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Dr. Boopathy Govindarajan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology- India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. G. Boopathy’s academic journey began with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Madras University in 2002. He then pursued a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the MIT Campus of Anna University, which he completed in 2008. His scholarly path culminated with a Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from St. Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research in 2023. His doctoral research focused on the “Characterization of Composite Materials with Finite Element Approach and Optimization Studies.”

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Boopathy has established himself as an expert in the fields of strength of materials and aircraft structural analysis. He has taught a wide array of courses including Elements of Aeronautics, Solid Mechanics, Aircraft Structural Mechanics, Experimental Stress Analysis, Aircraft Materials, Finite Element Methods, Composite Materials, High Temperature Materials, and Fatigue & Fracture Analysis. His teaching career has equipped numerous students with the critical skills required in aeronautical and mechanical engineering.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Boopathy’s research has significantly contributed to the understanding and application of composite materials in aeronautical engineering. His Ph.D. work involved the fabrication and characterization of polymer matrix composites (PMCs) and fiber metal laminates (FMLs) such as ARALL, GLARE, and CARALL. He conducted comprehensive studies on the mechanical properties, microstructures, wear, and creep strengths of these composites. His research also included optimizing injection molding process parameters using the Taguchi technique. His Master’s research focused on the fatigue analysis of laminated composite plates embedded with piezoelectric materials, validated through experimental and finite element methods using ANSYS software.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, Dr. Boopathy has been recognized for his contributions to engineering research and education. His work has been pivotal in advancing the understanding of composite materials and their applications in aeronautics. His rigorous approach to both experimental and numerical analysis has set a high standard in the field.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Boopathy’s influence extends beyond his research and teaching. His work on optimizing material properties and structural analysis has practical implications for the aeronautical industry, particularly in improving material performance and structural integrity of aircraft components. His teachings have inspired a generation of engineers who are now contributing to various sectors of mechanical and aeronautical engineering.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Boopathy’s legacy is marked by his dedication to research and education in aeronautical engineering. His contributions to the study of composite materials and structural analysis are invaluable. Looking forward, his ongoing research and commitment to teaching promise to further advance the field, fostering innovation and excellence. His work continues to influence new research directions and inspire future engineers to push the boundaries of what is possible in aerospace engineering.


A total of 91  citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         91
  • h-index           7
  • i10-index        3


Notable Publications 
Optimization of tensile and impact strength for injection moulded Nylon 66/SiC/B4C Composites
G Boopathy, V Vanitha, K Karthiga, B Gugulothu, A Pradeep, HP Pydi, …
Journal of Nanomaterials
Investigation on process parameters for injection moulding of nylon 6/SiC and nylon 6/B4C composites
G Boopathy, JU Prakash, K Gurusami, JVSP Kumar
Materials Today: Proceedings
Introduction to precision manufacturing for micro-and nanofabrication
G Boopathy, S Sathish, MH Kumar
Microfabrication and Nanofabrication: Precision Manufacturing
Stress intensity factors of GFRP laminates under mixed mode loading
JVSP Kumar, G Boopathy
Materials Today: Proceedings
Analysis of failure modes and energy absorption in glass fiber and chopped basalt sandwich panels under low-velocity impact
R Bhoominathan, G Boopathy, S Jacob, A Pakiyaraj, MK Karthik
Materials Today: Proceedings
Considerations on Fractured Edge Dislocations of Mechanical Tested Hand Laid Hemp Flax GFRP Hybrid Polymer Composites with SEM Verifications
Kousik Kumaar R., Boopathy G., Bovas Herbert Bejaxhin A., Ramanan N.
Journal of Polymer and Composites (JOPC)
Influence of the Load, Sliding Speed, and Weight Fractions on Wear of a Hybrid Aluminium Metal Matrix Composite
BG Kousik Kumaar R., Somasundara Vinoth K, Srikanth H.V.
Journal of Polymer and Composites (JOPC)
Innovative Recycling of Asbestos Waste: Reinventing Brake Pad Materials to Boost Automotive Components
JN Dhanasekar.S., Boopathy G., Ramanan.N.
Journal of Propulsion Technology 44
Boopathy Govindarajan | Engineering | Best Researcher Award