**American Journal of Fluid Dynamics**

American Journal of Fluid Dynamics is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas of Fluid Dynamics.

**p-ISSN:**2168-4707**e-ISSN:**2168-4715**Website:**http://journal.sapub.org/ajfd

## Suvash Saha

**Editorial Board Member of**

*American Journal of Fluid Dynamics*Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

**Research Areas**

"Natural Convection Heat Transfer in Buildings and Other Confined Geometries, Scale Analysis for The Transient Flow, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Porous Media, Boundary Layer Theory, Direct Instability Analysis, Magnetic Convection with and without Gravi

### Education

2009 | Ph.D | Computational Fluid Mechanics, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University, Australia |

2000 | M.Sc | Applied Mathematics (focused on all Engineering subjects) (First class, Ranked 2nd), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh |

1998 | B.Sc | Mathematics (First class, Ranked 4th), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh |

### Experience

2011-present | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Engineering Systems, Queensland University of Technology. Australia |

2010-2011 | Research associate, School of Business, James Cook University. Australia |

2009 | Research associate, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University. Australia |

2005-2009 | Casual teacher of Statistics for undergraduate students, Department of Economics, James Cook University, Australia |

2004 | Assistant Professor of Mathematics, IBAIS University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

2001-2004 | Lecturer in Mathematics, IBAIS University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

2001 | Teaching Assistant of Mathematics for Computer Science and Engineering, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

2001-2004 | Assistant Teacher, Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

### Academic Achievement

School Scholarship [2004-2008] by the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University, Australia for PhD study |

Research Fellowship [2000] by the Ministry of Science and Technology, The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, during M. Sc. Thesis work |

Junior Scholarship (Talent pool) [1988-1990] by the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education, Bangladesh, in middle school for two years |

### Publications: Journals

[1] | S. C. Saha, "Scaling of free convection heat transfer in a triangular cavity for Pr > 1" Energy and Buildings. 43 (2011) pp. 2908-2917 IF: 2.041, ERA Rank: A*. |

[2] | S. C. Saha, F. Xu, M. M. Molla, "Scaling analysis of the unsteady natural convection boundary layer adjacent to an inclined plate for Pr > 1 following instantaneous heating", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 133 (10) (2011) In Press, accepted on 24/05/2011. IF: 0.940, ERA Rank: A. |

[3] | S. C. Saha, "Unsteady natural convection in a triangular enclosure under isothermal heating" Energy and Buildings, 43 (2011) pp. 695-703. IF: 2.041, ERA Rank: A*. |

[4] | M. M. Molla, S. C. Saha, M.A.I. Khan, M.A. Hossain "Radiation effects on natural convection laminar flow from a horizontal circular cylinder", Desalination and Water Treatment. 30 (2011) pp. 89-97. IF: 0.752. |

[5] | M. M. Molla, S. C. Saha, M. A. Hossain, "Radiation effect on free convection laminar flow along a vertical flat plate with streamwise sinusoidal surface temperature" Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 53 (2011) pp. 1310-1319. IF: 1.066, ERA Rank: B. |

[6] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Scaling of natural convection of an inclined flat plate: Ramp cooling condition", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (2010) pp. 5156-5166. Cites: 2, IF: 1.898, ERA Rank: A. |

[7] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Scaling of natural convection of an inclined flat plate: Sudden cooling condition", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 133 (4) (2011) pp. 041503. IF: 0.940, ERA Rank: A. |

[8] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Natural convection boundary layer adjacent to an inclined flat plate subject to sudden and ramp heating", International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 49 (2010) pp. 1600-1612. Cites: 2, IF: 1.667, ERA Rank: B. |

[9] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Natural convection in attic-shaped spaces subject to sudden and ramp heating boundary conditions", Heat and Mass Transfer. 46 (2010) pp. 621-638. Cites: 1, IF: 0.667, ERA Rank: C. |

[10] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Natural convection and heat transfer in attics subject to periodic thermal forcing", International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 49 (2010) pp. 1899-1910. Cites: 2, IF: 1.667, ERA Rank: B. |

[11] | S. C. Saha, J. C. Patterson, C. Lei, "Natural convection in attics subject to instantaneous and ramp cooling boundary conditions", Energy and Buildings, 42 (2010) pp. 1192-1204. Cites: 5, IF: 2.041, ERA Rank: A* |

