Mr. Mahesh Kadam has obtained Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from UVCE, Bengaluru (2004), and Master’s degree in Machine Design from BMS college of engineering, Bengaluru (2012). He joined CSIR in April 1999 and is presently working as a Senior Scientist at the Structural Technologies Division, NAL, Bengaluru. His major areas of interest are Mechanical Engineering Design, Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, Mechanism Synthesis, Multibody dynamics and Additive manufacturing (3D printing). 

Presently, he is working on the under carriage design for military and transport aircrafts. He has worked in the areas of Ultra high pressure vessel design and analysis, Composite Isogrid Structures design for deployable antennas in space applications, Mechanism synthesis and design for bio-mimicking in Ornithopter applications, Model design for supersonic and subsonic wind tunnels, structural design of Aeroacoustic jet facility etc. He was also involved in establishing 3D printing facility for functional prototyping, concept demonstration and constructing low speed wind tunnel models.

He has more than 6 publications in international refereed journals and conferences in addition to invited lectures. He has published more than 25 internal technical write ups/ publications at NAL.

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