Professor Anand Srivastava
Prof. Anand Srivastava assumed the role of Vice Chancellor at Netaji Subhas University of Technology (NSUT) on November 29, 2023. He is M.Tech. and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi. Prior to his appointment at NSUT, he adorned the position of Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) at the illustrious IIIT Delhi and Director at IIIT Delhi Incubation Center (a Section 8 company). He is also Adjunct Professor in Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management at IIT Delhi since 2008. He was Dean and Professor in the School of Computing and Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, HP, India from Jan. 2012 to Nov. 2014. Prior to this, he was with Alcatel-Lucent-Bell Labs, India as a solution architect for access and core networks for 2.5 years. His initial stint (∼ 19 years) was with the Center for Development of Telematics (CDOT), a premier telecom research center of Govt. of India where he was Director and Member of the CDOT Board. During his stay in CDOT, he provided technical leadership and motivation to a team of engineers engaged in the development of national-level projects in the areas of Telecom Security Systems, Network Management Systems, Intelligent Networks, Operations Support Systems, Access Networks (GPON) and Optical Technology based products. Most of these projects were completed successfully and commercially deployed in the public telecom network. He also carried out significant research work in the Photonics Research Lab, Nice, France, under the Indo-French Science & Technology Cooperation Program on “Special optical fibers and fiber-based components for optical communications” during 2007-2010 in different phases. He was also closely involved with ITU-T, Geneva in Study Group 15 and represented India for various optical networking standards meetings. Currently, he is driving VLC/LiFi standardization activities under the aegis of Telecommunications Standards Development Society India (TSDSI). His research work is in the area of optical core & access networks, Vehicle-to-vehicle communications, Fiber-Wireless (FiWi) architectures, and Visible light communications. He was awarded with "Distinguished Research Award" by IIIT Delhi in 2023. He has received "Outstanding Technical Contribution" award for the Study Group (Networks) by the Telecommunications Standards Development Society India (TSDSI) in 2023.
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