Dr Sunil Chandrakant Joshi
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering
Dr. Sunil C. Joshi received his doctorate in 1999 at Monash University, (Clayton), Australia, for his work on advanced composites manufacturing processes. Prior to that, he had obtained M. Tech. in Aeronautical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, (Bombay), Mumbai, and worked as a Scientist at the National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India, from 1988 to 1994. After his Ph.D., Dr. Sunil joined Nanyang Technological University Singapore, in 2000, as a faculty in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His teaching encompasses aerospace materials, structures and manufacturing. Prof Sunil has worked on several R & D projects funded by external agencies and industries. He was the team leader responsible for designing and developing thermal controls for XSAT, Singapore's first fully designed and built micro-satellite. XSAT was launched succdessfully in 2011, and has since completed its intended mission. Dr. Sunil has more than 200 research publications (journals, conferences, books, patent) to his credit, and he often gets invited as reviewer by international journals and conferences. Besides teaching and research, Dr. Sunil has been holding concurrent School Management positions. He was the Assistant Chair (Graduate Studies) from 2014 to 2017, and, the Associate Chair (Academic) from 2017 to 2020. He had chaired the School Accreditation Committee twice, in 2011 and 2016, which worked towards preparing for the full accreditation of the B.Eng. (Aerospace Eng) programme under the Washington Accord.
His R & D work on Aerogel Composites had received quite a limelight. For its news coverage, may see the Media Report
Last updated on Sep 2016
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