Veeraraghava Raju Hasti

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti

Research Assistant Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Purdue University, '19
  • M.S. Purdue University, '16

Research Interests

  • Application of Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Modeling, Analysis, Optimization, and Control
  • Physics Informed Machine Learning and Reduced-Order Modeling
  • Turbulence, Combustion, Sprays, and Particle Laden Flows
  • Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and High-Performance Computing
  • Energy Systems Modeling, Multi-Criteria Analysis and Decision Making
  • Renewable Energy and Smart Energy Systems

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2022 Impact Award, Gas Turbine Engines Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2022.
  • Vice Chair, Gas Turbine Engines Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), 2022
  • Technical Discipline Chair, Gas Turbine Engines, Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (2022 AIAA SciTech Forum), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2022.
  • Outstanding Engineering Teacher Recognition, College of Engineering, Purdue University, Jan 2021.
  • Research featured in the “HPCWire Highlights” under “What’s New in HPC Research” January 2020.
  • Faculty Advisor, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Chapter, Purdue University, 2020-
  • Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering, Purdue University, 2020
  • Gordon C. Oates Air Breathing Propulsion Graduate Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation, 2019
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award, The Graduate School, Purdue University, 2019
  • School of Mechanical Engineering Nominee for the Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award, Purdue University, 2019
  • Computational Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship, Office of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (OIGP), Purdue University, 2019
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award, College of Engineering, Purdue University, 2019
  • Best Poster Award, Sustainable Economy and Planet Poster Competition, Ideas Festival, 150 Years Celebrations at Purdue University, 2019
  • Chair, Membership Subcommittee, Gas Turbine Engines Technical Committee, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2019-2022
  • Founder, President, Society for Artificial Intelligence (SAI) at Purdue, 2019-2020
  • Founder, President, Engineering Academic Career Club (EACC), Purdue University, 2018-2019
  • Certificate of Recognition for leadership and initiatives for promoting the applied mathematics, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), 2017
  • President, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Chapter, Purdue University, 2016-2017
  • Vice President, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Chapter, Purdue University, 2015-2016
  • Outstanding Engineer Award, Honeywell, 2013
  • Technical Excellence Award, Honeywell, 2011
  • Team Excellence Award, Honeywell, 2009
  • Individual Excellence Award, Honeywell, 2007
  • 1st Rank (National level) in Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Induction Training Program, 2004
  • Young Engineer Fellowship, Indian Institute of Science, 2001

Selected Publications

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti and Dongyun Shin, “Denoising and fuel spray droplet detection from light-scattered images using deep learning”, Energy and AI, Volume 7, January 2022, 100130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2021.100130

Ali Lafzi, Miad Boodaghi, Siavash Zamani, Niyousha Mohammadshafie, and Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, “Analysis of the effectiveness of face-coverings on the death ratio of COVID-19 using machine learning”, Scientific Reports, 2021, 11(1), pp.1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-01005-y

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Prithwish Kundu, Sibendu Som, Sang Hee Won, Frederick L. Dryer, and Jay P. Gore, “Computation of Conventional and Alternative Jet Fuel Sensitivity to Lean Blowout”, Journal of the Energy Institute, December 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2021.12.006

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Prithwish Kundu, Sibendu Som, and Jay P. Gore,"Numerical Simulations and Analysis of the Turbulent Flow Field in a Practical Gas Turbine Engine Combustor", Proc IMechE Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 2021, pp 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1177/09576509211063255

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Abhishek Navarkar, and Jay P. Gore, "A data-driven approach using machine learning for early detection of the lean blowout", Energy and AI, Volume 5, September 2021, 100099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2021.100099

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Robert P. Lucht, and Jay P. Gore, "Large-eddy simulation of hydrogen piloted CH4 / air premixed combustion with CO2 dilution", Journal of the Energy Institute, Volume 93, Issue 3, June 2020, Pages 1099-1109 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2019.10.004

Abhishek Navarkar, Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Elihu Deneke, and Jay P. Gore. "A data-driven model for thermodynamic properties of a steam generator under cycling operation." Energy, Volume 211, November 2020, 118973. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.118973

Mohammad Feyz, Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Jay P. Gore, Razi Nalim, "Analytical and numerical study of near-field ignition of H2/Air by injection of hot gas", Combustion and Flame, Volume 219, September 2020, Pages 373-383.

Mohammad Feyz, Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Jay P. Gore, A. Chowdhury, Razi Nalim, "Scalar Predictors of Premixed Gas Ignition by a Suddenly-starting Hot Jet", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 44, Issue 42, Pp:23793-23806, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.07.066

Mohammad Feyz, Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, Jay P. Gore, Razi Nalim, "Large Eddy Simulation of Hot Jet Ignition in Moderate and High-Reactivity Mixtures", Computers and Fluids, 183, pp:28???37, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2019.03.014

Mohammad Feyz, Razi Nalim, Veeraraghava Raju Hasti, and Jay P. Gore, "Modeling and analytical solution of the near-field entrainment in starting turbulent jets", AIAA Journal, pp: 1-8, 2019, 2019 https://doi.org/10.2514/1.J057612

Veeraraghava Raju Hasti and Roddam Narasimha, "Limiting cross-flow velocity below which heat flux is determined by natural convection laws", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol 46, No.25, pp: 4975 - 4978, 2003 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0017-9310(03)00334-X

Book Chapters


Chapter VIII - Spray characteristics of Conventional and Alternative Fuels, Fuel Effects on Operability of Aircraft Gas Turbine Combustors, Edited by Meredith Colket and Joshua Heyne, ISBN: 978-1-62410-603-3, Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2021. https://doi.org/10.2514/4.106040

Chapter IX - CFD Modeling of Lean Blowout and Ignition Fuel Sensitivity, Fuel Effects on Operability of Aircraft Gas Turbine Combustors, Edited by Meredith Colket and Joshua Heyne, ISBN: 978-1-62410-603-3, Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2021. https://doi.org/10.2514/4.106040