Climate & Space Research Building, Office 2415
- Career Development Coordinator, CLASP
- Research Assistant, Michigan eXploration Lab (MXL)
- Research Assistant, Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL)
- Graduate Student, Aerospace Department
Online Portfolio: rohanchandratre.com
- Master of Science in Engineering (MSE), Aerospace Engineering, Univerisity of Michigan
- Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Newcastle University, U.K.
- Ion Mass Spectrometer Miniaturization: Advancing miniaturized space instrument constellations.
- CubeSat Radio Occultation: Enhancing Venusian atmospheric studies through CubeSat radio occultation.
- F’ Software Framework Application: Implementing F’ Software Framework for Interplanetary Overlay Networks.
- Advanced Imaging via StratoSat: Pioneering advanced Earth and space imaging using StratoSat.
Born and raised in India, Rohan Chandratre has always been captivated by the intricacies of technology. His early fascination with understanding how things work led him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, where he believed he could delve into the roots of technology creation.
During his undergraduate studies, Rohan’s interest in robotics blossomed. He joined several student teams, notably leading a new team in designing an underwater ROV from scratch. Their collective efforts were recognized at the MATE International Championship. For his final year project, Rohan designed, manufactured, coded, and tested a Robotic Quadruped, further solidifying his passion for robotics.
After graduation, Rohan spent two years at Rhythmsoft Robotics and Automation, designing and developing innovative robotic solutions for the automotive industry’s press shop and final assembly.
Yet, the allure of space, a fascination shared by many, beckoned Rohan. Inspired by the dream of humanity becoming a multiplanetary species, he embarked on a journey to specialize in Space Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan. Here, he has immersed himself in various courses, joined multiple labs, and conducted research to contribute to this grand vision.
Rohan envisions a future where humans engage in activities out of desire, not necessity. As a Research Assistant in the Michigan eXploration Lab (MXL) and the Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL), and as the CLASP Student Career Development Coordinator, he is actively working towards making this vision a reality.