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Faculty Development Program on Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

About the Event

JU-SET is going to organize a Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) from 29 January 2018 to 2 February 2018.

The FDP is aimed at disseminating knowledge in the advanced areas of engineering and provide industry and academic interaction. The program intends to enhance the teaching skills of faculties and contributes significantly in their areas of research by providing guest lectures and hands-on experience by industry professionals.

The core objectives of conducting FDP is to

  • Understand the core principles of advanced methods
  • Providing hands-on experience with software tools
  • Provide in-depth knowledge using case studies
  • Provide opportunity to interact with industry professionals
  • Identify innovative research areas


Speakers’ Profile

Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram, Prof. and Head, Dept. of Civil Engineering, JU-SET
Dr. Nagaraj Sitaram holds a BE (Civil Engineering) from Bhopal University (SATI Vidisha), Qualified GATE-86, M.E. (Hydraulics) from Mysore University (NIE Mysore), Ph.D. (Hydraulics & Water Resources) from IISc, Bangalore in 1997. He is having more than two and half decades of vast experience in the field of Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines, Water Resource and also Administrative Responsibilities. He has 7 International, 3 National Publications in refereed international journals and conferences. He also has worked for funded research and consultancy projects from CSIR, DST, IGCAR, BRNS and NPC etc. worth 3 crores.

Prof. Manjunath I B, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, JU-SET
Prof. Manjunath has served as an academician in Bangalore over the past 13 years. He has also served in the R & D division of CTFD at National Aerospace Laboratories and HAL aero engines, AERO THERMO group, Bangalore. He has also published over 6 technical articles in the field of CFD, Heat transfer and Fluid flows. His areas of interest include CFD, Heat transfer, Fluid dynamics, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Propulsion etc.

Dr. Anil Kumar, Prof., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, BNMIT
Dr. Anil has been an academician for 17 years with rich teaching experience. He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Mysore University and has completed his MTech and Ph.D. from VTU. Currently, a Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at BNMIT, Dr. Anil Kumar is a researcher and has numerous papers in various international and national journals. He is proficient in the area of CFD.

Prof. R R Elangovan, Prof. and Head, Aeronautical Engineering, ACS College of Engineering
Prof. R R Elangovan, B.Sc. D.M.I.T, M.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering, I.I.T) with total 38 years of experience (including 8years international experience) in Research and Development, Academic, Industrial and Project Management and Business Development activities in the field of Aerospace Engineering and Satellite Communication in India, Gulf, and Africa. Currently working with ACS College of Engineering, Bangalore as Vice Principal and Head of Aeronautical Engineering.

Prof. Ashok K Bakshi, Prof., IIAEM, JU-SET
Prof. Ashok Bakshi graduated B.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, Chrome pet under Anna University and then he received M. E. in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. He began his professional career in Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) under ISRO and worked for 22 years in the area of structural design of launch vehicles and systems for ASLV, PSLV, GSLV and RLV projects of national importance. Then he moved to the private sector in the area of Aerospace and Defense Systems Design, where he worked for projects of global companies like Airbus, EADS, Boeing and many of the OEM and direct suppliers of aerospace and military manufacturers. Since 2012 he is in the education industry. He teaches subjects such as Aircraft Design, Structural Stability, Composite Structures Design, FEM, and Dynamics for graduate and postgraduate levels. Totally he has around 35 years of experience in industry and academics together.




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