Prabhakar, TO 'B', was deputed to Germany in connection with the inspection of 3coordinate
measuring machine, during 8-15January 2000.
Devanand, Sci F, was deputed to Belgium and France in connection with coordinate measuring
machine for Kaveri engine components, from 29January to 15 February 2000.
Shri K Radhakrishna, Sci E, was
deputed to Belgium and UK in connection with process approval discussions and technology
acquisition for Kaveri compressor for one week starting from 31 January 2000.
Shri SP Sureshkumar, Sci D, was
deputed to Belgium for holding discussions on Kaveri engine gear-box for two weeks
starting from 27January 2000.
Dr AK Datta, CC R&D, DRDO HQrs, New Delhi; Dr RV Swamy, Director, DRDE,
Gwalior; and Dr T Lazar Mathew, Director, INMAS, Delhi; were deputed to Russia in
connection with the implementation of research project on development of vaccines for
protection against common infections and technology for detection of pathogens in the
environment, from 26 January to 1 February 2000, under the Integrated Long Term Programme
(ILTP) of Cooperation in Science and Technology between India and Russia.
Dr DR Sagar, Sci F and Dr OP Thakur, Sci C, proceeded to Russia in connection
with the study of dielectric materials at mm wave frequencies under the ILTP of
Cooperation in Science and Technology between India and Russia.
Higher Qualification Achieved
Shri Antonio Davis, Sci D, Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore,
has been awARDEd PhD for his thesis on A Comparative Study of Euler and Navier-Stokes
Computations with Upward Schemes for 2-D and Axisymmetric Nozzles from the Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Majumdar, Sci F, Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore, has been
nominated Correspondent of DRDO Newsletter.
A book titled Reflections - Quips, Quotes and Antedotes compiled by Shri Harpal Singh, TO
'A', Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Science (INMAS), Delhi, was released by Dr
VK Aatre, SA to RM, on National Science Day at the Laser Science and Technology Centre
(LASTEC), Delhi. Dr Lazar Mathew, Director, INMAS, has written the foreword for the book.
This book was the fourth collection of quotes by Shri Singh and is dedicated to Mahatma
Gandhi. Earlier, Shri Singh published three books titled, A Priceless Guide, A Precious
Guide - Selected Quotable Quotes and Words Worth. Shri Singh has 15 scientific papers to