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  • Dr. Lokendra Kumar
Associate Professor
lokendra.kumar@jiit.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (IIT Roorkee) April 2004

Work Experience

14 years of teaching and research post Ph.D.

 

Interest Area(s)

Computational Fluid Dynamics,  Numerical Methods, FEM, Mesh Free Methods

 

Publications

International Journals

  • G. Swapna, Lokendra Kumar, Puneet Rana, Anchala Kumari and Bani Singh “Finite element study of radiative double-diffusive mixed convection magneto-micropolar flow in a porous medium with chemical reaction and convective condition”, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 57(1) pp. 107-120 (2018).
  • Puneet Rana, Ruchika Dhanai and Lokendra Kumar, “Radiative nanofluid flow and heat transfer over a non-linear permeable sheet with slip conditions and variable magnetic field: Dual solutions”, Ain Shams Engineering Journal, Vol. 8, 341-352 (2017).
  • Puneet Rana, Ruchika Dhanai and Lokendra Kumar, “MHD slip flow and heat transfer of Al2O3-water nanofluid over a horizontal shrinking cylinder using Buongiorno’s model: Effect of nanolayer and nanoparticle diameter”, Advanced Powder Technology, Vol. 28(7), pp. 1727-1738, 2017.
  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar, “Lie group analysis for bioconvection MHD slip flow and heat transfer of nanofluid over an inclined sheet: Multiple solutions”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol.66, pp. 283-291, 2016.
  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar, “MHD mixed convection nanofluid flow and heat transfer over an inclined cylinder due to velocity and thermal slip effects: Buongiorno's model”, Powder Technology, Vol. 288, pp. 140-150, 2016.
  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar, “Multiple solutions in MHD flow and heat transfer of Sisko fluid containing nanoparticles migration with a convective boundary condition: Critical points”, The European Physical Journal Plus, Vol. 131 (5), 1-14 (2016).
  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar, “Critical values in Slip flow and heat transfer analysis of non-Newtonian nanofluid utilizing heat source/sink and variable magnetic field: Multiple solutions”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 58, 155-164 (2016)
  • Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar, “Two phase boundary layer nanofluid flow and heat transfer analysis over a stretching sheet: A realistic approach”, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience,Vol. 12, 3090-3095 (2015).
  • Diksha Gupta­, Lokendra Kumar, O. Anwar Bégand Bani Singh, “Finite element simulation of nonlinear magneto-micropolar stagnation point flow from a porous stretching sheet with prescribed skin friction”, Computational Thermal Sciences,7(1): 1-14 (2015).
  • G Swapna, Lokendra Kumar, Puneet Rana and Bani Singh, “Finite element modeling of a double-diffusive mixed convection flow of a chemically-reacting magneto-micropolar fluid with convective boundary condition”, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 47, pp. 18-27 (2015).
  • G. Swapna, Lokendra Kumar and Neeraj Bhardwaj, “Study of effects of radiation and magnetic field on the mixed convection micropolar fluid flow towards a stagnation point on a heated vertical permeable plate using finite element method”, International Journal of Mechanic Systems Engineering, Vol. 5, Iss. 1, pp. 1-13 (2015)
  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar “Multiple solutions of MHD boundary layer flow and heat transfer behavior of nanofluids induced by a power-law stretching/shrinking permeable sheet with viscous dissipation” Powder Technology, Vol. 273, 62-70 (2015).
  • G. Swapna, Lokendra Kumar, O. Anwar Bég and Bani Singh, “Finite Element Analysis of Radiative Mixed Convection Magneto-micropolar Flow in a Darcian Porous Medium with Variable Viscosity and Convective Surface Condition”, Heat Transfer - Asian Research, Vol. 44 (6), 515-532 (2015).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “Theoretical study of the effect of the magnetic field on cardiovascular problems taking the approach of channel of varying gap bounded by a porous medium”, Int. J. of Appl. Math and Mech.,10 (9): 76-95 (2014).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “A study of the effect of magnetic field on the rotation of a viscous fluid near a porous medium with a constant suction”, International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, Vol. 6, No. 4, 64-76 (2014).
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar, O. Anwar Bég and Bani Singh, “Finite element analysis of transient heat and mass transfer in microstructural boundary layer flow from a porous stretching sheet”, Computational Thermal Sciences, Vol. 6 (2): 155–169 (2014).
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar, O Anwar Bég and Bani Singh, “Finite element simulation of mixed convection flow of micropolar fluid over a shrinking sheet with thermal radiation”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Vol.228, 61-72 (2014).
  • Diksha Gupta­, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Finite element solution of unsteady mixed convection flow of micropolar fluid over a porous shrinking sheet”, The Scientific World Journal,Vol. 2014, Article ID 362351,11 pages (2014).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “Flow of a viscous fluid through different porous structures embedded in porous medium”, Journal of Porous Media, Vol. 15, Issue 12, 1125-1135 (2012).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “A study of the effect of magnetic field on the rotation of a heated impervious disk in a second grade fluid bounded by a porous medium”, Int. J. of Appl.Math and Mech.Vol. 8 (11), 99-116 (2012).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “A study of the effect of permeability of rocks in Tsunami generation and propagation by seismic faulting using linearized shallow –water wave theory”, Science of Tsunami Hazards (ISSN: 8755-6839),Vol. 31, No. 1, 62-81 (2012).
  • Lokendra Kumar, Rama Bhargava and Bani Singh, “Finite element solution of the effect of radiation on free convection flow of a MHD thermomicropolar fluid over a vertical plate” Int. J. of Appl. Math and Mech., Vol. 7, No. 13,  91-111 (2011).
  • Lokendra Kumar, Bani Singh, Lokesh Kumar and Rama Bhargava, “Finite element solution of MHD flow of micropolar fluid towards a stagnation point on a vertical stretching sheet” Int. J. of Appl. Math and Mech., Vol. 7, No. 3,  14-30 (2011).
  • Lokendra Kumar, “Finite element analysis of combined heat and mass transfer in hydromagnetic micropolar flow along a stretching sheet”, Computational Materials Science, Vol. 46, No. 4, 841-848 (2009).
  • Lokendra Kumar, Rama Bhargava and H.S. Takhar, “Finite element solution of mixed convection on a moving vertical cylinder with suction in a moving micropolar fluid medium”, Meccanica, An International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA), Vol. 41(1), 63-78 (2006).
  • L. Kumar, R. Bhargava, P. Bhargava, H.S. TakharFinite element solution of mixed convection micropolar fluid flow between two vertical plates with varying temperature”, Archives of Mechanics, Vol. 57, No. 4, 251-264 (2005).
  • R. Bhargava, L. Kumar, H.S. Takhar,R.S. Agarwal,“Quasilinearization of mixed convection micropolar flow near stagnation point with suction”, International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol. 22, No.1, 103-112 (2004).
  • Rama Bhargava, R.S. Agarwal, Lokendra Kumar, H.S. Takhar,“Finite element study of mixed convection micropolar flow in a vertical circular pipe with variable surface conditions”, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 42, 13-27 (2004).
  • Rama Bhargava, Lokendra Kumar, H.S. Takhar,“Finite element solution of mixed convection micropolar flow driven by a porous stretching sheet”, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol.  41, 2161-2178 (2003).
  • Rama Bhargava, Lokendra Kumar, H.S. Takhar, “Mixed convection from a continuous surface in a parallel moving stream of a micropolar fluid”, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 39, 407- 413 (2003).
  • R. Bhargava, L. Kumar, H.S. Takhar, “Numerical solution of free convection MHD micropolar fluid flow between two parallel porous vertical plates”, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 41, 123-136 (2003).
  • Rama Bhargava, R.S. Agarwal, Lokendra Kumar and H.S. Takhar, “Numerical solution for the mixed convection flow of a micropolar fluid past a continuously moving plate”, International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 2,  23-30 (2002).

