logo logo

Prabha N. Kumar

Prabha N. Kumar, American government agency administrator. Recipient Women of Color Technical award, 1999. Member Kaveri, Nrityarangam, Nrityantali and other cultural organizations; Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Background

  • Kumar, Prabha N. was born on April 3, 1950 in Narve, Mysore, India. Came to the United States, 1972. Daughter of Srinivasa Rao and Sheshamma Arakali.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, National College, Bangalore, India, 1968. Master of Science, Central College, Bangalore, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1976.

      Postgraduate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1972.

    Career

    • Senior research fellow Indian Institute of Science, 1970-1972. Graduate assistant Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1972-1976. Senior member technical staff Compuer Science Corporation, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1977-1979, Communications Satellite Corporation Corporation, Clarksburg, 1979-1984.

      Branch chief Voice of America/United States Information Agency, Washington, 1984-1988. Division chief Defense Information Systems Agency, Arlington, Virginia, 1988—2002. Chief engineer Center for Command Control Applications, Falls Church, since 2002.

    Works

    • Author, editor in field.

    Membership

    Member Kaveri, Nrityarangam, Nrityantali and other cultural organizations. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, dance.

    Connections

    • Married Narendra Kumar, November 17, 1972. Children: Divya Lakshmi, Pramukta S.
    • father: Srinivasa Rao
    • mother: Sheshamma Arakali
    • spouse: Narendra Kumar
    • children: Divya Lakshmi Kumar
    • Pramukta S. Kumar
    See on larger map
    Born April 3, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality

    Award