Harshit Shukla

Assistant Professor


B.Tech (Aerospace Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 

ME (Space Engineering & Rocketry), Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi  


Area of Specialization:

Space Engineering, Rocket Propulsion, MEMS, Propellant Technology, Combustion, Advanced Propulsion Techniques, Aerodynamics


Research & Publications:


International Journals:


Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of a Micro-Electromechanical System (MEMS) Pyrotechnic Thruster for Micro Propulsion Applications, International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical propulsion, Begell House, USA, 16(2): 115-123 (2017), Volume 16, Issue 2, Pp 115-123. 


Thermo-Physical properties of Al2O3/Graphene Nano Platelets-Kerosene nanofluids, Journal of Nanofluids, Manuscript 17-700-R. (review in progress)


International Conferences:


Ignition Characterization of Energetic Materials for MEMS-based Pyro Device, HEMCE-2016, 10th International High Energy Materials Conference and Exhibits at Hyderabad. 


Analytical and Experimental Ignition Studies on a Micro-pyrotechnic System, THERMANS-2016 DAE-BRNS, 20th Symposium & Workshop on Thermal Analysis organized at IIT, BHU, Varanasi.


Optimization of Solid Rocket Propellant for Satellite Application, MARS SUMMIT-2017, Three Days International Conference organized by ACS College of Engineering, Bangalore, 21-23, Feb 2017. 


Comparative Study of RANS Models for Supercritical Liquid Oxygen and Kerosene Combustion, 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum (Paper submitted for review).