Dr Murali DAMODARAN
Senior Lecturer



National University of Singapore
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
9 Engineering Drive 1
Singapore 117576

Room E2-03-12
Contact: +65-6516-5268

Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/muralisabode/


Qualification
PhD(1987) & MS(1983) Cornell; BTech(1st Div with Distinction) (1981) IIT Kanpur;
Associate Fellow AIAA;PEng(Aero) Singapore

Research Interests
Aerospace Engineering: Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, High Fidelity Computational Engineering: CFD, FSI, MDO, HPC, Computational Aeromechanics

Selected Publications
• A. A. Kanoria and M. Damodaran, "Computational Prediction of Annular Wing Aerodynamic Characteristics", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol 54, No. 2 pp. 815-824, March 2017 ( accessed Nov 2016, http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.C033876 DOI: 10.2514/C033876)
• V. Dwivedi and M. Damodaran, "Computational Aeromechanics of a Manuevering Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with Variable-Incidence Wings", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 52(6), pp 1914-1926, November 2015 doi: http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.C033102
• Dominic D.J. Chandar and M. Damodaran, "Computation of Unsteady Low Reynolds Number Free Flight Aerodynamics of Flapping Wings", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 47(1), pp. 141-150, (doi: 10.2514/1.44456), Jan-Feb 2010.
• Dominic D. J Chandar and M. Damodaran, "Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction of a Flexible Flapping Wing in Free Flight Using Overlapping Meshes," AIAA-2009-3849 presented at the 27th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA, 22-25 June 2009.
• John Benzi and M. Damodaran, "Computation of Head-Disk Interface Gap Micro Flowfields using DSMC and Continuum-Atomistic Hybrid Methods,” in International Journal of Numerical Methods in Fluids, (doi:10.1002/fld.1999) January 2009;Vol. 61, pp. 1273–1298.
• X. Q. Xing and M. Damodaran, "The Application of the Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation Method for Aerodynamic Shape Design Optimization", AIAA Journal, 43(2), 284-294, 2005 .
• T. Bui-Thanh, M. Damodaran and K. Willcox, "Aerodynamic Data Reconstruction and Inverse Design Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition", AIAA Journal, 42(8), 1505-1516, 2004.
• H. Pan and Damodaran M., "Parallel Computation of Viscous Incompressible Flows Using Second-Order Projection Method on Overlapping Meshes", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 39, 441-463, 2002.