Science & Humanities

Dr. Komala B

Assistant Professor

Dr. Komala B has been teaching for fifteen years and is presently an assistant professor teaching Mathematics in the department of science and humanities at PES university. She obtained her bachelor's degree from Vijaya College of Bangalore University, her master's degree from Bangalore University, and her doctorate in mathematics with a focus on fluid dynamics from Bharathiar University in Tamil Nadu. She actively participates in national and international scientific events, and her significant research contributions have been published in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests include fluid mechanics, numerical methods, and differential equations.


  • PhD, Fluid dynamics, Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu 2020.
  • Master of Philosophy, Mathematics, S.V. University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 2009.
  • Master of Science, Mathematics, Government Science College, Bangalore University, Bangalore 2006.
  • Bachelor of Science, Vijaya College, Bangalore University 2004


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Science & Humanities, PES University, August 2022-till date.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Dayananda Sagar University, SoE, August 2019 -July 2022
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, BTLITM, September 2007-June 2019.


  • Received Young Researcher Award 2020 from Institute of Scholar in 2020.
  • Engineering Mathematics for B.Tech.
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures for B.Tech..
  • Graph Theory for B.Tech.
  • Business Statistics and Analytics for MBA.
  • Advanced Numerical Methods for M.Tech (ME).
  • Linear Algebra and Optimization Technique for M.Tech (ECE).


  • The onset of Darcy-Brinkman-Rayleigh-Benard convection in a composite system with thermal diffusion, Heat Transfer-Wiley, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/htj.22321.
  • Darcy-Benard double diffusive Marangoni convection with Soret effect in a composite layer system, Malaya Journal of Matematik, Volume - 8, Issue -4, 1473-1479, 2020.
  • Effects of Heat Source / Sink and Non-uniform Temperature Gradients on Non-Darcian-Benard-Magneto-Marangoni Convection in an Infinite Horizontal Composite Layer, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, Volume 15, Issue 6, 600-608, 2020.
  • The study of effects of surface tension, magnetic field, and non-uniform salinity gradients on the onset of double-diffusive convection in the composite system, Malaya Journal of Matematik, Volume - 8, Issue 3, 730-737, 2020.
  • Non - Darcian Effects of Uniform and Non-Uniform Salinity Gradients on the Onset of Triple Diffusive Magneto Convection in Composite Layers, IJAST, Volume-29, Issue-05, 2020.
  • Non-Darcian and Non Uniform Salinity Gradients on Triple Diffusive Convection in composite layers, IJEAT, Volume-8, Issue- 6S, August 2019.
  • Effects of uniform and non-uniform salinity gradients on the onset of double-diffusive convection in a composite layer: an analytical study, ARPN, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 4, February 2019.
  • Effects of parabolic and inverted parabolic salinity gradients on double-diffusive Marangoni convection in a composite layer: an exact study, IJAIEM, Volume 3, Issue 10, October 2014.