Anu Osta

Anu Osta

Anu Osta

Anu Ranjan Osta, PhD
Rowan Hall 228
Phone: 856-256-5252


  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • M.S. - Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, India
  • B.S. - University of North Bengal, India


  • Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University, 2014-Present
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 2011-2014

Research Areas:

  • Polymer Materials, Electromechanical Equipment Design, Fluid Dynamics.

Principal Research Sponsors:

  • Genesis Packaging, P&G, Kern Family Foundation, Rowan Venture Fund

Select Research / Collaboration Activities:

  • Development of a Seal Force Testing Equipment - Genesis Packaging
  • Development of a Modular Fabrication System - Rowan Venture Fund
  • Entrepreneurship in Engineering Clinics – P&G

Professional Activities / Membership:


Select Publications:

  • A. Osta and J. Kadlowec, “Observations on Student Performance and Learning Outcomes in a Class Project for Materials and Manufacturing Course" ASEE 124th Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2017 Columbus, Ohio.
  • C. Picu, A. Osta, "Elastic constants of lamellar and inter-lamellar regions in α and mesomorphic isotactic polypropylene by AFM indentation", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 133, Issue 25, (2016).
  • A. Osta, C. Picu, O. Isele, R. Hamm, "Structural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of iPP Melt Spun Fibers Subjected to Thermal Treatment", Journal of Polymer Research, 23:59, (2016).
  • A. Osta, J. Lee, K. Sallam, K. Fezzaa, "The Effects of the Injector Length/Diameter ratio on the Surface Properties of Turbulent Liquid Jets in Still Air" Int. Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 38, Issue 1, (2012)

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