Dr. P. Saikrishnan

 

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

Research Interest

  • Boundary Layer Theory

  • Finite Element Analysis

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Professor NIT, Trichy Oct 2019 Till now
Associate Professor NIT, Trichy Dec 2011  Sep 2019
Assistant Professor NIT, Trichy Dec 2008 Dec 2011
Senior Lecturer VIT, Vellore May 2006 Nov 2008
Post doctoral Fellow University of WITS, Johanesburg, South Africa April 2008 Nov 2008
Research Fellow National University of Singapore, Singapore Jan’ 2004 Apr 2006
Lecturer Aarupadai Vedu Institute of Technology, Paiyanoor, Mahapallipuram,Tamilnadu Sep’ 1998 Fen’ 2000

Academic Qualifications

Examination Board / University Year Division/ Grade Subjects
Ph.D IIT Madras 2004   Mathematics
M.Sc Anna University 1998 Distinction Mathematics
B.Sc University of Madras 1996 First class Mathematics
H.Sc Higher Education, Tamilnadu 1993 First Class  

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities within the University

Position Faculty/Department/Centre/Institution From To
NCC Officer NITT Mar’ 2009 Dec 2015
Head, Department of Mathematics NITT/Mathematics Feb’2018 Jan 2020
Chairman, Guest house advisory committee Guest House, NITT Nov, 2021  till now

Details of Academic Work

  • Curriculum Development - For M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • Courses taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels
  1. Mathematics – I
  2. Mathematics - II
  3. Transforms and Partial Differential Equations
  4. Numerical Methods
  5. Probability, Statistics and Linear Programming
  6. Transforms, Special Functions and PDE
  7. Applied Mathematics
  • Projects guided at Postgraduate level- 2 (M.Sc Project)
  • Other contributions- Served in various committees formed by institute/department

Details of Major R&D Projects

Title of Project Funding Agency From To Ongoing/ Completed
Non-Uniform Mass Transfer into Unsteady Water Boundary Layer Flows DST, New Delhi Oct’ 2010 Mar’ 2014 Completed

Number of PhDs guided

Name of the PhD Scholar Title of PhD Thesis Role(Supervisor/ Co-Supervisor) Year of Award
Ms. G. Revathi Numerical Study of Non-Similar solutions for Unsteady Boundary layer Flow Problems with Surface Mass Transfer Supervisor 2014
Mr. J. Rajakumar Non-Similar solutions of steady MHD mixed convection boundary layer flows with slot mass transfer Supervisor 2018
Ms. Samyuktha Numerical Study of Non-Similar solutions for Mixed Convection Boundary Layer Flow Problems with Suction or Injection Supervisor 2018
Ms. Sahaya Jenifer   Supervisor ongoing
Ms. Priya G    Supervisor (co-guide : Prof. V. Ravichandran) ongoing

Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role)

Date (s) Title of Activity Level of Event Role Event Organized by Venue
14.07.2018 Refresher Course in Mathematics National Resource person UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Bharadidasan Unvisertiy, Trichy Bharadidasan University, Khajamalai Campus, Trichy
18th June 2016 National Conference National Speaker Ramanujan Mathematical Society, Chennai National College, Trichy
28-29th April 2015 Conclave on Academic Reforms Local Participant NITT NITT
9-11th April,2015 International Conference on Advances in Materials, Manufacturing and Applications International Chaired a Session Dept of Metallurgical and Material Engineering, NITT NITT, India
15-16th Oct, 2012 International Conference on Mathematical, Computational and statistical Science and Engineering International Presenter World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Switzerland
6-7th Dec, 2012 National Conference on Frontiers in Applied Sciences and Computer Technology National Chaired a Session Department of Mathematica & Dept of CA, NITT NIT Trichy
26-28th May 2010 International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing International Presenter World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Tokya, Japan
11-13, Oct, 2008 International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Approximation Theory International Presenter University of Memphis, Memphis, USA University of Memphis, USA
18th Jan 2005 Joint symposium on scientific computing: Numerical Methods in Fluid and Solid Mechanics, System Control and Information Processing, Local Presenter Centre for Industrial Mathematics (CIM)-Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC),NUS, Singapore NUS, Singapore

Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia/Seminars Organized (as Chairman/ Organizing Secretary/ Convenor / Co-Convenor)

Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Date (s) Role Venue
National Conference on Mathematical Analysis and Applications National December 19-20, 2019 Organizing Secretary NITT
Short Term Course on Numerical Analysis using MATLAB National 15-05-2019 to 19-05-2019 Coordinator NITT

Invited Talks delivered

Topic Date Inviting Organization
Role of Mathematics in Engineering 26th Feb, 2015 Bharadidasan University College, Perambalur
Faculty development training programme 23rd June, 2013 University college of Engineering (Anna Univerisity), Arni, Tamilnadu
Short Term Programme on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics 18th Dec, 2012 Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala

Academic Foreign Visits

Country Duration of Visit Programme
Switzerland 15-16th Oct,2012 International conference on Mathematical, computational and statistical science and Engineering
Japan 26-28th May, 2010 International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing
USA 11-13th Oct. 2008 International conference on Applied Mathematics and Approximation Theory 2008

Publications

(A) Refereed Research Journals:

