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Dr. Vijay Janyani (Head)

Qualifications:Ph.D.(UK) from Nottingham University (Commonwealth Scholarship)
 M.E.(Electronics & Electrical Comm) from MNIT Jaipur (Erstwhile MREC Jaipur)
 B.E.(Electronics and Comm) from MNIT Jaipur (Erstwhile MREC Jaipur)
Contact Detail:Dept. of Electronics & Comm. Engineering,MNIT, Jaipur-302017,
Phone No.:0141-2713464
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Research Interests

Optical Communication, Optoelectronics and Photonics, Numerical Modelling, Nonlinear Optics, RF and Microwaves, Optical Networks, Solar Energy.

Brief Research Profile

Dr Vijay Janyani is a Professor in Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) at Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) Jaipur. Presently he is also the Head of the Department. He was the Head of Materials Research Center, MNIT Jaipur during 2018-2020. He obtained B.Engg and M.Engg degrees from MREC (now MNIT), and PhD from University of Nottingham, UK under Commonwealth Scholarship. In his teaching and research career of more than two decades, he has been Investigator of a number of funded research projects (both national and international) in the area of Optical Communication and Photonics, sponsored by reputed organisations like DRDO, DST, JSPS, SERI etc. He has successfully completed the Indo-UK consortium project UKIERI which was a major multi-Institutional project in the domain of Microstructured Optical Fibers, as Coordinator from MNIT. He has been a Host Scientist for Visiting Fellows under C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers, administered by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, and Host Scientist for Visiting Researchers under RTF DCS Fellowship Scheme for Scientists of Developing Countries, administered by NAM S&T Center, Government of India. He has been conferred a Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE, New Delhi), Government of India, and Derrick Kirk Prize of University of Nottingham for excellence in research. He was also seconded by MHRD, Govt of India under the Faculty Secondment Scheme to AIT, Bangkok for a semester to teach advanced PG courses. On the administrative side, he has held various key positions such as Associate Dean (Research & Consultancy) and Associate Dean (International Affairs) at MNIT Jaipur. He also served as Coordinator-Campus Wide Networking (CWN), Nodal Officer-National Knowledge Network (NKN) and Coordinator-Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN). He has been member of various level committees such as Board of Studies, Senate, Selection Committees, Review Committees of various Universities, and an expert/member on the panel of important Government bodies like UPSC, NPIU, DST, AICTE, RBSE, SPFU, NCERT etc. He has been the Chairman of IEEE Rajasthan Subsection during 2018-2019 (two years). He has published more than 180 research papers in reputed journals and conferences, and a number of book chapters. He has supervised ten PhDs till date and currently eight are underway. He has been member of Technical Program Committee of many IEEE conferences, and reviewer or editorial board member of reputed journals like IEEE/Elsevier/IET/Springer/Hindawi. He is on the panel of Distinguished Traveling Lecturer Program of reputed international societies like SPIE (USA) and OSA (USA) under which he has delivered many invited talks across the globe on recent advances in photonics and related technologies. He has extensively travelled to countries like Austria, Bolivia, Canada, China, Czech Rep, Denmark, Egypt, France, Hong-kong, Indonesia, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, UK, Ukraine, USA to deliver talks, present research papers or in connection with other research /academic activities. He is a Senior Member of IEEE USA, Member of IEEE Photonics Society, Member of IEEE COMSOC, IEEE NTC, Life Fellow of the Optical Society of India (OSI-India), Life Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Senior Member of OSA (USA), Senior Member of SPIE (USA) and Life Fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) India. His current research interests include fiber optics and communication, photonics, optical networks, numerical modeling, nonlinear photonics, photonic crystal based photovoltaic and devices and all-optical systems.

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