Aerodynamics Faculty

Here are brief details for IIT Kanpur's Aerospace Engineering department faculty, listed in alphabetical order of the surnames. Please click on a name to see a detailed profile. You can also use the smart search feature above to find faculty for a topic or area of specialization.

 

 
 

Alakesh Chandra Mandal, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Experimental aerodynamics, Flow instability and transition, Turbulent shear flows

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7062 (O)
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Debopam Das, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Professor

Research Interests: Theoretical and Experimental Fluid Dynamics, Aeroacoustics, Instability & transition, Vortex Dynamics. Unsteady Aerodynamics, Bird's and Insect's Flight

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7227 (O) / +91-512-2598578 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~das

 

   
 
 

E. Rathakrishnan, PhD (IIT Madras)

Professor

Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics, Gas Dynamics, Applied Gas Dynamics, Experimental Techniques in Fluid Mechanics

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597847 (O) / +91-512-2598522(R)
Webpage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~erath

 

   
 
 

Kamal Poddar, PhD (UC, Sandiego)

Professor

Research Interests: Aerodynamics, Turbulence, Low and High Speed Flows

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597293, 2597843 (O) / +91-512-2598723 (R)

 

   
 
 

Mohammed Ibrahim Sugarno, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Experimental Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics, High Enthalpy Test Facilities, Shock Waves

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Phone.No: +91 512-2596345 (O)

 

   
 
 

Rakesh Kumar, PhD (Penn State)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Hypersonics, Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Microfluidics, Molecular Dynamics, Heat Transfer & Thermal Design

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-6301 (O) / +91-512-2595524 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~rkm

 

   
 
 

Sanjay Mittal, PhD (Minnesota)

Professor

Research Interests: Aerodynamics, CFD, FEM

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Phone.No +91-512-2597906, 2596603 (O) / +91-512-2598702, 2591132 (R)
Webpage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~smittal

 

   
 
 

Sanjay Kumar, PhD (Caltech)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics - bluff body wakes, shock-accelerated flows, shock waves, shock tubes

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Phone.No: +91-512-2596768
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Tapan K. Sengupta, PhD (Georgia Tech)

Professor

Research Interests: Transition and Turbulence, CFD, Aerodynamics

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597945, 2597253 (O) / +91-512-2598482 (R)
Homepage: http://spectral.iitk.ac.in/hpcl/

 

   
           
 

Flight Mechanics & Control Faculty

Here are brief details for IIT Kanpur's Aerospace Engineering department faculty, listed in alphabetical order of the surnames. Please click on a name to see a detailed profile. You can also use the smart search feature above to find faculty for a topic or area of specialization.

 
 

A. K. Ghosh, PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Professor & Head

Research Interests: Flight Mechanics, Parameter Estimation from flight images, Neural modeling Design of Air Borne stores: Aircraft Bombs, Artillery shells and Rockets Design of Control law of guided missiles

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Phone.No +91-512-2597716 (O) / +91-512-2598221 (R)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/akg

 

 
 
 

Ashish Tewari, PhD (Missouri-Rolla)

Professor

Research Interests: Flight Mechanics, Control, Aeroservoelasticity, Unsteady Aerodynamics, Space Dynamics

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Phone.No +91-512-2597868 (O) / +91-512-2598499 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ashtew

 

   
 
 

Mangal Kothari, PhD (University of Leicester)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Optimal Control, Nonlinear and Adaptive Control, Flight Vehicle Guidance and Control, State Estimation, Motion Planning and Cooperative Control

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Phone.No:0512-259-6104 (O)0512-259-5623 (H)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/mangal

 

   
 
 

Raghavendra P. Kukillaya , PhD (Princeton University, New Jersey, USA)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Dynamics and control, Systems modeling, simulation and design, Mathematical modeling and dynamical analysis of aircraft and mechanical systems, Aircraft and Airship dynamics and control, Dynamics and control aspects of insect running, Optimization and optimal control.

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Phone.No: 9632210900 (Mobile), 6706 (Office, HSAL-02)
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Dr. Subrahmanyam Saderla , PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Research Interests: Real time system identification of unmanned aerial vehicles, UAV Design, flight tests and parameter estimation, high angle of attack aerodynamic modelling, dynamic wind tunnel testing, experimental flight dynamics, chaotic modelling (of cancer cell growth, seismic data & material properties etc.) using Artificial Neural Networks.

