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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

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

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
Flow in the thin film created by a coherent turbulent water jet impinging on a vertical wall
RK Bhagat, DI Wilson
– Chemical Engineering Science
(2016)
152,
606
Cleaning of complex soil layers on vertical walls by fixed and moving impinging liquid jets
HW Glover, T Brass, RK Bhagat, JF Davidson, L Pratt, DI Wilson
– Journal of food engineering.
(2016)
178,
95
Cross-linked, biodegradable, cytocompatible salicylic acid based polyesters for localized, sustained delivery of salicylic acid: An in vitro study
Y Chandorkar, RK Bhagat, G Madras, B Basu
– Biomacromolecules
(2014)
15,
863
Photo and Thermal Degradation of a Cationic Superabsorbent Polymer
NB Shukla, RK Bhagat, G Madras
– Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering
(2013)
52,
58
Thermal and sonochemical degradation kinetics of poly(n‐butyl methacrylate‐co‐alkyl acrylates): Variation of chain strength and stability with copolymer composition
R Bhagat, G Madras
– Polymer Engineering and Science
(2012)
53,
1542
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Research Group

Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics

Room

H1.03

Telephone

01223 764053