Vanshaj Srivastava earned his Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Design Engineering from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India. He previously worked as a summer intern in Engine testing and validation at the Engineering Research Centre, TATA Motors Ltd. India and has actively participated in SAE student events such as FSAE, BAJA and SAE Effi-cycle India.
He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering (concentration in Automotive systems) at Kettering University. He has been working as a Graduate Research Assistant under the guidance of Dr. Javad Baqersad since February 2017. He is working on obtaining and evaluating the dynamic characteristics of automotive structures using non-contact optical technique i.e. Digital image correlation technique. He has obtained and evaluated the dynamic characteristic of engine exhaust muffler and is currently working on obtaining dynamic behavior of GM corvette. His research interests lie in the areas of Powertrain, Powertrain Noise Vibration and Harshness and automotive structural dynamics.