V. Siddhartha

V. Siddhartha
  • Distinguished Fellow
    Centre for Air Power Studies

PhD, Imperial College of Science and Technology, UK. 1974-82, Member, Systems Planning and Analysis Group, Indian Space Research Organisation, Bangalore; until 2004, Scientist, Defence Research Development Organization, India; Consultant to Ministry of External Affairs, India, on export control and science and technology in international security, and on 2005 Indian WMD Act; former positions with UN Environment Programme, Geneva; 2007-09, Member, Experts Group, Committee on UN Security Council Resolution 1540, New York; 2009-10, Scientific Consultant, Advanced Technologies, to Principal Scientific Adviser of government of India. Former Secretary, Science Advisory Council, India. Senior Associate, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Founder Member, Institute of Social and Economic Change; Bangalore. Member: Aeronautical Society, India; United Service Institution, India, and also of several technology associations and bodies. Former Member of the Editorial Board, Current Science journal, Indian Academy of Sciences.