01 About ME

R C Chakraborty,
Former Director, DTRL & ISSA, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO),
Visiting Professor (2006-13) at JUET Guna,
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Born in 1942, I am R C Chakraborty, a physicist, served DRDO over three decades. I joined Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad in 1971. There I was associated with the development of Missile Borne and Ground Based Telemetry Systems.

From 1978 to 1981, I was on deputation to Cabinet Sectt, New Delhi and worked on Simulation and Modeling. I returned to DRDO in 1981 and joined Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL), Dehra Dun where I spent two decades on software development projects. From 1991 to 2000, I was Project Director of a major software development project on Image Processing to process satellite imageries. Later, established an Earth Station for Reception, Processing and Dissemination of Satellite Imageries from Indian Remote Sensing Satellites (IRS). For short periods on two occasions I was appointed Director of Institute of Technology Management Mussoorie.

On Jan. 2001 I was appointed Director, Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL) and later on May 2001 was also appointed Director, Institute for Systems Studies & Analysis (ISSA). I held these two appointments till retirement from DRDO on Dec 2002.

Later, I was Visiting Professor (2006-2013) at Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology (JUET), Guna. I was teaching Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing and Computer Vision/Digital Image Processing as core subject.

I was conferred with ‘Scientist of the Year’ award, 1995, by the Prime Minister, for outstanding contribution in the field of Image Processing. I am a fellow of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers.

1 Comment »

  1. Dedicated contribution to DRDO.

    Comment by J L Bind — September 9, 2007 @ 10:29 am

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