Recent Honors/Invited seminar/lecture/discussion meetings delivered/organized since 2008 and onwards

  1. Chief Guest during Technical Festival ( Tech Terra-2017) on “CSIR-CSIO: Scaling New Heights in Instrumentation” at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Delhi on April 18, 2017
  2. Key note inaugural speaker on “Slow Light in Photonic Crystal for faster Nanophotonic Devices” during Continuous Education Program(CEP) on Photonics for Detonics, February 27, 2017 at TBRL, DRDO Lab, Chandigarh
  3. Chief Guest Speaker: Research Scholars Day, ECE Department, IIT Kharagpur on “CSIR-CSIO: Improving the quality of life through Instrumentation” on February 24, 2017
  4. The Optical Society (OSA) Invited Talk at Physics Department, IIT Kharagpur on “Slow Light in Photonic Crystal for faster Nanophotonic Devices” on February 23, 2017
  5. Chief Guest & Invited Speaker: Gian Chand Jain Memorial Lecture 2016 on March 05, 2016 on “CSIR-CSIO: Improving Quality of Life through Instrumentation”
  6. Chairman, IETE Mid Term Symposium 2016 organized by IETE Chandigarh Center during April 09-10, 2016
  7. Jury Member, Seminar of Young Scientists under Indigenous Science and Technology in India International Science Festival (IISF) 2016 at NPL Delhi on December 08, 2016
  8. Jury Member, Show case of theme wise CSIR Pavilions during India International Trade Festivals at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi during Nov 14-27, 2016
  9. Guest of Honor and invited Speaker: Achievement of CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh University, Punjab
  10. Chief Guest Speaker on topic “ Fiber Optics: An Enabling Science and Technology for Fascination of Light and Photonics for Life” at GCG, Chandigarh on January 22, 2016
  11. IETE Foundation Day Lecture on “ Photonic Crystal Fibers, Waveguides and Nanophotonic Devices”, IETE Chandigarh, November 02, 2015
  12. Inaugural Speaker at Physics Department, Punjab University, Chandigarh on “ Photonic Crystal Fibers and Waveguides: Paradigm Shift for Lightwave Propagation” on September 17, 2015
  13. Chairman: PRC of DRDO on “ Design and Development of Multi kilowatt High Power Fiber Lasers” for Directed Energy Weapon Development of strategic applications, since January 2015
  14. Member: Education Committee of SPIE-The International Society for Optics and Photonics, to promote optics and photonics education worldwide for the year 2015
  15. Member (External Expert): Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) Keshav Mahavidyalaya, University of Delhi since February 2015
  16. Invited Speaker on “Modeling and Design of Plasmonic Mach-Zhender Interferometer for classification of cancer cells” and Session Chair in Photonics 2014 at IIT Khargapur, India during December 13-16, 2014
  17. Member: Education Committee of International Society of Optical Engineering dealing with optics and photonics education worldwide for the year 2014-2015
  18. Member: PDR Committee- Pulsed Fiber Laser for Directed Energy Weapon applications of DRDO, MoD, Govt. of India with effect from November 20, 2014.
  19. Invited Speaker & Session Chair in the International Conference (ICOL2014) held at IRDE Dehradun, during March 5-8, 2014.
  20. Invited talk on “Plasmonic Band Gap enabled PMZI sensor for classification of Cancer cells” in workshop on Computational Photonics organized by Royal Society London and DST, Govt. of India at IIT Delhi during March 01-03, 2014.
  21. Invited Speaker and Chief Guest: Two days workshop on “Optical Communications Systems and Networks” organized by National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka during September 5-7, 2013.
  22. Member: PDR Committee- High Power Fiber Laser for Directed Energy Weapon applications of DRDO, MoD, Govt. of India with effect from March 18, 2013.
  23. Member: Expert Advisory Committee- Nanoscience and Technology Glossary, MHRD, Govt. of India during March 11-15, 2013 meeting held at GGSIPU, Delhi.
  24. Invited Speaker and Guest of Honor: International Conference on Telecommunication Network 2013 at Amity University on February 28, 2013 on “Slow Light in Photonic Crystal: Science, Technology and Telecom Applications”
  25. Member & session Chairman : Technical Program Committee, International Conference “Photonics-2012” to be held at IIT Madrass, India during December 12-16, 2012.
  26. Member & session Chairman: Organizing Committee of International Conference on Optical Engineering at Vishveshraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaon, Karnataka, July 27-29, 2012.
  27. Invited Speaker on “Science and Technology of Slow Light in Photonic Crystal”, International Conference on Optical Engineering at Vishveshraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaon, Karnatka, during July 27-29, 2012.
