Sankara Arunachalam, Ph.D

PhD Students


Research Interests

Experiments on Bio-inspired smart surfaces for bio-fouling prevention, drag reduction and oil water separation applications.

Selected Publications


  • M.E., Aerospace Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2011
  • B.E., Aeronautical Engg, Anna University, Chennai, India, 2009

Professional Profile

  • 2011-2015: Engineer, Defence & Aero R&D, Beml Ltd, India
  • 2015-2020: Research Specialist, Interfacial Lab, KAUST

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Sciences & Engineering Division (BESE)