UTIAS Seminar Series
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Opportunities and Perspectives from the Aerospace Industry
April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nimeesha Kuntawala is a Product Development Team Lead in the Flight Sciences directorate at Gulfstream Aerospace. She has been at Gulfstream for 7 years. She started at Gulfstream as a Technical Specialist in Aircraft Performance in 2016, helping to flight test and certify the G500 and G600. In 2019, she became the Group Head of Aircraft Performance. Prior to Gulfstream, she was at Bombardier Aerospace in Montreal and worked in both the Advanced Aerodynamics and Flight Sciences (Aircraft Performance) teams, primarily on the CSeries (now Airbus A220) and Challenger 350. Nimeesha holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Applied Science from UTIAS, where she was part of Dr. David Zingg’s group and worked on the aerodynamic shape optimization of the blended wing body configuration.
As you explore the next steps of your career, you will learn from the speaker more about the range of opportunities available at an aerospace OEM, with a focus on Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and an overview of our Flight Sciences directorate, specifically. She will also share the details of her career path thus far and lessons learned along the way.
The zoom link for this virtual seminar event is below:
Meeting ID: 828 9286 2681