Dr. Prodyut Ranjan Chakraborty is currently working as an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Jodhpur. He has previously worked at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Cologne and the G.E. Global Research Center Bangalore (India). He received his PhD and master’s from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc Bangalore, and his bachelor’s from North Bengal University. His primary areas of research are numerical modeling of alloy solidification, latent-heat-based energy storage systems for high-temperature applications, thermal management and thermal comfort, and sorption cooling.