SOURCE: The Northeast Today News
Meet Priyanka Das from Dhemaji, Assam, achieving her dreams and reaching the sky heights has made her name as one of the few to work for the development of the satellite navigation wing of Rafale Fighter Jets, which will be used for Indian Air Force in the year 2019.
Das is a PhD student at ISAE-SUPAERO and is working on satellite navigation systems in cooperation with Safran Electronics and Defense.
Recently, She has been honored French Nationality by the French Govt for her immense contribution towards the navigation system of Great ‘Rafale’ Aircrafts.
Passionate about space, Priyanka started her academic career with Bachelor’s Degree in Physics (Honors) from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi. Later, she joined Ecole Polytechnique for its 4-year Ingénieur Polytechnicien program (promotion X2013), specializing her third year in Data Science. She joined ISAE-Supaéro during her fourth year for a double degree masters in Aerospace Engineering, specializing in Autonomous Systems and Data Science.
She has not only earn fame but has also made her family as well as the entire state proud.