Born in Kottayam, Kerala, India.
BTech: Mechanical Engineering at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India
MSc: Aerospace Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel under the supervision of Dr. Dan Michaels
Project: Mitigation of combustion instabilities in a lean premixed swirl stabilized combustion system
• 2 years at the Energetic Materials Research laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) as a project assistant
Project: Additive manufacturing of ammonium perchlorate based solid rocket propellant grains.
In his free time Nikhil is interested in drums, cajon, motorbikes, and football and cooking.