Ameeya, Kumar Nayak

**Ameeya K. Nayak**Associate professor ameeya.nayak@ma.iitr.ac.in +91-1332-284777

## Areas of Interest

- Fluid Dynamics, Electroosmotic Flows, Microfluidics, Two phase flow in porous media, Ventilation problems, Computational Biophysics, Reactor Modelling, Finite element method, Population Balance Method.

## Professional Background

From | Period | Position | Organisation |
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2016-04-29 | Ongoing | Associate Professor | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2018-11-25 | 11 months 30 days | Visiting Researcher | ITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany |

2012-12-20 | 3 years 4 months 8 days | Assistant Professor | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2010-11-01 | 8 months | Post Doctoral Fellow | ICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany |

2010-09-01 | 1 month 30 days | Post Doctoral Fellow | CSM, USA |

2008-08-25 | 2 years | Post Doctoral Fellow | Department of Chemical Engineering, NTNU,Norway |

## Multiple Posts

From | Period | Position | Organisation |
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2020-09-10 | Ongoing | OC Examination | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2016-01-01 | 2 years 10 months | SRIC Committee member | IIT Roorkee |

2016-01-01 | 5 months 29 days | Co-Ordinator-MAN-004 | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2017-01-01 | 5 months 29 days | Co-Ordinator-MAN-004 | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2018-01-01 | 5 months 29 days | Co-Ordinator-MAN-004 | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2016-07-01 | 5 months 30 days | Dy. Co-Ordinator-MAN-001 | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2020-01-01 | 1 year 14 days | Co-Ordinator-MAN-004 | Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee |

2015-01-01 | 3 years 10 months | OC-Computer Lab | IIT Roorkee |

2015-02-02 | 3 years 9 months | Member Secretary, DFC | IIT Roorkee |

## Honors and Awards

Award | Institute | Year |
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DAAD Fellowship for University Scientists | University of Stuttgart Germany | 2015 |

NASI Member | National Academy of Science, India | 2021 |

Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers | ITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany | 2018 |

## Educational Details

Degree | Subject | University | Year |
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Ph.D. | Compuataional Fluid Dynamics | IIT Kharagpur, India | 2008 |

## Sponsored Research Projects

Topic | Funding Agency | Start Date | Period |
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Computational Investigation of Heat and Mass Transfer in Micro- and Nano Channel | SERB, India | 2014-04 | 3 years |

Implementation of multi-fluid Population balance method for the nonlinear coupled Maxwellian averaged transport equations | SERB, India | 2021-01-11 | 3 years |

DME Project | DST (AISRF) under Indo-Australia Grand Project | 2014-03 | 3 years |

Computational Investigation of Electrically Excited flows in nano channels for Mixing applications | MHRD, IIT Rookee | 2013-01 | 3 years 1 month |

Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluids through charged channels | CSIR, India | 2017-04 | 3 years |

Thermokinetic transport and Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluids | SERB, India | 2020-01 | Ongoing |

## Participation in seminars

Name | Place | Sponsored By | Date |
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11th Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference | Brisbane, Australia | IIT Roorkee | 2013-01 |

Inspire Internship-2017 (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) | Shanti Niketan Group of Institutions, Meerut | DST, India. | 2017-04 |

Annual Seminar | Department of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. | Ravenshaw University, Odisha | 2017-12 |

One day seminar of R & D Cell on Research Initiation | ABIT Group of institutions, Cuttack, Odisha. | ABIT, Odisha | 2017-03 |

International conference on Mathematical Modeling and computer simulation | IIT Madras, India | DST, India | 2014-01 |

10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow | Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil | AvH Foundation, Germany | 2019-01 |

National Conference On Recent Advancement in Physical Sciences | MNIT Jaipur, India | AICTE | 2019-12 |

9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow | Firenze, Italy | IIT Roorkee | 2016-05 |

## Memberships

- American Chemical Society, Annual Member
- Indian Science Congress Association, Annual Member

## Teaching Engagements

Title | Course Code | Class Name | Semester |
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Mathematics-I | MAN-001 | Computer Science: 18-19 | Spring |

Fluid Dynamics:20-21 | MAN-601, MAN-650 | Integrated M. Sc. Vth Year, M. Sc. Mathematics-2 Year | Autumn |

