School of Engineering (SOE)

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Courses Offered

Undergraduate programmes

  • B.Tech Aerospace Engineering UG
  • B.Tech Avionics Engineering UG
  • B.Tech Aerospace Engineering with specialization in Avionics.

Postgraduate programmes

  • M.Tech Aerospace Engineering With Specialization In Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • M.Tech Computational Fluid Dynamics PG

Achievements

Faculty:

  • Young Scientist’s Award, KORDI was awarded to Dr Sudhir Chaturvedi, Faculty, UPES

 

Students:

  • NASA System Engineering award (2012, USA)
  • National Olympiad (2010, Chandigarh)
  • 41st All India Student Design Competition (2011, The Institution of Engineers, India).
  • 42nd All India Student Design Competition (2012, The Institution of Engineers, India).
  • Paper presentation at Global Space Exploration Conference 2012, MIT, USA

Seminars / Events

  • Participation in Aerospace Day (Annual Departmental event),
  • Student participation in Aerokriti (Annual Summer Aero-modelling Workshop) at the end of first year.
  • Workshop on Aero-Modelling
  • Industrial Tour by Student and faculty at nearby Airport and Air Force Stations
  • One Week Industrial Tour during Second Year
  • Summer internship at the end of Third Year,
  • PSIP (Placement Selection Improvement Program) consisting of Mock interview at the end

Infrastructure

Besides other academic facilities available for the department on Campus, following academic infrastructure is also available for enhancing conducive learning of the students:

  • Library: Fully Fully air-conditioned multi-floored centralized library building is with well-furnished with Reading Room and Reference books, Journal & Magazine and new furniture. Besides, Twenty Workstation for E database, OPAC ( Online Public Access Catalogue) access kiosk are also installed in the Library. In addition Photocopy and scanner facility is also available.
  • Central Library
  • Internet facilities for staff and students
  • Wi-fi Campus
  • Staff are provided with Laptops
  • Class rooms with ICT facility
  • Students laboratories
  • Research labs : Indian Air Force (MiG) and two Turbo Jet Engine

Research Areas

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics,
  • Aircraft Super-maneuverability,
  • Hydrogen powered fuel cell aircraft design.

Research Project: UPES Nano Satellite Project

Contributions of the department in generating new knowledge, basic or applied.

 

  • Application of CFD in newer areas
  • Development of Nano Satellite

All India collaboration : Students Design Project [Infotech Enterprises,Hyderabad]

 

  • faculty

    M. Raja

    B. E (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India.

    M. E (Avionics Engineering) Madras Institute of Technology, Chrompet, Chennai, India.

    Ph.D (Pursuing) (Aerospace Engineering), University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

     
  • faculty

    Dr. Om Prakash

    B.Engg., (Aeronautical Engineering), PEC University of  Technology (formerly PEC), Chandigarh 

    M.Tech (Flight Mechanics), Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur

    Ph.D (Aerospace Engineering), IIT Bombay

     

  • faculty

    Dr. Rajesh Yadav

    B.E. (Aeronautical Engg), The Aeronautical Society of India

    Ph.D (Aerospace Engg), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

    GATE 2006 AIR 8, Percentile-99.5

    GATE 2009-AIR 12 Percentile-98.4 

     

  • faculty

    Sudhir Joshi

    B.E. (Aeronautical Engineering), The Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi

    M.E. (Space Engineering and Rocketry Specialization – Aerodynamics) , Birla Institute of Technology , Mesra, Ranchi.

    Ph.D  (Pursuing) (Aerospace Engineering),University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.

  • faculty

    Sudhir Kumar Chaturvedi

    B.E: Aeronautical Engineering, AMAeSI, New Delhi, India
    MS (by Research): RADAR Technology, IIT Madras, Chennai, India
    Ph.D (Pursuing): Aerospace Engineering, UPES, Dehradun, India
     

     

  • faculty

    Dr. Ugur Guven

    B.Sc (Aerospace Engg), Istanbul Technical University,

    M.Sc (Nuclear Science & Technology), Istanbul Technical University, 

    Ph.D (Aerospace Engg), Capitol University (USA)

  • faculty

    Dr. Velidi VSS Gurunadh

    B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), Pondicherry University, Yanam
    M.Tech (Energy Systems Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun  
    Ph.D (Aerospace Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
     
  • faculty

    Vijay Kumar Patidar

    B.E (Aeronautical Engineering), Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi.

    M.Tech (Aerospace Engineering), Indian Institute of Engineering Madras.

    Ph.D (Pursuing) (Aerospace Engineering) University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.


     

  • faculty

    Dr.Vindhya Devalla

    B.Tech (Electronics and Instrumentation), JNTU, Hyderabad

    M.Tech (Robotics Engineering), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.

    Ph.D (Aerosapace Engg), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.

  • faculty

    Zozimus Dinesh Labana

    B.Sc  ( Aeronautical Engineering), The Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi.

    MSc  (Aerospace Engineering), The University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.

    Ph.D. (Pursuing) (Aerospace Engineering), UPES, Dehradun.

     
  • faculty

    Aslesha Bodavula

    B.Tech, Jyothishmathi College of Engineering & Technology, JNTU-Hyderabad.

    M.Tech, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies   

     

     

  • faculty

    Shikhar Purohit

    B.Tech (Aerospace), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

    M.E. (Space Engineering and Rocketry with specialization in Aerodynamics) BIT, Mesra, Ranchi

    Ph.D (Pursuing) Aerospace, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

     
  • faculty

    Roli Jaiswal

    B.Tech (Aeronautical Engineering), Gautam Buddha Technical University, Lucknow

    M. Tech (Aerospace Engineering) (Flight Mechanics), Desh Bhagat University, Punjab
  • faculty

    Ramesh Kumar

     Diploma (Mechanical Engineering), MSBTE, Mumbai

    B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), Mumbai University

    M. Tech (Propulsion Engineering), IIT Bombay

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