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Arjun Patel

Human Male

Character Information

Rank & Address

Lieutenant Commander Patel


Chief Engineer
USS Sovereign (Archive)


Arjun Patel


Ahmedabad, India, Earth


Lieutenant Commander Arjun Patel, Starfleet is the Chief Engineer aboard USS Pandora (NCC-80114).


Height: 5’10” (178 cm)

Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)

Hair: Black Eyes:

Dark Brown

Ethnicity: South Asian (Indian)


Arjun Patel is a highly intelligent, focused, and resourceful individual who is deeply passionate about his work as an engineer. He possesses a strong sense of duty and is committed to the values of the United Federation of Planets.Arjun is a natural leader, displaying a unique blend of confidence, empathy, and effective communication skills that make him well-respected among his peers and subordinates.

Outside of Main Engineering, he is an avid reader and enjoys learning about the history and culture of different species throughout the galaxy. Arjun is also fascinated by linguistics and has taken the time to learn several languages, including Klingon and Cardassian.

Strengths: Arjun’s greatest strength is his ability to remain calm and collected in high-pressure situations, allowing him to think critically and devise creative solutions to complex problems. His extensive knowledge of engineering principles and warp field theory, coupled with his natural curiosity, makes him an invaluable asset to the USS Pandora. Arjun’s leadership style is characterized by open communication, fairness, and a genuine concern for the well-being of his team members. This approach fosters a positive and supportive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation.

Weaknesses: While Arjun is generally well-liked by his peers and subordinates, his intense focus on his work can sometimes cause him to neglect his personal relationships and self-care. He can become so absorbed in a project or mission that he loses track of time, leaving little room for relaxation and socialization. This tendency to prioritize work over personal life may lead to feelings of isolation and burnout if not addressed.


Arjun Patel was born in 2364 in Ahmedabad, India, Earth to Devendra and Jyoti Patel. Growing up in a family of scientists, Arjun developed a keen interest in science and engineering from a young age. His parents encouraged his curiosity and passion for learning, and Arjun excelled academically. In 2370, he enrolled in the Starfleet Preparatory Academy, where he developed a strong foundation in the sciences and a deep appreciation for the values of the United Federation of Planets.

Upon entering Starfleet Academy in 2372, Arjun specialized in starship engineering and warp field theory. His dedication and aptitude for engineering earned him a place in the prestigious Starfleet Advanced Engineering Training Program upon graduation in 2376.

In his early career, Arjun served on various starships, including the USS Dauntless and USS Venture, where he honed his skills as an engineer and developed a reputation for resourcefulness and technical expertise. In 2384, he received his first appointment as Chief Engineer aboard the USS Achilles, where he led the engineering team through various successful missions and technical challenges.

Arjun’s abilities and leadership skills were further recognized in 2389 when he was promoted to Lieutenant Commander and assigned as Chief Engineer aboard the USS Tethys. During his tenure, Arjun played a critical role in numerous first contact missions, scientific explorations, and tense diplomatic situations. His commitment to excellence and innovative engineering solutions earned him several awards and commendations from Starfleet Command.

In 2400, Arjun was appointed Chief Engineer of the USS Pandora, a state-of-the-art starship tasked with exploring the outermost regions of the galaxy. As the Chief Engineer, Arjun oversees all aspects of the ship’s maintenance, repair, and modification, ensuring that the USS Pandora remains at peak operational readiness. He is well-liked and respected by his crew, who appreciate his combination of technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, and approachable demeanor.