Raj Senani was born on March 14, 1950 at Budaun, UP. He obtained B.Sc. in 1966 from Lucknow University, B.Sc. Engineering in Electrical Engineering in 1971 from HBTI, Kanpur, M.E. (Electrical Engineering) with Honours in 1974 from MNREC (now MNNIT), Allahabad and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering for his work on the Realization of Some Classes of Active Networks in 1988, from MNREC, University of Allahabad.
Dr. Senani held the positions of Lecturer (1975-1986) and Reader (1987-1988) at the EE Department of MNREC, Allahabad. He joined the ECE Department of the Delhi Institute of Technology, Delhi in 1988 as an Assistant Professor. He became a Professor in 1990. Since then, he has served as Head, ECE Department (1990-1993, 1997-1998), Head Applied Sciences (1993-1996), Head, Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering (1996-1998), Dean Research (1993-1996), Dean Academic (1996-1997), Dean Administration (1997-1999), Dean Post Graduate Studies (1997-2001) and Director, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) during June 1996-September 1996, February 1997-June 1997 and May 2003-January 2004. He is currently functioning as Head, Division of ECE (since 2000) as well as Director NSIT (since October 2008).
Professor Senani’s areas of teaching and research interest are Analog VLSI Circuits, Analog Signal Processing, Current-Mode circuits, Electronic Instrumentation and Chaotic oscillators. He has authored/co-authored over 140 international research publications- which have received, as per Google Scholar, over 2600 citations with an h-index of 29 so far. Over 100 research papers in refereed international journals have resulted exclusively from his work carried out at DIT/NSIT. He is functioning as an Editorial reviewer for over 30 international journals including several of IEEE (USA) and IET (UK) Journals. He has served as the Honorary Editor of Circuits and Systems for IETE Journal of Research during 1992-1995, 2007-2008 and as Associate-Editor-in-Chief for `Signal Processing: an International Journal’ (CSC Journals) during 2009-2010. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief for IETE Journal of Education, Chief Editor for Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Research (Academic Journals), an Associate Editor for Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing (Birkhauser-Boston, USA) and as one of the Editors for a number of other Journals which include- Scientific Research and Essays (Academic Journals), Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Hindawi Publishers), Journal of Electrical and Control Engineering (USA), Communications in Control Science and Engineering (American Society of Science and Engineering), Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations and ISRN Journal of Electronics (USA).
Professor Senani is a Member of Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society, USA), a Senior Member of IEEE (USA), a Life Member of ISTE (India) and a Fellow of IETE (India). He was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) in 2008 for his contributions to Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing and Analog VLSI. He is the recipient of the Second Laureate of the 25th Khwarizmi International Awards, bestowed upon him by Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), for excellence and dedication in carrying out fundamental research on the `Synthesis and Design of Analog Filters, Oscillators and Simulated Impedances using Modern Electronic Circuit Building Blocks' His biography has been included in several editions of a number of international directories such as those of Marquis’ Who’s Who, International Biographical Centre, American Biographical Institute and several others.
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