Global Conference On

Optics, Photonics and Lasers


Venue: Crowne Plaza: Berlin - Potsdamer Platz, Hallesche str 10, Berlin, 10963. August 22, 2024
Invited Speaker
Prof. Chandra Shakher
Prof. Chandra Shakher
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Chandra Shakher received Master of Technology in Applied Optics from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1976 and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 1980. He worked as Scientist at Central Scientific Instruments Organization, Chandigarh from Nov 1979 to May 1983. In May 1983 he joined Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Hyderabad, an industry dedicated for the manufacturing of power generating equipments, as Deputy Manager. In March1989, he joined Instrument Design Development Centre (IDDC) of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) as Chief Design Engineer and subsequently in 1995 he was elevated to the position of Professor. For two academic sessions (2002-2004) he was on lien from IIT Delhi and joined as the Director of National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (Himanchal Pradesh), India. He has handled many research projects and industrial consultancies. He has been an invited fellow of AIST, Japan and JSPS, Japan. He was an academic visitor at Imperial College, London, UK. His research interests include scientific and industrial applications of holographic interferometry, laser speckles, digital holography, fiber optic sensors, optical coherence tomography and laser-based instrumentation. He has published 120 research papers in international reviewed journals and 75 papers in the proceedings of international conferences. He holds four patents. He is a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, International Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and Fellow of OSI. He received Institute Outstanding Faculty Award for 1994-1995, for significant research and development work in holographic techniques and laser-based systems and NRDC Independence Day Award 1993 for development of laser-based alignment system for electrical power machinery and prestigious Galileo Galilei Award in 2014, and Lifetime achievement award in 2018, by Instrument Society of India, for outstanding contributions to the field of holographic and speckle metrology.He was Emeritus Professor from 1st 2015 to Dec 1st. 2019. Currently he is Honorary Professor at SeNSE (formerly IDDC), IIT Delhi, Chairperson of the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Member of Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) Govt. of India, and Chairman, Expert Advisory Group (EAG) for Analytical, Industrial & Sensor Allied Instrumentation Now Device Development Programme (DDP) of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.

Title of Talk : Measurement of Temperature of Gaseous Flames and the Effect of Magnetic Field on Temperature and Temperature Profile