R.C. Thakur is Associate Professor in Instrumentation & Control Engg. Division. His area of interest is Computer Networking, Communication Systems, and Microprocessor based System Design. He is B.Sc.(Engg.) in Electronics & Telecommunication Engg. from BIT Sindri, Dhanbad and M.Tech in Computer Technology from IIT Delhi. He started his career in 1988 from Bokaro Steel Plant with a very short instant of merely 2 months and then switched over to IIT Delhi where he served as Senior Scientific Officer - II (as a faculty in Microprocessor Application Program). He was under deputation to Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh for 6 months under TCTP Program of British Council. He joined DIT in year 1995 as a Senior Software Engineer, re-designated as Senior System Analyst and then Assistant Professor that has been re-designated as Associate Professor.
Apart from his primary job of teaching in the Division of Instrumentation & Control Engg., he was instrumental in setting up Campus Wide Computer Networking Center at the time of shifting of the Institute to its new Campus in Dwarka in 1998. Since then he handles this center (Institute Networking Scheme) as its Coordinator except 2 years tenure during 2002-2004. He also held responsibilities in setting up Robotics Lab, Mechatronics Lab, Industrial Data Communication Lab as well as managing of Stores and Purchases as Faculty In-Charge during 2014-15. He has 2 Publications in International Journals and 1 Conference Papers in IEEE. He is member of ITU-T National Working Group-9 besides life member of ISTE. Also designated as IT Nodal Officer of the Institute to interact with the Govt. of Delhi on IT related issues. There are number of Industrial consultancies under his credit.
Computer Networks, Communications, Adv. Microprocessors and Embedded Systems, Digital Hardware Design.