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal Volume (No.) Page numbers Year  
A. Sahaya Jenifer, Saikrishnan Ponnaiah Computational study: sinusoidal mass transfer into unsteady magnetohydrodynamic flow over a yawed cylinder The Journal of Analysis, DOI
10.1007/s41478-022-00462-6
  2022 Scoups
Krishnan P.G.;Saikrishnan P.;Ravichandran V. Boundedness of analytic functions in the unit disc using the theory of differential subordination Asian-European Journal of Mathematics, DOI:10.1142/S1793557122501893   2022 Scopus
A. Sahaya Jenifer , P. Saikrishnan , Roland W. Lewis Unsteady MHD Mixed Convection Flow of Water over a Sphere with Mass Transfer J. Appl. Comput. Mech., 935-943 7 2021 ESCI
A. Sahaya Jenifer, P. Saikrishnan, J. Rajakumar STEADY MHD FLOW OVER A YAWED CYLINDER WITH MASS TRANSFER Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer DOI: 10.5098/hmt.17.4   2021 Scopus
Tripathi J.;Vasu B.;Dubey A.;Gorla R.S.R.;Murthy P.V.S.N.;Bég O.A.;Prasad V.R.;Saikrishnan P. A review on recent advancements in the hemodynamics of nano-drug delivery systems Nanoscience and Technology, 11 73-98 2020 ESCI
G. Revathi ., Ponnaiah Saikrishnan ., M. Revathy ., S. Jayanthi ., Numerical study of darcy forchheimer unsteady mixed convection flow of nanofluid with an exponentially decreasing free-stream velocity distribution Computational Thermal Sciences 12, 289-303 2020 ESCI
J.Rajakumar, P.Saikrishnan, A.Chamkha,Ali F.Al-Mudhaf NON-SIMILAR SOLUTION OF STEADY MHD MIXED CONVECTION FLOW OVER A ROTATING SPHERE Computational Thermal Sciences: An International Journal 8(6) 509-523 2016 Scopus
J.Rajakumar, P.Saikrishnan, A.Chamkha Non-uniform mass transfer in MHD mixed convection flow of water over a sphere with variable viscosity and Prandtl number International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 26 2235 - 2251 2016 SCIE
Revathi. G., P.Saikrishnan and A. Chamkha Non-similar solutions for Unsteady flow over a yawed cylinder with non-uniform mass transfer through slot Ain Shams Engineering journal 5 1199-1206 2014 Scopus
G.Revathi, P.Saikrishnan and A. Chamkha Non-similar solution for unsteady water boundary layer flows over a sphere with non-uniform mass transfer International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 23 1104-1116 2013 SCIE
G.Revathi, P.Saikrishnan Effect of viscous dissipation and non-uniform double slot injection on a steady water boundary layer flow over rotating sphere with non-uniform mass transfer International Journal of Engineering Science Advanced Computing and Bio-Technology 4(1) 19-31 2013  
P. Saikrishnan Boundary Layer Flow Over a Yawed Cylinder with Variable Viscosity:Role of Non-uniform Double Slot Suction(Injection) Int. J. numerical methods for Heat & Fluid flow , 22,   2012 SCIE
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 20, 96-110 2010 SCIE
S. Roy, P. Saikrishnan and Bishun D. Pandey Influence of Double Slot Injection (Suction) into Water Boundary Layer Flows over Sphere Int. Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 36 646-650 2009 SCIE
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 45-52 2009 Scopus
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 52 894–898 (2009 SCI
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 35 163-168 2008 SCIE
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 45 2537–2563 2007 SCI
Huo-yuan Duan, Ping Lin, Saikrishnan P and Roger C. E. Tan L2-Projected Least-Squares Finite Element Methods for The Velocity-Pressure-Vorticity First order System of The Stokes Equations with Velocity Boundary Conditions SIAM Journal on numerical analysis 44 732-752, 2006. SCI
S. Roy and P. Saikrishnan Steady Laminar Water Boundary Layer Flow over a Yawed Cylinder Int. J. of Applied Mechanics and Engineering 9 739-747, 2004. Scopus
S. Roy and P. Saikrishnan Non-Uniform slot injection (suction) into water boundary layer Flow past Yawed Cylinder Int.J. of Engg. Sci. 42 2147-2157 2004 SCI
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, 41 1351 - 1365, 2003 SCI
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 46, 3389-3396, 2003 SCI
P. Saikrishnan and S. Roy "Steady non-similar axi-symmetric water boundary layers with variable viscosity and Prandtl number" Acta Mechanica, 157, 187-199, 2002 SCI

Conferences/Workshops/Symposia Proceedings

Author(s) Title of Abstract/ Paper Title of the Proceedings Page numbers Venue Year
J Tripathi, B Vasu, RSR Gorla, PVSN Murthy, A Dubey, OA Beg, P Saikrishnan Progress in nano-drug delivery systems and computational nano-pharmacodynamics ICEMCI 2019-International Conference on Engineering, Mathematical and Computational Intelligence   Jabalpur Engineering College, Jabalpur 2019
N Samyuktha, P Saikrishnan MHD MIXED CONVECTION FLOW OF NANOFLUID OVER A NONLINEAR STRETCHING SHEET WITH SUCTION OR INJECTION IN THE PRESENCE OF NON-UNIFORM HEAT SOURCE ISHMT Digital Library 5-9 BITS Pilani, Hyderabad 2017
G.Revathi, P.Saikrishnan Unsteady water boundary layer flow over a cylinder with non-uniform mass transfer World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 70 Switzerland 2012
G. Revathi Saikrishnan P Water boundary layer flow over rotating sphere with mass transfer World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 65 Japan 2010
P.Saikrishnan. G. Revathi Flow of viscous incompressible fluid flow in a diverging channel with non-uniform slot suction (injection) Proceedings of an International Conference on Mathematical Sciences in honor of Professor A.M.Mathai   St Thomas College, Pala, Kerala, India 2011

Contact Details

Department of Mathematics, NITT
Telephone: 0431 250 3687