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Dr. Krish K. Ahuja
Education
Ph.D., M.E., Syracuse University, 1976.
M.Phil., A.E., University of London, U.K., 1972.
B.Sc., M.E. (Hons.) University of London, 1969.

Experience
Dr. Ahuja has more than 25 years of research and development experience in noise research, acoustics facilities design, acoustic propagation, flow control, state-of-the-art instrumentation, advanced signal processing, and wave phenomenon in general. During his 13-year tenure with Lockheed Georgia Company in various capacities, including the head of the Aeroacoustics Research and acting manager of the Advanced Flight Sciences Department, he was the principal investigator or program manager on several successfully completed projects funded by Lockheed, the U.S. Air Force, and NASA. He joined the faculty of Georgia Institute of Technology as a Senior Faculty Research Leader and Professor of Aerospace Engineering in March 1989. His current research interests include innovative sensors for flow, acoustics, and seismic measurements, community noise, jet noise, acoustic liners, design of quiet wind tunnels and engine test cells, flow control, thermoacoustics, automobile noise, effect of noise on sleep, and innovative application of acoustics to the consumer market. While at Georgia Tech, he received the GTRI's 1990 Outstanding Performance in Research Award and the Georgia Tech-wide "Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activity Award" for 1991. In 1993, he received the prestigious AIAA Aeroacoustics Award. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics named him Engineer of the Year for 2000. He is an AIAA Fellow as well as a GTRI Fellow. Dr. Ahuja is a former associate editor of the AIAA Journal and a former Chairman of the AIAA Aeroacoustics Technical Committee. He holds a number of patents in the field of acoustics, including one on a sensor to reduce background flow noise, one on quiet curtains, one on rapid charging of batteries by sound, and another on a high-temperature acoustic liner that uses sound-absorbing beads. Dr. Ahuja teaches graduate level classes at Georgia Tech in Aeroacoustics and Rocket Propulsion. He is also the manager of the Aerospace and Acoustics Technologies Branch in the Aerospace, Transportation, and Advanced System Laboratory. Dr. Ahuja has authored or coauthored more than 100 publications. He has appeared in Congressional hearings on noise and has taken part in a number of peer reviews of national programs in acoustics.

 


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