Registrar and Dean of Students
Maj Gen Rakesh Bassi (Retd.)

Registrar and Dean of Students

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Brief Life Sketch of Maj Gen Rakesh Bassi (Retd.)

Major General Rakesh Bassi, SM (Retd) is a B Tech (Civil) from the College Of Military Engineering, Pune. His Masters include a M Phil in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University, Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, M Sc (Defence Studies) from University of Madras. The General Officer was commissioned in the Indian Army Engineers through NDA in 1978 and has held many prestigious appointments in different ranks during his 38 years service. Some of these include Director General Combat Engineers at Army Headquarters, Secretary National Defence College, India, Chief Engineer of a Corps on the Line of Control in J&K. He retired in May 2016 as Chief Engineer Western Command. Major General R Bassi is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence College, College of Defence Management and the Defence Services Staff College. He was the Contingent Leader of the Indian Observers to UN Mission in Iraq – Kuwait immediately post the Gulf War in 1991. He was also a Member Secretary of an Inter Ministerial Committee formed by the Govt of India on Optimal Utilisation of Waters of Rivers under the Indus Water Treaty.

An adventurist of international repute, the General was a crew member of the First Indian Adventure Sailing Expedition Around The World (1985 – 87) on a 37 foot sail boat. He later skippered an Adventure Sailing Expedition in 1996-97 to countries of Middle East and Indian Ocean Region.

Major General R Bassi is a recipient of Sena Medal (Gallantry), Chief of The Army Staff Commendation and Army Commander Commendation for his professional achievements. He is a recipient of Ocean Cruising Medal from Ocean Cruising Club UK, Indian Colours in Yatching and CME Colours in Cross Country and Basketball.

Maj Gen Rakesh Bassi (Retd.)
Dean of Academics
Prof. (Dr.) Samir Dev Gupta

Dean of Academics

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Brief Life Sketch of Professor Samir Dev Gupta

Prof. Samir Dev Gupta obtained his B.E. (Electronics) from Bangalore University (University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore), M.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from I.I.T. Madras, M.Sc. (Defence Studies) from Madras University, and Ph.D. from J.I.I.T. Noida  He has over three and a half decades of work experience in the areas of avionics, communication, radar systems and teaching at UG & PG level.

 

His teaching career spans over 22 years and 6 months includes in addition to teaching at JIIT, Noida since December 2002, teaching at Institute of Armament Technology under Pune University, now Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (Deemed University) for PG programmes and training & development needs of Indian Air Force (I.A.F.) and Defence Research & Development Organization (D.R.D.O.), Air Force Technical College (A.F.T.C.), Bangalore where graduate engineers from IIT’s, NIT’s and Indian & foreign Universities undergo Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) course for about 18 months prior joining Technical Officers’ branch of the I.A.F. and Advanced Stage Trade Training Wing at Guided Weapon Training Institute, Baroda  He was also a recognized postgraduate teacher in microwave communication at Pune University. His research interest is in the area of conformal microstrip patch antenna for aircraft systems. His publications in referred journals and conferences are well cited.

 

His previous assignments includes, Deputy Director at Air Headquarters and were involved in planning, coordinating and directing maintenance, modification of aircraft and helicopter systems, modifications and induction of advance electronic systems into I.A.F., Commanding Officer of an 8 GHz LOS microwave communication unit, Senior Engineer looking after maintenance of airfield navigation aids, techno-logistic management of ground based communication equipment as Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) Branch officer of the I.A.F., Chairman Communication Advisory Committee at I.A.T. Pune. He is qualified for first & second line servicing of Mirage-2000 aircraft. Work experience on Mirage Mission Simulator and fly by wire systems of Mirage-2000 aircraft. Led and supervised highly qualified and skilled engineering officers and technicians of I.A.F. in maintenance and operation of missile, radar and communication systems. Experienced in management of resources to achieve time bound targets and objectives viz. successfully implemented contract with international and national agencies for induction of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Portable Laser Designating Systems and up gradation of aircraft simulators for the I.A.F. Prior to joining JUIT Waknaghat, he was a Professor in the department of ECE at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida. He also initiated training and placement process for JIIT, Noida. Successfully placed first and second batch students of Jaypee Education System in top-notch national and multinational organizations through campus recruitment. He has been associated at JIIT, Noida in students’ welfare and discipline as Associate Dean of Students and Chairman Proctorial Board respectively. He has successfully organized two editions of International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication (ICSC 2013 & ICSC 2015) at JIIT, Noida.

 

During his professional career he has under gone number of professional courses, some of them notably are course on solid state devices at I.I.T. Kharagpur, First and Second line servicing course on Mirage-2000 Aircraft at Gwalior, Air Staff course from Defence Service Staff College, Wellington, Microwave and millimeter wave systems and application course at Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, Kolkata, and Portable Laser Designator System course at M/s ELOP Industries Ltd, Israel.

Prof. (Dr.) Samir Dev Gupta