Date Day Hall Session No Time Slot Talk Type Subtheme Paper Number Speaker Name Photo Speaker Affiliation Title of Talk
18.2.19 1 A 11:00-11:45 Plenary UAVs & UCAVs PS1 Dr. Avinash Chander Former Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, Former Director General, DRDO & Former Secretary, Department of Defence Research and Development, India UCAV - The Future of Air Dominance
18.2.19 1 A 13:45-14:30 Plenary Hypersonics PS2 Dr. Francois Falempin Chief Engineer, Hypersonic Programs, MBDA, France e-DEAL Engine for a Mach 0-Mach 5 Cruiser
18.2.19 1 A 1 11:45-12:15 Invited Aerospace Materials / Stealth AM1 Prof. Dipankar Banerjee IISc, Bangalore Aerospace Materials In India: Past, Present and Future
18.2.19 1 A 1 12:15-12:45 Invited Aerospace Materials / Stealth AM2 Dr. P.V. Venkitakrishnan ISRO Head Quarters, Bangalore Strategic Materials - Challenges Overcome
18.2.19 1 A 4 14:30-15:00 Invited Aerospace Materials / Stealth AM3 Dr. Francis R. Preli Jr. Pratt & Whitney, USA Aero Engine Challenges
18.2.19 1 A 4 15:00-15:30 Invited Aerospace Materials / Stealth AM8 Air Marshal Kuldeep Sharma, AVSM, VSM IAF (Retd.), New Delhi IAF Synergy with Academia-Industry and Scientific Community in Optimum Utilisation of Aircraft and Aero Engines
18.2.19 1 A 4 15:30-16:00 Invited Aerospace Materials / Stealth AM5 Dr. S. K. Jha Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI), Hyderabad New Frontiers of Manufacturing Technologies for Aerospace Raw Material Perspective
18.2.19 1 A 7 16:30-17:00 Invited Propulsion PR1 Dr. A. E. Muthunayagam ISRO (Retd.), Trivandrum Space Propulsion - An Overview
18.2.19 1 A 7 17:00-17:30 Invited Propulsion PR1 Dr. V. Eswaran VSSC, ISRO, Trivandrum Evolution of Solid Propulsion in ISRO
18.2.19 1 B 2 11:45-12:15 Invited Hypersonics HS1 Dr. Leonid Yanovsky CIAM, Russia Fuels for Hypersonic Flight Vehicles
18.2.19 1 B 2 12:15-12:45 Invited Hypersonics HS2 Prof. G. Jagadeesh IISc, Bangalore Jigsaw Puzzles of Hypersonic Research
18.2.19 1 B 5 14:30-15:00 Invited Hypersonics HS3 Dr. A. Prokhrov CIAM, Russia Problematic Issues Concerning Provision for Ground Tests of SCRAMJET Demonstrators
18.2.19 1 B 5 15:00-15:30 Invited Hypersonics HS4 Dr. N. Shyam Mohan VSSC, ISRO, Trivandrum Challenges in Flying a Winged Re-entry  Aerospace Vehicle
18.2.19 1 B 5 15:30-16:00 Invited Propulsion PR3 Dr. V Ramanujachari IIT Madras, Chennai Tactical Missile Propulsion
18.2.19 1 B 8 1630-1700 Invited UAV / UCAV / Stealth UC1 Mr. Patrick Garrec Thales Defence Mission Systems, France Range Extension Beacon for ATOLS on High-Speed UAVs
18.2.19 1 B 8 1630-1700 Invited UAV / UCAV / Stealth UC1 Dr. Stephane Kemkemian Thales Defence Mission Systems, France Range Extension Beacon for ATOLS on High-Speed UAVs
18.2.19 1 B 8 17:00-17:30 Invited UAV / UCAV / Stealth UC2 Prof. K. Senthil Kumar MIT Campus of Anna University, Chennai Team Dhaksha in International UAV Medical Express Challenge 2018 and Futuristic UAV Based Medical Applications
18.2.19 1 B 8 17:00-17:30 Invited UAV / UCAV / Stealth UC2 Dr. S. Thamarai Selvi MIT Campus of Anna University, Chennai Team Dhaksha in International UAV Medical Express Challenge 2018 and Futuristic UAV Based Medical Applications
18.2.19 1 C 3 11:45-12:15 Invited Sensors / Avionics SA1 Mr. Steffen Kolditz Hensoldt Sensors GmbH, Germany Detect & Avoid Technologies
18.2.19 1 C 3 12:15-12:45 Invited Sensors / Avionics SA2 Mr. Durga Prasad Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), DRDO, Bangalore Airborne EW Technologies & Systems – Indian Scenario
18.2.19 1 C 3 12:15-12:45 Invited Sensors / Avionics SA2 Mr. D. Seshagiri Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), DRDO, Bangalore Airborne Radars – Indian Scenario
18.2.19 1 C 6 14:30-15:00 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI5 Rear Admiral V. Mohan Doss, VSM Indian Navy, New Delhi Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning in Aerospace: Indian Navy Perspective
18.2.19 1 C 6 15:00-15:30 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI1 Mr. Dinakar Deshmukh GE Aviation, USA Application and Challenges of AI/ML in Fleet Management and Airplane Operations
18.2.19 1 C 6 15:30-16:00 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI2 Prof. Chiranjib Bhattacharyya IISc, Bangalore Look, No GPUs: Autonomous Navigation of Drones in GPS Denied Environments using Machine Learning
18.2.19 1 C 9 16:30-17:00 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI3 Dr. Sanjay K Prasad IBM, Bangalore Cognitive Computing and IBM Watson for Aerospace
18.2.19 1 C 9 17:00-17:30 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI4 Dr. Kallappa Pattada Boeing R & T, Bangalore Aerospace, Analytics and AI
19.2.19 2 A 13 17:30-18:00 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI7 Mr. Gautam Dutta Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited, Bangalore Application of AI in Design, Manufacturing and Performance of Aerospace Products
19.2.19 2 A 13 17:30-18:00 Invited AI / Deep Learning in Aerospace AI7 Mr. Shibin C. K. Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited, Bangalore Application of AI in Design, Manufacturing and Performance of Aerospace Products

