3rd International Conference on
Innovative Design, Analysis & Development Practices
in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering


about I-DAD

Vel Tech is organizing a three-day International Conference on Innovative Design, Analysis and Development Practices in Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (I-DAD 2018) from February 22nd to 24th 2018. This conference is held once in two years, and I-DAD 2018 will be the third edition of the I-DAD conference series.

I-DAD conference provides a concerted platform for global and national researchers and academicians to disseminate the information on the latest aspects of design, analysis, manufacturing, integration and system development of various engineering sectors including aerospace, automobile, energy and manufacturing sectors. Eminent speakers are invited from all over the world to deliver talks on various themes comprising of multidisciplinary topics. The previous IDAD conferences attracted renowned speakers from France, Germany, Taiwan, USA, Canada, Singapore etc., and also from premier national institutions like DRDO, IGCAR, ISRO, IITs, NITs etc.

The conference will have other events like project competitions, workshops and festivities organized by Veltech University. The proceedings of the I-DAD 2018 conference will be published in Scopus Indexed “Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering” by Springer.


• Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing
• Aerodynamics
• Design Engineering
• Advanced Materials & Composites
• Nanoengineering
• DFM & Design Optimization

• Propulsion / Thermal Engineering
• Quality & Reliability
• Sensors & Health Monitoring
• UAVs and Autonomous Systems
• IC Engines
• Applications (Auto, Aero, Bio-fuels, Energy, Space, Robotics,Environment, Manufacturing, AR/VR & Tooling)

Call for Papers

We invite high quality research papers and the authors may limit their papers to a maximum of 6 pages. The authors are requested to submit their papers as per the instructions given in the attachment below.

Author Instructions

For more information, the authors may visit the website Click Here

All accepted papers will be published in a Springer Journal at no additional cost.

Please submit your abstract / manuscript to idad@veltechuniv.edu.in


Advisory Committee Members

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Lung-Jieh Yang

    Tamkang University, Taiwan

  • Dr. Sivasankaran Harish

    Kyushu University, Japan

  • Dr. H. M. A. Hussein

    Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

  • Dr. Rama B. Bhat

    Concordia University, Canada

  • Prof. Jacky Yuh Chung Hu

    National Ilan University, Taiwan

  • Godfrey Onwubolu, PhD, FBCS, CEng, P.Eng

    Sheridan Institute of Technology, Canada

  • Dr. Yash Agarwal

    Synopsys, Bangalore

  • Dr. Shailendra Kumar

    S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat

  • Dr. Christ Prakash Paul

    RRCAT, Indore

  • Dr. K. S. Raghavan

    Cyient Ltd., Hyderabad

  • Dr. K. Srinivas Reddy

    IIT Madras, Chennai

  • Dr. V. Natarajan

    RIC - DRDO, IIT-M Research Park, Chennai

  • Dr. Dinesh Rangappa

    Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bengaluru

  • Dr.-Ing. M. Duraiselvam

    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

  • Dr. Akella Sitarameswara

    Mahindra & Mahindra, Chennai

  • Dr. Bade SimhaChalam

    Tube Investments of India Limited, Chennai

  • Dr. Sreehari Kumar

    TCS, Bangalore

  • Dr. Dheepa Srinivasan

    GE India Ltd., Bangalore

  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar

    Siemens Industry Software Computational Dynamics India Private Limited, Bangalore

  • Dr. Suryakumar

    IIT Hyderabad

  • Dr. Ravindra Kondagunta

    Traction Labs, Hyderabad

  • Dr. N.M. Renukappa

    Professor, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore

  • Dr. Sabu Thomas

    Pro Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

  • Mr. Nitin Valeth

    Executive Director, Valeth Group of Industries, Chennai

  • Dr. T. Sundararajan

    Head R&D, Wheels India Ltd., Chennai

  • Dr. N. Sundararajan

    Asst. Professor, IIT-Madras

  • Dr. Arvind Thiruvengadam

    Asst. Professor, West Virginia University, USA

  • Dr. Viswanath Balakrishnan

    Asst. Professor, IIT-Mandi

  • Dr. R. Gopalan

    Associate Director, ARCI, Chennai

  • Dr. Shankar M Venugopal

    Vice President, Technology Innovation & KM, Mahindra & Mahindra, Chennai

  • Dr. Sachin Shendokar

    Principal, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune

  • Dr. Chin-Hsiang Cheng

    Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

gallery (I-DAD 2016)


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