  28. Invited Speaker on “Slow Light in Photonic Crystals: Fascinating Science and Remarkable Applications”, during Annual Visitors’ Programme: Beyond the Class Room at University of Delhi, South Campus on March 24, 2012.
  29. Invited Talk on “Photonic Crystal based Nanophotonic Devices” during DRS Programme, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on February 03, 2012.
  30. Invited participant and lead member on Government Initiatives for the promotion of Optics & Photonics during Optical Society of America’s OSA India Workshop at Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi, India on December 02, 2011.
  31. Invited talk on “ Slow light induced SOI photonic Crystal based Nanophotonic Devices” in the session of Photonic Crystal during XXXVI Optical Society of India Symposium on Frontiers in Optics and Photonics at IIT Delhi during December 3-5, 2011.
  32. Chairman of a technical session in National Conference on Recent Trends in Synthesis and Applications of Advanced Materials, MAIT, Delhi during December 5-6,2011.
  33. Invited Lecture on “ Photonic Crystal based Nano photonic Devices” in National Conference on Recent Trends in Synthesis and Applications of Advanced Materials, MAIT, Delhi on December 06,2011.
  34. Invited Seminar on “ R&D on Photonic Crystal Fiber and waveguides @TIFAC-CORE, DTU Delhi at NIT Surathkal, India on June 08, 2011.
  35. Invited speaker on topic of “ Photonic Crystal Fibers and Applications” in Continuing Education Program, CEP of DRDO organized by LASTECH, Delhi on August 11, 2010.
  36. Lead Member: Brain Storming session on Plasmonic and Nanostructure Solar Cell, organized by DST, Govt. of India at University of Delhi on May 15, 2010.
  37. Invited Speaker in Workshop for professional development of Physics Faculty, University of Delhi, Delhi on March 20, 2010 on topic related to “Glimpses on research opportunity in the area of Nanophotonics”.
  38. Keynote Speaker- entitled “ Photonic Crystal Waveguides based Nanophotonic Devices International Conference on Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics and Photonics (NOPT)-2010 to be held in Singapore during February 26-28, 2010.
  39. Invited Speaker – entitled “ Design and Development of Autonomous Under Water Vehicle- A case Study” in the seminar on Leveraging Offsets For Naval Self Reliance on February 17, 2010 during Defense Exposition 2010 at Pragati Madan, New Delhi.
  40. Invited speaker at seminar on Photonics by DRDO on “Photonic Crystal based waveguides and Devices” during January 17-18, 2010 at Delhi, India.
  41. Chairman, session on Photonic Crystal” at International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology-2009, held at Hotel Asoka, New Delhi during December 16-19, 2009.
  42. Invited Talk on “Photonic Crystal Waveguides and Device Research at TIFAC- CORE, DTU” on December 11, 2009, Photonic Technology Research Institute, NTHU, Taiwan.
  43. Invited Talk on “Research and Innovations @DTU”at Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan on December 08, 2009.
  44. Invited Talk on “Photonic Crystal Fibers, Waveguides and Devices @DTU” at Physics Department, EPFL Switzerland on October 06, 2009.
  45. Invited Lecture on “ Lightwave Propagaion through Photonic Crystal Fibers and nano scale Photonic Crystal Waveguides and Device” in the workshop for teachers of engineering colleges at ECE Department, IIT Khargapur on June 23 and 24, 2009.
  46. Invited lecture on “Research and Development at TIFAC-CORE in Fiber Optics and Optical Communication” during seminar on “Photonics and Hands on experiment in the area of Optical Fiber Communication” for students and teachers of colleges of Delhi University, Delhi, India during May 20-22, 2009.
  47. Seminar and exhibition on“Optical Fiber Communication and Sensors systems” On December 24, 2008 in association with NITTTR, Chandigarh, India for teachers of Engineering colleges at DCE Delhi.
  48. Member, Technical Committee, International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics 2008, organized by IIT Delhi during December 13-17, 2008.
  49. “Workshop and Lectures on “Photonics Design Tools” in association with RSOFT (USA) on December 12, 2008.
  50. “DCE Innovates” during national seminar on “Knowledge Power in the world of Learning” at DCE Delhi on August 26, 2008.
  51. “Light wave propagation through optical fibers and Photonic Crystal Fibers” Invited talk at National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (H.P.)-177005 on August 20, 2008.
  52. Delivered a talk on “Research on Photonic Crystal fibers and waveguides at DCE” , St. Andrew University, UK on June 23, 2008.
  53. “Photonic Crystal Dual Band Wavelength Multiplexure” in seminar cum group discussion meetings at Glasgow University, UK during June 11 to June 22, 2008.
  54. “R&D activities of TIFAC-CORE at DCE Delhi” on January 18, 2008 at Division of Media network, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapparo, Japan.