Gopalakrishna N

Dr. Gopalakrishna N

Assistant Professor


  • PhD

    Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

  • PG

    Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

  • UG

    M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, VTU


Total Years of Experience: 2 Year 1 month

  • Shock-Shock Interactions, Shock ‑Shear Layer Interaction over a body
  • Unsteady Shock Oscillation and Pulsation.
  • Study control mechanism on a high speed body
  • Supersonic flows (open and confined jet)
  • Vibration measurement
  • Computational Fluid dynamics.
  • Experimental Stress analysis 

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Investigation of an axis-symmetric spiked Body in a Hypersonic Shock Tunnel

International Paper

  • Gopalakrishna N., Ravindra K.,Nikhil Vijay Shende, Balakrishnan N., 3D high lift flow computations using HiFUN”, International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 222 – 241(2014).DOI: https://​link​.springer​.com/arti…
  • Gopalakrishna Narayana, Saravanan Selvaraj,“Investigation of Modified Spike Blunt Body in a Shock Tunnel at Mach 5.7” (Manuscript submitted to Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets).

International Conference

  • Gopalakrishna Narayana, Saravanan Selvaraj, Unsteady Heat Transfer Measurements on Pulsating and Oscillating Flows in a Mach 8 Shock Tunnel”, 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW32), Singapore on 14 – 19 July 2019.
  • Gopalakrishna N, Saravanan S, Investigation of the Heat transfer in Hypersonic Flow on Modified Spike Blunt Bodies “, 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW31), Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, July 9 – 14, 2017
  • Gopalakrishna N., Balakrishnan N., Yuvaraj Patil, Ravindra K.and Nikhil V. Shende, High lift flow computations using the code HiFUN”, 32nd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 16 – 20 June 2014, Atlanta.

National Conference

  • Gopalakrishna.N, Saravanan. S,” Experimental analysis of unsteady flow over a spiked body in a Ludweig tunnel”, 6th National Symposium on Shock Waves, Indian Institute of Science Madras, February 26 – 28, 2020
  • Gopalakrishna.N, Saravanan. S,“Measurement of Drag on Modified Spike Hemispherical Blunt body”, 5th National Symposium on Shock Waves, TBRL India, Chandigarh, February 26 – 28, 2018
  • Gopalakrishna.N, Saravanan. S, Investigation Double Disk Spike-Blunt Body at Hypersonic speed”, AERES 2018. Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • Best Paper at 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves conference (ISSW32), Singapore on 14 – 19 July 2019