Head of the School

Prof. Ratnajit Bhattacharjee

Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Email:  head.mfsdsaiiitg.ac.in, ratnajitiitg.ac.in

Telehone: +91-361-258-3351/2503


Ratnajit Bhattacharjee joined IIT Guwahati in the year 2002 and currently is a Professor in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering. His research interests include Wireless communication, Wireless networks, Microstrip antennas, Microwave Engineering and Electromagnetics. He has co-authored about one hundred and sixty research papers. Seventeen research students have completed their PhD under his supervision. At present several research scholars are working under his supervision on the topics of antenna design, high frequency microwave tubes, millimetre wave communications, chirp based communication systems etc. He has served as General Chair for 5th edition of IEEE Applied Electromagnetic Conference, AEMC 2015 and 22nd National Conference on Communications, NCC 2016, Chairman for the 18th National Power System Conference, NPSC 2014 and National symposium on Vacuum Electronic Devices and Applications VEDA-2018. He has also served as Convener for the conference IESC 2017 (Innovations in Electronics, Signal Processing and Communication, IESC 2017). He has served as Head, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, from 2011 to 2014. He has delivered invited talks in a number of conferences, symposia and workshops. He has developed a web course on Electromagnetic theory and MOOC video course on Microwave Engineering under NPTEL. He has also been involved with several projects. He is institute coordinator for the ongoing Virtual Lab project of MHRD and the Chief Investigator for Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) sponsored project for setting up of an Electronics & ICT academy at IIT Guwahati. He is a member of the Research Advisory Committee of SAMEER. He is presently Head of the Computer Communication Centre and also Head for the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to joining IIT Guwahati, he served as a faculty member in REC (at present NIT) Silchar from 1991 to 2002.

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