Choondal B. Sobhan

National Institute of Technology Calicut, India

Choondal B. Sobhan is a Professor at the School of Nano Science and Technology and at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India. He has also been a Research Collaborator and a Visiting Professor at the Two Phase Heat Transfer Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Dr. Sobhan was a Visiting Faculty Member at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA (2003–2006) and a Visiting Scholar at the Cooling Technologies Research Consortium, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind, USA (1999-2000). He has held postdoctoral research positions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (from 1997 to 1999) and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA (1999). He has also coinvestigated a Microgravity Fluid Physics project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. At present, he continues to perform collaborative research at the international level with Professor G. P. Peterson, the President of the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. Dr. Sobhan earned his Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, in 1990 following his Master of Technology (1986) from the same institute, and a Bachelor of Technology from Regional Engineering College Calicut (1984), which is now the National Institute of Technology, Calicut. He is a Reviewer for more than ten international journals including ASME and AIAA Journals, the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, the Journal of Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, and Elsevier Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology.

Biography Updated on 28 September 2009

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