director

Dr PK Khosla

Executive Director

Contact Information

Tel: +911726619002
Email ID: director.mohali[at]cdac.in

About Dr PK Khosla

    Dr PK Khosla passed M.Tech in Electronics & Communication from National Institute of Technology (then REC), Kurukshetra. He was awarded University Medal for being a topper. He passed PhD in Electronics & Communication from Thapar University. He has under gone courses at

  • IIT Delhi & Kanpur
  • Engineering Staff College of India
  • Administrative Staff College of India
  • IIM, Ahmedabad
  • He joined DRDO in 1986 as Scientist B. He is the founder of Embedded Systems Division of TBRL and remained its head for 5 ½ years. The embedded products developed by him and his team have been successfully inducted into on-board systems of missiles and aircraft. He became Group Director of Rail Track Rocket Sled National Test Facility in 2009. He successfully completed Project TERA with a sanctioned cost of 100 Cr. Under this project he established state of art Penta Rail Supersonic Rail Track facility. Here, he conducted experiments on the rails by achieving vehicle velocities of the order of 2000 km/hr. In yet another project he has been developing techniques for evaluation of ejection seat for fighter aircraft. He was Project Director of this Project with a sanctioned cost of Rs64 Cr. He is recipient of a number of awards namely

  • Technology Group Award – 2005 & 2015
  • DRDO award for performance Excellence-2007 & 2014.
  • DRDO special award for strategic contributions-2009
  • National Technology Day Award 2012
  • Most prestigious award has been the Scientist of the year award - 2015
  • He is also recipient of Engineer of the year award – 2017 of Chandigarh University
  • As per a recent tweet by Raksha Mantri, he played key role in Operation Shakti at Pokharan in 1998.
  • He is worked as Scientist G and Associate Director of Terminal Ballistics Research Lab (TBRL), DRDO. He was head of premier test facility named Rail Track Rocket Sled Facilty, Head of Automation and Networking Division and also Head of Communication Division. He has expertise in Embedded Systems, Networks, ERP, Telemetry, Instrumentation, Velocimetry, Virtual reality and IOT. His relentless efforts have enabled scientists to unravel the previously unforeseen and latent issues in defence systems. Now, on 18th Dec 2018, he has joined C-DAC as Executive Director at C-DAC Mohali.

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