Prof. Prakash working as a Professor and Dean (Associate), Division of Research & Development, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. He is Adjunct Professor (Honorary position) at Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. His area of research is Materials Science and Manufacturing. Dr. Prakash has authored more than 250 research articles in journals, conference proceedings, and books. In 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 he received the Research Excellence Award for publishing the highest number of publications at the University. He is also featured in “World Ranking of Top 2% Scientists” in the 2021 database (Published: 19 October 2021)”. He has edited 23 books and 3 authored books for various reputed publishers like Springer, Elsevier, CRC Press, and World Scientific. He is the series editor of the book “Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies: Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid, CRC Press Taylor & Francis. He is serving editorial board member of peer reviewer intranational journals “Cogent Engineering” and “Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology”. He is serving as Guest Editor of 21 peer-reviewed SCI-indexed Journals. He is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
D.V.A. Raghavamurthy is Director of Aerospace Research in Veltech University. He joined ISRO as Systems Engineer after his M.Sc.(Tech) from REC Warangal and worked on numerous satellite projects, including Bhaskara-II, TES, and IRS satellites. He was Project Director of Cartosat-1, IMS-1, YouthSat, SARAL and first Project Director of Chandrayaan 2. He had also been involved in small satellite projects till 2013, when he became Director of the Earth Observations System in ISRO Head Quarters and was responsible for Earth observing satellites, missions and applications till his retirement in 2016.
V. Sambasiva Rao is Professor in the Electrical and Communications Engineering Department in PES University and Director of the Crucible of Research and Innovation (CORI), Bangalore. An engineering graduate from College of Engineering, Kakinada, (Andhra University), he obtained his Ph.D from BITS, Pilani, and was associated with ISRO in various capacities for 37 years, till his retirement as Deputy Director from ISRO Satellite Centre in June 2011. In ISRO, he was responsible for the development of high bit rate data transmitters for all IRS series of satellites and various RF and microwave systems in S, C, X, Ku and Ka bands for IRS and INSAT missions and was also associated with the planning of communication satellites and development of associated technologies.