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Koratkar received his Ph.D in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland College Park in 2000.

Koratkar received his Ph.D in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland College Park in 2000.

 

The Department of Aerospace Engineering proudly announces the promotion for aerospace alumnus, Nikhil Koratkar to full professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Professor Nikhil Koratkar received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in November 2000. He joined the faculty of the Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in the spring semester of 2001. Professor Koratkar's research interests are focused on the synthesis of carbon nanotubes, and their integration into multi-scale structural systems such as polymer composites used in aerospace and rotorcraft applications. Other research areas include the fabrication and patterning of metal and Si based nanostructures by oblique angle deposition and their application in energy conversion devices such as Li-ion batteries, fuel cells and solar cells.

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