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Ameeya, Kumar Nayak
Ameeya Kumar Nayak Associate Professor nayakfma[at] +91-1332-284777
Areas of Interest
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics, Electroosmotic Flows in micro and nano channels, Reactor modelling: LSQ spectral method, PBM
  • Fluid Mechanics, Two phase flow in porous media, Biofliuds, Non-newtonian fluid flow in Microchannel
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
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
  • American Chemical Society, Annual Member
  • Indian Science Congress Association, Annual Member
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. 3.165)
  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. 2.834)
  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. 2.834)
  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. 1.442)
  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. 1.321)
  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. 2.587)
  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. 2.948)
  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. 1.321).

  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. 2.980)
  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, doi 10.2514_1.t4619, AIAA.
  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. 2.980).
  16. A. K. Nayak, A. Haque, A. Banerjee, B. Weigand, Flow Mixing and Electric Potential Effect of Binary Fluids in Micro/Nano Channels,  Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2016, 10.1016/j.colsurfa. 2016.10. 033. (I.F. 2.834)
  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. j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.09.057. (I.F. 2.980).