12 Apr 2019
Dr. V. Sambasiva Rao, Director, Crucible of Research and Innovation, PES, University, Bangalore.
Dr. V. Sambasiva Rao is an engineering graduate from College of Engineering, Kakinada, (Andhra University) and obtained Ph.D from BITS, Pilani. For over 37 years, he had associated with ISRO in various capacities. He was responsible for the development of high bit rate data transmitters for all IRS series of satellites and various RF and microwave systems in S, C, X, Ku and Ka bands for IRS and INSAT missions. He was also associated with the planning of communication satellites and development of associated technologies. He superannuated as Dy. Director from ISRO Satellite Centre in June 2011 and joined PES Institute of Technology/PES University in Bangalore as a Professor in E&CE Department and also associated with Crucible of Research and Innovation. Carried out various R&D activities including development of student satellite PISAT and established an S-band satellite control facility (Ground station) at PES University campus. Currently he is Director of Crucible of Research & Innovation. Also, heading a Centre for Research in Space Science and Technology for spearheading the development of nano satellites - RSATs. He has published over 100 technical papers in national & international journals and symposiums.
Around 60 students (both UG and PG) from the School of ECE attended the Technical Talk.
The Technical Talk focused on following key points: