List of Awards Received by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

From being born in a very poor family to becoming India’s 11th President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has shown us that nothing is impossible. And, the list of Awards that Dr Kalam has received will inspire you even more.

Dr Kalam has given an unforgettable contribution to the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) and ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation).

Not only this, but he was also deeply involved in the development of Ballistic Missile and Launch Vehicle technology.

In this blog post, I will be listing out all the awards that Dr APJ Abdul Kalam grabbed over years for his great works.

Dr Kalam with NSS Chairman Mark Hopkins

NSS Chairman Mark Hopkins presents Dr Kalam with the NSS Von Braun award for leading India into space and for being a global leader in space development.

 

Recommended Read: List of All the Books Written by APJ Abdul Kalam

Awards Received by APJ Abdul Kalam

Year of award or honour Name of award or honour Awarding organization
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

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