Syakila Ahmad

Profile
Section A: Profile Overview
Overview: She received a PhD degree in Fluid Dynamics from Universiti Putra Malaysia. She is currently an Applied Mathematics Lecturer at the School of Mathematical Sciences. Her research interests are fluid dynamics, convective boundary layer flows and heat transfer, and mathematical modelling. Selected publications:

Research Interest:

Teaching & Supervision
Teaching
No.  Course Code  Course Name 
1.  MAT514  Mathematical Modelling 
2.  MSG322  Fluid Mechanics 
3.  MSS381  Mathematical Software Laboratory 
Supervision
Level  Name  Title 
Doctorate 

Multiple Similarity Solutions Of Steady And Unsteady Convection Boundary Layer Flows In Viscous Fluids And Nanofluids 
Masters 

Aliran lapisan sempadan olakan campuran daripada kon yang dipangkas di dalam medium berongga dengan kelikatan yang berubah Mathematical modelling of forced convection boundary layer flow past a horizontal circular cylinder with variable viscosity Free convection boundary layer flow about a sphere with temperaturedependent viscosity Natural convection flow on sphere through porous medium in presence of heat source/sink near a stagnation point Laminar natural convection boundary layer flow past a cylinder of elliptic cross section in nanofluid Free convection boundary layer flow over an isoflux horizontal circular cylinder in a nanofluid Forced convection boundary layer flow over an isothermal horizontal circular cylinder at lower stagnation point in a micropolar fluid Forced convection boundary layer flow about a sphere at the lower stagnation with constant heat flux Numerical solution of boundary layer flow about a sphere in a viscous fluid Free Convection Boundary Layer Flow Past an Isoflux Cylinder of Elliptic Cross Section in a Nanofluid Natural Convection Boundary Layer Flow on an Isothermal Horizontal Circular Cylinder in a Nanofluid Convection Boundary Layer Flow on a Sphere Placed in a Nanofluid Numerical Solution of Convective Boundary Layer Flow over an Isoflux Horizontal Circular Cylinder in a Micropolar Fluid Effect of Temperaturedependent Viscosity on Free Convection Boundary Layer Flow about an Isothermal Sphere 
Teaching & SupervisionResearch
Research Grants 

