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  Vishnu Madhav  Ghatage

Name Professor VM Ghatage
(Professor Vishnu Madhav Ghatage)
  Gender M
Birth 1908
Specialization Aeronautical Engineering
  Year of Election 1950  
  Demise 06-12-1991

Vishnu Madhav Ghatage obtained his DPhil degree from the University of Gottingen, Germany. His specialization was in Aeronautical Engineering. He was the Managing Director, Products Designers Pvt. Ltd, a Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and General Manager, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore.

Academic and Research Achievements: Ghatage had specialized in aerodynamics and aircraft structures. He was responsible for designing, developing and test flying a droop-carrying glider, HT-2 trainer aircraft, two-seater Pushpak, an ultralight aircraft for training pilots in flying clubs, Krishak aircraft for agricultural purposes, trainer Kiran, and a jet engine with 2500 lb thrust.

Other Contributions: Ghatage was a Member of Institution of Engineers (India), Aeronautical Society of India and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.

Awards and Honours: Ghatage was a recipient of Sir Walter Pucky Indian Prize (1969), National Design Award and Padma Shri (1965). He was a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and Royal Aeronautical Engineering Society.

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