Shanti Bhushan

(photo by Russ Houston / Mississippi State University)Assistant Professor and CAVS Associate Director
Office: 213 Carpenter
Email: bhushan@me.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-1202
Google Scholar Citation

Education

B.E., Civil Engineering, 1994-1998, Bengal Engineering College, Howrah, India.
M.Tech., Aerospace Engineering, 1998-2000, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2000-2003, Mississippi State University, USA.

Experience Record

2015-present –  Assistant Prof., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State Univ.
6/2015- 8/2015 –Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow, Eglin Air Force Base, FL, US.
2011-2015 –   Assistant/Associate Research Prof., CAVS, Mississippi State Univ.
8/2013-9/2013 – Visiting Summer Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Lab, Argonne, IL.
2009-11 – Adjunct Assist. Research Prof., Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Iowa
2009-11 – Associate Research Scientist, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, Univ. of Iowa
2006-09 –Assist. Research Scientist, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, Univ. of Iowa
2005-06 – Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University.
2003-05  – Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Computational Simulation and Design Center (ERC), Mississippi State University.

Specialty Areas

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Transition and Turbulence modeling
  • Immersed Boundary and Overset Grid Methods
  • Numerical/Modeling Uncertainty Quantification
  • High Performance Computing
  • Applications: Aerospace, Ship Hydrodynamics, Atmospheric flows, Biofluids

Honors and Awards

  • Nominated for Mississippi State University Faculty Research Award, 2015
  • NVIDIA Corporation awarded Tesla K20 to support the research “Development of Hybrid CPU/GPU Pseudo-Spectral Solver for Direct Numerical Simulations of Flat-Plate Boundary Layer Bypass Transition” under NVIDIA Hardware Donation Program, Fall 2013.
  • Selected for Argonne Training Program on Extreme Scale Computing (ATPESC), Argonne National Lab., July 28 – August 9, 2013.
  • Best paper award (2nd Prize) Robertson E., Bhushan S., and Walters D.K., Two- and Three-Dimensional Laminar and Turbulent Flow Simulations Using OpenFOAM, 2013 Region II AIAA Student Conference, 2013.
  • Poster “Development of a Graphical User Interface for Wall-Bounded and Free-Shear Turbulent Flows” by M. Borse, Faculty Advisors: Bhushan S. and Walters D.K., Awarded: 1st Prize LSU Undergraduate Research Conference, October 2012.
  • Poster “Large Eddy Simulation of Channel and Jet Flows,” by P. Mitra and M. Borse, Faculty Advisors: Bhushan S. and Walters D.K., Awarded:
  • 3rd Prize at American Society of Engineering Education Conference, April 2012
  • 1st Prize MSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, July 2012
  • Honda Barrier Fellowship and Barrier Graduate Engineering Scholarship, 2001-2003 at Mississippi State University.
  • MHRD scholarship for graduate studies, 1998-2000 at IIT Kharagpur, India.

