Prof. Prabhakar Patnaik

Educational Qualification:

  • Graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kadhakpur
  • Post graduate of Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics)
  • MBA (FMS, Delhi University)
  • ME (Instruments and Controls form NITTTR, Chandigarh)

Areas of Interest:

  • Communication Systems
  • Satellite Communication
  • Antenna and Wave Propagation
  • Micro–Electronics
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Control Systems and Simulation

Teaching Experience:

  • 10 years in teaching of Electronics and communication Engineering
  • 4 years teaching experience of Aircrafts Avionics

Professional Experience:

  • 35 years experience as Aeronautical Engineer in Indian Air Force.

Special Competency and Responsibility:

  • Senior Engineer (Electronics)
  • Deputy Director of Engineering
  • Chief Engineering Officer
  • Joint Director of Maintenance Palns
  • Joint Director of Flight Safety
  • Member of Air Craft Accident Investigation Board in the rank of Wing Commander


  • Published 5 research papers in National Journals
  • Presented 5 Papers in National Seminars

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded commendations by the Chief of Air Staff for carrying out operational modifications of Radar during 1971 Indo–Pak Operation.