Arvind Gangoli Rao is an associate professor in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft. Dr. Gangoli Rao obtained his masters and PhD in aerospace engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He later worked at Technion, Israel as a post-doctoral researcher before joining TU Delft as an assistant professor in 2008.
Dr. Gangoli Rao is a specialist in aircraft propulsion and has worked on a variety of problems related to gas turbines and novel propulsion systems for aircraft, especially ones dealing with the usage of alternative energy sources. He has authored around 80 publications in various scientific journals and conferences. Dr. Gangoli Rao has been involved in several other EU projects and was also the coordinator of the EC funded AHEAD project and Dutch funded APPU project along with Safran, Airbus and Rotterdam Airport. He is the Dutch representative International Society of Air Breathing Engines (ISABE). He is also a member of the ACARE (Advisory Committee for Research and innovation in Europe) working group on Energy and Environment.
Dr. Gangoli Rao has been recently appointed as the Academic Portfolio Director for the theme “Future of Transportation” at the Delft Extension School.
Associate professor in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology
PhD, aerospace engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
MSc, aerospace engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.