About

Professional:


Space Scientist: Space scientist with 42 years of experience in space-related chemistry and technology management at Indian Space Research Organization (Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre), Thiruvananthapuram; Prof Brahm Prakash Scientist at VSSC after superannuation.
Intellectual Property Rights: Former Chairman of the Advisory Committee for Intellectual Property Rights at Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (Government of Kerala), Thiruvananthapuram; Creating awareness in Intellectual Property rights among students and public across the state of Kerala
Consultant: Intellectual Property Rights, Establishing Science Museums  
Research Publications: 30 Research publications in Analytical Chemistry
Professional Bodies: Member, fellow and office bearer of many professional bodies. Former secretary and vice president for Kerala Scademy of Sciences, Former president of Society of Polymer Science, India; Hon.secretary of High Energy Material Socieity of India, LOC secretaty of 97th Indian Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram

Science Communicator:

Over three hundred popular science in print, on radio and television, experimental science quizzes, science lectures at schools
Speaker: Lectures on India's space research activities, general science, and Intellectual Property Rights; has about two hundred lectures on IPR at various seminars and awareness programmes; IPR faculty for KSCSTE, UGC Academic Staff College (Calicut University), MSME etc.
Rockets for children: Popularization of space science and technology, Indian efforts in space research, water rocket demonstration for children
Books: 1. Rockets and Beyond, 2. റോക്കറ്റും ചങ്ങാതിമാരും 3. മംഗൾയാൻ ഒരു ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞന്റെ കുറിപ്പുകൾ 4.  From Fishing Hamlet to Red Planet-India’s Space Journey (Ed.), 5. ഇന്ത്യൻ ബഹിരാകാശ ഗവേഷണ ചരിത്രം
Awards: Award for best popular science book-2015, by KSCSTE

Personal:
Born in 1950 in Payyanur, Kerala; Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (from 1972-2014; Post-graduate in Chemistry; Core expertise: Rocket-related Chemistry, IPR.
Family: Wife: AV Shobhana, Children: Nikhil Narayanan and Bharat Narayanan

Current activity: Speaker, author            


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