About the Author
Dr S. K. Bhattacharya is currently the principal of SUS Women’s Engineering College, Mohali. Formerly, he was the principal of Technical Teachers’ Training Institute, Chandigarh; Director of National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Kolkata; and Director of Hindustan Institute of Technology, Greater Noida.
Dr Bhattacharya graduated in electrical engineering from Jadavpur University, obtained his M.Tech. degree from Calcutta University and his Ph.D. from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. As a senior fellow of MHRD, Government of India, he attended the technical teacher’s training programme at the Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur. On Dutch Government’s fellowship programme, he attended a one-year teacher training programme at the Netherlands and the UK, and six months’ fellowship programme of British Council on educational technology at Sheffield, UK. Dr Bhattacharya has visited many institutions in India and in countries like the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, etc. He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.
A large number of popular books, technical papers, non-print type teaching and learning materials have been published by Dr Bhattacharya.