Priyadarshini L, Scientist from CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore under Vishveswaraiah Technological University in the year 2006.


She has served ITC infotech as an Associate IT consultant for about two years.


In the year, 2008, she joined NAL as junior scientist in the C-CADD division. Centre for Civil Aircraft Design & Development (C-CADD) division plays a lead role in the design and development of small and medium sized civil aircraft such as Hansa (2 seat), Saras (14 seat) and CNM-5 (5 seat) aircrafts.  She is part of the Flight test instrumentation (FTI) group working on these civil aircraft projects of national interest.


Currently, she is actively involved in the SARAS PT1N flight testing programme.

In the year 2012, she received “Excellence in Design, Development and Project Execution” award for Design and Development of Engine Crew Alerting System (EICAS) for SARAS aircraft display system.


She has to her credit 4 technical papers which are published in international journals. She has also presented two technical papers in the CISCON conference and National Women Science congress; the latter awarded her “best paper presentation “in 2015 for her paper titled “End-to-end Flight test instrumentation system of a Light Transport Aircraft”.  She has also prepared about 32 technical documents for her projects. Further, 3 groups of BE students have completed their academic projects and about 6 students have completed internship under her guidance.

Last updated on : 12-11-2020 12:05:19pm