Leadership

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DRProf.Dr. S. Gowthaman

Director R&D

Dr. S. Gowthaman is Director R&D at Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology and Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Educational Record: He received his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathidasan University (Shanmugha College of Engineering) and M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, USA.
His research activities include polymer based composite materials, experimental mechanics, nano-engineering and advanced materials providing solutions for structural and material needs in various applications.

Professional Record: Before joining Vel Tech in 2013, Dr. Gowthaman worked at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and Center for Aviation Safety (CAS) at NC A&T State University (USA).
He has worked in research projects sponsored by various agencies like NASA (USA), US Army (USA), ONR (USA), Wright Materials Research (USA), DSTA (Singapore), DST-SERB (India), DRDO-ERIPR (India) and DST-TDT (India). He has collaborated and is collaborating with number of national and international institutes and research labs. He has published more than 30 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of several committees and societies including AIAA Materials Technical Committee (USA) in 2011, serves as a reviewer for number of journals including Composites Part A, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, AIAA Journal and IE Springer Journal and a member of editorial board for international conferences like I-DAD and ICAM-3D.

Awards and Credits: Dr Gowthaman has received number of awards from NC A&T State University (USA) and Bharathidasan University for his academic and research achievements, NTU (Singapore) Post Doctorate Fellowship and DST-SERB (India) Early Career Research project award.

Contact:
Prof.Dr. S. Gowthaman
Director R & D
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology
400 feet Outer Ring Road,
Avadi, Chennai-600 062,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: 96000 40252
Email: drd@veltech.edu.in