Prior to joining NCU, Prof. Amitava Sen Gupta superannuated from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi in March 2015 as its Acting Director, holding the position of Scientist-H/Outstanding Scientist. He also headed the Time & Frequency Standards Division at NPL. He is an expert in the areas of Radio and Atmospheric Physics; Electronics; Atomic Physics; and Time and Frequency Standards. With over 35 years of research experience, his major contributions include design and development of India’s first and one of the world’s most accurate primary atomic clocks, known as the ‘Cesium Fountain’ and the development of the prototype of a space qualified Rubidium Clock for ISRO. He has recently initiated research and development on single trapped Yb ion based optical frequency standards at NPL. He has also developed India’s first satellite based standard time broadcasts using the domestic INSAT satellites. Prof Sen Gupta was a member of the first and second Indian Antarctic Expeditions in 1981-82, where he performed experiments related to upper atmospheric radio propagation and Ozone studies. Subsequently, he was the leader of a 100 member team of the Eighth Indian Antarctic Expedition in 1988-89 setting up the permanent Indian Antarctic station ‘Maitri’.
Prof. Sen Gupta is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Fellow of the Institution of Electronic and Telecom Engineers (IETE), Fellow of the Metrology Society of India (MSI) and a Senior Member of the IEEE, USA. He received the O P Bhasin Award for Science and Technology (2002) for his significant contributions in the field of Electronics and Information Technology. He received NCERT’s National Science Talent Search Scholarship for his UG, PG and PhD studies at the University of Delhi. Presently, Prof Sen Gupta is the President of the MSI and is the Editor-in chief of MAPAN – Journal of Metrology Society of India.
Dr Rekha Vig completed her Ph.D. from NMIMS University, Mumbai in 2014 in the area of hand-based biometric using image processing techniques in transform domain. She has total academic experience of over 18 years and industry experience of 1.5 years. Prior to the current assignment, she was working with NMIMS University, Mumbai, where she was MTech Project co-ordinator and member of Board of Studies. She has worked on a live Project ‘Bharatiya AFIS’ at CDAC, Mumbai, which was a Department of IT, Govt. of India project. She is currently guiding 6 PhD scholars in signal, image and speech processing and communication systems. She has guided several M.Tech. dissertations and B.Tech. projects.
She has published around 40 research papers in various reputed international journals and conferences was awarded with a travel grant by Department of Science and Technology for presenting her research paper at IEEE International Conference on Hand-Based Biometrics-2011, Hong Kong. She has chaired sessions in various IEEE and Elsevier conferences and has been the technical program committee member of various conferences.
Area of Expertise: Signal and image processing, communication
Dr Nitin Malik has over 16 years of teaching experience at UG, PG and doctoral level in NBA Accredited programs. His research interests includes soft computing applications to power system modelling, simulation, analysis, optimization and control. He has published 32 papers in referred International and National Journals and Conference proceedings with combined citation index of 39. He is supervising 3 PhD research scholars and 1 has been awarded PhD degree. He has supervised 11 M.Tech Dissertations and 8 M.Tech Projects. He has authored 2 books and coauthored 10 books, all laboratory manuals on ABC Press.
He was appointed as an Expert for Curriculum revision workshop for Diploma programme in Electrical Engg. for J&K State, 2005. He was Editor for departmental magazine ‘LiveWire’, 2008.
He is a life member of Indian Society of Technical Education and Systems Society of India. His particular interest lies in innovations and reforms in technical education system.
He has done PhD from the Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) India in the year of 2013. He has done MTech in Electronics Engineering and BTech in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from the JK Institute of Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) India in the year of 2000 and 1998, respectively . He has a total experience of 15 years in Academia and Semiconductor Industry, both. He worked with MITS University, BITS Pilani, and DesignKOP Labs and authored Laboratory Workbooks on Digital Electronics, Electronics Workshops and PCB Design. He has a vast experience on University-Industry Interaction, setting up of new laboratories and updating the labs with latest tools & technologies.
Dr. Kaushal did her Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in 2012. She has been in the field of academics for about 14 years now and has worked on various industry-sponsored projects from Aeronautical Development Agency and Indian Space Research Organization. She is the author of a book on “Free Space Optical Communication” with Springer publisher. She has published more than 50 papers in international journals and conferences. Her research areas are free optical communication, photonic switching and networking, 5G RF/optical transmission system for the next generation and hybrid RF/optical relay networks.
She is member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), and Optical Society of America (OSA).
