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September 12-16, 2011
Prakhar Mehrotra is currently a Ph.D. student in Aeronautics at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT). His research is focused on understanding combustion and mixing in high-speed (supersonic) flows. He completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India in 2007. He completed his Masters in Aeronautics in 2008 from Caltech. He was selected for "Thales Academia Fellowship" by the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs to pursue a specialty Masters in Fluid Mechanics at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris. After completion of his Ph.D., Prakhar plans to pursue systems engineering in the space exploration industry. Eventually, Prakhar hopes to venture into strategy and business development functions of aerospace industry.