[12] | S. C. Saha, C. Lei, J. C. Patterson, "Effect of aspect ratio on natural convection in attics subject to periodic thermal forcing", ANZIAM J., 48 (2007) pp C677-C691, IF: 0.414, ERA Rank: B |

[13] | M. M. Molla, S. C. Saha, M. A. I. Khan, Natural convection flow in a porous enclosure with localized heating from below, JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Accepted on 26/08/2011 |

[14] | M. M. Molla, S. C. Saha, M. A. Hossain, "The effect of temperature dependent viscosity on MHD natural convection flow from an isothermal sphere", Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, ISSN: 1735-3645. 5 (2012) pp... (Accepted date: 19.07.2010). |

[15] | M. A. Hossain, S. C. Saha, R. S. R. Gorla, " Viscous dissipation effects on natural convection from a vertical plate with uniform surface heat flux placed in a thermally stratified media" International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, ISSN: 1064-2277, DOI: 10.1615/InterJFluidMechRes.v32.i3, 32 (2005) pp. 269-280. |

[16] | S. C. Saha, M. A. Hossain, "Natural convection flow with combined buoyancy effects due to thermal and mass diffusion in a thermally stratified medium" Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control, 9 (2004) pp. 89-102. ERA Rank: B. |

[17] | S. C. Saha, C. Akhter, M. A. Hossain, "Natural convection from a plane vertical porous surface in non isothermal surroundings" Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control, 9 (2004) pp.1-20. ERA Rank: B. |

### Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1] | S. C. Saha, "Scaling analysis of unsteady natural convection boundary layer for ramp heating", Proceedings of the 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, 17-21 December 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (ISBN 978-984-33-2214-2) pp.767-770. ERA Ranking: A |

[2] | S. C. Saha, F. Xu, M. M. Molla, T. P. Bednarz, "Scaling analysis of unsteady natural convection boundary layer for instantaneous heating", Proceedings of the 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, 17-21 December 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (ISBN 978-984-33-2214-2) pp. 771-775. ERA Ranking: A |

[3] | M. M. Molla, B-C Wang, S. C. Saha, "Large-Eddy Simulation of physiological pulsatile non-Newtonian flow in a channel with double constriction", Proceedings of the 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, 17-21 December 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (ISBN 978-984-33-2214-2) pp. 1084-1088. ERA Ranking: A |

[4] | T. P. Bednarz, W. Lin, S. C. Saha, "Scaling of thermo-magnetic convection", Proceedings of the 13th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, 17-21 December 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (ISBN 978-984-33-2214-2) pp. 798-800. ERA Ranking: A |

[5] | S. C. Saha, C. Lei, J. C. Patterson, "Scaling analysis of the thermal boundary layer adjacent to an abruptly heated inclined plate" Proceeding of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, 3-7 December 2007, 117-120. (ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8). ERA Ranking: A |

[6] | S. C. Saha, C. Lei, J. C. Patterson, "On the natural convection boundary layer adjacent to an inclined flat plate subject to ramp heating" Proceeding of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Crown Plaza, Gold Coast, Australia, 3-7 December 2007, 121-124. (ISBN 978-1-864998-94-8). ERA Ranking: A |

[7] | S. C. Saha, C. Lei, J. C. Patterson, (2006) "Natural convection in a triangular enclosure subject to periodic thermal forcing", Proceedings of the 13th International Heat Transfer Conference (CD-ROM), edited by Graham de Vahl Davis and Eddie Leonardi, Sydney, Australia, 13-18 August 2006. Paper No. NCV-43. (ISBN 1-56700-226-9). |

### Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1] | S. C. Saha, "Natural convection in the attic-shaped spaces" In Advances in Energy Research. Volume 9, (Eds, Morena J. Acosta), ISBN 978-1-61470-485-0. Nova Science Publishers, (Invited Chapter) Inc. In Press. Will be published on 4th quarter of 2011. |

[2] | S. C. Saha, "Periodically forced natural convection through the roof of an attic-shaped building" In Convection and Conduction Heat Transfer, (Eds, Dr. Amimul Ahsan) ISBN 978-953-307-582-2 InTech Publishers, (Invited Chapter) In Press. Will be published on 6th July 2011. |