Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Tezpur University, Tezpur-784028,
Assam, India
Tel: +91-3712-275855(O), +919435548685(M),
Fax. +91-3712-267005
E-mail:
paragmk@tezu.ernet.in, paragmoni@gmail.com
Sl. No. |
Examination Passed |
Year of Passing |
Institute |
Board/University |
% Marks/ CGPA |
Specialization, if any |
1 |
Ph. D. |
2017 |
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati |
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati |
10.0/10.0 (Course-work CPI) |
Computational Fluid Dynamics, Compressible Flows |
2 |
M.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) |
2004 |
Institute of Technology |
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi |
9.1/10.0 |
Heat Power Engineering |
3 |
B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) |
2001 |
Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad |
Allahabad University |
84.06% |
- |
4 |
H.S.S.L.C. |
1997 |
Cotton College, Guwahati |
AHSEC, Guwahati |
82.6% |
- |
5 |
H.S.L.C. |
1995 |
Rangia H. S. School |
SEBA, Guwahati |
83.77% |
- |
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Compressible flow, IC Engines, Heat transfer
Institute Merit scholarship during B. E. (from July, 1999- May, 2001)
GATE scholarship during M.Tech. (from July, 2002- January, 2004)
BHU Medal for standing first in M. Tech. (Mechanical Engg.) in 2004
Best paper award in the field of Fluids Engineering in 12^{th} International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME2017), held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka
Sl. No. | Organization | Period | Designation | Nature of Job | |
From | To | ||||
1. |
Tezpur University |
30.01.2008 |
Till date |
Assistant Professor |
Teaching, Research and allied administrative responsibilities |
2. |
Oil India Limited, Duliajan |
13.02.2007 | 16.01.2008 |
Executive Trainee |
On-the-job training on testing, commissioning and work-over of oil and gas wells, design of gas-lift system for oil-wells, operation, safety and maintenance of oil collecting stations, water injection and secondary recovery, crude oil storage and transportation through pipeline, oil well and water injection/disposal well servicing and stimulation. |
3. |
Numaligarh Refinery Limited, Assam |
28.09.2006 | 05.02.2007 |
Graduate Engineer Trainee |
Operation of Naphtha and Intermediate Fuel Oil-fired boilers, steam control and management. |
4. |
SF Complex (DRDO), Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh |
19.01.2004 | 22.09.2006 |
Scientist ‘B’ |
Inspection and quality assurance of critical systems for Indian Defence. |
5. |
National Engineering Industries Limited., Jaipur |
02.08.2001 | 15.06.2002 |
Assistant Engineer |
Manufacturing of components for different types of railway bearings. |
Short Term Course in “Solid Propellants for Rockets and Missiles”” at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune from 12.07.2004 to 16.07.2004.
Short Term Course in “Calibration of Dimensional Measuring Instruments and Gauges” at Advanced Training Institute, Guindy, Chennai from 06.09.2004 to 10.09.2004.
Short Term Course on “Dimensional and Co-ordinate Metrology” at Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad from 29.08.2005 to 02.09.2005.
QIP Short Term Course on “Power Plant Engineering” at NITTTR, Kolkata from 20.07.2009 to 24.07.2009.
QIP Short Term Course on “Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology” at IIT, Guwahati from 14.09.2009 to 18.09.2009.
QIP Short Term Course on “Mechanical Engineering Education” at IIT, Guwahati from 07.12.2009 to 11.12.2009.
QIP Short Term Course on “Role of Numerical Analysis in Scientific Computing” at IIT, Guwahati from 20.05.2013 to 24.05.2013.
ISTE workshop on "Engineering Mechanics" organized by IIT, Bombay from 26.11.2013 to 06.12.2013
Coordinators' workshop on "Fluid Mechanics" at IIT, Kharagpur from 11.03.2014 to 15.03.2014.
STTP on "Fluid Powered Systems" at NITTTR Kolkata, Guwahati Extension Centre from 24.11.2014 to 28.11.2014.
QIP STC on "Micromanufacturing" at IIT, Guwahati from 22.12.2014 to 26.12.2014.
ISTE online Workshop on "Effective mentoring of online students in Thermodynamics" from 05.02.2015 to 06.05.2015 organized by IIT, Bombay.
ISTE Workshop on “Environmental Science” conducted by IIT, Bombay from 02.06.2015 to 12.06.2015.
AICTE NEQIP-sponsored workshop on "Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial applications" at Tezpur University from 20.07.2015 to 24.07.2015.
Training/Courses organized:
Performed the duty of Workshop coordinator for the ISTE Main Workshop on "Fluid Mechanics" conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur under NMEICT at Tezpur University Remote Centre from 20.05.2014 to 30.05.2014.
Organized an AICTE-NEQIP Sponsored Faculty Development Program (FDP) on "Recent Trends in Computational and Experimental Mechanics" as a Joint Coordinator in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tezpur University from 11.12.2017 to 15.12.2017.
Compressible Flow
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Theory of Machines and Mechanisms
Engineering Graphics
Thermodynamics
Applied Thermodynamics I
Applied Thermodynamics II
Mechanical Measurements and Instrumentation
Gas Turbine and Compressor
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Fluid Mechanics I
Fluid Mechanics II
Elements of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Lab courses taught in undergraduate level
Fluid Mechanics Lab
Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Lab
Metrology Lab
A computational study of 2D hypersonic shock wave boundary layer interactions using finite volume framework (2013-2014).
