Arun Kumar Gande

Assistant Professor

Department of Electronics & communication Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: g.arun@nitw.ac.in

: 9491065971

Interests: RF and Microwave Engineering, Radar Engineering, RFIC Design, Analog Electronics and Antennas. ; Microwave and Millimeter wave passive and active circuits (Balanced mixers, Low noise amplifiers, Switches- SPST, SPDT and SPNT, Power dividers, Filters etc) ; Communication and Radar front end design, Metamaterials, Substrate Integrated Waveguides circuits and antennas, and Reconfigurable filters and antennas. ; If you are interested in pursuing PhD in the above mentioned topics at NIT Warangal, send me an e-mail. Interviews for our PhD research programs are held twice a year. ; Interested B. Tech students for Summer Internships may send their CV to my e-mail during the months of February-March.

Educational Details

Ph. D. (2012): Metamaterials, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

M. E. Tel. E. (2006): Microwave, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

B. E. (2004): E. C. E., M. V. S. R. Engineering College, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Work Experience

Assistant Professor (June, 2018 - till date): E. C. E. Department, NIT Warangal.

Scientist-C (Apr., 2014 - May, 2018): Circuits and Systems Division, SAMEER Kolkata.

Scientist-B ( Aug., 2010 - Mar., 2014): Circuits and Systems Division, SAMEER Kolkata.

Course Taught Previously

Courses Taught Previously

Academic year
Class
Branch/SpecializationSemesterCourse IDCourse Name
2018-2019B. Tech.Electrical Engineering
3rd
EC235 Analog Electronics
2018-2019B. Tech.Electrical Engineering3rdEC236Analog Electronics Lab.
2018-2019B. Tech.First Year2ndEC101Basic Electronics Engg.
2018-2019B. Tech.MME2ndEC289Basic Electronics Lab.
2018-2019B. Tech.Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering
4thEC286/EC288Integrated Circuit Applications Lab.
2018-2019M. Tech.VLSI System Design2ndEC5264RFIC Design
2018-2019M. Tech.Advanced Communication Systems2ndEC5365RF Engineering (partly)
2019-2020B. Tech.First Year1stEC101Basic Electronics Engg.
2019-2020B. Tech.Electrical Engineering3rdEC236Analog Electronics Lab.
2019-2020M. Tech.Advanced Communication Systems1stEC5303RF Engineering
2019-2020M. Tech.Advanced Communication Systems1stEC5306RF Engineering Lab.
2019-2020B. Tech.ECE8thEC4531Radar Engg.
2019-2020M. Tech.VLSI System Design2ndEC5255CMOS RFIC Design
2019-2020B. Tech.ECE8thEC455Microwave and Optical Communication Lab.


Courses Currently Being Taught

Academic year
Class
Branch/SpecializationSemesterCourse IDCourse Name
2020-2021B. Tech.ECE
7th
EC4054RFIC Design
2020-2021B. Tech.First Year
1st
EC101Basic Electronics Engg.
2020-2021B. TechElectrical Engineering
3rd
EC236Analog Electronics Lab.


 

Publications

International Journals

Souma. G. Mallick, G. Arun Kumar, B. Biswas, S. Chatterjee, and D. R. Poddar, " A Planar eight-way compact substrate integrated waveguide based radial power divider with broadband performance", Microwave and Opt. Tech. Letters, Vol. 62, No. 3, Mar., 2020.

Sumit. P. Singh, G. Arun Kumar, and Bijit Biswas, " Design and Optimization of a Tunable W-band Subharmonic Cavity based Gunn Diode Oscillator using Computer aided Design Technique", International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-aided Engineering, Vol. 29, No.9, Nov., 2019.

G. Arun Kumar, S. Mondal, Bijit Biswas, and D. R. Poddar, "A Broadband Millimeterwave Waveguide Window: A Low Cost Design for Environmental Protection", IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 66, No.10, pp.4540-4547, Oct., 2018.

G. Arun Kumar, Bijit Biswas, and D. R. Poddar, " A Compact Broadband Riblet-type Three Way Power divider in Rectangular Waveguide", IEEE Microwave and Wireless Component Letters, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp.141-143, Feb., 2017.

