R & D Partnerships

Past and Current Sponsored R&D Projects

(1) Prime, Multi-Threat Concealable Body Armor (MTCBA) – Torso Conforming, TSWG, Contract Number: W91CRB-11-C-0002.

(2) Subcontractor, “Multi-Hit Ultra Light Weight Personnel Armor” awarded to Materials & Electrochemical Research (MER) Corporation, Tucson, AZ (Prime)-Arizona State University-Armor Designs Inc. team. Government Contract H92222‐14‐C‐0028 (Solicitation Number: BAAST‐13‐TALOS).

List of Publications

S. Yu, J.A. St.Ville and S.D.Rajan, “Inverse Design Techniques for Improving Composite Prosthetic Devices”, Engineering Optimization, 34-5, 427-443, 2002.

A.D. Belegundu, A. Damle, S.D. Rajan, B. Dattaguru and James St. Ville, “Parallel Line Search in Method of Feasible Directions”, Optimization and Engineering Journal, 5, 379-288, 2004.

A. Vaidya, S. Yu, J. St. Ville, D.T. Nguyen and S.D. Rajan, “Multiphysics CAD-Based Design Optimization”, Mech. Based Design of Structures and Machines, 34:2, 157-180, 2006.

S.D. Rajan, A.D. Belegundu, A. Damle, D. Lau and J. St.Ville, "General Implementation of Multilevel Parallelization in a Gradient-based Design Optimization Algorithm", AIAA Journal, 44:9, 1993-2008, 2006. 

S.D. Rajan, A.D. Belegundu, A. Damle and D. Lau, “Two-level Parallelization for Finite-Element Based Design Optimization via Case Studies”, Optimization and Engineering Journal, DOI 10.1007/s11081-007-9007-1, 2007.

S. D. Rajan, K. Krishnan and A. D. Belegundu, “A General Optimization Methodology for Ballistic Panel Design”, International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 1-5, 2008.

K. Krishnan, S. Sockalingam, S. Bansal and S. D. Rajan, “Numerical Simulation of Ceramic Composite Armor Subjected to Ballistic Impact”, Composites Part B, 41, 583-593, 2010.