"The expert in anything was once a beginner."

    Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineer


    Click to view / download Naveen's Curriculum Vitae (C.V.).


    "Knowledge is not skill. Knowledge plus ten thousand times is skill. Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation." ~ SHINICHI SUZUKI

    Mechanical Engineering

    Undergraduate (2007-2011)

    Aerospace Structures

    Graduate (2011-2015)

    Computer Aided Design

    Professional Diploma (2008-2010)

    Statistics and Applied Probability

    Self taught


    “School prepares you for the real world...” ~ JIM BENTON

    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    Powai, Mumbai

    Master’s Degree Aerospace Engineering 2012 – 2015



    M.Tech. in Aerospace Structures.

    Credits completed: 62



    Effect of Damage on Composite Helicopter Rotor Blades, Aug 2012 – Oct 2012

    - Under the guidance of Dr. P. J. Guruprasad.
    - Two important issues addressed; (1) damage in a composite helicopter rotor blade; and (2) modelling and analysis of the damaged rotor blade.


    Major Courses

    • Quadrotor Design, Fabrication and Flying Workshop
    • Advanced Topics in Aerospace Structures (AE 604)
    • Continuum Mechancis (AE 639)
    • Fiber Reinforced Composites (AE 673)
    • Elastic Analysis of Plates and Laminates (AE 676)
    • Introduction to Flight (AE 705)
    • Aerospace Structures (AE 709)
    • Aircraft Design (AE 714)
    • Structural Dynamics (AE 715)
    • Finite Element Methods (CE 620)


    • PG Convenor (Krittika - Astronomy Club of IIT Bombay) for 2013-14

    • Won the bronze medal in volleyball representing the department of Aerospace Engineering at the PG Sports, 2012-13.

    BMS College of Engineering

    Basavanagudi, Bengaluru

    Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering 2007 – 2011

    First Class



    Production and Evaluation of Properties of Al-Activated Carbon & Al-Mica Metal Matrix Composites, January 2011 – June 2011

    - Final semester project under the guidance of Dr. K. Radhakrishna.
    - Production of MMC’s, evaluation of properties, collect data and make a comparative study.


    Major Courses

    • Material Science & Metallurgy (06ME32A,L37A)
    • Basic & Applied Thermodynamics (06ME33,43)
    • Mechanics of Materials (06ME34)
    • Manufacturing Process (06ME35,45,73)
    • Mechanical Measurements & Metrology (06ME42B,L47B)
    • Theory of Machines (06ME44,53)
    • Fluid Mechanics (06ME46B,L57)
    • Management & Entrepreneurship (06AL51)
    • Design of Machine Elements (06ME52,61,L78)
    • Energy Engineering (06ME54)
    • Turbo Machines (06ME55,L58)
    • Engineering Economics (06ME56)
    • Mechanical Vibration (06ME62)
    • Modeling & Finite Element Analysis (06ME63,L67)
    • Mechatronics & Microprocessors (06ME64)
    • Heat & Mass Transfer (06ME65,L68)
    • Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity (06ME661,752)
    • Control Engineering (06ME71)
    • Computer Aided Manufacturing & Automation (06ME72,L77)
    • Operations Research (06ME74)
    • Internal Combustion Engines (06ME763)
    • Industrial Management (06ME81)
    • Hydraulics & Pneumatics (06ME82)
    • Tribology (06ME831)
    • Automotive Engineering (06ME844)


    • Co-Founder of BMSCE "CoN-G" TV

    • Part of the event organizing team for ENTWIRFT '2010 - annual Mechanical Engineering Association (MEA) Fest at BMSCE.

    CADD Centre

    Jayanagar, Bengaluru

    Professional Diploma in Design 2008 - 2011


    Computer Aided Engineering Design

     - Solid Edge

     - AutoCAD

     - Pro/Engineer

     - ANSYS

     - CATIA

    National Public School

    Rajajinagar, Bengaluru

    High School Graduated in 2007



    • Measurements of Small Lengths using Diffraction Pattern, June 2006 – March 2007
       - To use a diffraction pattern to measure the pitch (spacing) of the data tracks on CDs.
       - 12th grade Physics Project.
    • Analysis of Milk and Milk Products, June 2006 – March 2007
       - Under the guidance of Mrs. Chandrika Muralidhar.
       - To analyze a sample of milk for nutrients and adulterants.
       - 12th grade Chemistry Project.
    • Extraction of DNA, June 2006 – March 2007
       - Under the guidance of Mrs. Lakshmi Murthy.
       - To extract DNA from an onion, yeast and a banana.
       - 12th grade Biology Project.
    • Total Internal Reflection, June 2003 – October 2003
       - 9th grade Physics Project for the Rotary Club Exhibition.

