IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. Koustuv Debnath

Professor & Head

Aerospace Engineering & Applied Mechanics

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD



  1. Office: +91 33 2668 – 4561 to 63 (Extn. : 277, 649)
  2. Mobile: +91 98304 34409


  1. Residence: A 64 Purbadiganta, Santoshpur, Kolkata 700075
  2. EMail: debnath_koustuv@yahoo.com

Area of Research

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Turbulence

Courses Undertaken

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulic Machines
  • Fluid Turbulence
  • Low Speed Aerodynamics
  • Hydraulics
  • Engineering Drawing

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Barman K, Debnath K and Mazumder BS (2017). “Higher-order turbulence statistics of wave–current flow over a submerged hemisphere”. Fluid Dynamic Research, 49(2).
  2. Roy, S. K, Debnath K and Mazumder BS (2017). Distribution of eddy scales for wave current combined flow. Applied Ocean Research, 63, 170-183.
  3. Barman K, Debnath K and Mazumder BS (2017). Turbulence study over submerged obstacles on waves and currents combined flow, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering,
  4. Singh, S. and Debnath, K. (2016). “Combined effect of wave and current in free surface turbulent flow”, Ocean Engineering, 127, 170-189.
  5. Singh, S. K., Debnath, K. & Mazumder, B. S. (2016). “Change in turbulent flow structure over rough-bed under combined wave-current motions.” ISH J. Hydraul Eng., Taylor and Francis group, 22(3), 305-313, ISSN: 0971-5010 (Print) 2164-3040 (Online), DOI: 10.1080/09715010.2016.1192496.
  6. Singh, S. and Debnath, K. (2016). “Turbulence characteristics of flow under combined wave-current motion”. Journal of offshore mechanics and arctic engineering, ASME, 139(2).
  7. Barman, K. and Debnath, K. (2016). Turbulent wakes behind bed-mounted hemispheres in co-existing surface wave” International journal of fluid mechanics research, 44 (1).
  8. Singh, S., Debnath, K., and Mazumder, B. (2016). “Spatially averaged turbulent flow over cubical roughness in wave-current co-existing environment.” Coastal Engineering, Elsevier, 114, 77-85, ISSN: 0378-3839, DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2016.04.013
  9. Singh S K, Debnath K and Mazumder BS (2016). “Turbulence statistics of wave-current flow over a submerged cube”. Journal of waterway, Port, coastal, and Ocean Engineering (ASCE). 142(3), 04015027-1-20. ISSN: 0733-950X DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WW.1943-5460.0000329. [Impact factor 1.107]
  10. Barman K, Debnath K and Mazumder BS (2016). “Turbulence between two inline hemispherical obstacles under wave-current interactions”. Advance in Water Resources, Elsevier. 88, 32-52, Doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.12.001.