Prof. Rajesh Zele

Department of Electrical Engineering

IIT Bombay

Professor Rajesh Zele is the alumnus of IIT Bombay (B.Tech. 1989). He joined IIT Bombay as a Professor in Electrical Engineering Department after 22 years of industry experience. Before joining IIT, Prof. Rajesh Zele was the Director at MaxLinear, developing the next generation CMOS RF and Mixed-Signal SOCs for Digital Cable and Satellite Communications. Prof. Rajesh Zele has also served as the Vice President of MindTree, leading the team for Bluetooth and shortrange wireless transceivers. He founded the startup Alereon Semiconductors in Pune to develop ultra-wideband RFICs for Wireless USB products. Before Alereon, he was the Director of Engineering at Zilker labs developing power management products. He established Austin Design Center for the startup FET and managed the technical team responsible for 10Gbps optical networking products. Prof. Rajesh Zele has an extensive background in wireless transceivers at Motorola, where he was IC design manager for the Talk-About radio platform. He has presented talks at various IEEE conferences and symposiums. He has written over 20 papers, coauthored a book chapter and holds 8 US patents. Prof. Rajesh Zele has received Ph.D. in ECE from Carnegie Mellon University, MSEE from Oregon State University, and is also a Senior Member of IEEE.

Prof. Zele recently completed three-year term as the Professor-In-Charge for IIT Bombay Research Park.  He also serves as a Board Member for SINE, IIT Bombay’s startup initiative.

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Prof. Rajesh Zele,
Room no. 116, Electrical Engineering Department
Department of Electrical Engineering IIT Bombay,
Powai Mumbai 400 076,

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