Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas,New Delhi-110016
Areas of Interest:
Free electron laser, gyrotron and laser plasma interaction
About Prof. V. K. Tripathi
Prof. V. K. Tripathi, born in UP on March 11, 1948, did masters in Physics from Agra University in 1967 and Ph.D. from IIT Delhi in 1971. In 1972 he joined IIT faculty as SSO II/lecturer. In 1976 he moved to University of Maryland, USA and worked for six years in the area of thermonuclear fusion, developing nonlinear theories of RF heating and current drive in tokamak. He also worked as a consultant to Science Applications Inc. on ELF generation for global communication. In 1983 he joined IIT Delhi as professor of Physics. He established a leading group in free electron laser, gyrotron and laser plasma interaction. He guided twenty students to Ph.D., completed 10 sponsored projects, and published 250 papers. He has an active interaction with several leading universities of the world.