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Ranjan Ganguly, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Building & Room:

1064 ERF


842 West Taylor Street, MC 251, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 413-7601

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Research Interests

Wettability engineering for heat and mass transfer applications

Capillary-driven surface microfluidics

Magnetic microspheres for microfluidic biosensor applications

Thermomagnetic transport involving ferrofluids

Ferrofluid application for magnetic drug targeting and magnetic fluid hyperthermia

Energy and exergy analysis of power plant systems

Heat transfer and combustion engineering

Selected Publications

  1. Morrissette, J.M., Mahapatra, P.S., Ghosh, A., Ganguly, R., Megaridis, C.M., “Rapid, self-driven liquid mixing on open-surface microfluidic platform,” Scientific Reports, Articles in Press, 2017.
  2. Das, P.K., Islam, N., Santra, A.K., Ganguly, R., “Experimental investigation of thermophysical properties of al2o3–water nanofluid: role of surfactants,” Journal of Molecular Liquids, Articles in Press, 2017
  3. Zhang, B. J., Ganguly, R., Kim, K.J., Lee, C.Y., “Control of pool boiling heat transfer through photo-induced wettability change of titania nanotube arrayed surface,” International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 81: pp. 124 – 130, 2017.
  4. Samanta, A., Modak, N., Datta, A., Ganguly, R., “Separation of magnetic beads in a hybrid continuous flow microfluidic device,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 427: pp. 300 – 305, 2017.

Notable Honors

2008, Young Engineer Award, Indian National Academy of Engineering


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering,
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005

M.S., Heat Power,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2000.

B.S. Power Plant Engineering,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 1995