Shri G Viswam, Distinguished Scientist, has been appointed as Director of Bangalore-based Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), a unit of DRDO.
He assumed charge from Dr. P Radhakrishna, Distinguished Scientist, who superannuated on May 31.
ShriG Viswamobtained his M.Sc in Computer Science from Andhra University, and M.Tech degree in Computer Engineering from IIT Madras.
He started his career in Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) as a Scientist ‘B’ in 1989 and rose to the rank of Distinguished Scientist.
Shri G Viswam worked in various Radar projects with vast experience in Design and Development of Radar Systems, more specifically in Surveillance & Fire Control Radars of AKASH Weapon System, QRSAM, AKASH-NG, ADFCR for Army / Air force needs and Programme AD.
His expertise includes System engineering of large scale System of Systems, Conceptualization, Interface Definition, Real-time hardware & software design development using Object Oriented Paradigm, Parallel processing systems & software specifically in the field of Radar Signal Processing, System integration and Testing, Deployment, Operationalization and Product ionization of Radar systems.
He was instrumental in the realization of first of its kind four wall on the move radar (configured on single 8x8 HMV / Trailer) in C and Xbands for Indian Army (QRSAM) and Indian Air force (AKASH NG).
His fields of interests include Systems Engineering, High Performance Computing, Parallel Processing using GPGPU architectures, highly time critical software & hardware systems and miniaturization reducing complexity of Radar systems.
Received young scientist Award 2000 and Scientist of the year Award 2013 from DRDO and IETE-IRSI Main Award 2020.