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Profile Of Prof (DR.) ANIL KUMAR
Before Joining Al-Falah University as Vice Chancellor, Prof.(Dr.) Anil Kumar was the Director of Al-Falah School of Engineering and Technology since 2009. Earlier he was the Director of Laser Science and Technology Centre, DRDO, Ministry of Defence.
Dr Anil Kumar had been a first class scholar throughout his education career. He was a gold medalist graduate, and he did his Ph.D. at an early age of 23years, from University of Delhi in Microwave Physics under the supervision of renounced Prof. G P Srivastava and Prof P C Mathur of Delhi University. His Ph.D. work was published in 5 international Journal including Journal of Chemical Physics USA, IEEE transaction. In 1975, he was invited as Liverhulme Commonwealth Visiting Fellow for Post Doctoral work with well-known Prof. J Sheridan at School of Physical and Molecular Sciences, University College on North Wales (now University of Bangor) UK, He made significant contribution in the field of Microwave Spectroscopy.
After returning from UK in 1979, Dr Anil Kumar was selected as Scientist ‘C’ to join DRDO at DEAL, Dehradun where he worked on Micro-strips and Micro-strip Antenna. Later in 1981, he moved to Defence Science Centre, Metcalfe house, Delhi (Now it is called LASTEC), and worked for 27 years in various areas of Lasers and Laser Devices including Fibre Optic Gyroscope (FOG) and Ring Laser Gyroscope (RLG) for LCA and Missiles, Laser Intruder Alarm System for BSF, High Power Laser, COIL, GDL, HCSSL and various laser materials (crystals and glasses).
In between during 2001-02, Dr Anil Kumar was Director (Science and Technology) in Ministry of External Affairs on deputation from DRDO.
In 2003 he became Scientist G (Govt. of India Joint Secretary level) and started working on Heat Capacity Solid State Lasers,
After getting appointed as Director of Laser Science and Technology Centre he gave a boost to high power laser programme and advance research work in Laser such as Liquid Oxygen Lasers. He organised and hosted DRDO Director Conference for four years from 2005 to 2008 and NLS2008
In 2009, he joined as Director of Al-falah School of Engineering and Technology and he helped it to become an Autonomous institute of M D University. He is also instrumental in getting the college Grade “A” by NAAC (UGC). He has later focused with his team along with the Mr J A Siddiqui Chancellor of AFU, on AFSET to become The University in 2014.
He has been a member of many committees and as part of delegations, travelled to US, Russia, Armenia and Israel.
He is a member of many professional bodies including OSA, ILA, IEEE, and He is a Fellow of IETE since the age of 37.
He has been Ph.D. guides of several students and Ph.D. examiner of Delhi University, Jamia Milia Islamia New Delhi and Allahabad University and at AFSET ( M D University of Rohtak)
He has published over 75 research papers in the journals all over the world. He has been in advisory board of many national and international conferences and invited to deliver special talks. He is also referee for many journals including Optics and Laser Technology (UK).