Mr. Vinh Nguyen is the Founder and CEO of eVinh. He has more than 20 years of technical and managerial experience in managing successful companies and startups. As an aerospace enthusiast, he has built several electric drones, helicopters and airplanes.
Upon college graduation, Mr. Nguyen worked as a R&D Design Engineer and Manager for Engineering Microprocessor workstations for Hewlett Packard Company and Toshiba. He received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University. He is currently in hiatus of pursuing a degree in Master of Business Administration.
As hobby, he enjoys open-water swimming, hiking, running and weight-lifting. Taking up surfing is his next challenge.
Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos is a professor and the Chair of the Aerospace Engineering Department at San Jose State University (SJSU). He received his BSME degree from the University of Patras in Greece (1980) and his M.S. (1982), Engineer (1983), and Ph.D. (1987) in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from Stanford University. He has developed and taught more than twenty courses in aerospace, mechanical, and general engineering subjects such as statics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, aerodynamics, gas dynamics, propulsion, and aircraft design. He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate level aircraft design courses at SJSU since 1987 and is publishing with his students on aircraft design topics, most recently on electric and hybrid aircraft.
Before joining eVinh, Kevin was a Software Engineer at Oracle, Lattice Semiconductor, Nortel Network & Agile Software. Kevin holds a Bachelor Science degree in Computer Science.
Principal Technology Engineer
William received an M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University. He has developed advanced materials for use in a wide range of electronic devices including solar cells, electrochromic smart windows, and aerospace. He has also worked on improving manufacturing efficiency and process discover using data science and machine learning.
Aircraft Design Engineer
Before joining eVinh, Harshil was an Aircraft Design Engineer at Carosky. He received a Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Bachelor Degree in Aeronautical Engineering.
Samneet has 5+ years of experience in project management/business development including startups. He received Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Jose State University. Prior to joining eVinh, Samneet has designed a two-seater electric aircraft that runs solely on batteries and multiple radio control aircraft including UAVs.
Edan is finishing his major at San Jose State University with a B.S in Aviation. He has over 5 years of experience in the cockpit of general aviation aircraft and a commercial drone operator. He also has previous experience working on light aircraft, programming and engineering
Operations & Manufacturing Manager
Derek is responsible for all the operation, logistics and manufacturing activities of eVinh. Before joining eVinh, he held various management positions in operation, logistic, supply chain, purchasing and manufacturing. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management.