Vinod Kumar Khanna
V. K. Khanna received a Ph.D. degree in physics from Kurukshetra University in 1988 for the thesis entitled “Development, Characterization and Modeling of the Porous Alumina Humidity Sensor.” He joined CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani on April 21, 1980, where he has been working for the last 31 years on the design, fabrication, and characterization of various solid-state devices. His deputations abroad include Denver, Colorado, USA, 1986; Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1999; Kurt-Schwabe-Institut fur Mess- und Sensortechnike.V. Meinsberg, Germany, 2008; the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2009. He has authored seven books and two book chapters. He has also published 115 research papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings; he holds three patents. He serves as a Fellow at the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, India. He is a Life Member of the Indian Physics Association (IPA); presently, he serves as the Chairman of IPA, Pilani Chapter. He is also a Life Member of the Semiconductor Society (India) and the Indo-French Technical Association. His fields of specialization are power semiconductor devices, MEMS, and microsensors. Presently, he works as a Chief Scientist and Head of MEMS and Microsensors Group at CSIR-CEERI, Pilani.
Biography Updated on 10 October 2011