Anant Kolekar

Dr. Anant Kolekar is a Chief Scientist & Tribology who leads the Global EV Drive System Fluid Development at Valvoline Global Operations. He earned his PhD in Tribology from Imperial College London. He has multiple patents and publications on drive system fluids and hardware designs. He has a unique 17-year professional background in Automotive and Aerospace product developments using Tribology, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Computational Mathematics.

Dr. Kolekar has received multiple awards in professional work and sports. He has been actively involved at regional, national, and international levels promoting nature conservation and animal protection.