G P Raja Sekhar

Prof. G P Raja Sekhar

  •    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - 721302 (India)
  •    Professor in Department of Mathematics

       Dean, Planning and Coordination

  •    rajas @ iitkgp.ac.in,
    rajas @ maths.iitkgp.ac.in
  •    +91 3222 - 283684
  •    +91 3222 - 255303

Specialization

  • PDE Theory and Applications
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Boundary Integral Methods

Current Area of Research

  • Biphasic mixture theory to deformable porous media
  • Thermocapillary migration of viscous drops
  • Modeling flow through anisotropic porous media
  • Multiphase flows

  • Publications

  • Visits Abroad

  • Workshops / Conferences

  • Research

  • August 2019- as on date

    Professor on HAG Scale

    Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India

  • August 2011- August 2019

    Professor

    Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India

  • April 2007 - August 2011

    Associate Professor

    Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India

  • January, 2009 - December, 2009

    Sabbatical Leave

    Institute for Applied Analysis and Numerical Simulation, University of Stuttgart, Germany on Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers.

  • June 2002 - April 2007

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India

  • December 2000 - June 2002

    Visiting Faculty

    Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India

  • November 1998 -December 2000

    JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow

    Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan.

  • January 1997-November 1998

    Guest Faculty

    Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Hyderabad.

  • JBS Gold Medal

    Indian Academy of Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
    in the name of Professor J B Shukla, IIT Kanpur, India

    Mathematician of the year

    Ponnala Trust Instituted at National Institute of Technology
    Warangal, Telangana State, India

  • Fellow

    Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences
    Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India

  • Citation for Bhatnagar Memorial Award Lecture

    Indian Mathematical Society (IMS)
    82nd Annual Conference of IMS

  • Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship

    for Experienced Researchers by Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

  • Royal Society (United Kingdom) - INSA

    Visiting Scientist

  • INSA (Indian National Science Academy)

    Scientist Award in Mathematical Sciences

  • Japan Society for The Promotion of Science (JSPS)

    Fellowship

  • SRF (Senior Research Fellow)

    of CSIR-UGC, India

  • JRF (Junior Research Fellow)

    of CSIR-UGC, India

  • 95.85 percentile in (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), GATE

  • 5th rank in AP Mathematical Olympiad at PG level

Research Visits

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Institute of Applied Analysis and Numerical Simulation, University of Stuttgart, University of Bremen, Germany, 1 January 2009-31 December 2009; 10 May-17 July 2011; 10 May-10 July 2015, 6 May - 28 June 2018, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wendland, Prof. Dr. Christian Rohde,
  • Research Visit, Mathematical Institute, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Birmingham University, UK, 16 May - 10 June, 2016, Prof. Sarah Waters,
  • Research Visit, ZeTeM, University of Bremen, Germany, 12-18 June 2015; 17-20 June 2018, Prof. Michael Boehm,
  • Research visit, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 23- 29 November 2009; 4 - 9 June 2018, Prof. Mirela Kohr,
  • Visiting Scientist, POSTECH, South Korea, 10-23 February, 2003; 10-17 February, 2007, Prof. K Kim,
  • Visiting Academic Staff, School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, U K, 8 May-14 July, 2006, Prof. John Blake,
  • Visiting Scientist, DAMTP, Cambridge University, U K, 20 September-20 December 2004, Prof. John Lister,
  • Research visit, OCIAM, Oxford University, U K, on 24 October & 19 November 2004, Prof. John Ockendon,
  • Seminar, School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, U K, 23rd November 2003, Prof. John Blake,
  • JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo University of Agri. and Tech., Japan, November 1998 -December 2000, Prof. Osamu Sano,

