PEOPLE Graduate Student (Former)
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru

Research Interests:

  1. Transport in Turbulence: Aspects of dynamics of long filaments in turbulent flows.
  2. Active Turbulence: Study of emergent chaotic dynamics in active flows (such as dense bacterial suspensions).

Thesis Advisor: Samriddhi Sankar Ray

Link to my Google Scholar profile


  1. Sedimenting Elastic Filaments in Turbulent Flows
    Rahul Kumar Singh, J. R. Picardo, and S. S. Ray.
    ArXiv: 2101.00385.
  2.  Lagrangian Manifestation of Anomalies in Active Turbulence
    Rahul Kumar Singh, S. Mukherjee, and S. S. Ray.
    Physical Review Fluids 7, 033101 (2022).
  3. Anomalous Diffusion and Levy Walks Distinguish Active Turbulence from Inertial Turbulence
    S. Mukherjee, Rahul Kumar Singh, M. James, and S. S. Ray.
    Physical Review Letters 127, 118001 (2021) [Editors' Suggestion]. 
    Featured in Physics: [Physics 14, s116 (2021)] Bacteria That Shove Harder, Move Further
  4. Elastoinertial chains in a two-dimensional turbulent flow
    Rahul Kumar Singh,  M. Gupta, J. R. Picardo, D. Vincenzi, and S. S. Ray.
    Physical Review E 101, 053105 (2020).
  5. Dynamics of a long chain in turbulent flows: impact of vortices
    J. R. Picardo, Rahul Kumar Singh, S. S. Ray, and D. Vincenzi.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 378, 20190405 (2020).