Dr ADIMURTHY V

ISRO Honorary Distinguished Professor, Indian Space Research Organisation


Areas of Interest:

Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Mission Analysis, Trajectory Optimization, Space Dynamics, Space Debris Studies, Interplanetary and Lunar Mission Design,Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization.

Specialization:

Aerodynamics, Flight Dynamics, Mission Analysis, Trajectory Optimization, Space Dynamics, Space Debris Studies, Interplanetary and Lunar Mission Design,Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization

Consultancy Areas:

Will be added later.

 

Sector Associated With:

R&D

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Dr Adimurthy made significant contributions to India's Mars Orbiter and Chandrayaan Missions, as ISRO Senior Advisor (Interplanetary Missions) and as Chairman, Mars Mission Study Team; and as Chairman of several Flight Readiness Review Teams in the execution of the ISRO Space launch missions.All these unique trajectory designs are carried out by the ISRO team using Trajectory Optimization Software PYOPT developed by Dr Adimurthy. He has also spearheaded ISRO developments on Space Debris Mitigation, Hypersonic Aerodynamics Research and MDO Research. Published More than 150 papers in these areas. Presently Co-Editor of Elsevier Journal "Acta Atronautica" of the International Academy of Astronautics. .

Professional Experience:

  • Group Director,Aerospace Flight Dynamics Group,VSSC,Thrivandrum
  • Deputy Director, Aeronautics Entity, VSSC, Trivandrum
    Associate Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum
  • Dean(R&D), Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
  • Senior Advisor (Interplanetary Missions) ISRO HQ, Bangalore

Keywords:

Multi Disciplinary Design Optimization, Flight Dynamics, Aerodynamics, Space Dynamics,Space Debris Studies.

 

Contact Information

Office

ISRO Honorary Distinguished Professor, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum 695022.
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Education

  • B.Sc.(Hons) Mathematicalphysics, 1965, Andhra University
  • M.Sc. (Mathematicalphysics), 1966, Andhra University
  • Ph.D. (Aeronautical Engineering/Mathematics,1973, IIT Kanpur

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow, INAE,SSI,AeSI,ASI.
  • Elected Member, International Academy of Astronautics(IAA), Paris.
  • Co-Editor, Acta Astronautica (Published by Elsevier for IAA).
  • Vice-President, Aeronautical Society of India, New Delhi.
  • National Aeronautical Prize 2005.
  • Sripathi Gold Medal Andhra University.
  • National Merit Scholarship.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,Germany, Senior Research Fellowship.Three Research Tenures at Institute of Aerospace Thermodynamics,Stuttgart University as AvH Fellow, Germany.
  • Leader of Indian Delegation to Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee(IADC) from 1999-2012; Twice Chairman of this international Forum (during 2002-2003 and also in 2009-2010).
  • Rocket and Related Technologies Award,1997, Astronautical Society of India.
  • Performance Excellence Award, Department of Space, 2007.
  • Padma Shri Award 2012.
  • Laurels for Team Achievement Award 2013, received in Beijing IAA.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Department of Space, 2014.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated VII: Aerospace Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2008


Year of Birth: 1946