Vijai Shankar Bhavani Shankar

PhD Student

Ph.D. Student


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Research Interests

Investigation of Chemical Kinetics of Gasoline Surrogate components as well as potential bio-fuels using experimental tools such as Jet-Stirred Reactors (JSR) coupled to Molecular Beam Mass Spectroscopy and Internal Combustion engines operated in HCCI mode.

Selected Publications

  • A computational methodology for formulating gasoline surrogate fuels with accurate physical and chemical kinetic properties
       A. Ahmed, G. Goteng, V.S. B. Shankar, K. Al-Qurashi, W. L. Roberts, S. M. Sarathy
       Fuel 03/2015; 143:290-300 (2014)
  • Comparison of Jet Fuel produced by Shale oil and Biomass: Manufacturing, Emission and Performance
       V. S. B. Shankar, B.Khandelwal
      AIAA - 11th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference - 10/2013


  • M.Sc. Aerodynamics and Aerostructures, University of Sheffield, 2013
  • B.Tech, Automobile Engineering, SRM University, 2012

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center

Research Interests Keywords

Fuels and combustion

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