Prof. Alwan S,

Graduate and  Post graduate in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras he has over 35 years of experience in the areas of Research & Development in Indian Space Research Organization, before superannuating as General Manager, Rocket Propellant Plant, Vikram Sarabhai Space centre, Trivandrum. He was instrumental in development of a rocket motor for launch of Chandrayaan1  satellite. More than 50 papers in International & National journals, 5 books and one patent are to his credit. He is a recipient of Professor Sengupto Gold Medal for First Rank in M.Tech (Chemical Engineering, IIT, Madras). He received ISRO excellence award for the year 2008.


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