Dr. K. R. Kashwan, M.Tech., Ph.D.
HOD / DEAN PG, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering (PG)

Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005 India
Ph: +91 427 2443545/4099877 Ext: 877 (o), Fax: 4099888
Email: drkrkashwan[At]sonatech.ac.in, drkrkashwan[At]gmail.com

Academic Background
College/University Degree Year Specialization
Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi MBA 2012 Operations Management
Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi PGDOM 2010 Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management
Tezpur University, Tezpur (A Central University) Ph.D. 2007 Electronics & Communication Engg.
Tezpur University, Tezpur (A Central University) M.Tech. 2002 Electronics Design & Technology
Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata AMIE(I) 2000 Electronics & Communication Engineering
MTI, Tambaram, Madras Diploma 1990 Technology

Grants Received for Projects

Subjects Taught/Teaching
S. No. Subjects Degree/Program/Branch
1 VLSI Design B. E.     (Electronics & Comm. & Engineering)
2. Speech Processing B. E.     (Electronics & Comm. & Engineering)
3. Neural Networks and Applications M. E.     (VLSI Design)
4. High Performance Communication Networks M. E.     (Communication Systems)
5. Modern Digital Communication Techniques M. E.     (Communication Systems)
M. E.     (Computer & Communication)
6. VLSI Technology M. E.     (VLSI Design)
7. CMOS VLSI Design M. E.     (VLSI Design)
8. VLSI Design Techniques M. E.     (VLSI Design Engineering)
9. Solid State Device Modeling and Simulation M. E.     (VLSI Design)
10. Embedded System M. E.     (VLSI Design)
11.VLSI Signal ProcessingM. E.     (VLSI Design)

Professional Membership
S. No. Membership Organization Membership No.
1 Senior Member International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), Singapore 80342200
2. Member IEEE, USA 80407298
3 Member IASTED, CANADA 4716
4. Life Member Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi LM - 51809
5. Member (Life Corporate Membership) Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata M - 141078 - 9

Certification Certifying Organization Registration No. Date of Certification
Chartered Engineer Institution of Engineers(India), Kolkata 016037 27 – 06- 2006

Level Title Period
DOCTORAL An Artificial Neural Network based Electronic-Nose System: Tea and Spice Flavour Discrimination and Drift Parameter Determination 2002 – 2005
PG VLSI Design and FPGA Implementation of Concatenated CODEC System for Multiple Error Detection and Correction in deep space communications 2000 –2001
UG Micro-controller for Guidance Systems in Missiles 1994 – 1995

Selected Publications

Citation Report (Check Online)
Descriptions ALL Since 2009
Citations 366 230
h-index 7 7
i10-index 6 5

Academic and Industrial Career
Designation Period College/Organization
Professor & Dean (PG) / HOD ECE (PG) Nov, 2005- Till Date Sona College of Technology, Salem
Research Scholar Jan 2002 to Oct 2005 Tezpur University (Central University)
Tezpur, INDIA
Ground Maintenance Engineer/ Technical Supervisor Sep, 1990- June, 2000 Indian Air Force / MIG-Fighter Aircrafts of Russian Fleet

Trainings/Workshops/Seminars/Conferences undergone/attended

Plenary / Expert /Invited Lectures Delivered

Academic projects guided
BE – Electronics and Communication Engineering ME – VLSI Design & ME - Communication Systems PhD – Faculty of Electronics and   Communication Engineering
05 89 05
(Currently Pursuing – 9)

Subjects/Areas of Interest
  1. Semiconductor Physics, Electronics Devices, Solid State Device Simulation and Modeling, VLSI, VHDL
  2. Computer Communications, Encryptions, Transmission Security, CODEC, Error Detection & Correction
  3. Artificial Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithm, AI, Fuzzy Logic
  4. Electronic-Nose Technology, Nano-Technology, Bioelectronics, Intelligent Sensors and Instrumentation Systems
  5. Algorithm Development, Computational Mathematics

Field/Area Specialization
Hardware FPGA & CPLD Implementation, PCB Design and Development, MOS & Conducting Polymer Sensor Design & Development, Nano-Techniques
Software Linux, MS Windows, MATLAB, VHDL, Verilog, C++, VB, GENIE, LAB view, Microsim7.1, Pspice, Multisim
Language English, Hindi, Rajasthani, German, Tamil (learning)

Other Exam/Course Passed
Exam / Course Year Details
SET – 2002 2002 Conducted by DRDO for Scientists Recruitments (Opted against joining)
Certificate Course in German 2002 6 months Certificate Course “German For Beginners”, Conducted by Tezpur University (A Central University). Acquired elementary conversation knowledge.