Professor Uday Babulal Desai

Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad


Areas of Interest:

Cyber Physical Systems, IoT, Cognitive Radio, Intra and Inter Vehicular Communication, Intelligent Transportation, Wireless Sensor Networks, CRAN, Health Care Technologies, Image and Video processing.

Specialization:

Signal & Image Processing, Wireless Communication, Information and Communication Technology for Development

Consultancy Areas:

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Sector Associated With:

Academia

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Consultancy Firms, Private Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

Prof. UB Desai has made some outstanding original contributions to the areas of stochastic control systems, signal processing, and image processing. He hasalso worked on the classical problem of smoothing of noisy signal. This work was subsequently followed up by other researchers at M.I.T. and Stanford University. He also worked in the area of stochastic realization, and made contributions to the problem of the balanced stochastic realizations. He has made pioneering contributions in wireless sensor networks, multihop communication networks and cognitive radio..

Professional Experience:

  • Director, IIT Hyderabad, June 2009 to present (position equivalent to that of President of a University)
  • Director, Hewlett-Packard - IIT-Madras R and D Lab. July 1, 2002 to June 30 2004
    o Provided a strong exposure to corporate R and D management
  • Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, July 1987 to Feb 31, 2016
  • Director, Hewlett-Packard - IIT-Madras R and D Lab. July 1, 2002 to June 30 2004
  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, U.S.A., August 1984 to June 1987

Keywords:

Cyber Physical Systems, IoT, Cognitive Radio, Intra and Inter Vehicular Communication, Intelligent Transportation, Wireless Sensor Networks, CRAN, Health Care Technologies, Image and Video processing

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Contact Information

Office

Director, Indian Institute of Technology
Hyderabad, Kandi - 502285,
Telangana Phone: 040-23016002
Mobile:09491040801
Fax: 040-23016003

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Education

  • B.Tech, Electrical Engineering, 1974, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1976, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
  • PhD., Electrical Engineering, 1979, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,USA

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Kanpur Nov 2016
  • Outstanding Alumni Award from University of Buffalo (State University of New York, Buffalo) 2015
  • J C Bose Fellowship
  • Honoris Causa (Doctor of Science) from K L University, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • IETE S K Mitra Memorial Award (2012)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, IIT-Bombay, 2007

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated VI: Electronics and Communication Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2001


Year of Birth: 1951