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technologist , Electronics educator

Rajendra Kumar Gupta, Indian meterologist, remote sensing technologist and electronics educator.


Gupta, Rajendra Kumar was born on February 18, 1946 in Alwar, Rajasthan, India. Son of Jagadish Prasad and Kailash Rani Gupta.


Bachelor of Science, University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 1965. Master of Science in Physics, University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India, 1991.


Lecturer department education Government of Rajasthan, 1967-1970. Senior science assistant Indian Institute Tropical Meteorology, Pune, 1970-1972, junior science officer, 1972-1979. Head system engineering and meteorology cell National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad, 1979-1982, head satellite meteorology section, 1982-1988, group director head training group, 1988—2006.

Professor, head of electronics department KITS, Ramtek, since 2006. Chairman National Symposium in Advanced Technologies in Meteorology, 1995. Organizer United Nations/ESCAP workshop on remote sensing and sustainable development, 1996.

Convenor national seminar on microwave remote sensing Canada International Development Agency and European Space Agency. Organizer COSPAR symposia, Washington, 1992, Nagoya, Japan, 98, Warsaw, 2000, Houston, 02, Paris, 04, Beijing, 06. Presenter numerous conferences, symposia in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, chapters to books. Inventor in field, editor International Journal Remote Sensing, United Kingdom, since 2001.


Fellow: Indian National Cartographic Association, Indian National Academy Engineering, Indian Geophysical Union, Institute Electronics and Telecomm. Engineers, Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences (member executive council since 2005). Member: Indian Society Remote Sensing (life), Indian Meteorological Society (life.

National executive council 1993-1997).


  • Other Interests

    Management and economics, social welfare activities.


Married Shashi Bala Gupta. Children: Sweta, Shilpa.

Jagadish Prasad

Kailash Rani Gupta

Shashi Bala Gupta

Sweta Gupta

Shilpa Gupta