Professor VK Agrawal

Director Crucible of Research and innovation, PES University

Areas of Interest:

Computer Sc, Electronics and Power Electronics.


Computer hardware and software, Electrics circuits and power drive electronics

Consultancy Areas:

Satellite Systems, computer harddare and software.


Sector Associated With:


Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Consultancy Firms, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Design and development of Onboard computers for Indian satellite..

Professional Experience:

  • PESIT/ PES University, Director and Professor, 2011- continue
  • GM R&D, LGM, Bangalore 2008-2011
  • ISRO Satellite Centre, Position: Engineer to Outstanding Sc, 1978-2008


Computer, software, fault-tolerant, electronics, power electronics.


Contact Information


Director CORI, PES University, BSK 3rd Stage, 100ft Rd, Bangalore 560085

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  • PhD ( Computer Sc), IISc, Bangalore, 1986
  • M.Tech ( Electronics), IIT Kanpur 1978
  • BE ( Elect/ Electronics) Jiwaji University Gwalior ( MP) 1975


Awards and Major Professional Recognitions


  • Sir C.V. Raman Award for Young Scientists by Government of Karnataka, 1996-97
  • Given in appreciation and recognition of exceptional contributions to Space Science
  • Astronautical Society of India Award, 2005
  • Given in recognition of significant contribution to Spacecraft and Related Technologies
  • Govt. of India, Dept of Space Merit Award, 2007
  • Given in appreciation of contribution to the Indian Space Program in the area of Attitude and Orbit Control Systems for Satellites
  • 18th IETE- Hari Ramji Toshniwal Gold Medal Award, 2007
  • Given for distinguished contribution in the design and development of state-of-art on-board computers for achieving highly stable and jitter-free satellite for communication and remote sensing satellites of India.
  1. Corresponding Member, International Academy of Astronautics, Paris.
  2. Senior Member, IEEE.
  3. Member, International Society for Hybrid Micro-electronics.
  4. Member, Astronautical Society of India.
  5. Fellow National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi.

Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VI: Electronics and Communication Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: To be added

Year of Birth: 01-09-1953