Dr. P.S. Prasanth

Assistant Professor

Area of interest:

  • Gas Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Mechanics


  • Prasanth P.S., Kakkassery J.K., Direct simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC): A numerical method for transition-regime flows–A review, Journal of Indian Institute of Science, 86, pp. 169–192, 2006.
  • Prasanth P.S., Kakkassery J.K., Molecular models for simulation of rarefied gas flows using direct simulation Monte Carlo method, Fluid Dynamics Research, 40(4), pp. 233–252, 2008.
  • Prasanth P.S., Kakkassery J.K., Vijayakumar R., A Variable hard sphere based phenomenological inelastic collision model for rarefied gas flow simulations by the DSMC method, Fluid Dynamics Research, 44(025503), 25pp, 2012.

Professional Memberships:



Worked as Assistant Professor (Contract) in Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India from August 2018.

Job Profile:    Teaching

Worked as Ad hoc Faculty in the National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kozhikode, Kerala, India from January 2015 to May 2018.

Job Profile:    Teaching

Worked as Associate Professor in Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai, India from July 2012 to May 2014.

Job Profile:       Teaching, Guiding and Mentoring.


Worked as Assistant Engineer in Kerala Water Authority (Govt. of Kerala), Kozhikode, Kerala, India from January 2009 to July 2012.

Job Profile:    Investigation, Planning and Design of Water Supply Schemes.


Worked as Senior Development Engineer in Ashok Leyland Ltd., Chennai, Tamil Nadu India from August 2000 to July 2002.

Job Profile:    Design and Development in Transmission Area.