Ashish Kumar Thokchom | Department of Chemical Engineering


Ashish Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Engineering (SoE)
Block-D, Shiv Nadar University
Profile Summary 

Ashish Kumar Thokchom has joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Shiv Nadar University. He received his PhD degree in 2016 from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He was a Postdoctoral Research Professor in Nano-Bio Fluid System Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University (2018-2019). Before he also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Microfluidics & NanoMechatronics lab at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea (2015-2018). His research interests include microfluidics, self-assemble of particles, micro/nanofabrication, crack-photolithography, inkjet printing, triboelectricity, flexible electrode and photonic crystals.

Soft Matter Lab

Educational Qualifications 
B-Tech, Department of Chemical Engineering
TKMCE Kollam, Kerala
M-Tech, Department of Chemical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
PhD, Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam
Work Experience 
Microfluidic and Nanomechatronics Lab,
Postdoctoral Research,
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
nano-Biofluid System Lab,
Postdoctoral Research Professor ,
Korea University
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Arunachal Pradesh
Teaching & Research Interests: 

Fluid dynamics, particle self-assembly, flow visualization, photolithography, photonic crystals structures, piezoelectric materials, flexible electronic devices, inkjet printing, Micro- and bio-fluidics, Evaporating Drops.

Scholarly Activity

Journal Articles

Selected Publications:
SNU Affiliation:
Ashish Kumar Thokchom*, B. J. Medhi, S.K. Majumder and A. Singh. Analysis of circulation reversal and particle transport in evaporating drops. Microgravity Science and Technology 2021, 33 (1), 1-9
* Represented as Corresponding Author.
Before Joining SNU:
Ashish Kumar Thokchom and S. Shin. Dynamical Clustering and band formation of particles in a Marangoni vortexing droplet. Langmuir 2019, 35, 27, 8977-8983.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, S.K. Majumder and A. Singh. Internal fluid motion and particle transport in externally heated sessile droplets. AIChE, 2016, 62, 1308-1321.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, R. Swaminathan, and A. Singh. Fluid flow and particle dynamics inside an evaporating droplet containing live bacteria displaying chemotaxis. Langmuir 2014, 30, 12144–12153.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, A. Gupta, P.J. Jaijus and A. Singh. Analysis of fluid flow and particle transport in evaporating droplets exposed to infrared heating. International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer 2014, 68, 67-77.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Q. Zhou, D.J. Kim, D. Ha and T. Kim. Characterizing self-assembly and deposition behavior of nanoparticles in inkjet-printed evaporating droplets. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2017, 252, 1063–1070.
Q. Zhou, J. G. Park, R. Nie, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, D. Ha, J. Pan, S. I. Seok, and T. Kim. Nanochannel-Assisted Perovskite Nanowires: From Growth Mechanisms to Photodetector Applications. ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 8, 8406-8414.
Q. Zhou, Jun Gyu Park, K.N. Kim, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, J. Bae, J.M. Baik, Taesung Kim. Transparent-Flexible-Multimodal Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Mechanical Energy Harvesting and Self-Powered Sensor Applications. Nano Energy 2018, 48, 471-480.
H.K. Chang, G. T. Chang, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, T. Kim and J. Park. Ultra-fast responsive colloidal–polymer composite-based volatile organic compounds (VOC) sensor using nanoscale easy tear process. Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 5291.
D.J. Kim, D. Ha, Q. Zhou, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, J. Lim, J. Lee and T. Kim. Cracking-assisted Micro-/Nanofluidic Fabrication Platform for Silver Nanobelt Arrays and Nanosensors. Nanoscale 2017, 9, 9622-9630.
Q. Zhou, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, D.J. Kim and T. Kim. Inkjet-printed Ag Micro-/Nanostructures on Cu foil for In-situ Preconcentration and Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering. Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals 2017, 243, 176–183.
B. J. Medhi, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Anugrah Singh and Sadhan Mahapatra. Experimental and computational study on flow over stepped spillway. JMST 2019, 33, 2101-2112.
Peer-reviewed conference proceedings
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Q. Zhou, J. Park, D. Ha and T. Kim. Visualization of microfluid mlow in evaporating droplets for self-assembly control of nanoparticles. Journal of the Visual Information Society of Korea 2017, 75-76.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, J. Park, Q. Zhou, D. Ha, J. Park, K. Lee, and T. Kim. Permanent encapsulation of nanoparticle patterns formed by inkjet printer for transparent and flexible anti-counterfeit applications. Transducers June 18-22, 2017, Kaoshuing, Taiwan.
Q. Zhou, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, D.J. Kim, and T. Kim. Inkjet-printed Ag Micro-/Nanostructure Clusters on Cu Substrates for In-situ Pre-concentration and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Transducers June 18-22, 2017, Kaoshuing, Taiwan
H.K. Chang, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, T. Kim and J. Park Nanoscale easy tear process for ultra-fast responsive colloidal crystal-pdms composite VOCS sensors. Transducers June 18-22, 2017, Kaoshuing, Taiwan.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom and A. Singh. Microflow and particle transport in sessile evaporating droplet on curved surface. MicroTAS 2016, Gyeongju, South Korea.
Ashish Kumar Thokchom, A. Gupta and A. Singh, Dynamics of particle deposition in a heated evaporating droplet containing solute particles. International Conference on Multiphase 26-31 May 2013, Jeju, South Korea.
B. J. Medhi, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, S. Mahapatra and A. Singh. Dynamics of Free surface flow of non-colloidal suspension in stepped channel. International Conference on Multiphase Flow 26-31 May 2013, Jeju, South Korea.