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 bio-mimetic 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."

Website Video- Bullet Hit.avi

When Bullet Hit A Bio-inspired Armor

Top Layer Removed.wmv

The Stress Distribution by a Fish Scale-Inspired Design