Dr. Rajendran comes with 37 years of R & D experience in Propulsion Division, CSIR-NAL, Bangalore. He retired as Sr. Principal Scientist & Jt. Head of Propulsion Division in May 2015.

He is a professor in Aeronaautical Engineering Department of Dayanandan Sagar College of Engineering, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore. He is also a Member of AR & DB Propulsion Panel.