Dr. Vinod Kumar Advisor Nims University, Jaipur Rajasthan
Dr. Vinod Kumar is presently working as Advisor to NIMS University Jaipur. He served for more than five years as Vice-Chancellor of Jaypee University of Information Technology Himachal Pradesh after superannuation from IIT Roorkee in July 2016 where he served for 41 years as Professor of Electrical Engineering Department. He received his Engineering degree from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, and MTech. & Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee (erstwhile University of Roorkee). He has many academic awards, distinctions and scholarships to his credit including the Khosla Research Awards of University of Roorkee, Ist IETE-R S Khandpur Medical Instrumentation Gold Medal in recognition of life time achievements and outstanding contribution in the field of Biomedical Instrumentation 2006, Railways Board Award for the best paper by IE(I) 2006, KS Krishna Memorial Award of IETE, The Brij Mohanlal Award of IE (I), The Corps of Engineers Prize of IR(I), best paper certificates of Awards of IE (I) etc. He has been recognized as excellent performer for many years in IIT Roorkee.
He is the best teacher awardees of IIT Roorkee. Prof. Vinod Kumar has about 180 research papers to his credit in the area of Medical Instrumentation and Signal Processing. He has guided 30 PhDs, more than 150 M.Tech dissertations and more than 180 B.Tech. Projects in the area of medical instrumentation and digital signal & image processing.
He has held many positions in IIT Roorkee administration i.e., Deputy Director, Member Board of Governors, Dean Faculty Affairs, Heads of Electrical Engineering Department, Continuing Education Centre, Quality Improvement Program Centre, Information Super Highway Centre, Audio Visual Centre and Associate Dean Academic, Chairperson of many Committees and is the member of academic committees of many educational institutions and councils in India.
He has travelled widely in India as well as other countries of the world ie USA, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Singapore, Dubai, Thailand, Finland, Switzerland and Nepal in connection with invited key note speaker, research collaborations & discussions etc.
He has taken more that 90 assignments as consultant in diverse fields which includes development of instruments, signal processing packages, residual life assessment of power plants and e-governance.
He has 47 years of rich experience of teaching & research and technical education management. He is a life fellow of IETE and IE (I) and is a senior member of IEEE USA. His areas of interest are Medical Instrumentation, Medical Signal and Image Processing and Telemedicine.