Wikistrat Expert Rear Admiral (ret) Dr. Sanatan  Kulshrestha

Rear Admiral (ret) Dr. Sanatan Kulshrestha

Senior Fellow, New Westminster College Canada

Dr. Kulshrestha is an alumnus of Jodhpur University with a Gold Medal in Solid State Physics in his post graduation. He served in the Indian Navy from 1975 till 2011. He contributes regularly to defense journals on maritime issues and defense technology. He is a published author and a keynote / plenary speaker at national and international conferences.

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Biography

Dr. Kulshrestha is an alumnus of Jodhpur University with a Gold Medal in Solid State Physics in his post graduation. He served in the Indian Navy from 1975 till his superannuation in 2011. Dr. Kulshrestha specialized in Quality Assurance of Naval Armament and filled various key appointments at the Naval Command Headquarters, DRDO establishments, ordnance factories and finally rose to become the Director General of Naval Armament Inspection (DGNAI) at the Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Navy).

He is an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College Wellington, India; The College of Naval Warfare, and the prestigious National Defence College (NDC), India. He contributes regularly to defense journals on maritime issues and defense technology. He is a keynote / plenary speaker at national and international conferences. Dr. Kulshrestha has also been engaged in the study of strategic aspects of acquisition of nanotechnology in India by both the public and private sectors, with specific relevance to national security.

He has two M.Phil. degrees pertaining to nanotechnology and associated issues from Mumbai and Chennai Universities and has a doctorate from the School of International Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Dr. Kulshrestha is an empanelled PhD and M.Phil. guide at Hindustan University Chennai, India.

He has authored a book titled Negotiating the Acquisition of Nanotechnology in India.

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Academic Qualifications:
PhD, School of International Affairs, Jawaharlal Nehru University
M.S. in Defence Studies, Madras University
M.Phil. in Defence Science & Strategic Studies, Mumbai University
M.B.A. in Financial Management, IGNOU
M.Phil. in National Security & Strategic Studies, Madras University
M.S. in Solid State Physics, Jodhpur University

Areas of Expertise:
Maritime Affairs
Indian Ocean Region
China
SE Asia
Defence Technology

Website:
https://www.skulshrestha.net

LinkedIn:
https://in.linkedin.com/pub/rear-admiral-dr-sanatan-kulshrestha-retd/19/5/86a

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