Narayanan M. Komerath
Office: Guggenheim 353
- B.Tech, Aeronautical Engineering, 1978, Indian Institute of Technology
- M.S., Aerospace Engineering (Propulsion), 1979, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering (Turbulent Combustion), 1982, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Komerath has 3 US Patents and over 250 publications, and guided 15 PhDs, of whom 3 have won GIT’s Outstanding PhD Thesis (top 1%) Award. He has guided over 120 undergraduates and 50+ MS candidates in research projects, and served as project director for over 100 externally sponsored projects. He has served as Fellow of the NASA Institute of Advanced Concepts, Boeing A.D. Welliver Faculty Fellow, Sam Nunn Senior Security Fellow and Hesburgh Teaching Fellow, and as 2008-09 Chair of the Aerospace Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. He is a member of the AIAA Economics Technical Committee, the American Helicopter Society’s Aerodynamics Technical Committee, and the ASEE’s Aerospace Engineering and Energy Conservation and Conversion Division executive committees.
Experimental Aerodynamics, Micro Renewable Energy Systems, Advanced Concepts.