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PLENARY TALKS

UAV / UCAV/Stealth

Dr. Avinash Chander, Former Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, Former Director General, DRDO & Former Secretary, Department of Defence Research and Development, India Stealth Related to UCAVs and UAVs

Hypersonics

Dr. Francois Falempin, Chief Engineer, Hypersonic Programs, MBDA, France e-DEAL Engine for a Mach 0-Mach 5 Cruiser

Gas Turbine Propulsion

Conrad Banks, Chief Engineer – Defence Future Programmes, Rolls Royce plc, England, UK From Gas Turbines to Integrated Power Systems – The Next Generation of Combat Propulsion?

INVITED TALKS

Aerospace Materials & Stealth

Prof. Dipankar Banerjee, IISc, Bangalore Aerospace Materials In India: Past, Present and Future
Dr. P.V. Venkitakrishnan, ISRO Head Quarters, Bangalore, India Strategic Materials - Challenges Overcome
Dr. Francis R. Preli Jr., Pratt & Whitney, USA State of Art Development in Materials & Manufacturing Technologies for Aero Engine
Dr. Ashok Koul, Life Prediction Technologies Inc., Canada Digital Twins – An Emerging Technology for Aero Engines
Dr. Dinesh Kumar Likhi, Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI), Hyderabad, India New Frontiers of Manufacturing Technologies for Aerospace Raw Material Perspective
Mr. Daniel Bestian, Siemens AG, Germany Driving the Digital Enterprise for Aerospace - Revolutionary Automation Technologies
Mr. Shantanu C Prabhune & Mr. Arun Ramchandani, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mumbai, India  Thermoplastic Composites
Air Marshal Kuldeep Sharma, AVSM, VSM, IAF (Retd.), New Delhi, India Aircraft Structural Integrity Programme

 

Dr. Vijay Petley, Gas Turbine Research Establishment, DRDO, Bangalore Material Joining – Aero Engine Perspective

