Mr. Zubin Mistry, Fluid Power Research, Best Researcher Award

PHD at Purdue University , United States

Zubin Mistry is a Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University, specializing in computational fluid dynamics and structural mechanics. With over 5 years of experience, he has authored 5+ peer-reviewed articles and received the Global Fluid Power Society Best Paper Award in 2022. Zubin’s expertise includes multi-physics simulation and engineering research, collaborating with leading OEMs. He possesses strong programming skills in C++, MATLAB, Python, and has proficiency in machine learning. Currently, he is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Maha Fluid Power Research Center, focusing on innovative modeling for hydraulic systems and pump simulations.

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Professional Experience

5+ years of experience in computational fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, and multiphase flow. Author of 5+ peer-reviewed articles focusing on detailed fluid dynamic features and their interaction with solid components. Collaborated with 20+ members of leading OEMs’ research and development teams across 5+ projects.


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (Aug 2018 – Present), GPA: 3.91/4. M.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Purdue University (Aug 2016 – May 2018), GPA: 3.72/4. B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Aug 2012 – May 2016), GPA: 7.7/10.


Technical Skills:

Programming: C++, MATLAB, Python, C, HTML, FORTRAN. Parallel Programming: OpenMP, MPI. Machine Learning: TensorFlow, PyTorch. Computational Software: ANSYS Workbench, Simcenter Amesim, OpenFOAM, Simerics MP+, Simulink, modeFrontier, STAR-CCM+.


Research Experience:

Graduate Research Assistant, Maha Fluid Power Research Center, Purdue University (Aug 2018 – Present). Developed a multi-physics vane pump simulation model, exceeding sponsor expectations. Formulated a coupled multi-physics model for a Gerotor Unit, reducing design evaluation time by 60%.


Research Focus:

Zubin Mistry’s research primarily focuses on advancing the understanding and simulation of fluid power systems, with a specific emphasis on external gear machines. His work spans multiple facets, including the development of a numerical model for evaluating gerotor torque, considering intricate aspects such as multiple contact points and fluid-structure interactions. Additionally, he has made significant contributions to the field through the exploration of cavitation modeling using a lumped parameter approach and addressing fluid inertia effects in external gear machines. Mistry’s expertise lies at the intersection of computational fluid dynamics and structural mechanics, contributing valuable insights to enhance the efficiency and performance of fluid power systems.

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Zubin Mistry | Fluid Power Research | Best Researcher Award

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