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Dr. Somak inducted as a technical committee member of the prestigious IEEE Microwave theory and techniques Society (MTT-S)

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Varanasi. Dr. Somak Bhattacharyya, Assistant Professor of the Department of Electronics Engineering IIT(BHU), has been inducted as a technical committee member of the prestigious IEEE Microwave theory and techniques Society (MTT-S).


IEEE MTT-S is a very prestigious international organization, comprising 10500 members and 190 chapters, and has been working towards the development of microwave technology and their applications with the goal of mankind since 1952. The technical committee IEEE MTT society not only paced up the microwave development activities but also directed and forged the new path in cutting edge high-frequency technology. Dr Somak Bhattacharya, as a high-frequency electronics expert, will work on the challenges of extended microwave frequencies, especially on millimeter-wave electronics and terahertz domain for the upcoming high speed communications beyond 5G. His presence in the decisive international group will highly benefit the Indian researchers working on high-frequency applications.


Dr Bhattacharyya is currently serving as the faculty advisor of IEEE MTT-S IIT BHU student branch chapter, which did exceptionally well in microwave education, especially during pandemic which has been appreciated in the IEEE Microwave Magazine. The IEEE MTT-S Society also funded the IIT BHU student branch chapter to conduct technical and academic activities. In 2019, 10 students from IIT BHU received the opportunity to avail the Student Travel Grant from IEEE MTT-S directly to attend the prestigious Indian Microwave and RF conference held in Mumbai where nearly 30 students attended the conference with the grant from all over India under the chairmanship of Dr. Bhattacharyya. Dr. Bhattacharyya is further serving as the regional coordinator of IEEE MTT-S Young Professional affinity group where he has been motivating a number of students and young persons to conduct various events. Based on his contributions, Dr. Bhattacharyya was awarded the IEEE Young Professional Star of the month of February 2021.

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