Sunday, July 10, 2011

Antrix gets new CMD

Posted by- Neelam mathews
July 10, 2011

Dr VS Hegde, Outstanding Scientist and Scientific Secretary, ISRO is the new Chairman and Managing Director of Antrix Corporation of the Department of Space.

Hegde, an expert in remote sensing applications, has over three decades  of experience in ISRO, and has contributed in the areas of Earth  Observation, Disaster Management Support and Societal Development


Hegde holds a Post Graduate degree in Applied Geology from Karnatak University and Doctorate in Environmental Science from Bangalore  University. he was the Scientific Secretary of ISRO.  He is also Vice-President
  of the International Astronautical Federation.
V Koteswara Rao, Outstanding Scientist and Director of Laboratory for  Electro Optic Systems (LEOS), a unit of ISRO, has been appointed as the  Scientific Secretary of ISRO. He was the Project Director of Astrosat satellite.

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