Imperial College London

Dr Ravindra T. Desai

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

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ravindra.desai Website




Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





  • Higher Education Award for the Outstanding Supervision of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Royal Astronomical Society, 2023
  • Winton Award for Substantial and Outstanding Contributions to Space Plasma Physics, Royal Astronomical Society, 2023
  • 2021 President’s Award for Excellence in Culture and Community: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (Team Award), Imperial College London, 2021
  • Sir Arthur Clark Award for Space Achievement in Academic Study & Research, Arthur C. Clarke Foundation, 2018
  • Alan Johnstone award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement by a Research Student, University College London, 2017
  • IMechE Project Prize for Masters Research Project on Spacecraft Propulsion Technology, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 2014

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