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Hamid M. Lankarani

Current Doctoral Students

Dissertation Title

Aaron, V.J

Finite Element Analysis of Drop Test Equipment for Nose Landing Gear
Configuration and Its Application to Aircraft Crashworthiness and Occupant Safety
Design of an Enhanced Component HIC Tester

  Flores F., J. Paulo (guest from   Universidade do Minho, Portugal)  
Nagarajan, H Design of an Enhanced Component HIC Tester

Current Master's Students

Thesis Titles

DESHPANDE, ANAND  
YADAV, VIKAS

                    Graduate Research Assistant

 
DESHPANDE, AMIT  
  DESHMUKH, PANKAJ  
  JOSHI, ADITYA  
KUMBHAR, SACHIN  
PATIL, ASHUTOSH  

ALUMNI

Thesis/Dissertation Titles

2005  
Ph.D.  
  Thorbole C.K Certification by Analysis for FAR23.562
2004  
Ph.D.  
Beheshti, Hamid  Kh. Qualification of rate sensitivity in foams and applications of such materials in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
M.S.  

Athale, Nikhil       

Sensitivity Analysis of Pedestrian Collision with Small Size Family Car

Basavaraju, Divakara Hullekere  
Chinchani, Rohan Validation of Extendable Car Bumper using Madymo 6.1
Deo, Aniruddha   

Deshpande, Avinash

 

 Devireddy, Kiran

 

Gopalarao, Sudhindra Belur  

Joshi, Saurabh Vishnu

Study of Static and Dynamic Roof Crush Resistance Tests (FMVSS 216) and Effect of Roof Crush on Head and Neck Injuries

Kagi, Bahubali Chandrasekhar

 

Kanetkar, Gunesh  
   Kiran, Devireddy  
Korrapati, Padmaja  
Krishnamurthy, Vikram  

Krishnaprasad, Sriram

 

Manikonda, Kiran Chand   
Manjunath, Bannur Nagaraju  

Mariyana, Vivek

 

Nekkadapu, Naresh

 

Nelluri, Kranthi Kiran

 

Pabla, Varinder Singh

 

Pillai, Govind Ramakrishna

 

Prabhu, Ghanashyam  
Reka, Lingaraju  
Sahare, Lalit  
Shenoy, Sudhir S.  
Sheshadri, Ashwin  
Siruvole, Satish  
Tasneem, Nazia  
Vasudha, Sreepuram  
Vishwambara, Adiga  
   
2003  

Ph.D.  

 

McCoy, Mike

Engineering Assesment on the Utility of Vehicle Frontal Protective Guards and Their Aggresiveness in Vehicle Collision

 M.S.   

Bhaskaran, Balasundaram N.

Analysis of Neck Injury for Occupants in Side Facing Aircraft Seats

Gottumukkala, Vijay Rama Raju

Study of Vehicle Aggressivity In Frontal Crash and Corresponding Occupant Responses

Le, Nguyet Minh T.

Rudder Control System Issues for Commercial Airplanes

Loh, Sai-Mun Design of an Automobile Side Airbag and Head Protection System

Ramesh, Kalpesh P.

Rollover Analysis f Light Pickup Truck and Corresponding Occupants Responses in Various Rollover Scenarios

Ranganatha, Manjunath Parametric Study of Neck Loads During Automobile Rear-End Impacts
Shewtanasoontorn, Danut Mathematical Modeling and Paramedic Study of Shimmy Effect for an Aircraft Nose Landing Gear System
Tumarada, Raju P. G. Design and Evaluation of Child Restraint System Using Latch in Forward Facing Upright Configuration
Vaddepati, Radhika Bulkhead Design for Front Row HIC Attenuation
   