Numerical Methods:16-17, 17-18, 19-20 | MAN-004 | Mechanical engineering, Integrated M.Sc. I st Year, GPT-I st Year, Integrated Chem.-I st Year | Spring |

Mathematical Methods | MAN-002 | Electrical Engineering-I st Year | Spring |

## Research Scholar Groups

Scholar Name | Interest |
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Bharat Soni | Computational Bio-mechanics |

Minakshmi Majhi | Mcirofluidics |

Anirban Chatterjee | Electroosmotic Flow |

Shivli | Ventilation Problems |

## PHDs Supervised

Topic | Scholar Name | Status of PHD | Registration Date |
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A Numerical Investigation of Newtonian/non-Newtoninan Fluid flows in Enclosures | Prvakar Jena | A | 2012-06 |

Numerical Study of Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation in Nanofluid Filled Enclosure | Sumit Malik | A | 2013-07 |

Numerical Investigation of Ventilation Problems Using Discrete heat and Contaminant Sources | Neha Gupta | A | 2014-07 |

Electroosmotic Flow Mixing and Mass Transfer in Micro and Nano Fluidic Systems | Abhishek Banerjee | A | 2014-07 |

Numerical Methods for Least Square Problems: Computational Aspects and Analysis | Nini | A | 2013-01 |

Syngas Production from Methane via Dry Reforming Using Porous Nanocatalysts | Mumtaj Saha | A | 2014-01 |

Electroosmotic flow and Heat transfer of Newtonina/non-Newtonian Fluid in Micro and Nano Channel | Ainul Haque | A | 2014-11 |

Mathematical Modelling of Human Respiratory Systems | Bharat Soni | O | 2017-01 |

Electroosmotic flow of Non-Newtonian fluid in patterned micro surfaces | Minakhsmi Majhi | O | 2018-01 |

Electroosmotic flow in hydrophobic micro/nano channels | Anirban Chatterjee | O | 2019-01 |

Numerical investigation of air ventilation in enclosures | Shivli Dhiman | O | 2019-01 |

## Visits to outside institutions

Institute Visited | Purpose of Visit | Date |
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Colorado School of Mines, USA | Research Associate | 2010-11-01 |

QUT, Brisbane, Australia | To deliver an invited talk on EMAC13. | 2013-01-01 |

University of Stuttgart | Research Visit | 2015-05-11 |

University of Udine | Research visit | 2016-05-25 |

University of Stuttgart, Germany | Guest Scientist | 2017-06-01 |

University of Stuttgart | Research Scientist | 2018-11-26 |

## Invitations

Topic | Organistaion | Date |
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International Online workshop on "Advanced Topics in Mathematics-2020" | Center for Applied Mathematics, Dr. SPM International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur | 2020-10 |

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (RDMS) | Department of Mathematics, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi | 2020-11 |

International Winter School on “Fluid dynamics, Heat Transfer and Applications | NIT Uttarakhand | 2021-01 |

Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations | NIT Jalandhar | 2020-09 |

Second International Workshop on Advanced Topics in Mathematics | Dr. SPM International Institute of Information Technology Naya Raipur | 2021-10 |

Science and Technology Festival of IIT Bombay | IIT Bombay | 2021-10 |

SAP-DRS (Phase-III) Lecture Series | Department of Mathematics, Visva bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. | 2018-09 |

Computational investigation of heat and mass transfer in micro and nano channels with surface heterogeneities | IIT Bhubaneswar | 2015-11 |

REAL LIFE PROBLEMS and its Model: a mathematical approach | Department of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack | 2015-01 |

## Participation in short term courses

Couse Name | Sponsored By | Date |
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Advances in Stability Analysis on Dynamical Systems | AICTE | 2017-03 |

Two Phase Flow and Heat Transfer | 2017-10 | |

National workshop on Computational and Industrial Mathematics (NWCIM-2017) | 2017-05 |

## Courses or Conferences Organised

Conference Name | Sponsored By | Date |
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International e-Colloquium on Recent Advancements in Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer | IIT Roorkee | 2020-10 |

On the occasion of Prof. Harish - Chandra's birthday the virtual national conference on New Trends in Applied Mathematics - NCNTAM 2021 | 2021-10 | |

International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computations in Biosystems (ICMCB-2018) | DST, IAMMS | 2018-03 |

