Dr N Kishore Nath, Project Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, DRDO, Hyderabad has been conferred with the prestigious Institution of Engineers (India) – M.P. Baya National Award – 2020 in recognition of his significant Research & Development contributions and technological advancements in mechanical engineering. The award was conferred as part of Engineers Day celebrations on 15 Sep 2021 at IEI, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Dr N Kishore Nath is widely known for his R&D contributions in the design & development of Agni missile systems and advanced technologies for numerous defence and aerospace applications in India. He obtained B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU Anantapur and pursued his ME & Ph.D from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
In his career spanning over two and half decades, Dr Kishore Nath has made wide ranging contributions for Agni programme and also played a vital role in the development of many mission critical technologies including composites, airframe structures, flex nozzle systems and solid propulsion systems.
He has been inducted as Fellow of many scientific/professional bodies including Institution of Engineers India, Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sensor Research Society. For his vital contributions, he has been conferred with numerous awards including DRDO Performance Excellence, Manager of the Year, National Design Award in Mechanical Engineering, Engineer of the Year Award.