Hypersonics

Dr. Leonid Yanovsky, CIAM, Russia Fuels for Hypersonic Flight Vehicles
Prof. G. Jagadeesh, IISc, Bangalore, India Jigsaw Puzzles of Hypersonic Research
Dr. A. Prokhrov, CIAM, Russia Problematic Issues Concerning Provision for Ground Tests of SCRAMJET Demonstrators
Dr. N. Shyam Mohan, VSSC, ISRO, Trivandrum, India Challenges in Flying a Winged Re-entry  Aerospace Vehicle

Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning in Aerospace

Mr. Dinakar Deshmukh, GE Aviation, USA Application and Challenges of AI/ML in Fleet Management and Airplane Operations
Prof. Chiranjib Bhattacharyya, IISc, Bangalore, India Look, No GPUs: Autonomous Navigation of Drones in GPS Denied Environments using Machine Learning
Dr. Sanjay K Prasad, IBM, Bangalore, India Cognitive Computing and IBM Watson for Aerospace
Dr. Kallappa Pattada, Boeing R & T, Bangalore, India Aerospace, Analytics and AI
Mr. Gautam Dutta & Mr. Shibin C. K., Siemens Industry Software (India) Private Limited, Bangalore, India Application of AI in Design, Manufacturing and Performance of Aerospace Products
Rear Admiral V. Mohan Doss, VSM, Indian Navy, New Delhi, India Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning in Aerospace: Indian Navy Perspective
Prof. Balaraman Ravindran, IIT Madras, Chennai, India Learning to Control - A Gentle Introduction to Deep Reinforcement Learning

Sensors & Avionics

Mr. Steffen Kolditz, Dietmar Klarer, Jens Hennig, Michael Erwe & Marcus Wohler, Hensoldt Sensors GmbH, Germany Detect & Avoid Technologies
Mr. Durga Prasad, Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), DRDO, Bangalore, India Airborne EW Technologies & Systems – Indian Scenario
Mr. D. Seshagiri, Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), DRDO, Bangalore, India Airborne Radars – Indian Scenario
Dr. Theo Hengstermann, Optimare Systems GmbH, Germany, Dr. R. Rajesh & Dr. Reena Sharma, Center of Airborne Systems (CABS), DRDO, Bangalore, India Airborne Pollution Surveillance : Technology, Configurations, Recent Results and Efficient Integration to Mission Management System
Dr. C. M. Ananda, CSIR-NAL, Bangalore, India Civil Aircraft Avionics Systems and Technologies- An Insight into Architecture and its Certification
Dr. M. Sree Ramana & Dr. K. C. Das, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), DRDO, Hyderabad, India Future Navigation Sensors

Propulsion

Dr. A. E. Muthunayagam, ISRO (Retd.), Trivandrum, India Space Propulsion - An Overview
Dr. V. Ramanujachari, IIT Madras, Chennai, India Tactical Missile Propulsion
Dr. Thomas Lienart, CNES, France Trends in Spacecraft Propulsion
Ms. Louise Donaghey, Rolls Royce, UK Evolving Services to Enable Technologies
Dr. V. Eswaran, VSSC, ISRO, Trivandrum, India Evolution of Solid Propulsion in ISRO

UAV / UCAV/Stealth

Dr. Stéphane Kemkemian, Mr. Patrick Garrec, Thales Defence Mission Systems, France Range Extension Beacon for ATOLS on High-Speed UAVs
Mr. Eric Simon, Presagis Canada Inc. , Canada Leveraging M&S, GIS and Gaming Environment For Warfare
Dr. Paul Fleitz, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA Air-Launched UAV: Providing Capability to the Warfighter
Mr. Patrick Fardeau, Dassault Systemes, France, Mr. Praveen Mysore & Mr. Kiran Jacob, Dassault Systemes India Ltd., Bangalore, India Application of MBSE Process for Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Design
Maj. Gen. K. Ravi Prasad, VSM, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Indian Army), New Delhi, India Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - the Aspirations of the Indian Army for Multifarious Employment in the Future High Technology Battlefield Landscape
Prof. K. Senthil Kumar & Dr. S. Thamarai  Selvi, MIT Campus of Anna University, Chennai, India Team Dhaksha in International UAV Medical Express Challenge 2018 and Futuristic UAV Based Medical Applications
Mr. Samudra Das Gupta, Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), DRDO, Bangalore, India Emerging Frontiers for Development of Military UAVs: An Indian Perspective