Dr. Sapna Sharma

Associate Professor

Specialization

Computational fluid dynamics, Traffic flow modeling,Finite Element Method, Discontinuous Gelerkin Method

Email

sapna.sharma@thapar.edu

Specialization

Computational fluid dynamics, Traffic flow modeling,Finite Element Method, Discontinuous Gelerkin Method

Email

sapna.sharma@thapar.edu

Contact No.

8591686627

+91-9915-600-158

Associate Professor

sapna.sharma@thapar.edu

Biography

Dr. Sapna Sharma is working with Scohool of Mathematics, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala since 2015. She has completed her PhD degree in Finite Element Modeling to Heat and Mass Transfer in Micropolar Fluid Flow from IIT Roorkee in October2006. Her research interests include Heat and mass transfer, Traffic flow Modeling, Discontinuous Gelerkin method, Finite Element Method.

Education

  • Ph.D. (IIT Roorkee) in Finite Element Modeling to Heat and Mass Transfer in Micropolar Fluid Flow
  • M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics) from CCS University Meerut in 2000. (Gold Medalist)
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics / CCS University Meerut.

Experience

Total Teaching Experience: More than 12 years

  • July 2006 -- December 2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Rajasthan.
  • December 2011 -- January 2014: Post Doc Fellow , School of Mathematics, University of Science & Technology of China(USTC), Hefei, China.
  • August 2014-- July 2015: Assistant Professor , Department of Mathematic, DAV University, Jalandhar,.
  • July2015 --September date: Assistant Professor, School of Mathematics, Thapar University, Patiala.
  • October 2018 -- till date: Associate Professor, School of Mathematics, Thapar University, Patiala.

Teaching Interests

  • Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Numerical Solution to PDE
  • Fluid Mechanics

