ICCCAS 2024 Invited Speaker

Upena Dalal

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India

Biography: Dr Upena Dalal is Professor and Ex-Head, Department of Electronics Engineering, SVNIT, Surat. She started working as a teaching faculty since August 1991, and having teaching experience of 31 years and also, having research experience of 15+ years. Apart from this she handled many Institute level portfolios as Associate Dean (Faculty Welfare), Chairperson of Women Cell, Media-cell of the Institute and Dean Academic of IIIT Surat. Her area of expertise is in Communication Engineering, Wireless Communication and Networking, Wireless Systems and Networks, Fiber Optic Communication, Signal Processing etc. She has more than 200 publications in National and International reputed journals and conferences.
She organized 17 Conferences and Seminars till now. She edited Proceedings of National conference AWS2008—Excel Publications and IEEE International conference ET2ECN2012. She delivered nearly 60 Expert Lectures. She is a senior member of IEEE. She is the author of three books— 1. Wireless Communication, OUP (2009), 2. Wireless communication and Networks, OUP (2015), 3. Wireless and Mobile Communication, OUP with Dr Manoj Shukla (Co-author) (2017). One edited open access book WiMax New Developments, Inteh Publication, Vienna, Austria is on her name with more than 40000 downloads. She wrote 6 book chapters. She is honoured by 9 different national and international awards. She supervised 22 Ph D. She reviewed many thesis and is also reviewer of reputed journals. She did MoU with ISRO-Ahmedabad, Indian Navy, and TCS-Mumbai, and did lot of collaborative work on NaVIC- Indian navigation system with ISRO, collaborations with Keysight Technologies (for Wireless Systems Lab), Indian Railway (for employee training) and SCMxpert, USA (for development of Supply Chain system based on IoT). She developed course on Optical Communication under IITKGP pedagogy project.