DR. S.N. GUPTA (Member)
Suresh N. Gupta obtained his B.E. (Distinction) in Electrical Communication Engineering, M.E. (Distn) in Electronics and Ph.D. degrees from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Immediately afterwards, he joined the department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi as a Lecturer where, in due course of time, had risen to the post of a Professor. He served this institute for 33 years during which he had had one three-year term as the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering.
While at the IITD, Prof. Gupta had taught at both U.G. and P.G. levels and had also supervised doctoral work in addition to carrying out his own R&D work. He had taken very keen interest and had played dominant roles in curricular development, laboratory development, designing of new courses and new M.Tech. programmes for IITD and other colleges also. He had developed and coordinated several short-term courses for teachers of engineering colleges and polytechnics as also for technical staff of several industries and R&D organizations. He also participated in the ‘Teacher-in-the-sky’ programme that was telecast live across the country in interactive mode.
Prof. Gupta has published a large number of research papers in journals of highest repute viz., various Transactions of IEEE (USA), Proceedings of IEE (UK), Signal Processing (Switzerland), Electronics Letters (UK), IREE (Australia), journal of IETE (India) and others. He has also been a reviewer of research manuscripts for some of these journals and also of book manuscripts for various publishing houses. He himself has produced about a thousand printed pages of write up on Electronics and Communication topics. He has also prepared a number of laboratory manuals after actually designing, setting, performing and perfecting the experiments.
Dr. Gupta has visited, taught and worked at a number of foreign universities including Imperial College of Science & Technology, London., He was also deputed abroad on Government of India collaborative assignment for over a year. He had also visited the British Telecom Research Laboratories (BTRL) at Ipswich, U.K. in connection with R&D and training programme on optical communications.
He has participated and contributed as a team member to the development of photonics and telematics as also on the planning of Education & Research Network (now known as ERNET). He was also invited to be a member of New York Academy of Sciences (USA) and American Biographical Institute (USA). He has also been repeatedly nominated for the ‘Jewel of India Award’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Prof. Gupta has been a council Member of IETE (India), a member of the Executive Council of Guru Jambeshwar University (Hisar) and a member of Faculty of Technology and Boards of Studies of some Universities.
Prof. Gupta has been a member of assessment teams for Government organizations like UPSC, DRDO (RAC), IITs, the then RECs and other colleges and several PSUs like NTPC. He has inspected several colleges including the then RECs on behalf of various universities, boards of technical education and AICTE. He has also been an Organizing Chairman for conduct of GATE examination all over the country on behalf of the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.