An Indian Origin Aerospace Engineer, Dr.Vivek Lall was just facilitated with a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by US President Joe Biden. The award was given to Lall by Americorps and the President’s office for his contribution to the field of American science, Technology, and Engineering.
Lall, who is the son of an Indian diplomat, has been extensively recognised for his work across the globe. He was one of the many belonging to the Indian diaspora to be invited to meet PM Narendra Modi during his trip to Washington last year.
Lall was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and relocated to the US. He has been schooled in Aerospace Engineering, having obtained a PhD from Wichita State University in Kansas. Lall is currently the CEO of General Atomics and has previously worked with giants like Reliance and Boeing. Lall also has affiliations with NASA and the Pentagon.