Dr Mona Aggarwal has done her Ph.D. from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), University of Delhi, New Delhi in the field of Wireless Communication. During the course of her Ph.D, she worked as a full time research scholar at NSIT, New Delhi and has more than 10 years of teaching experience at under graduate level. She is member of various technical societies like IEEE- Institution of electrical & electronics Engineers and SPIE- international professional society for optics and photonics technology. She has published more than 40 research papers in various journals/conferences of international and national repute. Recently she has been awarded with postdoc travel mobility grant of 1000 Euros to visit the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Her current research interests are optical wireless communication, cooperative communication and indoor visible light communication systems.
Dr Shaveta has a total of 16 years of teaching and 6 years of research experience. She started her teaching career as lecturer from HCTM, Kaithal, Haryana in September 2001. In 2002, she worked with P.D.M. Bahadurgarh, Haryana, from 2003 – 2006 in HEC Jagadhri, Haryana and PIIT Navi Mumbai in 2006 – 2007. She joined The NorthCap University in July 2007. She is expert in handling subjects like Fuzzy Sets and Applications, Digital Signal Processing, Biomedical Engineering, Non-linear Control system, Digital Control System, Digital Electronics and Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She has vast experience in upgrading the labs with latest tools and technologies and has contributed significantly in setting up of Virtual Instrumentation Lab, Electronic Measurements Lab, Biomedical Engineering Lab, Signal Processing Lab and Control Systems Lab. She is the coordinator for Summer Industrial Training in the department. She has guided several projects to B.Tech and M.Tech Students and presently guiding few PhD Scholars as well.
Her research interests include Fuzzy Sets, Information Sets, Digital Signal Processing, Image Processing and Soft Computing. Her PhD research is in the area of Information set based image processing. She has attended several National workshops and conferences and published/presented several research papers in the National/International journals and conferences. She is reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems and International journal of Electronics and Communications.
Dr Vandana has a total of 6 years of industry experience, more than 8 years of teaching and 6 years of research experience. She started her professional career as a Design Engineer in Motorola India Ltd in February 2001, later she worked as Senior Design Engineer in Freescale Semiconductor Ltd from 2004 to 2007. She has worked in many projects in wireless domain, and worked on 130nm, 90nm and 65nm technologies. She has worked in physical design mostly and achieved three Bravo awards which were based on best performance in project teams. She has also presented papers in inter-college event and Motorola’s yearly event and won first and second prizes respectively.
She joined The NorthCap University in July 2009. She is expert in handling subjects like Digital Electronics, VLSI Design, VLSI fabrication and technology, Microprocessors and microcontrollers, Embedded System Design. She has worked for the development of various labs and design of curriculum in the department. She is the Member Secretary of the department’s meetings and Member Secretary of the Library Sub-Committee at the university level. She is a resource person who has been organizing and coordinating value added courses related to IT and latest technologies for the students of EECE department. She was awarded the ‘Star Performer’ award at The NorthCap University for the academic year 2013-14.
Dr Vandana has guided many MTech dissertations and several BTech projects. Her research interests include modeling of photovoltaic cells and systems, device modeling and VLSI Design. Her research papers have been published in reputed National/International journals and in the proceedings of National and International conferences. She was also awarded for the ‘Best Research Paper’ for the academic year 2015-16.
Dr Anjali Garg did her graduation from Murthal College of Engg., MD University and post-graduation from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University. She has done PhD in Intelligent Control on Induction Generators, from NIT Kurukshetra. A specialist in control and instrumentation, Dr Anjali Garg has guided a number of projects based on machines, control and fuzzy logic. She has contributed significantly to the development of various Courses and labs like the Network Theory Laboratory; Control system Laboratory, Electrical Technology and Machines Laboratory and Fuzzy Logic Laboratory at the University level. Various Lab Manuals are also prepared under her guidelines. She has a total teaching experience of 22 years. Her areas of interest are Control system, Electrical machines, Artificial Intelligence, Wind energy, Solar energy and its control. She had done government funded projects and had participated in various projects at National level as Mentor of students. She had also filed a Patent which was published in 2017. She had published many papers in National and International Journal and conferences.
Ms Amanpreet Kaur is working as Assistant Professor in EECE Department having 9 years of experience and she joined NCU in July 2008. She has published papers in various International and National Journals and conferences. Her fields of interest are Digital Electronics, Microprocessor, Digital Signal Processing, Wireless & Mobile Communication, Image Processing, and Optical Communication. She has guided various MTech dissertations and several projects. She has significantly contributed to the departmental laboratories, curriculum design and the Projects at the EECE Department. She has guided the project sponsored by National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, under Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Design Clinic Scheme, titled “Intelligent Blind Aid”, for INR 1.3 Lacs. (USD$ 2000) in 2013. She is project coordinator and handling projects at UG and PG Level. She has been awarded Star Performer award for excellence in teaching learning process in 2013-2014. She is a professional member of IEEE, SPIE and ISTE Societies. She is looking for extracurricular activities at the university level.