Sibendu Som received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Ill, USA, in 2009. He served as a Postdoctoral Appointee at Argonne National Laboratory for 1.5 years. Currently, Dr. Som works as a Research Engineer and Principal Investigator at the Center of Transportation Research at Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Ill, USA, which is a Department of Energy Lab. His research focus is on the development of nozzle-flow, spray, and combustion models for drop-in biofuels, high-performance computing for internal combustion engine applications, and combustion chemistry. Dr. Som serves as a Session Organizer for ASME (Internal Combustion Engine Division), The Combustion Institute, and Engine Combustion Network meetings. He also participates actively in Society of Automotive Engineers and International Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems meetings. Recently he has also been invited as a Guest Speaker at the Indo-US Science and Technology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science forums. Dr. Som has authored more than 18 journal and 35 conference papers and one book chapter in the book Fuel Injection in Automotive Engineering.
Biography Updated on 31 January 2013