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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.


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.


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.


Research fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1972-1974;scientist, National Aero. Laboratory, Bangalore, 1977-1979;teaching assistant, U. Maryland., College Park, 1979-1980;research assistant, U. Maryland., College Park, 1980-1984;research scientist, Vigyan, Inc., Hampton, Virginia, since 1984. Adjunct Professor Christopher Newport College, Newport News, Virginia, since 1990.


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.


Married Nutan K. Rao, January 22, 1987. 1 child, Samantha.