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Satish Boregowda

Engineering Scientist

My research interests include application of quality and reliability engineering methods in the design and assessment of thermo-mechanical systems.


Senior Lecturer  
Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering, June 2019 to Present, West Lafayette, Indiana United States
My current teaching and research interests are in the application of novel quality and reliability engineering methods in the design and assessment of thermo-mechanical systems. Some of these include energy systems, biomedical devices, and related industrial products.

Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering, August 2013 to June 2019, West Lafayette, Indiana United States
Conducted research and teaching activities in the areas of thermodynamics, power engineering, engineering design, biothermal-fluid sciences, statistical techniques in product design, and multi-physics modeling.

Senior R&D Quality Engineer  
Sandia National Laboratories, August 2010 to August 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
(Defense Engineering)
Quality engineering analysis, reliability testing, evaluation, and qualification of energetic components, systems, materials, and higher assemblies.

Assistant Professor of MET and Lecturer of Quantitative Methods  
Purdue University College of Technology and Krannert School of Management, August 2006 to August 2010, West Lafayette, Indiana United States
Conducted teaching and research activities in the areas of thermal-fluid sciences, mechanical measurements, human factors engineering, technology management, statistics, and data mining.

Senior Quality Engineer  
Center for Research in Security Prices, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, June 2001 to August 2006, Chicago, Illinois United States
(Financial Analysis)
Evaluation, testing, and qualification of large-scale financial data processing libraries written in Fortran/C/C++/SAS programming languages.

Human Factors Engineer  
HumanCentric Technologies, Inc., August 2000 to June 2001, Cary, North Carolina United States
User-interface testing and evaluation of mechanical components and software systems for auto industries.

NASA Post-Doctoral Research Associate  
NASA Langley Research Center, January 1999 to July 2000, Hampton, Virginia United States
(Space Systems)
Development of computational models of human physiological behavior for designing user-centered displays for human space flight program.

NASA Graduate Research Assistant  
NASA Langley Research Center and Old Dominion University, August 1991 to December 1998, Hampton, Virginia United States
(Space Systems)
Conducted numerous research activities to support human space flight program in the areas of biothermal-fluid sciences, human physiological modeling, validation and verification for human engineering experiments, uncertainty quantification, and computational modeling.


Old Dominion University  
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 1994 to Dec, 1998


Robert W. Fox Outstanding Teaching Award, 2018
Purdue University School of Mechanical Engineering.

Bravo Award for Achieving Organizational Excellence, 2017
Purdue University, College of Engineering.