GUEST LECTURE ON - SPACE VEHICLE DESIGN | Event Date: Wednesday, 28th, February 2018
Space Vehicle Design - A Great Challenge
A Guest lecture was conducted on 28/02/2018 in Padur Hall 1 about “Space Vehicle Design - A Great Challenge” by school of Aeronautical Sciences for second and third year Aerospace Students. Professor V. Krishnamurthy (Rtd ISRO Scientist) and professor in Aerospace Engineering was the resource person for the guest lecture. The seminar began with a short introduction on the eminent speaker by Mr. Rahul Venkatesan, Assistant Professor, School of Aeronautical Sciences, who later facilitated the speaker with a Bouquet. Mr. Krishnamurthy initiated his speech about the humble beginning of the space launches and his contributions to the same. A short note on the profile of the speaker is as follows • Thirty Five (35) years of experience in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – Sathish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC-SHAR), Sriharikota as a researcher and Scientist in the area of orbital mechanics and space craft dynamics. • Part of the team behind many successful launches of PSLV and GSLV till 2007. • Active member of team behind special missions to moon and mars namely Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan missions respectively. • Ten (10) years of teaching experience in modules like rockets and missiles, spacecraft propulsion and orbital mechanics in the department of aerospace engineering SRM University. • Published papers in leading journals and invited as a speaker in outstanding conferences in the field of Aerospace Engineering. The session was concluded by encouraging students to take their career forward in spacecraft technology. The speech then developed into an interactive session between the students and guest on orbital dynamics. Finally the lecture ended with a vote of thanks by Prof. Mr. Murugesan. The faculty coordinator of the event Mr. Rahul Venkatesan was present throughout the event and made necessary arrangements to felicitate the gathering. The faculties Professor Dr. Vasanth Kumar and Assistant Professor PR Vishnu from School of Aeronautical Sciences, HITS were also present as an audience during the lecture.