Meet the Team

Our diverse team is made up of bright and like-minded individuals, who have come together to explore the endless possibilities in Ocean Energy. 

Check out the people who make Laminar Scientific the amazing company it truly is.

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Founder & CEO

Narayan Iyer

Former Aerospace Systems Engineer at Rockwell Collins. Worked as a Product Owner, Systems Lead, and Test Lead on NASA X59 / Airbus projects. B.S. from Purdue University for Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering and Private Pilot.

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Prototype & Test Lead

Brady Kakert

ME at the University of Iowa (Tailored Focus in Robotics/Automation and Energy/Environment) Mech Team Lead - Hyperloop at Iowa President - American Wind Energy Association (UI Chapter). Former Undergraduate Research Assistant - University of Iowa.

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PhD Intern

Jian Tan

Located in the Netherlands, he is a PhD Candidate at Delft University of Technology.

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Engineering & Strategic Advisor

Pulkit Parolia

Engineering Program Manager at Apple, Commercial Pilot, Purdue SGT Outstanding Senior, Summa Cum Laude (Highest Distinction).

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CFO & Regional Director - Asia 

Ranganathan TA 

Former CEO/Founder of an Energy Company - Now Sold (exit). Owned a trading brokerage company, Salt and Commodities. Former Chartered Accountant.

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Structural Engineering Lead

Saptarshi Datta

Saptarshi brings a decade of engineering, product development and project management experience having worked on aerospace, telecom and renewable energy projects, including leading disruptive projects such as portable helipads, modular lighthouse etc.

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European Representative & Systems Advisor

Aleksandra Dervisevic

Based in France, she holds a Masters in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University. Formerly a Power & Control Systems Engineer at Collins Aerospace.

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Marketing & Sales Advisor

Mina Iyer

Purdue Graduate. Sales Executive at Lutron.