The twenty-5th G. D. Birla Award for scientific studies for 2015 has been offered to Prof. Sanjay Mittal from the department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of era, Kanpur.
Prof. Mittal’s huge contributions have been inside the location of Bluff body Flows — flows beyond bluntour bodies related to large unsteady separation and leading to big fluid forces. He was instrumental insetting up the high performance Computing (HPC) facility at IIT Kanpur and heads the national Wind Tunnel Facility.
Prof. Mittal also works within the area of sports activities aerodynamics and his institution changed intocapable of carry out the aerodynamic difference between a duck-feather and synthetic shuttle cock. they have additionally been looking at the aerodynamics of the swing and reverse-swing of a cricket ball.
The G.D.Birla Award become instituted in 1991 by way of the okay.k.Birla basis.