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Muguru Chandrasekhara

Research Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (650) 604-4269
Other Experience
  • 1986 - 1987 Visiting Assistant Professor, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL
  • 1984 - 1986 Applications Engineer, TSI, Inc., St. Paul
  • 1983 - 1984 Post Doctoral Fellow, Standford Univ
  • 1977 - 1979 Scientist, National Aerospace Lab, India
Research Interests
Aerodynamics
Instrumentation
Measurement Techniques
Sensors
Teaching Interests
Unsteady Aerodynamics
Fluid Dynamics
Asynchronous Distance Learning
Heat Transfer

Awards

  • 2003 - Best Paper Award, American Helicopter Society
  • 1994 - Best Paper Award, NASA Ames Fluid Dynamics Division
  • 1992 - Technical Brief Award, NASA
  • 1992 - Outstanding Research Achievement Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1989 - Group Achievement Award, NASA
  • 1974 - Best Student Award

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2003 Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2007 Member, Editorial Board, Progress in Aerospace Sciences Journal
  • 1997 - 2000 Member, Fluid Dynamics Technology Committee, AIAA
  • 1993 - 1996 Member, Fluid Dynamics Technology Committee, AIAA
  • 1989 - 1989 Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Book Chapter
  • Chandrasekhara, M. (2017). Aeronautical Measurement Techniques. In Agrawal, B. N., & Platzer, M. (Eds.), Standard Handbook for Aerospace Engineers (pp. 244-256).
  • Conference Proceeding
  • Chandrasekhara, M. (2016). Synthetic Jet and Turbulent Boundary Layer Interaction Quantification. Washington, D.C. AIAA 8th Flow Control Conference.
  • Journal Article
  • Chandrasekhara, M. (2014). Control of Compressible Dynamic Stall Using Microjets. Experiments in Fluids , (55:1813).