Prasad Yarlagadda

Prasad Yarlagadda

Department of Science and Engineering
Queensland University of Technology


Prof. Prasad Yarlagadda worked in industry and university over 30 years in number of countries.  He is currently Professor in Smart Systems and Project Director: Airports of the Future Research in Queensland University of Technology, Australia.  He had number of distinguished appointments in various universities in India, China and Australia.  He received more than $12M funding for his research for various national and international collaborators and he published more than 425 papers with number of key note speeches delivered across the world. In 2012 he received a Prestigious Great Honour Award for his outstanding and life time contribution to the discipline of manufacturing in world Arena from Materials Division of Polish Academy of Sciences.  In 2016 Professor Yarlagadda was awarded Order of Australia Medal and included in Queens Birthday Honours list in recognition of his outstanding service to Engineering Profession and Indian Community in Queensland, Australia.  He is Editor in Chief of Journal of Engineering Technology, Deputy Editor-in-chief, and International journal of Achievements in Materials and manufacturing Engineering, International journal of   Achieves of Materials Science and Engineering, and also editorial board member of 18 ISI listed Journals.  Prof. Prasad had number of community leadership roles as President, Federation of Indian Communities of Queensland Inc., President, The India Australia Society Incl. President, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, (Chapter-209). USA, Chair Person, GOPIO International Science and Technology council are among other leadership positions during past decade.

Research interest:

Tissue Engineering in Orthopaedics; Injury Prevention and Trauma Management; Fracture Fixation