Dr. Srinivas Vanapalli


Visiting Associate Professor @ Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.





s.vanapalli At utwente.nl



Faculty of Science & Technology

Carré 2049

P.O.Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands


+31 53 4894839




+31 53 4891099

Dr. Srinivas Vanapalli graduated (honors) mechanical engineer at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has worked in Germany and later obtained a degree in electrical engineering (cum laude) at the University of Twente. His PhD research was funded by STW, during which he was also a guest researcher at National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, USA. After his PhD in 2008, he moved to Energy research Center of the Netherlands in Petten and in 2011 returned to University of Twente. He currently holds a tenure track position at University of Twente. His research interests are concentrated in the areas of (i) Micro-(nano)scale thermal/fluidic phenomena in meso-scale systems spanning a wide temperature range (from cryogenic to room temperature), (ii) Cryocoolers and multi-functional thermal insulation, (iii) Compact thermal devices.