Research Interests and Activity:
CAD/CAE, Vehicle Dynamics, Crashworthiness and Transportation System Design
Mathematical modeling of automobile suspension systems for active safety
Design of wheel bearing system


  1. Ghosh, S., Deb, A., Mahala, M., Tanbakuchi, M. et al., “Active Yaw Control of a Vehicle using a Fuzzy Logic Algorithm,” SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-0229, 2012, doi:10.4271/2012-01-0229
  2. A. Deb, M. Mahala and N.K. Gupta, “A hybrid methodology for the design of wheel bearings under extreme road loads“, The Russian-Indian Workshop on Topical Problems of Solid and Fluid Mechanics, Advanced Problems in Mechanics, Repino, Russia, July2011
  3. Mahala, M. and Deb, A., “An Efficient Hybrid Approach for Design of Automotive Wheel Bearings,” SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0091, 2011, doi:10.4271/2011-01-0091.
  4. Manoj K. Mahala and Anindya Deb, “Development of Transmission Specifications for an Electric Vehicle“, International Conference on Research into Design, Jan-2011, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  5. Manoj K. Mahala, Prasanna Gadkari and Anindya Deb, Mathematical Models for Designing Vehicles for Ride Comfort, International Conference on Research into Design, Jan-2009, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Important Links:

  1. Book: Essential Concept of Bearing Technology by Tedric A. Harris (CRC Press)
  2. Book: Tyre and Vehicle Dynamics by Hans B. Pacejka (Elsevier)
  3. Book: Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics by Thomus D. Gillespie (SAE)
  4. Notes: Vehicle Dynamics by Prof. Dr. Georg Rill
  5. Book: Vehicle Stability by Dean Karnop (Marcel Dekker)