List of publications:
1. N.F. Fauzi, J.H. Merkin, S. Ahmad and I. Pop (2017) The mixed convection boundary layer on a vertical melting front in a nonDarcian porous medium, Transport in Porous Media, 116, 521532.
2. Syakila Ahmad and D. Andrew S. Rees (2016) The effect of conducting sidewalls on the onset of convection in a porous cavity, Transport in Porous Media, 111, 287304, DOI: 0.1007/s1124201505946.
3. N.F. Fauzi, S. Ahmad and I. Pop (2015) Stagnation point ow and heat transfer over a nonlinear shrinking sheet with slip effects, Alexandria Engineering Journal, 54, 929934.
4. J.H. Merkin, I. Pop and S. Ahmad (2015) Note on the melting effect on mixed convection boundarylayer ow over a vertical at surface embedded in a porous medium, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 84, 786790.
5. Nur Fatihah Fauzi, Syakila Ahmad, Lok Yian Yian and Ioan Pop (2015) Stagnation point flow over a permeable shrinking sheet with slip effects: suction case, Journal of Computer Science & Computational Mathematics, 5(1), 18, DOI: 10.20967/jcscm.2015.01.001.
6. Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Melting effect on mixed convection boundary layer flow about a vertical surface embedded in a porous medium: opposing flows case, Transport in Porous Media, 102, 317323.
7. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Flow and heat transfer at a stagnationpoint over an exponentially shrinking vertical sheet with suction, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 75, 164170.
8. Ezzah Liana Ahmad Fauzi, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Flow over a permeable stretching sheet in micropolar nanofluids with suction, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1605, pp. 428433.
9. Nur Fatihah Fauzi, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Mixed convection boundary layer flow at the lower stagnation point of a sphere embedded in a porous medium in presence of heat source/sink:constant heat ux case, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1605, pp. 470475.
10. Norshafira Ramli, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Boundary layer ow and heat transfer over a permeable surface moving with exponentially decreasing velocities in a parallel free stream, AIPConference Proceedings, 1605, pp. 256261.
11. Nur Syazana Rosly, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Unsteady stagnationpoint flow past a stretching sheet with suction in a nanouid using Buongiorno`s model, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1605, pp. 143148.
12. Lok Yian Yian and Syakila Ahmad (2014) Unsteady boundary layer separated stagnationpoint flowtowards a permeable shrinking sheet, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1605, pp. 298301.
13. Lok Yian Yian, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2014) Unsteady separated stagnationpoint flow withsuction towards a stretching sheet, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1602, pp. 317322.
14. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, John H. Merkin and Ioan Pop (2013) Mixed convection boundary layer flow along a vertical cylinder embedded in a porous medium filled by a nanofluid, Transport in Porous Media, 96, 237253.
15. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2013) Forced convection boundary layer flowalong a horizontal cylinder in porous medium filled by nanofluid, International Journal of Humanities and Management Sciences, 1(1), 2327.
16. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Ioan Pop (2013) Flow and heat transfer over an unsteady shrinking sheet with suction in a nanofluid using Buongiorno's model, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 43, 7580.
17. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Ioan Pop (2013) Boundary Layer flow and heat transfer over an exponentially shrinking vertical sheet with suction, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 64, 264272.
18. Nur Fatihah Fauzi, Ioan Pop and Syakila Ahmad (2013), Mixed convection boundary layer flow at lower stagnation point of sphere through porous medium in presence of heat source/sink, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applications of Porous Media (ICAPM2013), ClujNapoca, 25{28 August 2013, pp. 7988.
19. John H. Merkin, Ioan Pop, Azizah Mohd Rohni and Syakila Ahmad (2012) A further note on the unsteady mixed boundary layer in a porous medium with temperature slip: an exact solution, Transport in Porous Media, 95, 373375.
20. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2012) Note on Cortells nonlinearly stretching permeable sheet, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, 58465852.
21. John H. Merkin, Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2012) On the temperature slipboundary condition in a mixed convection boundarylayer flow in a porous medium, Transport in Porous Media, 94, 133147.
22. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Ioan Pop (2012) Flow over an unsteady shrinking sheet with suction in a nanouid, International Journal of Modern Physics: Conference Series, Vol.9, 511519.
23. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail and Ioan Pop (2012) Temperature dependency on mixed convection boundary layer flow over an isoflux horizontal circular cylinder,SainsMalaysiana, 41(3), 345351.
24. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad, Ioan Pop and John H. Merkin (2012) Unsteady mixed convection boundary layer ow with suction and temperature slip effects near the stagnationpoint on avertical permeable surface embedded in a porous medium, Transport in Porous Media, 92, 114.
25. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2012) Flow and heat transfer over an unsteadyshrinking sheet with suction in nanofluids, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, 18881895.
26. Ezzah Liana Ahmad Fauzi, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2012), Mixed convection boundary layer flow from a vertical cone in a porous medium filled with a nanofluid, Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematical, Computational, Statistical Sciences, Engineering (ICMCSSE2012) (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 70 2012), Dubai, 89 October 2012, pp. 3639.
27. Azizah Mohd Rohni, Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2011) Boundary layer flow over a moving surface in a nanofluid beneath a uniform free stream, International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heatand Fluid Flow, 21(7), 828846.
28. Syakila Ahmad, Azizah Mohd Rohni and IoanPop (2011) Blasius and Sakiadis problems in nanoflids, ActaMechanica, 218, 195204.
29. S. Ahmad, N. M. Ariffn, R. Nazar and I. Pop (2010) Forced convection boundary layer flow over amoving thin needle, ASM Science Journal, 4(2), 149157.
30. Syakila Ahmad and Ioan Pop (2010) Mixed convection boundary layer ow from a vertical at plate embedded in a porous medium filled with nanofluids, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 37, 987991.
31. Syakila Ahmad, Norihan M. Ariffn, Roslinda Nazar and Ioan Pop (2009) Mixed convection boundary layer flow past an isothermal horizontal circular cylinder with temperaturedependent viscosity,International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48(10), 19431948.
32.Syakila Ahmad, Norihan Md. Ariffn, Roslinda Nazar and Ioan Pop (2009) Mathematical modelling of boundary layer flow over a moving thin needle with variable heat flux, Advances in Numerical Methods, Part 1: Applied Mathematics, Chapter 4, pp. 4354, Springer Verlag.
33. Syakila Ahmad, Norihan Md Ariffn and Roslinda Nazar (2008) Mixed convection boundary layer flow along a moving vertical slender cylinder: assisting and opposing flows, Menemui Matematik (Discovering Mathematics), 30(2): 18. (Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society & UPM, ISBN01269003).
34.Syakila Ahmad, Norihan Md. Ariffn, Roslinda Mohd Nazar, Abdul Aziz Jaafar and Ioan Pop (2008) Mathematical modeling of boundary layer flow over a moving thin needle with prescribed wall temperature, Matematika, Special Edition, Part 1, 127134.
35. S. Ahmad, N. M. Ariffn, R. Nazar and I. Pop (2008) Mixed convection boundary layer flow along vertical thin needles: Assisting and opposing flows, International Communications in Heat and MassTransfer, 35(2), 157162.
36. S. Ahmad, N. M. Ariffn, R. Nazar and I. Pop (2008) Mixed convection boundary layer flow along vertical moving thin needles with variable heat flux, Heat and Mass Transfer, 44(4), 473479.
37.Syakila Ahmad, Norihan Md. Ariffn, Roslinda Nazar and Ioan Pop (2007) Mathematical modelling of boundary layer flow over a moving thin needle with variable heat flux, Proceedings of the 12th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Cairo, Egypt, 2931 December 2007, pp. 4853.
38. Syakila Ahmad, Norihan Md. Ariffn, Roslinda Nazar and Ioan Pop (2006) Effect of temperaturedependent viscosity on free convection over cylinders of elliptic cross section, Proceedings of theInternational Heat Transfer Conference 2006, Sydney, Australia, 1318 August 2006, Paper No.NCV29, pp. 111.