Graduate in Aeronautical Engineering at MIT, Chennai, Dr Tamilmani did his post graduation in BITS, Ranchi, MA (Defence Studies) at Madras University, MBA (HRD) at IGNOU and has been conferred with the Doctoral Degree in “Defence and Strategic Studies” by the University of Madras.
He served as the Director, Centre for Air Borne Systems (CABS) before being appointed as the Chief executive (Airworthiness), CEMILAC.
Manas K Mandal, Director, Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), under the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence has been appointed as the Chief Controller (R&D) Life Sciences.
Mandal has obtained his Postgraduate and Doctorate degrees from Calcutta University . He has completed his post-doctoral research programme at Delaware University (Fulbright Fellow), USA in 1986-87 and at Waterloo University (Shastri & NSERC Fellow) Canada, in 1993-94.
Mandal specialises in the areas of social cognition and experimental neuropsychology.