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
Dissertation: Microwave Integrated Circuits
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
EXPERIENCE Group Leader
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
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,