Mr. Meleveetil DamodaranAdvisors
Prof. Rajkumar Pant has Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering. His areas of expertise include Aircraft Conceptual Design, Lighter-Than-Air systems, Air Transportation and Optimization. He has been a member of faculty of Aerospace Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, since December 1989. Prof Pant is an alumnus of College of Aeronautics, Cranfield University, UK, where he earned his Ph.D. under Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme, IIT Madras, where he did his Masters in Aeronautical Engineering and PEC Chandigarh, where he underwent his undergraduate studies in Aeronautical Engineering.
In 2002, Prof Pant set up a Lighter-Than-Air (LTA) systems laboratory at IIT Bombay, which has undertaken several R&D and Consultancy projects related to design, development and demonstration of LTA systems. He has published and presented – 220 scientific papers, of which 170 are in international journals and conferences. He has also visited several top ranking institutes and universities all over the world – He has been a visiting faculty at Department of Aerospace & Ocean Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Cambridge University and Imperial College in London, to name a few. He is the only person who has designed and published detailed courses on LTA systems for students across the globe
Mr. Meleveetil Damodaran
Trusted advisor to the Government and Corporate sector Indian Administrative Services since 1971 Important positions Central Govt. of India Ex-Chairman of SEBI, Ex-Chairman of UTI Board Member of Large Indian corporates.