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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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, dance.

Connections

Married Narendra Kumar, November 17, 1972. Children: Divya Lakshmi, Pramukta S.