• 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

  • Condensation Heat Transfer, Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Numerical Techniques, Heat Exchangers, Porous media, and aerosols.

Awards & Honors

  • 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

  • Pratanu Roy, N. K. Anand, and D. Banerjee, “Liquid Slip and Heat Transfer in Rotating Rectangular Microchannels,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 62, pp. 184-199, 2013. ISSN 0017-9310
  • Pratanu, Roy, N. K. Anand, and Diego Donzis, “A Parallel Multigrid Finite Volume Solver in Collocated Grid for Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B, Fundamentals:, Vol. 67, pp. 376-409, 2015
  • Kyle L. McVay, Jae-Hyung Park, Saya Lee, Yassin A. Hassan, N. K. Anand. “Preliminary Tests of Particle Image Velocimetry for the Upper Plenum of a Scaled Model of a Very High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor.” Progress in Nuclear Energy, Vol. 83, pp. 305-307,2015
  • Han, Li, N. K. Anand, and Y. A. Hassan, “Computational Study of Turbulent Flow Interaction between Twin Rectangular Jets,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 119, Pages 752–767, 2018
  • M. Delgado, S. Lee, Y. A. Hassan, and N. K. Anand, “Flow Visualization Study at the Interface of Alternating Pitch Tube Bundles in a Model Helical Coil Steam Generator using Particle Image Velocimetry “, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 122, pp. 614-628, 2018