Senior scientist of DRDO visits Sahyadri
Dr Ramakrishna A. from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) visited the Sahyadricampus. Dr. Ramakrishna A. is the Head of Research Appliances and Senior Principal Scientist (Food Engineering&Packaging), DRDO, Ministry of Defence. He had a fruitful interaction with faculty and students about innovative mechatronics technology and management.
Dr Ramakrishna has 34 years of wide experience in the development of polymer composites,food processing on functional, nutritional foods, its process and packaging systems. He has developed innovative food engineering systems with polymer composites,demonstrated and installed for use in high altitude locations, deserts, naval ship galley, Marcos and Commandos. He was honored with Best Scientific Worker-1988, DFRL, DRDO and DFRL-DRDO Scientist of the Year awardsin 2011.
Dr Ramakrishna is of the belief that education should be action oriented and research should be converted into beneficial products for armed forces and civilians. Further, he has expressed his willingness to mentor any faculty or studentswho wish to seek his support from ideation to product.