Ms Ananthalakshmi Krishnamoorthy, an alumna of Vidya of the B Tech (EEE) 2011 pass-out batch, successfully defended her PhD (Aerospace Engineering) Dissertation titled “Extended Orbital Flight of a CubeSat in the Lower Thermosphere with Active Attitude Control” in front of a jury of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).
After successfully completing her B Tech programme in Vidya, Ms Ananthalakshmy joined Manipal Institute of Technology for the M Tech programme in Astronomy and Space Engineering in 2011 which she completed in 2013 with a gold medal. She joined the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2015 for the Ph D programme.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA focusing on the instruction and research of technical arts and applied sciences. Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI was one of the United States’ first engineering and technology universities and now has 14 academic departments with over 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees. WPI’s faculty works with students in a number of research areas, including biotechnology, fuel cells, information security, surface metrology, materials processing, and nanotechnology. (Wikipedia)