Dr. Vikram Kapila

Vikram Kapila was born in Ludhiana, India. He received the B.Tech. degree in Production Engineering and Management from Regional Engineering College, Calicut, India, in 1988, and the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, in March 1993, with specialization in dynamics and control. From September 1991 to December 1993 he was a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, at Florida Tech. From January 1994 to January 1996 he was a Research Assistant in the School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech. He received his Ph.D. degree in March 1996, with specialization in Flight Mechanics and Control. From January 1996 to August 1996 he performed research at Georgia Tech as a Research Scholar where he also taught Flight Mechanics and Control Laboratory from January 1996 to March 1996 as a Teaching Assistant and Vibrations and System Dynamics from April 1996 to June 1996 as an Adjunct Faculty Member. In September 1996 Dr. Kapila joined Polytechnic University of Brooklyn, New York, where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Manufacturing Engineering. His current research interests include absolute stability theory, robust control, periodic and multirate systems, fixed-architecture absolute stabilization, stable stabilization, control of systems with saturating actuators, and control of time delay systems . He is particularly interested in control system design, dynamic modeling, numerical simulation, and algorithm development for aerospace and mechanical systems. Dr. Kapila is a native of Kanpur, India.

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