National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



Name : PARAS RAM (Head of Department)
Designation : Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. : 1994 RECK (Faculty of Engg. &Tech.), Kurukshetra University
Current Address :

BB-4, N.I.T. Campus, Kurukshetra Haryana (INDIA)

Phone 1 (office) : 01744-233509 (O)
Phone 2 (office) : 9416539758
Email :,

Area Of Intrest :


  •                  Nano-Fluids Modelling,
  •                 Heat and Mass Transfer,
  •                 Transport in Porous Media,
  •                 Boundary Layer Theory,
  •                 Lubrication, Rheology
  •                 Micropolar Fluids in Thermo-Elastisity .

Experience :

  • Administrative  Experience:  HoD (Three Terms: 7 Years)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (5th May 2010 to 4th May 2012; 1st July 2012 to 30th June 2015;  1st  July 2017 to 30th June 2020)  
  • Teaching Experience    :     25 Years
  •  R & D                                 :    29.5 Years (4.5 years in Haryana State Council for Science & Technology, Chandigarh from May, 1991 to Oct, 1995)


Other :


  •                 Nano-Fluids Modelling,
  •                 Heat and Mass Transfer,
  •                 Transport in Porous Media,
  •                 Boundary Layer Theory,
  •                 Lubrication, Rheology
  •                 Micropolar Fluids in Thermo-Elastisity .


Book publication: Engineering Mathematics Through Applications CBS Publications, New Delhi  (ISBN: 978-81-239-2472-4 (Second Edition 2015))

Post Doc. Mentor (01):   Dr. Shashi Sharma

                                                  File No.: PDF/2016/003366, Dated 01-04-2017 

                                                  SERB, DST, GoI, 

                                                  Budget: 19.29 lacs (2 Years)

Ph.D. Supervision:   Completed: 08,  Ongoing: 03  (Updated on 01-07-20)

  1. Ms. Mittu walia
    Reg. No.2K13/NITK/ Ph.D.6130088,
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2019/22, 04-02-2020
  2. Mr. Vimal Kumar Joshi
    Reg. No.2K12/NITK/ Ph.D.6120029,
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2018/03, 30/07-2018
  3. Mr. Hawa Singh
    Reg. No.2K09/NITK/ Ph.D./1245MA,
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2016/03, 19-02-2016
  4. Mr. Vikas Kumar
    Reg. No. 2K10/NITK/ Ph.D./1353Ma,6. Mr. Vikas Kumar
    Award Notification: Ph.D. 2015/10, 04-11-2015
  5. Mr. Anupam Bhandari
    Reg. No. 2K09-NITK-Ph.D./1242MA
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2014/03, 28-04-2014
  6. Mr. Rajiv Kumar
    Reg. No. 2K05-NITK-Ph.D. 1071 MA
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2013/03, 18-04-2013
  7. Mr. Kushal Sharma
    Reg. No. 2K08 NITK- Ph.D.-1196MA, 05-09-2008
    Award Notification: Ph.D 2012/06, 27-08-2012
  8. Ms. Nidhi Sharma
    Reg. No. 2K05 NITK- Ph.D.-1073MA, 10-10-2005
    Award Notification: Ph.D. 2009/01, 11-05-2009

R &D Projects Completed: 01 (Magnetic Fluid Research Project; Sponsored by DST,  Haryana)

Awards: Haryana Merit Scholarship in Colleges (Govt. of Haryana)

Research Publications:  

  •               Toatal: 76 ( Papers given at the end, Updated on 01-07-20)
  •                 International Journals: 58 ( SCI/ SCOPUS Journals: 50);
  •                 International Conferences: 12;
  •                 National Conferences: 06)

Life Member:

1.  Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM)

2.   Indian Society for Mathemematical Modelling and Computer Simulation (ISMMACS)


Invited Speaker Abroad  : (2007 – 2018)

1. Singapore ,Singapore ( 2018)

2. Montereal &Toronto, Canada (2016)

3. Geneva & Zurich, Switzerland (2014)

4. Sydney & Melbourne, Australia (2013)

5. London, UK (2011)

6. Cairo, EgyptT (2008)

7. Tenerife, Canarry Islands, Spain (2007)


Administrative Duties ( Other than HoD):

Warden, Admission Committee , CEET; Teacher In-charge for Modeling Club; Member Institute’s Library Committee; Member Library User Group; Member Sports Committee; Associated with Institute’s Annual Administrative Report’s Compilation; Nodal officer UGC Cell, NITK;, Prof. In Charge: EDC / IIPC / IIIC


