Dr B V Vijay

Dr. B. V. Vijay



  • Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering

    IISc, Bengaluru

  • M.S in Civil Engineering

    IIT, Madras

  • B.E in Civil Engineering

    Bangalore University


Total years of Experience :

24 years

Academic Experience:

  1. Professor in Department of Aerospace Engineering — M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences — 8 Years (2013 to Till Date)
  2. Professor in Department of Automative and Aerospace Engineering — M.S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies — 10 Years (2003−2013)

Industry Experience:

  1. Design Specialist, TATA Elxsi Ltd./ Airbus (UK) — 1 Year (2002−2003)

Research Experience:

  1. Scientist/​Engineer, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) — 5 Years (1997−2002)

Training Experience

  • Over 1200 hours of trainings done over 15 years across leading corporate organizations: Mahindra R & D, Altran, Ingersoll Rand Corp., Altair Engg, BFL Fouress, GE India Research, GM R & D, Bharat Electronics, Tata Consultancy Services, HCLLtd and others
  • Training topics: DesignOptimization, Rotor Dynamics and Vibration, Torsional Vibration, NVH

Research Interests:

Structural Mechanics,Design Optimization,Evolutionary Computing, Fuzzy Modeling, AI

Research Expertise:

Structural Dynamics, Stability, Composite Structures Evolutionary Computing, Fuzzy systems

Research Grants as Principal Investigator:

  • GENSOLV: A software tool for GENetic Structural Optimization of Launch Vehicles, VSSC-RES-388 – 05, ISRO RESPOND, 2005
  • Structural Integrity of EX-Tank, CARS Project CVRDE/MMG/08 – 09/0033/CARS, 2009
  • Re-design of Elevation Cylinder Bracket of EX-Tank, CARS Project,CVRDE/MMG/09 – 10/0035/CARS, 2010
  • Development Studies on Bubbled Armour for Penetration Resistance to 7.62mm AP Class Shot, CARS Project, CVRDE/14CR0002/MBT/13 – 14/LP, 2014

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Some Studies on Supersonic Flutter and Tailoring of Laminated Composite Skin Panels


  1. B.V. Vijay, Machine Bed Weight Optimization by GENSIZ,Proc. of PLMSS, International Conference on Trends in Product Life Cycle Modeling, Simulation and Synthesis, IISc., 2006
  2. B.V. Vijay and Nithin V.,Shape-Optimized Bubbled-Armour Forms for High Resistance toBallistic Penetration, Proc. of IMPLAST2016, 11th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics, IIT, Delhi, 2016.,Procedia Engineering 173, Elsevier,pp. 299 –305, 2017.

Major consultancy projects as PI:

  1. Design Studies on Helicopter-borne antenna for Rare Earth Exploration, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, 2017 – 19
  2. Studies on noise levels and their mitigation in Power loom units, Govt. of Karnataka, 2018
  3. Design assessment of high-speed turbocharger, Preusse India Pvt. Ltd., 2015 – 16
  4. Optimum design of CNC machine bed, ACE Designers Pvt. Ltd., 2004

  • Served as one of four(national) external experts on the 100 crore ARRV project of DRDO between 2015 – 2017. Role involved critical assessmentsand strategic recommendations across PDR, CDR and DDR stages of work executed by BEML (Min. of Defence, Govt. of India)