Dr. Girish S. Deodhare Promoted as Director General, ADA
Dr. Girish S. Deodhare, Distinguished Scientist has assumed the charge of Director General of the Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore. He was the Programme Director (Combat Aircraft) and Director, ADA to lead the Tejas (LCA) programme.
Dr. Girish S. Deodhare was born on October 9, 1963. He did his B. Tech in Electrical Engineering (1984), M.Tech in Controls and Instrumentation (1986) both from IIT Bombay and Ph.D (1990) in Control Theory from University of Waterloo, Canada. He started his career in DRDO as Scientist in Centre for AI and Robotics (CAIR), Bangalore from 1990 till 2007.
In March 2007 he joined the Aeronautical Development Agency as Scientist 'G'. He got Outstanding Scientist/Sc H during July 2012. He is elevated to Distinguished Scientist from April 2019. He has been a Lead Member of the National Control Law (CLAW) team for LCA and was Project Director (CLAW) since 2016. In 2013 he took over as the Technology Director (Integrated Flight Control Systems), ADA and held additional charge of Associate Programme Director (New Programmes and Systems Engineering) from 2015.
He is involved in the design and development of flight control systems for the Indian Light Combat Aircraft using both classical and modern control synthesis techniques. On April 28, 2017 ,he took over as the Director of ADA.