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Engineering educator

Niranjan Debnath, Indian engineering educator. Achievements include invention of microprocessor based self eye testing device; development of indigenous braille duplicating machine; design of solar powered cold chain operated in rural village of Tripura; design of voice operated robot.

Background

Debnath, Niranjan was born on September 6, 1947 in Agartala, Tripura, India. Son of Premdhan and Sahachari Debnath.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Gauhati University, India, 1970. Master of Technology in Instrumentation Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Khargpur, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delhi, 2000.

Career

Assistant professor Tripura Engineering college, Agartala, 1970—1982. Senior science officer Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 1982—1994. Associate professor UITM, Selangor, Malaysia, 1994—1999.

Senior lecturer Universiti Tenaga Nasional, 1999—2005. Associate professor University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 2005. Reviewer Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Tencon, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2004, sessions chaired, Thailand, 04.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of microprocessor based self eye testing device. Development of indigenous braille duplicating machine. Design of solar powered cold chain operated in rural village of Tripura.

    Design of voice operated robot.

Membership

Founder Sahachari Devi Fnd Student's Welfare. Executive committee member Malaysian Bengali Association, Port Dikson, Malaysia, since 2003. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior.

Treasurer cas since 2004, Runner-up Best Chapter award 2005), biomedical Engineering Society, Lembaga Akreditasi Negara, Institute Engineers, Indian Chapter International Centre for Theoretical Physics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, swimming, travel, magic.

Connections

Married Rekha Saha; children: Nilanjana, Nivedita.

father:
Premdhan Debnath

mother:
Sahachari Debnath

spouse:
Rekha Saha

child:
Nilanjana Debnath

child:
Nivedita Debnath