An interview with Priyanka Dhopade, Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Auckland. Priyanka's research expertise is in aerospace thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Previously she held a senior research position at the Oxford Thermofluids Institute based at University of Oxford. where she developed computational models for cooling systems in modern jet engines.
Priyanka has a bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Toronto Canada, and a Masters and Phd from University NSW in Canberra, Australia.
In this interview, we learn about Priyanka’s career journey transitioning from jet propulsion engineer to space industry specialist focusing on reusable rockets and the environmental impact of space missions. We'll also learn about her passion for diversity and sustainable engineering practice in technology ecosystem for Maori and Pasifika communities.
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