Conference Visits

  • ICTAM 2016 (International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics under IUTAM), Montreal, Canada, 22 - 26 August 2016,
  • ICTAM 2008 (International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics under IUTAM), Adelaide, Australia, 25-29 August 2008,
  • GAMM (Society of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Germany), University of Bremen, Germany, 30 March-4 April, 2008,
  • 4th World Congress for Nonlinear Analysts, Orlando, Florida, 30 June-7 July, 2004,
  • January 2020 - till date, Dean (Planning and Coordination), IIT Kharagpur,
  • January 2018 - January 2020, Chairman, Career Development Centre, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2020, Member, JAM Academic Committee (JAC) 2020, All IITs,
  • June 2018 - February 2020, Convenor, All IIT Placement Committee (AIPC), All IITs,
  • January 2016 - December 2017, Vice-Chairman, Career Development Centre, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2015, Member, Admission Committee for joint M.Tech./MCP - PhD Programme, Session 2015-2016, IIT Kharagpur,
  • January 2015 - January 2017, Member, SRIC Research Council, Management, Mathematical and Social Sciences Group, IIT Kharagpur,
  • July 2014 - July 2016, Member, RPEC (Research Program Evaluation Committee), IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2014, Convener, GATE Academic Standing Committee, Constituted by the GATE National Coordination Board, IITs and IISc,
  • June 2013 - May 2014, Organizing Chairperson, GATE 2014, IIT Kharagpur,
  • June 2013 - May 2014, Chairman, GATE/JAM 2014, IIT Kharagpur,
  • July 2012- May 2013, Vice-Chairman, GATE/JAM 2013, IIT Kharagpur,
  • June 2011 - June 2012, Vice-Chairman, GATE/JAM 2012, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2011, Member, Support Group, Governance Structure and Support Team 2011, IIT Kharagpur,
  • October 2010 - June 2011, Vice-Chairman, JAM 2011, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2008-2018, Co-ordinator: Memorandum of Understanding, ZeTeM, University of Bremen, Germany, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 2008-2009, Member, Institute Curriculum Review Committee (SOM Committee), IIT Kharagpur,
  • June 2011 - December 2011; July 2005 - July 2007, Time Table In-Charge, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur,
  • Jan 2010 - December 2010, Member, Time-Table Committee, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur,
  • July 2007 - December 2008, Training and Placement In-Charge, Department of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 8 July 2005 - 4 January 2006: 1 October 2007 - 30 November 2008 MMM, Assistant Warden, Madan Mohan Malaviya Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur,
  • 01 August 2002 - 30 June 2004, Assistant Warden, Meghnad Saha Hall of Residence, IIT Kharagpur,

National Committees

  • Co-opted Member, Programme Advisory Committee on Mathematical Sciences under Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Government of India,, 2016 - 2019,
  • Member, Expert Committee for Mathematical Research Impact-Centric Centric Support Scheme (MATRICS) under Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Government of India, 2019,
  • Visitor’s Nominee, Basic Science Group for National Institutes of Technology (NITs), by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, 2018 - 2021,
  • Member, International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - National Committee, nominated by Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, India, 2016 - 2019; 2020 - 2023,

Membership of Academies/Societies

  • Life Member, Indian Academy of Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), India,
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), IIT Kharagpur, India,
  • Executive Member, Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), IIT Kharagpur, India, February 2004 - February 2006,
  • Executive Member, Indian Academy of Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), India, December 2016 - December 2018,
  • Executive Member, Indian Mathematical Society (IMS), India, December 2017 - till date,
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), Allahabad, India,

Member of Institutes/Universities/Councils

  • Member, Board of Studies, GITAM Institute of Technology, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2012 - 2013,
  • Eminent Educationist Member, Vidyalaya Management Committee (VMC), Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Kharagpur, January 2016 - 2019,
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Mathematics, ANITS College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, June 2016 - 2018,
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Mathematics, Pragathi College of Engineering, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India, July 2016 - 2019,
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Basic Science, Shri Vishnu Engineering College for Women, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India, December 2017 - till date,
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Engineering Mathematics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, December 2017 - till date,
  • Member, Board of Studies, Department of Applied Mathematics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, ,
  • Member, Conduct of Computer Based Test 2017, Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Hyderabad, India, December 2017 - till date,
  • Member, Result Processing Committee 2018, Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), Hyderabad, India, 2018,
  • Member, Academic Audit, Department of Mathematics and Computational Sciences, NIT Karnataka, India, 2019,
  • Member, Academic Audit, Department of Mathematics, NIT Nagpur, Nagpur, India, 2019,
  • Member, Academic Audit, Department of Mathematics, NIT Bhopal, Bhopal, India, 2019,