The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Tejas Puranik

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Tejas Puranik is a Research Engineer II at the Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory.


Office: Weber SST building - Room 308
Email: tejas.puranik "at" gatech.edu

Education and Work Experience

Education

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2018, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA
  • B.Tech. with Honors, Aerospace Engineering, 2013, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India

Work Experience

  • Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City, NJ (May - August 2017)
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Savannah, GA (May - August 2014)
  • Altair Engineering, Bengaluru, India (May - August 2012)

Awards and Honors

  • Sam Nunn Security Program Fellowship - Georgia Tech (2017-18)
  • Center of Excellence Fellowship - Federal Aviation Administration (2017)
  • PEGASAS Outstanding Student Researcher of the Year - Federal Aviation Administration (2015-16)
  • J.N. Tata Endowment Scholarship for Higher Education of Indians - J.N. Tata trust (2013)

Publications

Thesis

  1. Puranik, T, "A Methodology for Quantitative Data-driven Safety Assessment for General Aviation", Ph.D. Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018. Link to PDF

Journal

  1. Puranik, T., Jimenez, H., and Mavris, D. N., "Energy Based Metrics for Safety Analysis of General Aviation Operations", Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 54, No. 6 (2017), pp. 2285-2297, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Link to PDF
  2. Puranik, T., and Mavris, D. N., "Anomaly Detection in General-Aviation Operations Using Energy Metrics and Flight-Data Records", Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol. 15, No. 1 (2018), pp. 22-36, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Link to PDF

Conference

  1. Puranik, T., Harrison, E., Min, S., Jimenez, H., and Mavris, D. N., "General Aviation Approach and Landing Analysis using Flight Data Records", 16th Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2016. Link to PDF
  2. Puranik, T., Harrison, E., Min, S., Jimenez, H., and Mavris, D. N., "Energy Based Metrics for General Aviation Flight Data Record Analysis", 16th Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2016. Link to PDF