Tapan Misra appointed as Chief of ISRO’s Space Application Centre [ Current Affairs ]
Eminent and respected scientist Tapan Misra was appointed as the Chief of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 21 January. He replaced by AS Kiran Kumar, who was appointed as Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently.
- Prior appointment as, Tapan Misra was Deputy Director of Microwave Remote Sensing Area in SAC and also heading the Office of Innovations Management of ISRO at Bengaluru.
- Tapan Misra is an electronics and telecommunication engineering graduate from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and began his career at SAC as a digital hardware engineer responsible for the development of Quick Look Display System of X-Band Side Looking Airborne Radar in 1984.
- He was awarded Hari Om Ashram Prerit Vikram Sarabhai research Award (2004), ISRO Merit award (2008), Sir JC Bose National Talent Search (JBNSTS) Scholarship in 1981.
- Published on: February 23, 2015