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R&D Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
August 02, 2020

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Sheraj Dawlah

R&D Engineer (UAV)

Experienced R&D Engineer with 6 Years of

experience in UAV System design, UAV Pilot,

Embedded C, Python, PCB Design, Mechanical

CAD, UI Design, Procurement cum Inventory

Management and Team Lead


Sheraj Dawlah


02/2018 – 07/2019

Lead Engineer - R&D (UAV)

TAKVAVIYA Analytics Pvt. Ltd.


Data Analysis based company which uses Multiorotor's for data capture. Lead a Team consist of UAV Pilot, Design cum

Manufacturing and Electronics Unit.

Designed customized UAV for various payloads at lesser cost than the commercial drone available in market. Initiated and developed in house manufacturing of the customized Camera Gimbals and Multirotor Air frame. Testing and Validation of the Custom Build Drones to Check its Reliablity and Endurance.

Developed SOP for UAV Integration, Field Operations and Equipment testing.

Handling of Local, National & International Shipments with assuring the right time of arrival.

Improved the standard of Procurement and Inventory Management for easier access.

12/2014 – 02/2018

Associate Engineer - UAV & Electronics

AIBONO Smart Farming Pvt. Ltd. (formerly



Smart Farming based company which uses Multirotors and Electronics for for Plant health Monitoring.

Integration & testing of the UAV for reliability and endurance.

Developed Sensor for monitoring Soil Moisture content for plants.

Developed standards for field test's and operations checklists.

Member of Interview Panel.

Trained newly hired candidate's for Piloting and system integration.

In charge of Inventory and procurement.

11/2013 – 06/2014

Electrical & Electronics Engineer



Research on the Propulsion System design of Multirotor. Identifying the UAV Components and listing the Vendors available.

Equipment freezing and procurement of Multirotor

Components from vendors.

Build quadcopter from scratch for Aerial Filming Purpose. Built a Hexacopter for Surveillance Purpose.


Pixhawk DJI UAV System Design UAV Pilot

UAV Imaging Sensor Retrofitting

Propulsion System Configuration Autopilot Coding

Drone Kit MAV Proxy Power Circuit Design

Fusion 360 Tinker CAD Eagle CAD KiCAD

Python Open CV HTML CSS Java Script

GIT Soldering Arduino Raspberry Pi

Excel Team Lead

Procurement & Inventory Management


Navigator - GPS Location finder (05/2019 – 06/2019) Pixer - Geotagger for Multirotor (02/2019 – 05/2019) ASHVA - GPS Helmet for Area Measurement

(11/2018 – 01/2019)

SPARTA – Crop Counting Hexacopter

(08/2018 – 09/2019)

Octa X8 - Agriculture Sprayer Drone

(10/2016 – 02/2017)

IRONMAN – Multi-Spectral Camera Drone

(08/2015 – 10/2015)

Quadcopter & ZEUS – NIR Camera Octa X8

(08/2015 – 10/2015)

Quadcopter & Hexacopter for Aerial Cinematography

and Surveillance (01/2014 – 04/2014)


09/2007 – 05/2011

Bachelor of Engineering (ECE)

National College of Engineering


UAV System Design Image Processing IoT

Autonomous Vehicle




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