About Host Institution
The workshop will be held at IIT Madras in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Madras is as old as the Institute itself. With nearly 700 undergraduates, 500 graduate students and over 60 faculty members, the department is the largest in the country and one of the largest in Asia. Over 30 faculty members are actively engaged in teaching and research in the domain of thermo-fluids, which includes two-phase flow, surface wettability, microfluidics, cavitation, boiling, condensation, PCM-based heat sinks, bio-heat transfer, droplet and spray combustion, particle laden flows, biomass gasification, refrigeration and air-conditioning, solar thermal energy, internal combustion engines and turbomachines.
About UCL, UK
University College London (UCL) is a world-leading research university, with over 6,000 research staff committed to engaging with the wider world and changing it for the better. UCL was established in 1826 in order to open up education in England for the first time to students of any race, class or religion. UCL features prominently in any global ranking for top universities and has had 29 Nobel laureates. The topics in this workshop have a strong resonance with the principal themes of the UCL 2034 vision, which targets global grand challenges and pledges UCL’s commitment to actively engage in cross-cutting activities for all-round excellence in sustainability and health. Two of the workshop co-organisers are from UCL Faculty of Engineering Science which has a global recognition as the host of pioneering research in energy and healthcare technologies.