Professor M.V. Kartikeyan received the Master of Science and Ph.D. Degrees degrees specializing in Radio Physics and Electronics Engineering from Banaras Hindu University and IIT-BHU, Varanasi, India, in 1985 and 1992, respectively. He was a Research Scientist with the Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani, India, from 1989 to 2001. He was with Institut für Hochleistungsimpuls-und Mikrowellentechnik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany (1996, 1998-2000, 2001-2003; and during summers in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012).

He joined the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India, as an Associate Professor, in 2003, and elevated to Full-Professor in 2009. He worked as Head of the Institute Computer Center (January 2012-April 2014) and Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (May 2013-February 2016). He is the principal author of four books entitled: (i) Gyrotrons-High Power Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology, (ii) Soft Computing Methods for Microwave and Millimeter Wave Design Problems, (iii) Fractal Apertures in Waveguides, Conducting Screens and Cavities-Analysis and Design, and (iv) Compact antennas for high data rate communications: Ultra-wideband (UWB) and Multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) technology (Springer, 2004/2012/2014/ 2017). He has published more than 325 papers in peer reviewed transactions/journals and conferences. His current research interests include millimeter/THz wave engineering (electron cyclotron masers and other high power devices and components), Metamaterials and fractals in RF domain, Planar microstrip antennas and Filters for communications, Microwave integrated circuits, and RF and microwave design with soft computing techniques.

Prof. Kartikeyan is a Fellow of IEEE (USA), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers (India), Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), and Fellow of the Vacuum Electronic Devices and Applications Society (India).

Prof. Kartikeyan is a member of Vacuum Electronics Technical Committee of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He is serving in the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (Springer-Nature Engineering Journal) and International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT). He is the reviewer of IEEE Transactions (Electron Devices, Plasma Science), IET (Electronics Letters, Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation MAP), EuMA International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Tylor & Francis IETE Journal of Research, and PIER (Progress In Electromagnetics Research of the Electromagnetics Academy, USA).

Prof. Kartikeyan is a recipient of the Hildegard-Maier Research Fellowship for Electrical Sciences of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1998-2000) and the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (2001-2003, 2011, 2012).

OUTLOOK

To excel in the Field of High Power Millimeter & THz Wave Engineering (sources and components), Metamaterials, Fractals, Planar Antennas, Filters, Microwave Integrated Circuits, and Soft-computing in Microwave Domain.

International Research Awards for Professional Recognition

  • Recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (from July 2001 to June 2003, June/July 2011, June/July 2012).
  • Recipient of the Hildegard-Maier Research Fellowship for Electrical Sciences by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (from December 1998 to January 2000).

ACADEMIC and R&D EXPERIENCE

Research and Development:-

  • Around 30 years of R&D experience at Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani,
    India, Institut fur Hochleistungsimpuls- und Mikrowellentechnik (IHM), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    (formerly Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe), Germany, and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee,
    India. Managed the following Grant{in{aid Sponsored Projects:

Academics/R&D:-

  • Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India (Since April 2017 – Till date).
  • Chairman, Library Advisory Committee, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India (Since May 2016 – April 2019).
  • Academic Chairperson, Electronics & ICT Academy, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India (Since 2015 – Till date).
  • Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India (Since October 2017 – July 2018).
  • Head, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR), India (May 2013-February 2016).
  • Head, Institute Computer Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR), India (January 2012-April 2014).
  • Full-Professor since September 2009 in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India.
  • Associate Professor from July 2003 to August 2009 at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee IITR), India.
  • Research Scientist at the Institut fur Hochleistungsimpuls- und Mikrowellentechnik, Karlsruhe Institute
    of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, from July 2001 to June 2003 (with a special bequest of the AvH Stiftung, Bonn, Germany, for long-term cooperation).
  • Research Scientist in Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani, India, from January 1989 to June 2001.
  • Number of Theses Guidance:-
    Ph.D. 14 completed and 9 in progress
    M.Tech. 45 completed and 2 in progress
    B.Tech.  68 completed

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Fellow :- FIEEE (USA), FIET (UK), FIETE (India), FIE (India), FVEDAS (India)
  • Member :- EuMA (EU), PSSI (India)

OTHER SIGNIFICANT TECHNICAL SERVICES/CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Technical/Advisory Committee Services : (i) Member, Vacuum Electronics Technical Committee (VETC), IEEE Electron Devices Society, USA, (ii) Member, International Advisory Committee, International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology.
  • Editorial Services : (i) Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (JIMT), (ii) International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT).
  • Review Services : IEEE Trans. Electron Devices/ Microwave Techniques/ Plasma Science, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves (JIMT), International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), EuMA Journal on Microwave and Wireless Technologies (Cambridge University), Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER, Academy of Electromagnetics), Int. J. RF Microwave Computer Aided Engineering (Wiley)


348

Publications including Books, Journals & ConferenceS


14

Ph.D. COMPLETED & 9 IN PROGRESS


FELLOW

FIEEE (USA), FIET (UK), FIETE (India), FIE (India), FVEDAS (India)


30

Years of Experience

ACADEMIC, R&D AND INDUSTRIAL LINKS

India :- DRDO (MTRDC, LRDE, DLRL, RCI), CSIR (CEERI), BEL, IIT-BHU, DAE (RR-CAT, IPR)
Abroad :- KIT (IHM, IHE), Germany; FIR Center, Fukui University (Japan), MMPL, Oulu University
(Finland)