Fellowship in honour of Satish Dhawan

Fellowship in honour of Satish Dhawan

The Department of Space (DoS) has established an endowed fellowship at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), California, US, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) said on Monday.

An Isro release said, “The fellowship is established in honour of Professor Satish Dhawan, former chairman of the space agency during its formative period between 1972 and 1984.”

The fellowship will provide an opportunity every year, starting from the winter session of the academic year 2013-14, to one meritorious graduating student from the aerospace department of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, to be sponsored by the Department of Space, to pursue masters in aerospace engineering at Caltech.

Dhawan was bestowed with the Distinguished Alumni Award by Caltech in 1969, the highest alumnus honour.

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry