Dr. P. Saikrishnan

 

 

E-mail: psai@nitt.edu
Ph: 0431 2503687

Education

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, (2004).

  • M.Sc., Mathematics, Anna University, Chennai, India, (1998).

  • B.Sc., Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai, India,(1996).

Research Interest

  • Boundary Layer Theory

  • Finite Element Analysis

Teaching and Research experience

  • Associate Professor (Dec 2011 - till now), Department of Mathematics, NIT Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Assistant Professor (Dec 2008 - Nov 2011), Department of Mathematics, NIT Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Post Doctoral Fellow (June 2008-Dec 2008), School of Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Senior Lecturer (May 2006 - Dec 2008), Department of Mathematics, School of Science and Humanities, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.

  • Research Fellow (Jan' 2004 - April 2006), Center for Industrial Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

  • Lecturer (Sep' 1998 - Feb'2000), Department of Mathematics, Aarupadai Vedu Institute of Technology, Paiyanoor, Mahapallipuram, Tamilnadu , India.

Research Project (On Going)

  • The financial support sanctioned from Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi for the research project "Non-Uniform Mass Transfer into Unsteady Water Boundary Layer Flow" .DST Sanction order No: SR/FTP/MS-06/2009 dt 18.10.2010. and total cost of the project cost is Rupees 11,52,000. Duration of the project : 3years.

List of Publications

  1. P. Saikrishnan, S. Roy, H. S. Takhar and R. Ravindran, ”Role of thermally stratified medium on a free convection flow from a rotating sphere ” Int. J. numerical methods for Heat & Fluid flow, Vol. 20, issue 1, 2010 pp. 96-110.

  2. S. Roy, P. Saikrishnan and Bishun D. Pandey, ”Influence of Double Slot Injection (Suction) into Water Boundary Layer Flows over Sphere ” Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 36, pp.646-650 (2009).

  1. P. Saikrishnan, R. Ravindran and S. Roy, ”Role of non-uniform slot injection (suction) into laminar boundary layer flow in a diverging channel ” Mathematical and computer Modelling, 50, (2009) 45-52.

  2. P. Saikrishnan, S. Roy, I. Mohammed Rizwan Sadiq and Bishun D. Pandey, ”Non-Uniform Slot Suction (Injection) Into Water Boundary Layer Flows Over a Cylinder ” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 52 (2009) 894–898.

  3. S. Roy and Saikrishnan P, ”Non-uniform slot injection (suction) into laminar boundary layer ow for an exponentially decreasing free stream velocity distribution”, Int. Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer, 35, pp. 163-168, 2008.

  4. Huo-yuan Duan, Ping Lin, Saikrishnan P and Roger C. E. Tan,”A least squares finite element method for the magnetostatic problem in a multiply-connected Lipschitz domain”,SIAM Journal on numerical analysis, Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 2537–2563, 2007.

  5. Huo-yuan Duan, Ping Lin, Saikrishnan P and Roger C. E. Tan, ”L2-Projected Least-Squares Finite Element Methods for The Velocity-Pressure-Vorticity Firstorder System of The Stokes Equations with Velocity Boundary Conditions” , SIAM Journal on numerical analysis, Vol.44, pp.732-752,2006.

  6. S. Roy and P. Saikrishnan, "Steady Laminar Water Boundary Layer Flow over a Yawed Cylinder", Int. J. of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol 9, No.4, pp.739-747, 2004.

  7. S. Roy and P. Saikrishnan, "Non-Uniform slot injection (suction) into water boundary layer Flow past Yawed Cylinder", Int.J. of Engg. Sci.,42, pp.2147-2157, 2004.

  8. P. Saikrishnan and S.Roy, "Non-uniform slot injection (Suction) into water boundary layers over i) a cylinder and ii) a sphere", International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol.41, pp. 1351 - 1365, 2003

  9. S. Roy and P. Saikrishnan, "Non-uniform slot injection (suction) into steady laminar water boundary layer flow over a rotating sphere", International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer, Vol. 46, pp. 3389-3396, 2003.

  10. P. Saikrishnan and S. Roy, "Steady non-similar axi-symmetric water boundary layers with variable viscosity and Prandtl number", Acta Mechanica, Vol.157, pp.187-199, 2002.

Conferences/Workshops

  • Presented a research paper in "International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing" held at Tokyo, Japan (on May 26-28, 2010)

  • Presented a research paper in "International conference on Applied Mathematics and Approximation Theory 2008", Organized by department of mathematics, University of Memphis, Memphis, USA (during Oct 11-13, 2008)

  • Presented my research work in "Balsius workshop", Organized by School of Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. (On August 2, 2008)

  • Presented my research work in Centre for Industrial Mathematics (CIM)-Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) Joint symposium on scientific computing: Numerical Methods in Fluid and Solid Mechanics, System Control and Information Processing, National University of Singapore, Singapore (on 18th Jan 2005)

  • Presented a research paper in International Conference on Scientific and Engineering Computation, National University of Singapore, Singapore (On 30th June 2004)

  • Participated in "Cyber workshop - Joint meeting on Applied Mathematics - II" at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, in Feb' 2003

  • Participated in "Engineering science group - International workshop on Mechanics" at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 2002

Fellowship awarded

  • Awarded University of the Witwatersrand postdoctoral Fellowship, South Africa

Ph.D Guidance

  • Ms. G. Revathi doing Ph.D under his guidance from Feb’ 2009

Courses taught ( ug level)

  • Engineering Mathematics – I (Analysis, Linear Algebra, Differential Calculus)

  • Engineering Mathematics – II (ODE, Complex Analysis)

  • Engineering Mathematics – III (Transforms and PDE)

  • Probability, Statistics and LPP

  • Transforms and PDE

  • Numerical Methods

Courses taught ( PG level)

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Data Analysis for Management

Administrative Experience

  • Care Taker, National Cadet Corps, NITT (March 2009 to September 2010)

  • Associate NCC officer ( Oct’2010 - till now)