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Ramana M Pidaparti

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Professor, School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural, and Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Pidaparti’s research interests are in the broad areas of multidisciplinary design innovation and informatics, AI and Machine Learning applications, Biomedical Engineering and Bio-inspired Design and Intelligence. He develops and applies AI/ML models to a variety of engineering and computing applications. Currently, he is studying bio-inspired intelligence in self-assembly systems, AI for Middle School Teachers and STEM education. He is a member of professional societies including Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow of Royal Aeronautical Society; Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics; and member of American Society of Engineering Education. His research topics include:

  • Design engineering and innovation
  • Computational Informatics and Engineering
  • Bio-inspired Intelligence and Computing
  • STEM education
  • 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

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