Banshi D. Gupta

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India


B.D. Gupta received his M.Sc. degree in physics (1975) from Aligarh Muslim University (India) and a Ph.D. degree in physics (1979) from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. In 1978 he joined the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, where he is currently a professor of physics. In addition, Prof. Gupta has worked at the University of Guelph (Canada) in 1982-1983, the University of Toronto (Canada) in 1985, the Florida State University (USA) in 1988, the University of Strathclyde (UK) in 1993 and the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2010. In 1992, he was awarded the ICTP Associateship by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy), which he held for 8 consecutive years. In this capacity, he visited ICTP (Italy) in 1994 and 1996. Prof. Gupta is a recipient of the 1991 Gowri Memorial Award of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India). He has published more than 80 research papers including 5 review articles in international journals of repute. Prof. Gupta is authored a book entitled Fiber Optic Sensors: Principles and Applications (NIPA New Delhi, 2006) and is the Co-Editor of the Proceedings of SPIE (USA) Vol.3666 (1998) and Advances in Contemporary Physics and Energy (Supplement Volume) (Allied Publishers, New Delhi). His current areas of interest are plasmonics and fiber optic sensors. He is a regular member of the Optical Society of America and life member of the Optical Society of India and the Indian Chapter of ICTP.

Biography Updated on 14 August 2011

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