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)

Associate 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

Email: abhish[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-259-7515 (O), +91-512-259-6259 (L)



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


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

Email: shekhar[AT]
Phone.No +91-512-2597936 (O) / +91-512-2598745 (R)



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

Email: gmkamath[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-259-6614 (w)



P. M. Mohite, PhD (IIT Kanpur)


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

Email: mohite[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-259-6024 (O) / +91-512-259-6024



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

E-mail: kitey[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-259-7060 (O) / +91-512-259-7853 (L) / +91-512-259-8898 (R)



Pritam Chakraborty, PhD (The Ohio State University)

Assistant Professor

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

Email: cpritam[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-259-7951 (O)



S. Kamle, PhD (Purdue)

Professor & Former Head

Research Interests: Experimental Stress Analysis, Smart Materials

Email: kamle[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-2597689 (O) / +91-512-2598619 (R)



Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay, PhD (Swansea University, UK)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Mechanical metamaterials, Advanced composites, Deployable materials and structures, 2D materials and heterostructures, Multi-scale mechanics (nano to macro), Stochastic analysis, Uncertainty quantification and reliability analysis, Surrogate modelling, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Additive manufacturing

Email: tanmoy[AT]
Phone.No: +91-512-679-2092 (O)


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