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Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B.


Prof. (Dr.) Sandeepa Bhat started his academic career in 2003 at National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and joined NUJS in 2007. Currently he is working as a Professor of Law at NUJS. He has done his specialization in International Law and Business and Trade Law (LL.M.) with First Rank and double gold medal at University of Mysore. He had also secured Third Rank at Mangalore University during his LL.B. and top scored his college to receive the gold medal. His Ph.D. is in the field of Space Law.
Dr. Bhat has the experience of researching on five Major Research Projects sponsored by World Bank, ISRO, the WB Judicial Academy, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Apart from being a member of Board of Advisors of Global Network against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, Brunswick, United States of America, he has the distinction of being the member of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), Baltimore, United States of America, International Academy of Space Law (IASL), Moscow, Russia, and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), Paris, France. Dr. Bhat is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Asian Journal of Air and Space Law and Lex ad Coelum- a blog for discourse on aviation and space laws, and he is also associated with various other publications in different capacities.
Dr. Bhat has published four books on Space Law and three books on Medical Law. In addition, he has published more than fifty articles in the journals of international and national repute, which include Journal of Space Law (University of Mississippi), Annals of Air & Space Law (McGill University), New Space (Mary Ann Liebert), Proceedings of Colloquium on Law of Outer Space (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), Asia Pacific Journal of Health Law & Ethics (Ewha University), Sri Lanka Journal of International Law (University of Colombo), Latin American Journal of Aeronautical Law (Argentina), Athens Journal of Law, Kathmandu School of Law Review, BiLD Law Journal and Asian Journal of Air and Space Law. He has presented over hundred and twenty five research papers in the international and national conferences including the coveted International Astronautical Congress, as well as in international conferences held at Jakarta, Seoul, Sharjah, Singapore, Changsha, Paris, Austin, Southampton and Cambridge. He also has the distinction of being the member of Indian Space Research Organization’s Expert Advisory Group for drafting the National Space Act for India.