Education & Training is the primary focus of NAFEMS activities in India. The NAFEMS India ETWG will be working in close collaboration with the International ETWG , in order to ensure that the training needs of analysts in India are met, and are compliant with the internationally recognised standards of the NAFEMS International ETWG.
NAFEMS India Education & Training Working Group Members
Dr. H.V.Lakshminarayana Chairman – Education and Training Group Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore. 35 years of experience in FE Modeling for Engineering Analysis, Composite Structures: Analysis & Design, Fracture Mechanics: Computational.
Dr. J.S. Rao Chief Science Officer Altair Engineering, Bangalore. He obtained Ph.D (Mech) and DSc from IIT Kharagpur He is having 47 years of vast experience in advanced analytical design. He worked with IITs, Several Universities abroad and several organizations, namely G E, Washington Metro, Stress
Dr. K. S. Raghavan Discipline Chief-Structures, Infotech Enterprises Ltd., Hyderabad. M.Tech (Mech.) and Ph.D (Mech) from IIT Kanpur. Field of specializations includes Finite Element Analysis, Stress and Vibration Analysis of Structures. 40 years of Teaching & Research and Industrial Experience focused on
Dr. M. S. Sivakumar Professor, Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT-Madras, Chennai B.Tech (Civil) M.S (Structures) from IIT, Madras, Ph.D (Solid Mechanics) from Louisiana State University (LSU), US. Areas of specialization are constitutive modeling, nonlinear phenomena, nano and micro-structures, fatigue and fracture
Dr. C.S. Manohar Professor, Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc, Bangalore. He obtained B.E (Mech), M.E(Civil) and Ph.D from IISc. Bangalore. He worked as Visiting Scientist , Department of Civil Engineering, University of Delaware,USA. Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Civil
Dr. B. Sreehari Kumar Vice President, CAE R&D Services, Cranes Software International Limited, Bangalore He obtained B.E. (civil Engineering) from Karnataka State University, M.E. (Structural Engineering) from Bharathiar University, Ph.D from IISc. Bangalore. He served as Vice President CAE R&D Services, Cranes
Prof. P. Seshu Mechanical Engineering Department IIT Bombay, Mumbai. He has obtained B.Tech from REC Warangal, M.Tech & Ph.D. from IIT, Madras. His Research interests are Smart/Intelligent Structures, Finite Element Analysis, Stress and Vibration Analysis and Simulation of Dynamics of High Speed Mechanisms. He
Dr.C.S.Ramesh Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore. B.E. (Mech), M.E. (Metal Casting) and Ph.D -IIT, Madras. He worked as Director of Research Center and Guiding & Monitoring Research activities related to Matrix composites at Ghousia College of Engineering.
Dr. S. Mohan Kumar Professor & PG Coordinator Mechanical Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan. B.E (UoM), M.Tech. (IIT-K) & Ph.D. (IIT, Kharagpur). His areas of expertise: Manufacturing Science, CAD/CAM/CAE, Industrial Automation, Dynamics, Modeling & Control of Robots, Pneumatic and Hydraulics
Mr.S.Raja Gopal Scientist Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Bangalore. B.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering) from MIT, Chennai in 1996 and M.E (Aerospace Engineering) from IISc, Bangalore in Area of research- Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) approach to
Mr. Dhanushkodi Managing Director & CEO, Tech Passion Technologies Private Limited, Chennai Mr. Dhanushkodi earned a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He did his graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned Masters in Mechanical Engineering.
Prof. Rajashekar Patil Special Officer, VTU, Belgaum. Obtained his B.E. (Mechanical Engg.) from Gulbarga University, M.Tech (Mechanical Engg.) from Kuvempu University and Pursuing Ph.D. Has wide experience in Teaching, Research, and Industrial Consultancy & Training in the areas of CAD/CAE domain. Conducted