Electrokinetics in Porous Media (GIAN program) | MHRD, India | 2017-01 |

Recent Advances on Computational Methods with Application | 2014-01 | |

Recent Advances on Numerical Methods for Solving Engineering Problems | 2017-01 | |

Numerical Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Fluid Flows for Engineering Applications | 2017-01 |

## Special Lectures Delivered

Title | Place | Date |
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Mathematical modelling and Numerical Computation using MATLAB | IIT Rorkee | 2015-01 |

Annual lecture series-2019, Department of Mathematics | Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. | 2019-11 |

"Recent Advances on Numerical Methods for Solving Engineering Problems" Multiphase flow in Miniature systems: Flow modelling and Applications | IIT Roorkee | 2018-06 |

Annual lecture series-2016 | Department of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. | 2016-03 |

## National International Collaboration

Topic | Organisation |
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Reactor Modelling | NTNU,Norway |

Electrokinetic flows in Micro/Nano channels. | ITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany |

Electrokinetics in Porous Media | Université Savoie Mont-Blanc EDYTEM CNRS, France |

Two phase flow in Porous Media | ICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany |

Electrokinetic Flow | Purdue University, USA |

Tree Planar Networks in Respiratory Systems | University of Evora, Portugal |

## Books Authored

Book Chapters:

- M. Shah, P. Mondal,
**A. K. Nayak**, A. Bordoloi, Hydrogen from Natural Gas, Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group page-81-120, DOI: 10.1201/9781315153292 https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.1201/9781315153292. - S. Das, H. Pegu, K. K. Sahu,
**A. K. Nayak**, S. Ramakrishna, D. Datta, S. Swayamjyoti, Machine learning in materials modeling—fundamentals and the opportunities in 2D materials, synthesis-modeling-and-characterization-of-2d-materials-and-their-heterostructures, Micro and Nano Technologies, Elsevier, 2020, Pages 445-468. https://www.sciencedirect.com/book/9780128184752/synthesis-modeling-and-characterization-of-2d-materials-and-their-heterostructures#book-info. - Solution of Steady diffusion-equation by LSQ Method. Hugo. A. Jakobsen,
**A. K. Nayak.**Chemical Reactor Modelling: Multiphase Reactor Flows. Springer Edition, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-68622-4_2. - Combined Multifluid-Population Balance model for Bubbly Flows, ,Hugo. A. Jokobsen,
**A. K. Nayak**, Chemical Reactor Modelling. Springer Edition, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-68622-4_2.Springer Edition, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-68622-4_2.

