Derosh George


Doctoral Student, University of California, Irvine.

Dual Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras,2008-2013

Research Experience

Junior Research Fellow, Microfluidics Group, IIT Madras,Feb 2015-Aug 2015 .

  • Elasto-Capillary driven liquid plug manipulation
  • Capillary flow enhancement in flexible surfaces
  • Study of role of line tension on flotation of heavier liquid drops in non-Neumann condition

Dual Degree Thesis

Design and Optimization of Valve-less Micropump

Parametric study to optimize the design of Polydimethylsiloxane valve-less micropump with the help of theoretical as well as computational methods.


D. George, S. Damodara, A. K Sen, “Flotation of heavier liquid drops on lighter liquids in non-Neumann condition: Role of line tension”, Langmuir, (Accepted,DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02771)

D. George, A. K Sen, “Elastocapillary powered manipulation of a liquid plug in a microchannel”, Applied Physics Letters, 107(26),261601, 2015

S. Damodara, D. George, A. K Sen, “Single-step fabrication and characterization of PDMS micro lens and its use in optocapillary flow”, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical,227, 383-392, 2016.

N. Kumar, D. George, P. Sajeesh, A. K Sen, “Development of a solenoid actuated planar valveless micropump with single and multiple inlet-outlet arrangements”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 26 (7), 075013.

S. Singh, N. Kumar, D. George, A. K. Sen, “Analytical modeling, simulations and experimental studies of a PZT actuated planar valveless PDMS micropump”, Sensors & Actuators A: Physical, 225, 81-94, 2015.


“Multiple inlet-outlet valve-less micropump and micromixer”, D. George, A. K Sen, S. Singh, App. No. 4161/CHE/2013

Professional Experience

Edison Engineer, GE Power & Water, JFWTC Bangalore,Aug 2013- Feb 2015.

Gas Turbine New Product Introduction Team : Designed and analyzed secondary flow systems for new gas turbines.

New Unit Requisition Team: Designed Compressor Validation Rig (CVR) conduits for 9HA.01 for full-speed-full-load condition.

Internship Trainee, FLSmith House, Chennai,May–June 2011.

Designed Hydraulic Roller Press in cement