Prof. Dr. M. J. Nigam
Professor and Head
M. J. Nigam was born in Distt. Etawah of U.P. India in 1953 and resided there till 1971. He received the B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Regional Engineering College(NIT Warangal), Warangal (AP.), India 1976, the M.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialization in Control & Guidance in 1978 and the research work leading to the award of Ph.D. degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering in 1992 from University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India. From 1979 to 1980 and 1980 to 1982, he was a faculty member in the Department of Electronics Engineering, M.M.M. Engg. College, Gorakhpur and Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, India respectively.
In 1982, he joined the faculty of University of Roorkee(IIT Roorkee), Roorkee , India in the department of Electronics and Computer Engineering and was selected Reader in 1989, Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor in 2009 IIT Roorkee. Joined on July 2018 in the Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat as Professor & Head in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineerig.
His main research interests for the thrust areas of Electronics and Communicatin Engineering are Communication Engineering, Guidance & Controls in Navigational Systems including high resolution real time intelligent Kalman State Estimator as well as Regulation, Tracking and Guidance for peace time work and industry also.
High-resolution intelligent vision systems, smart/brilliant/Intelligent weapons like ICBM, & real time adaptive filtering, smoothing and prediction are some of his allied topics of interest in the field of Guidance and Control. In both of these sub-areas, he has engaged his M.E. and Ph.D. students for active research work and novel approaches to the above fields. A number of research articles in the above areas have also been published/ presented in various journals and Conferences etc.
In addition to teaching the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students include, Eight Ph.D. dissertations awarded & four under progress and fifty six M.Tech. students have been supervised for their dissertations. Also, guided Eight M.Phil. and fourteen B.Tech students for their projects in various research areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering. He was also actively engaged in various important academic I administrative activities of the department as well as the Institute.