Dr. Ankush Pathania

Designation:

Associate Professor

Specialization:

Numerical Astrophysics (Stellar Structures and Oscillations)

Email:

apathania@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9417-187-801

Associate Professor

apathania@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr Ankush Pathania is working as an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics (SOM), Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology (TIET), Patiala. He received his Master’s degree in Mathematics (MSc) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar in 2004 and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Mathematics from School of Mathematics and Computer Applications (SMCA), TIET, Patiala in 2010. He has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics courses at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala since 2009. He has published 11 SCI research papers and has 1 ongoing (April 2017 – March 2020) CSIR sponsored major research project. Dr Pathania has guided one PhD and one Master’s student.

Experience: Total Teaching Experience: More than 8 years

Teaching Interests:

  1. Calculus
  2. Differential Equations, Laplace Equations, Fourier Series, Linear Algebra
  3. Numerical Analysis

Research Interest:

  1. Stellar Structures
  2. Stellar Oscillations
  3. Numerical Analysis

Publications:

Journals

S.No. Author(s) Year of Publication Title of Paper Name of the Journal, volume/ page numbers, Name of the Publisher

1

Kumar, T, Pathania, A and Lal, A K

2018

Effect of interaction of the various modes on the  radial velocity curves of the polytropic models of rotationally and tidally distorted pulsating variables stars

Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA), 18(12), 149(14pp)

Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing

2

Kumar, T, Lal, A K and Pathania, A

2018

Effects of rotation and tidal distortions on the shapes of radial velocity curves of polytropic models of pulsating variable stars

Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (RAA), 18(6), 63 (10pp).

Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing

3

Pathania, A and Medupe, T

2014

Dimensions and equilibrium structures of the primary components of the nonsynchronous binary systems

New Astronomy (NA), 26, 1-11

 

Elsevier

4

Pathania, A, Lal, A K and Mohan, C

2013

On the use of Roche equipotentials in analyzing the problems of binary and rotating stars

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (JOAA), 34, 69-73

Springer

5

Lal, A K, Kumar, T and Pathania, A

2013

Eigenfrequencies of rotationally and tidally distorted white dwarf models of stars

Astrophysics and Space Science (Ap&SS), 345, 155 – 167

Springer

6

Pathania, A, Lal, A K, Mohan, C and Medupe, T

2012

Kippenhahn and Thomas Averaging method for the structures of rotating stars

Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of India (BASI), 40, 41 – 50

Astronomical Society of India (ASI)

7

Pathania, A and Medupe, T

2012

Radius of the Roche equipotential surfaces

Astrophysics and Space Science (Ap&SS), 338, 127 – 145

Springer

8

Pathania, A, Lal, A K and Mohan, C

2012

Structures and oscillations of rotationally and tidally distorted stars in binary systems in the presence of Coriolis force

Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (PRSA), 468 (2138), 448 – 466

Royal Society Publishing, London

9

Lal, A K, Pathania, A, Bhalla, A and Mohan, C

2009

Eigenfrequencies of small adiabatic barotropic modes of oscillations of differentially rotating polytropic models of stars obeying a generalized law of differential rotation

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 42, 485215

 

Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing

10

Lal, A K, Pathania, A and Mohan, C

2009

Effect of Coriolis force on the shapes of rotating stars and stars in binary systems

Astrophysics and Space Science (Ap&SS), 319, 45 – 53

Springer

11

Lal, A K, Pathania, A and Mohan, C

2008

Effect of Coriolis force on the equilibrium structures of rotating stars and stars in binary systems

Astrophysics and Space Science (Ap&SS), 315, 157 – 165

Springer