Sonu Kumar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

My research work focuses on laser diagnostics, such as TLAF, RAMAN spectroscopy etc., in flame to measure different species and temperature for better understanding of combustion phenomena to develop an advanced energy conversion methodology. 

Selected Publications


  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA, 2022

  •, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee,) INDIA, 2016

  • B.Engg., Indira Gandhi Engineering College Sagar, M.P., INDIA, 2013 

Professional Profile

  • 2021-2022: Project Associate -1, IISc Bangalore, INDIA
  • 2022-2023: Research Associate, IISc Bangalore, INDIA
  • 2023-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 


  • MHRD (Govt. of India) Research Scholarship, 2016 - 2021 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Liquid and Gaseous Combustion Hydrogen flame Swirl Combustion Gas Turbine Combustion TLAF Raman Absorption LIF