National Journals

  • Ruchika Dhanai, Puneet Rana and Lokendra Kumar “Dual Solutions in MHD Boundary Layer Nanofluid Flow and Heat Transfer with Heat Source/Sink considering Viscous Dissipation”, Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, pp. 142-148 (2015).
  • Parul Saxena and Lokendra Kumar, “A Study of the Effect of Magnetic Field on the Transport of Cargos through Nuclear Pore Complex”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Vol. 2, Issue 5, 173-178, (2013). [Impact factor: 1.121] [Indexed in DOAJ, Google Scholar]

 

International/National Conferences

  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar, O. Anwar Bég, and Bani Singh “Numerical study of steady dissipative mixed convection optically-thick micropolar flow with thermal radiation effects”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1897, 020012 (2017).
  • Puneet Rana, Lokendra Kumar, “Effect of Uncertainties in Physical Properties on Mixed Convection Along a Rotating Vertical Slender Cylinder With Nanofluids”, ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Paper No. IMECE2014-39769, pp. V08BT10A090; 8 pages doi:10.1115/IMECE2014-39769, 2014.
  • Lokendra Kumar, “Finite element solution of natural convection boundary layer flow of MHD thermomicropolar fluid over a vertical plate”, Proceedings of the 37th  National and 4th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, IIT Madras, Chennai, India,  ISBN: 978-81-910-571-1-9, pp. 1-10 (FMFP10 - HT - 05), Dec. 16-18, 2010.
  • Lokendra Kumar, G. Swapna and Bani Singh, “Finite difference solution of the mixed convection flow of MHD micropolar fluid past a moving surface with radiation effect”, Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS International Conference on Finite Differences - Finite Elements - Finite Volumes - Boundary Elements (F-and-B’11), Paris, France, ISBN: 978-960-474-298-1, ISSN: 2223-3679, pp.41-46, April 28-30, 2011.

