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S. Ghorai

PhD (Leeds, UK)

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Research Interest



  • PhD University of Leeds, 1998
  • M.Sc. University of Calcutta, 1993
  • B.Sc. University of Calcutta, 1991




  • Primary Teachinh Area : Numerical Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Dynamical Systems .
  • Current Teaching Area : MTH102A: Mathematics II


  • M.K. Panda and S. Ghorai, Penetrative phototactic bioconvection inan isotropic scattering suspension, Physics of Fluids 25, 071902 (2013)
  • S. Ghorai and N. A. Hill, Axisymmetric bioconvection in a cylinder, journal of Theoretical Biology 219, 137-152 (2002)
  • S. Ghorai and R. Singh, Linear stability analysis of gyrotacticplumes, Physics of Fluids 21, 081901 (2009)
  • S. Ghorai and N. A. Hill, Gyrotactic bioconvection in threedimensions, Physics of Fluids 19, 054107 (2007)
  • S. Ghorai and N. A. Hill, Penetrative phototactic bioconvection,Physics of Fluids 17, 074101-11 (2005)


  • BOYSCAST fellowship award (2004)
  • Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal (1994) for being adjudged the best all-round student at the University of Calcutta.



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