M.E (EXTC), Mumbai University 2009
B.E (EXTC), Mumbai University 2002
Teaching Experience: 18 Years
Administrative Experience: 3 years
Technical Papers Published: 9
Masters Students Guided 5
I have been an all semester topper throughout my engineering and had got recruited in a reputed international telecom company through campus placements. But to work as a Lecturer in an engineering college was my final decision; as driven by my passion. The passion which is imbibed in me by my teachers since my childhood. I owe my achievements to my teachers and today I feel proud when my students feel the same for me.
After my graduation, I was quickly absorbed by my alma mater based on my academics; and my career path started as a Lecturer in the department of Electronics and Telecommunication. I had a very strong support system in terms of my family and my teacher-turned-colleagues which helped me in the completion of my post-graduation in the same field. Though it was quite a juggle to manage family, profession and higher education, I completed my master’s degree with one more feather in my cap being a University ranker.
When the intent is noble the outcome is stupendous. I finally had the fortune to join this institute in 2007 as one of the youngest faculty in the department. Vidyalankar is always driven by passion and delight for next generation students that also gave me the opportunity to grow my technical as well as holistic approach.
VIT explored my capabilities to serve as an Academic co-ordinator, Laboratory In charge and the Head of the Department. Here, I developed my technical expertise through various platforms like Paper presentations, conferences, Technical talks, Industrial visits and much more. My interest in studies, inquisitiveness to learn new things and support from my colleagues helped me to be an expert in the domain of Mobile, Wireless communication and Advanced communication. Various technical activities in my department motivated me to develop Mini-projects and prototypes based on Arduino programming like Bluetooth transmission, Heart rate monitoring, Obstacle detection to name a few. This led me to guide students’ projects in the domain of Wireless Sensor Network, Quadcopter, Lower atmosphere Research Satellite (LARS), and other advanced communication systems. It proved to be a great learning for students in terms of problem solving, teamwork and development of additional skills that are integral to their future, in terms of critical thinking and time management. Student mentoring is one among the many roles; that is very dear to me. I feel that a mentor is like a mother with whom students can share their thoughts.
Globetrot, reading books, listening to poems and motivational talks, cooking for my friends and family during weekends are few of my hobbies that help me to destress myself from the daily routine. I also practice Yoga everyday which helps me to have a peaceful state of mind.