Mark your calendar, Spring '20 Splash will be on March 8, 2020!

Splash Biography

ERIC PILLAI, Berkeley Engineer

Major: Industrial Engineering

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

3rd year Berkeley engineering student with a background in aerospace, propulsion system design, composite fabrication, simulation, and multi-factor optimization.

In addition to being a published author in the IEEE Aerospace Advanced Launch Vehicle Systems & Technologies, Eric is the chief engineer of Space Enterprise at Berkeley, Cal's official liquid-fueled space shot rocket team.

Past Classes

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E539: Introduction to Rocket Design & Propulsion in Splash Spring 19 (Mar. 16, 2019)
Learn the basics of rocket science through both interactive presentations and a hands-on activity, culminating in the test firing of a lab-scale rocket engine! Lecture topics will include launch vehicles, basics of orbital maneuvers, reusable rockets, and fundamentals of rocket engine design.