
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics (
    under review), (2017).