Dr. Suchandan Pal

Chief Scientist, Head PME

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Dr. Suchandan Pal received his B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees from Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics (IRPE), University of Calcutta, Kolkata in 1992 and 1994 respectively. He joined the CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani, as a Scientist in 1995. In 2001, he was awarded the Commonwealth Scholarship and pursued his Ph.D. at City University, London, UK in the area of fiber Bragg gratings (FBG)-based optical fiber sensing and instrumentation. He returned to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani in 2004 after completing his Ph.D. Presently, he is leading the Optoelectronics and MOEMS Group (previously, Optoelectronic Devices Group). He holds a position of a Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-CEERI and a professor in AcSIR. In addition to the area of FBGs, his present research interest lies in the area of integrated optics involving with the design and technology development of various passive photonic components, waveguide gratings, and GaN/InGaN material based LED devices. He has led a few Govt. sponsored projects of national importance. He has authored and co-authored over 100 scientific and technical papers in various reputed national and international Journals and Conferences. He served as a reviewer for various national and international journals like IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Review of Scientific Instruments, Sensors & Actuators: A Physical, Optics Express, Optical Engineering and so on.

He was a member of Institute of Physics (UK, 2003 – 2013). He is a life fellow member of the Optical Society of India and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE-India) and Institute of Engineers (IE-India), a member of Indian Physics Association and Semiconductor Society of India.