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)

Associate Professor

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

Email: alakeshm[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-259-7062 (O)
Homepage:

 

 
 
 

Arnab Samanta, PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Fluid mechanics, aeroacoustics, hydrodynamic stability, wave mechanics, flow control

Email: asamanta[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-259-2182 (O)
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/view/fpcal

 

 
 
 

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

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

 

   
 
 

Kamal Poddar, PhD (UC, Sandiego)

Professor

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

Email: kamal[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-2597293, 2597843 (O) / +91-512-2598723 (R)

 

   
 
 

Arun Kumar Perumal, PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Experimental aerodynamics, High speed flows, Subsonic and supersonic jets, Jets in cross flow, Impinging jets, Drag reduction on automotive vehicles.

Email: akp[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-259-2155 (O)
Homepage:

 

   
 
 

Mohammed Ibrahim Sugarno, PhD (IISc Bangalore)

Assistant Professor

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

Email: ibrahim[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91 512-2596345 (O)

 

   
 
 

Navrose, PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Optimization, Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Email: navrose[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: 0512 259 2022 (Office – 1st Floor, Helicopter Building)
Homepage:

   
 
 

Rakesh Kumar, PhD (Penn State)

Associate Professor

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

Email: rkm[AT]iitk.ac.in
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

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

 

   
 
 

Sanjay Kumar, PhD (Caltech)

Professor

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

Email: skmr[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-2596768
Homepage:

 

   
 
 

Tapan K. Sengupta, PhD (Georgia Tech)

Professor

Research Interests: Transition and Turbulence, CFD, Aerodynamics

Email: tksen[AT]iitk.ac.in
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 & 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)

Professor

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

 

   
 
 

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)
Homepage:

 

   
 
 

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)
Homepage:

 

   
 

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]iitk.ac.in
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

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

 

   
 
 

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]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-259-6614 (w)

 

   
 
 

P. M. Mohite, PhD (IIT Kanpur)

Professor

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

Email: mohite[AT]iitk.ac.in
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

E-mail: kitey[AT]iitk.ac.in
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/

 

   
 
 

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

 

   
 
 

S. Kamle, PhD (Purdue)

Professor & Former Head

Research Interests: Experimental Stress Analysis, Smart Materials

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

 

   
 
 

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]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-679-2092 (O)
Homepage: https://www.tmukhopadhyay.com/

 

   
           
           
 

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 & Head

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

Email: akushari[AT]iitk.ac.in
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, High Speed Flows, Flow-Acoustics Coupling, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Turbulence Modeling, Multiphase flows and Combustion

Email: ashoke[AT]iitk.ac.in
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

Email: mishra[AT]iitk.ac.in
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

Email:ajayvs[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-2592006 (O)
Homepage: https://www.ajayvsaero.com/

 

   
 
 

Sathesh Mariappan, PhD (IIT Madras)

Associate Professor

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

Email: sathesh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No: +91-512-259-6331 (O)
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/view/sathesh-mariappan/home

 

   
           
 
 

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

Assistant Professor

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

Email:varghode[AT]iitk.ac.in
Phone.No:+91-512-259-6294 (O)
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/view/varghode

 

   
           
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