Biography 

 

Education

1973 Ph.D. Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

1966 B. E. Naval College Engineering, Lonavala, India

 

Employment

since 2015 Distinguished Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

since 2013 Visiting Professor, Beijing Institute of Post and Telegraphs, Beijing, PR China

since 2013 Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London. UK

since 2010 Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

2014 – 2016 Chief Technology Officer, Rasa Networks Inc., San Jose

2010 - 2014 Sr. Advisor, Broadcom Corp., Irvine

2004 - 2010 Chief Technology Officer, Beceem Communications Inc., San Jose

1998 - 2003 Chief Technology Officer, Iospan Wireless Inc., San Jose

1993 - 2010 Professor (Research), Stanford University

1992 - 1992 Visiting Scientist, Stanford University

1988 - 1991 Chief Scientist, Central Research Lab, Bharat Electronics, Bangalore

1988 - 1991 Director, Center for Development of Advance Computing, Pune

1987 - 1988 Director, Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Bangalore

1983 - 1986 Visiting Scientist, Stanford University

1976 - 1983 Division Head, Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory, Cochin

1974 - 1975 Research Fellow, Loughborough University of Technology, UK

1973 - 1974 Project Leader, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

 

Professional Awards

2014 Marconi Prize and Fellowship, Marconi Foundation

2011 Alexander Graham BellMedal, IEEE

2010 Padma Bhushan (Third highest civilian National Award - India)

2003 IEEE SP Society Technical Achievement Award 1999 Ogawa Foundation Award

1985 Scientist of the Year (Awarded by Government of India)

1983 Ati Vishist Seva Medal (Military National Award - India)

1982 VASVIK Gold Medal (Industry Innovation)

1974 V.K. Jain Memorial Gold Medal

1974 Vishist Seva Medal (Military National Award - India)

1973 CNS Medal for research contributions in electronics