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Curriculum Vitae Personal Information First Name Easwaran Last Name Balakrishnan Marital Status Married Department Mathematics and Statistics Contacts Office: Fax: E-mail: +(968) 24142239 +(968) 24141490 [email protected] Graduate Education Degree Institution Completed Ph. D. in Mathematics Massey University, New Zealand 1996 M.Sc. in Mathematics University of Canterbury, New Zealand 1992 Current Employment History Date Level of Appointment 2008 June – Present Associate Professor 2001 June – 2008 June Assistant Professor 1998 – 2001 June Lecturer Teaching - Courses taught: MATH1061: Mathematics for Arts I MATH1062: Mathematics for Arts II MATH1063: Mathematics for Arts III MATH1101: Business Mathematics I MATH1102: Business Mathematics II MATH1105: Business Mathematics MATH1106: Pre-Calculus MATH2107: Calculus I MATH2193: Mathematics for Agriculture I MATH2108: Calculus II MATH3302: Ordinary differential equations MATH4141: Numerical Analysis MATH3210: Mathematics for Teachers II MATH3395: Methods of Differential & Vector Calculus MATH3744: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling MATH4172: Differential Equations for Engineers MATH4174: Differential Equations & Applications for Engineers MATH6012: Numerical Methods for Differential Equations FPMT0103: Mathematics for Social Sciences in English 1 Selected Publications 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. E. Balakrishnan, A.Swift, and G.C.Wake (1994). “Path following for disjoint bifurcation problems arising in ignition theory”, Math. Comput. Modelling, Elsevier, 19(9), 9-15. E. Balakrishnan, A.Swift, and G.C.Wake (1996). “Critical values for some non-class A geometries in thermal ignition theory”. Math. Comput. Modelling, Elsevier, 24(8), 1-10. E. Balakrishnan, A.Swift, and G.C.Wake (1997). “Multiple solutions in hollow geometrics in the theory of thermal ignition” Applied Maths letters, Elsevier, 10(5), 41-46. R.O.Weber, E. Balakrishnan, and G.C.Wake (1998). “Critical initial conditions for spontaneous ignition”. J.Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans., RSC publishing, 94: 3613-3617. E. Balakrishnan, M..Nelson, and G.C.Wake (1999). “Radiative ignition of combustible materials I: Polymeric materials undergoing non-flaming thermal degradation – the critical storage problem”. Math. Comput. Modelling, Elsevier, 30: 177-195. A.Swift, and E. Balakrishnan (2000). “Solution of nonlinear equations and computation of multiple solutions of a simple reaction-diffusion equation”. ANZIAM Journal, Cambridge University press, 42: 55-64 H.H. Al–Barwani, M. Al–Lawatia, E. Balakrishnan, and A. Purnama (2000). “Modeling Flow and Transport in Unsaturated Porous Media: A Review”. SQU Journal of Science and Technology, Special Review: 265–280. M.I. Nelson, G.C. Wake, X.D. Chen and E. Balakrishnan (2001), “The multiplicity of steady-state solutions arising from microwave heating I: Infinite Biot number and small penetration depth” ANZIAM Journal, Cambridge University press, 43: 87-103. E. Balakrishnan, M.I. Nelson, and X.D. Chen (2001). “Microwave assisted ignition to achieve combustion synthesis” Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, Hindawi, 5(3):151-164. R.O. Weber, G.C. Wake, H.S. Sidhu, G.N. Mercer, B.F. Gray, W. Derrick, and E. Balakrishnan (2001). “On the crossing of intermediate unstable steady state solutions for thermal ignition in a sphere” ANZIAM Journal, Cambridge University press, 43: 77-85. E. Balakrishnan (2002). “Some thresholds in the theory of thermal ignition” Computational Mathematics and Modelling by East-West J. of Mathematics, 207-214. M.I.Nelson, E. Balakrishnan, and X.D.Chen (2003). “A Semenov model of self-heating in compost piles” Trans IChemE Part B, 81: 375-383. Q. J. A. Khan, E. Balakrishnan, and G. C. Wake (2004). “Analysis of Predator-Prey System With Predator Switching” Bulletin of Math. Biology, Springer, 66: 109-123. M. Nelson, T.R Marchant, G.C. Wake, E. Balakrishnan, and X.D. Chen (2007). “Self-heating in compost piles due to biological effects”, Chemical Engineering Science, Elsevier, 62: 4612 – 4619. M. Nelson and E. Balakrishnan (2008), “Auto ignition of hydrocarbons in a batch reactor: analysis of a reduced model, Applied Mathematics letters, Elsevier, 21: 866-871. M.I Nelson, E. Balakrishnan, H.S.Sidhu, & X.D.Chen (2008). “A fundamental analysis of continuous flow bioreactor models and membrane reactor models to process industrial wastewaters”, Chemical Engineering Journal, Elsevier, I40:521-528. Q.J. Khan, E.V. Krishnan and E. Balakrishnan (2010). “Two - predator and two - prey species group defence model with switching effect”, International Journal of Computational Bioscience, ACTA press, 6978. M.A. Al-Lawati, T. B. A. Elbashir, I.A. Eltayeb, M.A. Rahman and E. Balakrishnan (2010). “The dynamics of two interacting compositional plumes in the presence of a magnetic field” Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, Taylor & Francis, 1–30. M.I Nelson, E. Balakrishnan, and H.S.Sidhu (2012). “A fundamental analysis of continuous flow bioreactor and membrane reactor models with Tessier kinetics”. Chemical Engineering Communications, Elsevier, 199:3, 417-433. Qamar J. A. Khan, E. Balakrishnan, and Azza Hamood AL Harthi (2013), “Eco-Epidemiological models of Salton Sea with infected prey”. Journal of biological systems, World Scientific, 21(01), 1350003: 1-21. H.S. Sidhu, M.I. Nelson, E. Balakrishnan (2015). “An analysis of a standard reactor cascade and a step-feed reactor cascade for biological processes described by Monod kinetics”. Chemical Product and Process Modeling, De Gruyter, 10: 1, 27-37. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------ 2