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Department of Electrical Engineering
Dr. Prem Chand Jain
Visiting Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering,
School of Engineering
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Education Details
BE (Electronics) BITS, Pilani, 1968
ME (Electronics), BITS, Pilani 1972
D.Sc (Apl. Sc), University of Louvain, Belgium, 1979

Professional Experience
Central Electronics Engg. Res. Instt. (CEERI), Pilani, Deputy Director, Speech & Video Compression, 1968-1998
Himachal Futuristic Comm. Ltd., Gurgaon, General Manager, Digital Set-top Box for satellite, cable & terrestrial, 1998-2003
ST Microelectronics, G.Noida, Section Manager, Set-top box, DVD Players, 2003-2007
Centre for Development of Advanced computing (C-DAC) , Noida, Professor & Head School of Electronics, Wireless mobile networks, Wireless sensor networks, 2007-2012
Shiv Nadar University, Dadri, Professor, ECE Dept., School of Engineering, Teaching Communication engg. Course and engaged in activities of M.Tech (communication), Jan., 2013

Research Interests
Speech/voice/ video compression
Digital Video Broadcasting
Digital Set-top box
Wireless mobile networks
Wireless sensor networks

Select Publications
Hundred and nineteen (119) research papers in various International/National journals/Conferences
(Publication: National 25, Intern.7; Presented: National 45, Intern. 10; Invited: National 19, Intern. 5, Accepted: National 1, Intern. 7; Report: National 1)
Books chapter: 2

National and International Recognition:
Life Fellow of IETE, BES, and CSI.
Bagged IETE Prof. S. N. Mitra memorial award and IETE K. S. Krishnan memorial award in 1996 and 1997 respectively.
Nominated as a reviewer of IEEE Trans on Vehicular technology in 2011


Country Organisation Period Assignment
Belgium University of Louvain 1975-79 D.Sc(Apl. Sc.)
Germany Philips Komm. Ind. 1989-90 Expert
USA ICCE conference June 1992 Paper presentation
USA University of California Oct.-Nov.1997 Research Scholar
Hong Kong STAR TV March 1999 Tech.Business Mte.
Singapore Broadcast Asia June 2000 Exhibition
Singapore Broadcast Asia June 2007 Paper in Intern. Conf.

Executive Summary
Dr. P. C. Jain acquired BE and ME (Electronics) from BITS, Pilani in 1968 and 1972 respectively and MS and D.Sc. (Applied Sciences) from University of Louvain, Belgium in 1977 and 1979 respectively. He worked at CEERI, Pilani for 30 years on speech and video compression and guided various BE, ME, and Ph.D students for their thesis work. In 1989 he was invited to Philips, Germany to design VLSI chip for 2-dimensional discrete cosine transform (DCT) processor to be used in videophone. He has been to USA two times once for presenting a paper in IEEE conf. on consumer electronics in 1993 and later on to University of California, Santa Barbara in 1997 to work on MPEG-4 and H.263 for very low bit rate video coding. He has visited Singapore and Hong Kong in various exhibitions and presented a paper in Intern. Conf. at Broadcast Asia–2007 held at Singapore.

Since 1994 he was responsible for Integrated Receiver Decoder (IRD) and NICAM receiver projects in CEERI. Since 1998 he was working as General Manager (R&D) in HFCL, Gurgaon. He developed digital satellite set-top box for DTH application, digital cable and terrestrial set-top boxes with CONAX conditional access for pay-TV. Since 2003 he was working as Section Manager and Head, Local Competence Centre - India at STMicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd., G. Noida. He developed the ultra low cost DVD player for Indian OEMs. He was actively involved in customization of ST products to promote ST chips in India in consumer, industrial, automotive, smart card, and RFID segment.

Since 2007 he wass working as Professor and Head of School of Electronics at C-DAC, Noida. He was teaching wireless mobile networks to M.Tech. Students and was guiding R&D team on wireless sensor networks. He was also a chief investigator for the project on “Development of a low cost sensor network for real time detection of harmful gases”

Presently he is Professor in ECE Dept., School of Engineering at Shiv Nadar University, Dadri (UP) since Jan., 2013 and teaching communication engineering course and engaged in the activities of M.Tech. (Communication) course.

He has 119 papers in his account in National and International Journals. He is life Fellow of IETE, BES, and CSI. He has bagged IETE Prof. S. N. Mitra memorial award and IETE K. S. Krishnan memorial award in 1996 and 1997 respectively. He has been nominated as a reviewer of IEEE Trans on Vehicular technology in 2011, as Council member of Gerson Lehrman Group Technology, Media & Telecom. Council in 2005, Man of year-1998 by American Biographical Institute, USA, and member of International Who’s Who Historical Society for his overall contribution to the society.

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