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Hi I would like to have details of the profile Dr. Koppillil Radhakrishnan at ISRO and the details of Positions & Portfolio as well as Awards & Honours received by Dr. Koppillil Radhakrishnan?
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Old 08-09-2017, 10:58 AM
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Dr. Koppillil Radhakrishnan, is a Technocrat second to none; a dynamic and result-situated Manager with fine individual and between individual qualities; a keen Institution-developer with a vital vision; a capable and industrious Administrator with an uplifting demeanor; and a motivating Leader with a fairly uncommon aptitude of supporting initiative in the more youthful era.

Dr. Radhakrishnan was conceived on August 29, 1949 at Irinjalakuda, Kerala. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from Kerala University (1970), finished his PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (1976) and got Doctorate for his theory titled "A few Strategies for Indian Earth Observation System" from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (2000). He is a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Science (FNASc), Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE); Honorary Life Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, India; Honorary Fellow of The Institution of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineers, India; and Member of International Academy of Astronautics.

Beginning his career as an Avionics Engineer in Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, he held a few unequivocal positions in ISRO in the areas of space dispatch frameworks, space applications and space program administration. He had honorably held the post of Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center, the lead community for dispatch vehicle innovation in ISRO and Director, National Remote Sensing Agency. In his concise spell (2000-2005) in the Ministry of Earth Sciences, he had likewise been the Founder Director of Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and the primary Project Director of Indian National Tsunami Warning System. He additionally held a few critical positions at the worldwide level including Vice Chairman of Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (2001-05), Founder Chairman of Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (2001-06) and Chairman of the Working Group of the Whole UN-COPUOS STSC (2008-2009).

Since October 2009, Indian Space Program have conveyed the marks of the solid authority of Dr. Radhakrishnan with focussed push towards (a) space applications for societal administrations and national goals; (b) creation, administration and sustenance ability and limit with respect to space frameworks; (d) undertaking new and way breaking missions (e) advancement of a few basic advances ; and in particular (f) guaranteeing cooperative energy of 16,000 in number ISRO Team with Indian Industry, Academia, User people group and a few National R&D Laboratories.

Positions & Portfolio of Dr. Koppillil Radhakrishnan

Awards & Honours


Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (2009)
Fellow of National Academy of Sciences (2010)
Hon. Life Fellow, Institution of Engineers, India (2010)
Hon. Fellow, Institution of Electronics & Telecom. Engineers, India (2011)
Member of International Academy of Astronautics (2010)
Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences (2008)
Fellow of Indian Society of Remote Sensing (2008)
Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union (2003)
Vice President, Indian Geophysical Union (2007-09)
President, Indian Society of Remote Sensing (2005-07)
President, Astronautical Society of India (since 2010)
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