Dr. S. ChristopherBangalore. 03 July 2023. AXISCADES Technologies Ltd, an end-to-end engineering and technology solutions provider, catering to Aerospace, Defence, Heavy Engineering, Automotive, Energy, Medical & Healthcare sectors, serving Global OEMs, today announced the appointment of Dr. S. Christopher, as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director effective from June 30, 2023.

Dr S. Christopher served as Secretary, Department of Defence – R&D, Ministry of Defense, Government of India, Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Director of the Centre for Airborne Systems, Group Director at Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) and is presently engaged as a professor of practice in the Department of Electrical Science at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Dr Christopher is a recipient of many awards such as JC Bose Gold Medal, DRDO Scientist of the Year Award, DRDO Technology Group Award, NRDC Award, Dr VM Ghatge Award for his contributions in the field of microwave antennas and radar systems. He has to his credit several publications, copywrites, and patents.

Dr. S Christopher is a distinguished scientist from DRDO who obtained his BE (Hons) in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering, University of Madras in 1978, MTech in Microwaves and Radar Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, and PhD in Antenna and Measurement Techniques from IIT Madras. He has had an illustrious career and is known as the man behind the indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system, from the inception to induction to Indian Air force. He served as the Secretary to the Department of Defence R&D, Ministry of Defense, Government of India, managing critical projects including ATVP, the design house of nuclear submarine programme; ADA, the fighter aircraft design agency and the Brahmos, missile joint venture with Russia. Over the years, Dr. Christopher has held several esteemed positions. He served as Project Director for LCA Multi Mode Radar and led the design and development of slotted array technology, used in several airborne and missile projects. He was also Project Director for development of Maritime Patrol Airborne Radar, SuperVision 2000, for the Indian Navy.

Commenting on the development, Mr. Arun Krishnamurthi, CEO and Managing Director of AXISCADES said:

“We are proud and privileged to announce the appointment of Dr S. Christopher as a board member of Axiscades Technologies. With his exceptional qualifications and extensive experience in the defense industry, we believe Dr. Christopher will greatly enhance the strategic capabilities of the Company and contribute significantly to enhance the Company’s offerings in advanced defense solutions to our global customers and Indian Defense. Dr. Christopher embodies the values, that define our company’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and integrity. His visionary leadership, unwavering dedication to national security, and ethical conduct make him an ideal fit for our board. On behalf of the board and the entire company, I extend a warm welcome to Dr. S Christopher. ”

About AXISCADES Technologies Ltd.

AXISCADES is a leading, end to end technology and engineering solutions provider aiding creation of innovative, sustainable, and safer products worldwide. Headquartered in Bangalore with subsidiaries in USA, UK, Canada, Germany, India and China, and offices in Germany, France, Denmark, USA and Canada.

AXISCADES has a diverse team of over 2,700 professionals working across 17 locations across North America, Europe, UK and Asia-Pacific, striving to reduce the program risk and time to market. The company offers Product Engineering Solutions across Embedded Software and Hardware, Digitisation and Automation, Mechanical Engineering, System Integration, Test Solutions, Manufacturing Engineering, Technical Publications, and Aftermarket Solutions.

The solutions comprehensive portfolio covers the complete product development lifecycle from concept evaluation to manufacturing support and certification for Fortune 500 Companies in the Aerospace, Defense, Heavy Engineering, Automotive, Medical Devices & Industrial Product industries. The company is known for its robust system of certifications and best practices that address customer requirements and domain expertise.