Karun Rawat has received his PhD. degree in electrical engineering from University of Calgary, Canada in 2012. He is currently working as Associate Professor in department of Electronics and Communication at Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T) Roorkee, India. Prior to this, he was Assistant Professor in Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, I.I.T Delhi from 2013-2014 and scientist in the Space Applications Center, Indian Space Research Organization Ahmedabad, from 2003–2007.
Karun Rawat is Senior member of IEEE since 2012 and his research has resulted in more than 60 publications in journals and conferences, two patents (applied), two state of art books and a book chapter. He is founding director of Lamp-tech technology private limited which is involved in indigenous development of power amplifier design and its linearization technology.
His current research interests are in the areas of RF power amplifier and transceiver design, digital transmitters, nonlinear device modeling, RF linear and nonlinear measurements and characterization, RF active and passive circuits design, RFCMOS and GaN MMIC designs. He has given several technical talks in India as well as abroad including workshops in power amplifiers at EuMC 2018 (Spain), IEEE IMS 2018 (USA), IEEE ARFTG 2016 (USA), IEEE APMC 2015 (China), IEEE IMaRC 2014-2015 (India), IEEE IMS (USA), IEEE EuMW (Spain) etc. He has invited papers in reputed conferences such as IEEE International Wireless Symposium 2019 in China, European Microwave Conference in Germany, International Symposium on Circuit and System, USA. Dr. Rawat has been reviewer of several IEEE transactions including Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Transactions on circuit and systems, Transactions on Electronic Devices, Transactions on Industrial Electronics etc.
Dr. Rawat has received research production award for three consecutive years from 2009-2011 during his PhD. He also received best design prize in 3rd Annual Smart Radio Challenge in 2010. He is also member of the editorial board of Wiley journal in RF and Microwave Computer Aided Engineering (RFMiCAE). He is active member of Special Interest Group in Microwave and Wireless Education (SiGMaWe) of IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique (MTT) and Nonlinear Vector Network Analyzer Forum supported by ARFTG.
He has also been associated with advisory committee of several RF industries, national laboratories and universities for brainstorming and research initiatives. He has also been part of technical program committee of several IEEE conferences such as IEEE IMaRC, IEEE APMC and IEEE INDICON. He has served as technical program chair of IEEE INDICON 2017.
Awards and Recognition:
Workshop co-organizer & Speaker in IEEE MTT European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2018, Madrid, Spain
Workshop co-organizer & Speaker in IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium, IMS 2018, Philadelphia, USA.
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