BROCHURE
Marehalli G. Prasad  is a Professor Emeritus ,Stevens Institute of Technology ,USA

Marehalli G. Prasad

Professor Emeritus

Organizing Committee

USA

Stevens Institute of Technology

Publications

1. “A Note on Dipole Idealization of Transversely Vibrating Beams”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 37(2), 280-283, 1974. (Authors: M.G. Prasad, J. Pattabhiraman, B.V.A. Rao).  

2. “On Acoustic Near-Field Measurements”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 40(3), 415-423, 1975. (Authors: M.G. Prasad, J. Pattabhiraman and B.V.A. Rao).  

3. “Insertion Loss Studies on Models of Automotive Exhaust System”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 70(5), 1339-1344, 1981. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

4. “Natural Frequencies and Modes of Tire in Road Contact Utilizing Eigen Values of the Axisymmetric Non-Contacting Tire”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 70(4), 573-584, 1980. (Authors: W. Soedel and M.G. Prasad).  

5. “Evaluation of Four-Pole Parameters for a Straight Pipe with Mean Flow and a Linear Temperature Gradient”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 69(4), 916-921, 1981. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

6. “A Scheme to Predict the Sound Pressure Radiated from an Automotive Exhaust System”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 80(5), 1345-1352, 1981. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

7. “Acoustical Source Characterization Studies on a Multi-Cylinder Engine Exhaust System”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 90(4), 479-490, 1983. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

8. “Studies of Acoustical Performance of a Multi-Cylinder Engine Exhaust Muffler System”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 90(4), 491-508, 1983. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

9. “A Note on Acoustic Plane Wave Propagation in Uniform Pipe with Mean-Flow”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 95(2), 280-290, October 1984. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker).  

10. “On the Application of BIE Method in Studies of Acoustic Radiation from Vibrating Structures”, Paper No. 84-WA/NCA-12, Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, December 1984. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and J.K. Jiang))  

11. “Acoustical studies on a Multi-Cylinder Engine Exhaust Muffler System”, Proceedings of Nelson Acoustic Paper Awards and Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, July 1984. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker)  

12. “Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Control Education through Senior Mechanical Engineering Design Projects”, Mechanical Engineering News (American Society of Engineering Education), 22(3), August 1985 (Author M.G. Prasad)  

13. “On the Applications of the Boundary Element Method to Acoustical Field Studies of Vibrating Structures”, 108(4), 454- 461, Trans ASME, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 1986. (Authors: J.K. Jiang and M.G. Prasad)

14. ‘Plane wave Propagation in a Uniform pipe in the presence of a Mean Flow and a Temperature Gradient”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 80(5), 1501- 1506, 1986. (Authors: M.L. Munjal and M.G. Prasad)  

15. “A Four Load Method for Evaluation of Acoustical Source impedance in a Duct”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 114(2), 347- 356, 1987. (Author M.G. Prasad)  

16. “On the Applications of the Four Load Method to Determine Acoustical Properties in a Duct”, 86- WA/NCA-16, Winter Annual Meeting of ASME, California, December 1986, (Author: M.G. Prasad)  

17. “Evaluation of Mechanical Source Impedance with Application to Vibration Isolation System Design”, Proceedings of Conference on Pressure Vessel and Piping, Vol. 106, Chicago, July 1986 (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.L. Munjal)  

18. “A Note on the Relation Between Complex Acoustic Intensity and Specific Acoustical Impedance”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 118(3), 549-554, November 1987. (Authors: M.G. Prasad and S. Y. Ham)  

19. “A Parametric Study of Acoustical Fields of Vibration Structures of Noise Control Applications”, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 83(4), 1420-1430, April 1988. (Authors: J.K. Jiang and M.G. Prasad)  

20. “Interference Studies of Acoustic Pressure and Intensity Fields of Two Simple Sources”, Journal of Acoustical society of America, 90(2), 1149- 1154, August 1991 (Authors: S.Y Ham, M.G. Prasad and W.S. Kim)  

21. “Acoustic Impedance of a finite length Duct with Dynamic Termination, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 91, 3575-3578, 1992 (Authors W.S. Kim and M.G. Prasad)  

22. “A Modified Transfer Function Method for Acoustic Source Characterization in Duct Systems”, ASME Paper 93- WA/NCA- 5, 1993 (Authors: W.S. Kim and Dr. M.G. Prasad)  

23. “A Vibration Energy Harvesting Device with Bi-directional Resonance Frequency Tunability”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 17 (1-10), 2008 (Authors: Vinod Challa, M.G. Prasad, Yong Shi and Frank Fisher)  

24. “A Coupled Piezoelectric- Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Technique for Achieving Increased Power Output through Damping Matching” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 18 (1-11), 2009 (Authors: Vinod Challa, M.G. Prasad and Frank Fisher)  

