Aditya A. Paranjape

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Aditya A. Paranjape

Assistant Professor
B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
M.Tech. IIT Bombay
Ph. D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Macdonald Engineering Building, Rm 351 Map
External Website
Tel. 514-398-4858
aditya.paranjape [at] mcgill.ca (E-mail)


Research Interests

  • Primary research theme: Dynamics and Control
  • Fundamental: Flight dynamics of fixed and flapping wing aircraft. Control of nonlinear and infinite dimensional systems.
  • Aeronautical: departure phenomena in flight, bifurcation analysis, aeroelasticity, control of flexible systems, flapping flight, design and control of unmanned aerial vehicles

Current Research Projects

  • Dynamics of flapping wing aircraft
  • Dynamics and control of flexible wings
  • Dynamics and control of UAV formations

Significant Publications

  • Aditya A. Paranjape and Narayan Ananthkrishnan, "Analytical Criterion for Aircraft Spin Susceptibility," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2010
  • Aditya A. Paranjape, Soon-Jo Chung, and Michael Selig, "Flight Mechanics of Tailless Articulated Wing Aircraft," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2011, Paper No. 026005
  • Aditya A. Paranjape, Soon-Jo Chung, Harry H. Hilton, and Animesh Chakravarthy, "Dynamics and Performance of Tailless Micro Aerial Vehicle with Articulated Wings," AIAA Journal, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2012, pp. 1177 - 1188
  • Aditya A. Paranjape, Jinyu Guan, Soon-Jo Chung, and Miroslav Krstic, "PDE Boundary Control for Flexible Articulated Wings on a Robotic Aircraft," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2013, pp. 625 - 640
  • Aditya A. Paranjape, Soon-Jo Chung, and Joseph Kim, "Novel Dihedral-Based Control of Flapping Wing Aircraft with Application to Perching," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 29, No. 5, 2013, pp. 1071 - 1084