• Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • James J. Cain ’51 Professor III
  • Regents Professor
  • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Texas A&M University
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 — 1978

Research Interests

    • Numerical heat transfer and fluid flow
    • Numerical techniques
    • Aerosols
    • 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

  • Anas Alwafi, Thien Nguyen, Yassin Hassan, and N. K. Anand, “Experimental Analysis of non-Isothermal Confined Impinging Single Plume using Time-resolved Particle Image Velocimetry and Planar Laser Induced Fluorescence Measurements,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 193, 122952, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2022.122952
  • Byung-Hee Choi, N. K. Anand, Yassin A. Hassan, and Piyush Sabharwall, “Large eddy simulation of flow through an axisymmetric sudden expansion,” Physics of Fluids Vol. 34, 065117 (1-13), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0095569, 2022, Selected as a Featured Article.
  • Khoi Ngo, N. K. Anand, and Yassin Hassan, “Particle Deposition Model for A Fully Developed Turbulent Channel Flow,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 414, 112580, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucengdes.2023.112580, 2023.
  • Daniel Orea, N. K. Anand, and Yassin Hassan, “Experimental Analysis of Temperature and Vapor Core Pressure for an Annular Heat Pipe,” Physics of Fluids, Vol. 35, 092117, (1-45), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0156589 , 2023.
  • Saykat Kumar Biswas and N. K. Anand, “Three Dimensional Laminar Flow Using Physics Informed Deep Neural Networks,” Physics of Fluids, November 2023, Vol. 35, 121703 (1-6), Issue 12, https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0180834 2023 Selected as a Featured Article.