Mr A K Chakrabarti has Masters degree in space Engineering and Rocketry from Birla Institute of Technology,Ranchi.
He has work experience at Birla Institute of Technology,Mesra, Ranchi and DRDO Laboratory,Hyderabad and retired as Director,Major Military Systems,DRDL.
He has two inventions to his credit -developed a special technique called, the Bird’s Nest Network (BNN) and a new method of product development methodology based on the concepts Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ).
He was awarded-scientists of the year(2005), Performance Excellence Award(2007),Technology Leadership Award(2011) and Aeronautical Prize(2005).
He was former President,Institute of Defence Scientists and Technologists(IDST) and worked as R&D Consultant to Bharat Dynamics Limited.
He has completed writing a book (Under publication) on “Best Practices in product Development”. He has vast experience in design,development and production of complex & precision mechanical hardware for propulsion,actuation and drive system,framing strategy to develop a new product,problem solving and failure analysis skills etc.