Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Mukherjee received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2007. Prior to Ph.D. studies, he worked as an engineer for four years at Fluent India Pvt. Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of Fluent Inc., currently Ansys, Inc. Immediately before coming to Purdue he was an Assistant Professor and Morris E. Foster Faculty Fellow of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M; University (TAMU). Before joining TAMU in 2012, he worked for four years at the U.S. Department of Energy Labs; as a staff scientist (2009-2011) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and as a Director’s research fellow (2008-2009) at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
He received the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Young Leaders Award, American Ceramic Society Future Leaders recognition, and Texas A&M; Engineering Young Faculty Award.
His research interests are focused on mesoscale physics and stochastics of physicochemical transport, chemistry and microstructure interactions, including an emphasis in the broad spectrum of energy storage and conversion.