Kedar B Khare

Kedar B Khare
Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas,New Delhi-110016
Tel:+91-11-2659 1362 (O)

Areas of Interest: Optics/Photonics, Computational Imaging, Inverse Problems, Signal Processing, Compressive Sensing


  • M.Sc. (5-year Integrated) Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (1999).
  • Ph.D. (Optics), The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, NY, USA (2004).


  • June 2004-September 2006 (Research Associate, University of Rochester, NY, USA)
  • October 2006- November 2011 (Lead Scientist, General Electric Global Research, Niskayuna, NY, USA)
  • December 2011- present (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.)

Awards and Honours

  • Awards received from IIT Kharagpur (1999):
    • Institute Silver Medal for the best GPA in Physics
    • R. G. Chatterjee memorial Gold Medal for all-round performance in Physics
    • Institute Proficiency Prize for the best project work
    • H. N. Bose Award
    • G. B. Mitra Award
  • Part of Ph.D. work was featured on the cover page of "Optics in 2002" theme issue of Optics & Photonics News - the monthly magazine of the Optical Society of America (December 2002).
  • GE Research - Chief Technologist's award - for work on Compressive Imaging (2010).
  • IIT Delhi - Young Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2013).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Modern Optics (Taylor & Francis, UK), July 2016-present

Journal Publications and Patents: Google Scholar link