IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. Tapan Kumar Kar

Professor

Department of Mathematics

Academic qualifications

  • 1990: B.Sc. (Honours) (First Class first) (Calcutta University) Major: Mathematics, Minors: Physics and Chemistry.
  • 1993: M.Sc.(Calcutta University)(First class 2nd) Applied Mathematics, Specialization:  Mathematical Biology.
  • 1993: Qualified “National Eligibility Test (NET)” conducted by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • 1993: Qualified “Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)”, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government  of India.
  • 1994: M.Phil (Calcutta University) Applied Mathematics, Specialization: Mathematical Ecology.
  • 2004: Ph.D. (Jadavpur University), Thesis title: Some Mathematical Models on Bioeconomic Harvesting Problems of Multispecies Fisheries. Supervisor: Professor Kripasindhu Chaudhuri, Jadavpur University.
  • 2005-07: Post Doctoral Fellow (JSPS) Yokohama National University, JAPAN
  • 2013: Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 2014: JSPS Invitation fellow, Kyushu University, Japan.

Teaching experience: 21 years

  • 1996-2001: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India.
  • 2001-2005: Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India.
  • 2005-2008: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India.
  • 2008-2011: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India
  • 2011: Professor, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

Contact

Phone

  1. Office: +9133 2668 4561 to 63 (Ext. 529)
  2. Phone: +91 98361 95503

Address

  1. Residence: EE-103/1, Salt Lake, Sector-II, Kolkata-700091, West Bengal, India
  2. Email: tkar@math.iiests.ac.in, tkar1117@gmail.com

Area of Research

Research Experience: 23 Years

  • Dynamical systems
  • Stability and bifurcation theory
  • Population dynamics
  • Mathematical ecology: Theoretical studies on ecology, population management, food chain, conservation of aquatic ecosystems, sustainable use of ecosystem services.
  • Modeling and control of epidemiological problems.
  • Mathematical modeling of eco-epidemiological problems.
  • Pest control
  • Impact of invasive species on the sustainable utilization of native species

Courses Undertaken

Undergraduate

All the Mathematics courses at graduate level.

Post Graduate

  • Special functions
  • C-language
  • Computer programming
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Mathematical Ecology

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Ghosh, Bapan and Kar, T. K., Possible ecosystem impacts of applying maximum sustainable yield policy in food chain models, Journal of Theoretical Biology 329 (2013) 6-14 (Elsevier).
  2. Ghosh, Bapan and Kar, T. K., Sustainable use of prey species in a prey-predator system: Jointly determined ecological thresholds and economic trade-offs. Ecological Modelling, 272 (2014) 49-58 (Elsevier).
  3. Ghosh, Bapan, Kar, T. K. and Paul, Prosenjit, Extinction scenarios in exploited system: Combined and selective harvesting approaches, Ecological Complexity 19(2014)130-139 (Elsevier).
  4. Ghosh, Bapan, Kar, T. K. and Legovic, Tarzen, Relationship between exploitation, oscillation, MSY and extinction, Mathematical Biosciences, 256(2014)1-9 (Elsevier).
  5. Chakraborty, K, Das, Kunal and Kar, T. K., Modelling and analysis of a marine plankton system with nutrient recycling and diffusion, Complexity 21(1)(2015)229-241 (Wiley).
  6. Paul, Prosenjit, Ghosh, Bapan and Kar, T. K., Impact of species enrichment and fishing mortality in three species food chain models, Commun Nonlinear Sci Numer Simulat 29(2015)208-223 (Elsevier).
  7. Mondal, P. K., Jana, Soovoojeet, Haldar, Palash and Kar, T. K., Dynamical behavior of an epidemic model in a fuzzy transmission. International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, 23(5)(2015)651-665 (World Scientific).
  8. Jana, Sovoojeet, Halder Palash, Kar, T. K. Complex Dynamics of an epidemic model with vaccination and treatment controls. International Journal of Dynamics and Control 4(2016)318-329 (Springer).
  9. Jana Soovoojeet, Haldar Palash and Kar T. K, Optimal control and stability analysis of an epidemic model with population dispersal. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 83(2016)67-81 (Elsevier).
  10. Paul, Prosenjit, Kar, T. K., and Ghorai, Abhijit. Ecotourism and fishing in a common fishing ground of two interacting species, Ecological Modelling 328(2016) 1-13 (Elsevier).

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