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 & Former 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

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



Ashish Tewari, PhD (Missouri-Rolla)


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

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



Dipak Kumar Giri, PhD (IIT Kharagpur)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Linear and nonlinear controls for aerospace systems (flight vehicle), Satellite Attitude Dynamics and Control.

Phone.No: +91-512-259 7107



Mangal Kothari, PhD (University of Leicester)

Associate Professor

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

Email: mangal[AT]iitk.ac.in
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: Aircraft and Airship dynamics and control, Systems modeling, simulation and design, Optimal control, Biomechanics

Email: raghavpk[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: 6706 (Office, HSAL-02)



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.

Email: saderlas[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: 0512 259 2009 (Office, HSAL-05)


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