'Kapindra Precision Engineering', a start-up incubated by IITM Incubation Cell has been adjudged as #1 Start-Up in the DRDO Dare to Dream Innovation Contest under the 'Open Category' challenge area, for their theme to deal with the heat dissipation issue (thermal management) of interstellar missiles during re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere where they experience destructive high temperatures (>2,400 C).
Kapindra Team Members
Prof. M.S.R. Rao
Dr. N. Arunachalam
Dr. S. Sathyan
Padmanabh Bagaria (CEO, Kapindra)
K. Ramasubramanian (ME13D046)
C. Nikhil (ME18S303)
Arun Veerabagu (ME17S021)
Dr. Maneesh Chandran (former doctoral scholar, IITM)
They will receive the award and a cash prize of Rs.10 lakhs during the DRDO Industry Meet scheduled to be held on October 15th in the august presence of the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India.