Dr. ‚ÄčNesan S. Sriskanda

Dr. Sriskanda is an Associate Professor of Engineering and Mathematics


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering ,University of South Carolina (USC) Major Area: Thermal Sciences
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, USC, South Carolina Minor Area: Mathematics
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Arkansas State University (ASU), & USC
  • Diploma in Agricultural Engineering, School of Agriculture, Sri Lanka
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) in SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. - 1998 .Certification No. 9488
  • Passed PRAXIS content area (Mathematics) at State of South Carolina- 2001
  • Completed a Certified Program in AutoCAD applications
  • Completed a Certified Program in Project Management

Research Interests

Interests in small scale of theoretical research in developing mathematical models in Thermal Sciences (Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer) from heat engine applications to phase change storage systems. Currently involved in various educational activities in improving undergraduate Engineering Education connected with NASA related Science & Mathematics.


  • Associate Professor of Engineering & Mathematics, Claflin University, since 1998
  • NASA –Faculty Fellowship, Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FY – 2011
  • Visiting Professor for Engineering, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - 2011

Activities and Honors

  • 2016 – Meritorious Academic Advising Award – Claflin University
  • 2015- Dr. James E. Hunter Excellence in Teaching Award – Claflin University
  • 2008- CIPA (Curriculum Improvement Partnership Award) –PI 2008 NASA/CIPA symposium, Baltimore, MD
  • 2nd Place winner of Technology Integration in Teaching Award by the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Claflin University - 1999 -2000
  • Excellent Innovative Teaching Award at Allen University, Columbia, SC- 1993
  • 1986- Fellow of National Engineering Honor Fraternity, Pi Tau Sigma, University of South Carolina (USC)
  • Best Graduate Student Presentation Award, Graduate Student Technical Conference, Region IV, ASME International, 1996
  • Dean's list student at USC & ASU

Recent Publications

  • “What is Infinity, where is Infinity and How do reach there”, a Spreadsheet technology approach” to be published in the Journal of Teaching Mathematics -2016
  • “Developing a Mathematical Model to select a suitable Working Fluid for a Low-Heat Engine Cycle” published in the Journal of Applied Sciences -2015

Recent Presentations

  • “The correct approach to the “study” of math and the skills needed to help students organize and maximize their study and learning of mathematics”. Presented tostudents at Claflin University – Spring 2016

Dr. Nesan Sriskanda
Dr. ‚ÄčNesan S. Sriskanda
Associate Professor of Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics