P. BALACHANDRAN (Ph.D., IIT Madras) is a Senior Scientist and a Divisional Head, Propulsion Research Division in LPSC—Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Trivandrum. Dr. Balachandran has an experience of three decades in teaching and conducting research works, and is also a member of various scientific bodies of India. He has published a number of research papers in various national and international journals. Apart from Fluid Mechanics, his areas of interest are Gas Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Refrigeration.
P. BALACHANDRAN, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist and Divisional Head in Indian Space Research Organisation. Earlier, he has worked as an Assistant Professor at TKM College of Engineering, University of Kerala, for about 12 years. He has over 30 years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Balachandran is a member of various scientific bodies in India. He has published a number of research papers in international journals. Besides fluid dynamics, his areas of interest include combustion, heat transfer and refrigeration.