R&DE (Engrs), Pune
Shri Y P Pathak,
Director, Research & Development Establishment (Engrs), R&DE (Engrs), Pune,
has been promoted to Sci H w.e.f 19 August 2004. Shri Pathak, was appointed
Director, R&DE (Engrs), on 1 August 1999. Born on 18 January 1946, Shri
Pathak graduated from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in 1967. He
joined DRDO as Scientific Officer in 1969 after completing one year Defence
Orientation Course at IAT, Pune. During his early years in DRDO, he was
associated with the development of field defences, light weight field
shelters and manually launched assault bridges for the Army. During this
development he was responsible for establishing indigenous technology for
structures in lightweight alloys. He served as Scientific Adviser to GOC-in-C,
Western Command during 1973-1977. Since 1977, he has been guiding the
research and development activities in the field of Combat Engineering at R&DE(Engrs),
Pune.He graduated from the prestigious National Dfence College, New Delhi in
1996. He piloted the establishment to get ISO: 9001 Certification in
1998.Shri Pathak is the recipient of the Scientist of the Year Award-2003.
He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India).
Shri M S Sunder, Sci
F, Gas Turbine Research Estab-lishment (GTRE), Bangalore, has been promoted
to Sci G w.e.f 1 July 2004. He obtained BE from Bangalore University in 1971
and ME from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1986. He also had a
brief stint as research fellow at NAL during 1972.