Dr. Brajesh Kumar Panigrahi

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Computational Mechanics, Structural Health Monitoring, Design and Materials Engineering, Functionally graded materials, Nonlinear structural Vibrations, Nonlinear Energy Harvesters, Modelling of Advanced Composites
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Funded Projects

Number of ongoing Projects  Number of Completed Projects  Number of Projects under Review
  • Funding Scheme: Research Initiation Grant, Funding Agency: BITS,
Sanctioned Amount: INR 2,00,000,   Role: PI,
Project Title-Development Effect of Inherent Non-linearity on operational Failure of Damaged Structural Elements. 
Duration: from 02/11/2019 to 01/11/2021.
  •  Funding Agency: DRDO
Sanctioned Amount: INR 9,76,000,   Role: Co-PI,  (PI: Dr. Sabareesh GR)
Project Title- Fabrication and Vibration Testing of 3-D Printed Polymer Structures 
Duration: 2021-2022.
  • Funding Scheme: Additional Competitive Research Grant, Funding Agency: BITS,
Sanctioned Amount: INR 10,00,000,   Role: PI,
Project Title-Development of a robust and efficient crack detection technique for wind turbine rotor 
blades using nonlinear vibration response characteristics,   
Duration: from 02/11/2020 to 01/11/2022. 


  •  Funding Agency: ICMR
Amount: INR 1,892,236.80     Role: PI,                  
Project Title-  Design and Development of a Miniature Broadband Vibration Energy Harvester to Power Biomedical Implantable Device
Status: Ongoing
  •  Funding Agency: BRNS
Amount: INR 2569600    Role: Co-PI,                  
Project Title- Development of a meta-material based vibration isolation frame for housing fuel bundles
Status: Ongoing
  •  Funding Agency: DST
Amount: INR 4118000    Role: Co-PI,                  
Project Title- Development of Robotic-Milling System using Topology Optimization Method
Status: Ongoing 

Consultancy Project 

  • Funding Agency: Poddar Infra Pvt. Ltd.
Amount: INR 1765280            
Project Title-  Development of an integrated software and hardware-based system to estimate the axial
stresses in hangers used in network arch bridges
Status: Ongoing
  • Funding Agency: MPM Pvt. Ltd.
Amount: INR 2,13000         
Project Title-  Development of Image processing method for casting industry
Status: Approved