Mr. Ganapuram Venu
Mr. Ganapuram Venu
Achiever's Success Story
Knowledge is Resource – Time is an Opportunity
Venu G, a Padma Shri award nominee, a Scientist, an inspirational speaker, mentor, leader, Sports person, musician, an artist and an innovator. He is a Principal Scientist at CSIR’s National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru, with professional experience in the diversified fields of Aerospace propulsion, and Projects management.
COVID-19 has become the biggest pandemic ever to mankind. During this pandemic, the real life savers (Doctors) have put their life at stake in the process of saving others. Venu G has focused on saving doctors, as saving one doctor is equivalent to saving 1000 people. It was the time (April 2020) when there was no clue about the virus/ infections and the vaccines’ development to the country and to the world even.
He has invented and developed a life saving device, named, JeeVam- An UVSC, as personal societal mission for the nation, to safeguard doctors / health workers. This device is saving around 200 doctors per day per hospital, since June 2020, from getting infected by the CORONA virus, which eventually lead to safeguarding THOUSANDS of DOCTORS/ Health care staff for over a period of more than a year of pandemic. Donated the devices (worth in Lakhs) to MS Ramaiah Hospital and Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru.
He has proved that scientific and innovative mind can safeguard the society from any kind of pandemic/ difficult times.
He has invented a fuel injector for scramjet combustors of hypersonic vehicles towards national programs’ requirement. Venu G has also demonstrated the Endothermic Fuels as future fuel for the aviation industry, which is appreciated globally.
He is part of Govt. of India’s initiative “JIGYASA” program to motivate school children and inspire them through talks. Venu G has been Chief Guest and key note speaker to engineering colleges and educational academies.
He is one of the peer reviewers for journal on Combustion Science and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Apart from scientific temperament he has got hobbies of playing music, drawing and sports. He has represented CSIR-NAL for many events viz., Cricket, Chess etc., in Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and CSIR’s national events. He has proved his leadership qualities by successfully leading CSIR- NAL Staff Club as Vice- President and worked for the welfare of the staff. He is a hobby film maker and acted few KANNADA and TAMIL feature films.
Awards / Honours:
- Padma Shri award nominee 2022
- Man of Excellence Awardee by IAF
- Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
- Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
- Peer reviewer for Journal of Combustion Science and Technology, USA