A. (Adhyanth) Giri Ajay

A. (Adhyanth) Giri Ajay

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Adhyanth is a PhD candidate at the wind energy section of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft. He obtained a BE in Mechanical Engineering from SSN College of Engineering and Anna University (2018) and an MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University (2020). During his MS, he worked on various high-fidelity methods and reduced-order models for fluid dynamics simulations. His research focused on implementing Fast Fourier Transforms in a direct numerical simulation solver for compressible homogeneous turbulence. After his graduation, he worked as a researcher at the Indian Institute of Technology - Madras for 8 months. Over there, he developed a multi-phase interface capturing technique for compressible flow regimes for  FEST-3D - an open-source, structured, finite element CFD package.

Adhyanth currently investigates the aerodynamic and aeroelastic phenomena that arise in X-shaped Vertical Axis Wind Turbines through numerical methods. His research is a part of the broader EU-H2020 consortium titled  X-ROTOR, which consists University of Strathclyde, TU Delft, CENER, NTNU-Trondheim, University College Cork, and GE–Renewables as partners.

When not rambling about his research, Adhyanth can be found producing realistic pencil sketches, playing classical pieces on the piano, fiddling with photography, or wandering the world.

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