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Prof. Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum, FIET (UK), FIETE, SMIEEE (USA)

Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Engineering, IIT Guwahati


Phone: +913612582171/2514


Brief Biography:

Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum (S’01–M’05–SM’14) received the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and the B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India.
Since 2005, he has been a faculty member with the Department of EEE, IIT Guwahati and is the present Head of Career Development Centre. He did postdoctoral research at the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, from 2004 to 2005, and the Department of EE, Pennsylvania State University, USA, in 2005. From 2000 to 2001, he worked as a Trainee Software Engineer with the Mphasis, Pune. His research interests are in the broad areas of printed antennas, passive microwave devices, spatial modulation, cooperative communications, and optical wireless communications.
Prof. Kshetrimayum is on the editorial board of multiple international journals and is an Associate Editor of The Journal of Engineering. He has served on the committees of several IEEE conferences in various capacities like TPC Chair (Communications track) of the NCC 2016. He is the recipient of several awards including the IEEE ANTS 2017 Best Paper Award (Third Prize). He is a Fellow of the IET, UK, a Fellow (Life) of the IETE, India and a Senior Member of the IEEE, USA.

Former Heads

  • Kaustubha Mohanty, Professor of Chemical Engineering Department at IIT Guwahati (April 2015-April 2018)
  • Natesan Srinivasan, Professor of Mathematics Department at IIT Guwahati (2012-2015)
  • Saurabh Basu, Professor of Physics Department at IIT Guwahati (2009-2012)
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