Dr. D. K. Aswal
(Director, CSIR-CEERI)

Dr. D.K. Aswal has taken over the additional charge of Director, CSIR- Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani with effect from 06th March 2019.

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1. Project Guidance and Review Committee -DISR-CRTDH

    i)  Sh. Ashwani Gupta
Scientist "G" & Head (BIRD-crf), DSIR
Email:, Phone: 011-26866123, (M). 9818403458
    ii)  Dr. D.K. Aswal
Director, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani
Phone: +91-1596-242111, +91-01596-252200
    iii)  Prof. Vishal Verma
Department of Electrical Engineering,
DTU, Shahbad Daulatpur, Main Bawana Road, Delhi
Mob. 9811882648
    iv)   Dr. Chandan Banerjee
Dy-Director General / Scientist 'F'
National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE)
Gurgaon-Faridabad Highway, Gwal Pahari, Gurgaon
Telephone (Office): 0124-285 3001 0124-285 3032 (Exe Asst)

    v)  Dr. Manu Sikarwar
Project Director
Department of Science & Technology,
Govt. of Rajasthan
IV Floor, Room No 506, Mini Secretariat,
Bani Park, Jaipur,
Email :
Phone: 0141-2202041, (M). 9602021344
    vi)  Sh. M.K. Saraswat
MSME-Development Institute
Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
22 Godam Industrial Estates, Jaipur-302 006
Phone: 0141-2210553 (Director), Fax: 0141-22110553
(M) 09413794032
    vii)   Sh. Dinesh Pahadia
Additional General Manager (AGM)
RIICO ( Govt of Rajasthan Undertaking)
Udyog Bhawan, Tilak Marg, Jaipur ( India)-302005
Fax-91-141-4593210, (M) 9414049428
    viii)   Sh. Vinay Kumar
Scientist E, DSIR
Tel.: 011- 26529742/26590496, 9868287814
Telefax:011-26529742 Fax: 011-26960629 (M) 09868287814
Member Secretary

2. Faculty and staff DISR-CRTDH

Dr. S. A. Akbar
(Chief Scientist/Project Leader)
Mobile: 9587923861
EPBX Office: 2244 (Pilani office)
EPBX Residential: 2464
BSNL Office: 252464
BSNL Residential:
BSNL Private: 246002


Experience: Instrumentation and Control Advanced Electronic Systems.

Dr. S. Ali Akbar, Head, Project Management and Business Development (CSIR-CEERI) graduated with distinction degree in Electronics Engineering from Bangalore University in 1985. He received his MSc (Engineering) in Power Electronics and PhD degree for a thesis Titled "Mixed H2/H-infinity control of singularity perturbed systems-Gain Independent Feedback Computation" from National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur. He began his carrier as a scientist in Instrumentation and Electronics Department at CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, and rose to the position of Chief Scientist and Head of Project Management and Business Development Division at CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Pilani, Rajasthan. His main contributions are in the area of process Instrumentation and control of Metallurgical/Chemical Process, Process Automation, Real time process Simulation and Embedded RealTime Control Systems. He was instrumental in the development of Real Time Process Simulator (RTPS) technology for online monitoring and prediction of internal dynamics of Iron making Blast Furnace. This technology was successfully implemented in two integrated steel plants Bokaro steel Limited and Bhilai steel plant of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). For this technology he has been awarded VA Altekar Award for the best technology in the year 2007.

He has successfully executed 16 R&D projects from Ministry of Steel, Department of Electronics (DietY), Department of Ocean Development (DOD) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). He has published more than 60 papers in National /International Journals, Conference proceedings and filed 12 numbers of Software copyrights. He is an expert member of various scientific bodies related to Research and Development in the area of process automation and advance electronic control system. He is a member of Board of studies of various Educational Institute and professional societies and supervised B Tech/ M Tech/ Ph D dissertations and trained many project fellows on state-of-the-art electronic control systems.

Dr. P C Panchariya
Sr. Principal Scientist
Scientist-in-charge, CSIR-CEERI's IIH, Jaipur
Work Email:
Mobile: 9414743122
EPBX Office: 0141-2751555
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PC Panchariya is Sr. Principal Scientist, group head of Signal Analytics Group at CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani; involved in development of intelligent measurement systems having applications in tea, sugar, dairy and food industries. He is also Professor at Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi. He received M.Sc. (Physics with specialization in electronics) followed by M.S. and Ph.D. in instrumentation engineering science from Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He has R&D experience of around 23 years. He has about 25 research publications in peer-reviewed journals or international conferences and 7 patents (filed). Dr. Panchariya has supervised several Ph.D., masters and under-graduate students for thesis and project work. He is associated with professional societies like Life Fellow of MSI (India) & IETE (India), etc. He is recipients of DAAD fellowship (2000-2002) at Institute of automation, University of Bremen, Germany. He has received best paper award in World Congress on Lateral Computing in Dec. 2004, Bangalore, India.

He has been instrumental in numerous R&D projects related to tea and dairy industries. Some of his achievements include the development of control system for tea withering process, development of electronic tongue, system for detection of adulteration in milk and various affordable milk analysers for Indian dairy.

