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Jitesh Panchal

Title

Associate Professor Of Mechanical Engineering 

Office

School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 585 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088 

Office Phone

765-496-1870 

Education

Ph.D., 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
M.S., 2003, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
B.Tech., 2000, I.I.T. Guwahati (India), Mechanical Engineering
 

Prior Appointments

Associate Professor Purdue University 8/15 – present
Assistant Professor Purdue University 8/12 – 8/15
Assistant Professor Washington State University 8/08 – 8/12
 

Research Areas

Decision making in engineering design; Secure Co-Design; Mechanism design for systems engineering; Complex networks; Open innovation; Crowdsourcing.  

Key Areas

Decision making in engineering design; Secure Co-Design; Mechanism design for systems engineering; Complex networks; Open innovation; Crowdsourcing. 

Notable Experience


 

Notable Awards

1. NSF CAREER Award, April 2010 – March 2016.
2. Robert E. Fulton SEIKM Best Paper Award at the ASME CIE conference, for years 2004 and 2013.
3. Reid Miller Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award by the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), 2012, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
4. Young Engineer Award, 2010, ASME Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE).
 

Publications

1. McDowell, D. L., Panchal, J. H., Choi, H.-J., Seepersad, C. C., Allen, J. K., and Mistree, F., 2009, Integrated Design of Multiscale, Multifunctional Materials and Products, Elsevier. ISBN: 9781856176620.
2. Wang, S., Bhandari, S., Atallah, M., Panchal, J.H., Ramani, K., 2014, “Secure Collaborations in Engineering System Design,” 2014 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (I-DETC) and Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Conference, Buffalo, NY, USA, August 17-20, 2014. Paper Number: DETC2014-34978.
3. Sha, Z., Kannan, K.N. and Panchal, J.H., 2015, “Behavioral Experimentation and Game Theory in Engineering Systems Design,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 137, No. 5, 051405. DOI: 10.1115/1.4029767.
4. Panchal J. H., 2015, “Using Crowds in Engineering Design – Towards a Holistic Framework”, International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 2015), Milan, Italy, July 27-30, 2015.
5. Dachowicz, A., Chaduvula, S.C., Panchal J. H., and Atallah, M., 2016, “Confidentiality Management in Collaborative Design,” ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2016), Charlotte, NC, USA, August 21-24, 2016. Paper Number: 59222.
6. Chaudhari, A.M., Thekinen, J., Panchal, J.H., 2016, “Using Contests for Engineering Systems Design: A Study Auctions and Fixed Prize Tournaments,” DESIGN 2016, Cavtat, Croatia, May 16-19, 2016, pp. 946-956.
 

Biography

Dr. Jitesh H. Panchal is an Associate Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. He received his BTech (2000) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, and MS (2003) and PhD (2005) in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Panchal's research interests are in the science of systems engineering with focus on three areas: (i) democratization of design and manufacturing, (ii) decision making in decentralized socio-technical systems, and (iii) integrated products and materials design. He is a co-author of the book titled Integrated Design of Multiscale, Multifunctional Materials and Products. He is a recipient of CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Young Engineer Award and two best paper awards from ASME CIE division, and a university silver medal from IIT Guwahati.