Shri Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas
Indian Nuclear Society Outstanding Service Award (2011), Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award (2006), DAE Awards (2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013).
A Nuclear Physicist and Former Director of BARC.
Education: Shri Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas completed B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from MS University, Vadodara in 1978.He was selected in 22nd Batch of the BARC Training School of BARC in 1979.
Biography: Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas, born on 3rd May, 1957, is a top nuclear scientist of the country. In 1978, he quantified as a scientist trainee of the most prestigious Training School of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. He was selected in 22nd Batch of the BARC Training School of BARC in 1979. He was also posted in Reactor Engineering Division of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. Shri K.N. Vyas has worked for design & analysis of nuclear reactor fuels and he designed and developed a novel fuel for strategic applications. Shri K.N. Vyas played a key role for completion of strategic projects. Shri Vyas has also participated in design & analysis of the Test Blanket Module planned to be installed in ITER,France.