Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for ISRO President
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award
Date:August 15, 2015
Presented by:Government of Tamil Nadu
Reward(s):Scientific development, humanities and students’ welfare
List of awardees
2015 – N. Valarmathi, scientist of the Indian Space Research Organisation, contributed to India’s first home-developed radar imaging satellite RISAT-1
2016 – P. Shanmugam, Central Leather Research Institute’s Principal Scientist, contributed services in the Higher Education Department of Tamil Nadu
2017 – S. P. Thyagarajan, an eminent scientist, academic and Former Vice Chancellor of University of Madras.
2018 – K Senthil Kumar (Director of Centre for Aerospace Research, Anna University), S Thamaraiselvi, C. U. Hari and A Mohammed Rasheed, contributed to avionics and research on UAV.
2019- K. Sivan, under whose leadership, the organisation launched its Chandrayaan-2 mission, was on Thursday awarded Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award.