devakar

 

Dr.  M. Devakar

M.Sc (UOH), Ph.D (NITW)

Assistant Professor

Joined the Institute in November 2008

 

Contact Information:

      Department of Mathematics

      Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur

      Maharashtra – 440 010

      Phone (0ffice): 0712- 2801407

      Email: m_devakar[at]yahoo[dot]co.inm_devakar[at]mth[dot]vnit[dot]ac[dot]in

 

Research Area:  Fluid Dynamics

 

Awards & Honours:

  1.     National Eligibility Test (NET) Qualified in 2004
  2.     UGC Junior Research Fellow (JRF) during July 2005-June 2007
  3.     UGC Senior Research Fellow (SRF) during July 2007-July 2008
  4.     Special Rank in State Level Mathematical Olympiad, (A.P) 2003
  5.     Second Rank in M.Sc (Applied Mathematics) at University of Hyderabad 2004
  6.     State 64th Rank in Ed-CET 2002 for pursuing Bachelor of Education
  7.   College Topper in B.Sc, Government Degree College, Jammikunta (Affiliated to Kakatiya University) 2002

 

Membership in Professional Bodies:

 

    Life Member of India Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), India
    Life Member of Andhra Pradesh Society for Mathematical Sciences, India

 

Supervision:

  1. Ph.D

    Completed: 00                         Ongoing: 02

  2. M.Sc Projects

    Completed: 00                           Ongoing: 02

  3. B.Tech Projects

    Completed: 01                           Ongoing: 00

Courses Taught:

 

UG Level:

  1. Mathematics-I & Mathematics-II for First Year B.Tech
  2. Numerical Computing
  3. Integral Transforms & Partial Differential Equations
  4. Numerical Analysis
  5. Numerical Methods & Probability Theory
  • PG Level:
  1. Complex Variables & Integral Transforms
  2. Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations
  3. Statistics & Optimization Techniques
  4. Applications of OR Techniques in Construction
  5. Measure and Integration
  6. Real Analysis
  7. Complex Analysis
  8. Fluid Dynamics

Publications:

 

2013-2014

  1.    M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “ Generalized Stokes’ problems for an incompressible couple stress fluid ”,   International Journal of Mathematical, Computational Science and Engineering (WASET), Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 63-66, 2014.

2012-2013

  1. M.Devakar, “MHD effects on the unsteady flow of a couple stress fluid due to the sudden motion of an infinite flat plate”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol 94 (4), pp 398 - 405, 2013.
  2. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “Unsteady flows of a micropolar fluid between parallel plates using state space approach”, The European Physical Journal Plus (Springer) Vol 128 (4): 41(1-13), 2013.

2011-2012

  1. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “Run up flow of an incompressible micropolar fluid between parallel plates-A state space approach”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol 35, pp 1751-1764, 2011.
  2. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “Magnetohydrodynamic effects on the first problem of Stokes for a micropolar fluid: a state space approach” Proceedings of 2011 World Congress of Engineering and Technology (Published by IEEE), Vol 2, pp 245-250, 2011.

2010-2011

  1. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “Run up flow of an incompressible couple stress fluid between parallel plates”, Non-Linear Analysis: Modelling and Control, Vol 15 (1), pp 29-37, 2010.

2009-2010

  1. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “ Stokes’ second problem for a micropolar fluid through state space approach”, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, Vol 36 (3), pp 193-206, 2009.

2008-2009

  1. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “ Stokes’ problems for an incompressible couple stress fluid”, Non-Linear Analysis: Modelling and Control, Vol 13 (2), pp 181-190, 2008.
  2. M.Devakar and T.K.V.Iyengar, “ Stokes’ first problem for a micropolar fluid through state space approach”,   Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol 33 (2), pp 924-936, 2009.

Administrative/Non-Academic Positions:

 

Institute Level:

  1. Coordinator, First Year B.Tech, July 2013 – till date
  2. Warden, PG Hostel, VNIT Nagpur, June 2010 – June 2012 (2 years)
  3. Warden, Hostel Block-3, VNIT Nagpur, July 2012 – May 2013
  4. Member, Reception Committee, 8th Convocation of VNIT (2010)
  5. Member, Degrees & Dockets Committee, 9th Convocation of VNIT (2011)
  6. Member , Admission Committee, AIEEE-2009 and AIEEE-2010
  7. Member, M.Sc Admission Committee 2013

Department Level:

  1.     Coordinator, M.Sc (Mathematics), July 2013 – till date
  2.     Coordinator, Department Purchases, July 2012 – till date
  3.     Coordinator, Department Time Table, Even Sem. 2009-2010 and Academic Year 2012 – 2013
  4.     DEC (Departmental Examinations Coordinator), January 2011 – June 2012
  5.     Coordinator, Department Annual Report Consolidation 2010-2011

Others:

  1. Observer for the IIT JEE (MAIN) – 2013 at Amravati, Maharashtra
  2. Observer for NMC (Nagpur Municipal Corporation) Examinations held on 22nd April 2012
  3. Active Member of Committee in bringing up the Magazine “Neuron – A Computer Paradigm” at Government Degree College,   Jammikunta (A.P) during in 2002

Co-Curricular Activities:

 

    Faculty In Charge, Ugadi (Gudi Padva) Puja  in 2012, 2013 and 2014

 

Workshops/STTPs/Conferences/Talks Organized:

 

  1. Convener, National Conference on Computational and Applied Mathematics in Science and Engineering (CAMSE-2012) during 21-22 December 2012 Jointly with Dr.P. Pramod Chakravarthy and Dr.G. Naga Raju at Department of Mathematics, VNIT Nagpur.
  2. Coordinator, Self sponsored Short Term Training Program on Recent Advances in Mathematics and its Applications to Science and Engineering (RAMASE)-2013 at the Department of Mathematics, VNIT Nagpur, during 6-10, May 2013 Jointly with Dr. Pallavi Mahale.
  3. Coordinator, for arranging Popular Talk entitled “Optimism, Success and Happiness” by distinguished professor (Retd.) of NIT Warangal, Prof.T.K.V. Iyengar on 8-05-2013.

International Visits:

 

    International Conference on “Applied and Engineering Mathematics (AEM 2011)”, Shanghai, China during 28 –30 October 2011. (for Paper Presentation)