Dr. Seim Timung

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale (DOJ - 24.09.2018, Regular)

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

M.Tech (Chemical Engineering), specialization in Petroleum Refinery Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Assam

Ph.D (Chemical Engineering), IIT 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

  • 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)


  • 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)