Nilesh J. Vasa

 

 

 

 


Professor

Office: ED311, Department of Engineering Design,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Email: njvasa[AT]iitm.ac.in

 

Current Research Areas

• Laser technology, Remote sensing
• Opto-mechatronics, Optoelectronic Devices
• Precision Engineering and Instrumentation, MEMS Devices
• High Voltage / Lightning Protection

 

Academic Background

Degree: Doctor of Engineering (1997) (Electronic Device Engineering)
University: Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

• Degree: M.Tech. (1990) (Mechanical Engineering)
University: Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, India

• Degree: B.E. (1988) (Production Engineering)
University: VJTI, University of Bombay, India

• Degree: D.P.E. (1985) (Production Engineering)
Institute: Agnel Technical College, Board of Technical Examination, Maharashtra

 

Professional Experience

Organization

Designation

From

To

Crompton Greaves Ltd., Mumbai, India

Management Trainee

20/2/1990

9/11/1990

Baroda Electro Engineering Products Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara, India

Research and Development Engineer

15/11/1990

31/3/1993

Department of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University

Research Student

2/4/1993

27/3/1997

Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Research Associate (Equivalent to Assistant Professor)

1/5/1997

15/1/2001

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Visiting Associate Professor

16/1/2001

16/10/2005

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

Visiting Associate Professor

17/10/2005

15/1/2006

Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras

Associate Professor

16/1/2006

31/5/2010

Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras

Professor

1/6/2010

Till Date

Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering (ISEE), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Professor (Fixed- Term Position)

16/3/2015

31/7/2015

 

Research Papers:

List of publication international and national journal publication

List of International Conference publications

List of research projects

List of Awards and Patents

 

Teaching courses:

•Applications of Microprocessors and Microcontrollers (Undergraduate level)
•Mechatronics (Graduate level)
•Manufacturing Science (Undergraduate level)
•Lasers in measurements and micromanufacturing (Graduate level)

Courses taught

 

 

Membership in Professional Societies:

• Optical Society of America (OSA)
• Laser Society of Japan
• Japanese Laser Society (3209)
• Indian Laser Association (ILA)
• International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

 

         Foreign language studied: Japanese language:  

• Completed intensive Japanese language course (April 1993 October 1993)

• Supplemental intermediate Japanese course (October 1993 March 1994) at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

 

Academic and Research Motto:

• Work for the advancement of the society and share the knowledge with all.