Publications:
Journals

  • Robertson E., V. Chaudhary, Bhushan S. and DK Walters. Verification and Validation of OpenFOAM Numerical Methods and Turbulence Models for Incompressible Flows. In press Computers and Fluids, 2015.
  • Walters, DK., Adedoyin, AA and Bhushan, S. Evaluation of turbulence model and numerical scheme combinations for practical Finite-volume Large Eddy Simulations, in press Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 2015.
  • Stern, M., Yang, J., Wang, Z., Hosseini H-S., Mousaviraad, M., Bhushan S., et al. Recent progress in CFD for naval architecture and ocean engineering, J. Hydrodynamics, 27(1): 1-23, 2015.
  • Sadasivuni R., Bhushan S. and Cooke W.H., Convection–Diffusion Model for the Prediction of Anthropogenically-Initiated Wildfire Ignition, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 5(4): 274-295, 2014
  • Bhushan S. and Walters D.K., Development of a Parallel Pseudo-Spectral Solver Using the Influence Matrix Method and Application to Boundary Layer Transition, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, 8(1), 2014.
  • Bhushan, S. and Walters DK., “Dynamic Coefficient Evaluation for an Algebraic Subgrid Stress Model Using a Scale-Variant Approach,” International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids 74 (3): 169-188, 2014.
  • Bhushan, S., Alam MF and Walters D.K., Evaluation of Hybrid RANS/LES Models for Prediction of Flow Around the DARPA SUBOFF Geometry, Computers and Fluids88: 834-849,
  • Walters DK., Bhushan S., F. Alam, and D. Thompson, Investigation of a Dynamic Hybrid RANS/LES Modeling Methodology for Finite-Volume CFD Simulations, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 91 (3): 643-667, 2013.
  • Bhushan S., Walters DK., Burgreen, G., “Transitional and turbulent flow simulations in FDA’s benchmark nozzle and capillary tube,” Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 4(4): 408-426, 2013.
  • Stern, M., Yang, J., Wang, Z., Hosseini H-S., Mousaviraad, M., Bhushan S., Xing, T. Computational Ship Hydrodynamics: Nowadays and Way Forward, International Shipbuilding Progress. 60(1-4): 3 – 105, 2013.
  • Sadasivuni R., Cooke W.H. and Bhushan S., “Wildfire risk prediction in southeastern Mississippi using population interaction” Ecological Modeling, 251: 297-306, 2013.
  • Carrica P.M., Ismail F., Hyman H., Bhushan S. and Stern F., “Turn and Zigzag Maneuvers of a Surface Combatant Using a URANS Approach with Dynamic Overset Grids,” Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 18 (2): 166-181, 2013.
  • Xing T., Bhushan, S., and Stern F., “Unsteady Vortical Flow and Turbulent Structures for a Tanker Hull Form at Large Drift Angles, Ocean Engineering, 55: 23–43,
  • Bhushan S., Xing, T. and Stern, F. “Vortical structures and Instability analysis for Athena wetted transom flow with full-scale validation,” Journal of Fluids Engineering, 134, 031201, 2012.
  • Bhushan S. and Walters DK. “A dynamic hybrid RANS/LES modeling framework,” Physics of Fluids, 24, 015103, 2012.
  • Bhushan S., Doctors, L. J., and Stern, F., “Verification and Validation of URANS wave resistance for Air Cushion Vehicles, including comparison with linear theory,” Journal of Ship Research, 55(4), 2011.
  • Bhushan S., Carrica, P., Yang, J. and Stern, F., “Scalability and Validation Study for Large Scale Surface Combatant Computations Using CFDShip-Iowa,” The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 25(4), 2011.
  • Bhushan S., Xing, T., Carrica, PM. and Stern, F. “Model- and full-scale URANS simulations of Athena resistance, powering and seakeeping, and 5415 maneuvering,” Journal of Ship Research, 53(4): 179-198, 2009.
  • Bhushan S. and Barros, “A numerical study to investigate the relationship between moisture convergence patterns and the spatial distribution of orographic precipitation features,” J. Hydrometeorology, 8(6): 1264-1284, 2007.
  • Bhushan “A proposed modification to the dynamic approach,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 54: 1075-1095, 2007.
  • Bhushan S. and Warsi, ZUA. “Large Eddy Simulation of free shear flow using algebraic model,” Computers and Fluids, 36: 1384-1397, 2007.
  • Bhushan S. Warsi, ZUA. and Walters, DK., “Estimating backscatter in subgrid scale turbulence through algebraic modeling,” AIAA Journal, 44(4): 837-847, 2006.
  • Walters DK. and Bhushan S. “A note on spectral energy transfer for multiscale eddy viscosity models in LES,” Physics of Fluids, 17(11): 118102, 2005.
  • Bhushan S. and Warsi ZUA. “Large Eddy Simulation of turbulent channel flow using an algebraic model,” International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids 49: 489-519, 2005.

Book Chapter

  • Stern, F., Bhushan, S., Hosseini H-S., and Mousaviraad, M. “Analysis of G2010 Results for Seakeeping Test Cases 4a,b,c, 2.4, and 3.5,” Proceedings of Gothenburg 2010: A Workshop on CFD in Ship Hydrodynamics, Dec. 8-10 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.R
  • Bhushan S., T. Xing, M. Visonneau, J. Wackers, G. Deng, F. Stern and L. Larsson, Post Workshop Computations and Analysis for KVLCC2 and 5415. Chapter 7, pp. 265-318 in Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics: An assessment of the Gothenburg 2010 Workshop. Editors: Lars Larsson, Frederick Stern, Michel Visonneau, Spinger, 2014. ISBN: 978-94-007-7188-8
  • Stern F., Hosseini H-S., Mousaviraad M., Bhushan S., Evaluation of Seakeeping, Predictions. Chapter 4, pp. 141-202 in Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics: An assessment of the Gothenburg 2010 Workshop. Editors: Lars Larsson, Frederick Stern, Michel Visonneau, Spinger, 2014. ISBN: 978-94-007-7188-8.

Reports

  • Bhushan, S., Yoon, H., Stern, F., Guilmineau, E., Visonneau, M., Toxopeus, S., Simonsen, C., Aram, S., Kim, S.E. Grigoropoulos, G., and K. Petterson. “CFD Validation for Surface Combatant 5415 Straight Ahead and Static Drift 20 Degree Conditions.” IIHR Report #493, 2015.
  • Bhushan, S. Turbulence Generation and Energy Transfer Mechanism in Boundary Layer Transition using Direct Numerical Simulation.  AF SFFP Summer Research Report, 2015.

