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APJ Abdul Kalam's list of awards and honours

He was one of the most distinguished scientists of India with the unique honour of receiving honorary doctorates from 30 universities and institutions.

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Updated:July 27, 2015, 10:38 PM IST
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APJ Abdul Kalam's list of awards and honours
He was one of the most distinguished scientists of India with the unique honour of receiving honorary doctorates from 30 universities and institutions.
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New Delhi: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the 'missile man' who came to be known as 'People's President' died on Monday after he collapsed during a lecture at the IIM.

He was one of the most distinguished scientists of India with the unique honour of receiving honorary doctorates from 30 universities and institutions. He has been awarded the coveted civilian awards - Padma Bhushan (1981) and Padma Vibhushan (1990) and the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna (1997). He was also a recipient of several other awards and Fellow of many professional institutions.

List of awards:

IEEE Honorary Membership, IEEE in 2011

Doctor of Engineering, University of Waterloo in 2010

Hoover Medal ASME Foundation, USA in 2009

International von Kármán Wings Award, California Institute of Technology, USA in 2009

Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2008

King Charles II Medal Royal Society, UK in 2007

Honorary Doctorate of Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK in 2007

Ramanujan Award, Alwars Research Centre, Chennai in 2000

Veer Savarkar Award, Government of India in 1998

Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, Government of India in 1997

Bharat Ratna, Government of India in 1997

Padma Vibhushan, Government of India in 1990

Padma Bhushan, Government of India in 1981

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