Tania Sharmin
Dr. Tania Sharmin Khaleque

Full Name Dr. Tania Sharmin Khaleque
Designation Assistant Professor
Address Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
E-mail tania.khaleque@du.ac.bd
Contact no. +88 01921082872

Education


DPhil (PhD) in Mathematics 2011–2015

Oxford Centre of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (OCIAM), Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
Title: Strongly variable viscosity flows in mantle convection.
Supervisors: Professor Andrew C. Fowler and Professor Peter D. Howell.

M.S. in Applied Mathematics 2005–2006 (held in 2009)

Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ranked First class (1st position) with 87.5% average,
MS Thesis Title: MHD free convection heat and mass transfer along a stretching sheet with heat generation, radiation effect and viscous dissipation.
Supervisor: Prof. M. A. Samad

B.Sc.(Hons) in Mathematics 2001–2005 (held in 2007)

Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ranked First class (1st position) with 79.75% average.

H.S.C. in Science Division 2001

Viqarunnisa Noon School & College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

S.S.C. in Science Division 1999

Udayan Higher Secondary School & College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh
Employment History


• Assistant Professor Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
December 2015 – present
• Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
November 2015 – December 2015

• Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
September 2010 – November 2015

• Lecturer, Institute of Natural Science, United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
October 2009 – September 2010

Research Interest


  • Fluid dynamics
  • Asymptotic analysis
  • Mathematical geosciences
  • Mathematical modelling and computational applied mathematics

Publications and Report


  • ‘Convection of a fluid with strongly temperature and pressure dependent viscosity’, A. C.Fowler, P. D. Howell, and Tania S. Khaleque, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. (accepted).
  • ‘Numerical studies of thermal convection with temperature- and pressure-dependent vis- cosity at extreme viscosity contrasts’, Tania S. Khaleque, A. C. Fowler, P. D. Howell and M Vynnycky, Phys. Fluids, Vol. 27 (7), 076603, 2015
  • ‘Double diffusion, slips and variable diffusivity effects on combined heat mass transfer with variable viscosity via a point transformation’, M. Ferdows, Md. J. Uddin, Tania S. Khaleque, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 13 (01), 2013,doi: 10.1504/PCFD.2013.050651.
  • ‘Atmospheric tomography in adaptive optics’, R. Barrela, N. Blasco, E. Henriksson, T.Ivanov, D. Kazerani, T. S. Khaleque, A. Koniaeva, A. Liyvapuu and D. Saxenhuber, ESSIM Modelling Week report, Madrid, Spain, 2013.
  • ‘Effects of radiation, heat generation and viscous dissipation on MHD free convection flow along a stretching sheet’, Tania S. Khaleque and M. A. Samad, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2 (4), pp. 368-377, 2010.
  • ‘MHD heat transfer mixed convection flow along a vertical stretching sheet in presence of magnetic field with heat generation’, M. Mohebujjaman, Tania S. Khaleque and M. A. Samad, International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences IJBAS-IJENS, Vol. 10 (02), pp: 133-142, 2010.
  • ‘Effects of Radiation and Heat Generation on MHD Free Convection Flow along a Stretch- ing Sheet’, M. A. Samad and Tania S. Khaleque, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, Vol. 58(2), pp. 305-311, 2010.

Talks and Poster Presentation


  • ‘Mantle convection with strong temperature- and pressure-dependent viscosity’, Invited speaker at MACSI weekly seminar, University of Limerick, Ireland, September 2015.
  • ‘Temperature and pressure-dependent viscosity flows in mantle convection’, It all adds up, The LMS 150th Anniversary Women in Maths event, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, April 14-17, 2015.
  • ‘Temperature and Pressure-Dependent Viscosity Flows in Mantle Convection’, Industrial and Applied Maths seminar, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, November 2014.
  • ‘Strongly temperature and pressure-dependent viscous convection’, Poster presentation (including talk), XIII International Workshop on Modelling of Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics, Hønefoss, Norway, September 2013.
  • ‘Mantle convection with temperature and pressure dependent viscosity’, Invited talk, De- partment of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK, May 2013.
  • ‘Strongly variable viscosity flows in mantle convection’, Transfer of Status Presentation, OCIAM, University of Oxford, UK, June 2012.

Conferences and Study Groups


• Challenges in Nonlinear Systems, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 10-11 Septem- ber 2015.

• 100th European Study Group with Industry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, April 2014.