Attended/Abstract Published

  • Participated in the 2nd international conference on “Recent Advances in Mathematical Sciences and its Applications (RAMSA-2017)” organized by Department of Mathematics, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, during December 12-14, 2017.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Useful mathematical and statistical software tools for engineering applications” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, September 08-09, 2017.
  • Participated in one week faculty development program on “Mathematical Aspects of Image Processing and Computer Vision” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, July 10-15, 2017.
  • Participated in the CSIR Sponsored Workshop on “Recent Trends in Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, April 07-08, 2017.
  • Participated in the international conference on “Recent Advances in Mathematical Sciences and its Applications (RAMSA-2016)” organized by Department of Mathematics, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida, during December 08-10, 2016.
  • Participated in one week faculty development program on “Continuum Mechanics and Applications” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, July 18-23, 2016.
  • Participated in the workshop on Numerical Methods using Scilab organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, April 08-09, 2016.
  • Participated in the one week faculty development program on “Functional analysis and its applications” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, July 13-18, 2015.
  • Lokendra Kumar and G. Swapna, “Finite element study of mixed convection magneto-micropolar fluid flow in a porous medium with convective surface condition”, Book of abstract P-94, pp. 80, International Conference on Recent Trends in Mathematics (ICRTM 2015) organized by Department of Mathematics, University of Allahabad, July 10-12, 2015.
  • Participated in the international workshop on “Statistical and Numerical Trends in Sciences and Engineering” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, January 1, 2015.
  • Participated in the one day lecture program on “Emerging Trends in Biomathematics” jointly organized by JIIT Noida and the National Network for Mathematical and Computational Biology, November 29, 2014.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on “Advanced Optimization Techniques” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, September 23, 2014.
  • Participated in one week faculty development program on “Advanced Computing Methods” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, July 21-July 26, 2014.
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Numerical solution of MHD flow of micropolar fluid over a non-linear shrinking sheet with a convective boundary condition” Book of abstract pp. 19, National Conference on Contemporary Developments in Mathematical Sciences and Computing (CDMSC -2013) February 2-3, 2013, Department of Mathematics, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • G. Swapna, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Finite element solution of the flow of a magneto-micropolar fluid past a continuously moving plate with a convective surface boundary condition” Book of abstract pp. 21, National Conference on Contemporary Developments in Mathematical Sciences and Computing (CDMSC -2013) February 2-3, 2013, Department of Mathematics, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Stagnation-point flow of micropolar fluid over a stretching/shrinking sheet with melting and radiation effects” Book of abstract pp. 20, National Conference on Modeling, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Operations Research  (NCMOC -2012) February 4-5, 2012, Department of Mathematics, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan.
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Numerical solution of the effect of thermal radiation on the flow of micropolar fluid over a shrinking sheet”, Book of abstract pp. 15, International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing (AMOC -2011) December 5-7, 2011, Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee.
  • G. Swapna, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, "Effect of the Radiation on the stagnation flow of MHD micropolar fluid towards a heated surface with suction", Book of abstract pp. 19-20, International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing (AMOC -2011) December 5-7, 2011, Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Wavelets and its Applications in Signal Processing” organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, JIIT Noida, April 20, 2011.
  • Diksha Gupta, Lokendra Kumar and Bani Singh, “Numerical solution of the mixed convection micropolar fluid past a continuously moving plate in the presence of radiation”, National Symposium on Application of Various Techniques in Fluid  Dynamics, organized by Department of Mathematics, B.S.N.V. Post Graduate College, Lucknow in Association with National Science Network (NSN), page 26, February 10-12, 2011.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Intensive Workshop on Microwave Tubes” organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, JIIT Noida, November 27, 2010.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Advanced Computing and Software Tools” organized by Department of Mathematics, JIIT Noida, October 30, 2010. 
  • Participated in the Study Group Meeting on Industrial Problems (SGMIP - 2009) held at IIT Roorkee from 16th-21st March 2009. 
  • Lokendra KumarFinite element solution of heat and mass transfer in a hydromagnetic flow of a micropolar fluid past a stretching sheet”, IMS Conference, organized by Department of Mathematics, University of Pune, December 27–30, 2007.
  • Lokendra Kumar and Rama Bhargava, “Numerical techniques for the solution of the mixed convection flow of a micropolar fluid past a continuously moving plate with variable surface conditions” in the Indo-Australian workshop organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Roorkee, April 12–14,  2007.
  • Participated in the conference ICMB organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Kanpur, February 19–21, 2004. 
  • Rama Bhargava, Lokendra Kumar and H.S. Takhar, “Study of mixed convection micropolar flow applicable to circular devices”, ICIWIM, organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay, December 2–9, 2002.
  • Rama Bhargava, R.S. Agarwal and Lokendra Kumar, “Finite element solution to free convection micropolar fluid flow in a circular pipe”, CONIAPS-V, organized by Department of Mathematics, Bundelkhand University Jhansi, April 7–9, 2002.
  • Rama Bhargava and Lokendra Kumar, “Quasilinearization to mixed convection micropolar flow near a stagnation point with suction”, NSMMA, organized by Department of Mathematics, IIT Madras, December 22, 2001.

Professional Projects / Professional Achievements

  • Guided five M.Tech Dissertations
  • Guided three Ph.D Candidates
  • Guiding one Ph.D Candidate
  • Guided one Post Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Reviewer of various International Journals
  • Life Member of Indian Mathematical Society.
  • Life Member of National society of fluid mechanics and fluid power.
  • Life member of International Association of Engineers  (IAENG).