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Mr Raja Sekhar Battu

Postgraduate (PhD)


Raja Sekhar has graduated with a Master of Technology in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Kharagpur, India. His master's thesis was about design and structural analysis of a fully composite aircraft wing using Ansys.

He joined the Department of Engineering at College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical sciences, University of Exeter as a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Evangelos Papatheou and Prof. Christopher Smith in Nov 2019. His studies focus mainly on the Integration of vibration-based Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and machine learning algorithms with a pattern recognition approach.

Research Interests:

Aerospace Structures, Structural Health Monitoring, Structural Dynamics, Composite Structures

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  • Battu RS, Agathos K, Smith C, Papatheou E. (2022) Robust training databases for supervised learning algorithms in structural health monitoring applications, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering-ISMA2022, Ku Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 12th - 14th Sep 2022.

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