Research in development of novel techniques and algorithms in Machine Learning and chemometrics for various sensor signal processing applied for quantitative as well as qualitative assessment of quality of foods and agro products is his key interest.

Projects involved in:

  • DSIR-Common Research & Technology Development Hub (DSIR-CRTDH) at Jaipur in the area of Electronics/Renewable Energy
  • Rural Technology Business Incubation Unit at Jaipur
  • Deployment of CSIR-CEERI's Smart Technologies in Aspirational District 'Sirohi'

Mr. Sachin Devassy
CSIR-CEERI Pilani (Jaipur Center)
Work Email:
Personal Email:
Mobile: 7568806067
EPBX Office:0141-2751555

Sachin Devassy received B. Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2007 from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala. He received M. Tech in Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives from IIT Delhi in 2010. He is currently working towards his PhD degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India. He has been working in Power Electronics Group at CSIR-CEERI since July 2010. He has been involved in design and development of solar PV integrated inverters, dc-dc converters with application in renewable energy systems. His areas of research interest include power electronics, power quality, custom power devices and renewable energy systems.

Specific Skill: Modeling, Design and Control of power electronic converters for renewable energy, Power quality operations.

Area of Interest: Power Electronics, Power Quality, Renewable Energy.

Project Involved in:

  • Development of Solar PV Integrated Inverter for Standalone Applications
  • Design and Development of DC-DC converters for Renewable Energy operations


  • IEEE Member

Mr. Gyan Singh Meena
(Technical Officer)
CSIR-CEERI Pilani (Jaipur Center)
Work Email:
Personal Email:
Mobile: 7891925844
EPBX Office:0141-2751555

Gyan Singh Meena received his B.Sc from University of Kota, Rajasthan in 2005. He received his M.Sc in Physics from Vinayaka mission University, Tamil Nadu, 2010. He joined in CSIR-NGRI as Technical Assistant in 2008. He has been involved in Seismological Instruments & Seismological field Work in all over India. He joined Power Electronics Group at CSIR-CEERI on August, 2011. He has been involved in Mechanical drawing in solid-works software (2D&3D) of various projects. His area of interest includes the design and development of mechanical part of power electronics systems.

Specific Skill: Mechanical design and development of systems.

Area of Interest: Mechanical design in solid-works software, Mechanical design of power electronics systems.

Projects Involved in:

  • GAP-327-28(SSR)- Crustal Structure of Himalaya at CSIR-NGRI.
  • GAP-325-28(SSR)- North Capital Region at CSIR-NGRI.
  • SIP-0012-28(KSP)- Dharwar Cartons at CSIR-NGRI.
  • Development of -50kV/10A pulse power supply for MW tubes.
  • Developments of -40kV/50A pulse power supply for MW tubes.
  • 5 HP solar pump Inverter.
  • Development of -70kV/15A Pulse power supply for Gyrotron device.
  • 1kW grid connected solar inverter.

Mr. Mahendra Singh Soni
(Technical Officer)
(Associated partially)
Work Email:
Personal Email:
Mobile: 9460771158
EPBX Office: 2634(Pilani office)
EPBX Residential:

Having more than 10 years experience as follow:

  • Fabrication of semi-conductor devices (Laser, splitter, Multiplexer, LED, Solar cell)
  • Design & development of solar tracking systems.
  • Maintenance of different types of systems/hydrogen furnaces.

Specific skill: Lithography, UHV metallization system, sputtering system, electroplating etc.

Areas of Expertise: Hydrogen Furnace Operation/Maintenance

Projects involved in: Augmentation of Scientific Facilities for the Development of Very High Power MW Tubes (ILP0004)

Mr. Krishan Murari
(Senior Stenographer)
EPBX Office:0141-2751555
EPBX Residential:

Mr. Krishan Murari obtained his B.Com. form University of Rajasthan in 1999. He joined CSIR-NPL, New Delhi as Jr. Stenographer in 2008 and continuing since than in CSIR.He has joined CSIR-CEERI's Incubation-cum-Innovation Hub,Jaipur Centre as Senior Stenographer in October 2018 and providing administrative support to the Hub.

Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) for CSIR-CEERI's Incubation Unit under the aegis of NRDC

  • Dr. S.A. Akbar, Chief Scientist, CSIR-CEERI, Chairman
  • Shri DC Joshi, Chief Business Planning and Development, NRDC, New Delhi, Member
  • Shri Ajay Kumar Gupta, Managing Director, M/s Kamtech Associates Private Limited, Jaipur, Member

Other Staff for CSIR-CEERI's Incubation Unit under the aegis of NRDC

Shri Amit Ranjan, Engineer-Business Development,
NRDC, New Delhi, Coordinator NRDC
Phone: 09312427592
Email ID: aranjan.nrdc[at]nic[dot]in

Shri Arun Khnadelwal, B.E. (E&C), MBA (FINANCE)
Manager, CSIR-CEERI's Incubation Unit under the aegis of NRDC
Phone: +91-9828103997
Email ID: arunkhandelwal1983[at]gmail[dot]com

Mentors for Incubation Unit

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