David Parekh is V.P., Research, and Director, United Technologies Research Center, responsible for advancing technology and innovation supporting the businesses of United Technologies — leaders in propulsion, building infrastructure and services, and power generation. Prior to UTRC, he served as Deputy Director of Georgia Tech Research Institute and Associate Vice Provost for Research. His experience also includes Boeing Phantom Works.
He holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering and master’s degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering from Stanford University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, and a CTC board member.
March 1, 2017