R. Ganguli serves as a Professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA in 1994 and 1991, respectively, and his B.Tech. (with honors) degree from IIT Kharagpur in 1989. Dr. Ganguli works in the area of rotorcraft, mechanics and computational science. He has published over 110 journal papers and over 70 conference papers, and graduated 5 Ph.D. students and over 20 M.S degree students. Currently, he has projects from the Aeronautical Research and Development Board, HAL, Boeing Company, Pratt and Whitney, National Program on Smart Materials among others. He teaches flight and space mechanics, flight vehicle structures, engineering optimization, introduction to Helicopters and Rotary Wing Aeroelasticity courses at IISc. He was awarded the IIT Silver Medal in 1989, the Graduate School Fellowship of the University of Maryland in 1992, the Aeronautical Society of India “Swarna Jayanti” award in 2002, the ASME best paper award in 2004, and the INSA-DFG fellowship in 2005. He was also awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 2007, elected as an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2009 and a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2009.
Biography Updated on 28 February 2011