25. “Acoustic Noise Synthesis for Duct Systems” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 58 (5), pp 501-507, 2010 (Authors: B. Rajavel, Kitu Kumar and M.G. Prasad) 

26. “A Study on Carbon-Nanotube Local Oxidation Lithography using an Atomic Force Microscope”, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol 10 (4), July 2011. (Authors: K. Kumar, O. Sul, S. Strauf, D.S. Choi, F. Fisher, M.G. Prasad and E.H. Yang)  

27. “Towards an Autonomous Self-Tuning Vibration Energy Harvesting Device for Wireless Sensor Network Applications”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20 (11p), 2011 (Authors: Vinod R. Challa, M.G. Prasad and Frank T. Fisher)  

28. “Vibration Energy Harvesting for Aerospace Applications”, Journal of Aerospace Applications and Technologies, Vol. 63 (1), 1-10, 2011 (Authors: Vinod R. Challa, M.G. Prasad and Frank T. Fisher)  

29. “Muffler Systems for Aircraft Noise Reduction”, Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, Vol. 63 (1), 19-34, 2011 (Authors: M.G. Prasad and B. Rajavel)  

30. “Effects due to Exhaust and Tail pipes on Insertion Loss of Mufflers”, International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, 16 (2), 98-100, 2011 (Authors: B. Rajavel and M.G. Prasad)  

31. “Evaluation of Acoustical Source Impedance in a Duct with Low Signal to Noise Ratio using a Modified Transfer Function Method”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 60 (5), 507-518, 2012 (Authors: B. Rajavel, W.S. Kim and M.G. Prasad)  

32. “Acoustics of Corrugated Tubes: A Review, Applied Mechanics Reviews, ASME, Vol. 65, September 2013 (Authors: B. Rajavel and M.G. Prasad)  

33. “Parametric Studies on Acoustics of Corrugated Tubes using Large Eddy Simulations (LES)”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, 62(4), 218-231, 2014. (Authors: B. Rajavel and M.G. Prasad)

34. “Two-Dimensional Resonance Frequency Tuning Approach for Vibration-based Energy Harvesting, 25, 065019, May 2016 (Authors: Lin dong, M.G. Prasad and Frank Fisher)

35. “Application of Mechanical Stretch to tune the Resonance Frequency of hyper-elastic Membrane-based Energy Harvesters”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 252, 165-173, 2016, (Authors: L. Dong, M.D. Grissom, M.G. Prasad and F. T. Fisher)

36. “Experimental Studies on Acoustics of Corrugated Tubes”, Noise Control Engineering Journal, 66 (5), 388-400, September-October 2018 (authors: B. Rajavel and M.G. Prasad)  

37. “Acoustic Black Holes in Structural Design for Vibration and Noise Control”, ACOUSTICS 1 (1), 220-251, March 2019 (authors: Chenhui Zhao and M.G. Prasad) 

Education

• Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) 1971 University College of Engineering, Bangalore, India.  
• Master of Science (Applied Mechanics) 1975 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.  
• Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering) 1980  Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. 

HONORS AND AWARDS

1. The paper, “Acoustical Studies on a Multi-Cylinder Engine Exhaust Muffler System”, (Authors: M.G. Prasad and M.J. Crocker), received an award in the 1983 Acoustical Paper Awards Program conducted by Nelson Industries, Wisconsin, USA. (Also, the paper was published in the proceedings of a special symposium held in 1984)  

2. Listed in “Who’s Who in Technology Today”, 4th Edition, 1984, Research Publication, Connecticut USA.  

3. Listed in “Outstanding Young Men of America”, for Professional Achievements 1985 Edition, OYM Publications, Alabama, USA.  

4. Some of the results of research work by M.G. Prasad (published in Journal Publications) in the area of Acoustical Source Characterization in Duct Systems have been included in the book, ‘Acoustics of Ducts and Mufflers’ by Dr. M.L. Munjal and published by John Wiley and Sons, New York 1987.  

5. Some of the work by M.G. Prasad in Modeling and Analysis of Mufflers (published in Journal Publications) have been included in the chapter 7 on Industrial Noise Control in the book, ‘Noise: Prediction, Measurement and Control’ by Dr. C.E. Wilson and published by Harper and Row, New York, 1988.  

6. Noise Control Expert for United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna, 1988-1989.  

7. The paper “Evaluation of Fan Noise Loudness using a Weighted Sound and Zwicker’s Model” won a student paper award at the International Conference on Noise Control Engineering, (INTER-NOISE 89) December 1989, Newport Beach, California. (Authors: S. Smith, D. Quinlan, P. Jeng and M.G. Prasad).  

