Personal Profile


Dr.P.Bharani Chandra Kumar 

Date of Birth           



Department of  EEE,

GMR Institute of Technology,

GMR Nagar, Rajam-532127, Srikakulam Dist.

Date of Joining


 Academic Profile


Name of the Board/University



JNTU, Hyderabad 


Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram

Ph. D

University of Leicester, UK


 Professional Experience


Name of the Employer

Length of Service


Principal, GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam

June 2016 to till date

Postdoctoral researcher

CEMPS, University of Exeter, UK

3 years 2 months

Research assistant

Head, Control group, University of Leicester, UK

4 years 4 months

Team lead (controls research group)

Coral digital technologies (P) ltd, Bangalore

1 year 3 months

Visiting scientist

Zeus Numerix, IIT-Bombay

2 months

Assistant professor

Principal, GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam

1 year 8 months

Project engineer/ research assistant

Dept. of Aerospace Engg., IISc Bangalore and IIT-Bombay

6 months

 Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities 

  • Associated/involved in:
  •  EU-FP7  RECONFIGURE (Reconfiguration of control in flight for integral global upset recovery)project
  • GARTEUR (Group for aeronautical research and technology in Europe) - AG/18 project
  • UKIERI (UK-India education research initiative) – Major award
  • ARBD (DRDO) – Reformation of small perturbation aircraft flight dynamics
  • Erdos number: 5
  • Co-chair for a session at European control conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013
  • Technical talks at various international and national venues including:
    • BaE systems, IIT-Kanpur, NIT Trichy, NAL, etc. 
  • Paper setter for control systems (JNTU) in 2006, various other autonomous institutes
  • Reviewers for various reputed journals and conferences
  • Several best paper awards at various national seminars/ presentations

 Research Papers Published

International Conference/Workshop/Seminars

National Conference/Workshop/Seminars



13 (Scopus/SCI indexed)


10 (SCI-Free)

1   + 2 (Chapters)

Sponsored Project

P Bharani Chandra Kumar (PI), “Control Oriented Air-breathing Scramjet Engine Propulsion System Model for TSTO mission,” ISRO (VSSC), RESPOND, Rs. 17.03 Lakhs, Aug. 2017 – July 2020.