Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWestern Engineering

S.F. Asokanthan

Professor

PhD - Solid Mechanics Division, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
B.Tech - Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (Chennai), India
GCEd - Education, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld., Australia

My Research Group


Professor Asokanthan's research interests are in the areas of Dynamic Systems and Control as applied, in particular, to Flexible Structures and Rotating and Axially Moving Flexible Multi-body Systems. Specific applications cover a range of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biological Systems.

Prior to joining the University of Western Ontario in January 2002, Professor Asokanthan held a faculty position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He also gained industrial research and development experience in the area of Inertial Stabilization and Control, working as a NSERC industrial postdoctoral research fellow in Canada after completion of his PhD at the University of Waterloo.