Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies

Engineering Design, CAE, Multiphysics Simulation for Innovation @ www.atoastech.com
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Managing Trustee
ATOAST JYOTHI Foundation
Nonprofit Organization Management
June 2011 - Present

ATOAST JYOTHI Foundation empowers the social mission of ATOA Scientific Technologies (ATOAST). ATOAST social mission is to redirect or invest 10% of our profit or resources for the benefit of society or sustainable social causes. PRIMARY OBJECTS OF THE TRUST is to support the Students, Self Help Group & First Generation Entrepreneurs to succeed in their endeavors through science & technology awareness, training, seed funding, linking with resources for their economic empowerment & well being.


Managing Director
ATOA Scientific Technologies Pvt Ltd
1-10 employees; Privately Held; Design
January 2010 - Present

Managing Director to provide integrated engineering analysis services for both product and process Engineering design, Including structural, thermal, flow, acoustical, optical and electromagnetic simulations with nonlinear coupled problems and composite materials as specialty. ATOA Scientific Technologies (ATOAST) is an Engineering simulations services and product development solution provider. ATOAST provide advanced Computer Aided Engineering simulation for engineered material, product, process and system design. We leverage cutting edge research in computational mechanics, multiphysics modelling, material, system and application technology for providing innovative simulation solution to our clients. ATOAST provides one stop solution to you and your company for an end to end high quality multiphysics engineering simulation services. Further, Were delighted to be the first Multiphysics COMSOL Certified Consultant from this part of the world. Achieving this recognition means that we are able to offer manufacturers and product developers certified engineering simulation expertise using world leading multiphysics analysis system." Consider ATOAST as your partner for all your engineering Simulation solutions.


Visiting Professor Technology and Innovation Management
SIBM
201-500 employees; Educational Institution; Education Management
June 2011 - December 2011

Technology and innovation management Product and process innovation Simulation based Engineering Design and Innovation


Senior Technologist
GE Global Research
10,001+ employees; Public Company; Research
April 2000 - January 2010

As as a project technical leader, consistently developed new technology frontier (Nano technology, composites and multiphysics engineered products) and transitioned to GE business. Patents (20+), Publications and new technology leader.


Manager Engineering
Tata Advanced Materials Ltd
201-500 employees; Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
February 1998 - March 2000

Managed the engineering team to provide high quality, FEM Analysis and design of advanced transportation, ballistic and aerospace Composite products.


Consultant
August 1996 - January 1998

Successfully designed and fabricated a FRP railway sleeper (first composite sleeper for Indian/Global Railways) through collaboration with DST and RDSO team. Adopted concurrent engineering approach for first time right design. Successfully executed to pass the lab test requirements. Prepared a five year project plan for structural health monitoring of smart military bridge structures.


Scientist
Ministry of Defense, R&DE (E) , Pune, India
10,001+ employees; Defense & Space
October 1991 - May 1992

Designed and developed FRP structures (bridge components) for military engineering applications. Played a vital role in setting up the composite research (equipment specification, demo of composite fabrication). Developed technical awareness about composite material for military applications. Significantly contributed towards on-going classified projects. Learned to deal with contractors and vendors. Involved in project proposal and learned project management by working with senior army officers.


Project Engineer
IIT Bombay
201-500 employees; Aviation & Aerospace
February 1990 - September 1991

Played a key role in the development of a floor reaction orthosis using hybrid thermoplastics by developing low cost, thermoforming, sandwich fabrication, analysis and characterization of materials. In-charge of DST funded composite NDE and mechanical characterization laboratory. Provided Testing and programming support to various consultancy projects involving design and testing of industrial composite structures (e.g, FRP launcher tube, low CTE rod).


Education

Cranfield University
Advanced Engineering Materials and Smart Structures
1992 - 1996

Activities and Societies: - Founder president of Student Cultural Society -

Ph D, May 92 - Jun 96, in Advanced Materials from Cranfield University, England, UK. The research is about futuristic smart or intelligent composite structures for enhanced safety. Developed and demonstrated novel self sensing methodology for structural health monitoring of carbon fiber based aircraft structures. Developed strong core in computational and experimental mechanics, and creative problem solving.


Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Aerospace Structures
1988 - 1990

Aeronautical engineering with Aircraft structures specialization. Strong foundation in theory of elasticity, advanced structural analysis, Laminate plate theory, design, FEA, NDE and testing of aircraft structures, with solid overview of aerodynamics, propulsion, control and manufacturing. Thesis: Ultrasonic characterization of FRP.


Madurai Kamaraj University
Civil Structures
1984 - 1988

Strong foundation in mechanics, structures, strength of materials, engineering analysis, environmental engineering, building and construction.


Patents (58)

Reflective polymeric article and manufacture
Ravi Sriraman, Chinniah Thiagarajan, Ajay Taraiya
December 9, 2014: 08908129

Multi-wall structural components having enhanced radiatransmission capability
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Frans Adriaansen
November 26, 2013: 08590271


Polymeric foams with nanocellular morphology and methods for making them
Santhosh Kumar Rajendran, Vikash Kumar Sinha, Ravi Sriraman, Chinniah Thiagarajan, Rajappan Vetrivel
May 14, 2013: 08440732

[en] A MULTIWALL SHEET AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THE SAME
THIAGARAJAN Chinniah, KOUSALYA Arun Selvaraj, ADRIAANSEN Frans
March 28, 2013: WO/2013/043260

[en] A MULTIWALL SHEET, METHODS OF MAKING, AND ARTICLES COMPRISING THE MULTIWALL SHEET
THIAGARAJAN Chinniah, KULMI Udit, RAJENDRAN Santhosh Kumar
January 17, 2013: WO/2013/008179

Polymeric foams with nanocellular morphology and methods for making them
Thiagarajan Chinniah, Chatterjee Gautam, Sriraman Ravi, Rajendran Santhosh Kumar, Vaidyalingam Anand
November 14, 2012: 201210240679

Siloxane block copolymer nanoporous foams, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Bernd Jansen, Santhosh Kumar Rajendran, Vauhini RM, Safwat E Tadros
October 9, 2012: 08283390

MOUSSES NANOPOREUSES DE COPOLYMÈRE À BLOCS, À BASE DE SILOXANE, LEURS PROCÉDÉS DE FABRICATION ET ARTICLES LES COMPORTANT
THIAGARAJAN CHINNIAH, JANSEN BERND, RAJENDRAN SANTHOSH KUMAR, RAJA MANURI VAUHINI, TADROS SAFWAT E
July 18, 2012: 2475721-A1

Apparatus for connecting panels (1 worldwide citation)
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Frans Adriaansen, Bhawesh Kumar
June 5, 2012: 08191329

Connections (1,050)
Manish Garg
Senior Project Manager at Hewlett-Packard

Janakiraman MJ
Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering at Cisco

Sridhar Raju
Program Manager at Tata Consultancy Services