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Amitabh Joshi Anuranjan Anand Balasubramanian Sundaram Bani Kanta Sarma Bivas Saha 
C. P. Rajendran C.N.R Rao C.N.R Rao Chandrabhas Narayana Diwakar S. Venkatesan 
Eswaramoorthy MG.U. Kulkarni Ganesh Subramanian Govindaraju T H Ila 
Hemalatha Balaram James P. Clement Chelliah Jayanta Haldar K. B. Sinha K.S. Narayan 
Kanishka Biswas Kaustuv Sanyal Kavita Jain Krishnan V.Kundu Tapas K.
Kushagra Bansal M. R. S. Rao Maneesha Inamdar Meheboob Alam Meher K. Prakash 
Namita Surolia Narasimha Roddam Premkumar Senguttuvan Rajesh Ganapathy Ranjan Datta 
Ranjani Viswanatha Ravi Manjithaya S. N. Bhat Santosh Ansumali Santosh Ansumali 
Sarit S. Agasti Sebastian C Peter Sheeba Vasu Shivaprasad S. M.Shobhana Narasimhan 
Sreenivas K. R.Sridhar Rajaram Srikanth Sastry Subi Jacob George Subir K. Das 
Sundaresan A.Swapan Pati Tapas Kumar Maji Udaykumar Ranga Umesh V. Waghmare 
Valdiya K. S.Vidhyadhiraja N. S.Vidya T. N. C. 

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  1. Aghor P. and Meheboob Alam, Nonlinear axisymmetric Taylor-Couette flow in a dilute gas:  multi-roll transition and the role of compressibility, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2020). ,

    (revised)



  2. Gopan N. and Meheboob Alam, Symmetry-breaking bifurcations and hysteresis in compressible Taylor-Couette flow of a dense gas: a molecular dynamics study, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 902, (2020).

  3. Jenkins, J. T., Meheboob Alam and Berzi, D., Singular behavior of the stresses in the limit of random close packing in collisional, simple shearing flows of frictionless spheres, Physical Review Fluids (Rapid Communications) 5, 072301 (2020).

  4. Ramesh, P. and Meheboob Alam, Interpenetrating spiral vortices and other coexisting states in suspension Taylor-Couette flow, Physical Review Fluids (Rapid Communication) 5, 042301 (2020).

  5. Reddy, M.H.L. and Meheboob Alam, Regularized extended-hydrodynamic equations for a rarefied granular gas and the plane shock waves, Physical Review Fluids 5, 044302 (2020).

  6. Saha, S. and Meheboob Alam, Burnett-order constitutive relations,  second-moment anisotropy and  co-existing states in sheared dense gas-solid suspensions, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 887, (2020).

  7. Gupta, R. and Meheboob Alam, Poiseuille flow of a dilute binary granular mixture: hydrodynamics and segregation, Granular Matter 21, 100 (2019).

  8. Ramesh, P., Bharadwaj, S and Meheboob Alam, Suspension Taylor-Couette flow: coexistence of stationary and travelling waves, and the characteristics of Taylor vortices and spirals, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 870, 901 - 940 (2019).

  9. Rongali, R, Reddy, M H L and Meheboob Alam, Bulk Hydrodynamics and Rheology of Gravity-Driven Poiseuille Flow: A Comparative Study Between Maxwell Molecules and Hard Spheres, AIP Conf Proceedings (RGD) 2132, 180001 (2019).

  10. Meheboob Alam, Saha, S. and Gupta, R., Unified theory for a sheared gas-solid suspension: from rapid granular suspension to its small-Stokes-number limit, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 870, 1175 - 1193 (2019).

  11. Rongali, R. and Meheboob Alam, Asymptotic expansion and Pade approximants for gravity-driven  flow of a heated granular gas: Competition between inelasticity and forcing, up-to Burnett order, Physical Review E 98, 052144 (2018).

  12. Rongali, R. and Meheboob Alam, Asymptotic expansion and Pade approximants for acceleration-driven Poiseuille flow of a rarefied gas: Bulk hydrodynamics and rheology, Physical Review E 98, 012115 (2018).

  13. Gupta, R. and Meheboob Alam, Disentangling the role of athermal walls on the Knudsen paradox in molecular and granular gases, Physical Review E 97, 012912 (2018).

  14. Ansari I H, Rivas N and Meheboob Alam, Phase-coexisting patterns, horizontal  segregation and controlled convection in vertically vibrated binary granular mixtures, Physical Review E 97, 012911 (2018).

