Dr. Seim Timung

Dr. Seim Timung

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

B.Tech (Chemical Engineering), Gauhati University, Assam

M.Tech (Chemical Engineering), specialization in Petroleum Refinery Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam

Ph.D (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam 

Area of Specialization : 

PDMS based microchannel fabrication, Experiments and simulations on electric field induced two-phase flow in microfluidic channels, Microfluidic based energy harvesting, and Synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles. 

Subjects taught:

Chemical process technology – 1 and 2, Mechanical operations, Petroleum refining and petrochemicals, Numerical methods for chemical engineering, Engineering chemistry, and presently (Jan, 2019) teaching Particulate technology. 

Research & Publications: 

International Journals-

S. Timung and T. K. Mandal, Prediction of flow pattern of gas–liquid flow through circular microchannel using probabilistic neural network, Applied Soft Computing, 2013, 13 (4), 1674–1685. 

S. Timung, V. Tiwari, A. K. Singh, T. K. Mandal, D. Bandyopadhyay, Capillary force mediated flow patterns and non-monotonic pressure drop characteristics of oil-water microflows, Can. J. Chem. Eng., 2015, 93, 1736–1743. 

Sharma, J. Chaudhuri, V. Kumar, S. Timung, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, Digitization of two-phase flow patterns in a microchannel induced by an external AC field, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 29545–29551. 

S. Timung, J. Chaudhuri, M. P. Borthakur, T. K. Mandal, G. Biswas, and D. Bandyopadhyay, Electric field mediated spraying of miniaturized droplets inside microchannel, Electrophoresis, 2016, 38, 1450–1457.  

J. Chaudhuri, S. Timung, C. B. Dandamudi, T. K. Mandal, and D. Bandyopadhyay, Discrete electric field mediated droplet splitting in microchannels: fission, cascade, and Rayleigh modes, Electrophoresis, 2017, 38, 278–286. 

International Conferences

S. Timung, V. Kumar, A. K. Singh, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, Citrate-Stabilized Silver Nanoparticles Synthesis in Continuous-Flow Microreactor, International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, 2013. 

S. Timung, V. Tiwari, A. K. Singh, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, Interfacial tension induced flow transitions in the two-phase flow inside microchannels, 22th National and 11th International ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, 2013. 

S. Timung, A. Sharma, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, Field induced flow behaviors of oil-water flow inside microfluidic channels, International Conference on MEMS and Sensors, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 2014. (Best paper award) 

J. Chaudhuri, S. Timung, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, computational study of transition of oil-water flow morphology due to sudden contraction in microfluidic channel, COMSOL Conference, Bangalore, India, 2014. 

S. Kumar, M. Bhattacharjee, S. Timung, A. K. Singh, T. K. Mandal, A. K. Dasmahapatra and D. Bandyopadhyay, Marangoni effect induced droplet motion for energy harvesting, emerging materials: characterization & application, CSIR-CGCRI, Kolkata, India, 2014.

Book Published (if any)

Identification of flow pattern in microchannel using ANN, S. Timung, T. K. Mandal, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2013. (ISBN: 978-3-659-39774-5)

Patents

M. Bhattacharjee, S. Timung, T. K. Mandal and D. Bandyopadhyay, Microfluidic Electrical Energy Harvester, 2016, Indian Patent, 201631036408 A.

Mitradip Bhattacharjee, Seim Timung, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, and Tapas Kumar Mandal, "A MICROFLUIDIC ELECTRICAL ENERGY HARVESTER", International patent status: PCT Appl.No. PCT/IN2017/050364 dated 29-08-2017.

Rewards & Recognition

Best paper award (International conference on MEMS and sensors, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)