Sourabh Apte

Associate Professor
Contact Information
Rogers 308
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources Science
Willing to Advise Students for: 
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
Primary Areas of Research Interest: 
Surface Water
Current Research Interests: 

Dr. Apte’s research interests are in numerical simulations and modeling of multiphase turbulent flows. The Apte Research Group is currently working on development of advanced numerical algorithms and models for simulations of multiphysics turbulent flows using predictive numerical techniques such as direct and large-eddy simulations. Applications of current interest include bubble-laden cavitating flows, clean coal technology and oxy-coal reactors, solar fuels and biofuel reforming, and particle-laden turbulent flows such as those occur in fluidized beds, sprays, and two-phase microchannel heat sinks. Dr. Apte's research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Office of Naval Research, US Army, and Oregon BEST solar initiative.