PROGRAMME DIRECTOR PROFILE

Dr.Bandaru Subbarao, Programme Director of the Center

He received the Bachelor's First class with distinction, Master's University topper in engineering from Osmania University, India in 1986, 1988, respectively and Ph.D degree in microwave engineering in 2004 from Queens University of Belfast (QUB), Belfast, U.K.

From 1987 to 1990, he was with Space Applications Centre (Indian Space Research Organisation) as scientist/Engineer. Design and development of Pulse compression Systems for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and EMI/EMC analysis of spacecraft systems.

Later he joined SAMEER- Centre for Electromagnetics, Chennai, India. Head of EMC Division to execute result oriented R&D and Antennas/EMC Design projects during last 26 years. Design and Establishment of 10m Open Area Test Site in 1992 and got Federal Communications Commission FCC USA listed, first in the country. Later on this facility has improved to meet the requirements of CE marking. This helped electronic industry for export/internal consumption with improved quality product. EMC division at SAMEER, CEM, Chennai has been taken to new heights, at par with International EMC Lab, by improving the existing facilities. NABL Accredited EMC calibration activity for the first time in India was initiated under his leadership. EMC design and modeling issues are brought to the attention of various decision making bodies. Contributed to development of EMC standards India and these were adopted by various leading government departments in the country while procurement stage, this indirectly improved quality of products in India. Many industries have taken design help in order to meet the requirements of EMC. More than 300 Industries benefited to meet the requirement of International EMC Standard. Design consultant to telecom/medical/automotive electronic industry in the country. Extensive research on Antenna Factor calibration for EMC applications was carried out. Design and development of wideband electronic warfare (EW) antennas (Tracking and Jamming antennas) to Indian Defence.

He holds one US patent. Published more than 60 scientific papers in major IEEE/IEE journals and referred international conferences. Working Group Member of IEC TC 77. Subbarao is a senior member of the IEEE, USA, Fellow of IETE, and Life member of SEMCEI, India, Editor of International Journal of Power Electronics, chairman society of EMC Engineers India Chennai Chapter. Highest award for EMC in India EMC Engineer of the year 2009 was conferred in Nov 2010. Founder chair of IEEE EMC Madras chapter, Chairman Specific criteria Electronics, NABL. EMC Expert member of many National projects. Technical reviewer to review papers submitted to IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Instrumentation and measurements, Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL). Technical assessor of NABL to conduct Lab audits as per ISO/IEC 17025.