Prof. K.Thyagarajan

Prof. K.Thyagarajan
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas,New Delhi-110016
Tel:+91-11-2659 1328 (O)

Areas of Interest:

Guided wave quantum optics, nonlinear guided wave optics, fiber gratings and optical fiber amplifiers

About Prof. K. Thyagarajan

Prof. K.Thyagarajan is currently a Professor at the Physics Department, IIT Delhi. He has held Visiting positions at Laboratoire Centrale de Recherches, Thomson-CSF France, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, USA, University of Waterloo, Canada, the City University of Hong Kong and Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He has published more than 140 research papers in international journals, has filed five patent applications and is the co-author (with Professor A. K. Ghatak) of seven books, the latest being Fiber Optic Essentials, John Wiley, USA, 2007. In 1998 he was the co-recipient (with Prof B P Pal) of the "Fiber Optic Person of the Year 1997” award by Lucent Technologies- Finolex and Voice and Data, India. In 2003 he was decorated with the title of “Officier dans l’ordre des Palmes Académiques” by the French Government, in 2005 he was elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and in 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers. He has been a consultant to Tejas Networks India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore looking into advanced issues related to high capacity communication through optical fibers. In 2011 he received the “Teaching Excellence Award” from IIT Delhi. His current research interests are in the fields of guided wave quantum optics, optical fiber amplifiers and nonlinear optical effects in waveguides.