Subrata Roy

University of Florida

Professor Dr. Subrata Roy is an international leader in plasma-based flow control and micronano scale systems. He is the founding Director of the Applied Physics Research Group at the University of Florida. His key research interests are novel designs of atmospheric plasma actuators for flow mixing and turbulent flow control, numerical modeling of hypersonic flows, space propulsion, micro- and nano-flow systems, and the application of plasma reactors for food safety and microbial decontamination. Dr. Roy is the founder and President of SurfPlasma, Inc., that innovates eco-friendly ways to destroy biological and chemical contaminants. Dr. Roy is an inducted Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Fellow of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, and an Associated Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Nature Scientific Reports and Actuators, and as Associate Editor of Frontiers in Physics, Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, and served as an Academic Editor of PLoS-ONE (2012-2017) and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Fluids Engineering (2005-2007). He has over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals and bound volumes on plasma flow control research. He is an inventor on 44 United States patent applications of which 28 have been issued.