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Dr.Akkanagamma M

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

Research Area

  • Convection


Dr. Akkanagamma M is an Assistant Professor in the  Department of Mathematics at Cambridge Institute of Technology. She earned her PhD in Mathematics at Bangalore University (2014). Her dissertation is on Electrohydrodynamics Forced and Free Convection in Dielectric Fluids. Her main area of Research is convection.

 Two students  are pursuing the research under her guidance at VTU.  She has published several papers in International journals. 

She holds a B.Sc. degree in PCM and  M.Sc  degree in Physics from Bangalore University and obtained Ph.D under Bangalore University in 2014. She has participated in various workshops and faculty development  programs held by various colleges.

She has around 14 years of teaching experience and is associated with Cambridge Institute of Technology from 2015.

Academic Degrees

  • Completed Ph.D., Bangalore University,2014
  • M.Sc, Mathematics, Bangalore University, 2009
  • B.Sc., PCM, Bangalore University, 2007




  • Attended one day National Webinar on“ Two dimensional materials for diverse applications” on 23rd May 2020 at Cambridge Institute of Technology.
  • Attended webinar on “ COVID-19 Pandemic management in Current and post scenario” on 16th May 2020, organised by Department of Basic Sciences, Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.
  • Attended webinar on “Vedic Mathematics, Aptitude and Logical Reasoning” on 29th June 2020, organised through the Department of Basic Sciences, Cambridge Institute of Technology.
  • Attended the FDP on “Online FDP on skill for Librarianship” on 16 May to 21 June 2020, Organised by LIS academy and NCSI NET foundation, Bangalore.
  • Attended webinar on “Fluid dynamics and its application” on 28 and 29th May 2020, organised by Govt. First grade college, Vijayanagar, Bangalore.


  • Oberbeck convection in a poorly conducting fluid through a vertical channel in the presence of electric field, Proceedings of 13th ACFM, Dhaka, 2010.
  • Mathematical modelling of smart materials to understand the impact of stretching of muscles due to hath yoga, Proceedings of 19th INCOFYRA (International Conference on Frontiers In Yoga Research and its’ Applications), Bangalore, 2011.
  • Electrothermal convection in a rotating dielectric fluid layer: Effect of velocity and   temperature boundary conditions. Internal Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 55, 2984–2991(2012).
  • Effect of temperature boundary conditions on electrothermal convection in  a viscoelastic dielectric fluid-saturated porous  medium,  International  Journal of Applied Mathematics and  Engineering Science, 7, No. 1, 9-23 (2012).
  • Effect of rotation on the electrohydrodynamic instability of a couple stress dielectric fluid layer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 62, 761-771(2013).
  • Effect of alternating current electric field and thermal non-equilibrium on the Brinkman-Benard instability, Special Topics and Reviews in Porous Media, 8, 17-37 (2017).