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Prof. Sabareesh Geetha Rajasekharan

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Design and Materials Engineering, Fluid Structure Interaction, Wind Engineering, Condition Monitoring, Vibration Isolation
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus
Jawahar Nagar, Kapra Mandal
Dist.-Medchal-500 078
Telangana, India

Research Projects

Projects Ongoing

1ARMREB
Title: Residual life estimation of metallic/composite structures such as PCB’s used in aerospace systems subjected to dynamic and thermal loading
Role: Principle Investigator
Co-Investigator: Dr Sudha Radhika
 
2DST-CRG
Title: Digital twin based solutions for improving reliability and efficiency of multi-stage wind turbine gearboxes
Role: Principle Investigator
Co-Investigator: Dr Inturi Vamsi
3BRNS-DAE
Title: Development of a meta-material based vibration isolation frame for housing fuel bundles
Role: Principle Investigator
Co-Investigators: Dr Brajesh P, Dr.Kundan Singh
4ICMR
Title: Design and development of miniature broad band vibration energy harvester to power biomedical implantable device
Role: Co-Investigator
5Consultancy Project:
Title: Development of an integrated software and hardware-based system to estimate the axial stresses in hangers used in network arch bridges
Role: Co-Investigator
6Tokyo Polytechnic University- Joint Usage Research Centre-Collaborative Research Projects 2022
Title: “Determining design wind loads on typical structures exposed to tornado like flow”
Role: Principle Investigator
Co-Investigators: Prof.Masahiro Matsui, TPU, Japan,

Projects Completed

 

1

DRDO-DYSL

Fabrication and vibration testing of 3-D printed polymer structures

Role: Principle Investigator

Co-Investigators: Dr Brajesh, Dr Kundan Singh

Duration: Jan 2022-June 2022

2

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory(LIGO)

(Funded by : DAE-DST/ IUCAA)

Title of Project: "Studies on wind resistant design for proposed LIGO India Observatory "

(Part of a Mega-Science Project of Govt of India)

Role: Principle Investigator

Co-Investigators: Dr.Rahul Nigam, Dr.K.R.C. Murthy

Duration: Jan 2019- Jan 2022 

3

Tokyo Polytechnic University- Joint Usage Research Centre-Collaborative Research Projects 2020

Title: “Determination of wind loads acting on different standard building models and comparison with identical scenario obtained using results from other tornado simulators”

Role: Collaborator

Co-Investigators: Prof.Masahiro Matsui, TPU, Japan,

Prof. Partha P Sarkar , Iowa State University, USA,

Prof.Shuyang Cao, Tongji University, China

Duration: April 2020- March 2021

4

Tokyo Polytechnic University- Joint Usage Research Centre-Collaborative Research Projects 2019

Title: Benchmark Studies on tornado induced wind loads between different tornado simulators worldwide

Role: Collaborator

Co-Investigators: Prof.Masahiro Matsui, TPU, Japan,

Prof. Partha P Sarkar , Iowa State University, USA,

Prof.Shuyang Cao, Tongji University, China

Duration: May 2019- March 2020

5

DST Fast Track Project

Title of Project: Studies on remaining useful life prediction considering multi-component failures in a wind turbine using prognostic health monitoring techniques"

Role: Principle Investigator

Duration: March 2016- July 2019  

 

6

DRDO-DMDE

Title of Project: Development of meta-material base support

Role: Principle Investigator

Co-Investigator: Prof.Y.V.D.Rao

Duration: April 2017- July 2018

7

NSFC Research Grant No: 51478358    

Title of Project: " Characteristics and modeling of tornado-induced wind loading on low-rise buildings"

Role: Research Collaborator from India for the Project, Other Collaborators: Tongji University, China and Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan

Duration : Jan 2015-Dec 2018

8

Mytrah Energy- Consultancy Projects

 As Principle Investigator-1

As co-investigator-1

Duration: Jan 2017-April 2017

9

Competitive Research Grant, BITS

Title of Project:"Structural health monitoring of wind turbines using a comprehensive condition monitoring scheme, Vibration Signature Analysis, Acoustic Emission Analysis and Lubricating Oil Analysis 

Role: Principle Investigator

Duration : July 2015-July 2017 

10

RIG Grant, BITS

Title of Project:"Condition Monitoring of  gear systems in wind turbines using machine learning and pattern recognition techniques"

Role: Principal Investigator

Duration: Oct 2014-Oct 2016