RESEARCH [Quality & Reliability, Intellectual Property Rights and Business Analysis]
Skills and Qualifications
 Research and analysis – Q&R and IPR.
 Outstanding written and oral communications
 Team building and leadership and Training
 Large-scale event design and execution
 Public relations, branding, and marketing
EDUCATION Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Date 1993 PhD in Electronics and Communication Engg.
Dissertation: “Some Investigations on Development of Electronic Components based on
Superconducting Films” (Areas of concentration: thin and thick film technologies,
mathematical modeling, X-ray diffraction methods etc.)
Advisor: Dr. M Satyam
Date 1988 Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
M.Sc(Engg) in Electronics and Communication Engg.
Dissertation: Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Structures on Polysilicon (Areas of concentration:
Electronics, semiconductors, semiconductor processing, Integrated Circuits)
Date 1985 IIT Madras
M.Sc (Physics) in Physics. (Areas of concentration: Electronics, semiconductors, Microwave
Integrated Circuits)
Dissertation: Microwave Integrated Circuits
Special Certificates
Date 2004 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),Basic course in IPR
Date 2009 National Law School India University(NLSIU),Bangalore, PGDIPR, Areas of concentration:
US EU & Indian IP Law, Semiconductor Layout design law, patenting Software & Biotechnology
Dissertation: Internet Domain Name Dispute resolution An Introduction To UDRP
APPOINTMENTS  Group Leader – IPR, Marketing and Knowledge Management Group (Bangalore)
Centre for Development of Telematics, (C-DOT) Apr, 2017 –Present
 Head – Marketing / Intellectual Property Rights & Reliability, C-DOT, 2013-2017
 Manager – Marketing / Intellectual Property Rights & Reliability, C-DOT, 2011-2013
 Manager – Intellectual Property Rights Division – Legal / Reliability, C-DOT, 2003- 2011
 Senior Research Engineer, Failure Analysis and Reliability, C-DOT, 1996 -2003
 Asst. Executive Engineer, Component Standardization, Testing, Reliability and Component
Software group, ITI Ltd., 1993-1996
Last Name CV month/year – 2/2
2011 – Present C-DOT Bangalore
 Contributed to IP productivity at C-DOT and bagged the National IPR award for C-DOT.
Identified a new tool for prior art search for quick understanding of state of the art current
technologies. IPR policy made, awareness programs conducted on IPR. Empaneled Lawyers
for IPR filing.
 Designed and developed Organizational training process for Knowledge management, as a
part of CMMI level 5 processes. Graduate Apprentices, project students program: advising and
career planning, internship and development.
 Reliability calculations were done for Radio Access networks, Next generation networks and
wifi systems. Studied the various reliability aspects of components . Results included in paper
in IEEE.
2003-2011 Manager
C-DOT Bangalore
 Directed, initiated, and oversaw all aspects of IPR and Reliability. 100% increase in IPR
filings, identifying and sustenance of IPR.
• Awarded the prestigious Sir M Visweswariah Award on his 151st birthday for outstanding
contributions in engineering field in Karnataka on 15th September 2011.
• Represented in IEEE Student/GOLD/WIE Congress, 2011 on “'Emerging technologies
realizing innovative ideas that will define a better tomorrow for humanity”, Auckland, New
Zealand from July 7-10
• Represented IEEE WIE Bangalore Section at IEEE Section Congress 2014 on ‘Inspiring our
Leaders of tomorrow”, Amsterdam, from Aug 22 -24 , 2014
• Contributed to preparation of Report on "Telecom sector roadmap for innovation 2010-2020"
• National IPR Award from IP India in the R&D Category.
• Working group member for IPR policy-Telecom Standards Development Society India
• Representing C-DOT in Reliability of Electronic /Electrical Components and Equipment
Sectional Committee, LITD 02 of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards)
• Steering Committee Member of Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre, of NRDC,
• Represented C-DOT in various forums and exhibitions including 99,100,102 and 103 Science
 IEEE Senior Member, EXECOM member ComSoc, IEEE Bangalore section, and IEEE-WIE
Chairperson 2010 and 2015.
 Life Member – IISAA (Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association), IMAPS (International
Society for Hybrid Microelectronics, India Chapter), National Institute of Quality and Reliability,
Bangalore chapter and Fellow IETE, India.
 Member Associate, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), IISc Campus, Bangalore
 Past Chairperson of Women Protection Cell , CDOT, Bangalore
 Steering Committee Member of Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre, of NRDC,