ABOUT - SAHITH REDDY

Sahith Reddy Madara is passionate about connecting and empowering individuals to advance the future space economy. Sahith is currently associated with Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences, and Technology (SAASST), University of Sharjah (UoS) as a Research Engineer - CubeSat Lab (leading and working on the development of Sharjah’s 1st 3U Astronomical Cube-Satellite named Sharjah-Sat-1 – for observing solar coronal holes and bright X-ray sources in our galaxy), and also acting as a UAE’s National Point of Contact for the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) in support of United Nations Programme on Space Applications. Prior to SAASST, Sahith was working as a Graduate Engineer Trainee at Collins Aerospace – A Part of United Technologies Corporation; Aerospace Research Engineer (Apprentice) at Masdar Institute (iEnergy), Khalifa University of Science & Technology; Production & Quality Engineer (Apprentice) at Hydro Middle East (Oil & Gas); Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Apprentice) at Air India Engineering Services Limited - Boeing 737-800 facility; and lastly AME On Job Training (OJT) at Emirates Aviation Services. Sahith has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interactions between different fields relevant to space exploration, and the future of a new space economy.

 

Sahith has kept his research spirit alive, having currently published 26 research & review papers at various International peer-reviewed journals; presented 10 technical papers, and been honored with the “Best Paper and Presentation Award” thrice at various multiple International Conferences throughout the world. His research interest over the past few years have mainly focused on Composite Materials and Structures, Cube-Satellite Technologies, Non-Traditional Machining, Radar Absorbing Materials, Green Aviation. Sahith has served as an esteemed member of the SGAC (UAE Delegation) at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS). Amongst his noticeable accomplishments also being invited and honored as a Speaker, session chair, resource person, and technical committee member in various international conferences, hackathons, workshops, and events organized by, for instance, Azercosmos - NASA Space App Challenge, Institute for Engineering Research and Publication, Sharjah Education Council, UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, Curtin University, Global Aerospace Summit, IEEE (UAE Section), Space Generation Advisory Council, Royal Aeronautical Society, are a few of them. Sahith is an B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering graduate (Gold Medalist - “MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED” Award Winner) from Amity University Dubai.

Sahith is a firm believer in the fact that Innovation often occurs at boundaries of discipline and one should always be ready to go forth that extra step or put in that extra effort to overcome all the barriers to realize his vision. Sahith has radically changed his life & career after a self-imposed sabbatical to follow  passion (helping others to shine).

 

Sahith is an international speaker for audiences ranging from the commercial space industry to the general public, universities, and schools. He is currently based in Toulouse, France and is always looking for new opportunities to talk about the space economy, space science, and careers in science to a wider audience.

 

SPEAKING TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

  • Finding your place in space

  • Applying to graduate school  - Career guidance  |  Universities consultation

  • Life journey in UAE and experiences

  • Careers in the space industry

  • Education system and job culture in abroad

  • The commercial space industry  |  Space Sustainability

  • Stress Management and Motivational Speaking

  • Technical concepts in Aeronautical and Space Engineering

Presentations can be tailored to various audience demographics and preferences.

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EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Advanced Composite Materials & Structures

2020 - present

ISAE SUPAERO (National Higher French Institute of Aeronautics and Space), Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées, France

B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering - (9.30 CGPA) - First Class with Distinction

[Gold Medallist - “MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED” Award Winner]

Non-Traditional Machining (Neural Networks)

Satellite Technologies (CubeSats)

3-D Electronics (Radar Absorbing Materials)

2012 - 2014

Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad

Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE - India)

Higher Secondary School (11th & 12th Grade) – (94.9%)

2012

Vignan Prabodhananda Prashanti Nikethan (VPPN), Hyderabad

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE Board - India)

Secondary School (10th Grade) – (86%)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Engineering Graphics, Blender, STK, CST Microwave Studio, Power BI,

C, C++, Python programming, MATLAB, Power BI, Windows and Mac


 Aerospace Lab Equipment: SEM, Advanced Beam Testing Apparatus, Polariscope Apparatus, C15-10 Armfield Wind Tunnel, Minilab Gas Turbine Power System, F300C Experimental Impulse and Reaction Turbine Module with compressible flow base unit


Undergoing professional certifications for AutoCAD, Catia and Ansys Software

2014 - 2018

Amity University, Dubai Campus, UAE

B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering - (9.30 CGPA) - First Class with Distinction

[Gold Medallist - “MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED” Award Winner]

 Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

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"Distinguished Speaker Award"

It's my pleasure to receive the honor - "Distinguished Speaker Award" along with Prof. Katepalli Sreenivasan - New York University, and Dr. Prashanth Reddy Marpu - Masdar Institute (Khalifa University); at the 4th Young Professionals in Space (YPinSpace) Conference 2019 organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in collaboration with IEEE, at the Dubai World Trade Centre on November 4th 2019.