From Leadership Profile of Dr. Inderjit Chopra, Distinguished University Professor, and Alfred Gessow Professor in Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Chopra completed B. Sc. Aeronautical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India, in 1965. He passed M.E. with Distinction in Aeronautical Engineering, with a thesis on: “A Study of Some Problems in Panel Flutter“, from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India in 1968. Dr. Chopra completed Sc. D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics, with a thesis on the topic of: “Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Wind Turbine Rotors“, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1977. Then he joined the NASA Ames/ Stanford University Joint Institute of Aeronautics & Acoustics, where he worked for four and half years on the development of aeroelastic analyses and testing of advanced helicopter rotor systems.
Learn more about Dr. Inderjit Chopra on Leadership Profile pages in Vertiflite Fall 2009.