Faculty Profile

Dr. Marehalli Prasad

Room: Carnegie 203
Phone: 201.216.5571
Fax: 201.216.8315
Email: mprasad@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
Program:  Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, Indiana, 1980
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1974 B.E.
  • Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, 1971
General Information
Board Certified Member of Institute of Noise Control Engineering (USA). This membership is granted after successful completion of a fundamental and a professional examination in noise, acoustics and vibration.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, Purdue University, 1977 - 80
  • Graduate Instructor, Department of Engineering Graphics, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1978 - 80
  • Aeronautical Engineer, Helicopter Design Bureau, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Bangalore, India, 1974 - 77
  • Research Scholar, Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1972 - 74
  • Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India, 1971 – 72
Institutional Service
  • Member of Faculty Council 
  • Member of Academic Planning and Resources Committee
  • Member of Non-Academic Disciplinary Appeals Committee
Professional Service

Professional Development Activities & Services :

  • Acoustical Society of America
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Education 
  • Faculty Workshops (organized by the School of Engineering)
  • Project-Based Learning, Faculty Workshop, March 2002
  • Workshop on ABET EC2000, November 2001
  • Multidisciplinary Design, Faculty Workshop, by David Ollis, October, 2001
  • Effective Teaching: A Workshop, by Richard M. Felder, August 1997
Consulting Service
  • Consulted for several Industrial and Environmental Noise Control Projects
  • Consultant for United Nations Industrial Development Organization, 1989
  • Consultant for Daewoo Corporation, Seoul, Korea 1994
  • Consultant for Newark Airport Authority Commission 1994
  • Consultant for Pioneer Industries, Carlstadt, New Jersey 1996
Honors & Awards
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008
  • Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, 2006
  • Faculty Award  by the Office of Student Life, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2003
  • Acoustical Paper Award by Nelson Industries, Wisconsin, 1984.
  • Advisor and coauthor of a student paper award by International Institute of Noise Control Engineering, USA, 1989.
  • Some of the research results in the area of Duct Acoustics has been included in books by other authors (‘Duct Acoustics’ by Munjal published by Wiley, 1987 and ‘Noise Control’ by C.E. Wilson published by Harper and Row, 1988).
Professional Societies
  • Board Certified Member of Institute of Noise Control Engineering, USA
  • Acoustical Society of America
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Education
Selected Publications
  1. K. Kumar, O. Sul, S. Strauf, D.S. Choi, F. Fisher, M.G. Prasad, and E-H. Yang. (Jul 2011). "A Study on Carbon-Nanotube Local Oxidation Lithography Using an Atomic Force Microscope", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 10 (4), 849-854.
  1. Marehalli G. Prasad and S. Koretas. (Jun 2006). "A Portable Device to Illustrate Two Methods of Vibration Reduction namely Tuned Dynamic Absorber and Isolation Mounting", 151st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, Rhode Island.
  2. M. G. Prasad. (1998). "Invited paper on Integrating Acoustics into Mechanical Engineering Program", Acoustical Society of America meeting at Ohio State University.
  1. Marehalli G. Prasad, B. Rajavel. (2009). "Invited paper on “Muffler Systems for Aircraft Noise Control", International Seminar on Aerospace perspectives, AERO-INDIA.
  2. Marehalli G. Prasad, V.Challa, Y.Shi and F. Fisher. (2008). "A Vibration Energy Harvesting Device with Bi-directional Resonance Frequency Tunability", Smart Materials and Structures.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Marehalli G. Prasad, S. Rajaram and B. Rajavel. (Oct 2008). "Enhancement of Engineering Education to meet Global Development", Mid-Atlantic Conference, American Society of Engineering Education.
  2. Marehalli G. Prasad, V. Challa, Y. Shi and F.Fisher. (Nov 2007). "A wide frequency range tunable vibration energy harvesting device using magnetically induced stiffness", Technical Publication IMECE 2007-41985, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle.
  3. Marehalli G. Prasad. (Apr 2005). "Approaches to Innovative Teaching in engineering Classroom", Proceeding of ASEE Mid-Atlantic conference on Engineering Education, Farleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey.
  4. Marehalli G. Prasad. (Apr 2004). "Enhancement of Learning in Classroom using Models and Toys", Proc. of ASEE Mid-Atlantic conference on Engineering Education, Raritan Valley Community College, NJ.
  5. M. G. Prasad. (2002). "Acoustical characterization of One-Port Sources", IUTAM Symposium on Designing for Quietness, Bangalore, India. Kluwer Academic Publishers.