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Professor Manohar P. Kamat

Aerospace Engineering
Georgia Tech, USA

B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Poona, 1961.
D.C.T., Postgraduate Diploma in Concrete Technology, University of Leeds, 1965.
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969.
Ph.D., Engineering Science & Mechanics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1972.

Georgia Tech Experience
Professor, Engineering Science & Mechanics, 1985-1986.
Professor, Aerospace Engineering, 1987-Present.

Other Professional Positions and Consulting Experience
Design Engineer, Consulting Engineering firms in India, England and Holland, 1961 -1966.
Aircraft Structures Engineer, Lockheed - Georgia Company, Marietta, Georgia, 1966 -1971.
Assist. Prof. & Researcher, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, Virginia, 1972-1976.
Consultant, Ensco, Inc., Springfield, Virginia, 1974-1980.
Associate Prof., Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, Virginia, 1976 – 1982.
Consultant, Systems Technology Laboratories, Arlington, Virginia, 1980-1981.
Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, Virginia, 1982 – 1985.
Consultant, Northrop Aircraft Corp., Los Angeles, California, 1985-1988.

Selected Publications:
Manohar P. Kamat (Editor), Structural Optimization: Status and Promise, AIAA, 1993, 870 pages
Journal Articles, etc.:
Hayduk, R. J., Thomson, R. G., Wittlin, G. and Kamat, M. P., "Nonlinear Structural Crash Dynamics Analysis," SAE Paper 790588, April 1979.
Killian, D. E., Kamat, M. P. and Nayfeh, A. H. (1983). Numerical Perturbation Solution for the Vibration of Prestressed, Clamped Cylindrical Shells. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 86(1):9–22.
Kamat MP, Khot NS, Watson LT (1983) On optimizing frame type structures in nonlinear response. Comput Methods Nonlin Solids Struct Mech 54:111–119
Wang C.Y, Watson L.T, Kamat M.P, 1983 Buckling, postbuckling, and the flow through a tethered elastic cylinder under external pressure. ASME J. Appl. Mech. 50, 13–18.
Nemeth, M. P., Johnson, E. R., Stein, M. and Kamat, M. P. (1983) Buckling Behavior of Orthotropic Composite Plates with Centrally Located Cutouts. Report VPI-E-83-21, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, June
Kamat MP, Khot NS, Venkayya VB (1984) Optimization of shallow trusses against limit point instability. AIAA J 22:403–408
R.H. Plaut, P. Ruangsilasingha and M.P. Kamat, Optimization of an asymmetric two-bar truss against instability. J. Struct. Mech.,12, No. 4 (1984), 465–470.
Kamat MP, Raungasilasingha P (1985) Optimization of space truss against instability using design sensitivity derivatives. eng optim 8:177–188
Haftka, R.T.; Kamat, M.P. 1985:Elements of structural optimization. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff
Mróz, Z.; Kamat, M.P.; Plaut, R.H. 1985: Sensitivity analysis and optimal design of nonlinear beams and plates. J. Struct. Mech. 13, 245–266
Khot, N.S.; Kamat, M.P. 1985: Minimum weight design of truss structures with geometrical nonlinear behaviour. AIAA J. 23, 139–144
VandenBrink, D. J. and Kamat, M. P. (1985) Post-buckling response of isotropic and laminated composite square plates with circular holes. Fifth International Conference on Composite Materials (eds W. C. Harrigan, Jr., J. Strife, and A. K. Dhingra), Metallurgical Soc., Inc., pp. 1393–1409.
VandenBrink, D. J. and Kamat, M. P. (1987) Post-buckling response of isotropic and laminated composite square plates with circular holes. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 3, 165–174
Kamat, M.P. 1987: Optimization of shallow arches against instability using sensitivity derivatives.Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 3, 277–284
Mesquita, L.; Kamat, M.P. 1987: Optimization of stiffened laminated composite plates with frequency constraints.Eng. Opt. 11, 77–88

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