Research Interests

Biomimetics, Defence Equipment, Textiles, Polymer Composites, Nano-Composites.

Dr. Prashant Rawat

Assistant Professor

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, TN, 600036

Phone: +91-44-22574038


"The current emphasis is on developing light-weighted advanced materials based on biomimetic and origami principles, which are suitable for ballistic resistance applications. Academic pursuits include ongoing projects and partnerships in natural and synthetic composite materials-related fields, fabrication strategies of plant-based composites-potential applications, environmental durability & fracture aspects of advanced tailored materials."