Rakesh joined SRUCTeam from the NCC (Nanotechnology Centre for Composites) in Russia where he spent close to 4 years as Head of Technology, he was involved in many core activities on technology setup and execution towards mass production. During tenure with NCC, he was recognized for his expertise in composite science with proven record of serving various key industrial projects for the clients / OEM’s active in the wind energy, automotive, marine and civil application.
He spent almost 4 years at Suzlon Energy Limited in India as an Assistant Manager in R&D and deputation at Hengelo, Netherlands for 6 months. During tenure with Suzlon he was mainly involved in Materials and Process technology and headed various projects developing manufacturing processes and introducing novel materials to the product portfolio.
Prior to Suzlon he was involved in the academic research as a Senior Research Fellow and dealt with projects for development of high temperature composite application.
He has a PhD in Materials science and was originally a research fellow with the Department of Materials Science, Sardar Patel University, India, during his Ph.D. he developed various carbon fibres, matrices, nanomaterials, nanocomposites, c/c composites and many more.