Aerospace engineer with a dual specialisation in computational numerical analysis and Rocket & Space technology. After working for a year in research and development for an Oil and Gas firm, Akash decided to pursue a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering. He joined Wales Centre for Advanced Batch Manufacturing as a doctoral researcher, where he worked for three years to mitigate risk associated with 3D printed bespoke medical implants by employing statistical techniques in conjunction with numerical analysis. After completing a doctorate, Akash joined MADE Cymru as a Research Officer to provide smart engineering solutions as addressed under Industry 4.0 to SMEs.

Since the R&D side of MADE Cymru has been completed, Akash has been applying his expertise to a variety of exciting projects with CBM at UWTSD.