Solids Processing Group

Group of Andreas Bück


Prof.  Jitendra Kumar

Curriculum Vitae

born 1978 in Bijnor, India 

October 2001 – September 2003
Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics: Modelling and Scientific Computing at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Thesis: Simulation studies of the electret effect in filters.

October 2003 – September 2006
Ph.D. in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.  Thesis: Numerical approximations of population balance equations in particulate systems.

October 2006 – July 2009
Research Associate and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Mathematics, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.

July 2009 – to date
Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

January 2013 – July 2015
Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow at the Chair of Thermal Process Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany.

Since 2014
Associate Professor at IIT Kharagpur, India


Research Topics

  • Numerical solution of population balance equations

  • Mathematical modelling of process kinetics of particulate systems

  • Monte Carlo simulations of population balances



List of publications



Jitendra Kumar
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur, India