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Phone.No: 0512 259 2009 (Office, HSAL-05)
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Structures, Structural Dynamics & Aeroelasticity Faculty

Here are brief details for IIT Kanpur's Aerospace Engineering department faculty, listed in alphabetical order of the surnames. Please click on a name to see a detailed profile. You can also use the smart search feature above to find faculty for a topic or area of specialization.

 

 
 

Abhishek, PhD (University of Maryland, College Park)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Rotary Wing Aeromechanics, Hover Capable Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), System Identification, Multibody Dynamics, Inverse Flight Dynamics Simulation for Helicopters, VTOL, Helicopter Design

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7515 (O), +91-512-259-6259 (L)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/abhishek/

 

 
 
 

C. S. Upadhyay, PhD (Texas A&M)

Professor

Research Interests: Solid Mechanics, Adaptive Finite Element Methods, Structural Optimization

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Phone.No +91-512-2597936 (O) / +91-512-2598745 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~shekhar

 

   
 
 

C. Venkatesan, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Professor & Former Head

Research Interests: Helicopter Dynamics and Aeroelasticity

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597284 (O) / +91-512-2598466 (R)
Webpage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~cven

 

   
 
 

G.M.Kamath, PhD (University of Maryland, College Park)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Materials and Structures, Structural Dynamics, Condition Monitoring, Machine Learning, Aeroelasticity

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-6614 (w)

 

   
 
 

P. M. Mohite, PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Damage Mechanics of Laminated Composites, Composites, Finite Element Analysis

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-6024 (O) / +91-512-259-6024
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~mohite

 

   
 
 

Rajesh Kitey, PhD (Auburn University)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Solid Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Experimental Stress Analysis, Optical Metrology, Mechanics of Thin Films, Composite Materials, Finite Element and Boundary Element Methods

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7060 (O) / +91-512-259-7853 (L) / +91-512-259-8898 (R)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/kitey/

 

   
 
 

S. Kamle, PhD (Purdue)

Professor & Former Head

Research Interests: Experimental Stress Analysis, Smart Materials

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597689 (O) / +91-512-2598619 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~kamle

 

   
 
 

Pritam Chakraborty, PhD (The Ohio State University)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Mesoscale mechanics for plasticity, fatigue, creep and fracture; FEM; Multi-scale methods

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7951 (O)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~cpritam/

 

   
           
           
 

Propulsion Faculty

Here are brief details for IIT Kanpur's Aerospace Engineering department faculty, listed in alphabetical order of the surnames. Please click on a name to see a detailed profile. You can also use the smart search feature above to find faculty for a topic or area of specialization.

 
 

Abhijit Kushari, PhD (Georgia Tech)

Professor

Research Interests: Rocket and Gas Turbine Propulsion, Instrumentation in Combustion and Fluid Mechanics, Liquid Atomization and Liquid Combustion, Active Flow Control, Combustion Instability, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, High Speed Flows

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597126 (O) / +91-512-2598536 (R)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/faculty/akushari

 

 
 
 

Ashoke De, PhD (Louisiana State University)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: CFD, Turbulent combustion, Turbulent flows in Gas turbines, Hydrogen combustion, Stochastic PDF based combustion modeling, High speed aerodynamics, High performance computing

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-7863 (O) / +91-512-2598301 (R)
Homepage: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ashoke

 

   
 
 

D. P. Mishra, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Professor

Research Interests: Combustion, CFD of Chemically Reacting Flows, Propulsion, Heat Transfer

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Phone.No: +91-512-2597125 (O) / +91-512-2598695 (R)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/dpm/index.htm

 

   
 
 

Dr. Ajay Vikram Singh, PhD (University of Maryland, College Park)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Combustion and Reacting Flows, Combustion Generated Functional Nanoparticles, Soot Formation and Oxidation, Detonations, Boundary Layer Combustion, Gas Turbine Combustion, Fire Dynamics, Flame Spread, Material Flammability, Renewable Energy Conversion

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Phone.No: +91-512-2592006 (O) / +91-7985588218
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/ajay/

 

   
 
 

Sathesh Mariappan, PhD (IIT Madras)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Fundamentals of thermoacoustic interactions, Application of dynamical systems' theory to thermo fluid systems, Optical flow diagnostics, Acoustic measurements

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Phone.No: +91-512-259-6331 (O)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/sathesh/

 

   
           
 
 

Vaibhav Arghode, PhD (University of Maryland, College Park)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests:Combustion, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Experimental Methods, Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Phone.No:+91-512-259-6294 (O)
Homepage: http://www.iitk.ac.in/aero/vaibhav/

 

   
           
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