Leadership Administrative Roles
- Leadership Administrative Roles
Other Administrative Roles
Director, IIT Kanpur (April 2018-till date)
Dean (Faculty Affairs), IIT Bombay (February 2017-April 2018)
Professor-in-charge, IIT Bombay Research Park (October 2014-April 2017)
- Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay (January 2012-January 2015)
[Head of one of the largest departments in IIT with 65 faculty members and ~1300 students.]
Head, Computer Center, IIT Bombay (August 2008- July 2011)
Leadership Roles at National Level
- Member, Institute Strategy and Planning Committee (ISPC), IIT Bombay, 2015-17.
- Member, Senate Committee on one year MTech program, IIT Bombay, 2015.
- Member, Interdisciplinary Program Committee (IDPC), Desai-Sethi Center for Entrepreneur (DSCE), IIT Bombay, 2014-17.
- Convener, Institute Core Curriculum Committee, IIT Bombay, 2012.
- Member, Advisory Board, Desai-Sethi Entrepreneur Center, IIT Bombay, since 2013.
- Convener, Faculty Search Committee, EE Dept, IIT Bombay, 2006-2009.
- Member Technical Advisory Committee, Telephone Exchange, IIT Bombay, 2011-14, 2009-11, 2003-2004, 1999-2000.
- Member, Technology Business Incubator Policy Committee, IIT Bombay, 2004.
Other National Level Committees
Chairman, Committee for preparing Roadmap for development of Indigenous SDR Ecosystem, Ministry of Defence, 2018.
Chairman, Spectrum Policy Task Force, High Level Forum for 5G India 2020, Ministry of Communications, 2017 .
Chairman (Oct 2016-Oct 2018), Vice Chairman (Oct 2014-Sept 2016) and Director General (Nov 2015-February 2017), Telecom Standards Development Society India (TSDSI).
Vice Chairman, 3GPP Program Coordination Group (PCG), 2017.
Chair, Global Standards Collaboration (GSC)-20 and 3GPP (OP).
Consultant, Bharatnet Design and Implementation and Member, Technical Standing Committee.
Coordinator, National Centre for Excellence in Technologies for Internal Security (NCETIS).
Member, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) since 2013.
Member, Expert Group on usage of TV White Space Technology, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), 2015-16.
Member, Working Group on Spectrum (constituted through Cabinet notification), Wireless Planning and Coordination (WPC), Department of Telecom, 2015-16.
Member, Justice Patil Committee for the formulation of “Spectrum Act”, June 2011.
Member, Working Group on Telecom for 12th Five year Plan of India, 2011, Planning Commission, Govt of India.
- Member, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, 2018.
- Member, Expert Committee, National Innovation and Startup Policy for Students and Faculty of Educational Institutes, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), 2018.
- Member, Committee to reconstitute BoG of IITs, MHRD, 2018.
- Member, Standing Committee on Spectrum Policy for 5G India, Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications, 2018.
- Member, Oversight Committee for 5G India, Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications, 2018.
- Member, Expert Committee, Operations Digital Board, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), 2018.
- Member, Selection Committee for Director General, ERNET, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), 2018.
- Chairman, Working Group Expert Committee on IoT Camera, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), 2017.
- Member, National Task Force of Technology in Policing, Ministry of Home Affairs, 2016.
- Member, Expert Committee (Engineering Sciences) Fast Track Young Scientists Scheme, SERB, Department of Science & Technology, since 2015.
- Member, PAC in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering, SERB, DST, since 2015.
- Chair, Technology Working Group, NASSCOM's Cyber Security Task Force, 2015.
- Member, Academic Committee for Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), 2014-16.
- Chairman sub-group on Telecom R&D Fund setup by Department of Telecom. (drafted the entire report on TRDF. Report submitted in March 2013)
- Member, Expert Group on Creation of Telecom Entrepreneurship Development, Telecom R&D and Telecom Manufacturing Promotion Fund by Department of Telecom during 12th Five Year Plan, December 2012.
- Member, Working Group for Development of Innovation and IP in ESDM sector, DeitY, GoI, 2012.
- Member Oversight Committee, Millworkers’ Online Lottery (chaired by Retd Uplokayukta), Maharashtra Government, 2012.
- Member, Telecom Sector Innovation Council to draw roadmap for telecom sector of the country during Decade of Innovations 2010-2020, DoT, 2011-12.
- Member, Oversight Committee (chaired by Retd UpLokayukta), MHADA Online Lottery 2012.(Suggested comprehensive changes in Online Lottery system and oversaw the complete operations of online Lottery).
- Member, Oversight Committee (chaired by Retd High Court Judge), MHADA Online Lottery, 2011.(Successfully helped MHADA implement Online Lottery of flats).
- Member of the committee set up to draft blue print of Telecom Entrepreneurship Development Council by DoT 2011.
- Co-Chair of drafting group on new technology for National Frequency Allocation Plan 2011.
- Core member of the committee (chaired by Joint Secretary, DoT) set up by government to consider TRAI recommendations for measures to improve telecom infrastructure in rural India, 2009 (Drafted the entire report. Report submitted in September 2009).