Sadhana Attavar

IEEE India Council Track Co-Chair

Sadhana Attavar has over 32 years of experience in non formal education sector in popularising Science. Her major experience is in designing and developing of interactive science exhibits and in integrating the hardware and software to create user-friendly learning solutions. The most recent exhibition curated by her is the Space Technology gallery housed at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore. She has contributed to the development of science center network across the country and was instrumental in setting up a new Science Centre at Pilikula in Mangalore. Currently she is in the project head for setting up a new Science Centre at Rajamundry in the state of Andhra Pradesh. She has also played a pivotal role in establishing a nation-wide satellite communication link designed for organizing educational extension activities to rural areas across India. She has presented papers in national and international conferences and published articles related to science and technology in various journals and newspapers. At present she is senior curator and head of Electronics at Visvesvaraya Industrial  Technological Museum, Bangalore. She is a senior member of IEEE and is currently Treasurer and Chair Elect Women In Engineering of IEEE Bangalore Section. She was also Treasurer for 2018 . She was Educational activities Chair of Bangalore Section from 2016-2017.She was Publicity Co Chair of IEEE WIE(Women in Engineering) Global Summit 2016 and IEEE. SmartTech 2017-18. She chaired the industry panel of R10 SYWL Congress 2016 for WIE track and the track on Women Empowerment for IEEE WIE Global Summit 2016.