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Palaniappan Ramu




Dr. Palaniappan Ramu holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical (Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai) and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering (University of Florida, Gainesville). Prior to coming to the IIT Madras, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Notre Dame and as an optimization engineer at the Caterpillar Champaign Simulation Center, Urbana-Champaign. He has been on the faculty of the department of Engineering Design at the IIT Madras since December 2009.


His research interests are provided in a snapshot below:

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He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of Design for X, optimization, Finite Element Analysis, probabilistic and statistical techniques in engineering designs

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