Harish Ganesh


Assistant Research Scientist, 111A NAME, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Bio





Dr. Ganesh's research interests lie primarily in the field of fluid dynamics with focus on hydrodynamic cavitation and experimental methods. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2014, Masters in Aerospace sciences from Univeristy of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2009, and under-graduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, India in 2005.

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Research Areas



Hydrodynamic cavitation, Experimental methods such a PIV, radiation based measurements techniques, compressible gas-liquid flows, data-driven analyis and augmentation of dense/noisy experimental datasets



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Publications


Peer-reviewed Journals

  1. Wu, J., Deijlen, L., Bhatt, A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Cavitation dynamics and vortex shedding in the wake of a bluff body", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 917, April, 2021

  2. Bhatt, A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Cavitating Flow Behind a Backward Facing Step", International Journal of Multiphase Flows,139, June 2021

  3. Barwey, S., Ganesh, H., Hassanaly., M., Raman, V., and Ceccio, S. L., "Data-based analysis of multimodal partial cavity shedding dynamics", Experiments in Fluids, 61, 1-21, 2020

  4. Ganesh, H., Bhatt, A., and Ceccio, S. L., "Effect of compressibility on bubbly cavitating flows", Journal of Hydrodynamics, 32, 1-5, 2020

  5. Barbaca, L., Pearce, P. W., Ganesh., H., Ceccio, S. L., and Brandner, P. A., "On the unsteady behaviour of cavity flow over a two-dimensional wall-mounted fence", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 874, 483-525, 2019

  6. Wu, J., Ganesh., H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Multi-modal partial cavity shedding on a NACA0015 hydrofoil and its relation to the presence of bubbly shocks", Experiments in Fluids, 60-66, 2019

  7. Ganesh., H., Makiharju., S., and Ceccio, S. L., "Bubbly shock propagation as a mechanism of shedding in separated cavitating flows", Journal of Hydrodynamics Ser. B, 29-6, pp. 907-916, 2017

  8. Makiharju., S., Ganesh., H., and Ceccio, S. L., "The dynamics of partial cavitation formation, shedding, and the influence of dissolved and injected non-condensable gas", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 829, pp. 420-458, 2017

  9. Ganesh, H., Makiharju., S., and Ceccio, S. L., "Bubbly shock propagation as a mechanism for sheet-to-cloud transition of partial cavities", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 802, pp. 37-78, 2016

  10. Lee, I. H., Mäkiharju, S. A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Scaling of Gas Diffusion Into Limited Partial Cavities", Journal of Fluids Engineering,138(5), 05130, 2016

  11. Ganesh, H., Schot, J., and Ceccio, S. L., "Stationary cavitation bubbles forming in a delta wing vortex", Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, 127102, 2014

  12. Chang, N., Ganesh, H., Yakushiji, R., and Ceccio, S. L., "Tip vortex cavitation suppression by active mass injection", Journal of Fluids Engineering, vol.133, pp.111301-1-11, 2011


Conference Proceedings

  1. Knister, D., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Measurement of pressure drop leading to cavitation inception during the interaction of a pair of line vortices”, 34th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Washinton D. C., USA, June 26 - July 1, 2022

  2. Lucido, N., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “A time-resolved 3-D X-ray computed tomography system to study optically opaque multiphase flows”, 34th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Washinton D. C., USA, June 26 - July 1, 2022

  3. Ganesh, H., Bhatt, A., and Ceccio, S. L., “Influence of tunnel blockage on the partial cavity dynamics of cavitating NACA0015 hydrofoils”, 34th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Washinton D. C., USA, June 26 - July 1, 2022

  4. Ganesh, H., Bhatt, A., and Ceccio, S. L., “Liquid Re-entrant Flow and Bubbly Shock Induced Partial Cavity Shedding on a NACA0015 Hydrofoil”, 19th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Austin, Texas, USA, June. 19 - June 24, 2022

  5. Knister, D., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Volumetric Velocimetry Study of Cavitation Inception in a Pair of Interacting Vortices”, 19th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Austin, Texas, USA, June. 19 - June 24, 2022

  6. Knister, D., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “An Experimental Study of Cavitation Inception Due to Vortex Interaction”, 11th International Symposium of Cavitation, CAV2021, Daejon, Korea (virtual), May. 10 - May 13, 2021

  7. Bhatt, A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Cavitation Dynamics Over a Pitching Hydrofoil”, 11th International Symposium of Cavitation, CAV2021, Daejon, Korea (virtual), May. 10 - May 13, 2021

