About Me

Date and Place of Birth: 1st July, 1950, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

 

 

Academic Qualification

 

- M.Sc. Physics – Specialization Electronics (1972), Jabalpur University

- M.Sc. Tech. Computer Science (1975), B.I.T.S, Pilani

- Ph.D Computer Science (1981), IIT Delhi

 

 

Membership

 

-  Life fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)

-  Life member of Indian Science Congress

 

 

 

Technology Promotion and Development

 

 

 

Since 2004, heading the Bioinformatics initiation division at Dept of Information Technology.   Responsible for setting up of  Bioinformatics Resource and Application facility (BRAF) at  CDAC, Pune, Centres of Excellence for Research and Training in Bioinformatics –at three centres. Initiated Agri   Bioinformatics  Promotion Programme to promote bioinformatics applications in agriculture with five centers in the country.

 

 

 

Academics and Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patents - Four patents

 

1)       Microprocessor based device for recording geometric and surface parameters of the road

 

2)       Microprocessor Based Track Recording System for Railways

 

3)       Microprocessor Based Ride Index Monitoring System for Railways

 

4)       Microprocessor Based Vibration cum Speedometer for Railways

 

 

 

Papers Publications:

 

·         More than 50 research papers in National and International journals.

 

 

 

Books Published:

 

1. Microprocessor based Data Acquisition System Design published by  Tata McGraw Hill (1987).

2. Microprocessor Applications for Productivity Improvement published by Tata Mc Graw Hill (1988) – coedited.

3. Computer Based Industrial Control published by Prentice Hall of India (1997).

4. Digital Control Systems, Published by Indian Society for Technical Education (2001).

5. Microprocessor and Microcontrollers Architecture, Programming and System Design by Prentice hall of India (2007)  .

6. An Introduction to Microprocessor and Applications by Macmillion (2009)

7. Microprocessor Based Agri Instrumentation by PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. (2010)

 

 

Positions held in chronological order

 

1976-1978     Deputy Project Engineer, Radar & Communication

                    Project Office, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi.

 

1979-1983     Senior System Engineer, Appropriate Automation Promotion Programme, Department of Electronics, New Delhi

 

1984-1988     Joint Director & Chief Coordinator, Microprocessor Application Engineering Programme, Department of Electronics, New Delhi

 

1989-1993     Additional Director, Microprocessor Application Engineering Programme, Department of Electronics, New Delhi

 

1994-1998     Director, Microprocessor Application Enigneering Programme, Department of Electronics, New Delhi

 

 

1999-2009     Senior Director, Knowledge based Applications, Rural, Social & Water Sector Applications, Digital DNA Park Project, Manpower Development Division, Bioinformatics Initiative Division.

 

2009 Onwards     Dean (Academic) Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Sector - 128 , NOIDA, (U.P.)

 

 

 

Hobbies

 

·Story writing in Hindi

 Published more than 30 stories in Hindi magazines - Sarita, Mukta etc.

 

·Travelling

 Passion for traveling and exploring Indian culture