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Work Experience

RAYTHEON SEMI-CONDUCTOR, EL SEGUNDO/CULVER CITY/FULLERTON, CA.

  • 2001-2005: Satellite manufacturing support as Senior Principal Engineer
  • (after early retirement in 1998 for 3 years of community service, 1998-2001)
  • 1979-1982: NASA Satellite Test Engineer, ground systems support such as torpedo, submarines, etc.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, MANHATTAN BEACH/WOODAND HILLS, CA.
  • 1982-1998: Assistant Project Manager, military satellites manufacturing.
  • Received Best Project, financial management award from Airforce
  • 1977-79: Litton Guidance/Data Systems, Senior Engineer, Engineering Specialist supporting manufacturing F-18 & communication systems

POSSIBLE ACADEMIC CAREER

  • 1982: Declined Associate Professorship in Electrical Engineering at Cal State Northridge, California to join Northrop Grumman.

KULITE SEMICONDUCTOR, RIDGEFIELD, NJ

  • 1972-1977: Section Head for pressure transducer electronics hybrid. Supported Sandia Lab/ Lockheed Martin/ Pratt & Whitney

JAIPUR METALS AND ELECTRICALS, JAIPUR, INDIA

  • 1965-1972: Test engineer, Industrial Engineer - PERT/CPM- foreign projects in Malaysia, Sudan, Ghana, & Hong Kon

Education & Training

  • B.Sc., Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Gujarat University, 1965
  • Post graduate Research study in Electronics Engineering, University of Newcastle, UK., 1966-68
  • Completed specialization, passed qualifying examination for Doctorate scored 100% - awarded fellowship from Marconi Electronics
  • Software and Industrial engineering PERT/CPM certificate from Institute of Management, Mumbai 1967
  • MS., Electrical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University, N.J., 1975
  • Post-Masters studies in Electrical engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, N.J., 1976
  • Doctoral studies in Electrical Engineering, Newark College of Engineering (NJIT), 1976-77
  • One semester course on Radiation Hardening (Neutron /EMP), 1978
  • Graduate courses in Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California, 1978
  • Excel Management module ( MBA 21 credits)
  • Languages: ALGOL,FORTRAN,COBOL PDP-11 &, Sentry seven LSI testing (six weeks full time residential course) @ Fairchild Semiconductor, San Jose, 1982
  • Leadership education in Executive Management, full time residential course at Anderson School of Management at UCLA, Los Angeles, 1983
  • Fluent -read, write and speak in Sanskrit since the age of seven.

Community Service

  • 2014- Present: VaYU Founding Trustee, Vice Chairman
  • 1995 – Present: VYASA (Vivekananda yoga research institute)LA since 1995, incorporated in 2002. Founding President & Board member. Conducted teacher’s training, therapy workshops. Examiner for oral tests of Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT) students
  • 2001-2010: Traveled 2 months every year with a spiritual master all over USA, Brazil and India, supporting/participating in retreats & discourses on Vedanta
  • 1998-2000: Secretary, Hindu Heritage Academy – welcoming and taking visitors from outside India on guided tours to places of pilgrimage, having taken early retirement from Raytheon to move to India for 3 years
  • Adjunct professor teaching religious courses, Hindu University of America, 1995-1997
  • Sunday school training for children, religious discourses, magazine publication 1977-1991
  • Served enlightened Guru and Paramhans Sadguru 1963-1982
  • Raamkrishna Mission - served enlightened Swami and Paramhans Swami (study of Vedanta), 1972-1977 




Mr. Babulal Gandhi

M.S. EE & Doctoral work EE ( UK /USA)


Bio on Mr. Babulal Gandhi

  • Retired Aerospace Executive in Los Angeles Area

  • Seeker, Social Worker & Passionate Yogi

  • Founding Vice Chairman of VaYU


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