G. Arun Kumar and D. R. Poddar, " A Broadband Rectangular Waveguide to Suspended Stripline Transition using Dendritic Structure", IEEE Microwave and Wireless Component Letters, Vol.26, No. 11, pp.900-902, Nov., 2016.

G. Arun Kumar and Arun Kumar, " Design of a Low Loss, High Speed and High Isolation Ka-band SPST PIN Switch in Suspended Stripline Configuration", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 54, No. 18, pp.1808-1810, 2012.

R. K.  Mishra, G. Arun Kumar, D. Mishra, and D. R. Poddar, "Design of Lange Coupler for MIC and MMIC Technology using Complementary Deformed Omega Structure",  International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer aided Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 1 , pp. 85-92, Jan., 2012.

G. Arun Kumar, D. Mishra, D. R. Poddar, and R. K. Mishra, "Realization of Bandstop Filter using Deformed Omega Structure loaded Microstrip line", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 53, No.8, pp. 1847-1850, Aug., 2011.

D. Mishra, G. Arun Kumar, D. R. Poddar, and R. K. Mishra, "Simulated Characteristics of Patch Antenna loaded with SRRs" ICTACT Journal of Communication Technology, Vol. 1,  No. 3, pp. 172-174, Sept., 2010.

 

International/National Conferences

Dhruba Das, Bijit Biswas, Arun Kumar Gande and Sibabrata Mondal, "A Compact Very Narrow Band Coaxial Cavity Resonator Filter at X-band with SMA Connector Feed", CALCON 2020, February, 28-29, Kolkata, India.

Souma Guha Mallick, Bijit Biswas, Sayan Chatterjee, G. Arun Kumar, and D. R. Poddar, "A Multilayered Transition between SIW and ESIW", CALCON 2020, February, 28-29, Kolkata, India.

Akash Tyagi, Bijit Biswas, G. Arun Kumar, Biplob Mondal, "Design and Simulation of a Dual Band Radiometer for Humidity and Temperature Profiling", International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing and VLSI (IC2SV2019), October, 26-27, Warangal, India.

Akash Tyagi, Bijit Biswas, G. Arun Kumar, Biplob Mondal, "Design and Simulation of a W-band FMCW Radar for CLoud Profiling Application", International Conference on Communications, Signal Processing and VLSI (IC2SV2019), October, 26-27, Warangal, India.

Souma Guha Mallick, G. Arun Kumar, Sayan Chatterjee, Bijit Biswas, and D. R. Poddar, "Transitions from SIW to Various Transmission Lines for Substrate Integrated Circuits," 2019 URSI-Asia Pacific Radio Science Conference, March, 09-15, New Delhi, India.

Bijit Biswas, G. Arun Kumar, and D. R. Poddar, " A U-band Power Efficient MMIC Frequency Tripler with Integrated Output Amplifier," 2018 IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC), November, 28-30, Kolkata, India.

Tanuja Das, Bijit Biswas, and G. Arun Kumar, “ Design of a H-plane Waveguide Narrow bandpass filter with sharp roll-off at Ka-band”, 2018 IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC), November, 28-30, Kolkata, India.

Manish Kumar, T.K. Pal, B.S.V. Prasad, G. Arun Kumar, Sukhendu Bhanja, Arijit Majumder, "Effect of LO Phase Noise on Front End Receiver Performance" International Conference on Communication Devices and Networking (ICCDN) 2017, 3 - 4th June , 2017 SMIT , Sikkim.

G. Arun Kumar, and Bijit Biswas, " MMIC Resistive Mixer with Low Conversion Loss and Low LO Power", International Conference on Innovations in Electronics, Signal Processing and Communication (IESC), 6-7th April, 2017, Shillong, Meghalaya.

Prakash Chaurasia , Rishi Nigam , Manik Bhowmik , G. Arun Kumar , "SIW Based Slot Antenna at 12.1 GHz", National Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology NCRTET-2017 , 17-18 March, 2017.

Bijit Biswas, and G. Arun Kumar, " A V-band High Performance Single-Stage MMIC Frequency Quadrupler," 2016 IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC), December, 5-9, New Delhi, India.