  8. Lucido, N.A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “A High-Speed Limited Angle Tomography System for Optically Opaque Multiphase Flows”, 11th International Symposium of Cavitation, CAV2021, Daejon, Korea (virtual), May. 10 - May 13, 2021

  9. Bhatt, A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Cavitation Behind a Backward Facing Step”, 33rd Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Osaka, Japan (virtual), May. 31 - June 5, 2020

  10. Knister, D., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Experimental Study of Cavitation Inception During the Interaction of Vortices”, 33rd Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Osaka, Japan (virtual), May. 31 - June 5, 2020

  11. Ganesh, H., Bhatt, A., Wu, J., Deijlen, L., and Ceccio, S. L., “Effect of Compressibility on Cavitating Bubbly Flows”, 10th International Conference on Multi-Phase Flows, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May. 19 - 24, 2019

  12. Xu, K., Ganesh, H., Makiharju, S., and Ceccio, S. L., “A High-Speed X-ray Tomography System for Optically Opaque Multiphase Flows ”, 10th International Conference on Multi-Phase Flows, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May. 19 - 24, 2019

  13. Bhatt, A., Wu, J., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Spatially Resolved X-ray Void-fraction Measurments of a Cavitating NACA0015 Hydrofoil”, 32nd Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Hamburg, Germany, Aug. 05 - 10, 2018

  14. Ganesh, H, Deijlen, L., Bhatt, A., Wu, J., and Ceccio, S. L., “Cavitation Dynamics in Wakes Behind Bluff Bodies”, 32nd Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Hamburg, Germany, Aug. 05 - 10, 2018

  15. Wu, J., Bhatt, A., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Synchronized X-ray Densitometry and Surface Pressure Measurements on a Cavitating NACA0015 Hydrofoil to Estimate Bubbly Shock Properties”, CAV 2018, 10th International Symposium on Cavitation, Baltimore, Maryland, May. 14 - 16, 2018

  16. Deijlen, L., Bhatt, A., Wu, J., Ganesh, H., and Ceccio, S. L., “Cavitation Dynamics in Wakes Behind Bluff Bodies”, CAV 2018, 10th International Symposium on Cavitation, Baltimore, Maryland, May. 14 - 16, 2018

  17. Ganesh, H., Juliana., W., and Ceccio, S. L., “Investigation of Cavity Shedding Dynamics on a NACA0015 Hydrofoil Using Time Resolved X-ray Densitometry”, 31st Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Monterey, California, Sep. 11 - 16, 2016

  18. Ganesh, H., Makiharju., S., and Ceccio, S. L., “Interaction of a Compressible Bubbly Flow With an Obstacle Placed Within a Shedding Partial Cavity”, 9th International Symposium on Cavitation, Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov. 2015

  19. Ganesh, H., Makiharju., S., and Ceccio, S. L., "Partial Cavity Shedding Due to the Propagation of Shock Waves in Bubbly flows", 30th Symposium of Naval Hydrodynamics, Tasmania, Australia, Nov 2014.

  20. Makiharju., S., Ganesh. H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Effect of gas injection on bubble population downstream of a cavitating wedge", 8th International conference on multiphase flows, May 2013., Jeju, Korea.

  21. Ganesh. H., Paik., B., and Ceccio, S. L., "Cavitation bubbles incepting in delta wing vortices, 9th International conference on Cavitation", Singapore, Aug 2012.

  22. Ganesh. H., Makiharju., S., Paik., B., and Ceccio, S. L., "Investigation of Partial Cavitation and Its Transition to Cloud Cavitation Using Time Resolved X-Ray Densitometry", 29th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Stockholm, Aug. 2012

  23. Ganesh. H., Chang., N., and Ceccio, S. L., "Suppression of Tip vortex cavitation by active mass injection , 7th International conference on Multi-phase flows", Tampa, Florida, May 2010

  24. Chang, N., Yakushiji., R., Ganesh. H., and Ceccio, S. L., "Mechanism and scalability of Tip vortex cavtitation suppression by mass injection", 8th International conference on Cavitation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 2009.

  25. Ganesh, H., Pavanakumar. M., Anandhanarayanan, K., "Store separation dynamics using grid free Euler solver", 24th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics conference, San Francisco, California, June 2006.


Book Chapters

  • Ganesh, H., Juliana., W., and Ceccio, S. L., “Flow-Induced Noise of Shedding Partial Cavitation on a Hydrofoil”, Flow Induced Noise and Vibration Issues and Aspects, State College, Pennsylvania, Apr. 27 - 28, 2017, Springer

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