## Refereed Journal Papers

**Some of my selected publications:**

- S. Bhattacharyya & A.K. Nayak 2007 Electroosmotic transport in charged cylindrical micro- and nano-channels. International Journal of Engineering science 45, 55-74. (I.F. 9.052)
- S. Bhattacharyya & A.K. Nayak 2008 Time periodic electro-osmotic transport in a charged micro/nano-channel. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 325 (2008) 152–159.(I.F. 3.131)
- S. Bhattacharyya & A.K. Nayak, 2009 Electroosmotic flow in micro/nanochannels with surface potential heterogeneity: An analysis through the Nernst–Planck model with convection effect. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 339 (2009) 167–177.(I.F. 3.131)
- S. Bhattacharyya & A.K. Nayak, 2010 Combined effect of surface roughness and heterogeneity of wall potential on electroosmosis in micro/nanofluidic channels. Journals of Fluids Engineering. 132, Issue 4 (2010) 041103(11pages) doi:10.1115/ 1.4001308. ASME, (I.F. 1.72)
- A.K. Nayak & S. Bhattacharyya, 2011 Double-diffusive convection in a cubical lid-driven cavity with opposing temperature and concentration gradients. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. DOI 10.1007/s00162-011-0246-6 (2011). (I.F. 1.94)
- A. K. Nayak, Z. Borka, L. Patruno, F. Sporleder, C.A. Dorao, and H. A. Jakobsen, A Combined Multifluid-Population Balance Model for Vertical Gas-Liquid Bubble Driven Flows Considering Bubble Column Operating Conditions, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (I&ECR) 50(3), 2011, 1786-1798. ACS, (I.F. 3.375)
- K. R. Rout, J. Solsvik, A. K. Nayak and H. A. Jakobsen, 2011 A Numerical Study of Multicomponent Mass diffusion and Convection in Porous Pellets for the Sorption-Enhanced Steam Methane Reforming and Desorption Processes, Chemical Engineering Science, vol: 66, Issue. 18, 4111-4126 (2011). (I.F. 3.372)
- A. K. Nayak 2011 An Analysis of Transient Electroosmotic flows Through Charged Cappilaries. Nanomechanics Science and Technology. An International Journal, 2(4), 2011, P.1-26. (I.F. 1.034)
- A. K. Nayak 2013 An Analysis of Steady/Unsteady Electroosmotic flows Through Charged cylindrical nano channel. Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics Volume 27, Issue-6, pp 885-902. (I.F. 1.94).
- A. K. Nayak, P. K. Jena, P. A. Lakshmi Narayana 2014 Flow Simulation and Mixed Convection in a Lid-Driven Square Cavity with Saturated Porous Media. Journal of Porous Media, Volume 17(6): 537-548.
- A. K. Nayak 2014 Analysis of Mixing for Electroosmotic flow in micro/nano channels with heterogeneous surface potential. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 75, 135:144. (I.F. 4.346)
- A. K. Nayak, 2014 Enhancement of flow mixing in micro and nano channels.
*ANZIAM J*ournal, 55 pp.C47–C63, 2014. - V. Kajjam,
*A.*Nayak, V. K. Katiyar, B. Singh, S. Malik, 2015 Heat transfer effect of cavity ventilation on cold air in thermally insulated vented and unvented wall, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 30 (2), pp. 318-333. AIAA (I.F. 1.315). - V. Kajjam, A. Nayak, V. K. Katiyar, B. Singh, Neha Gupta 2015 Thermosolutal mixed convection in an air filled ventilated enclosure with slot wise embedded heat and contaminant sources, Journal of Heat Transfer, 138, 032501-1-9. ASME. (I.F. 1.788).
- A.K. Nayak, S. Malik, K. Venkateshwarlu, P.K. Jena 2016 Magneto-convection and its effect on partially active thermal zones in a porous square domain, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 95 (2016) 913–926. (I.F. 4.346).
- A. K. Nayak, A. Haque, A. Banerjee, B. Weigand, 2016 Flow Mixing and Electric Potential Effect of Binary Fluids in Micro/Nano Channels, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 512 (2016) 145-156., (I.F. 3.131).
- A. K. Nayak, A. Haque, A. Banerjee, 2016, Thermosolutal mixed convection of a shear thinning fluid due to partially active mixed zones within a lid-driven cavity, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 106 (2016) 686-707, (I.F. 4.346).
- Malik, S. and Nayak,A. K.,(2017): MHD convection and entropy generation of nanofluid in a porous enclosure with sinusoidal heating. International journal of heat and mass transfer. 111,pp. 329-345.I.F. 4.346.
- Gupta, N. and Nayak,A. K.,(2017):Effects of heat induced polutants due to thermosolutalexchanger in ventilation system. Journal of Thermophysics and heat transfer (AIAA), https://doi.org/10.2514/1.T5210.I. F. 1.315.
- Gupta, N. and Nayak,A. K.,(2017):Conjugate heat and species transport in an air filled ventilated enclosure with a thermo-contaminated block.International journal of heat and mass transfer. 117 (2018),pp. 388-411. I.F. 4.346
