Dr. rer. nat. Jitendra Kumar
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur - 721302, India

Office:  Room Number N-348
Phone:  +91 3222 283664
Email:  jkumar-please remove this text-@maths.iitkgp.ac.in

Residential Address
Flat Number: B-319
IIT Campus
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur - 721302, India


Phone:  +91 3222 280665
Email:  jkumarmath-please remove this text-@gmail.com

85th Annual Conference of Indian Mathematical Society (IMS 2019), Novemver 22-25, 2019

Research Interests

  • Development of numerical methods for solving integro-differential equations
  • Convergence and stability of finite volume and finite difference methods
  • Modelling and simulation of population balances in particle technology
  • Existence and uniqueness of solutions of population balances
  • Monte Carlo simulations of pharmaceutical products
  • Inverse problems in population balances
  • Discrete element method simulations

Academic Qualifications

2003 - 2006 :

PhD - Mathematics, Institute for Analysis and Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

2001 - 2003 :

Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics: Modelling and Scientific Computing, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

1999 - 2001 :

Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics and Informatics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India

Research Experiences & Positions

Oct 2014 - : Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

May 2018 - Jun 2018 :

Alexander von Humboldt Renewed Research Stay Fellowship, Institute of Particle Technology, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

May 2017 - Jul 2017 :

Guest Professor, DFG priority programme 1679, Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany

May 2016 - Jul 2016 :

Guest Professor, DFG priority programme 1679, Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany

May 2015 - Jul 2015 :

Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researcher, Thermal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

Jul 2009 - Oct 2014 :

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

May 2014 - Jul 2014 :

Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researcher, Thermal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013 :

Alexander von Humboldt Experienced Researcher, Thermal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

May 2011 - Jul 2011 :

Visiting Fellow, Thermal Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

May 2010 - Jul 2010 :

Visiting Fellow, Institute for Analysis and Numerical Mathematics,  Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Dec 2009 - Dec 2009 :

Visiting Fellow, Institute for Analysis and Numerical Mathematics,  Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Oct 2006 - Jul 2009 :

Research Associate, Institute for Analysis and Numerical Mathematics,  Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Oct 2003 - Sep 2006 :

Research Assistant, Institute of Process Equipments and Environmental Technology, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

Jun 2005 - Jul 2005 :

Visiting Fellow, Chemical and Biological Engineering , University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Oct 2001 - Sep 2003 :

Project Assistant, Department of Flow in Complex Structure, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics, Kaiserslautern, Germany