Anita Sengupta | Hyperloop One

Anita Sengupta

Position
SVP Systems Engineering
Bio (for board of directors)

Dr. Anita Sengupta is Senior Vice President of Systems Engineering at Virgin Hyperloop One, a Los Angeles based tech company that has built the worlds first and only operational Hyperloop in Las Vegas. As the company gears up the production-level design she is leading the team through the next phase of certification.

Dr. Sengupta is an aerospace engineer and veteran of the space program, where she worked for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for over 15 years. Her NASA engineering projects included her PhD research on qualifying the ion propulsion system for the Dawn Mission (currently in the main asteroid belt), the development of the supersonic parachute that landed the Curiosity rover on Mars, and Project Manager of the Cold Atom Laboratory an atomic physics facility launching to the International Space Station in May of 2018.