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Dr. Om Prakash
B.E. (Aeronautical Engineering), PEC University of Technology (formerly PEC), Chandigarh
M.Tech (Flight Mechanics), Aerospace Engineering, IIT Kanpur
Ph.D (Aerospace Engineering), IIT Bombay
Area of Specialization
Flight Mechanics, Modeling and Simulation, Parachute/Parafoil System
Research & Publications
Vindhya Devalla, Amit Kumar Mondal, A J Arun Jeya Prakash, Manish Prateek, Om Prakash,” Guidance, navigation and control of a powered parafoil aerial vehicle”, CURRENT SCIENCE, ISSN 0011-3891 Sep 2016 Vol, 111, No. 6, pp: 1045-1054 ISSN 0011-3891,
Vindhya Devalla and Dr. Om, Prakash, “Developments in Unmanned Powered Parachute Aerial Vehicl.e: A Review” IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Systems Transections, ISSN: 0885-8985, November 2014, vol:29, No:11, p:6-20 [Google scholar] (cites 5)
A. K. Ghosh and Om Prakash, “Neural Models for Predicting Trajectory Performance of an Artillery Rocket,” Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (1542-9423), 2004, Vol. 1, No. 2 [Google scholar] (cites 6)
A. K. Ghosh, A. Jha, A. Singhal, and O. Prakash, “Trajectory Modeling of an Artillery Shell using Feed Forward Neural Networks,” Technical Journal of Aerospace Engineering,2004, Vol. 84, 110305. [Google scholar] (cites 2)
A. K. Ghosh, I. V. S. Sridhar, A. Singhal, and O. Prakash, “Estimation of Drag Co-efficient from Radar Tracked Trajectory Data of an Artillery Shell,” Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, Feb 2004.
Conference Papers (Presented Abroad)
Vindhya Devalla, Om Prakash,” Longitudinal and Directional Control Modeling for a Small Powered Parafoil Aerial Vehicle,” AIAA 2016-3544, AIAA, Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Washington , USA
V. Devalla, A. K. Mondal and O. Prakash, “ Performance Analysis of a powered Parafoil unmanned vehicle using open loop flight test results and analytical results,” 2015 workshop on Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial System (RED-UAS), November 23-25, 2015, Cancun, Mexico.
S. Roy, A. Sandilya, O. Prakash and A.K. Ghosh, “GUI Based Simulation and Integration of Flight Mechanic Models of Artillery Projectiles (SIM-MAP)”, AIAA Australian Asian Student Conference, Sydney Australia, 24-27 Sept, 2007.
O. Prakash and N. Ananthkrishnan, “Modeling and Simulation of 9-DOF Parafoil-Payload System Flight Dynamics,” AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit, Keystone, Colorado USA, Aug., 2006. [Google scholar] (cites 18)
O. Prakash, A. Daftary, and N. Ananthkrishnan, “Bifurcation Analysis of Parafoil-Payload System Flight Dynamics,” AIAA-2005-5806, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit, San Francisco, California USA, Aug. 15-18, 2005. [Google scholar] (cites 2)
O. Prakash, A. Daftary, and N. Ananthkrishnan, “Trim and Stability Analysis of Parafoil/Payload System Using Bifurcation Methods,” AIAA-2005-1666, 18th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Seminar, Munich, Germany, May 23-26, 2005. [Google scholar] (cites 4)
A. K. Ghosh, and O. Prakash, “Neural Models for Predicting Trajectory Performance of an Artillery Rocket,” AIAA-2003-5471, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit, Austin, Texas USA, Aug. 11-14, 2003. [Google scholar] (cites 6)
National Conference Papers
Vindhya Devalla and Dr. Om, Prakash “Angle of Attack, Pitch Angle and Glide Angle Modeling at Various Thrust Inputs for a Powered Parachute Aerial Vehicle”, AEDSS 2014, IIT Kanpur [Google scholar] (cites 1)
Misra, A. Apparao, S. Roy, A. Vishwakarma, O. Prakash, A. Singhal and A.K. Ghosh, “Longitudinal Aerodynamic Characterization of an Aircraft bomb with Ringtail Configuration Using Wind Tunnel”, 3rd Symposium on Applied Aerodynamics and Design of Aerospace Vehicles, Thiruvananthapuram 22 -23 Nov 2007.
S. Roy, A. Sandilya, O. Prakash and A.K. Ghosh, “GUI Based Simulation and Integration of Flight Mechanic Models of Artillery Projectiles”, International Conference and Exhibition on “Emerging Challenges in Design and Manufacturing Technologies”, Chennai, 28-30 November 2007. (awarded best paper in Aerospace group)
O. Prakash, R. Goel, A. Daftary, N. Ananthkrishnan, S. Gupta, V. V. R. Subbarao and C. D. Deori, “A Multibody Dynamics Code For Modeling And Simulation Of 9-DOF Parafoil-Payload System Flight Dynamics”, 20th National Convention of Aerospace Engineers, Trivandrum, India, Oct 29-30 2006.
M. Harshavardhan, O. Prakash and N. Ananthkrishnan, “Flight Dynamic Simulation of a Multi-body Configuration Using an Integrated Euler Solver”, 2nd International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS 2006), in Guwahati at December 2006.
24th National conference on IC engines and combustion on “Combustion for energy security and sustainability” under the auspices of the Combustion Institute (Indian Section), 30th Oct to 1st Nov 2015
27 th National convention of Aerospace Engineers on “Technological and Engineering Challenges in Indian Aerospace Industry” under the auspices of The institution of Engineers(India), 8-9 Nov, 2013
Academic Administration Experience:
B. Tech Aerospace Engineering (2008- Present), B. Tech Aerospace Engineering with spl in Avionics (2010- Present), B.Tech Avionics(2008-2010), M.Tech CFD (2011- Present), M.Tech UAV(2015- Present)
Teaching and Research Experience
Faculty and Head, Aerospace Engg, UPES (Sep 2008- Present ); Faculty and Head , Aeronautical Engg, BBD(Univ.) Lucknow (2008 ); Project Leader, Zeusnumerix, IIT Bombay Campus ( 2006-07); Project Assistant, IIT Kanpur(2002-03)