Sirish Namilae

Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering Department
Daytona College of Engineering
Sirish Namilae

Dr. Sirish Namilae joined Aerospace engineering department in 2014 after a six-year career at Boeing. He earned a master’s degree in materials science from Indian Institute of Science and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Florida State University. Subsequently, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

At Boeing, he worked in airframe structure analysis in several programs like 787-8 & 9, 777-9X, rotorcraft programs and in product development. He was the structures focal for main landing gear doors in multiple aircrafts and also served as Associate Editor (Structures) for the company’s internal journal, Boeing Technical Journal. He also taught undergraduate engineering courses at Drexel University as an adjunct faculty. He has published over 30 well-cited journal and conference papers.

Dr Namilae’s specialization is in the areas of solid mechanics and materials science. His current research interests are in computational modeling of active particles, aerospace composites, and nanocomposites.

Below is the google scholar link to Dr. Namilae’s publications

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University

  • AE 800: Dissertation

AE 316 Aerospace Engineering Materials

AE 421 Aircraft Detailed design

AE595u Engineering Materials Selection

  1. N. Jiang#, S. Namilae and V. Unnikrishnan, “Biofidelic Piezoresistive Sandwich composites”, ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (2020)
  2. A Gbaguidi*, S Namilae and D Kim, “Stochastic Percolation Model for the Effect of Nanotube Agglomeration on the Conductivity and Piezoresistivity of Hybrid Nanocomposites”, Computational Materials Science , 166, 9-19, (2019).
  3. S. Namilae and S Choudhary#, “Piezoresistive Nanocomposites for Sensing the Effectiveness of Composite Patch Repair”, Composite Communications, 10, 41-44 (Dec 2018)
  4. S. Namilae, J. Li# and S. Chava*, “Improved Piezoresistivity and Damage Sensing Capability of Hybrid Carbon Nanotube Sheet-Graphite Platelet Nanocomposites”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 1-9, (Feb 2018).
  5. A Gbaguidi*, S Namilae and D Kim, “Monte Carlo Model for Piezoresistivity of Hybrid Nanocomposites”, ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 1,140 (Jan 2018)
  6. S. Namilae, P Derjany*, A Mubayi, M Scotch and A Srinivasan, “Multiscale Model for Infection Dynamics During Air Travel”, Physical review E, 002300 (May 2017).
  7. S. Namilae, A Srinivasan, A Mubayi, M Scotch and R Pahle, “Self-propelled Pedestrian Dynamics Model: Application to Passenger Movement and Infection Propagation in Airplanes”, Physica A 465, 248–260 (Jan 2017).
  8. S. Namilae, A Srinivasan, A Mubayi, M Scotch and R Pahle, “Self-Propelled Pedestrian Dynamics Model for Studying Infectious Disease Propagation during Air-Travel”, Journal of Transport & Health, 3 (2), S40 (June 2016).
  9. S. Namilae, B Radhakrishnan, JR Morris, “Atomistic Simulation of the Effect of Ga on Crack Tip Opening in Al Bicrystals”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 16, 0750011, (Sep 2008).
  10.  S. Namilae, DM Nicholson, PKVV Nukala, CY Gao, YN Osetsky and DJ Keffer, “Absorbing Boundary Conditions for Molecular Dynamics and Multiscale Modeling”, Physical Review B 76, 144111 (Oct 2007).
  11. S. Namilae, B Radhakrishnan and GB Sharma, “Atomic Simulations of Interfacial Sliding in Amorphous Carbon Nanocomposites”, Composites Science and Technology, 67, 1302-1310, (June 2007).
  12. S. Namilae, M. Fuentes-Cabrera, B Radhakrishnan, GB Sharma and DM Nicholson, “Energetics of Hydrogen Storage in Organolithium Nanostructures”, Chemical Physics Letters, 436, 150-154, (Feb 2007).
  13. S. Namilae, U. Chandra, A. Srinivasan and N. Chandra, “Study of Interfacial Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites using Parallel Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 22(3), 189-202, (March 2007). doi:10.3970/cmes.2007.022.189
  14. S. Namilae and N. Chandra, “Role of Atomic Scale Interfaces in the Compressive Behavior of Carbon Nanotube based Composites”, Composite Science and Technology, 66, 2030-2038, (Oct 2006).
  15. G.A. Shen*, S. Namilae, and N. Chandra, “Load Transfer Issues in Tensile and Compressive Behavior of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 429, 66-73, (Aug 2006) (Featured among top 25 downloaded articles in the journal, 2006)
  16. N Chandra and S Namilae, “Tensile and Compressive Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes: Effect of Functionalization and Topological Defects”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 13, 115-127 (Feb 2006).
  17. S Namilae and N Chandra, “Multiscale Model to Study the Effect of Interfaces in Carbon Nanotube Based Composites”, ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 127, 222-232, (April 2005). (Featured among top 10 downloaded articles in the journal, 2006, 2007 & 2008)
  18. C Shet, N Chandra and S Namilae, “Defect-defect Interaction in Carbon Nanotubes under Mechanical Loading”, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures 12, 55-65, (Feb 2005)
  19.  C Shet, N Chandra and S Namilae, “Defect Annihilations in Carbon Nanotubes under Thermomechanical Loading”, Journal of Materials Science. 40, 27-36, (Jan 2005).
  20.  J Kohle, U Chandra, S Namilae, A Srinivasan and N Chandra, “Parallel Simulation of Carbon Nanotube Based Composites”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3296, 211-221 (Dec 2004).
  21. S Namilae, N Chandra and C Shet,” Mechanical Behavior of Functionalized Nanotubes”, Chemical Physics Letters, 387, 247-252, (April 2004).
  22. N Chandra, S Namilae and C Shet, “Local Elastic Properties of Carbon nanotubes in Presence of Stone-Walls Defects”, Physical Review B, 69, 094101, (March 2004).
  23.  N Chandra and S Namilae, “Multi-Scale Modeling of Nanocrystalline Materials”, Material Science Forum, 273, 427-429, (March 2003)
  24.  S Namilae, N Chandra and T G Nieh, “Atomistic Simulation of Grain Boundary Sliding in Pure and Magnesium Doped Aluminum Bicrystals”, Scripta Materialia, 46, 49-54, (Jan 2002).
  25.  S Namilae, N Chandra and T G Nieh, “Atomistic Simulation of Effect of Trace Elements on Grain Boundaries of Aluminum”, Material Science Forum, 387, 357-359, (March 2001).

2004 – 2005   Research Associate and Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl

2005 – 2007   Postdoctoral Fellow, Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

2008 – 2014   Technical Lead Engineer, The Boeing Company, Ridley Park, PA

2013 -  2014   Adjunct Faculty, Drexel University

2014 – 2019  Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

2019 - Current Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

1998 - 2000              Ministry of Human Resources Development Scholarship for Graduate Studies

2006, 2007 & 2008   Featured – Top 10 downloaded articles. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology.

2006                         Featured – Top 25 downloaded articles. Composites Science and Technology

2011 – 2014             Associate Editor, Boeing Technical Journal