Prashant Kumar | Emerging Scientist Award Winner 2023ūüŹÜ

Dr. Prashant Kumar : Engineering

Dr. Prashant Kumar is an Associate System Engineer at Boeing India Private Limited in Bangalore.

Congratulations, Dr. Prashant Kumar, on winning the esteemed Emerging Scientist Award from Research! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here's to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

He is a seasoned professional with over six years of expertise spanning Artificial Intelligence and Flight Mechanics. His current role as an Associate System Engineer at Boeing India Private Limited in Bangalore showcases his prowess in developing high-integrity network systems requirements, particularly within the Aerospace domain. With responsibilities ranging from systems analyses for safety, reliability, and maintainability to contributing to system engineering processes for ensuring aircraft systems' safety of flight, He exhibits strong technical acumen and a comprehensive understanding of complex aerospace systems. His previous roles at Larsen & Toubro, the Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor, and other esteemed organizations reflect his diverse experience in research, development, and project management within the aerospace and defense sectors. An expert in MATLAB, Simulink, Python, and various other engineering tools, He continues to make significant contributions in Flight Dynamics & Control, Aircraft/UAV Design, System Identification, and AI/Machine Learning, solidifying his position as a valuable asset in the field of aerospace engineering and technology.

Professional Profiles:


Early Academic Pursuits :

He commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor's in Electronics and Communications from the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad. He then pursued a Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK), focusing on the design and development of an autonomous lightweight powered paraglider. This academic pursuit laid the groundwork for his future explorations in aerospace systems and autonomous flight technologies.

Professional Endeavors :

His professional career has been characterized by a diverse spectrum of roles and experiences. His journey embarked with roles at esteemed organizations such as VTOL Aviation Pvt. Ltd. and the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL). Prashant's tenure at Bharat Heavy Earth Movers (BEML) involved the design and development of an indigenous tactical UAV, showcasing his expertise in hybrid UAVs and system identification techniques.

Contributions and Research Focus :

His contributions span a range of research domains, prominently in Flight Dynamics & Control, Aircraft/UAV Design, System Identification/Parameter Estimation, and Neural Networks/AI/Machine Learning. His Ph.D. thesis at IITK, titled "Estimating Linear and Non-linear Aerodynamic Parameters for Manned and Unmanned Aerial Systems using Neuro Artificial Bee Colony Fusion Algorithm," exemplifies his in-depth research in the field of aerodynamics, emphasizing the integration of AI-based algorithms for parameter estimation in aerospace systems.

Accolades and Recognition :

Throughout his academic and professional journey, He has garnered recognition for his innovative work. His contributions in the development of new products and technologies for defense manufacturing, as evidenced during his tenure at Larsen & Toubro and the Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor, underscore his commitment to innovation and technological advancement in the aerospace sector.

Impact and Influence :

His influence is demonstrated through his numerous roles, from Senior Project Executive Officer to Associate System Engineer at Boeing India Private Limited. His hands-on experience in system analyses, safety assessments, and collaboration on aerospace engineering projects has left a tangible impact on the development and safety standards within the industry.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

His legacy lies in his multidimensional expertise in flight mechanics, system engineering, and AI integration in aerospace systems. His dedication to continuous learning, problem-solving, and innovation positions him to make enduring contributions in the aerospace domain, promising advancements that will further shape the future of aviation and unmanned systems.

Notable Publications :


A total of  162 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† 81¬† ¬† 81
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†7¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†7
  • i10-index¬† ¬† 4¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†4
Prashant Kumar | Engineering | Emerging Scientist Award

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