Dr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre (VK Aatre)

Froemr DG DRDO and SA to RM, Retired, Vsisitng Prof. at IISc

Areas of Interest:

Defence Systems and Electronics, Engineering Education, Education in General
Science-Technology andSociety.


Electrical Engineering - Signal Processing
Micro, nano and Smart Devices andSystrems

Consultancy Areas:

Nothing Specific.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs

Major Professional Contributions:

Development of Defence Electronics and Systems - Under water systems and sonars, Electronic Warfare systems, Radars, sensors and actuators.
Design and development of MEMS, Micro and Mamp devoces. .

Professional Experience:

  • Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Principal Scientific Officer
  • DRDO
  • Director NPOL
  • DRDO
  • DG ADA
  • SA to RM
  • Secretary Defence R&D


Defence Electronics, Micro and nano devices, Education..


Contact Information


139, 3rd Main, RMV II Stage, Block 1 , Bangalore 560094
80-23511733, 9880238445

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  • BE (Mysore) -1961
  • ME IISc -1963
  • PhD Waterloo, Canada, 1967

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Fellow IEEE, IETE, INAE
  • Padma Bhushanaand Padma Vibhushana
  • Ram Lal Wadhava medal (IETE), Vasavik

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated V: Electrical Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 1989

Year of Birth: 1939