Satya Sridevi Pogaru

India Patent Agent, MS (Mechanical Engineering)


Tel: +91 8735977157


Satya Sridevi Pogaru is a registered Indian Patent Agent (IN/PA 3204) and has vast experience in patent prosecution.

Work Experience

May 2017 - Mar 2019

Gujarat Council of Science and Technology (GUJCOST), India

Women Scientist (WOSc) Scholar

Scheme sponsored by DST and TIFAC, PFC New Delhi
IPR training at GUJCOST, PIC and IPFC division
Skill set in patent search, drafting, filing, TM filing, Design filing, GI filing.

Jan 2017 to May 2017

Mahindra and Mahindra


Subject Matter Expert, e-module development, Engineering Optimization (SME)
Training Material Design (in Optimization) for Vehicle Design Team

Jun 2014 to Apr 2015

Gujarat Energy Research Management Institute

Energy Research Consultant

Energy modeling, analysis and studies
UGVCL Smart-grid initiative
CES initiated Energy storage evaluation project
Wind Power and Energy Forecasting for Gujarat (Short term and long term)
Advisory assistance to PDPU MTech students and GERMI summer interns

Aug 2009 to Dec 2013

Georgia Institute of Technology

Aircraft Safety Analysis Sponsored by NASA
Create safety - design – technology tradeoff space and perform the tradeoff Identifying the hazards and develop and quantify the safety oriented metrics for new aircraft configurations
Combined qualitative and quantitative risk assessment for each hazard identified
Propagating the safety metrics to the operational environment with NextGen operating procedures to create the quantitative safety assessment environment
Manufacturing Influenced Design: Sponsored by Boeing
Multidisciplinary research focused on integrating manufacturing criterion into the early phases of the design through IPPD methodology
Developed tools for trading off design, cost, manufacturing at the preliminary stage
Analyzed sheet metal traditional manufacturing vs. machining for F86 wing using activity based costing methods. Composite materials were studied at the conceptual level for manufacturing costs
Smart Grid Challenge: Sponsored by GE-Energy
Multidisciplinary research focused on efficiently implementing Smart Grid technologies to flatten the peak demand while making it a feasible business case
Developed MATLAB tool for Residential Demand Response
Efficient interaction with multidisciplinary team composed of Power systems, Communication System design as team members
Analyzed Smart Grid system for peak reduction by integrating multidisciplinary criterion
Won GE challenge academic award for the project

Feb 2007 to Sep 2008

GE-Aviation, ETCoE, Bangalore, India


Geometry Tools GE customized
Designed, developed and enhanced airfoil geometry creation, manipulation, interrogation tools
Integrated multi utility tools to reduce the design cycle time
Reduced defects and lead time for the blade design by integrating geometry verification tool in the blade creation tool (Six Sigma-Green Belt project)
Implemented computational geometry methods for methods improvement at GE Aircraft Engines
Tools were implemented on various components of GE engines (GE 90 115B, GE NX) to analyze the component accuracy and goodness of geometry.
GE- Energy became a client to the tools for analyzing wind turbine blades

Jan 2016 to Dec 2016

IIT Gandhinagar

Adjunct Faculty

Organized, planned and taught Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (ME 322), Integrated Design and Manufacturing 2 (ME 491), Mechanics of Deformable Bodies (ME 321).
Extensive use of MATLAB / Excel solver / associated programming methods were taught and used for solving tutorials, student assignments, and projects.
Volunteered on Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) project investigation during the first few months.

Jul 2012 to Dec 2012

IIT Gandhinagar

Adjunct Faculty

Organized, planned and taught the course Machine Design (ME 401)
Held the laboratory sessions, planned laboratory projects and engaged students with home and lab assignments

Oct 2003 to Dec 2004

Regency Institute of Technology and GITAM College of Engineering

Assistant Professor

Taught various undergraduate and graduate courses on CAD, CAM, Strength of Materials, Computer Graphics, Engineering Drawing with hands on class projects


Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
MS (Aerospace Engineering)

Andhra University, India
ME (Mechanical Engineering - CAD/CAM)

Andhra University, India
BE (Mechanical Engineering)

External Publications

Jitin KT, D Darbar, N Gaikwad, S Pogaru, S M Agrawat, “Challenges and Issues in Renewable Energy Forecasting”, GETS 2015, Clean and Green Energy: The New Normal, NTPC Power Management Institute, Noida, Delhi 2015

Souvnik Roy, Satya S Pogaru, T. Harinarayana, Omkar Jani, “Role of Demand Response for Consumers in Indian Electricity Market”, 5th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress, International Conference and Exhibition, Delhi, 21-23 August 2014.

Pogaru, S., Miller, M., Duncan, S., Mavris, D., "Investigating the Impacts of Modeling Variables - A Case Study with Smart Grid Demand Response," Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER'13), March 2013.

Michael Miller, Satya Pogaru and Dimitri Mavris, “Smart Grid: Constructing a System of Systems Model Using Both Qualitative and Quantitative Assessments”, CSD&M, Paris, France, December 2012

Johanna M. Ceisel, Philipp Witte, Tim Car, Satya Pogaru, Dimitri N. Mavris, “A Non-Weight Based, Manufacturing Influenced Design (MInD) Methodology for Preliminary Design,” 28th Congress, ICAS, Brisbane, Australia, September 2012

Satya S Pogaru, “Smart Grid: Systems of Systems Model Development”, Women Engineers Leading Global Innovation, Society for Women Engineers Indo-US Symposium, August 29-31 Bangalore, 2012