Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Jitesh Panchal received his BTech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati in 2000, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Georgia Tech in 2003 and 2005, respectively. Before joining Purdue, he was an assistant professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University.
His research interests are in computational design of complex engineering systems with a focus on collective systems innovation, and integrated products and materials design. He is a co-author of the book Integrated Design of Multiscale, Multifunctional Materials and Products. He is a recipient of NSF CAREER award for his research on collective innovation, among others.