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Dr. Raj Nandkeolyar is an Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematics, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India. He joined Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology on July 17, 2014. Dr. Nandkeolyar obtained his M. Phil. and Ph. D. degrees in Applied Mathematics from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad in the year 2007 and 2011, respectively. He is recipient of University Gold Medal in his Masters. Dr. Nandkeolyar has also worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He is having a total of 6.5 years of teaching/research experience. As of now, he has 16 publications in SCI/SCIE listed international journals and 20 publications in other reputed peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include theoretical fluid flow modelling along stretching surfaces, nanofluid flows, and flow along curved surfaces. Dr. Nandkeolyar is presently handling a research project funded by Science & Engineering Research Board (Department of Science & Technology), Government of India. His teaching interests include Numerical Analysis, Calculus of Variations, Integral Equations, and Integral Transforms.

**Project Title:**Modelling & Simulation of Three-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamics Nanofluid Flows over a Stretching Surface

**Project Duration:**3 years (2017-2020)

**Funding Agency:**Science & Engineering Research Board (Department of Science & Technology), GOI**Project Title:**Numerical Study of MHD Nanofluid Flow in the Presence of Induced Magnetic Field

**Project Duration:**2 Years (April 2017-March 2019)

**Funding Agency:**Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.

- Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), From: 2017.
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) From: 2013 To: 2014

**SCI 16, Non-SCI 20**

- Stagnation Point Nanofluid Flow Along a Stretching Sheet with Non-Uniform Heat Generation/ Absorption and Newtonian Heating, B. K. Mahatha, R. Nandkeolyar, M. Das, P. Sibanda, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, Accepted for publication, SCI, IF:0.239.
- Dissipative effects in hydromagnetic boundary layer nanofluid flow past a stretching sheet with Newtonian heating, B. K. Mahatha, R. Nandkeolyar, G.K. Mahato, P. Sibanda, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9(4), pp.1977-1989 (2016), SCI, IF:0.888.
- Viscoelastic nanofluid flow and radiative nonlinear heat transfer over a stretching sheet, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, S. S. Motsa, P. Sibanda, Journal of Computational & Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol.12(9), pp. 2385-2394 (2015), SCI, IF: 1.666.
- MHD Free Convection Flow Past a Flat Plate with Ramped Wall Temperature and Radiative Heat Transfer in the Presence of Porous Medium and an Inclined Magnetic Field, R. Nandkeolyar, M. Das, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 34(1), pp.109-123 (2015), SCI, IF:0.802
- Unsteady hydromagnetic natural convection flow past an impulsively moving vertical plate with Newtonian heating in a rotating system, G. S. Seth, S. Sarkar, R. Nandkeolyar, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 8(3), pp. 623-633 (2015), SCI, IF:0.888.
- Heat transfer in nanofluid flow with homogeneous- heterogeneous reactions and internal heat generation, R. Nandkeolyar, P. K. Kameswaran, S. Shaw, P. Sibanda, Journal of Heat Transfer, Transactions of ASME, Vol. 136 (12), pp. 122001-9 (2014), SCI, IF:1.723.
- Unsteady hydromagnetic flow of a heat absorbing dusty past a vertical permeable plate with ramped wall temperature, M. Das, B. K. Mahatha, R. Nandkeolyar, B. K. Mandal, K. Saurabh, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 7(3), pp. 485-492 (2014), SCI, IF: 0.888.
- Exact solutions of unsteady MHD free convection in a heat absorbing fluid flow past a flat plate with ramped wall temperature, R. Nandkeolyar, M. Das, P. Sibanda, Boundary Value Problems, Vol. 2013 (247), pp. 1-16 (2013), SCI, IF:0.642.
- Unsteady hydromagnetic heat and mass transfer flow of a heat radiating and chemically reactive fluid past a flat porous plate with ramped wall temperature, R.Nandkeolyar, M. Das, P. Sibanda, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2013, Article Id: 381806 (2013), SCI, IF:0.644.
- Unsteady Hydromagnetic Natural Convection Flow of a Dusty Fluid Past an Impulsively Moving Vertical Plate with Ramped Temperature in the Presence of Thermal Radiation, R. Nandkeolyar, G. S. Seth, O.D. Makinde, P. Sibanda, Md. S. Ansari, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transaction of ASME, Vol. 80 (6), pp. 061003 1-9 (2013), SCI, IF:1.394.
- Effects of Thermal Radiation and Rotation on Unsteady Hydromagnetic Free Convection Flow Past an Impulsively Moving Vertical Plate with Ramped Temperature in a Porous Medium, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 6(1), pp.27-38 (2013), SCI, IF:0.888.
- Effects of Hall Current and Rotation on Unsteady MHD Couette Flow in the Presence of an Inclined Magnetic Field, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 5(2), pp. 67-74 (2012), SCI, IF:0.888.
- MHD Natural Convection Flow with Radiative Heat Transfer Past and Impulsively Moving Plate with Ramped Wall Temperature, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, Heat & Mass Transfer, Vol. 47(5), pp. 551- 561 (2011), SCI, IF:1.044.
- Unsteady Hartmann Flow in a Rotating Channel with Arbitrary Conducting Walls, Md. S. Ansari, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Mathematical & Computer Modelling, Vol. 54(1-2), pp. 765-779 (2011), SCI, IF:1.366.
- Effects of Rotation and Magnetic Field on Unsteady Couette Flow in a Porous Channel, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 4(3), pp. 95-103 (2011), SCI, IF:0.888.
- Unsteady Hydromagnetic Couette Flow within Porous Plates in a Rotating System, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, Advances in Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Vol. 2(3), pp. 286-302 (2010), SCI, IF:0.788.

