Narendra Joshi is a Chief Scientist covering the areas of propulsion technologies at GE Research. The objective of the research portfolio is to develop component technologies that provide differentiating capabilities to GE Aviation.
Narendra has been with GE for 28 years. He has driven propulsion technology development for the last 12 years at GE Research. Prior to his role as chief scientist, he worked at GE Aviation as an advanced programs manager within the Aviation aeroderivative business. He helped develop the LMS100 and other advanced aeroderivative products.
In a prior role in the combustion department, he led the combustor team in the field introduction of the GE90 and in another role developed the Dry Low Emissions (DLE) combustion systems for the LM6000 & LM2500 industrial engines resulting in 90% reduction in NOx emissions. Prior to GE, Narendra worked at a venture-capital funded company developing low emissions microturbines.
Narendra holds 67 patents covering combustion and design aspects of gas turbine engines. His achievements have been recognized with Dr. Sanford Moss award and Lewis Latimer award while at GE Aviation. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stonybrook University and a B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India. He is a member of ASME and is an Associate member of AIAA.