R. C. Mehta

Noorul Islam University

R. C. Mehta received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He was former Head of Aerodynamics Division of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre/Indian Space Research Organization. His research interests include CFD, Propulsion, MPD, Inverse heat conduction problem, Aerodynamics of reentry capsules, Depressurization system for launch vehicles and spacecraft. He has served as Senior Fellow in School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore during 2008 - 2009. He has published over 125 papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals. He co-authored of two books and author of five chapters. He has recipient of the Life Time Achievement award from the Flow Physics Society of India. He is a senior member of AIAA. He is presently dean and professor in Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Technology, Noorul Islam Centre for Higher Education, Kumaracoil, India.

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