Research Interest

  • Finite Element Method
  • Traffic Flow Modeling and Simulation
  • CFD

Research Publications

Journal Publications

  1. N. Madaan and S. Sharma, “A lattice model accounting for multi-lane traffic system,” Physica A 564 (2021): 125446. [Impact Factor 2.924]
  2. M. Bilal, S. Sharma, and M. Aneja, “Cattaneo-Christov Heat Flux Model of Eyring Powell fluid along with Convective Boundary Conditions,” Iranian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (2020). [Impact Factor 0.860]
  3. M. Aneja, A. Chandra, and S. Sharma, “Natural Convection in a Partially Heated Porous Cavity to Casson fluid,” International Communications in Heat & Mass Transfer 114 (2020): 104555.[Impact Factor 3.971]
  4. M. Aneja, S. Sharma, S. Kuharat, and O.A. Bég, “ Computation of electroconductive gyrotactic bioconvection under nonuniform magnetic field: Simulation of smart bio-nanopolymer coatings for solar energy,” International Journal of Modern Physics B (2020): 2050028. [Impact Factor 0.830]
  5. D. Kaur and S. Sharma, “ The impact of the predictive effect on traffic dynamics in a lattice model with passing,” The European Physical Journal B 93(3) (2020): 1-10. [Impact Factor 1.440]
  6. D. Kaur and S. Sharma, “A new two-lane lattice model by considering predictive effect in traffic flow,” Physica A 539 (2020): 122913.[Impact Factor 2.924]
  7. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “ Numerical study of bioconvection flow of nanofluids using non-Fourier’s heat flux and non-Fick’s mass flux theory,” International Journal of Modern Physics B 33(31) (2019): 1950376.[Impact Factor 0.830]
  8. N. Madaan and S. Sharma, “Effects of multi-phase optimal velocity function on a lattice model accounting for driver’s behavior,” International Journal of Modern Physics B 33(22) (2019): 1950248. [Impact Factor 0.830]
  9. R. Kaur and S. Sharma, “Analyses of lattice hydrodynamic model using delayed feedback control with passing,” Physica A 510 (2018): 446-455. [Impact Factor 2.924]
  10. R. Kaur and S. Sharma, “Analyses of a heterogeneous lattice hydrodynamic model with low and high sensitivity vehicles,” Physics Letters A 382 (2018): 1449-1455. [Impact Factor 2.278]
  11. R. Kaur and S. Sharma, “ Modeling and simulation of drivers anticipation effect in a two lane system on curved road with slope,” Physica A 499 (2018): 110-120 .[Impact Factor 2.924]
  12. R. Kaur and S. Sharma, “Analysis of driver’s characteristics on a curved road in a lattice model,” Physica A 471 (2017): 59-67. [Impact Factor 2.924]
  13. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “A Study of Heat Transfer and Brownian Motion of Nanofluid In The Presence Of Magnetic Field over a Nonlinear Stretching Sheet,” International Journal of Current Research in Multidisciplinary (2016).[Impact Factor 1.532]
  14. S. Sharma, “ Modeling and analyses of driver"s characteristics in a traffic system with passing ,” Nonlinear Dynamics 86(3) (2016): 2093-2104. [Impact Factor 4.867].
  15. S. Rawat, R. Bhargava, S. Kapoor, and S. Sharma, “ Sensitivity Analysis of pulatile hydromagnetic biofluid flow and heat transfer with nonlinear darcy-Forchheimer drag,” Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics 9(3) (2016). [Impact Factor 1.20].
  16. S. Sharma, “Effect of driver’s anticipation in a new two-lane lattice model with the consideration of optimal current difference,” Nonlinear Dynamics 81 (2015): 991-1003. [Impact Factor 4.867].
  17. S. Sharma, “Lattice hydrodynamic modeling of two-lane traffic flow with timid and aggressive driving behavior,” Physica A 421 (2015): 401-411. [Impact Factor 2.924].
  18. A. K. Gupta, S. Sharma, and P. Redhu, “ Effect of multi-phase optimal velocity function on jamming transition in a lattice hydrodynamic model with passing,” Nonlinear Dynamics 80(3) (2015): 1091-1108. [Impact Factor 4.867].
  19. A. K. Gupta, S. Sharma, and P. Redhu, “Analyses of lattice traffic flow model on a gradient highway,” Communication in Theoretical Physics 62 (2015): 393. [Impact Factor 1.42].
  20. A. K. Gupta and S. Sharma, “Analysis of wave properties of a new two-lane continuum model with consideration of the coupling effect,” Chinese Physics B 21(1) (2012): 015201. [Impact Factor 1.233].
  21. A. K. Gupta and S. Sharma, “ Nonlinear analysis of traffic jams in an anisotropic continuum model,” Chinese Physics B 19(11) (2010): 110503. [Impact Factor 1.233].
  22. R. Bhargava, O. A. Bég, S. Sharma, and J. Zueco, “ Finite element study of nonlinear two-dimensional deoxygenated biomagnetic micropolar flow,” Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 15 (2010): 1210-1223. [Impact Factor 4.115].
  23. R. Bhargava, S. Sharma, H. S. Takhar, O. A. Bég and P. Bhargava, “ Solutions for micropolar transport phenomena over a nonlinear stretching sheet,” Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control 12(1) (2007): 45-63. [Impact Factor 2.450].
  24. R. Bhargava, S. Sharma, P. Bhargava, and H. S. Takhar, “MHD heat and mass transfer of micropolar fluid flow over a stretching sheet,” International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research 34(1) (2007): 79-97.[Impact Factor 0.43]
  25. O. A. Bég, H. S. Takhar, R. Bhargava, S. Sharma and T.K. Hung, “Mathematical modeling of biomagnetic flow in a micropolar fluid-saturated Darcian porous medium,” International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research 34(5) (2007): 403-424.[Impact Factor 0.43]
  26. R. Bhargava, S. Sharma, H. S. Takhar, T. A. Bég, O. A. Bég and T. K. Hung, " Peristaltic pumping of micropolar fluid in porous channel-model for stenoesed arteries, " Journal of Biomechanics 39 (2006): S649.[Impact Factor 2.576]