Topics covred in the book: Engineering Mathematics Through Applications

  1. Matrices and their Applications
  2. Geometrical Applications of Differentiation
  3. Geometrical Applications of Integration
  4. Partial Derivatives and their Applications
  5. Multiple Integrals and their Applications
  6. Complex Numbers and Functions
  7. Ordenary Differential Equations of 1st Order
  8. Applications of 1st Order Differential Equations
  9. Linear Differential Eqations of Second and Higher Order
  10. Physical Applications of Linear Differential Equations
  11. Partial Differential Equations
  12. Laplace Transforms and their Applications
  13. Finite Differences and Interpolation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration
  14. Difference Equations and  their Applications
  15. Solutions of Algebric and Transcendental Equations
  16. Integral Transforms (Fourier Transforms and their Applications)
  17. Vector Calculus with applications
  18. Series Solution and Special Functions
  19. Fourier Series and Practical Harmonic Analysis

Published Papers with Links:

Capturing of Magnetic Nanoparticles in a Fluidic Channel for Magnetic Drug Targeting, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Vol. 20, 1–8 (2020).

American Scientific Publishers

MHD Flow of Non-Newtonian Molybdenum Disulfide Nanofluid in a Converging/Diverging Channel with Rosseland RadiationDefect and Diffusion Forum:Vol. 401, pp 92-106 (2020)

(Trans Tech Publications)

Rheological Effects Due to Oscillating Field on Time Dependent Boundary Layer Flow of Magnetic Nanofluid Over a Rotating DiskProceedings of National Academy of Sciences: Section A ( Physical Sciences): 89(2):367–375 (2019)Online 2018



Investigation on the Existence of Flow Simulations for Magneto-Hydrodynamic Fluid Past a Static Wedge Surface in Nano-Liquids, Journal of Nanofluids: Vol. 8, Number 2, 2019, pp. 453-459(7)

(American Scientific Publishers)

Analysis of Heat Transfer and Lifting Force in a Ferro-Nanofluid Based Porous Inclined Slider Bearing with Slip Conditions,  Nonlinear Engineering: Vol. 8,Issue 1,  pp. 206-215 (2019) Online 2018

doi: 10.1515/nleng-2018-0014

De Gruyter 

Investigation of Thermal Effects in a Ferrofluid-Based Porous Inclined Slider Bearing with Slip Conditions

Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow: pp.39-46 (2019)

Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering


Numerical Solutions of the Falkner-Skan Viscous Flow with Temperature Distribution in Nano-Liquid past a Static and Moving Wedge, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems: Vol. 10 (06), 1185-1190 (2018)

(Institute of Advanced Scientific Research)

Penetrative Internally Heated Convection in Magnetic Fluids, Defect and Diffusion Forum,Vol. 387, pp 373-384 (2018)


 (Trans Tech Publications)

Convective boundary layer flow of magnetic nanofluids under the influence of geothermal viscosityDefect and Diffusion Forum, Vol. 387, pp 296-307(2018)


(Trans Tech Publications)

Boundary Layer Flow of Magnetic Nano-Liquids due to a Radially Rotating Stretchable PlateMaterials Science Forum: 928, pp. 100-105 (2018)

(Trans Tech Publications)

Performance analysis of magnetite nano-suspension based porous slider bearing with varying inclination and slip parameterDiffusion Foundations, 11 (11-21), 2017.

(Trans Tech Publications)

Numerical investigation of magnetic nanofluids flow over rotating disk embedded in a porous mediumThermal Science, 22(00):139-139 (2017)­­­­­

 (VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences)

Porosity effect on the boundary layer Bodewadt flow of a magnetic nanofluid in the presence of geothermal viscositThe European Physical Journal Plus, 132: 254, (2017)


Unsteady convective flow of hydrocarbon magnetite nano-suspension in the presence of stretching effectsDefect and Diffusion Forum, 377, pp. 155-165 (2017)

(Trans Tech Publications)

Free Convective Boundary Layer Flow of Radiating and Reacting MHD Fluid Past a Cosinusoidally Fluctuating Heated Plate, International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, DOI:10.1007/40819-017-0355-z, (2017).  


Variable Viscosity Effects on Time Dependent Magnetic Nanofluid Flow past a Stretchable Rotating Plate, Open Physics formerly Central European Journal of Physics, 14 (1), 651-658, (2016).

(De Gruyter Open)

Unsteady MHD Free Convection Fluctuating Flow Past an Impulsively Started Isothermal Vertical Plate with Radiation and Viscous Dissipation, Fluid Dynamics & Material Processing 10 (4), 1-30, (2014)

(Tech Science Press)

Swirling flow of field dependent viscous ferrofluid over a porous rotating disk with heat transfer, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 6(4), 1450033 (1-20) (2014).

(World Scientific, UK)

Heat Transfer in FHD Boundary Layer Flow with Temperature Dependent Viscosity over a Rotating Disk, Fluid Dynamics & Material Processing, 10(2), 179-196 (2014)

(Tech Science Press)

Rotating symmetric ferrofluid flow and heat transfer in porous medium with variable viscosity and viscous dissipation, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 7 (2), 357-366 (2014).

