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Ameeya, Kumar Nayak
Ameeya Kumar Nayak Associate Professor +91-1332-284777
Areas of Interest
  • Electroosmotic Flow, Finite element method, Population Balance Method, Reactor Modelling
  • Two phase flow in porous media, Computational Biophysics, Microfluidics, Ventilation problems
Honors and Awards
DAAD Fellowship for University ScientistsUniversity of Stuttgart Germany2015
Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced ResearchersITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany2018
Educational Details
Ph.D.Compuataional Fluid DynamicsIIT Kharagpur, India2003-2008
PostdocReactor ModellingDepartment of Chemical Engineering, NTNU, Norway2008-2010
PostdocTwo phase flow in Porous mediaICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany2010-2011
Administrative Background
20162018SRIC Committee memberIIT Roorkee
20152018OC-Computer LabIIT Roorkee
20152018Member Secretary, DFCIIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Computational Investigation of Heat and Mass Transfer in Micro- and Nano ChannelSERB, India2014
DME ProjectDST (AISRF) under Indo-Australia Grand Project2014
Transient Electroosmotic FlowsMHRD, IIT Rookee2013
Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluids through charged channelsCSIR, India2017
Thermokinetic transport and Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluids through patterned SERB, India2020
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
11th Engineering Mathematics and Applications ConferenceBrisbane, AustraliaIIT Roorkee04/12/2013
International conference on Mathematical Modeling and computer simulationIIT Madras, IndiaDST, India08/12/2014
9th International Conference on Multiphase FlowFirenze, ItalyIIT Roorkee22/05/2016
10th International Conference on Multiphase FlowRio de Janeiro - RJ - BrazilAvH Foundation, Germany19/05/2019
  • American Chemical Society, Annual Member
  • Indian Science Congress Association, Annual Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
A Numerical Investigation of Newtonian/non-Newtoninan Fluid flows in EnclosuresPrvakar JenaA2012
Numerical Study of Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation in Nanofluid Filled EnclosureSumit MalikA2013
Numerical Investigation of Ventilation Problems Using Discrete heat and Contaminant SourcesNeha GuptaA2014
Electroosmotic Flow Mixing and Mass Transfer in Micro and Nano Fluidic SystemsAbhishek BanerjeeA2014
Numerical Methods for Least Square Problems: Computational Aspects and AnalysisNiniA2013
Syngas Production from Methane via Dry Reforming Using Porous NanocatalystsMumtaj SahaA2014
Electroosmotic flow and Heat Transfer of Newtonian/Non-Newtonian fluid in Micro and Nano ChannelAinul HaqueO2014
Mathematical Modelling of Human Respiratory SystemsBharat SoniO2017
Electroosmotic flow in hydrophobic micro/nano channelsAnirban ChatterjeeO2019
Numerical investigation of air ventilation in enclosuresShivli DhimanO2019
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Colorado School of Mines, USAResearch Associate01/09/2010
University of Stuttgart, GermanyGuest Scientist01/06/2017
QUT, Brisbane, AustraliaTo deliver an invited talk on EMAC13.01/12/2013
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computations in Biosystems DST, IAMMS12/03/2018
Electrokinetics in Porous Media (GIAN program)MHRD, India27/11/2017
Special Lectures Delivered
Mathematical modelling and Numerical Computation using MATLABIIT Rorkee09/02/2015
Recent Advances on Computational Methods with ApplicationIIT Rorkee30/06/2014
Recent Advances on Numerical Methods for Solving Engineering ProblemsIIT Rorkee13/02/2017
Numerical Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Fluid Flows for Engineering ApplicationsIIT Rorkee18/02/2017
REAL LIFE PROBLEMS and its Model: a mathematical approachDepartment of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack31/03/2015
National International Collaboration
Reactor ModellingNTNU,NorwayRP
Electrokinetic flows in Micro/Nano channels.ITLR, University of Stuttgart, GermanyRP
Electrokinetics in Porous MediaUniversité Savoie Mont-Blanc EDYTEM CNRS, FranceRP
Two phase flow in Porous Media ICP, University of Stuttgart, GermanyUG
Refereed Journal Papers

Some of my selected publications:

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. 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)
  12.  A. K. Nayak, 2014 Enhancement of flow mixing in micro and nano channels. ANZIAM  Journal, 55 pp.C47–C63, 2014.
  13. 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).
  14. 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).
  15. 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).
  16. 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).
  17. 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).
  18. 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.
  19. 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), F. 1.315.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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. 
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Banerjee, A.,  Nayak, A. K. Influence of varying zeta potential on non-Newtonian flow mixing in a wavy patterned microchannel, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Volume 269, July 2019, Pages 17-27, I.F. 2.472.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.