Ravi Samtaney

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Dean, Physical Science and Engineering 

Physical Science and Engineering Division

Fluid and Plasma Simulation Group


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1994
  • B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 1986

Research Interests

Alternative energy, plasma physics, fluid and magnetohydro-dynamics, numerical methods, high-performance computing.

Selected Publications

  • N. F. Loureiro, R. Samtaney , A. A. Schekochihin, D. Uzdensky, Magnetic reconnection and stochastic plasmoid chains in high-Lundquist-number plasmas, vol 19, pp:042303, Physics of Plasmas, 2012.
  • R. Kumar, M. K. Verma, R. Samtaney, Energy transfers and magnetic energy growth in small-scale dynamo, vol. 104(5), pp:54001, European Physics Letters, 2013
  • A. Qamar, R. Samtaney, J. L. Bull, Dynamics of micro-bubble sonication inside a phantom vessel, Physics of Fluids, vol 106, pp:013702-5, Applied Physics Letters, 2013.
  • W. Cheng, R. Samtaney, Power-law versus log-law in wall-bounded turbulence: A large-eddy simulation perspective, vol 26, pp: 011703, Phys. Fluids, 2014.
  • V Wheatley, R Samtaney, DI Pullin, RM Gehre, The transverse field Richtmyer-Meshkov instability in magnetohydrodynamics, 26, pp: 016102, Phys. Fluids, 2014.