- Main Lecture Theatre (AG-66)
In this talk Dr. Pitke will attempt to describe the strategy that helped CDOT to deal with several impediments and roadblocks that were natural in an atmosphere that was, and still continues to be, not very helpful to indigenous development.
About the speaker:
Prof. M.V.Pitke's career at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research includes several contributions to the development of computer electronics and communications technology for over 35 years. He pioneered the development of a switching system for mobile networks (1975-80) that was forerunner to the current ad-hoc networks. As Founder Director of the Center for Development of Telematics - CDoT (1984) he guided the development of technology for central office switching systems in the late 80s. He directed the development of a large parallel processor using a unique SAMD architecture for weather research.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bangalore, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Indian Academy of Sciences and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.
Dr. Pitke is currently engaged in designing systems for new all IP mobile networks.