  15. Saha, S. and Meheboob Alam, Revisiting ignited-quenched transition and the non-Newtonian rheology of a sheared dilute gas-solid suspension, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 833, 206 - 246 (2017).

  16. Meheboob Alam and Saha, S., Normal stress differences and beyond-Navier-Stokes hydrodynamics, EPJ Conf. 140, 11014 (2017).

  17. Gopan, N. and Meheboob Alam, Oblique shock waves in granular flows over bluff bodies, EPJ Conf. 140, 03053 (2017).

  18. Gupta, R. and Meheboob Alam, Hydrodynamics, wall-slip, and normal-stress differences in rarefied granular Poiseuille flow , Physical Review E 95, 022903 (2017).

  19. Gera, B, Singh, R K and Meheboob Alam, Numerical study of the effect of density and aspect-ratio on oscillatory exchange flow through a circular opening in horizontal partition, Proceedings of Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS2016) 246 - 249 (2016).

  20. Gera, B, Singh, R K and Meheboob Alam, CFD simulation of combined buoyancy and pressure driven hot-gas flow through square-opening with salt-water analogy, Proceedings of Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS2016) 273 - 277 (2016).

  21. Reddy, M H L and Meheboob Alam, Plane shock wave structure in a dilute granular gas, AIP Conference Proceedings 1786, 120001 (2016).

  22. Ansari, I H and Meheboob Alam, Pattern transition, microstructure, and dynamics in a two-dimensional vibrofluidized bed, Physical Review E 93, 052901 (2016).

  23. Saha, S. and Meheboob Alam, Normal stress differences, their origin and constitutive relations for a sheared granular fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 795, 549 - 580 (2016).

  24. Meheboob Alam, Mahajan, A. and Shivanna, D., On Knudsen-minimum effect and temperature bimodality in a dilute granular Poiseuille flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 782, 099 - 126 (2015).

  25. Reddy, M.H.L. and Meheboob Alam, Plane shock waves and Haff's law in a granular gas, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (JFM Rapids) 779, (2015).

  26. Reddy, M. H. L. and Meheboob Alam, Shock Waves in a Dilute Granular Gas, AIP Conf. Proc. 1628, 480 - 487 (2014).

  27. Shukla, P., Ansari, I., van der Meer, D., Lohse, D. and Meheboob Alam,   Nonlinear instability and convection in a vertically vibrated granular bed, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 761, 123 - 167 (2014).

  28. Saha, S. and Meheboob Alam, Non-Newtonian stress, collisional dissipation and heat flux in the shear flow of inelastic disks: a reduction via  Grad's moment method, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 757, 251 - 296 (2014).

  29. Rongali, R. and Meheboob Alam, Higher-order effects on orientational correlation and relaxation dynamics in homogeneous cooling of a rough granular gas, Physical Review E 89, 062201 (2014).

  30. Smith, K. C., Srivastava, I., Fisher, T. S. and Meheboob Alam, Variable-cell method for stress-controlled jamming of athermal, frictionless grains, Physical Review E 89, 042203 (2014).

  31. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Nonlinear Stability and Shearbanding in a Sheared Granular Fluid, ACFM Conf. Proc. 5 - 8 (2013).

  32. Bharadwaj, S., Gera, B., Sharma, P. and Meheboob Alam, Experiments on Round Turbulent Jet with PIV, ACFM Conference Proceedings 1 - 4 (2013).

  33. Ansari I. and Meheboob Alam, Patterns and Velocity Field in Vertically Vibrated Granular Materials, AIP Conf. Proc. 1542, 775 - 778 (2013).

  34. Meheboob Alam and Shukla, P., Shearbanding and Inhomogeneous States in a Granular Fluid, AIP Conf. Proc. 1542, 795 - 798 (2013).

  35. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Nonlinear vorticity-banding instability in granular plane Couette flow: higher-order Landau coefficients, bistability and the bifurcation scenario, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 718, 131 - 180 (2013).

  36. Meheboob Alam and Shukla, P., Nonlinear stability, bifurcation and vortical patterns in three-dimensional granular plane Couette flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 716, 349 - 413 (2013).

  37. Eshuis P., van der Weele, K., Meheboob Alam, van Gerner, H., van der Hopf, M., Kuipers, H., van der Meer, D., Luding, S. and Lohse, D., Buoyancy driven convection in vertically shaken granular matter: Experiment, numerics and theory, Granular Matter 15, 893 - 911 (2013).

  38. Meheboob Alam, Non-modal stability and optimal perturbations in unbounded granular shear flow: Three-dimensionality and particle spin, Progress of Theoretical Physics (PTPS) 195, 078 - 100 (2012).