*.* - Malik, S. and Nayak, A. K.
**,**(2017):Effect of moving walls on heat transfer and entropy generationin a nanofluid-filled enclosure. Engineering Mathematics, DOI 10.1007/s10665-017-9941-7,1-19, 2017. I.F. 1.8. - Nayak,A. K., Banerjee, A. and Weigand, B., (2017): Mixing and charge transfer in a nanofluidicsystem due to patterned surface. Applied Mathematical Modelling. 54 (2018),pp. 483-501. I.F. 2.8.
- Nayak,A. K., Haque, A. and Weigand, B., (2017): Analysis of electroosmotic flow and Joule heating effect in a hydrophobic channel. Chemical Engineering Science.176 (2018), pp. 165-179. I.F. 3.077.
- Banerjee, A., Nayak, A.K., Haque, A., Weigand, B., Induced mixing electrokinetics in a charged corrugated nano-channel: towards a controlled ionic transport. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics., 22(10), (2018), 115, I.F. 2.347.
- Shah, M., Das, S., Nayak, A. K., Mondal, P., Bordoloi, A. (2018) Smart designing of metal-support interface for imperishable dry reforming catalyst, Applied Catalysis A, General 556 (2018) 137–154 I.F. 4.63.
- Haque, A., Nayak, A. K.
**,**Soni, B., Majhi, M. (2018) Thermosolutal hydromagnetic convection of power law fluids in an enclosure with periodic active zones, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 127, 2018, 622-642 I.F. 4.346*.* - Gupta, N., Nayak, A. K. (2018) Performance evaluation of coolant air with buoyancy in a parallelogrammic mixed displacement ventilated system, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 149, 2018, 38-53, I.F. 4.134.
- Gupta, N., Nayak, A.K., Activity of buoyancy convection and entropy generation in a parallelogrammic shaped mixed displacement ventilated system, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 137, (2019), 86-100, I.F. 3.488.
- Banerjee, A., Nayak, A.K., Weigand, B., Enhanced mixing and flow reversal in a modulated microchannel, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 155 (2019) 430-439, I.F. 4.134.
- Soni, B., Nayak, A. K. Effect of inspiration cycle and ventilation rate on heat exchange in human respiratory airways, Journal of Thermal Biology, Vol. 84, (2019), 357-367.
- Banerjee, A.,
- Gupta, N., Nayak, A. K.
**,**Indoor air performance and irreversibility analysis of a slot-ventilated mechanical system with wall heater and internal heat exchanger, Energy and Buildings. Volume 202, 2019, 109344 I.F. 4.823. - Shah, M., Bordoloi, A., Nayak, A. K., Mondal, P., Effect of Ti/Al ratio on the performance of Ni/TiO2 -Al2O3 catalyst for methane reforming with CO2, Fuel Processing Technology 192 (2019) 21-35, I.F 4.507.
- Banerjee, A., Nayak, A. K.
**,**Weigand, B., A Comparative Analysis of Mixing Performance of Power-Law Fluid in Cylindrical Micro-Channels with Sudden Contraction / Expansion, Journal of Fluids Engineering (ASME), 142(6) (2020) 061201 I.F. 1.72. - Haque, A., Nayak, A. K.
**,**Weigand, B., Banerjee, A., Time dependent electroosmotic flow in micro-channels with variable wall slip zones, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (ACS) 59 (2) (2020) 942-955. I.F. 3.375. - Nayak, A. K.
**,**Weigand, B., 2020 Mixing and heat transfer in micro/nano-channel due to charged corrugated surfaces, Applied Thermal Engineering, 170, (2020), 114979, I.F. 4.026. - Shah, M., Mondal, P., Nayak, A. K., Bordoloi, A., Advanced Titania composites for efficient CO2 reforming with Methane : Statistical method vs Experiment, Journal of CO2 Utilization, Volume 39, July 2020, 101160.
- Majhi, M., Nayak, A. K., Banerjee, A. Enhanced Electro-osmotic Flow of Power-law Fluids in Hydrophilic Patterned Nanochannel, Journal of Fluids Engineering, OCTOBER 2020, Vol. 142 / 101201-1 (ASME).
- Nayak, A. K., Haque, A., Weigand, B., and Wereley S., Thermokinetic transport of dilatant/pseudoplastic fluids in a hydrophobic patterned micro-slit, Phys. Fluids 32, 072002 (2020) (AIP).
- Soni, B., Miguel, A. F., and Nayak, A. K., A Mathematical Analysis for Constructal Design of Tree Flow Networks under Unsteady Flow, Proceedings of Royal Society A, 476, 20200377 (2020) (RSC).
- Gupta, N., Nayak, A. K., and Weigand, B.,
*Three-dimensional characterization of airflow, heat and mass transfer in a slot-ventilated enclosure*,International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer (2020) (In press). - Mondol, A., Mandal, P., Weigand, B., Nayak, A. K., Entropy and heat transfer analysis of EMHD flow with temperature-dependent properties, Fluid Dynamics Research, 52 (2020) 1–36 (36pp).
- Haque, A., Nayak, A. K., Weigand, B., Bivariant species mixing and pressure drop within a hybrid periodic modulated microslit, Phys. Fluids (Accepted) (2021) (AIP).