Kiran R, who is presently working as Scientist/Engineer at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is an alumnus of 2003 ISC batch of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Kunnumpuram. He holds a B.Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University, Bachelor of Science (Physics) from IGNOU and M.E. in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. He is also a recipient of ISRO Young Scientist award and ISRO team excellence award.