Abdul Kalam is the Indian aerospace scientist.He was born in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu at 15 October 1931.His full name was Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam.He studied schooling in manadapam panchayat union middle school and Schwartz higher secondary school.He did college in st. Joseph,Trichy and Madras institute of technology, chennai.He was also the President of India in 2002-2007.
He played a leading role in the development of India’s missile and nuclear weapons programs. He called as missile man of india for the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.He lived a simple living and high thinking. He was a true patriot, a man who believed in the empowerment of students and made missiles but talked of peace. He firmly believed that educational opportunities should be provided to all children as that was the only way to remove poverty.
HONORS FOR DR.A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM:-
* 2014- Honorary professor.
* 2014 Honorary professor Beijing University, China.
2014 Doctor of Science Edinburgh University, Uk.
2013 Von Braun Award National Space Society.
2012 Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) Simon Fraser University.
2011 IEEE Honorary Membership IEEE.
2010 Doctor of Engineering University of Waterloo.
2009 Honorary Doctorate Oakland University.
2009 Hoover Medal ASME Foundation, USA.
2009 International von Kármán Wings Award California Institute of Technology, USA.
2008 Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
2008 Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
2007 Honorary Doctorate of Science and Technology Carnegie Mellon University.
2007 King Charles II Medal Royal Society, UK.
2007 Honorary Doctorate of Science University of Wolverhampton, UK.
2000 Ramanujan Award Alwars Research Centre, Chennai.
1998 Veer Savarkar Award Government of India.
1997 Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration Indian National Congress.
1997 Bharat Ratna Government of India.
1995 Honorary Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences.
1994 Distinguished Fellow Institute of Directors (India).
1990 Padma Vibhushan Government of India.
1981 Padma Bhushan Government of India.
* Planting trees.
* Educating students.
” Dream comes in sleep is not a Dream Dream which not let you to sleep is a dream”.
– DR.A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM