About the cause
Dr.Amitava DasGupta received the B.E. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University,Kolkata, India in 1982, M.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from I.I.T. Madras in 1984 and Ph.D from I.I.T. Kharagpur in 1988. His Ph.D dissertation was on analytical modeling of small geometry MOSFETs with non-uniformly doped channels. He joined as a Lecturer in I.I.T. Kharagpur in the same year. He has been a Faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering, I.I.T. Madras since 1993 and is currently a Professor.
As a DAAD Fellow, he worked at the Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik, Darmstadt, Germany during 1991-92 and again in 1997. His research interests are in the areas of Semiconductor Device Modeling and Technology and as well as MEMS. He has supervised 25 research scholars for their M.S. (by research) / Ph.D degrees. He has more than 150 research publications in International Journals and Proceedings of International Conferences and has Co-authored a book on Semiconductor Devices – Modeling & Technology. He is an Editor of the IETE Technical Review and ISSS Journal of Micro and Smart Systems. He is a Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).
He has received various prizes and awards that includes National Merit Certificate, Ministry of Education & Social Welfare, Govt. of India, T. P. Saha Gold Medal, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1982, Best Poster Award, IEEE India ED/MTT Chapter, INAE Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2011 and DAAD Fellow Germany. He is currently guiding research for about 15 PhD students and MS students. He has sponsored various various projects and Consultancy projects.
We request all alumni who have interacted with Dr.Amitava DasGupta, and have fond memories with him, to sponsor the Chair he occupies. An Institute Chair requires an Endowment of Rs 65 lakhs ($ 100K), and the annual returns from the principal will be used to sustain the Chair.
We appeal to all of you to join hands in this endeavour and contribute generously.
How the money will be used
The endowment interest will be used to fund a salary increment for the awarded Professors for the Chair. The occupant of the Chair is Dr. Amitava Das Gupta