Archive For The “Awards” Category

Scientist VK Aatre gets Padma Vibhushan

Prominent Scientist Mr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre, former chief of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in India. Aatre, based out of Bengaluru urged scientists not to get bogged down by minor issues. “The issues, regardless of what they are must be perceived as […]

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ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission

The country’s low-cost Mars mission which is in rendezvous with the red Planet for an extended period has been presented with the Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 by the US’ National Space Society. It said the National Space Society (NSS) of USA presented the award in recognition of ISRO’s efforts in accomplishing Mars […]

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DRDO scientist wins space science award

Dr Prakash Chand Jain, an eminent scientist at Defence Research & Development Laboratory, has won the prestigious Dr Biren Roy Space Science and Design award. In a recently held function at Bengaluru, Governor of Karnataka Vajubhai Vala conferred the award to Dr Jain. Dr Jain made outstanding contributions in space sciences through application to the […]

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Dr. V. Prahlada conferred with Padma Shri

Dr Vadlamudi Prahlada, adviser to the Vignan University, has been conferred with Padma Shri by the Government of India in the Science and Engineering category. Dr. Prahlada took over charges as the adviser to Vignan University on December 17, 2014. Earlier, he discharged his duty in various capacities including Vice-chancellor, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology […]

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Rare honour for young engineer from IIST

It was the unusual charm of this modest youngster that attracted all as he walked on to the stage to accept the gold medal from former President A P J Abdul Kalam for top honors in the BTech aerospace engineering degree from Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST),here. Aaditya N Chaphalkar was the […]

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Women Scientists to Receive Nayudamma Award

Two eminent women scientists will receive the prestigious Dr.Y Nayudammaaward for the year 2014. Dr. Tessy Thomas, director, Advanced Systems Laboratory of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Hyderabad and Mrs Geeta Varadan, Project Director (Mission) of Agni V, and Director, Advanced Data Processing Research Institute at ISRO, have been chosen for presenting the […]

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KSTA honours DRDO ex-chief V.K.Aatre

The Karnataka Science & Technology Academy honoured former top defence scientist Vasudev K. Aatre with the Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. Bengaluru-born Dr. Aatre, 75, was DRDO Director-General; Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister during 1999-2005. He is currently visiting professor at his alma mater, the Indian Institute […]

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” DRDO Academic Excellence Award 2013″

Prof. S. Mohan, Visiting Professor, Centrefor Nano Science and Engineering, IISc, has beenconferred ” DRDO Academic Excellence Award 2013″by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri.Narendra Modi ina special function organised by DRDO at New Delhion 20 Aug. 2014.”The award is in recognition of his sustainedcontributions to Innovative Technologies for avariety of applications at the DRDO from […]

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4 Defence Scientists Receive DRDO Award

Four defence scientists from the city were among the recipients of DRDO Awards-2013 presented by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The ‘Performance Excellence Award’ was given to Dr P S Subramanyam, Director, Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Dr K Tamilmani, former Chief Executive, Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification. The duo and […]

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ISRO, IISc men get top national honour

BANGALORE: Four of the six Padma awards for Karnataka have gone to the field of science and technology, while one has gone to medicine and another to sports. Padma Bhushan Prof Padmanabhan Balaram (Science and Engineering) Director of IISc Bangalore He’s a well-known biochemist who received his Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, […]

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