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Dr. Jitesh Panchal

Current Position

Professor of Mechanical Engineering,

Purdue University


Visiting Faculty, Plaksha Technology Leaders Program

Education

Ph.D. & M.S. (Georgia Tech)



B.Tech. (IIT Guwahati)



Bio

Dr. Jitesh H. Panchal is a Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Panchal's research interests are in the science of systems engineering and design, with focus on decision making in decentralized socio-technical systems, secure design and manufacturing, and integrated products and materials design. He is a co-author of two books, and has co-edited one book. He is currently an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design.


Research Interests

Computational Design of Socio-Technical Systems

Secure Design and Manufacturing

Engineering Design by Self-Organized Virtual Communities

Integrated Products and Materials Design


Research Area(s)

Design

Manufacturing


Publications:


Dachowicz, A., Chaduvula, S.C., Atallah, M., Panchal, J.H., 2017, "Microstructure-based Counterfeit Detection in Metal Part Manufacturing", JOM: The Journal of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Vol. 69, No. 11, pp. 2390-2396. DOI: 10.1007/s11837-017-2502-8.

Chaitanya, C.S., Atallah, M., and Panchal, J.H., 2018, "Secure Co-design: Achieving Optimality without Revealing," ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 2, 021007. DOI: 10.1115/1.4039431.

Shergadwala, M., Bilionis, I., Kannan, K., and Panchal, J.H., 2018, "Quantifying the Impact of Domain Knowledge and Problem Framing on Sequential Decisions in Engineering Design", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 140, No. 10, 101402. DOI: 10.1115/1.4040548.

Chaudhari, A.M., Bilionis, I., and Panchal, J.H., 2020, "Descriptive Models of Sequential Decisions in Engineering Design: An Experimental Study," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 142, No. 8, 081704. DOI: 10.1115/1.4045605.

Dachowicz, A., Atallah, M., and Panchal, J.H., 2020, "Extraction and Analysis of Spatial Correlation Micrograph Features for Traceability in Manufacturing," ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 5, 051004. DOI: 10.1115/1.4046891



Awards:


  • Guest Associate Editor Award (2019), ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (JMD).
  • Named one of the Most Impactful Faculty Inventors in Fiscal Year 2019 by Purdue Engineering and Office of Technology Commercialization.
  • Ruth and Joel Spira Award (2018), School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.
  • B.F.S. Schaefer Outstanding Young Faculty Scholar Award (2017-2019), School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.
  • Best paper award at the ASME iDETC conference (2016).
  • NSF CAREER Award (2010).
  • Robert E. Fulton SEIKM Best Paper Award at the ASME Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) conference, 2013.
  • Reid Miller Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award by the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), 2012, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.