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.


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.


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.


PhD Intern

Jian Tan

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


Engineering & Strategic Advisor

Pulkit Parolia

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


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.


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.


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.


Marketing & Sales Advisor

Mina Iyer

Purdue Graduate. Sales Executive at Lutron.