Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy, Distinguished Scientist, is the Chairman of Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and is the Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri (Defence Minister).
Dr. Satheesh is an aerospace scientist well renowned for his R&D in Missile Systems and sustained contributions towards the advancement of aerospace technologies & industries in India.
He joined the agency in 1986, led the Conceptualization, Design, Development and Productionisation of Inertial Sensors, Navigation schemes, Algorithms, Calibration methodologies, Sensor Models, Simulation along with development of Satellite Navigation Receivers and Hybrid Navigation Systems.
Under his leadership, advanced products and varieties of Avionics systems have been produced and successfully flight tested in strategic programs of the country.
Dr. Satheesh graduated in Electronics and Communication Engineering from JNTU, Anantapur and received his MS and doctorate from JNTU, Hyderabad.