- Newtonian Heating Effect on Unsteady Hydromagnetic Casson Fluid Flow Past a Flat Plate with Heat and Mass Transfer, M. Das, R. Mahto, R. Nandkeolyar, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 54 (4), pp. 871-879 (2015), Scopus
- MHD stagnation point flow of a nanofluid with velocity slip, Non-linear radiation and Newtonian heating, B.K. Mahatha, R. Nandkeolyar, G. Nagaraju, M. Das, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 127, pp. 1010-1017 (2015), Scopus
- Mixed Convection and Nonlinear Radiation in the Stagnation Point Nanofluid flow towards a Stretching Sheet with Homogenous-Heterogeneous Reactions effects, M. Das, B.K. Mahatha, R. Nandkeolyar, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 127, pp. 1018-1025 (2015), Scopus
- Viscous dissipation and Newtonian heating effects on free non-linear convection in a nanofluid saturated porous media, R. Nandkeolyar, A. Sutradhar, P.V.S.N. Murthy, P. Sibanda, Open Journal of Heat, Mass & Momentum Transfer, Vol. 2(3), pp. 87-97 (2014).
- Unsteady MHD free convection flow of a heat absorbing dusty fluid past a flat plate with ramped wall temperature, R. Nandkeolyar, M. Das., Afrika Matematika, Vol. 25(3), pp. 779-798 (2014), Scopus
- Unsteady MHD Free Convection Flow of a Heat Radiating Fluid past a Flat Plate with Rampedness in Wall Temperature and Species Concentration, M. Das, R. Nandkeolyar, H. B. Pattanayak, Md. S. Ansari, Journal of Orissa Mathematical Society, Vol. 33(2), pp. 28-54 (2014), Scopus
- Viscous and Joule heating in the stagnation point nanofluid flow through a stretching sheet with homogenous-heterogeneous reactions and nonlinear convection, R. Nandkeolyar, S. S. Motsa, P. Sibanda, Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering & Medicine, Transactions of ASME, Vol. 4/041001-9 (2013), Scopus
- On convective dusty flow with internal heat absorption, R. Nandkeolyar, P. Sibanda, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2013, Article Id: 806724 (2013), Scopus
- Unsteady hydromagnetic radiative flow of a nanofluid past a flat plate with ramped temperature, R. Nandkeolyar, M. Das, H. B. Pattanayak, Journal of Orissa Mathematical Society, Vol. 32(1), pp. 15-30 (2013), Scopus.
- Unsteady Hydromagnetic Radiative Flow of a Dusty Fluid Past a Porous Plate with Ramped Wall Temperature, R. Nandkeolyar, P. Sibanda, Md. S. Ansari, Proceedings of ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, USA, V07AT08A070 (2013), Scopus.
- Effects of Hall Current on Unsteady Hartmann Flow in a Rotating Channel with Perfectly Conducting Walls, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S, Ansari, Journal of Magnetohydrodynamics, Plasma & Space Research, Vol. 18(1), pp. 1-25 (2013).
- Unsteady Hartmann Flow in a Rotating Channel with Perfectly Conducting Walls, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, International Journal of Applied Mechanics & Engineering, Vol. 16(4), pp. 1129-1146 (2011), Scopus.
- Unsteady Hydromagnetic Couette Flow within a Porous Channel, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, Tamkang Journal of Science & Engineering, Vol. 14 (1), pp. 7-14 (2011).
- Effects of Hall Current on Unsteady Hydromagnetic Couette Flow in a Rotating System Induced Due to an Accelerated Movement of One of the Plates of The Channel in the Presence of an Inclined Magnetic Field, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, International Journal of Applied Mechanics & Engineering, Vol. 6(3), pp. 835-849 (2011), Scopus.
- Effect of Rotation on Unsteady Hydromagnetic Natural Convection Flow Past an Impulsively Moving Vertical Plate with Ramped Temperature in a Porous Medium with Thermal Diffusion and Heat Absorption, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Vol. 7(21), pp. 52-69 (2011).
- Unsteady MHD Convective Flow Within a Parallel Plate Rotating Channel with Thermal Source/Sink in a Porous Medium Under Slip Boundary Conditions, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, International Journal of Engineering Science & Technology, Vol. 2(11), pp.1-16 (2010).
- Unsteady Hydromagnetic Couette Flow Induced due to Accelerated Movement of One of the Porous Plates of the Channel in a Rotating System, G. S. Seth, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, International Journal of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Vol. 6(7), pp. 24-42 (2010).
- Combined Free and Forced Convection Flow in a Rotating Channel with Arbitrary Conducting Walls, G. S. Seth, N. Mahto, Md. S. Ansari, R. Nandkeolyar, International Journal of Engineering Science & Technology, Vol. 2(5), pp. 184-197 (2010).
- Hartmann Flow in a Rotating System in the Presence of Inclined Magnetic Field with Hall Effects, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, Md. S. Ansari, Tamkang Journal of Sciene & Engineering, Vol. 13(3), pp. 243-252 (2010).
- MHD Couette Flow in a Rotating System in the Presence of Inclined Magnetic Field, G. S. Seth, R. Nandkeolyar, N. Mahto, S. K. Singh, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 3(59), pp. 2919-2932 (2009).

- Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
- University Gold Medal in M. Sc. (Mathematics) from Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag, India.

Research interests of Dr. Raj Nadkeolyar include numerical investigation of non-magnetohydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic boundary layer flow and heat transfer, theoretical investigation of nanofluid flow, numerical solution of boundary layer equations arising in fluid flow over curved surfaces.