Sreenivas Jayanti


Chemical Engineering ,

2006-present: Professor

+91 44 22574168

Research Areas

  • Fuel cells

  • Combustion 

  • Energy systems

Selected Journal Publications

  • Gundlapalli, R; Jayanti, S: Dataset on performance of large-scale vanadium redox flow batteries with serpentine flow fields. Data in Brief, 35 , 2021, ISSN: 23523409. (Type: Journal Article)

  • Gundlapalli, R; Jayanti, S: Effective splitting of serpentine flow field for applications in large-scale flow batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 487 , 2021, ISSN: 03787753. (Type: Journal Article)

  • Rao, P; Jayanti, S: Influence of electrode design parameters on the performance of vanadium redox flow battery cells at low temperatures. Journal of Power Sources, 482 , 2021, ISSN: 03787753. (Type: Journal Article)

  • Gundlapalli, R; Jayanti, S: Case studies of operational failures of vanadium redox flow battery stacks, diagnoses and remedial actions. Journal of Energy Storage, 33 , 2021, ISSN: 2352152X. (Type: Journal Article)

  • Jameel, A G Abdul; Dahiphale, C; Alquaity, A B S; Zahid, U; Jayanti, S: Numerical Simulation of Coal Combustion in a Tangential Pulverized Boiler: Effect of Burner Vertical Tilt Angle. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 2021, ISSN: 2193567X. (Type: Journal Article)

Research Projects

  • Fuel cells, Flow batteries, Computational fluid dynamics, Combustion, Carbon capture and sequestration


  • Fuel Cell With Enhanced Crossflow Serpentine Flow Fields Deshpande Abhijit P. | Haridoss Prathap | Patnaikuni V. Suresh | Jayanti  Sreenivas         Patent No. In301913b  Published Filed 2010-08-27  Published 2018-10-12  

  • A Method Of Ooxy-Fuel Combustion Jayanti Sreenivas | Seepana Sivaji  Indian Institute Of Technology Madras Patent No. In273329b  Completed Filed 2008-12-04  Published 2016-06-03

  •  A novel Heat Exchanger Based On The 3d Space Filling Curve Kumar Saravana G | Sreenivas Jayanti | Arul Prakash K | Vengadesan S | Prasad Bvsss  Indian Institute Of Technology Madras,In Patent No. In201841028799a  Completed Filed 2018-07-31  Published 2020-02-07

  • Flow Regulator For Multi-Feed Fluid Manifolds, Jayanti Sreenivas | Ramesh A  Indian Inst Technology Madras | Indian Institute Of Technology Madras Patent No. In201305845i4 Completed Filed 2013-12-16  Published 2015-09-11

  • A Method Of Ooxy-Fuel Combustion, Sreenivas Jayanti | Sivaji Seepana, Indian Institute Of Technology,In Patent No. In200803057i4  Completed  Filed 2008-12-04  Published 2010-06-11

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2013-2017-Member of Research Council of CSIR-CIMFR, Dhanbad

  • 2015 -Distinguished Seminar Series Lecture, Imperial College, London, UK, June

  • 2009-2012 Dean (Academics), IIT Hyderabad

  • 2006-2009-Associate Editor, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier

  • Reviewer for leading international journals such as AIChE Journal, Chem. Eng. Science,Chem Eng Res Des (ChERD), Int. J Heat Mass Transfer, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, J. Power Sources, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, J. Fuel 

  • 2007-Best presentation award for the paper by M. Siddiqui, T. Swaminathan and S. Jayanti entitled : Modelling approaches for the propagation of dense gas”, at the National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering 2007, Dec. 12-14, 2007, Guwahati, India. 

  • 2007-Best presentation award to the paper by D. Kareemulla and S. Jayanti entitled “Modelling of cross-over effects in direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC)” at the PETROTECH-2007 conference held in New Delhi in January 2007. 

  • 2004-Best presentation award for the paper by S. Jayanti entitled “Modelling requirements for tsunami hazard mapping of Indian coastal zone”, at the Int. Cong. on Chemistry and Environment, Indore, India, Dec. 2005 Best paper award from the CFD Centre, IIT-Madras for CFD-based papers published from IIT-Madras for the year 2004 for the paper A multidimensional model for annular gas-liquid flow, Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 3577-3589 (2004).

  • 2000-Member of the Organizing Committee for the International Symposium on Challenges and New Directions in Computation of Internal Flows, 7-8 January 2000, IIT Madras, Chennai. 

  • 1997-Member of the International Scientific Committee for the International Symposium on Liquid-Liquid Two-phase Flow and Transport Phenomena, 3-7 November, 1997, Antalya, Turkey. 

  • 1991-Ackrill Trophy from Heat Transfer Society, UK.

  • 1991-Newitt Award from Imperial College, London, UK in 1991 for best thesis