Satchit Ramnath

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Ramnath is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Before joining the department, he worked as a Research Specialist in the Simulation Innovation and Modeling Center (SIMCenter) for seven years at The Ohio State University. His research interests include computer‐aided engineering, structural optimization, data-driven design, AI/Knowledge‐based systems to support product design, machine learning with applications in product design, automotive design, and engineering education.


  • 2023 – Present     Assistant Professor, Clemson University
  • 2016 – 2023           Research Specialist, The Ohio State University
  • 2014 – 2016           Graduate Research Assistant, Arizona State University
  • 2011 – 2014           Senior Design Engineer, Infosys Technologies (Airbus A350 Program)


  • The Ohio State University (Ph.D.)
  • Arizona State University (M.S.)
  • JNTU Hyderabad, India (BTech.)

Research Interests

  • Computer-aided Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Structural/Design Optimization
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Data-Driven Design
  • AI/Knowledge‐based systems to support product design

Courses Taught

  • ME 4010 – Mechanical Engineering Design (Fall 2023)
  • ME 4010 – Mechanical Engineering Design (Spring 2024)