  39. Meheboob Alam and Shukla, P., Origin of subcritical shear-banding instability in a dense two-dimensional sheared granular fluid, Granular Matter 14, 221 - 227 (2012).

  40. Smith, K.C., Fisher, T.S. and Meheboob Alam, Isostaticity of constraints in amorphous jammed systems of soft frictionless Platonic solids, Physical Review E (Rapid Communication) 84, 030301 (2011).

  41. Gayen, B. and Meheboob Alam, Effect of Coulomb friction on orientational correlation and velocity distribution functions in a sheared dilute granular gas, Physical Review E 84, 021304 (2011).

  42. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Nonlinear stability and patterns in granular plane Couette flow: Hopf and pitchfork bifurcations, and evidence for resonance, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 672, 147 - 195 (2011).

  43. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Weakly nonlinear theory of shear-banding instability in granular plane Couette flow: analytical solution, comparison with numerics and bifurcation, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 666, 204 - 253 (2011).

  44. Smith, K. C., Meheboob Alam and Fisher, T. S., Athermal jamming of soft frictionless Platonic solids, Physical Review E 82, 051304 (2010).

  45. Eshuis P., van der Meer, D., Meheboob Alam, van Gerner, H., van der Welle K. and Lohse, D., Onset of Convection in Strongly Shaken Granular Matter, Physical Review Letters 104, 038001 (2010).

  46. Meheboob Alam and Chikkadi, V. K., Velocity distribution function and correlations in a granular Poiseuille flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 653, 175 - 219 (2010).

  47. Smith, K. C., Fisher, T. S. and Meheboob Alam, Quasi-static Compaction of Polyhedra by the Discrete Element Method, AIP Conference Proceedings 1145, 90 - 93 (2009).

  48. Meheboob Alam, Chikkadi, V.K. and Gupta, V., Density waves and the effect of wall roughness in granular Poiseuille flow: Simulation and linear stability, European Physical Journal ST 179, 69 - 90 (2009).

  49. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Landau-type Order Parameter Equation for Shear Banding in Granular Couette Flow, Physical Review Letters 103, 068001 (2009).

  50. Chikkadi, V. K. and Meheboob Alam, Slip velocity and stresses in granular Poiseuille flow via event driven simulation, Physical Review E 80, 021303 (2009).

  51. Malik. M., Dey, J. and Meheboob Alam, Spatial modal stability of compressible plane Couette flow, Proc. of 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 1 - 4 (2008). ,

    (Editor: H. J. Sung)



  52. Shukla, P. and Meheboob Alam, Nonlinear Stability of Granular Shear Flow: Landau Equation and Shearbanding, Proc. of 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 1 - 4 (2008). ,

    (Editor: H. J. Sung)



  53. Malik, A. and Meheboob Alam, Large-scale Structures and Fluctuations in 3D granular Poiseuille Flow, Proc. of 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 1 - 4 (2008). ,

    (Editor: H. J. Sung)



  54. Meheboob Alam, Dynamics of Sheared Granular Fluid, Proc. of 10th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 1 - 6 (2008). ,

    (Editor: H. J. Sung; Inaugural ``Zhao-Sato-Narasimha'  Lecture)



  55. Meheboob Alam and Khalili, A., Instabilities and patterns in horizontally oscillating particulate suspension, Physical Review E 77, 041305 (2008).

  56. Malik, M., Dey, J. and Meheboob Alam, Linear stability, transient energy growth and the role of viscosity stratification in compressible plane Couette flow, Physical Review E 77, 036322 (2008).

  57. Gayen, B. and Meheboob Alam, Orientational Correlation and Velocity Distributions in Uniform Shear Flow of a Dilute Granular Gas, Physical Review Letters 100, 068002 (2008).

  58. Meheboob Alam, Shukla, P. and Luding, S., Universality of shear-banding instability and crystallization in sheared granular fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 615, 293 - 321 (2008).

  59. Meheboob Alam and Khalili, A., Mean flow and linear stability of an oscillatory particulate suspension., Proc. of 2nd Intl Conf. on Porous Media and its Applications 1 - 6 (2007). ,

    (Editors: K. Vafai et al.)



  60. Lakkaraju, R. and Meheboob Alam, Effects of Prandtl number and a new instability mode in a plane thermal plume, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 592, 221 - 231 (2007).

  61. Vijayakumar K. C. and Meheboob Alam, Velocity distribution and the effect of wall roughness in granular Poiseuille flow, Physical Review E 75, 051306 (2007).

