Indian Origin Scientist gets lifetime achievement award by US President Biden.
by The Canadian Parvasi
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.
Drones is an upcoming sector in India and it is of particular interest to the youth. Interacted with Mr. Vivek Lall of @GeneralAtomics Global Corporation and spoke about how India is ushering a paradigm shift in drones policy, seen in our PLI scheme and reform measures. pic.twitter.com/8cEE2YcJ2s
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 23, 2021
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.