Kamlesh Suthar is a Mechanical Engineering Specialist at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. He holds two masters in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University and Gujarat University. He holds his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University. Kamlesh has published more than 18 papers in numerous scientific journals such as the Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials and the Journal of Physical Chemistry B. He is an active member of numerous groups and associations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Magnetism and Electromagnetics Interest Group and the International Society for Optics and Photonics.
Acoustic levitation can be used as a sample holding device to facilitate containment and contamination free environment for x-ray characterization. Often liquid droplets experience jitter in all three directions, moreover acoustically levitated sample undergoes various forces that may increase evaporation. To understand the phenomena involved in the drying process of acoustically levitated droplets, finite element analysis simulations were performed together with particle imaging velocimetry, and evaporation measurements on different solvents.