Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Bid & Proposal, Negotiations, Project Management, Contract Management, International Business Development, International Cooperation, Multi-disciplinary Collaboration, Space Policy, [outer] Space Architecture & Design, Teaching, Writing, Public Speaking.

Keynotes

  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Life in Zero-Gravity
  • Moon-Mars Exploration
  • Indian Space Odyssey
  • Space Architecture + Design
  • City As A Spaceship (CAAS)
  • International Cooperation
  • Transdisciplinary Thinking
  • Climate Ambassadorship
  • Antarctica Anonymous
  • Transforming Ideas into Reality
  • Reimagining the Possible
  • Umbilical to the Stars

education

2010 PhD, Aerospace Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

2006 Licentiate in Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden

1997 MSS, Space Studies, International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France

1996 MDes, Industrial Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India

1993 BE, Electrical Engineering, L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad, India

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2017-present Antarctic Biennale Vision Club (ABVC)

2016-2019 Global Future Council on Space Technologies, World Economic Forum (WEF)

2007-2012 International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

1998-2014 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)