Saji Devadathan Dr

Saji Devadathan Dr
CHIEF SCIENTIST


Dr Saji Devadathan is working as a Chief Scientist in Advanced Composites Division of CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore. He has finished Bachelors and Masters in Aeronautical engineering and obtained PhD in Aerospace engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal in 2015. He did his Bachelors and Master’s degree in Aeronautical engineering from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai. His PhD is about “Development of Damage Tolerant Composite Structural joints with and without through thickness Reinforcements”. His major research interests are Composite materials, Durability studies on adhesive bonded joints, Repair of aircraft structures with advanced composites. He is instrumental in Indigenizing metallic sandwich structures with advanced composites. He is heading repair technology activities in the division and recovered damaged manned and unmanned aircraft with advanced composites for Indian Armed Forces. He is also Deputy Head of Quality Assurance for LCA Series Production in the Division. He has won ISAMPE Award for Outstanding Design and /or Process Development-2017 for contributions towards “Design, Development of Tools/Fixture for Composite Airframe Structural Repairs”, CSIR-NAL Outstanding Performance award -2015 for Project execution in time and within budget for IAF sponsored project titled “Profile mapping & GVT for Searcher RPA MKII”, Shri Surya Narayan Rao memorial ISAMPE award for smart structures technology development -2007, for the “Development of aircraft repair technology using SMA based Smart actuators”  

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