• The Fourth Collaborative Workshop Initiative (CWI), Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, January 2014.

• XIII International Workshop on Modelling of Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics, Hønefoss, Norway, September 2013.

• European Summer School in Industrial Mathematics and Modelling Week, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, July 2013.

• Oxford Conference on Challenges in Applied Mathematics, University of Oxford, July 2013.

• 16th Biennial Oxford/Cambridge Applied Mathematics Meeting, University of Cambridge, June 2013.

• 6th Oxford University SIAM Student Chapter Conference, Oxford, February 2013.

• 85th European Study Group with Industry, University of East Anglia, Norwich, April 2012.

• 5th Oxford University SIAM Student Chapter Conference, Oxford, February 2012.

• 2nd Oxford/Princeton Collaborative Workshop, OCCAM, Oxford, January 2012.
Teaching Experience


• Class Tutor for Geometry, Oriel College, University of Oxford, Michaelmas term 2014

• Undergraduate Admissions Interviewer, Oriel College, University of Oxford.
Devised appropriate mathematical interview questions for potential undergraduates, and made decisions on which candidates to accept.

• Teaching Assistant, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, 2012–2015.

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations I, Applied Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Geoscience, Viscous Flow, Waves and Compressible Flow.

• Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Taught Calculus in 1D, 2010–2011

• Lecturer, Institute of Natural Science, United International University, Bangladesh.

Taught Calculus, Fourier and Laplace Transform, Analytic Geometry, Linear Algebra and Ordinary Differential Equations, 2009–2010.

Awards and Scholarships


• Felix Scholarship, for doctoral studies at Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK, 2011–2015.

• Travel grant from Oriel College, Oxford, July 2013.

• Travel grant recieved from the organizers of XIII International Workshop on Modelling of Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics, Hønefoss, Norway, September 2013.

• A.F. Mujibur Rahman Foundation Gold Medal and Scholarship
Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2010.
– Awarded to the best student of the Department of Mathematics for securing the highest grade (mark) in M.S. examinations.

• University Grants Commission (UGC) Merit Scholarship
Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 2009.
– For achieving the highest grade (mark) in B.Sc. (Hons) result among the students of
Faculty of Science at the University of Dhaka.

• A.F. Mujibur Rahman Foundation Gold Medal and Scholarship
Department of Mathematics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009.
– Awarded to the best student of the Department of Mathematics for securing the highest grade (mark) in B.Sc.(Hons) examinations.

• Dean’s Award and Gold Medal, Faculty of Science, University of Dhaka, 2008.
– For excellence in Mathematics in B.Sc. (Hons) examinations.
• Shamsun Nahar Mahmud Foundation Gold Medal
Shamsun Nahar Hall, University of Dhaka, 2008.
– The most prestigious award offered by Shamsun Nahar Hall, University of Dhaka and awarded to the student with best academic record in B.Sc.(Hons) examinations.

• Sumitomo Corporation Scholarship, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003–2007.
– Awarded to top 10 (out of around 3500) undergraduates for outstanding academic merit. Awarded four times for continued excellence throughout degree.

• Several other prizes and scholarships for excellence in individual year final examinations at B.Sc.(Hons) level, HSC and SSC (equivalent to A Level and O Level) examinations.

Computer skills


Mathematica, Matlab, Fortran, Comsol Multiphysics, UNIX/Linux, Windows, Microsoft
Office, Excel, LATEX, Xfig.

Languages


• Bengali – Native
• English – fluent, IELTS score 7.5/9.0

Positions of Responsibility


Vice President, Oxford University Bangladesh Society, University of Oxford, 2014 –
2015

– Founding member of the Society and ensures the smooth running of the Society.

• Secretary, Oxford University Bangladesh Society, University of Oxford, 2013 – 2014
– Founding member of the Society and ensures the smooth running of the Society.

• Exam invigilator, Oriel College, University of Oxford, 2012 – 2015
– Ensures the smooth running of college exams (collections) and university exams.

• Student Ambassador, Oriel College, University of Oxford, 2013 – 2015
– Ambassadors provide information and advice on applying to Oxford to prospective students, parents and teachers.

• D.Phil. student representative, Consultative Committee for Graduates (CCG), Math- ematical Institute, University of Oxford, 2013 – 2014
– The committee concerns with matters such as the syllabus, teaching arrangements, library facilities, office facilities, and the general aspects of examinations.