MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati), DSC (Gauhati)
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Department of Mathematics
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Differential Equation, Calculus of variations, Numerical Analysis, Heat Transfer analysis
Post doctorate research award by UGC in 2002. Under this award research activities were done without teaching responsibilities for three years. Salary and other benifits are provided from UGC. A contingency amount of Rs. 3 lakhs were given.
Worked as Post Doctorate Fellow (PDF) in National Taiwan University for six months (restricted in the award guideline) during the period of award.
UGC JRF in 1987.
 R. K. ,Deka, A. K. Nandi, Stability of MHD Taylor–Couette Flow in a Narrow Gap with Radial Throughflow. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. A Phys. Sci. , 2016, DOI 10.1007/s40010-015-0237-x
 Rudra Kanta Deka and Ashish Paul, Convectively driven flow past an infinite moving vertical cylinder with thermal and mass stratification. Pramana-Journal of Physics, 81(4), 641-665, 2013, Indian Academy of Sciences, Springer, IF = 0.562
 Deka, R. K. and Paul, A., Stability of Taylor-Dean flow with radial heating: stationary critical modes. Computer & Fluids, 82 (2013) 87–94 (2013). IF = 1.935
 Deka, R. K. and Paul, A., Stability of Taylor-Couette and Dean flow: A semi-analytical study. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 37, 1627–1637 (2013). IF = 1.579
 Deka, R. K. and Paul, A., Stability of Dean flow between two porous concentric cylinders with radial flow and a constant heat flux at the inner cylinder. J. Fluids Engineering (Trans ASME), 2013). IF = 0.747
 Deka, R. K. and Paul, A., Transient free convection flow past an infinite moving vertical cylinder in a stably stratified fluid. J. Heat Transfer (Trans ASME), 134(4), 042503-8 (2012). IF = 1.83
 Choudhury, A. H. and Deka, R. K., Wavelet–Galerkin solutions of one dimensional elliptic problems. Applied Mathematical Modeling, 34, 1939–1951 (2010). IF = 1.579
 Deka, R. K. and Gupta, A. S., Stability of Taylor-Couette magnetoconvection with radial temperature gradient and constant heat flux at the outer cylinder, J. Fluids Engineering, 129(3), 302-310 (2007). IF = 0.747
 Deka, R. K., Gupta, A.S. and Das, S. K., Stability of viscous flow driven by an azimuthal pressure gradient between two porous concentric cylinders with radial flow and a radial temperature gradient. Acta Mechanica, 189 (1-4), 73-86 (2007). IF = 1.292.
 Deka, R. K. and Soundalgekar, V. M., Gravity modulation effects on transient free convection flow past an infinite vertical isothermal plate. Def. Sci. Journal, 56(4), 477-483 (2006). IF = 0.304
 Deka, R.K. and Takhar, H.S., Hydrodynamic stability of viscous flow between curved porous channels with radial flow. Int. J. Engineering Science, 42, 953-966 (2004). IF = 1.210
 Soundalgekar, V. M.; Takhar, H. S.; Das, U. N.; Deka, R.K. and Sarmah, A., Effect of variable viscosity on boundary layer flow along a continuously moving plate with variable surface temperature. Int. J. Heat & Mass Transfer, 40, 421-424 (2004). IF = 2.913
 Deka, R.K.; Das, U.N. and Soundalgekar, V.M., The transient for MHD Stokes’s oscillating plate-an exact solution. J. Fluids Engineering (Trans ASME), 123, 705-706 (2001). IF = 0.747 .
 Deka, R. K., Gupta, A. S., Takhar, H. S. and Soundalgekar, V. M., Flow past an accelerated horizontal plate in a rotating fluid. Acta Mechanica, 138, 13-19 (1999). IF = 1.292
 Das, U. N., Deka, R. K. and Soundalgekar, V. M., Transient free convection flow past an infinite vertical plate with periodic temperature variation. Journal of Heat Transfer (Trans. ASME), 121, 1091-1094 (1999). IF = 1.83
 Das, U. N., Deka, R. K. and Soundalgekar, V. M., Effects of mass transfer on flow past an impulsively started infinite vertical plate with constant heat flux and chemical reaction. Forchung in Ingenieurwesen-Engineering Research, 60(10), 284-287 (1994). IF = 0.268
1. Study of Taylor’s and Dean’s Stability with radial heating funded by UGC (2002-2005)
2. Convectively driven flow past plate and circular cylinder with thermal stratification, funded by UGC (2007-2010).
3. Linear stability of Taylor-Couette flow, Dean flow and Taylor-Dean flow with radial heating, funded by DST (2009-2012).
4. Analysis of heat and mass transfer with variable viscosity including Multiphase Flows and MHD Bio-fluid, funded by UGC (2013-2016).
5. Inhibition of hydromagnetic instability of circular Couette flow, funded by DST (2014-2017)
h-index: 14, i10-index: 17
Organising Secretary, International Conference on Frontiers in Mathematics, 2015.
Heat and Mass Transfer, Stability of Taylor-Couette flow, Dean flow and Taylor Dean flow, Magetohydrodynamics, Flow thorough porous media, Multiphase flow, Heat transfer with variable viscosity.