(Born on 3rd July 1980 in Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India), is a former teaching faculty
of engineering Institution (s).
R. Sathishkumar is an alumnus of C. Abdul Hakeem College,
one of the oldest colleges in Vellore District, Tamilnadu, India.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.E.S) degree in Electronic Science from University of Madras in 2000 and later
obtained his Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Applied Electronics from the Bharathiyar University in 2002, and
thereafter his Master of Technology (M.Tech) degree in Sensor Systems from the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamilnadu in 2004.
He obtained Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Electrical Engineering from
Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET), India in 2014.
He underwent training at National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa, India during August 2003.
He did a project at National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai, India for his Master thesis from September 2003 to May 2004.
He had visited to Acoustic Research Lab (ARL) of National University of Singapore (NUS) during April 2014 to
learn Autonomous Underwater Vehicle developed by ARL.
After completion of PhD, due to his passion to Build a Community, Share Knowledge and
Create Change, on 20 January 2015, at the capacity of Author/Managing Trustee, he established
the Venus International Foundation (VIF).
Since the inception, R. Sathishkumar is serving as a Managing Trustee and Chairman of the VIF.
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