- 1. Education
Position: Member of Technical Staff at the NASA
Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Date of Birth: 6 November 1961
Age: 59 years old
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Profession: Member of Technical Staff
J. (Bob) Balaram is Principal Member of Technical Staff at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he is with the Mobility & Robotic Systems Section. He received his Ph. D. in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. At JPL he has been active in the area of telerobotics technology development for Mars Rovers, planetary balloon aerobot systems, and multi-mission, high-fidelity Spacecraft simulators for Entry, Descent and Landing and Surface Mobility.
Ph.D Computer & Systems Engineering. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985.
M.S. Computer & Systems Engineering. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1982.
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering. Indian Institute of Technology, 1980.