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G. Madhavan Nair

India's prodigy in Space Technology

Mr Madhavan Nair was born at Neyyattinkara near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. A graduate of B.Sc. Engineering with specialisation in Electrical & Communication Engineering, Mr Madhavan Nair is a leading technologist in the field of rocket systems and has made significant contribution to the development of multi-stage satellite launch vehicles. India today has a pride place among other nations in launch vehicle technology.

 

 As Director of ISRO’s largest R & D Centre, the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, he saw India’s Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) successfully come to fruition, and as Director of the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre of ISRO, he played a central role in the design and development of the crucial cryogenic engine for GSLV. While with ISRO, he held many positions, such as Project Manager, Project Director, Program Director, and finally rose to the position of Chairman which position he held till the year 2009. 

In the international arena, Mr Madhavan Nair led the Indian delegation for bilateral cooperation and negotiations with many Space Agencies and Countries, such as France, Russia, Brazil, and Israel. He was instrumental in working out mutually beneficial international cooperation agreements. Apart from being the Chairman, ISRO and Chairman, Space Commission, Mr. Nair was active in his contribution towards promotion of space science and technology for the socio-economic development of India.

In August 2009, he was elected the president of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). What is proud for India is that he is the only Indian and the first non-American to become the president of IAA.

Mr.Nair has received numerous awards and honors, listing of all those will not be possible due to space constraints. He is also a member of various scientific institutions and oranisations, such as Indian National Academy of Engg, Astronautical Society of India, National Academy of Scienes etc.

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