Contact

Pranav Nagarajan
M.Sc.
Institute of Flight System Dynamics
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
85748 Garching bei München
Germany
Room:MW3601 (floor plan)
Phone:+49 89 289 16077
Fax:+49 89 289 16058
E-mail:pranav.nagarajan@tum.de

Research Interests

  • Safety and certification aspects of aircraft in the Part-23 / UAS / UAM categories
  • Run Time Assurance
  • Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA)
  • Development of safety-critical system architectures

Teaching Activities

  • Safety and Certification of Avionics and Flight Control Systems - Lecture Co-Supervisor (Winter Semester)
  • Components of Flight Control Systems - 1 session (Summer Semester)
  • Flight Control Systems Lab - 1 session (Summer Semester)

Industry Participation

  • Representative of the Institute of Flight System Dynamics on standardization bodies to develop consensus standards:
    • ASTM International
      • F38 (Committee on UAS)
      • F44 (Committee on General Aviation)
    • EUROCAE
      • WG-63 (SG-1, joint committee with SAE S-18)
      • WG-105 (SG-13, SG-41)
      • WG-112
      • WG-117 (SG1, Secretary, joint committee with RTCA SC-240)

Publications

  1. Nagarajan, P., Maly, M., Jaisle, J., Gesting, P., Steffensen, R., Wechner, M., Gierszewski, D., Krammer, C., and Holzapfel, F., "Taking Autonomy Out-of-the-Loop – Proposal of a Novel Methodology for the Development and Automated Operation of UAS in Integrated Airspace," The 2020 IEEE/AIAA 39th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), San Antonio, TX, USA, 2020. (Best Paper of Session)
  2. Dmitriev, K., Zafar, S.A., Schmiechen, K., Lai, Y., Saleab, M., Nagarajan, P., Dollinger, D., Hochstrasser, M., Myschik, S. and Holzapfel, F., "A Lean and Highly-automated Model-Based Software Development Process Based on DO-178C/DO-331," The 2020 IEEE/AIAA 39th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), San Antonio, TX, USA, 2020. (Best Paper of Track and Session)