Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune


Established u/s 3 of the UGC act 1956. 

MHRD, Government of India  has placed DIAT (DU) in Category 'A' Deemed University  & 'NAAC' and NBA Accredited

(An Autonomous Organization, Department of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India)

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Dr. Odelu Ojjela
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Dr. Odelu Ojjela
M. Sc. (NITW), Ph. D. (NITW)
Assistant Professor

Phone: 020 - 2430 4085 (O)

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Academic Experience




Total Experience - 17 Yrs

  • Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, DIAT (DU), Pune since 01-04-2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Applied Mathematics , DIAT (DU), Pune from 01-04-2011 to 31-03-2016
  • Professor & Head, Department of  Mathematics, Jyothismathi Institute of Technology and Science, Karimnagar (Telangana) from 01-01-2011 to 30-03-2011.
  • Associate Prof. & Head, Department of  Mathematics, Jyothismathi Institute of Technology and Science, Karimnagar (Telangana) from 18-05-2009 to 31-12-2010.
  • Assistant Prof. & Head, Department of  Mathematics, Jyothismathi Institute of Technology and Science, Karimnagar (Telangana) from 05-01-2000 to 17-05-2009.
  • DRDO National Science Day-2017 Award

(Gold medal and Certificate by Chairman DRDO, Govt. of India)

Research Project

" Numerical investigation of flow and heat transfer of chemically reacting MHD Newtonian nanofluids through porous boundaries" sponsored by DIAT(DU), Pune for two year from December, 2017 with Rs. 8.50 Lakhs (in progress).

Research Experience :


  • PhD   : 02 Completed and 04 Ongoing.
  • M.Tech : 13 Completed and 03 Ongoing.

Reviewer of international Journals

  • Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
  • International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics
  • International Journal of Thermal Sciences
  • European Journal of Mechanics – B/Fluids
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
  • AIP Advances
  • International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow
  • Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering
  • Journal of the Egyptian Mathematical Society
  • Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
  • International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  • Heat Transfer Research (Begell House)
  • Heat Transfer - Asian Research
  • Journal of Porous Medium
  • International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering
  • Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures (Emerald Publishing)
  • Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer
  • International Journal of Nanoparticles
  • Mathematics and Computers in Simulation

Conferences Organized

  • Short Term Training Programme on Advanced Computational Mechanics (STTP on ACM) at DIAT(DU),Puneheld from14th to 18th July, 2014.
  • XIX Congress of Andhra Pradesh Society for Mathematical Sciences (APSMS) and National Conference on Mathematical aspects of Cryptography and Network Security held at Jyothismathi Institute of Technology and science(J.N.T.University) Karimnagar (Telangana) held from·12th to 14th November,2010

Professional Membership



  • Life Member - Indian Society for Theoratical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM).
  • Life Member - Indian Society of Bio-Mechanics (ISBM).
  • Life Member - International Association of Engineers (IAE).
  • Life Member - Andhra Pradesh Society for Mathematical Sciences (A.P.S.M.S).
  • Life Member - Association for Improvement of Maths Education (AIMEd).


Area’s of Research



  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Analysis
  • Non Newtonian Fluids
  • Nanofluids
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
Publications (Total) Books Journals Conference Proceedings Book Chapters Patents Others
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Articles :

  • J.C. Umavathi; Odelu Ojjela and K. Vajravelu, “Numerical analysis of natural convective flow and heat transfer of nanofluids in a vertical rectangular duct using Darcy-Forchheimer-Brinkman model ”,  Int. J. of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 111, pp: 511-524, 2017.
  • J.C. Umavathi; Sheremet Mikhail; Odelu Ojjela and G. Janardhan Reddy, “The onset of double-diffusive convection in a nanofluid saturated porous layer: Cross diffusion effects”, European Journal of Mechanics/B fluids, Vol. 65, pp: 70-87, 2017.
  • Odelu Ojjela; Adigoppula Raju and Pravin Kashyap, “Influence of thermophoresis and induced magnetic field on chemically reacting mixed convective flow of Jeffrey fluid between porous parallel plates”, J. of Molecular Liquids, Vol. 232, pp:195–206, 2017.
  • Odelu Ojjela and  N. Naresh Kumar, “Unsteady MHD Mixed Convective Flow of Chemically Reacting and Radiating Couple Stress Fluid in a Porous Medium Between Parallel Plates with Soret and Dufour Effects”, Arab J Sci Eng, Vol. 41, pp:1941–1953, 2016.
  • J.C. Umavathi and Odelu Ojjela, “Effect of variable viscosity on free convection in a vertical rectangular duct” Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 84, pp:1–15, 2015.
  • Odelu Ojjela and N. Narsh Kumar, “Unsteady MHD flow and heat transfer of micropolar fluid in a porous medium between parallel plates”, Can. J. Phys., Vol. 93, pp: 880–887, 2015.
  • D. Srinivasacharya; N. Srinivasacharyulu and Odelu Ojjela, “Flow and heat transfer of couple stress fluid in a porous channel with expanding and contracting walls”, Int. Communications in Heat and Mass transfer, Vol.36, pp: 180–185, 2009.
  • J.V. Ramana Murthy; N. Srinivasacharyulu and Odelu Ojjela, “Viscous fluid flow between two parallel plates with periodic suction and injection”, AMSE, Vol. 50, No.2, pp: 29 –37, 2007.