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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career:

  • 2019-date  Research assosiate, DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2018-2019 Research assosiate, CEB, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2014-2018 PhD, CEB, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2012-2014 Scientist, Corporate research Lab, 3M
  • 2010-2012 Masters of Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 

Research: 

Rajesh is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. He works at the G. K. Batchelor Laboratory and he is a member of the Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics group. His current research interests are wind driven natural ventilation and thin film interfacial flow problems.  

    Selected Publications: 

    • Bhagat, R.K. and Linden, P.F., 2018. The circular capillary jump. arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.09210.
    • Bhagat, R.K., Jha, N.K., Linden, P.F. and Wilson, D.I., 2018. On the origin of the circular hydraulic jump in a thin liquid film. Journal of Fluid Mechanics851.
    • Bhagat, R.K. and Wilson, D.I., 2016. Flow in the thin film created by a coherent turbulent water jet impinging on a vertical wall. Chemical Engineering Science152, pp.606-623.
    • Bhagat, R.K., Perera, A.M. and Wilson, D.I., 2017. Cleaning vessel walls by moving water jets: Simple models and supporting experiments. Food and bioproducts processing102, pp.31-54.
    • Chandorkar, Y., Bhagat, R.K., Madras, G. and Basu, B., 2014. Cross-linked, biodegradable, cytocompatible salicylic acid based polyesters for localized, sustained delivery of salicylic acid: an in vitro study. Biomacromolecules15(3), pp.863-875.
    • Bhagat, R. and Madras, G., 2013. Thermal and sonochemical degradation kinetics of poly (n‐butyl methacrylate‐co‐alkyl acrylates): Variation of chain strength and stability with copolymer composition. Polymer Engineering & Science53(7), pp.1542-1553.

    Publications

    Effects of ventilation on the indoor spread of COVID-19
    RK Bhagat, MS Davies Wykes, SB Dalziel, PF Linden
    – Journal of Fluid Mechanics
    (2020)
    903,
    f1
    Displacement ventilation: a viable ventilation strategy for makeshift hospitals and public buildings to contain COVID-19 and other airborne diseases.
    RK Bhagat, PF Linden
    – Royal Society open science
    (2020)
    7,
    200680
    The circular capillary jump
    RK Bhagat, PF Linden
    – Journal of Fluid Mechanics
    (2020)
    896,
    a25
    Displacement ventilation: available ventilation strategy for makeshift hospitals and public buildings to contain Covid-19and other airborne diseases
    RK Bhagat, P Linden
    – medRxiv
    (2020)
    2020.04.22.20075648
    Cleaning of toothpaste from vessel walls by impinging liquid jets and their falling films: Quantitative modelling of soaking effects
    J Yang, RK Bhagat, RR Fernandes, M Nordkvist, KV Gernaey, U Krühne, DI Wilson
    – Chemical Engineering Science
    (2019)
    208,
    115148
    Quantitative modelling of the erosive removal of a thin soil deposit by impinging liquid jets
    D Oevermann, RK Bhagat, RR Fernandes, DI Wilson
    – Wear
    (2019)
    422-423,
    27
    Impinging jet cleaning of tank walls: Effect of jet length, wall curvature and related phenomena
    MWL Chee, TV Ahuja, RK Bhagat, N Taesopapong, SA Wan, RL Wigmore, DI Wilson
    – Food and Bioproducts Processing
    (2019)
    113,
    142
    On the origin of the circular hydraulic jump in a thin liquid film
    RK Bhagat, NK Jha, PF Linden, DI Wilson
    – Journal of Fluid Mechanics
    (2018)
    851,
    R5
    On the origin of the circular hydraulic jump: A differential analysis
    RK Bhagat, PF Linden, NK Jha, DI Wilson
    – Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
    (2018)
    Cleaning vessel walls by moving water jets: Simple models and supporting experiments
    RK Bhagat, AM Perera, DI Wilson
    – Food and Bioproducts Processing
    (2017)
    102,
    31
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    Research Group

    Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics

    Room

    H1.03

    Telephone

    01223 764053