8. General Chairman of National Conference on Noise Control Engineering (NOISE-CON 91), Tarrytown, New York.  

9. Several Research papers dealing with Acoustical Source Characterization Studies of Muffler System have been included in the chapter 10 on Passive Silencers and Line Ducts” by Dr. Anthony Galaitsis and Dr. Istvan L. Ver in the book, “Noise and Vibration Control Engineering” edited by Dr. Leo L. Beranek and Dr.Istvan L Ver, John Wiley & Sons, 1992.  

10. The Acoustic Modeling of Ducted Source Systems (developed by M.G. Prasad) that is published in several journal publications is included as section 8.6 in the chapter ‘Acoustic analogs, Ducts, and Filters’ in the second edition of the book “The Science and Applications of Acoustics” by Dr. D. R. Raichel and published by Springer, 2006.  

11. Faculty Award, (April 2003), Office of Student Life, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey.  

12. For educational contributions received the “Award of Excellence” by Hindu Sanghatan Committee, New York, in 2007.

13. Received “Distinguished Community Award” by the Association of Indians in America (New York chapter). The award was given on the Asian American Heritage Day at the Museum of Natural History, New York, May 8, 2008.

14. For educational contributions received the title “Vishwa Hindu Rathna”  (a jewel of Hinduism) by the Forum for Hindu Awakening, USA in 2009.

15. Received “Bharat Gaurav Award” (Pride of India Award) for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role in promoting global understanding. Award  was given by the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi.  January 7, 2010.  

16. Elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (2008)

17. Elected a Fellow of Acoustical Society of America (2006)

18. Elected a Fellow of Acoustical Society of India (1989)

19. Elected a Fellow of Institute of Noise Control Engineering, USA (2015)

20. A Guest Editor for the special issue on “Vibration and Acoustics in Aerospace Engineering” (February 2011) for the International Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies”, Aeronautical Society of India, India.  

21. Member of Editorial Board of the International Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, Aeronautical Society of India (2012).

22. A Guest Editor for the special issue “Noise Abatement for Industrial Machinery” (2012) for the Journal “Advances in Acoustics and Vibration” published by Hindawi Publishing Corporation, China.

23. Honored for the Contributions to Culture by the Kannada Cultural Organization, Brindavana, New Jersey  in 2010.

24. Received the ASME Student Section Advisor Award for District A by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), May 2011.  

25. Elected as a Director of Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE-USA) for the term 2012-2014.  

26. Appointed as an External Examiner for the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of West Indies, Trinidad. (2014)

27. Appointed as a member of International Editorial Board of West Indian Journal of Engineering, University of West Indies, Trinidad. (2015)

28. Delivered a keynote lecture on “Is acoustics and noise control important in design of buildings?” at the International Conference on Advances in Building Sciences, (February 2013), Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.  

29. Delivered MS Narayanan Memorial Lecture on “The Acoustics of Chants, Conch-Shells, Bells and Gongs in Hindu Worship Spaces” at the International Conference on Acoustics (ACOUSTICS 2013), November 2013, New Delhi, India.  

30. Delivered a tutorial lecture in a Workshop on Noise Control for Diesel-Generator Sets, (Acoustics 2013), November 2013, New Delhi, India  

31. A Guest Editor for the special issue “The Assessment of Noise Estimation and Noise Control Work” for the Journal “Advances in Acoustics and Vibration” published by Hindawi Publishing Corporation, China. (2014)

32. Outstanding Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching of Noise Control Engineering, Institute of Noise Control Engineering, (2015)

33. Member of the International Advisory Committee for NSA 2016 (International Symposium on Engineering for Engineering Applications) organized by the Acoustical Society of India and KIIT College of Engineering, Delhi, India.

34. Best Paper Award for the paper “Acoustical Studies of Vibrating Beams with Acoustical Black Holes” by Chenhui Zhao and M.G. Prasad at COMSOL Conference, Boston, 2016.

35. Received “ Kannada Kala Ratna ” award for cultural contributions from the Kannada Koota, New York (2016). 

36. Appointed as a member of the International Editorial Board of ACOUSTICS an Intrenational Open Access Jouranl, Switzerland (2017)

37. Invited to delver a keynote lecture at the 4th International Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD), Indirarnagar Music Institute, Bangalore, India (2017).

38. Member, International Advisory Committee, 4th International Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD), Indirarnagar Music Institute, Bangalore, India (2017).

39. Delivered a Plenary Lecture on “Acoustical Black Holes: Recent Developments in their Applications in Vibration Control”, International Conference on Acoustics, Western Pacific Commission on Acoustics, New Delhi, November 2018.

40. Delivered a Keynote Lecture on “Applications of Acoustical Black Holes to Noise and Vibration Control”, International Conference in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Scientific Federation, Dubai April 2019.

41. Member, International Advisory Committee, 5th International Conference on Music and Dance (ICMD), Indiranagar Music Institute, Bangalore, India (2020).