2002  
Ph.D.   
Adams, Alan Development of a Modern Aerospace Strategy to Evaluate the Crashworthiness of the Trasport Aircraft Fuselage
M.S.   
Ahmed, Ahsan Faraz Parameters Affecting the Dynamic Characteristics of Aircraft Seat Cushions
Ansari, Mohammad U. Farooq Analysis of Vehicle Kinematics and Occupant Injury Responses During a Vehicle Rollover
Baghavatula, Ramkamal Calibration and Evaluation of a Head Injury Criteria (HIC) Tester for Aluminum Sheet Panels
Gopalan, Sivaraman Parametric Study of Row-to-Row Head and Neck Injuries in Transport Aircraft
Jain, Prashant P. Design and Analysis of an Inflatable Shoulders Harness For Occupant Protection in Car Frontal Impact Crashes
Jategaonkar, Rohit Modeling of Aircraft Fuselage Drop Test
Shaik, Mohammed Noor Crash Analysis of a Typical Pick Up Truck Under NCAP/IIHS Standards and Corresponding Occupant Responses
   
 2001  
Ph.D.  
Olivares, Geraldo Development of an Enhanced Head Injury Criteria Component Tester for Aerospace Crashworthiness Applications
M.S.  
Adams, Alan Development of New Crashworthiness Evaluation Strategy for Advanced General Aviation and Transport Aircraft Seats
   
