Dr. Ramesh Kumar M is a Chief Scientist and Head of Advanced Composites Division. He has obtained Ph.D in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Master degree by research (M.Sc Engg) at Visveswarya University, Belgaum and B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Anna University, Chennai.
He has joined CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories in 1991 and worked extensively in Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E) of aircraft composite structures. Large volume of double curved complex structures are analysed and evaluated to meet the quality assurance (DGAQA) requirements. Analysis of porosity in composite monolithic and secondary bonded aircraft structures. Advanced NDE method like Air coupled Ultrasonic, Guided wave ultrasonic, Eddy current for inspection of Composite Structures. Other research area is Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of aircraft structures in online and offline monitoring of defects
His research interests pertaining in development of Thermoplastic composites, 3 D composites, Radome for advanced aircrafts, Light weight aircraft structures, Tooling and manufacturing of structures for advanced combat aircraft, High temperature composites, R & D of Composites and Composites requirements for commercial and industry needs under NAL umbrella.
He has to his credit of twenty-five publications in International journals, International and National Conferences.
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