Kamal Poddar

PhD (UC, Sandiego)

Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Research Interest



  • PhD (Applied Mechanics &Engg. Sciences) UCSD, 1987
  • M.Tech (Aerospace Engineering) IISc Bangalore, 1982
  • B.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering) IIT Kharagpur, 1980



  • Instrumentation of the National Wind Tunnel Facility

  • Virtual Instrumentation Lab for UG & PG programs

  • Contributed to SRE, GSLV, RLV programs of ISRO

  • R & D Collaboration with Boeing, USA since 2009

  • Contributed LCA program of ADA & UAV program of ADE, Bangalore

  • Creative Partnership award from ADE Bangalore for the development of efficient airfoils for UAV applications (2009).

  • Best paper (first prize winner) award for the paper titled "Instrumentation of the National Wind tunnel Facility at IIT Kanpur," in the International Conference on Instrumentation organized by National Instruments at Texas Austin (2004).


Office Phone: 0512-259-7293 / 7843 (O) / 0512-259-8723 (R)

Email: kamal[AT]iitk.ac.in


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