Dr. Gurmukh D Mehta


Dr. Gurmukh D Mehta is a Senior Scientist and Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) for over 25 years. SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the US, providing Information Technology, Systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers.


Dr. Mehta obtained his BE in 1967 from Guru Nanak Engineering College, Punjab University. He did his M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1969 and finally went on to complete his PhD from Brown University in 1974.

Dr. Mehta has been supporting US Navy in the development, upgrade, testing and simulation of Tomahawk Cruise Missiles for over 20 years. He is Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and International Executive Advisor and past Chairman of the ASME Washington DC Section. Dr. Mehta and his wife, Mrs. Veena Mehta instituted Gurmukh D. Mehta & Veena M.Mehta Chair for the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Kanpur that can be occupied for a period of three years.