•     Professor
  •    Electronics & Communication Engineering
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Qualifications :
Ph.D. (BITS,Pilani -2010) & B.E. (Andhra University -1973)
Professional Experience :
37 years of experience in satellite communication systems design at ISRO, Bengaluru.
Publications :
65 (Journals - 39, Conferences -26) & presentations-25

  • At Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), responsible for TTC & high bit rate data transmission systems for all Indian satellites
  • Developed a state of the art steerable beam spherical phased array antenna systems for high bit rate data transmission from IRS satellites
  • Developed digital modulation techniques viz., BPSK,QPSK,OQPSK, UQPSK & 8-PSK, and Solid State Power Amplifiers at S,C and X-bands for high bit rate data transmission from satellites
  • Established S-band satellite control facility at PESU campus
  • Carried out a project on RF wireless LAN for satellites
  • Designing and realizing a student's nano satellite - PISAT at PESU

Held various positions at ISRO

  1. Project Manager/Deputy Project Director for different satellite projects
  2. Associate Director, Satellite Technologies at ISRO HQ
  3. Dy. Director, Digital & Communication Area at ISRO satellite Centre

Also carried out:

  • Various studies related to satellite technologies at ISRO
  • Test and Evaluation of TTC and Data Reception ground stations of ISRO

Satellite Communication, RF & Microwave systems

Professor, Electronics & Communication Engineering, PES University, Bengaluru.

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Fellow, Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers
  • Life Member, Astronautical Society of India
  • Published more than 65 technical papers in national/international journals/symposiums/institutions and made presentations at various places
  • Associate Course Director of the course on ‘Microwave communication systems’ conducted at IETE, Bengaluru in August 1994
  • Guided more than 100 BE/ME/MCA students for project work @ISRO
  • Advisory committee member for different workshops/symposiums organized by ISRO and some academic institutions
  • ASI-ISRO Award for 2007 from Astronautical Society of India (Spacecraft & Related Technologies), 2010
  • Team Excellence Award from ISRO for the development of X-band Phased Array Antenna, August 2009
  • IETE-IRSI (83) Award 2006 for outstanding contribution in the field of high bit rate data Transmitting Systems for Indian Remote Sensing Programme
  • Independence Day (1994) NRDC Award from Govt. of India for Meritorious Inventions - the development of X-band high bit rate QPSK Modulator
  • Distinguished Achievement Award - 1975, by Dept. of Space for the successful launch of 'Aryabhata'- India's first satellite

Research Interests
RF and microwave communication systems