Dr. R. S. Kaler

Senior Professor

Specialization

Fiber Optics Communications, Communication Systems

Email

rskaler@thapar.edu

Specialization

Fiber Optics Communications, Communication Systems

Email

rskaler@thapar.edu

Professional Experience

At Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology

  • Dean of Faculty Affairs from 22nd July 2019 to till date.
  • Deputy Director, from 1st January 2015 to 3rd July 2018, Teaching, Research Administration.
  • Senior Professor, from 1st September 2010 to till date, Teaching, Research Administration.
  • Head of EIED, from 16th August 2017 to till date,Teaching, Research Administrations.
  • Dean RPG, from 25th August 2010 to 4th September 2014, Teaching, Research Administration.
  • Professor & Head, ECED, from 12th January 2004 to 21st March 2007, Teaching, Research Administration.
  • Professor, from 10th December 2003 to 31st August 2010 Teaching, Research Administration.
  • Professor 31st October 2003 to 9th December 2003, Teaching, Research Administration

At S.L.I.E.T., Longowal

  • Assistant Professor from 12th March 1999 to 30th October 2003, Teaching, Research Administrations.

At G.N.D.U. Amritsar

  • Assistant Professor from 28th August 1993 to 31st January 1994, Teaching.

At Electronics Systems Punjab Ltd.(ESPL), Mohali,

  • Engineer for the period from 8th August 1990 to 24th August 1993.


Responsibilities Held

  • Rankings of TIET
  • Benchmarking study with peer institutes for consistent improvement
  • Academic delivery & Research, Research led outcome based academic delivery
  • Enhanced the research profile of the institute
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Branding for the institute for enhancing visibility
  • Placement
  • SWOT analysis
  • Target setting/achieving exercises at institute level
  • Programme Cost analysis
  • MoUs/Collaborations, CG Affairs
  • Quality Faculty Induction
  • Accreditations (ABET, NBA, NAAC)
  • Thapar Polytechnic Admin Issues

Research

Research Supervision:

  • Doctoral (Ph. D) Students Guided
    Completed - 25, Ongoing - 8 (Click here to see the list)
  • Masters (ME/M. Tech) Student Guided
    Completed - 61, Ongoing -1

Research Publications:

  • SCI - 213
  • Non SCI - 53

Scopus Publications:- 272, Scopus h index -23
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Google Citations:- 3307, Google h index-29, Googlei10 index-103
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International Conferences:18

National Conferences 101

Sponsored Research Projects (Including in-house industrial projects)

  • Development of Photonic Crystal Biosenosr for Detection of Foodborne Pathogens, 38 Lacs, DBT, Co-PI; Mukesh Kumar, 2014 (Ongoing).
  • Performance analysis of Dense wavelength division multiplexed systems, 10 Lacs, University grant commission, New Delhi 2011-2014 (completed)
  • Performance Analysis of Broadband Optical communication systems, 5 Lacs, All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi, Co-PI: Mrs. Yugnanda, 2006-2009 (completed)
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, New Delhi, 11 Lacks, worked as Co-PI, 2001-2004, (completed)
  • Studies on Dispersion and Fiber Nonlinearities on Broadband Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, New Delhi (R & D), 6 Lacs, Co-PI, Dr. A. K. Sharma, 1999-2003 (completed)
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, New Delhi Advanced Communication system 9 Lacs, 1999-2003, (completed).

Books Published

  • A Text book of Microprocessors and Microcontrollers, IK International Publisher, 2011.
  • A Text Book of Digital Signal Processing, IK International Publisher, Mr. Umesh and Mr. Kulkarni, 2009.

Consulting Experience

  • Design, supply, erection, testing & Commissioning of remote computer surveillance systems for tubewells and booster stations, organized by Municipal corporation Chandigarh, (981 lac project consultancy amount 1.5 lacs) during period 2007-2009.
  • Upgradation of water supply infrastructures for proper monitoring & automation with remote computerized surveillance to water supply system in Chandigarh, organized by Municipal corporation Chandigarh (850 lacs Consultancy amount), during period 2009-2011Design, supply, erection, testing & Commissioning of remote computer surveillance systems for tubewells and booster stations, organized by Municipal corporation Chandigarh, (981 lac project consultancy amount 1.5 lacs) during period 2007-2009.
  • Upgradation of water supply infrastructures for proper monitoring & automation with remote computerized surveillance to water supply system in Chandigarh, organized by Municipal corporation Chandigarh (850 lacs Consultancy amount), during period 2009-2011

Awards, Honors and Recognitions

  • In March, 2014 honoured as best author (India) under Research Publications in engineering domain by Career 360 Magazine.
  • Recognition of research work by NASA , USA in 2002
  • Best Paper Award for paper titled “Congestion Control Schemes in OBS Networks” in International Conference on Information & Communication Technology -IICT held at DIT DHERADUN in 2007.
  • Merit Certificate awarded for Mathematics Olympiad Examination in 1984.

Countries & Universities Visited

  • Ireland: TIET Contemporization Programme with Trinity College, Dublin
  • Canada: University of Waterloo
  • Australia: University of Melbourne
  • Other countries: UAE, Nepal, China, U.K, Kuwait, Bahrain etc.
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