International Journal of Aerospace Sciences

The International Journal of Aerospace Sciences (IJAS) is an international bi-monthly peer-reviewed journal designed to be of wide range of interest and use to all those concerned with research in aerospace sciences and their applications in research establishments, industry and universities. IJAS publishes original papers, review articles related to all fields of aerospace research. Before submission of your article(s) to the International Journal of Aerospace Sciences, please e-mail an article abstract (less than 150 words) with the first and last name of all authors, their affiliations, and the corresponding author's e-mail address to the Editor-In-Chief, Dr. Amir S. Gohardani via the e-mail address: Kindly, await an approval confirmation from the Editor-In-Chief before submitting your article into the electronic manuscript tracking and peer review system.

Akash Dixit

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Aerospace Sciences

Lecturer, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Research Areas

Structural Health Monitoring, CAD/CAE.


2009-2012PhD Georgia Institute of Technology
2006-2008MSGeorgia Institute of Technology


2004-2005Differential Solutions Inc, Atlanta, GA USA
2002-2004Research/Teaching Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology
2001-2002Solidworks Corporation, Geometric Software solutions limited
2000-2001"Citicorp Information Technologies Industries Ltd (CITIL has been rechristened Oracle Financial Solutions)

Academic Achievement

Designated as George Woodruff School Teaching Fellow.
Invited guest speaker in the multi-disciplinary seminar series at University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Certificate of appreciation from Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, in the first semester of teaching, Spring 2012.
2nd rank in undergraduate class of Civil Engineering. Graduated with first class with distinction equivalent to President’s list in USA.
Recipient of President’s scholarship of the Government of India in the sophomore and junior year of the bachelor’s degree.
Certificate of proficiency in mathematics from Indian Maths Olympiad.


AIAA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Publications: Journals

[1]  International Journal of Intelligent Materials and Structures. “Comments on: ``Curvature Mode Shape-based Damage Assessment of Carbon/Epoxy Composite Beams" by Lestari et. al., Dixit A. and Hanagud S. H., Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (18) (2010) 189-208”
[2]  International Journal of Solid and Structures. “Modal Super Position Method to Calculate the Damage Measure For Beams With Notch Like Damages”, Dixit A. and Hanagud S. Volume 48, Issues 3-4, February 2010, Pages 592-602
[3]  Mechanical Research Communications. A General Damage Theory: Solution of nth -Order Equations Using Unified Framework. Dixit, A., and Hodges, D.H. Volume 38, Issue 7, October 2011, Pages 486-493
[4]  Journal of Applied Mechanics. A Damage Localization Method Using Partial Response, Dixit, A., Hanagud S. H. (Accepted)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  “On static stability of damaged beams,” AIAA SDM 2012 conference, 23 -26 April, 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii.
[2]  “Verification of Unified Framework for plate structures using Kirchhoff's,” 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Stanford University. Stanford September 13-15 2011.
[3]  “An Investigation of the Effect of Damage Shape and Beam Shape Using Unified Framework,” AIAA SDM 2011 conference in Denver, Colorado, USA, from 4-11 April2011
[4]  “Closed Form Solution for Unified Framework for Damaged Elastic Elements: Example Timoshenko Beams,” AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from 20-22 April 2010
[5]  A Damage Identification and Characterization Method for Timoshenko and Euler- Bernoulli Beams,” AIAA SDM 2010 conference, Orlando, Florida.
[6]  “Comparison of Strain Energy Based Damage Measure For Timoshenko and Euler Bernoulli Beams With Notch Like Damages.” 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Stanford University. Stanford September 9-11 2009.
[7]  “A Special Spectral Finite Element for Structural Health Monitoring of Cracked or Notched Beams,” 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, Illinois. Chicago 6th April 2008-13th April 2008.
[8]  “Automatic constrained meshing,” The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing Rome, Italy 30 August - 2 September 2005.
[9]  “Simplifying improvements to paving algorithm,” The Seventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, The conference runs concurrently with the Fourth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology. Lisbon, Portugal. 7-9 September 2004.
[10]  “Modified paving algorithm,” The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing Rome, Italy 30 August - 2 September 2005.

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Engineering graphics: A design based perspective (Course Notes to be converted to a book)
[2]  A short treatise on Mechanics of materials (Course Notes to be converted to a book)