Meet The Team

An enthusiastic herd of minds, working together to shape the modern day travelling infrastructure with futuristic technology.

Founders

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Pranay Luniya

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Co-Founder, CEO

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Kartik Kulkarni

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Co-Founder, COO

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Aniruddha Atigre

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Co-Founder, CTO

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Prasanna Kadambi

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Co-Founder, CTO

Senior Management

VP - Engineering & Technology

Dr. Bala Bharadvaj

Former Managing Director

Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center

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Technology Advisor

Dr. Srinivas Mantrala

Former Deputy General Manager

Konkan Railways

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Head of Business Strategy

Mr. Joel Michael

Ex-Country Head

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies 

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Academic Advisor

Dr. Prasad Khandekar

Dean and Head of Industry and Academia 

MIT World Peace University

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The Journey so far

2018

VEGAPOD HYPERLOOP IS FOUNDED

A bunch of sophomore undergraduates from multiple disciplines of engineering, came together to form a research cohort to design, develop and build a sub-scale version of Hyperloop. 

2019

SPACE-X HYPERLOOP POD COMPETITION 2019

Vegapod Hyperloop participated in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition 2019 for the first time. Ranked in the Top 20 teams in the world and Top 3 in Asia. Only asian team to present a pod with propulsion method as Linear Induction Motor.

2021

EUROPEAN HYPERLOOP WEEK 2021

Vegapod Hyperloop, amongst the top 21 teams all around the world at the European Hyperloop Week 2021. Only Asian team to present Full scale Hyperloop design. Developed and tested India's Fastest Hyperloop Pod Prototype; 

 

Pod Demonstration 

2021

QUINTRANS HYPERLOOP IS FOUNDED

The team leadership decided to incorporate the company officially with a vision to develop the first Asian hyperloop network.