Vice President (Admin)
- He obtained B.E. (Hons) from University of Madras (1963) and M. Tech from IIT, Madras (1965)
- He was Outstanding scientist and Director, Advanced Technology & Planning at ISRO
- He served as Vice Chancellor of two universities namely Anna University, Chennai and Dr. M.G.R. University, Chennai.
- He has served as Project Director for APPLE, India’s first experimental Geostationary Communication Satellite Project.
- He was the recipient of ‘Vikrama Sarabhai’ Award (1981), ‘Padamashri’ (1982)’, Distinguished Alumnus Award – PSG College of Technology (1982) , IEEE Centennial Medal (1984), Biren Roy Award for Space (1988) , Om Prakash Bhashin Award (1988) , C-DAC PARAM Award (1991), Distinguished Alumnus Award – IIT, Madras (1996), and Systems Gold Medal – Systems Society of India (1999).
- He served as the Chairman of Tamil Nadu Institute of Technology, Chennai between 1999-2001. He was Director (Information Technology) Karunya Institute of Technology & Sciences, Coimbatore (2001 – 2003).
- He was Fellow of International Academy of Aeronautics.
- He has four decades of professional experience in Avionics, Navigation, Guidance Control & Systems Engineering areas.