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**October 21st, 2022**The Department of Mathematics is recognized as a Research Centre to offer Ph.D. degree under VTU w.e.f. 22.04.2008. The Department has five eminent Professors, guiding researchers towards Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics and Graph Theory.

**List of Research Guides**

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| Name of the Faculty | Qualification | Designation | Area of Interest |

1 | Dr. S. Manjunath | M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D, M.Sc., IT, PGDCA | Professor & HOD | Applied Mathematics, Fluid Mechanics |

2 | Dr. L. Venkata Reddy | M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D | Associate Professor | Applied Mathematics, Fluid Mechanics |

3 | Dr. N. P. Chandrashekara | M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D | Associate Professor | Applied Mathematics, Fluid Mechanics |

4 | Dr. Leena N. Shenoy | M.Sc., Ph.D PGDCA | Associate Professor | Applied Mathematics, Graph Theory |

5 | Dr. A. Pranesha Setty | M.Sc., Ph.D | Associate Professor | Applied Mathematics, Fluid Mechanics |

**List of Ph.Ds Awarded**

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| Name of Research Scholar | Name of the Guide | Title of the Research Work | Month & Year of Award |

1 | S Vagdevi | Dr. S. Manjunath | Development of ANN methods for Providing security to Commercial Software to Avoid Piracy | January 2011 |

2 | L Venkata Reddy | Dr. S. Manjunath | The Fluid Mechanics of the Cooling of Streching Films | May 2014 |

3 | N P Chandrashekara | Dr. S. Manjunath | Convection of a Boussinesq-Stokes Suspensions and Micropolar Liquids in an Enclosure | September 2014 |

4 | T. V. Joseph | Dr. S. Manjunath | Linear and Non – linear Electro Convection in a Micropolar Fluids | December 2014 |

5 | B S Anil Kumar | Dr. S. Manjunath | Computational Investigation of Flow Separation in an Incompressible Aerodynamics | April 2017 |

6 | D. Sreelakshmi | Dr. S. Manjunath | Computer assisted Solution to the Flow Problem Involving Coolant Surrounded Stretching Water-Films | May 2018 |

**List of Research Scholar**

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| Name of Research Scholar | Name of the Guide | Title of the Research | Research Area |

1 | Chandrakanth V. | Dr. S. Manjunath | A Mathematical Study on Two-Dimensional Dispersion of Passive/Reactive Solute in Channel Flows of a Viscoelastic Fluid | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

2 | Komala. C. S | Dr. S. Manjunath | Convection in Viscoelastic Liquids Occupying a Tilted Slot | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

3 | Sushma T. S. | Dr. S. Manjunath | Study of Thermal Convection in Newtonian Ferromagnetic Nanoliquids using Differential Geometry Methods | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

4 | Srihari M Subodha | Dr. S. Manjunath | Three-Dimensional Dispersion in Flows through and Past Porous Media | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

5 | Kavya H. S. | Dr. S. Manjunath | Dispersion of Passive/Reactive Solute in Channel Flows of a kuvshiniski Viscoelastic Fluid | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

6 | Devikarani G.Shetty | Dr. S. Manjunath | Rayleigh-Benard Convection in Newtonian Nanoliquids Occupying Anisotropic Porous Enclosures. | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

7 | Naveen Bala A | Dr. L Venkata Reddy | Study of Two-Dimensional Flows of Nanoliquids Due to Stretching Sheets and Cylinders | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

8 | Dhruvathara. B .S | Dr. L Venkata Reddy | A Theoretical Study of the Effect of Two Nanoparticles on Flow Due to Stretching Surface | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

9 | Chinni Krishna R | Dr. L Venkata Reddy | A Study of Two-Dimensional Flows of Couple-Stress Liquids due to Stretching Cylinders | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

10 | Raghu N. | Dr. N P Chandrashekara | Convection in Dielectric Nanoliquids | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

11 | Rajashree. S | Dr. N P Chandrashekara | Convection in Ferromagnetic Nanoliquids | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

12 | Amrutha H. P. | Dr. N P Chandrashekara | Convection in Nano Liquids Occupying a Tilted Slot | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

13 | Sowmya. K | Dr. Leena N. Shenoy | Study on Hamiltonicity of Regular Graphs | Graph Theory |

14 | Padmaja. C | Dr. Leena N. Shenoy | Hamiltonian Laceablity Properties of Decomposition of Connected Graphs | Graph Theory |

15 | Rohini Sathish | Dr. Leena N. Shenoy | Hamiltonicity, Hamiltonian Connectivity and Other Properties of Some Special Classes of Graphs | Graph Theory |

16 | Manjula M | Dr. Leena N. Shenoy | Study on Laceability of Various Graph Structures through Partitioning | Graph Theory |

17 | Satisha M | Dr. A Pranesha Setty | A Study of Convection of Binary Liquids in Porous Media | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |

18 | Mohammed Ayesha | Dr. A Pranesha Setty | A Study of Convection of Binary Liquids | Applied Mathematics (Fluid Mechanics) |