Shiban K Koul

Shiban K Koul is a Professor at Centre for Applied Research in Electronics at IIT Delhi. He has held several visiting assignments abroad: Senior Visiting Fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering, National University of Singapore (Dec.1996-Dec.1997); JSPS Fellow at the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan (July 1995-Sept 1995); Visiting Scientist at the Tohoku University Sendai, Japan (Oct. 199-Dec.1994), and British Council Fellow at the University of North Wales, UK (July 1984-Dec 1984). He is the author/co-author of 103 Research Papers; 7 Books, Stripline-like Transmission Lines for Microwave Integrated Circuits (Wiley Eastern Ltd., 1989); Analysis, Design and Applications of Fin Lines (Artech House, 1987); Microwave and Millimeter Wave Phase Shifters, Vol. I- Dielectric and Ferrite Phase Shifters; Vol. II - Semiconductor and Delay Line Phase Shifters (Artech House, 1991); Finline CAD for DOS-Analysis and Design Software for Millimeter Wave Integrated Circuits (New Age International Publishers, 1996),  CAD of  Millimeter Wave Finlines- Analysis and Design Software for Windows(New Age International Publishers, 1997), Millimeter wave Dielectric Integrated Guides and Circuits (John Wiley & Sons, 1997)  and a Chapter on Materials and Technology for Microwave Integrated Circuits in a book Microwave Materials (Ed. Murthy et al, Narosa, 1993). He has received Gold Medal by Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Calcutta (1977); S.K.Mitra Research Award (1986) from the IETE for the best research paper; Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist Award (1986); International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Young Scientist Award (1987); the top Invention Award (1991) of the National Research Development Council for his contributions to the indigenous development of ferrite phase shifter technology; VASVIK Award (1994) for the development of  Ka- band components and phase shifters; Ram Lal Wadhwa Gold Medal (1995) from the Institution of Electronics and Communication Engineers (IETE); and Academy Excellence award (1998) from DRDO(Ministry of Defence) for his pioneering contributions to phase control modules for Rajendra Radar. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers India, Fellow of the National Telematics Forum, Senior Member of the IEEE, Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, Member of the Micro and Nano Technology Foundation (MANCEF), USA, Member of the Indian Society of Smart Materials (ISSS), Member of the General Advisory Committee (GAC) of Micro and Nano Technology Foundation (MANCEF), USA. He is the Honorary Editor of the Journal of IETE (Electromagnetics Section), a member of the National Committee for URSI-Commissions B & C. He is on the Editorial boards of Journal of IETE, International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering and the Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, John Wiley, USA. He has served as the Chairman of IEEE ED/MTT Chapter, India Council in (1988,89, 1992,93,94,95). He is a consultant to several Government organizations and private industries in India and abroad. He has successfully completed 18 major sponsored projects, 60 consultancy projects and 5 Technology Development Projects. He is on the board of Directors of M/S Astra Microwave Pvt. Ltd, a major private company involved in the Development of RF and Microwave systems in India.
Currently, Prof. Koul is engaged in research in the areas of Millimeter wave passive and active circuits, Development and Modeling of RF MEMS and Active antennas.