Dr. MRM Babu
Dr. MRM Babu
Distinguished Scientist , Director ASL

Dr. M. Rama ManoharaBabu, Distinguished Scientist, Director &Programme Director, Missile Systems, ASL has obtained MS in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad in the year 1994.He has been conferred with Ph.D from College of Engineering, Andhra University in the subject of Marine Engineering on Acoustic Emission Testing of Carbon Epoxy Filament Wound Pressure Vessels in the year 2014.

He was founding Director, Centre for Advanced Systems from 2014 to 2016 and was responsible for the production of Missile Systems. Later he has taken over as the Programme Director – MissileProgramme consisting of 8 Projects across different DRDO labs covering various configurations of missile Systems, Ground support systems and sites. As Programme Director, he is responsible for the Design, Development, Production and Deployment of long range Missile Systems of various missile variants. He has taken over as Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory on 5th October 2018.


Member of Indian National Society for Aerospace and Related Mechanisms (INSARM)
Member of Aeronautical Society of India
Member of Society for Aerospace Quality and Reliability
Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India)

Agni Award for Excellence in Self-reliance
DRDO Award for path breaking research/outstanding technology development
Commendation Certificate from SA to RM
V.A.Chandramouli Memorial Award

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