Bijit Biswas, and G. Arun Kumar, "A 47 GHz Power Efficient MMIC Tripler with Low Conversion Loss," 2015 IEEE International Microwave and RF Conference (IMaRC), December, 10-12, Hyderabad, India.

G. Arun Kumar and Arun Kumar, " Low Conversion Loss Ka-band Suspended Stripline Mixer with Low LO Power", IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference 2013 (AEMC-2013), December 18-20, 2013.

G. Arun Kumar and Arun Kumar, "Low Loss and High Isolation Ka-band SPDT switch", International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC-2012), December 17-19, 2012.

A. Odhekar, G. Arun Kumar and D. R. Poddar, "Isolation Enhancement between closely spaced microstrip patch antenna using Thin Wire Metamaterial Structure", International Conference on Microwaves, Antenna, Propagation and Remote sensing (ICMARS-2012), December 11-15, 2012.

Arun Kumar, G. Arun Kumar, and P.K. Saha, "CAD of a single balanced mixer at Microwave and millimeterwave Frequencies", International Symposium on Microwave and Millimeterwaves: Basics & Technology (IsoMM-09), January 14-16, 2009.

G. Arun Kumar, R. K. Mishra and D.R. Poddar, "E shaped resonator as Left handed material", International Symposium on Microwave and Millimeterwaves: Basics & Technology (IsoMM-09), January 14-16, 2009.

Debasis Mishra, G. A. Kumar, D.R. Poddar and R. K. Mishra, "SRR and Patch Antenna", International Conference on Recent Advances in Microwave Theory and Applications (Microwave - 2008), November 21-24, 2008.

Arun Kumar, G. Arun Kumar and P.K. Saha, "CAD of Microstrip Mixer at Microwave and Millimeter Wave Frequencies", accepted in PIERS International Conference, July, 2008.

G. Arun Kumar, A. Majumder, S. Chatterjee, M. Kundu and S. Kar, "Modelling and Realization of Ka-Band Gunn based Phase Locked Source", accepted in PIERS International Conference, August, 2007.

Debasis Mishra, G. Arun Kumar, D.R. Poddar and R. K. Mishra, "Simulated Resonant characteristics of Metamaterial embedded patch antenna", AEMC International Conference, December, 2007.

G. Arun Kumar, Debasis Mishra, D. R. Poddar and R.K. Mishra, "Parametric study of Metamaterials using CRLH Transmission line", CODEC-2006, December, 2006.

Debasis Mishra, G.Arun Kumar D. R. Poddar and R.K. Mishra, "Short Circuited Zeroth Order resonator", CODEC-2006, December, 2006.

PHDs Supervised

Ph.D. Thesis Supervision

S. No.Name of the ScholarRegistered Institute/UniversityResearch areaInternal /ExternalStatus
1.Mr. Souma Guha MallickJadavpur UniversityDesign and development of microwave and millimeterwave passive circuits
ExternalOngoing
2.Mr. Debojyoti GhoshIIT DhanbadDesign of Multi-band filters for RF and Microwave applicationsExternalOngoing
3.Mr. Prantik DuttaNIT WarangalDesign of time modulated passive and active circuits InternalOngoing


M. Tech. Thesis Supervision

S. No.Name of the StudentRoll No.
Title of the Project
Year
Status
1.Mr. Piyush Soni
174614SIW Integrated Frequency Reconfigurable Microstrip Antenna for Switchable Multiband Systems2019Completed
2.Mr. Srinivasa Aditya184617Lowpass filter design using time modulated resonators2020Completed
3.Mr. Sai Sreevasta194610 2021Ongoing
4.Mr. T. S. Jayendra Bharat194621 2021Ongoing

 

B. Tech. Thesis Supervision

S. No.Name of the ScholarRoll No.
Title of the Project
YearStatus
1.
Mr. K. Karthik
Mr. K. Anuroop
Mr. K. Jaswanth Rao
154125
154127
154132
Design and Simulation of Ku Band Transmitter and Receiver Front End2019Completed
2.
Ms. R. Naveena
Ms. S. Usha Sree
Mr. Manoj Nogia
154148
154154
154137
Design of Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna
2019

