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Simhaprasad S. Dodbele

Simhaprasad S. Dodbele, Indian research scientist, educator. Achievements include research on small leading edge radius on bodies help boundary layer stability, on shapes of airplane fuselages for minimum drag, on thickness decreasing lift on low aspect ratio wings, on analytical formulas for slender wing inground effect, on boundary layer stability analysis of transonic body experiments; designed fuselages using stability analysis.

Background

  • Dodbele, Simhaprasad S. was born on September 4, 1952 in Bangalore, India. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of D. Subbanna and Susheela Dodbele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bangalore University, 1970. Master of Science, Bangalore University, 1972. Master of Science, Indian Institute of Science, 1977.

      Master of Science, University Maryland, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1984.

    Career

    • Research fellow Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1972-1974. Scientist National Aeronautical Laboratory, 1977-1979. Teaching assistant University Maryland, College Park, 1979-1980, research assistant, 1980-1984.

      Research scientist Vigyan, Inc., Hampton, Virginia, since 1984. Adjunct professor Christopher Newport College, Newport News, Virginia, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on small leading edge radius on bodies help boundary layer stability, on shapes of airplane fuselages for minimum drag, on thickness decreasing lift on low aspect ratio wings, on analytical formulas for slender wing inground effect, on boundary layer stability analysis of transonic body experiments. Designed fuselages using stability analysis.

    Works

    • Reveiwer International Journal Numerical Methods in Fluids, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, Journal of Aircraft. Contributor articles to Journal Engineering Mathematics, Journal of Aircraft, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Publications Journal.

    Membership

    Secretary Kaveri Cultural Association, Maryland, 1983. President Peninsula India Association, Hampton, Virginia, 1989. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior ), American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Nutan K. Rao, January 22, 1987. 1 child, Samantha.
    • father: D. Subbanna
    • mother: Susheela Dodbele
    • spouse: Nutan K. Rao
    • child: Samantha Dodbele
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    Born September 4, 1952
    (age 65)
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