Top honour for Indian navigation scientist

RSTV Bureau

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, eminent scientist and Director of DRDO’s Research Centre Imarat, has been conferred the prestigious fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London for his outstanding contributions in the field of aeronautics and aerospace engineering.

The society, a professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, has nearly 2,780 fellows elected and inducted from all over the world and Reddy is one of the only five from India, according to DRDO.

Reddy is presently leading the design and development of avionics technologies in critical areas of inertial systems, embedded computers, control, real time software and simulation, power supplies, seekers and flight instrumentation for various defence applications.

As a top navigation scientist in the country, he holds the distinction of being conferred with the full member diploma from the Russian Academy of Navigation and Motion Control and has been inducted into it as a foreign member.

He is also one of the youngest recipients of Homi J Bhabha Memorial Award, it added.