Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri is currently Director of IIT Bombay and K.N. Bajaj Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering. He did his B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1985 and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Calgary in 1987 and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1990 from University of California. He joined IIT Bombay as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering in November 1990 and has been here since then. He has held a number of important positions at IIT Bombay, such as, Chairman (Cultural-IITB), Assoc. Warden (Hostel-3), Convener, UGAPEC, Professor Incharge, IIT Bombay-Monash Research Academy, Head, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Dean (International Relations) and Deputy Director (Academic & Infrastructure Affairs). He has received several major awards recognizing his research excellence, which include the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (CSIR), Swarnajayanti Fellowship (DST), J.C. Bose Fellowship (DST) and the NASI
Reliance Award among several others. Prof. Chaudhuri was conferred with the prestigious title “TUM Ambassador” by Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany. He is a Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc.), Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), National Academy of Science India (NASI) and Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, USA (IEEE) and has served on the Council of INSA. He has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur. He has 106 journal publications and over 200 conference presentations with 7460 citations, he has authored 7 monographs and 13 National/International Patents, edited 2 books (by Springer NY), he is Peer Reviewer for all major journals in the area and Editorships of several International Journals. He has guided 26 Ph.D. students and 102 M.Tech. students.