ArjunKaithakkal @ISTM

Dr. Arjun John Kaithakkal

  • Institut für Strömungsmechanik
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Kaiserstraße 10, Geb. 10.23
    76131 Karlsruhe
    Tel.: +49 721 608 42368
    Fax: +49 721 608 45147


Machine learning for the design of chemical engineering unit operations (

Research Interest

  • Flow control  
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Flow through porous media 
  • Adjoint optimization
  • Immersed boundary method

Journal Publications

Machine learning for rapid discovery of laminar flow channel wall modifications that enhance heat transfer
Koide, Y.; Kaithakkal, A. J.; Schniewind, M.; Ladewig, B. P.; Stroh, A.; Friederich, P.
2024. APL Machine Learning, 2 (1), 016108. doi:10.1063/5.0187783

Conference Contributions

Heat transfer enhancement in laminar channel flow by machine learning guided shape optimization of wall geometry
Kaithakkal, A. J.; Koide, Y.; Schniewind, M.; Friederich, P.; Stroh, A.
2023. 17th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC 2023), Kapstadt, Südafrika, 14.–18. August 2023