Dr. K. M. Parammasivam
Professor & Head
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Professor K.M. Parammasivamis presently the Professor and Head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology Campus, Anna University, Chennai, India. He has received his B.E. Mechanical Engineering degree from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, in 1992 and Master’s in Aeronautical Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology Campus, Anna University, in 1995. He obtained his Ph.D. from Madras Institute of Technology Campus, Anna University Chennai in 2005 and his Post-doctoral Fellowship from Tokyo Polytechnic University, IIYAMA, ATSUGI, JAPAN in the year 2007 under JSPS post-doctoral program of Government of Japan.
Professor K.M. Parammasivamis recognized for his twenty eight years of teaching and research experience in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Madras Institute of Technology campus of Anna University. His research areas of interest include Aircraft propulsion systems, Aerodynamics of Automobiles and Wind turbines. He worked as Director, Centre for Aerospace Research, Zonal Officer, NSS officer in the MIT campus of Anna University. He has contributed in the areas of flame stabilization studies with porous materials, film cooling of gasturbine blades, and also single expansion ram nozzle flow characteristics. He improved the state of knowledge of operation and aerodynamic control of wind turbine systems and its control on noise generation which will improve design capabilities for future Wind Turbine Rotor systems. He is well known for his contributions to vehicle technology which includes innovative research in the aerodynamic design, manufacturing, and control of automobile vehicles. His work is recognized internationally for being a pioneer of aerodynamic drag reduction, commonly known a Base bleed method.
He is recognized for his wind tunnel experiments on the water tank towers with atmospheric boundary layer simulation. He led cooperative ventures between the Wind turbines industry, Academia and Government agencies He has contributed more than 150 research articles both in Journals and Conference proceedings. His research papersare well recognized both in National and International researchers and his dedication to technological advancements earned him international recognition as a Member in AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics). His research contributions recognized him in the National Level as a Fellow of Institution of Engineers, India, Fellow in Aeronautical Society of India, and the International Level as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science by the Government of Japan. He is the Member of Board of Studies, Anna University, Noorul Islam University, SRM University, St Peter University, Vel Tech University.He is Anna University nominee for Governing council in GRT Institute of Technology, Anna University nominee in Finance Committee and Result passing board member for Kongu Nadu Engineering College.
He represents Anna University Nominee as BOS Member in the Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode, PSN College of Engineering and Technology. Tirunelveli, Adiyaman Engineering College, Hosur, and SNS College of Engineering, Coimbatore. He is conferred with Distinguished Scientist Award from the Venus International Foundation for hisresearch contribution in the field of porous flame Combustion, IEI award for Eminent Aerospace Engineer from IEI and Best Guide-ship award from the IndianSociety for Wind Engineering.
He is Selection Committee Panel Member for the MEXT Fellowship, Embassy of Japan, Panel member in Aerodynamics panel, ARDB, DRDO, Government of India, and Expert Member in the Special Assistance Program of University Grant Commission, New Delhi, DRDO RAC, Expert Member in the Aeronautical Engineering Board, and Expert Member for the selection of Project Proposals in the Mechanical Engineering of Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology.