Raju Gandikota


Raju Gandikota’s experience and interest focuses on managed pressure drilling, drilling-systems modeling, hydraulic fracturing, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, and fluid/structure interaction. He leads the MindMesh engineering team in delivering solutions to our customers.

He speaks frequently at industry conferences and symposiums. He publishes regularly and has 20 patents filed. As a recognized industry expert, Raju’s insight has put him in contact with great clients. His experience spans twenty years, beginning work as a senior engineering consultant in India followed by a nine year stint in Automotive industry (Altair and ESI Group) developing and supporting major auto clients and working on innovative simulations solutions; and eight years with Weatherford (a major oil and gas service provider) with assignments involving development of new technologies for upstream oil and gas, numerical modeling, simulation and development and management of remote modeling teams in Russia and India.

He earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Madras University (Chennai, India), followed by a Masters in Industrial Engineering from Wichita State University (Wichita, Kansas).



MindMesh is the digital evolution of engineering. We
provide clients with sound technical expertise and
knowledge for products relating to design, manufacturing
process evaluations, and engineering of the product’s life
cycle. With over 15 years of industrial experience in diverse
disciplines, our team is uniquely equipped to resolve tough
and complicated engineering issues with success!

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