• James M. and Ada Sutton Forsyth Professor
  • Regents Professor
  • Executive Associate Dean of Engineering
  • Associate Director, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
N.K. Anand

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University 1983
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Kansas State University 1979
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore University, India 1978

Research Interests

  • Numerical heat transfer and fluid flow, numerical techniques, aerosols and condensation heat transfer.

Awards & Honors

  • 2020 ASME James Harry Potter Gold Medal
  • The Association of Former Students Texas A&M University, University Level Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award for Administration, 2018
  • Regents Professor, Texas A&M University System, November 2014
  • Inducted to Kansas State University Engineering Hall of Fame, Manhattan, Kansas, March 2011
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, March 2009, The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Distinguished Alumni, B. M. S. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, December 2008
  • James and Ada Forsyth Professorship, 2007
  • Charles W. Crawford Service Award, 2006
  • The Association of Former Students Texas A&M University Faculty Distinguished Achievement in Teaching Award, 2001
  • TEES Fellow, 99-00, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • TEES Fellow, 98-99, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University

Selected Publications

  • A. Alwafi, D.T. Nguyen, Y. Hassan, N.K. Anand, Investigation of the flow near the wall of a single impinging jet at the scaled upper plenum of HTGR using TR-PIV, The Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE), Tsukuba, Japan, May 2019.
  • B.H. Choi, D. Orea, D.T. Nguyen, N.K. Anand, Y. Hassan, P. Sabharwall, Numerical Study of Particle Transport and Deposition in a Horizontal Channel Using a Lagrangian-based Modelling Approach, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE 2019), November 8th-14th, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2019.
  • D. Orea, B.H. Choi, D.T. Nguyen, R. Vaghetto, N.K. Anand, Y.A. Hassan, P. Sabharwall, Experimental Study of Surrogate Particle Transport and Deposition In a Square Channel Using Particle Tracking Technique, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE 2019), November 8th-14th, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2019.
  • D. Orea, B.H. Choi, D.T. Nguyen, R. Vaghetto, N.K. Anand, Y.A. Hassan, P. Sabharwall, An Investigation to Develop Measurement Techniques for Quantifying Fission Product Transport in a Gas-cooled Fast Reactor-Versatile Test Reactor Program, Transactions of American Nuclear Society 120 (1), pp. 1015-1018.
  • B.H. Choi, D. Orea, D.T. Nguyen, N.K. Anand, Y. Hassan, P. Sabharwall, Numerical Investigation of Fluid Flow in a Square Channel-Versatile Test Reactor Program, Transactions of American Nuclear Society 121 (1), pp. 1149-1152.