  62. Malik M., Dey, J. and Meheboob Alam, Transient growth, optimal perturbation and energy budget in compressible plane Couette flow, Proc. of Eleventh Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics 1 - 4 (2006).

  63. Gayen, B. and Meheboob Alam, Algebraic and exponential instabilities in a sheared micropolar granular fluid, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 567, 195 - 233 (2006).

  64. Meheboob Alam, Trujillo, L. and Herrmann, H. J., Hydrodynamic theory for reverse Brazil nut segregation and the non-monotonic ascension dynamics, Journal of Statistical Physics 124, 587 - 623 (2006).

  65. Montanero J. M., Garzo, V., Meheboob Alam and Luding, S., Rheology of two- and three-dimensional granular mixtures under uniform shear flow: Enskog kinetic theory versus molecular dynamics simulations, Granular Matter 8, 103 - 115 (2006).

  66. Meheboob Alam, Streamwise structures and density patterns in rapid granular Couette flow: a linear stability analysis, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 553, 1 - 32 (2006).

  67. Malik, M., Meheboob Alam and Dey, J., Nonmodal energy growth and optimal perturbations in compressible plane Couette flow, Physics of Fluids 18, 034103 (2006).

  68. Meheboob Alam, Universal unfolding of pitchfork bifurcations and shearband formation in rapid granular Couette flow., Trends in Applications of Mathematics to Mechanics 11 - 20 (2005). ,

    (Editors: Y. Wang and K. Hutter; ISBN 3-8322-3600-7)



  69. Meheboob Alam and Luding, S., Non-Newtonian granular fluid: Simulation and theory., Powders and Grains 2005 1141 - 1145 (2005). ,

    (Editors: R. Garcia-Rojo, S. McNamara and HJ Herrmann;  ISBN 041538348X)



  70. Meheboob Alam and Luding, S, Energy nonequipartition, rheology and microstructure in sheared bidisperse granular mixtures, Physics of Fluids 17, 063303 (2005).

  71. Meheboob Alam, Arakeri, V. H., Nott, P. R., Goddard, J. D. and Herrmann, H. J., Instability-induced ordering, universal unfolding and the role of gravity in granular Couette flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 523, 277 - 306 (2005).

  72. Arakeri V. H., Pal, A., Goswami, S. N. and Meheboob Alam, Observations on some bubble driven plane laminar flows, ACFM Conference Proceedings 1 - 4 (2004).

  73. Trujillo, L., Meheboob Alam and Herrmann, H. J., Segregation in a fluidized binary granular mixture: Competition between buoyancy and geometric forces, Europhysics Letters 64, 190 - 196 (2003).

  74. Meheboob Alam and Luding, S., First normal stress difference and crystallization in a dense sheared granular fluid, Physics of Fluids 15, 2298 - 2312 (2003).

  75. Meheboob Alam and Luding, S., Rheology of bidisperse granular mixtures via event-driven simulations, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 476, 069 - 103 (2003).

  76. Meheboob Alam and S. Luding, How good is the equipartition assumption for the transport properties of a granular mixture?, Granular Matter 4, 139 - 142 (2002).

  77. Meheboob Alam, Willits, J. T., Aranson, B. O. and Luding, S., Kinetic theory of a binary mixture of nearly elastic disks with size and mass disparity, Physics of Fluids 14, 4085 - 4087 (2002).

  78. Meheboob Alam and Hrenya, C., Inelastic collapse in simple shear flow of a granular medium, Physical Review E 63, 061308 (2001).

  79. Goddard, J. D. and Meheboob Alam, Shear-flow and material instabilities in particulate suspensions and granular media, Particulate Science and Technology 17, 69 - 96 (1999).

  80. Nott, P. R., Meheboob Alam, Agrawal, K., Jackson, R. and Sundaresan, S., The effect of boundaries on the plane Couette flow of granular materials: a bifurcation analysis, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 397, 203 - 229 (1999).

  81. Meheboob Alam and Nott, P. R., Stability of plane Couette flow of a granular material, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 377, 099 - 136 (1998).

  82. Meheboob Alam and Nott, P. R., The influence of friction on the stability of unbounded granular shear flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 343, 267 - 301 (1997).

  83. Meheboob Alam and Arakeri V. H., Observations on interaction of laminar bubble plumes, Proc. of ASME Conference (Fluid Engineering Division) 153, 63 - 65 (1993).

  84. Meheboob Alam and Arakeri, V. H., Observations on transition in plane bubble plumes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 254, 363 - 374 (1993).

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