Bharat S. Chaudhari received the BE in Industrial Electronics from Amravati University in 1989 and then ME in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and PhD in Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 1993 and 2000, respectively. After being a Full Professor in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with the Pune Institute of Computer Technology, and the Dean and Principal of the International Institute of Information Technology, Pune, he joined MIT World Peace University (then MIT Pune) Pune, as a Professor, in 2014. Currently, he is serving as Dean – Academics and Head of the School of Electrical Engineering. With 32 years of experience in teaching and research, he has authored more than 98 research papers in the field of wireless, telecom, and optical networks and edited several conference proceedings, and authored three books. His research interests include low-power wide-area networks, Internet of Things, wireless sensors networks, and Si-Photonics.
Dr. Chaudhari has successfully executed several research projects and accomplished international research collaborations. He has delivered technical talks at various conferences and platforms in different countries. Dr. Chaudhari is a recipient of 2020 IETE N V Gadadhar Memorial Award for outstanding contribution in fostering research and education, the MAEER Pune’s Ideal Teacher Award 2015, and the Young Scientist Research Grant from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, in 2003.
Dr. Chaudhari has also been awarded as Visiting Scientist (Simons Associate) of the ICTP, Trieste, Italy (Tier I Research organization of UNESCO and established by the Nobel Laureate Dr. Abdus Salam) from 2015. He is associated with ICTP since 2005.
Dr. Chaudhari is a fellow of the IETE and IE (I), the Founder Chair of IEEE Pune Section (R-10), and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is the Program Evaluator of Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, United States, for accreditation of computer, communications, and similar engineering programs. So far, he has been part of ABET Teams for onsite accreditation at the several US and other foreign Universities. He has also undertaken more than 25 NAAC accreditation peer team visits to various colleges and Universities in India.