Christopher Daniel

Scientist, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

Christopher Daniel serves as a Scientist in National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bangalore, India, which is a constituent institution under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. After a brief stint as a Lecturer in Hindustan Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chennai, in 2006, Daniel has been working in NAL since 2006. Daniel completed his Bachelors in aeronautical engineering at the Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2005. After joining NAL’s Advanced Composites Division (ACD) as a Scientist, his works have been mainly in the field of design and development of the state-of-the-art autoclaves used in aerospace applications. Besides, his works also include the development of delamination resistant composites or 3D composites for aerospace applications by means of 3-dimensional weaving technology. Design and development of innovative flying concepts are also under his purview. He has also made significant contribution to the composite wing design of the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA). In 2017, he was assigned to the Center for Civil Aircraft Design and Development (CCADD) in NAL, Bangalore. Daniel has also won several laurels for his works, notably, CSIR-NAL’s Outstanding Achievement Technology Shield Award.

Biography Updated on 24 April 2018

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