Deepak Atyam co-founded and runs a NewSpace startup, Tri-D Dynamics, which focuses on mass producing liquid rocket engines for the burgeoning launch vehicle markets.
He received his M.S. in Aerospace Engineering with a Major focus in Manufacturing Engineering from Purdue University (2017), in addition to a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from UC San Diego (2015).
Atyam has worked at Space-X, GLXP Team Moon Express, Purdue’s Zucrow Laboratory, NASA JPL (x2), LaRC (x2), and MSFC starting from the age of 17 and has led multiple successful NASA-funded projects, including the production and testing of the first and second fully 3D-printed liquid rocket engine from a university.
He founded and served as the president of the SEDS@UCSD and UCSD’s Triton Rocket Club.
Atyam has also been selected as a Future Space Leader, a Kairos Fellow, a Gordon Engineering Leadership Fellow, a University Innovation Fellow, Aviation Week’s 20Twenties in Aerospace, and a Forbes 30 Under 30 Student Scholar. He has won multiple business plan competitions and has 5 patents pending along with 1 patent issued.