Mr V. R. Katti

Program Director GEOSAT/Outstanding Scientist IRetired ISAC,ISRO, ISRO Satellite Centre ISRO Bangalore

Areas of Interest:

Satellite Technology, Satellite Communication Systems, project planning and implementation and electronics and EMC engineering.


Communication Satellite Projects System Engineering and Electro Magnetic Compatibility Solutions

Consultancy Areas:

Project planning, Electro Magnetic Compatibility Engineering.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

R&D Organizations

Major Professional Contributions:

Since 1993 till 2010 lead INSAT 2,INSAT3 and INSAT 4 series of satellites successfully leading operationalization of communication and meteorological services including the Direct to Home Satellite based television services. Contributed substantially for the development of Satellite Technology at ISRO.Responsible for the development in the areas of Satellite integration and Electro Magnetic Compatibility Engineering for aerospace systems..

Professional Experience:

  • Electrical integration Engineer Arybhat and Bhaskara1 Satellite projects 1972-1979
  • Deputy Project Director Bhaskara2 project.1979-19828
  • Head Satellite integration division ISAC,ISRO 1982-1993
  • Project Director INSAT 2C,2D,2E 1993-1998
  • Program Director GEOSAT(operational INSATS and experimental GSATS) 1998-010.


Communication Satellites,Satellite Technology, EMC Assistance.


Contact Information


#603,.14'th cross,9'th A main,ISRO Layout Bangalore 560078
Land line (080)26860332
Mobile 9880595278

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  • B.E(Electronics and Telecommunication) First-class with distinction 1969 College of Engineering Pune,Pune University
  • M.E(Electrical Communication Engineering ) Distinction 1971, lndian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Distinguished Achievement Award 1975
  • Hari Om prerit Vikram Sarabhai award 1992
  • Astronautical Society of India award 1998
  • PADMASRI govt of India 2003
  • FIE Foundation Na tional award 2006

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VII: Aerospace Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2006

Year of Birth: 1946