Computation of strong shocks for supersonic flow inside a backward facing stepped channel (2013-2014).
Development of diffusion regulated Euler solver for Quasi 1-D and 2-D nozzle flow (2012-2013).
Higher order computation of one dimensional(1D) and two dimensional(2D) high speed inviscid flow (2012-2013).
Finite volume computation of two-dimensional compressible flow through a converging-diverging nozzle (2011-2012).
Effect of spatial discretization on numerical dissipation and dispersion-an analysis with the convection diffusion equation (2010-2011).
Development of test set-up to find Darcy’s friction factor (2009-2010).
B. Tech. Final Year Project on “Automatic Control of Railway Crossing Gates through Vibration Transmission”, in 2001 at MNREC, Allahabad.
M. Tech. Dissertation on “Emission Characteristics of Four Stroke S. I. Engine with EGR and Oxidation Catalytic Converter”, in 2004 at IT, BHU, Varanasi.
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass. A diffusion-regulated scheme for the compressible Navier–Stokes equations using a boundary-layer sensor, Computers & Fluids, Elsevier, 2016, Vol. 129, pp. 91-100,
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass, A novel hybrid approach with multidimensional-like effects for compressible flow computations, Journal of Computational Physics, Elsevier, 2017, Vol. 340, pp. 55-68.
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass, A. Sarma. Effects of numerical diffusion on the computation of viscous supersonic flow over a flat plate, International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics Springer, 2016, Vol. 2, 00. 663-678.
A. Gogoi, P. Kalita. Performance of some limiters on the higher order computation of inviscid hypersonic flows, ADBU-Journal of Engineering Technology, 2016, Vol. 4, pp. 62-66.
V. Kumar, Nishant, Md. A. Hussain, P. Kalita. Effect of freestream parameters on the laminar separation in hypersonic shock wave boundary layer interaction, ADBU-Journal of EngineeringTechnology, 2016, Vol. 4, pp. 101-107.
P. Kalita, Anoop K. Dass. Aspects of computation 2D planar and axisymmetric high-speed flows through nozzles, 4^{th} International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation, 2012, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.
S. Baruah, N. Karmakar, S. Das, P. Kalita, Effect of numerical diffusion for computation of strong and weak shocks, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Aspects of Mechanical Engineering and Technology for Industry, 2014, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, pp. 148-154.
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass, Effect of numerical diffusion on the computation of hypersonic shock wave boundary layer interaction, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Aspects of Mechanical Engineering and Technology for Industry, 2014, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, pp. 306-313.
S. Z.Hoque, P. Kalita, Numerical simulation of supersonic viscous flow over a flat plate, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Aspects of Mechanical Engineering and Technology for Industry, 2014, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, pp. 326-333.
P. Kalita, R. Kumar, A. K. Dass, Aspects of a diffusion-regulated scheme applied to hypersonic flow, Proceedings of the 5^{th} International and 41^{st} National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Paper ID FMFP14-C-400.
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass, Effect of limiter in the computation of viscous supersonic flow over a flat plate, Proceedings of the International Conference on Frontiers of Mathematics 2015, Gauhati University, pp. 135-141.
D. Kashyap, P. Kalita, A. K. Dass, Aspects of computation of incompressible viscous flows through a compressible flow solver, XXVII IUPAP Conference on Computational Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 2015
H. N. Gupta, P. Kalita. Mathematical modeling of S.I. Engine with catalytic converter, Proceedings of the XVIII^{th } National Conference on IC Engines and Combustion, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, 2003, pp. 53-59.
P. Kalita, B. Sarmah, D., R. Kumar. Staggered grid computation of laminar flow through a duct with heating from bottom wall, National Conference on Theoretical Physics, 2013, Tezpur University.
K Roy, P. Kalita. Higher order computation of supersonic flow through a ramped channel, National Conference on Theoretical Physics, 2013, Tezpur University.
P. Kalita, M. A. Sultan, S. Gayan, G. Borgohain. Effect of limiter on the performance of higher order schemes for 1D shock-tube problem, National Conference on Theoretical Physics, 2013, Tezpur University.
P. Kalita, R. Kumar, B. Sarmah, D. Kalita. A diffusion regulated scheme applied to some high speed flows, Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Advancements in Mechanical Engineering, 2013, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, ISBN: 978-93-82880-71-4, pp. 255-262.
P. Kalita, A. K. Dass. Computation of high speed flows using diffusion regulation, Proceedings of the 40^{th} National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 2013, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, ISBN: 978-93-82880-90-5, pp. 1231-1239.
R. Gogoi, A. Saha, S. K. Borbora, P. Kalita, Design of an improved insulation medium for coolant carrying pipes of air conditioning units, Proceedings of the National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing, 2015, Tezpur University, pp. 252-261.
C, Baruah, T. Kishore, P. Kalita, N. M. Kakoty, An artificial knee joint: Two preliminary designs, Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Mechanical Engineering: Today and Beyond, 2017, Tezpur University, pp. 81-86.
D. K. Deka, P. Kalita, Finite volume-based computation of viscous interactions in compressible flows, Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Mechanical Engineering: Today and Beyond, 2017, Tezpur University, pp. 211-217.
S. Sarmah, S. Sagar, S. Das Choudhury, P. Kalita, A low diffusion flux splitting method applied for the computation of inviscid compressible flows, Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Mechanical Engineering: Today and Beyond, 2017, Tezpur University, pp. 235-239.