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Satish Boregowda

Engineering Scientist

My research interests include thermal-fluid sciences, CFD, FEA, robust design, reliability and quality analysis, data mining, and actuarial engineering.


Continuing Lecturer  
School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, August 2013 to Present, West Lafayette, Indiana United States
Development of computational models to investigate complexity and risk in the design and operation of engineering systems using tools from thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, probability, and engineering optimization.

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

Assistant Professor and Lecturer of Quantitative Methods  
School of Technology / Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, August 2006 to August 2010, West Lafayette, Indiana United States
Taught courses in the areas of mechanical engineering technology and management science - heat power, fluid mechanics, mechanical measurements, technology management, human factors engineering, business statistics, marketing research, international marketing, 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 Data and Information)
Testing and evaluation of large-scale data processing software applications for financial data modeling and analysis.

Systems Engineer  
HumanCentric Technologies, Inc., August 2000 to June 2001, Cary, North Carolina United States
(Design Process)
Design and analysis of user-interface for automotive and information products.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate  
NASA Langley Research Center, January 1999 to July 2000, Hampton, Virginia United States
(Space Systems)
Assessment of human-machine interactions in the design of aerospace environmental control systems for human space flight program.

Graduate Research Assistant  
NASA Langley Research Center, May 1991 to December 1998, Hampton, Virginia United States
(Space Systems)
Investigation of complexity in human physiological stress responses in aerospace enclosures using a combination of computational and experimental techniques.


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

Old Dominion University  
Master Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, May, 1991 to Dec, 1993

National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore  
Bachelor Of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Aug, 1985 to May, 1990


Robert W. Fox Outstanding Instructor Award, 2018