Alquasemi, Redwan M. Design, Implementation, and Analysis of Rotatable and Continuous Moving Wall Climbing Robot
Balakrishnan, Harihararaman K. Utilization of Airbags on Aircraft Cabin Class Divider Panels
Chan, Keng Fei Performance Evaluation of Head Strike Test Rig and Head-Neck Impactor Using Biodynamic Modeling Software
Dhara, Soma Shekhar Design and Fabrication of a HIC Compliant Bulkhead
Ghati, Yoganand Testing and Validation of a Two Degree-of-freedom Component HIC Tester
Jeyasingh, Vinoj M. Aaron Finite Element Analysis of Drop Test Equipment for Nose Landing Gear Configuration and Its Application To Aircraft Crashworthiness and Occupant Safety
Nagarajarao, Manjunath S. Analysis, Fabrication and Mode-I Calibration of the Component HIC Tester
Ramalingam, Visnuprean K. Finite Element Analysis of impacts on Soft Soil and Its Applications to Aircraft Crashworthiness and Occupant Safety
Randhawa, Harmanjit Finite Element Analysis of Impacts on Water and Its Application to Helicopter Water Landing and Occupant Safety
Ronghe, Atul Pramod Analysis of Pedestrian Kinematics in a Vehicle Accident
Tummala, Shirish Full-Width and Offset Frontal Crash Analysis of a Ford Taurus and Corresponding Occupant Responses
 2000  
M.S.  
Bassam, Al-Shaer Dynamically Loaded Lubricated Journal Bearings in Multibody Mechanical Systems
Dumbala, Vijandher Design Guidelines for Side-facing Aircraft Seats
Furtado, Roland D. Finite Element Analysis of Bird Strike on Aircraft Structures
Irde, Kiran B. Evaluation of Head Injury Criteria Component Testers Using Multibody Analytical Tools
Montoya, Jorge A. Development and Validation of a Lumbar Vertebral Segment Mechanical Analogue
Nagarajan, Harishanker Design of an Enhanced Component HIC Tester
Pham, Hien Linh Design of Aircraft Nosegear's Weight-On-Wheel Switch Actuator for Retrofitting
1999   
M.S.  
Ayyagari, Murthy Kinematics of Occupants on Side-facing Aircraft Seats Using SID and BioSID
Kuntey, Harshad Vijay Kinematics of Child Restraint Systems in an Aircraft Environment
Mirza, Moinuddin G Parametric Study of Crashworthy Aircraft Bulkhead Designs
Pydimarry, Kishore Modeling Responses of SID and EuroSID-1Anthropomorphic Test Dummies on Side-Facing Aircraft Seats
Siddiqui, Ikramullah Experimental Analysis of Frictional Impact in Open-loop Multibody Mechanical Systems
Vo, Huy Hoang Main Landing Gear Freefall Control Module: A Cam Application in Aircraft Component Design and Analysis
White, Harold Object Oriented Windows Based Programming of Planar Mechanisms
1998   
M.S.  
Hijazi, Ala L. Knee-Joint Kinematics and Its Applications in Prosthetic Limbs Design
Liang, Bin Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis Crashworthiness of a Vehicle Torque Box
Meka, Babu Rao Analysis of Dynamic Test Criteria for Side-Facing Aircraft Seats
Xia, Zhaoqun Structural Dynamic Analysis of a Vehicle Front Subframe and Crash Dynamics of Vehicle Occupant
Zhang, Kai Multibody/Finite Element Analysis and Optimization of Automobile Structure for Side Impact Protection
1997   
Ph.D.  
Shivaswamy, Shashishekar Modeling Contact Forces and Energy Dissipation During Impact in Mechanical Systems
M.S.  
Banihashemi, Zahir Simplified Modeling and Parametric Study of Head Impact Using Multibody and Nonlinear Finite Element Approaches
Rajeswaran, Swarna Kumar Simplified Head Impact Modeling Onto Energy-absorbing Aluminum and Honeycomb Structures
1996   
M.S.  
Ahmed, Shakil Frictional Impact Analysis of Constrained Multibody Mechanical Systems
Cheong-Choon, Ng Alternative Designs of Aircraft Crashworthy Seat Legs
Mathew, Sunil Itty Parametric Estimation of the Dynamic Characteristic of a Rotor-Bearing System
Meng, Haiwen Dynamic Analysis of Aircraft Seat Leg Structures
Swamy, Mahesh Analysis of Passengers Dynamic Responses on Aircraft Side-Facing Seats
T.J., Gunasekar Dynamic Responses of Occupants in an Aft-facing Seats and Development of and Integrated Analysis System
Tiwari, Viswamohan Dev Head Injury Evaluations Against Structural Foams in Aircraft Interiors
Yanumula, Venkat Subbarao Validity of Door Beams in Side Impact Protection
1995   
Ph.D.  
Menon, Rajiv Arvindakshan Multibody and Finite Element Approaches in the Development of a Model for the Human Head-Neck-Torso System
Wu, Fubang Modeling Crash Dynamic Responses of High Energy Absorbing Materials by Multi-Body, Non-Linear Finite Element, and Optimization Methods
 M.S.   
Palaniappan, Prebaker Analysis, Design, Fabrication, and Testing of a Head Impact Component Testing Apparatus
Qian, Xuping Crash Analysis of a Torque Box and Related Occupant
Sambatur, Kirankumar Spinal and Femoral Injuries Related to Vehicle Crashes for Anthropomorphic Dummies and Human Occupants
1994   
Ph.D.  
Ma, Deren A Multibody/Finite-Element Analysis Approach for Modeling of Crash Dynamic Responses
 M.S.  
Kompalli J. S., Chandra Design of an Integrated Child Restrain System for Aircraft Crash Protection
Kumaran, Perianman Evaluation of Occupant Dynamic Responses and Development of Injury Criteria for a 3 Year Old Child
Malapati, Srinivas Reddy Design of a Cervical Spine Gross Motion Simulator for Standard Size Human and Anthropomorphic Dummy Adult and Child
Maruthayappan, Ramakrishnan Plastic Hinge Modeling of Structures
Sanjeev, Aravinthan P. Design and Analysis of Head Component Testing Mechanism to Evaluate HIC and Padding Material Performances
Zhou, Xiaoping A Kineto-Static Methodology for Dynamics Multibody Systems with Flexible Components
1993   
M.S.  
Goldberg, Jerrold I. Design, Kinematic, and Dynamic Analysis of a Surface-Climbing Robot
   
Darling, Chrales Automated Packaging of pressurized Gas Design of a Filling Mechanism
1992  
M.S.  
Jung, Eckehard An Interactive Graphical Animation Software to Support the Analysis of Crash Test Data
Wen, Li Computer Modeling and Animation of Mechanical Systems
   
McCoy, Mike Planar Linkage Mechanisms, Analysis and Synthesis
 1992  
 Ph.D.  
Moussavi, Hassan Optimization of Spur Gear Systems by Tooth-Profile and Face-Width Modifications
   


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