Cardiff University honours Dr. Kasturirangan

Cardiff University honours Dr. Kasturirangan

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Dr. K Kasturirangan, Director of National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore and former Chairman of ISRO, has become an Honorary Fellow of the Cardiff University, the United Kingdom.

The Honorary Fellowship was conferred on him at the University’s graduation ceremony last week at Cardiff, an ISRO statement said recently. The conferring of Honorary Fellowship on Dr Kasturirangan is an international recognition for his contribution to space, according to ISRO.

The Fellowship recognises Dr. Kasturirangan’s contribution in directing the Indian space programme and towards development of space science and technology, including the development of launch vehicle and satellite technology, applications in the area of remote sensing, communication and education using space systems as well as promoting space science research, it said.