    "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work." ~ ARISTOTLE

    Advanced Materials Processing Laboratory

    Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

    Research Assistant

    Jul 2011 - Apr 2012


    - Department of Aerospace Engineering

    - Under the guidance of Dr. S. Gururaja

    - Studying the effects of machining on Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics (CFRPs)

    Gas Turbine Research Establishment

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Bengaluru

    Summer Intern

    Jul 2010 - Aug 2010


    - Vibration Engineering Group (VEG)

    - Optimization of the shape of a turbine blade in the GTX-35VS Kaveri Engine.


    G D Naidu Automotive Institute



    Jan 2010 - Jan 2010


    Automobile Servicing & Maintenance Technology

    - Received hands-on experience in dismantling and assembly of various auto parts – Electrical and electronics, interior, powertrain and chassis.

    Indian Predictions League



    1998 - current


    Floated own cricket prediction league in 2010 – Mechanical Prediction League (MPL) – as part of BMSCE CoN-G TV Team, currently running under the name of Indian Predictions League (IPL) on facebook.com.


    Featured in the Times of India (Bangalore edition), on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.


    Click to go to Indian Predictions League's Facebook page.


    "The Naveen is back."

    Honours & Awards

    General Intelligence Quotient (IQ) of 149, certified by iqtest.com on the 28th of March, 2013.


    • GATE 2011 (Mechanical Engineering)

    - 98.9th percentile, score of 613

    - All India Rank of 888

    - Received the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India Scholarship of ₹8000 per month from 2011-2013.


    • NTSE Scholar (National Talent Search Examination), DCERT, 2004-05
    - Ranked 22nd in Karnataka State

    - Received the Government of Karnataka Scholarship of ₹2000 annually from 2005-2007.


    Excelled regularly with distinction in the annual International Assessment for Indian Schools conducted by the University of New South Wales, Australia during the period of 1998-2006. Received High Distinction in Mathematics in 2004 and 2006, for achieving 100th percentile in Karnataka State.


    • NCC 'A' certificate as part of 9th Karnataka Battalion, 2003-04 batch


    • Web Designing, 2004-05

    - Won the inter-school web-designing competition held at Anveshan 2004, MES Kishore Kendra, Bangalore.


    Successfully completed the Mumbai leg of Tour de India two years in succession – 2012 and 2013. NSCI (National Sports Club of India) -- Worli Sea Face –> Bandra-Worli Sea Link –> NSCI; 23 km in 48 minutes.


    Excelled in Track & Field (100m, 200m, 4X100m, long jump, high jump) regularly at the School & University level.

    Won the best entry in the respective age group for 4 years in the Annual All India Camlin Colour Contest 1993, 1994, 1997 & 1998.

    Personality & Interests


    • MBTI: INFJ-T
    • Enneagram: 6w5 sp
    • Leo (Sun), Aries (Moon) & Virgo (Rising)


    • Track & Field, Cricket and Football
    • Pencil Sketching & Shading
    • Photography, Traveling & Long Drives
    • Creative Writing & Blogging
    • The Science of Deduction & Cryptology
    • Web & Graphic Designing


    • English U.K. (Full professional proficiency)
    • Konkani (Native or bilingual proficiency)
    • Hindi (Professional working proficiency)
    • Kannada (Professional working proficiency)


    • Bengaluru
    • Hassan
    • Mangaluru
    • Mumbai
    • New Delhi


    • Preservation and Conservation of Environment and Natural Resources
    • Gender and Racial Equality (equal opportunities and pay scale)
    • Education
    • Animal Welfare

    "A simple hello could lead to a million things."

    Mangaluru, India


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