Expertise: Aerospace Vehicle Design, Conceptual Design of Space Access System, Parametric Modeling, Multi-Disciplinary Understanding, Vehicle Sizing, Systems Engineering, Hypersonic Vehicles.
Currently seeking employment opportunities in growing commercial space industry.
Doctoral Candidate (B.S. to Ph.D.) – Aerospace Engineering GPA: 3.65 /4
University of Texas at Arlington , USA (2011 – 2017 August)
Research Focus: Sizing-Based Conceptual Design Modeling Of Vertical Takeoff Horizontal Landing Space Access System
(Case Studies: SNC DreamChaser, STS, Boeing X20 Dyna-Soar)
Supervising Professor: Dr. Bernd Chudoba, Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD) Lab.
“Assessment of the AVX Aircraft Company Patented Coaxial Rotor Dual Ducted Fan Concept,” Technical Report AVD 2014-03-25, Prepared by AVD Services LLC for the Strategy Department of a Leading Helicopter OEM, March 2014.
Loveneesh Rana & Bernd Chudoba, “Design Evolution and AHP-based Historiography of Lifting Reentry Vehicle Space Programs”, AIAA 2016-5319, SPACE 2016 Conferences and Exposition, Sept 13-16, 2016, Long Beach, CA.
Loveneesh Rana & Bernd Chudoba, “Sizing the Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar to Mission Utilizing the 1965 US Air Force Systems Command Space Planners Guide ”, AIAA 2014-4452, SPACE2014 Conferences and Exposition, Aug 4-7, 2014, San Diego, CA.
Mark Coley, Loveneesh Rana & Bernd Chudoba, “Assessing the Adaptability of the 1965 USAF Space Planners Guide Using a SpaceLiner-Type Hypersonic Point-to-Point Mission”, AIAA 2014-4412, SPACE2014 Conferences and Exposition, Aug 4-7, 2014, San Diego, CA.
Loveneesh Rana & Bernd Chudoba, “Parametric Sizing Boeing X-20 DynaSoar to Gain Program Architectural Understanding of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser”, AIAA SPACE 2017 (Under Preparation).
Loveneesh Rana, Mark D. Coley and Bernd Chudoba, “Comparison of the 1965 USAF Space Planners Guide with a Modern Sizing Tool Utilising Orbital and Sub-Orbital Mission Case Studies”, AIAA SPACE 2017 (Under Preparation).
Loveneesh Rana, Daniel Sackey and Tatiana Quercia, “How New Space Applications are Changing the Business Model of Space Industry?”, IAC 2017 (Under Preparation).
Chief Engineer, Grad. Design Project, “Reverse Engineering DLR SpaceLiner SL-7 using sizing technique”.
Trajectory Analysis Lead, Grad Design Project “Sizing Mission to Mars, Inspiration Mars”.
Conceptual Design Sizing of a Sounding Rocket for Missile Conceptual Design.
Control and Stability Lead, Undergrad Design Project, “Reverse Engineering P-51 Mustang” (Capstone Project).
Designing a non-linear controller (using MATLAB/SIMULINK) based on predictive control method for an air-breathing launch vehicle.
Winner: I Engage Mentoring Program, Office of Graduate Studies, May, 2014, UT Arlington.
Graduate School In-state Tuition Scholarship, MAE Department, September, 2014, UT Arlington.
Winner: I Engage Mentoring Program, Office of Graduate Studies, May, 2016, UT Arlington.
Bachelor of Technology – Applied Electronics and Instrumentation GPA: 3.7 /4
Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India (2006–2010)
Undergrad Final Project: Developed a dual surface “Persistence of Vision” display device employing 8-bit Atmega-32 microcontroller and addressable hierarchy latches.
Winner: “Technical Paper Presentation”, TechnoSky09, Inter College Technical Competition, Feb 2009, SIET, Gr. Noida, INDIA.
Certification: Short Course Certification in PLC and SCADA, IATP, Horizon Software Services, Aug, 2009, Noida, INDIA.
Certification: Robotics and Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Next Sapiens, 2008, Chandigarh, INDIA.
Research Assistant, Aerospace Systems Engineering Lab, University of Texas at Arlington, Jan 2012 – present.
Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Arlington, May 2012 – August 2012, Jan 2013 – May 2013.
Technical Support Executive, HCL Technologies for British Telecom broadband services, 2010-2011.
Dynamic Systems Modeling, Analytical Problem Solving, Quick Learner, Multi-Disciplinary Understanding, System Engineering Perspective, Logical Solution Assessment.
High-Speed Aircraft and Space Access Vehicle Design, Systems Engineering, Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems, Air Breathing Propulsions, Flight Performance and Stability, Nonlinear Control Analysis, Structural Dynamics, Engineering Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Gas Dynamics.
MS Access, Excel, Visio, BurnSim, JabRef, LaTex, RockSim.
MATLAB, Python, SmartPLS, VSP, ANSYS ADPL/Work Bench, NPSS, Mathematica.
SGAC (Space Generation Advisory Council): Student Member, Commercial Spaceflight Project Group, October 2016.
AIAA YP (Young Professionals) Committee: Member, December 2016.
AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee: Student Member, September 2014.
Dr. BERND CHUDOBA
President, AVD (Aerospace Vehicle Design) Services LLC
Director, AVD Laboratory
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
BOX 19018, 500 W. First Street, Arlington, Texas 76019
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