Emeritus Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
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Field of Specialization
Control System, Software Engineering, Education Technology. (Control and Guidance of Aircraft and aerospace vehicles, conventional and computer control of industrial processes, Safety Critical realtime software, Computer Processing of Indian Languages, Applied Artificial Intelligence.)
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Significant contributions have been made in the areas of control and guidance of missiles and aircraft. Contributions to real time software design and validation related to avionics and flight control of aircraft, verification and validation of Control Law for fighter aircraft. Audit of Railway Signaling Software. Coordinated about 5 Research projects in Indian Language interfaces, Knowledge Engineering and Cognitive Science, Control application and Computer Networking. Program Coordinator for an advanced technology project, Jointly directing a project on Education technology.
Current Research Projects
1. ARDB Sponsored Project on Filtering, Estimation and Tracking using Particle Filters and other methods. (PI= Principle Investigator))

2. Design audit of Aero Gas turbine Control Law (GTRE-DRDO).(PI)

3. European Union Funded Project on Web based Optimisation (co-worker)

4. European Union Funded Project on Risk Management (co-worker)

5. Ministry of Information Technology and Communication Funded Project on Multimodal Digital Distance Education. (co-worker).
38 years.
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Awarded By Award Name Year

DRDO Academy Excellence Award 1999
System Society of India Gold Medal 1998
Commonwealth fellowship 1976
Commonwealth fellowship 1975
Commonwealth fellowship 1974
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Membership Of Learned Societies (5)

Fellow- Astronautical Society of India.
Fellow- IETE
Member - IIST
Member System Soc. of India
Fellow - Indian Academy of Engineers
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Other Notable Activities (19)

Other distinctions
Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineers.
1. International Journals: 8 no.s
2. National Journals: 20 no.s
3. International Conference: 8 no.s
4. National Conference: 10 no.s
Coordinator of Centre for Knowledge Based Syste.
Jt Director School of Education Technology.
Teaching Experience: As the Joint Coordinator of the School of Education technology, introduced computer aided instruction, video and multimedia based learning material development for a number of courses, served as a resource person and presenter for a nationally broadcasted course on microprocessor.
Laboratory Development: Participated with colleagues in establishing Control and Guidance Lab, School of Education TEchlogy Lab, AI Lab, Cog Science Lab and developing the Control System Laboratory in the E.E Dept, Jadavpur University.
Participation in Technical Committees :
Member, Research Councils of National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore, ER&DC(Ministry of IT)
Chaired two technical committees of National Importance on Post flight analysis of Aerospace Vehicles
Participated in the National Commitee for ASLV failure Analysis and DST Committee on Mathematics Education
Chaired about 12 technical review committees related to Research.and development in last four years
Served in a number of technical committees of Department of Electronics (Ministry of Information Technology, AICTE, MHRD/TTTI, ER&DC,DRDO.
Participation in Academic Administration: Served as an in charge of Control System Laboratory for Two years. Served as a convener for departmental course and curriculum committee for last 21 years.

Courses Developed: Computer Control of Industrial Processes, Real Time Systems, Software Engineering, Software Design for Computer Control, Rockets and Missiles, Guidance and Control, Process Instrumentation and Control. Knowledge Representation.
Short Courses Conducted: Conducted Short Courses and Workshops on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering, Software Engineering, Control Systems.
Invited Lectures : Delivered a number of Invited Lectures including CSI-95, Astronautical Society Of India (key Note), IEEE- Calcutta Chapter, Software Quality Assurance (DRDO), Institute of Chemical Engineers, B. E. College (Memorial Lecture).
Academic Interactions: Interacting with a number of institutes in India (IISc, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta University, Biswabharati University ) and abroad. Participated in academic collaboration with Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada; M.E.D.C, Scotland, University of Manchester, Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K.
Industrial Consultancy: Provided Consultancy to a number of Industries regarding Design of Instrumentation and Control Equipment, Computer application, Industrial Process Control System in India and Syria (Development Consultants).
Served as the Jt Local Secretary of Indian Science Congress, 82nd Session.
Member of the Academic Council, Technical Teacher Training Institute, Calcutta-700001.
Acted as External Examiners (Ph.D and M.E) in IISC, IIT (Kharagpur), B.E. College.
Acted as referee to International Conferences, Journal of Institution of Engineers.
Served as Experts in recruitment and assessment boards of DRDO, Govt of India, CSIR labs.
1) Industry Funded Audit and Assessment of Software for Railway Route Interlocking (PI) under Centre for Knowledge Based System.
2) Industry Funded Audit and Assessment of Software for Digital Axle Counter (PI) under Centre for Knowledge Based System.