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Shanti S. Gupta (BE '60 EE) Telecommunications Research & Engineer

posted Sep 12, 2012, 6:24 PM by IITRAANA Admin   [ updated Sep 12, 2012, 6:24 PM ]
Shanti S. Gupta received his Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee in 1960. He subsequently received M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Ill in 1965.

He has worked in the research and development of Wireline telephone Communications, Satellite Communications, and Defense Communications Systems. He began his career in consumer electronics in the field of color television in Chicago. He changed his field to telephone systems. In 1978 he moved to Washington DC and moved his field to designing Satellite Communications Systems where he worked on the initial development of the Global Positioning Systems (GPS). He gradually moved into the area of integration of multiple communication systems for Defense Communications and network security. He is presently working on Network and Cyber Security systems. He has been awarded 12 patents during his career in Communications and Consumer Electronics.

Presently he is working at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC as Telecommunications Systems Specialist.

He lives in Potomac, MD, a suburb of Washington DC with his wife Manju Gupta and family. He has three daughters.