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Dr. Latha Christie is a Senior Scientist from Bangalore working with the Government of India for the past 31 years. After graduating in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu with Honours, she completed her Master’s and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She completed her International Executive Diploma in Project Management from I2P2M in collaboration with George Washington University School of Business, Washington DC, USA. She has around 65 publications in International Journals and Conferences and in national journals.
She has received the prestigious Prof. Satish Dhawan Award for Engineers, instituted by the Government of Karnataka, for outstanding achievements in the field of engineering sciences for the year 2014, awarded by the Chief Minister. She has received many other awards and the President Scout Award during her school days. (Award Info)
She has authored a technical book – Coupled-Resonator Slow-Wave Structures for Travelling-Wave Tubes: An Analysis, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010.
She has written a book on Domestic Abuse faced by women: When the Flame Flickers: Emerging from Marital Abuse, SAIACS,2015. This book has been recommended by various psychologists and theologians across the globe and has sold many copies.
Her new book on the intersection between Science and Religion is going to hit the print – Beyond the boundaries of Science: Exploring the Cosmic Story.
The Best Success Stories often Begin with Setbacks
It is often said that for a scientist to believe in God is a contradiction. However, the story of Dr. Latha Christie shows that even a woman who has faced various setbacks in life can make history and that depth in scientific knowledge can bring a person close to the living and eternal God.