Completed

 

3.
Ms. Harika Chandana
Mr. C. Vishwam
Ms. Sowjanya

164212

164213

164257

Design of Digital Phase shifters2020

Completed

4.
Ms. D. Geethika

Ms. K. Naga Surabhi

Mr. G. Vinod

 

174110

174120

174167

 2021

Ongoing

 

Workshops/Conferences

Workshops/FDPs Organized as Co-ordinator

S. No. Name of the Program Dates/DurationSponsorship
1.FDP on Computer Vision and Image Processing - Research Focus11-16th June, 2019/6daysE&ICT Academy
2.FDP on Advanced Antenna Pattern Synthesis and Beamforming with Computational Intelligence12-17th Nov., 2019/6daysE&ICT Academy

              

Workshops/FDP Attended

S. No. Name of the Program DatesOrganized by
1.Acclimatization program16-21 June, 2018NIT Warangal
2.Phase I and Phase-II of Induction program for newly recruited assistant professors of NIT Warangal

11-30 June, 2018 (Phase-I)

17-22 Sept., 2018 (Phase-II)

Teaching-Learning Centre, NITW
3.National Workshop on Role of IPR in innovation management for academia and industry collaboration17th Nov., 2018Centre for Innovation and incubation, NITW

 

Expert/Guest Lectures

S. No. Title of Lecture(s)
Place
1.Millimeterwave Communications, Millimeterwave Channel Modelling, Demonstration of NYUSIM 5G Channel Simulator
LENDI Institute of Engg. & Tech., Vizianagaram
2.Metamaterial Circuit ApplicationsNIT Warangal
3.Metamaterial Filter Design and Applications, Metamaterial Coupler Design and ApplicationsNIT Warangal


Professional Training

S. No. Title of Course
PlaceDurationYear
1.UMS Foundry CourseParis, France5 Days2012

 

Projects

S. No. Title of Project  
Funding Agency
Financial OutlayProject periodProject status
1.Feasibility study of a dual band (Ku & Ka band) communication front end (Principal Investigator)
NIT Warangal
Rs. 5.00 Lakhs
2018-2020Ongoing
2.Design and Development of a W-band Front-end for Imaging Applications using Silicon-Germanium Technology (Principal Investigator)
DST-SERBRs. 37.5 Lakhs2019-2022Ongoing


Design and Development of Microwave and Millimeterwave Components 

Ka-band components

1. Slotline Mixer

2. Image Rejection Mixer

3. SPST Switch

4. SPDT Switch

5. Sub-harmonic Mixer

6. Digital Attenuator

7. Bandpass filter (Finline)

8. Bandpass filter (Waveguide Iris)

W-band components

1.  SPST Switch

2.  SPDT Switch

3. BPSK Modulator

4.  Sub-harmonic Mixer

5. PIN Attenuator

6. Short Slot Hybrid

7. 3-way Power Divider

8. 4-way Power Combiner Hybrid

9. Six-port Hybrid

10. Bandpass filter (Waveguide Iris)

MMIC components

1. Ka-band Resistive Mixer

2. V-band Resistive Mixer

3. DC-40 GHz SPST Switch

4. 20-40 GHz SPST Switch

Involved in System level Design and Development

1. Design and development of Ka/S-Band Telemetry RF Receiver

2. Development of W-Band Coherent Transmitter-Receiver

3.  Feasibility Report on " Ultrawideband front fed" and "Dual channel low noise downconverter"

4.  Feasibility report on "Single side band digital beam forming (SSDBF) Front End "

Awards and Honors

DST-SERB-Early Career Research Award (2019-2022).

Senior Member, IEEE (2017).

Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, IET,  Electronics Letters, AEMC-2013, AEMC-2017.

Awarded All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Scholarship in Post Graduate course.

Additional Responsibility

Institutional Additional Responsibilities

1. Hostel Warden 7th and 8th Blocks 2018-2020

2. Member of Institute Information Advisory Committee (IIAC)

 

Departmental Additional Responsibilities

1. 4th year B. Tech project coordinator (2018-2019)

2. Placement in-charge (2018-2019)