Yash Mehta, M.S.

Research Assistant, Human-Centered Design Institute
Ph.D. Student, School of Human Centered Design, Innovation, and Art



Personal Overview

Yash is an aerospace and digital health profession working in software company & digital health startup as well as commercial spaceflight research at FIT. Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Human-Centered Design, he would like to transfer the knowledge and skills from the degree to transfer it to both digital health and aerospace safety. As an avid supporter of startups & small businesses, he volunteers with local startup incubator as a mentor. Passionate about human spaceflight, Yash works as a researcher in assessing spaceflight operations and safety to develop recommendations to the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation. Previously, Yash worked as the co-founder/developer of the B.S. Commercial Space Operations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.


Educational Background

M.S. Aeronautics
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2013

B.S. Interdesciplinary Studies
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2010