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Aerospace engineer

Sushil Kumar Saxena, Indian aerospace engineer. Achievements include development of state-of-the-art Reynolds Averaged Narier-Stokes (RANS) technology with application to complex aerospace configurations; research in computational fluid dynamics; research in computational hypersonics; research in paralle computing. Grantee, Aeronautical Research and Development Board, India, Aeronautical Development Agency.

Background

Saxena, Sushil Kumar was born on February 14, 1946 in Gwalior, MadhyaPrad, India. Son of Kunwar Lal and Savitry Devi Saxena.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Vikram University, India, 1967. Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1987.

Career

Aerodynamics engineer Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, Trivandrum, India, 1973-1991. Deputy director National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, since 1991. Visiting faculty Center Excellence Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1997—1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of state-of-the-art Reynolds Averaged Narier-Stokes (RANS) technology with application to complex aerospace configurations. Research in computational fluid dynamics. Research in computational hypersonics.

    Research in paralle computing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: conference proceedings.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (member thermophysics technical committee since 2001), Aeronautical Society India (member executive committee comutational fluid dynamics division since 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, listening to music, swimming, sports, nature.

Connections

Married Anita Saxena, November 28, 1975. Children: Vikram, Vikrant.

father:
Kunwar Lal

mother:
Savitry Devi Saxena

spouse:
Anita Saxena

child:
Vikram Saxena

child:
Vikrant Saxena