Prof. Rajiv Saxena Director Nims University, Jaipur Rajasthan
Rajiv Saxena had obtained BE in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. Subsequently, he completed ME in Digital Techniques and Data Processing. He joined IIT, Roorkee (Erstwhile UOR, Roorkee), as a QIP Research Fellow (MHRD, GOI Scheme), towards his Doctoral Degree Program. The PhD degree was conferred on him in Electronics and Computer Engineering. During the research tenure, he suggested a few corrections in one benchmark paper of Dr. A. Papoulis (a veteran in the field of Communication Engineering) published in the year 1973. These corrections were appreciated and accepted by Dr. A. Papoulis himself.
Prof. Saxena served at leading Textile Industries of the country and had industrial experience of automation in textile machinery. He became Lecturer in Electronics Engineering Department of Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior. He was promoted to Professor in Electronics Engineering in April 1997 and also served as Head of the Department and Chairman, BOS, at MITS, Gwalior.
Prof. Saxena served, on lien from MITS, at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, as Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering from June, 2000 to June 2002. He is the founder Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at TIET, Patiala. He also served as Principal at Rustam Ji Institute of Technology, BSF Academy, Tekanpur, (again on lien from MITS, Gwalior) for a period of two years from January, 2004 to January, 2006.
Prof. Saxena was associated with the Jaypee Higher Education System since November 2006. Prior to join as Director of Jaypee University, Anoopshahr in May 2014, He was Professor and Head, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology, Raghogarh, Guna (MP). He Assumed The Responsibility of Vice Chancellor of JU, Anoopshahr From July 1st, 2018. After Completion of the term, he was relieved From JU, Anoopshahr in April 2022.
Prof. Saxena also served as Guest Faculty at leading institutions including ABV-IIITM, Gwalior, IITTM, Gwalior and in Sequential M. Tech. Program of U. P. Technical University, Lucknow. He also delivered various invited talks / keynote addresses at various platforms of repute. Prof. Saxena served as Coordinator of Project IMPACT for a period of two years (project was a joint venture of World Bank and Ministry of Communication and I.T.). Prof. Saxena executed two major research projects funded by AICTE besides the project under FIST program of DST.
Prof. Saxena has supervised Twenty Ph.D. candidates in the area of wireless, cellular, mobile and digital communication, digital signal processing, digital image processing and application of DSP tools in electronic systems and bio-medical engineering. Prof. Saxena has published about 100 research articles in refereed journals of national and international repute. Best paper award of IETE was also conferred on him in the year 2008.
Prof. Saxena had organized various national level seminars/ symposiums/ conferences and workshops. He had conducted several Faculty Development Programs (FDP), Staff Development Programs (SDP) and QIP Short Term Training Programs (STTP) sponsored by ISTE and AICTE jointly, and also delivered lectures in these programs at various places. Prof. Saxena is a Fellow of IETE and Sr. Member of CSI and ISTE.