Ameeya, Kumar Nayak - Department of Mathematics,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Ameeya, Kumar Nayak
Ameeya K. Nayak Associate professor +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
2016-04-29OngoingAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2018-11-2511 months 30 daysVisiting ResearcherITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2012-12-203 years 4 months 8 daysAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2010-11-018 months Post Doctoral FellowICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2010-09-011 month 30 daysPost Doctoral FellowCSM, USA
2008-08-252 years Post Doctoral FellowDepartment of Chemical Engineering, NTNU,Norway
Multiple Posts
2020-09-10OngoingOC ExaminationDepartment of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2016-01-012 years 10 months SRIC Committee memberIIT Roorkee
2016-01-015 months 29 daysCo-Ordinator-MAN-004Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2017-01-015 months 29 daysCo-Ordinator-MAN-004Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2018-01-015 months 29 daysCo-Ordinator-MAN-004Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2016-07-015 months 30 daysDy. Co-Ordinator-MAN-001Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2020-01-011 year 14 daysCo-Ordinator-MAN-004Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee
2015-01-013 years 10 months OC-Computer LabIIT Roorkee
2015-02-023 years 9 months Member Secretary, DFCIIT Roorkee
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, India2008
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Computational Investigation of Heat and Mass Transfer in Micro- and Nano ChannelSERB, India2014-043 years
Implementation of multi-fluid Population balance method for the nonlinear coupled Maxwellian averaged transport equationsSERB, India2021-01-113 years
DME ProjectDST (AISRF) under Indo-Australia Grand Project2014-033 years
Computational Investigation of Electrically Excited flows in nano channels for Mixing applicationsMHRD, IIT Rookee2013-013 years 1 month
Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluids through charged channelsCSIR, India2017-043 years
Thermokinetic transport and Microfluidic mixing of Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluidsSERB, India2020-01Ongoing
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
11th Engineering Mathematics and Applications ConferenceBrisbane, AustraliaIIT Roorkee2013-01
Annual SeminarDepartment of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.Ravenshaw University, Odisha2017-12
One day seminar of R & D Cell on Research InitiationABIT Group of institutions, Cuttack, Odisha.ABIT, Odisha2017-03
Inspire Internship-2017 (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research)Shanti Niketan Group of Institutions, MeerutDST, India.2017-04
International conference on Mathematical Modeling and computer simulationIIT Madras, IndiaDST, India2014-01
10th International Conference on Multiphase FlowRio de Janeiro - RJ - BrazilAvH Foundation, Germany2019-01
National Conference On Recent Advancement in Physical SciencesMNIT Jaipur, IndiaAICTE2019-12
9th International Conference on Multiphase FlowFirenze, ItalyIIT Roorkee2016-05
  • American Chemical Society, Annual Member
  • Indian Science Congress Association, Annual Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Mathematics-IMAN-001Computer Science: 18-19Spring
Fluid Dynamics:20-21MAN-601, MAN-650Integrated M. Sc. Vth Year, M. Sc. Mathematics-2 YearAutumn
Numerical Methods:16-17, 17-18, 19-20MAN-004Mechanical engineering, Integrated M.Sc. I st Year, GPT-I st Year, Integrated Chem.-I st YearSpring
Mathematical MethodsMAN-002Electrical Engineering-I st YearSpring
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Bharat SoniComputational Bio-mechanics
Minakshmi MajhiMcirofluidics
Anirban ChatterjeeElectroosmotic Flow
ShivliVentilation Problems
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
A Numerical Investigation of Newtonian/non-Newtoninan Fluid flows in EnclosuresPrvakar JenaA2012-06
Numerical Study of Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation in Nanofluid Filled EnclosureSumit MalikA2013-07
Numerical Investigation of Ventilation Problems Using Discrete heat and Contaminant SourcesNeha GuptaA2014-07
Electroosmotic Flow Mixing and Mass Transfer in Micro and Nano Fluidic SystemsAbhishek BanerjeeA2014-07
Numerical Methods for Least Square Problems: Computational Aspects and AnalysisNiniA2013-01
Syngas Production from Methane via Dry Reforming Using Porous NanocatalystsMumtaj SahaA2014-01
Electroosmotic flow and Heat transfer of Newtonina/non-Newtonian Fluid in Micro and Nano ChannelAinul HaqueA2014-11
Mathematical Modelling of Human Respiratory SystemsBharat SoniO2017-01
Electroosmotic flow of Non-Newtonian fluid in patterned micro surfacesMinakhsmi MajhiO2018-01
Electroosmotic flow in hydrophobic micro/nano channelsAnirban ChatterjeeO2019-01
Numerical investigation of air ventilation in enclosuresShivli DhimanO2019-01
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Colorado School of Mines, USAResearch Associate2010-11-01
QUT, Brisbane, AustraliaTo deliver an invited talk on EMAC13.2013-01-01
University of StuttgartResearch Visit2015-05-11
University of UdineResearch visit2016-05-25
University of Stuttgart, GermanyGuest Scientist2017-06-01
University of StuttgartResearch Scientist2018-11-26
SAP-DRS (Phase-III) Lecture SeriesDepartment of Mathematics, Visva bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India.2018-09
International Online workshop on "Advanced Topics in Mathematics-2020"Center for Applied Mathematics, Dr. SPM International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur2020-10
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (RDMS)Department of Mathematics, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi2020-11
International Winter School on “Fluid dynamics, Heat Transfer and ApplicationsNIT Uttarakhand2021-01
Numerical Solutions of Differential EquationsNIT Jalandhar2020-09
Computational investigation of heat and mass transfer in micro and nano channels with surface heterogeneitiesIIT Bhubaneswar2015-11
REAL LIFE PROBLEMS and its Model: a mathematical approachDepartment of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack2015-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Advances in Stability Analysis on Dynamical SystemsAICTE2017-03
Two Phase Flow and Heat Transfer2017-10
National workshop on Computational and Industrial Mathematics (NWCIM-2017)2017-05
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
International e-Colloquium on Recent Advancements in Fluid Flow and Heat TransferIIT Roorkee2020-10
International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Computations in Biosystems (ICMCB-2018)DST, IAMMS2018-03
Electrokinetics in Porous Media (GIAN program)MHRD, India2017-01
Recent Advances on Computational Methods with Application2014-01
Recent Advances on Numerical Methods for Solving Engineering Problems2017-01
Numerical Modelling of Transport Phenomena in Fluid Flows for Engineering Applications2017-01
Special Lectures Delivered
Mathematical modelling and Numerical Computation using MATLABIIT Rorkee2015-01
Annual lecture series-2019, Department of MathematicsRavenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.2019-11
"Recent Advances on Numerical Methods for Solving Engineering Problems" Multiphase flow in Miniature systems: Flow modelling and ApplicationsIIT Roorkee2018-06
Annual lecture series-2016Department of Mathematics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha.2016-03
National International Collaboration
Reactor ModellingNTNU,Norway
Electrokinetic flows in Micro/Nano channels.ITLR, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Electrokinetics in Porous MediaUniversité Savoie Mont-Blanc EDYTEM CNRS, France
Two phase flow in Porous Media ICP, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Electrokinetic FlowPurdue University, USA
Tree Planar Networks in Respiratory SystemsUniversity of Evora, Portugal
Books Authored

Book Chapters:

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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:

  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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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).
  39. 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).
  40. 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).
  41. 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).
  42. 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).
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