Ramana M. Pidaparti, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow

Phone: 706-542-4057


132A Paul D. Coverdell Center
Athens, GA 30602
United States


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

Areas of Specialty

  • Design engineering and innovation
  • Computational mechanics
  • Drug delivery devices
  • STEM education


  • Fellow, American Society for Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


Design Informatics and Computational Engineering Lab