Madhu Vadali


Madhu Vadali

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering
(Jointly with Mechanical Engineering)

  • BE: Osmania University (MJCET), 2008
  • MS: University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2010
  • PhD: University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2013

Email: madhu.vadali -AT-

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Office: 5/357
VOIP: 2534

  • Selected Publications

    1. Tianheng Feng, Madhu Vadali,. Zheren Ma, Dongmei Chen, and Jason Dykstra; 2017, “A Finite Element Method with Full Bit-Force Modeling to Analyze Drillstring Vibration,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control 139(9), 091016, 10 pages, paper No: DS-16-1508; doi:
    2. Pfefferkorn, F.E., N.A. Duffie, X. Li, M. Vadali, C. Ma, 2013, “Improving surface finish in pulsed laser micro polishing using thermocapillary flow,” CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Volume 62, Issue 1, 2013, Pages 203–206, DOI:
    3. Vadali, M., C. Ma, N.A. Duffie, X. Li, F.E. Pfefferkorn, 2013, “Effects of Pulse Duration on Laser Micro Polishing,” ASME Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing (J. Micro NanoManuf. 1(1)), 011006 (Mar 25, 2013) (9 pages); Paper No: JMNM-12-1064; doi:
    4. Vadali, M., Ma, C., Duffie, N. A., Li, X., and Pfefferkorn, F. E., 2012, "Pulsed Laser Micro Polishing: Surface Prediction Model," SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 14(3), pp. 307-315, 08/2012; DOI:
    5. Madhu Vadali,. Yuzhen Xue, Xingyong Song, Jason Dykstra, 2015, “Control of Rotary Steerable Toolface in Directional Drilling”, ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, Paper No. DSCC2015-9857, Oct 28-30, Columbus, OH, USA, doi: 10.1115/DSCC2015-9857.

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Dec 2017 - present)
    • Principal R&D Engineer, Halliburton Global R&D (2016 - 2017)
    • Senior R&D Engineer, Halliburton Global R&D (2013 - 2016)