(Isfahan Univ. Technology)

Effect of rotation and MFD viscosity on ferrofluid flow with rotating disk. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics 52(2), 87-92 (2014).


FHD flow with heat transfer over a stretchable rotating disk, Multidiscipline Modeling in Material and Structures 9(4), 524-537 (2013).


Effect of phase difference between highly oscillating magnetic field and magnetization on the unsteady ferrofluid flow due to a rotating disk, Results in Physics 3, 55-60 (2013)

(Elsevier Publications)

Negative viscosity effects on ferrofluid flow due to a rotating disk, International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 41, 467-478 (2013)


Effect of porosity on unsteady MHD flow passed a semi infinite moving vertical plate with time dependent suction, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, 51, 461-470 (2013).


Ferrofluid flow with magnetic field dependent viscosity due to rotating disk in porous medium. International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 4(4), 1250041(18 pages) (2012).

(World Scientific, UK)

Effect of temperature dependent viscosity on the revolving axi-symmetric ferrofluid flow with heat transfer. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 33(11) 1441-1452 (2012).


Flow characteristics of revolving ferrofluid with variable viscosity in a porous medium in the presence of stationary disk. Fluid Dynamics & Material Processing, 8 (4), 437-452 (2012)

(Tech Science Press)

On the revolving ferrofluid flow due to rotating disk. International Journal of Non-linear Sciences, 13(3), 317-324 (2012).

World Academic Union, London)

Interactions of Generalized Thermoelastic Diffusion Due to Inclined Load: Int. J. of Emerging Trends in Engg. and Development 5(2), 583-600 (2012)

(RS Publication, UK)

A study of the effect of chemical reaction and radiation absorption on MHD convective heat and mass transfer flow past a semi-infinite vertical moving plate with time dependent suction: Int. Journal. of Appl. Math and Mech. 7(20), 38-58 (2011)


The effect of chemical reaction and heat transfer on MHD Flow of viscous fluid past a moving isothermal vertical porous plate with time dependent suction: International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. 6(3), 241-254 (2011)


Revolving ferrofluid flow under the influence of MFD viscosity and porosity with rotating disk: Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications. 3(9), 378-386 (2011)

(Scientific Research Publishing, USA)

Effect of Porosity on Revolving Ferrofluid Flow with Rotating Disk: International Journal of Fluids Engineering. 3(3), 261-271 (2011).


Axi-symmetric ferrofluid flow with rotating disk in a porous medium. International Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2(2), 151-161 (2010).

(Serial Publications, INDIA)

MHD flow and heat transfer in a viscoelastic fluid over a porous, flat surface with constant suction. Journal of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. 1(5), 552-565 (2010).

(Bhopal, INDIA)

Effect of magnetic field-dependent viscosity on revolving ferrofluid.  Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 322 (21), 3476-3480 (2010).


Effect of porosity on ferrofluid flow with rotating disk. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. 6(16), 67-76, (2010).


Elasto-dynamic response of thermo-elastic diffusion due to inclined load. Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structure, 6(3), 313 – 334 (2010).


Effects of stiffness on reflection and transmission of micropolar thermo-elastic waves at an interface between an elastic and micropolar generalized thermo-elastic solid: - Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 31(2), 117-135 (2009).

(Techno Press, KOREA)

Propagation of micro-polar elastic waves at an imperfect boundary: Bull. Cal. Math. Soc., 101 (5), 483-496(2009)

Reflection and transmission of micropolar elastic waves at an imperfect boundary:- Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, 4(1), 15-36 (2008).

(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK)

Thermo-mechanical response of generalized thermo elastic diffusion with one relaxation time due to time harmonic sources: - International Journal of Thermal Sciences: 47, 315-323 (2008).


Response of imperfections at the boundary surface: - International e-Journal of Engineering Mathematics: Theory and Application (Ie-JEMTA), 3(1), 90-109, (2008).

(International Electronic Engineering Mathematical Society, EGYPT)

Dynamical behavior of generalized thermo elastic diffusion with two relaxation times in frequency domain: - Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 28(1), 19-38 (2008).

(Techno Press, KOREA)

Interfacial imperfection on reflection and transmission of plane waves in anisotropic micropolar media: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 49, 305-312 (2008).


Reflection and transmission of micropolar thermo elastic waves with an imperfect bonding- International Journal of Appl. Math. and Mech. 4(3): 1-23, (2008).

(RIP Publications, INDIA)

Plane strain deformation in generalized thermo elastic diffusion: International Journal of Theomophysics. 29(4) 1503-1522 (2008).


Ferrofluid lubrication in porous inclined slider bearing : Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 30 (12), 1273-1281 (1999)


On the low Reynolds number magnetic fluid flow in a helical pipe: International Journal of Engg. Sci. 31(2), 229-239 (1993).