Principal Investigator

Shiv Joshi
Nextgen Aeronautics Inc

Ph.D. AE, Purdue University; MS/BS AE, Indian Institute of Technology 

Dr. Joshi joined NextGen in 2002 as a founding partner. He was chief engineer on morphing aircraft structures and
PI on cognitive UAV. He was a tenured professor in the AE Departments at the University of Texas at Arlington and
University of Arizona before that. His primary research interests were in multifunctional materials and structures.
Dr. Joshi is an Associate Fellow of AIAA and he received the ASME Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 for his
sustained work in smart materials and structures technologies. He is currently the chairperson of ASME NDE,
Prognosis, and Diagnosis (NDPD) division.

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