Work Experience

  • Associate Research Scholar, Princeton University                         July 2014 - Present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University                     July 2012 - June 2014
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida                  June 2009 - June 2012
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Central Florida                 Jan 2008 - May 2009
  • Assistant Manager, Tata Motors Limited, Pune, India                     July 2006 - Dec 2007


  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of Central Florida                      2008 - 2012
  • MS (Mechanical Engineering), University of Central Florida                        2008 - 2010
  • BE (Mechanical Engineering), Jadavpur University, India                         2002 - 2006


  • Research Areas: Combustion, Flames, Droplets, Jets
  • Tools: High-speed Imaging, Particle Image Velocimetry, Laser Induced Fluorescence, Interferometry
  • Software: Matlab, Fortran, LabView

Awards and Honors

  • 1st Place in Technical Merit (Title: Journey of Curvature in Wrinkled Flames, Authors: A. Saha, S Yang, C K Law) and 2nd Place in Artistic Merit (Title: Life- Cycle of Air cushion under impacting droplet: Authors: X. Tang, A. Saha, CK Law) in Art Competition, 2017 US-National Combustion Meeting of Combustion Institute
  • George H. Markstein Best Paper Award, 2016 Spring Technical Meeting of the US-Eastern States Section of Combustion Institute (co-authors: S Yang, W Liang, F Wu and CK Law)
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, University of Central Florida, 2013
  • Austin L. Grogan Memorial Scholarship, College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Central Florida, 2009

Professional Services

  • Program Coordinator of 2017 and 2016 Princeton-Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion
  • Session Chair: 2017 US-National Combustion Meeting, 2016 Fall Eastern Section States Meeting
  • Reviewer: Physics of Fluids, Proceedings of Combustion Institute, Chemical Engineering and Science, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Nature Communication, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Combustion Science and Technology

Professional Members

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • Combustion Institute
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