ISRO President Dr K Sivan receives honorary degree from KL Deemed-to-be University


For his exemplary contribution to space technology, Dr K. Sivan, President of ISRO, Secretary of the Space Department, received an honorary degree of “Doctor of Science” (Honoris Causa) from the KL Deemed to be University, in Bangalore.

Dr K Sivan joined ISRO in 1982 and was inducted into the PSLV project. He specializes in aerospace engineering, space transportation systems engineering, launchers and mission design. He was responsible for commissioning a world-class simulation facility at ISRO for mission synthesis and analysis, which is used for mission design, subsystem level validation and validation. integrated validation of avionics systems in all ISRO launchers.

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On behalf of the University, Research Director, Dr K. Sarat Kumar presented an honorary doctorate to Dr K Sivan in Bangalore. Dr K Sivan, who is currently stationed at ISRO Headquarters in Bangalore, is widely regarded as an influential voice in the industry.

An inspiring figure in the aerospace engineering landscape in India, Dr K. Sivan has received numerous national and international accolades for his contribution to space technology.

Commenting on the congratulations, Er Koneru Satyanarayana, President of KL University, said: “As a prolific and influential leader, Dr K Sivan is an inspiration to many. Its philosophy on perseverance, success and societal well-being aligns perfectly with our university. “

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He added that Dr K Sivan’s recent speech at the 11th KL Deemed-to-be University Convocation instilled a penchant for leadership among our talented young students and that his contributions motivate our students to learn, grow and to master.

KL students deemed to be academics are encouraged to embark on the path of technology, leadership and innovation. The University provides advanced research facilities to increase the needs of its talents. These include highly sophisticated research, IoT and PEGA labs.

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