About Director

Dr. V. V. Srinivasan, currently Outstanding Scientist, is the sixth Director of ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network. He was born in the month of February in the year 1962 at Erode in Tamil Nadu. His school education happened at Sri. Venkateshwara High School in Vellore, Tamilnadu. He went on to complete his Master’s degree in Microwave Electronics and eventually obtained an M.Tech degree in Microwave Engineering from the University of Delhi in 1986. Subsequently he joined the Communication Systems Group of ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore where he was involved in the development of antennas for spacecraft, airborne radars and ground stations. His area of work included design and development of phased array antennas, microstrip antennas and arrays, high efficiency – light weight reflector antennas, broadband antennas, and feed systems for reflector antennas. Dual circularly polarized phased array antennas that were designed by him have been flown in many state of the art remote sensing satellites for transmitting high data rates. Dr. V. V. Srinivasan has also made significant contributions in the design and realization of the beam waveguide system for the 32 meter Deep Space Network terminal realized for the Chandrayaan-1 mission. In Feburary 2017, he obtained his PhD degree from University of Rajasthan in the area of Large Ground Station Antennas. He has published about 100 technical papers in various national/international conferences and journals. He has obtained a good number of ISRO team awards and other awards given by national institutes.

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