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Main Research Areas

Aerospace Engineering and Aviation

  • Advanced composite materials
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Green engines and chemical kinetics in combustion
  • Structured health monitoring
  • UAV/MAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle / Micro Aerial Vehicle)
  • Hypersonic aerodynamics and supersonic combustion
  • Droplet and spray dynamics


Clean Energy and Energy Storage

  • Batteries
  • Electrochemical energy conversion
  • Fuel cells
  • Solar cells
  • Nano materials and technology for energy conversions and storages


Combustion and Pollution Control

  • Alternative fuels
  • Emissions from internal combustion engine
  • Flame and combustion
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Formation and dispersion of nano / micro-particles and gaseous pollutants
  • Heat transfer


Robotics and Control

  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering
  • Construction robots
  • Dexterous manipulation
  • Mobile robot systems
  • Nonlinear system
  • Robotic microassembly
  • Sensor-based motion control


Sound and Vibration

  • Active control of vibration and noise
  • Aeroacoustics and structural acoustics
  • Building acoustics
  • Computational acoustics
  • Damage detection and structural health monitoring
  • Environmental noise
  • Flow-induced vibration and noise
  • Non-linear structural dynamics and vibration control


Fluid-Structure Interactions

  • Fundamentals of fluid-structure interactions and its control
  • Numerical code development
  • Air flow in human upper and lungs airways
  • Cell adhesion in microcirculation
  • Effect of vasomotion on blood flow in microcirculation


Integrated Product Development

  • Advanced structural and functional materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Composites
  • Materials design and modeling
  • Micro-manufacturing
  • Nanomaterials and nanofabrication Technology
  • Product design and analysis
  • Smart materials and structures