Ramana M. Pidaparti, Ph.D.


Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow

Phone: 706-542-4057


0712A Boyd Graduate Research Building
200 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Purdue University, 1989
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, 1985
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 1982
B. S., Civil Engineering, Andhra University, 1980

Professional Appoinments

  • Professor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2014 – Present

Areas of Specialty

  • Design engineering and innovation
  • Computational mechanics
  • Drug delivery devices
  • STEM education

Publications and Scholarly Articles

Google Scholar Page


  • Fellow, American Society for Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


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