Vishwanath K. P


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total 4.5 Years (Post Ph.D) and at NITK 5 Years 6 Months

Contact Details


shastryvishwanath [at] gmail[dot]com


Academic Background
  • Ph.D (Mathematical and Computational Sciences (National Institute of Technology Karnataka), 2009
  • M.Sc (Mathematics) (Bangalore University), 2004
  • B.Sc (Physics, Mathematics,Statistics) (Bangalore University), 2002
Areas of Interest
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Mathematical Modelling of Physical Phenomena
Supervision of Ph.D

• 1 (Ongoing)

Significant Publications






  1. Pavan Kumar S., Vishwanath K.P. (2018). Squeezing of Bingham Fluid Between Two Plane Annuli. In: Singh M., Kushvah B., Seth G., Prakash J. (eds) Applications of Fluid Dynamics. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore
  2. Vishwanath, K. P., Ratul Dasgupta, Rama Govindarajan and K.R. Sreenivas (2015). “The Effect of Initial Momentum Flux on the Circular Hydraulic Jump”. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 137 (6), 061301 (7 pages)
  3. Vishwanath, K. P. and Kandasamy, A. (2010). "Inertia effects in a circular squeeze film bearing using Herschel-Bulkley lubricants." Applied Mathematical Modelling, 34, 219 - 227.
  1. National Institute of Technology Karnataka Institute Fellowship to conduct research leading to a doctoral degree in the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences during the period  January, 2005 - November, 2008.
  2. Indian Mathematical Society Prize for the year 2009 for the best  research paper in the area of fluid dynamics.
  3. National Board for Higher Mathematics Postdoctoral Fellowship  during the year 2009.
  4. CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research at PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the period July, 2010 - February, 2012.



Contact us

B R Shankar, Professor and Head
Department of MACS, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2474048

Connect with us

We're on Social Networks. Follow us & get in touch.