Address for Communication

Dr. Ashok Joshi, Professor
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology

Powai, Mumbai � 400 076,


Contact Details:
Phone - (+91 22) 25767113 (O), 25767840 (O)
Fax - (+91 22) 25723480, 25722602, 25729511

Email -

Office Location:
Instrumentation Laboratory, Aerospace Engineering Department (Annex) Building

B. Tech. (Aero.), IIT 1978; M. Tech. (Aero.); IIT 1980; Ph.D. (Aero.), IIT 1984

Thirty years of experience in Teaching, Research & Development and Continuing Education

Dynamics and Control of Flexible Flight Vehicles, Modelling and Simulation of Multi-agent Swarming Behaviour, Navigation and Guidance, System Architectures

Teaching Areas:
Classical and State Space Based Methods for Dynamic Modelling and Control, Flight Mechanics & Dynamics of Aerospace Vehicles, Navigation & Guidance

R&D Areas:
Structural Dynamics, Aeroservoelasticity & Aerothermoservoelasticity, Reentry Guidance, Modelling, Navigation, Guidance and Control of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Recent Projects:
Collaborative Missions for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Recent Continuing Education Programmes & Special Lectures:

Systems Engineering Principles & Practices

Dynamics and Control in State � Space
Analysis and Design of Classical Control Systems

Systems Architectures

Systems Reliability

Upcoming Course: Dynamics and Control in State � Space (DCSS_14): 19-23 May 2014. Click Here for CEP Brochure. Click Here for QIP Brochure. Click Here for CEP Registration Form.

Recent Publications (January to December 2013):

Frequency Domain Input Identification for Vibration Testing of Flexible Structures�, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 227, No. 5, 2013, pp. 838-856, DOI: 10.1177/0954410012442784.

Human-in-Loop Hierarchical Control of Multi-UAV Systems� Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems (paper no.: 109), September 25-27, 2013, Jaipur, India.

Heterogeneous UAV Swarm System for Target Search in Adversarial Environment�, Paper ID: IS 13, ICCC 2013, The Residency Tower, 13-15 December 2013, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Professional Membership & Activities:

Member, Aeronautical Society of (AeSI)

Reviewer, Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies (, )

Member, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA, USA)

Reviewer, AIAA SDM Conferences 2014

Reviewer, AIAA ASC Conference 2014

Member, Technical Committee of AIAA on Structural Dynamics

Member, Technical Committee of AIAA on Adaptive Structures

Member, IEEE & IEEE Aerospace & Electronics Society


Updated on February 06, 2014