Selected Conference Papers (Out of 45+)

  • Bhushan, S., Borse, M., Robinson, B and Walters, DK. Turbulent Simulations of Particle Deposition in Feline Aorta Flow for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Heart Conditions. AJK2015-04688, Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2015.
  • Bhushan, S., Yoon, H. and Stern, F. Large grid simulations of surface combatant flow at straight- ahead and static drift conditions, 27th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Parallel CFD2015, Montreal, CA.
  • Bhushan S. and Pasiliao, CL. Turbulence Generation and Energy Transfer Mechanism in Boundary Layer Transition using Direct Numerical Simulation. AFRL Mathematical Modeling and Optimization Institute 3rd Annual Meeting, UF REEF, FL. July 27-31, 2015.
  • Bhushan, S., Yoon, H., Stern, F., Guilmineau, E., Visonneau, M., Toxopeus, S., Simonsen, C., Aram, S., Kim, S.E. Grigoropoulos, G., and K. Petterson. 2015. “Verification and Validation of CFD for Surface Combatant 5415 for Straight Ahead and 20 Degree Static Drift Conditions.” 2015 World Maritime Technology Conference, Rhode Island, USA.
  • Egeberg TF, Yoon H, Stern F, Pettersen B and Bhushan S. 3D measurements of vortex shedding from a ship hull by means of tomographic PIV. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering OMAE2014, June 8-13, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  • Yoon, H., Gui, L., Bhushan, S. and Stern, F. “Tomographic PIV Measurements For Surface Combatant 5415 Straight Ahead and Static Drift 10 and 20 Degree Conditions.” 30th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 2-7 November 2014
  • Bhushan S., Walters, DK., Merzari, E. and Obabko, A. Implementation and validation of a hybrid RANS/LES model in the spectral element solver nek5000. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting FEDSM2014, August 3-7, 2014, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Robertson E., Chitta, V, Walters DK and Bhushan S. On the vortex breakdown phenomenon in high angle of attack flows over delta wing geometries. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2014 November 14-20, 2014, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Borse, S. Bhushan and DK. Walters. Laminar/transition/turbulent flow simulations of aortic thromboembolism in feline Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. 10th Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, October 23-25, 2014, Starkville, MS, USA.
  • Robertson E., Chitta, V, Bhushan S. and Walters DK. Turbulent and vortical structure analysis of the vortex breakdown phenomenon over delta. 10th Mississippi State Conference on Differential Equations and Computational Simulations, October 23-25, 2014, Starkville, MS, USA.
  • Bhushan S. and McLaurin D., Uncertainty Quantification of Hybrid RANS/LES Simulations Using Turbulence-Length-Scale-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement. 12th U.S. National Congress for Computational Mechanics, USNCCM12-373, 2013.
  • Robertson E., Bhushan S., and Walters D.K., Two- and Three-Dimensional Laminar and Turbulent Flow Simulations Using OpenFOAM, 2013 Region II AIAA Student Conference, 2013.
  • Bhushan S., Walters DK., Barros A and Nogueira M. “Spectral Gap Energy Transfer in Atmospheric Boundary Layer,” AGU, San Francisco, 3-7 Dec. 2012.
  • Mousaviraad S.M., Bhushan S. and Stern F., “CFD Prediction of Free-Running SES/ACV Deep and Shallow Water Maneuvering and Course-Keeping in Calm Water and Waves.” Abstract submitted: MARSIM, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, 23-27 April 2012.
  • Bhushan S., Stern, F. and Doctors, L.J., “T-Craft Calm Water Resistance and Motions, and Seakeeping in Regular Waves,” 11th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, September 26-29, Hawaii, 2011.
  • Bhushan S., Hanaoka A., Yang, J. and Stern, F., Wall-Layer Modeling for Cartesian Grid Solver Using an Overset Boundary Layer Orthogonal Curvilinear Grid, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2011.
  • Drazen, Fulletron, Fu, Beale, O’Shea, Bruker, Dommermuth, Wyatt, Bhushan, Carrica and Stern, “A comparison of model-scale experimental measurements and computational predictions for a large transom-stern wave,” 28th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Pasadena, California, 12-17 September 2010.
  • Yang, J., Bhushan, et al., “Large eddy simulation of ship flows with wall-layer models on Cartesian grids,” 27th Proceedings of the Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 2008.
  • Wyatt, Fu, Taylor, Terrill, Xing, Bhushan, O’Shea and Dommermuth “A comparison of full-scale experimental measurements and computational predictions of the transom-stern wave of the R/V Athena I,” 27th Proceedings of the Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, 2008.
  • Adedoyin AA., Walters DK. and Bhushan “Assessment of modeling and discretization error in finite-volume large eddy simulations,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2006-14918, 2006.
  • Prabhu R., Brewer W., Thompson D.S. and Bhushan S., “Computational Study of Vortex-Vortex Interactions,” The Sixth Mississippi State – UAB Conference on Differential Equations & Computational Simulations, 2005.
  • Walters DK. and Bhushan S. “Specification of Time-Dependent Inlet Boundary Conditions for LES, VLES, and DES of Turbulent Flow,” 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,