Dr K Maheswara Reddy obtained his B.Tech from SV University, Tirupati in 1983, M.Tech from IIT, Delhi in the year 1985 and joined DRDO. He obtained his PhD in the field of signal processing in 1998 from IISc, Bangalore. He Joined LRDE in December 1985 and worked in the area of designing the optimal signal processing scheme for rejection of clutter for the Airborne Radars. He joined CASSA in 1988 and worked in the area of modelling and simulation for design trade-off and performance analysis studies related to different radar, EW and missile systems. He has been responsible for developing several modelling and simulation software which are being utilized by services and other agencies for ECM Attack mission planning & Site location of AD radars considering 3D digital terrain maps and for evaluation of EW systems under multiple emitter scenario. He joined DARE in 2003 and has been responsible for developing several variants of radar warning & missile warning receivers and Jamming systems. The EW systems developed under his leadership are currently under production and are installed & operating on several aircraft of Indian Air Force, Navy and Army. He has published several technical papers in national and international journals. He received DRDO Performance excellence award for the development of Tarang RWR and its variants in the year 2007, DRDO Performance excellence award for development of R118 RWR in 2009 and DRDO scientist of the year award in 2010. Dr K Maheswara Reddy assumed charge of Director DARE on 9th Oct, 2015 and he assumed the Director, DLRL from 01 September 2020.