Dr Rushi Kumar is Associate Professor of Mathematics at the School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University, India. He is acclaimed in academic circles for his erudition in the field of mathematics. In addition to teaching and research, he is an actively involved in various administrative responsibilities in organizing conferences and workshops.
Rushi was nominated by the Department Of Science & Technology, India (DST), as Host Scientist for the prestigious CV Raman Fellowship for African Researchers. The DST also nominated him as an Indian expert to deliver an invited talk at an international conference on the applications of fluid dynamics, which is held at the University of Botswana, Gaborone. He was also awarded the prestigious Royal Society commonwealth follow-on grants to have a research collaboration with the University of the West Indies.
He has authored and co-authored 70 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests focus on boundary layer theory, magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), buoyant convection, two-phase (or multi-phase) flows, complex and non-Newtonian fluids, and biofluid mechanics.