National/International Conferences

  1. N. Madaan and S. Sharma, “Analysis of driver’s behavior and average flow on traffic dynamics” presented in “3rd International Conference on Frontiers in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (FIAM) 2020” held at NIT Jamshedpur, India, December 21 - 22, 2020.
  2. D. Kaur and S. Sharma, “The role of Information Technology (IT) in vehicular dynamics” presented in “The International Conference on Advances in Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis (ADENA2020),” held at IIT Guwahati, India, October 12 - 15, 2020.
  3. D. Kaur and S. Sharma, “Traffic Dynamics with Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)” presented in “23rd Punjab Science Congress” held at SLIET, Longowal, February 07 - 09, 2020.
  4. N. Madaan and S. Sharma, “An analysis of forward average flow on traffic dynamics” presented in “23rd Science Congress” held at SLIET, Longowal, February 07 - 09, 2020.
  5. M. Aneja, S. Sharma, and A. Chandra, “Two Phase Flow analysis of Williamson fluid containing Dust particles with Marangoni convection” presented in “ 25th National and 3rd International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC-2019),” held at IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India, December 28-31, 2019.
  6. M. Aneja, S. Sharma, and A. Chandra, “Two Phase Flow analysis of Williamson fluid containing Dust particles with Marangoni convection,” American Society of Thermal and Fluid Engineers, Begell House Inc.
  7. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “ Numerical Approach to a Mathematical Modeling of Bioconvection Due to Gyrotactic Micro-Organismsover a Nonlinear Inclined Stretching Sheet” presented in “19th International Conference in Computing Science & Mathematics,” held at Melbourne, Australia.
  8. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “Numerical Approach to a Mathematical Modeling of Bioconvection Due to Gyrotactic Micro-Organisms over a Nonlinear Inclined Stretching Sheet,” International Journal of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (WASET) 12, no. 9 (2018): 170-178.
  9. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “Free Convection in Porous Cavity with Non-newtonian (Casson) Fluid” presented in “7th International and 45th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP),” held at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, December 10-12, 2018.
  10. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “ Heat and Mass Transfer due to Double-Diffusion Convection in a Square Porous Enclosure Occupied by Casson Fluid” presented in “63rd Congress of Indian Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM),” held at Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru, December 20-23, 2018.
  11. M. Aneja and S. Sharma, “ Heat and Mass Transfer due to Double-Diffusion Convection in a Square Porous Enclosure Occupied by Casson Fluid,” Advances in Fluid Mechanics and Solid Mechanics (Book Title), Lecture notes in Mechanical Engineering.
  12. R. Bhargava, S. Sharma, H.S. Takhar, T.A. Bég, O.A. Bég and T.K. Hung, “Peristaltic Pumping of Micropolar Fluid in Porous Channel – Model for Stenoesed Arteries” 5th world congress of Biomechanic, held at Munich Germany, August 29-04, 2006.
  13. R. Bhargava, S. Sharma, and H. S. Takhar, “ Numerical Double Diffusive Heat and Mass Transfer of Micropolar Fluid in a Square Enclosure by Finite Element Method,” 18th National and 7th ISHMT-ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, held at IIT Guwahati, India, January 04 – 06, 2006.
  14. S. Sharma, “ Instructional school on computational PDE’S,” held at IIT Bombay, June 05 - 24, 2005.
  15. S. Sharma and S. Sharma, “ Numerical simulation of heat and Mass transfer in Micropolar fluid flow over nonlinear stretching sheet” presented in “National Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Analysis (NCMMA 2004),” held at BITS Pilani, October 08-09, 2004.

Sponsered Research Projects

  • A DST Project (MATRICS) “Understanding traffic dynamics via lattice hydrodynamic approach Modeling, analysis and simulation”. (2018-2021).
  • A DST Fast track project titled “High Order Discontinuous Gelerkin Method for Unsteady Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equation Analysis and Simulation”. (2015-2018).
  • A UK-India Education and Research Initiative titled “A collaborative research framework for structures subjected to extreme loads”.(2012-2015). Completed.
  • A project titled, “High resolution numerical methods for oblique shock wave hitting a slope wedge, by China scientific universities scientific fund”. (2013 -2015). Completed.

Achievement, Awards and Recognitions

  • CAS (Chinese Academy of science) fellowship for doing Postdoc at USTC China (2012-2014)
  • Qualified GATE-2002 in Mathematical Sciences with percentile 89.09
  • Awarded the Shri Guru Pitajee Maharaj Memorial Gold Medal for best student of the college in M.Sc. (Maths) in second year examination for the year 2000 at C.C.S University, Meerut.
  • Awarded the Smt. Krishna Memorial Gold Medal for best student of M.A.\M.Sc. (Maths) scoring highest marks in second year examination for the year 2000 at C.C.S University, Meerut.
  • Awarded the Pt Balram Pandey Memorial Gold Medal for best PG student of Science faculty M.Sc. (Maths) for the year 2000 at C.C.S University, Meerut.
  • Assistant Warden of the Sarojini Bhawan, IIT Roorkee during 2004-05.

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