Dr. Prahlad Seetharamiah Tumkur

Former Director, NAL/ Visiting Professor, PES University, PES University, Bangalore 560085

Areas of Interest:

Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Aerospace Design, Aerospace Project Management


Fluid Mechanics, Viscous Flows, Turbulent Flows

Consultancy Areas:

Aerodynamic Design of Aerospace Vehicles, Project Management


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies)

Major Professional Contributions:

Support to Launch Vehicle Design at VSSC, LCA design at ADA, HANSA and SARAS civil aircraft projects at NAL, ,R & D in Fluid Mechanics

Professional Experience:

  • Group Director, VSSC.
  • Project Director (Technology Development), ADA.
  • Director, NAL/ Distinguished Scientist, NAL.
  • Chair Professor, PES University.


Aerodynamic Design, Aerospace Project Management


Contact Information


No 15, 17 th Cross, Opp AV Education Society, Bangalore 560078
Mobile: 9448345273

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  • B. E. in Mechanical Engineering.
  • M. E. in Aeronautical Engineering.
  • PhD in Aeronautical Engineering.


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Padma Shri from President of India.
  • H K Firodia Award.
  • Distinguished Alumni Award from Indian Institute of Science.
  • Eminent Engineer Award from Institution of Engineers.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated To: Section VII: Aerospace Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1998

Year of Birth: 21/ 05/ 1940