Our Team

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Y. N. S. Kumar, CEO & Director

40+ years of Leadership experience in Technical Marketing and Global Business Development with one of the most prestigious Indian Public Sector undertakings, BEML. Prior to undertaking the reigns of TechnoConfluence, he held several important positions and in the last lap of his career, headed Brazil operations for BEML. Mr. Kumar holds Bachelors in Engineering degree from Bangalore University and MBA with specialization in Marketing.

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Pavana Kumar Pothapragada, Ph.D, Director

35+ Years of Experience in the Development and Manufacturing of more than 50 Power Electronics products and derivatives in R & D Laboratories and Technology driven Industries using New product development processes leading to more than USD100 M of Manufacturing Revenue per annum in Premium industries like GE, APC, Schneider, Bloom Energy, SunEdison, Infineon etc. Experience in Design for 6-Sigma using various tools like QFD, FMEA, Root cause Analysis, Minitab etc. Management and leadership experience of setting up laboratories, Design Centers and Indian subsidiary companies for MNCs and led positions at India, APAC and Global levels for Design, Manufacturing and Application Engineering. Dr. Pavana completed his Ph.D. from IIT, Madras with research focused on power electronic devices.

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Manickam Ganapathy, Ph.D, Director

35+ Years of Experience in R & D Laboratories, Advanced Technological Institute and Technology driven Industries, specifically in the areas of Structural Design and computational Mechanics (Finite Element Analysis, Classical Methods, Statics, Dynamics and Structural Instabilities, Vibration & Aero-elasticity, etc.). Proven Expertise in Advanced Composite Structures, Smart Structures, Functionally Graded Material Mechanics and Nano-Mechanics. Prior to being part of TechnoConfluence, he held several Leadership positions in defense and aerospace companies. Dr. Manickam completed his Ph.D. from IIT, Madras working on structural modeling of mechanics of diverse aerospace materials.

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Anupam Ahlawat, Ph.D, Director

18+ years of experience in R & D Labs. Organizations, Institutes and Technology driven Industries, specifically in multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary areas encompassing Structures, Remote Sensing, Electronics, Aerospace, Parallel Computing, Instrumentation and Control System Engineering. Dr. Anupam did his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi, Master's in Remote Sensing Engineering from IIT Roorkee, and Ph.D. from IISc Bangalore working on Control of Structural Vibrations. He is the recipient of several prestigious fellowships and awards including Department of S&T, Government of India, Young Scientist Award. 

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P. B. N. Prasad, Ph.D, Director (Non-Executive ) and Subject Matter Expert

17+ years of experience in R&D, Modeling, Product Design, Project Management, Product Testing & Reliability, New Product Development & Product Validation in diverse areas of Power Generation, Healthcare and Transportation. His previous work experience includes stints at GE’s Global Research and Bloom Energy where he worked on development of several innovative technologies in the domains of Transportation, Healthcare, Aviation and Energy. Dr. Prasad completed his Ph.D. from IISc, Bangalore working in the broad area of Solid Mechanics. He is the recipient of several awards and fellowships including Japanese Government scholarship for pursuing post-doctoral research at Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan.

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Vijay Mishra, Ph.D, Director (Non Executive)

20+ years of experience in R&D organizations and Technology driven Industries specifically in the areas of micro/nano Devices fabrication and characterization, systems engineering, Semiconductor Technology, building state of the art sensors and sensor networks, development, setting up and establishing operations of state-of-the-art micro and nano characterization facilities. He was previously scientist at Electronics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, designing semiconductor technology based radiation sensors for nuclear reactors and high energy physics experiments. He later was associated with Sarnoff Corporation, Princeton, USA designing high-speed CCDs/CMOS Imagers for scientific and semiconductor inspection tools.

In addition to the core team, we have 150+ Subject Matter Experts from diverse disciplines of Science and Engineering, capable of transforming Technologically Challenging Problems into Innovative Solutions.

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  • Intelligent Engineering Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • World Trade Center, 22nd floor,
  • Unit No. N 2201A, Brigade Gateway Campus,
  • Malleswaram West, Bangalore-560 055, INDIA.