Rumesh Senthilnathan is the Vice Chair of the Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund at PACE. He works with other student directors evaluating active and potential investments. He contributes to key efforts like sourcing, negotiations, portfolio management, research, screening, and marketing.
His interests include aerospace, defense, nanotechnology, nanofabrication, material science, spaceflight, sustainability, biofuels, and robot autonomy.
Rumesh holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Chemistry from Florida Institute of Technology. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa specializing in Concrete Technology.
Rumesh had previously worked in material science/physical chemistry as a researcher. Also had the honor of working with multiple experienced and acclaimed researchers on projects that range from nanotechnology to developing new and improved medical devices. He had received workforce training from NASA’s LSPACE program.