Advisory Team

Prof K. Thyagarajan - IIT, Delhi

Prof. K Thyagarajan received his M. Sc in Physics and Ph. D. in Fiber Optics from IIT Delhi. He joined IIT Delhi as a faculty member in 1977. He has authored more than 100 research articles and 9 books. He has visited and worked in several international research institutes. He was elected as a Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2005. He was awarded Officer dans l'ordre des Palmes Academiques by the French Government in 2003 and Lucent Technologies Finolex-Voice & Data Fibre Optic Person of the Year Avvard in 1997


Prof M.R. Shenoy - IIT, Delhi

Prof. M.R. Shenoy received his M. Sc. Degree from Mysore University and Ph. D. in the field of Fiber and Integrated Optics from IIT Delhi. He joined IIT Delhi as faculty member in Physics in 1988. He was a visiting professor at University of Glasgow, UK in 1990. He has visited University of Nice, France on several occasions. He has authored many research articles and books



Dr. Anil Prabhakar - IIT, Chennai

Dr.Anil Prabhakar, obtained a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Carnegie Mellon Univ. in 1997 with a dissertation on nonlinear effects in magnetostatic-wave optical devices. Previous degrees include a M.S. in Physics, a M.S. in Elec. Engg (Fiber Optic and Microwave Communication) and a B.Tech in Engg. Physics (IIT-B, 1992). Between 1997 and 2002, he was a design engineer working on magnetic recording heads at MKE-Quantum Components, Colorado and then at ReadRite Corporation, California.


Dr. Balaji Srinivasan - IIT, Chennai

Balaji obtained his Ph.D in 2000 from the University of New Mexico, USA. Prior to that, he obtained his M.S. in Electrical Engineering and BE. in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He worked as a Senior Development Scientist for 3 years at Corning Incorporated, USA. He joined IIT Chennai in 2004. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 journals and international conference publications. He also has five patents to his credit. He is the winner of the prestigious Collegiate Inventor Award in 2000, New Focus Student Award in 1999, and is a frequent reviewer for journals published by the Optical Society of America and IEEE.

Mr. Purushottam Joshi

Mr. Purushottam Joshi has 18 yeas of experience. He is a successful entrepreneur with a insight knowledge of the industries like Information Technology, Optical Communication, Energy, Hospitality and Finance. He did his B. E in Electronics & Instrumentation from SGSITS Indore. He has served various companies like Silico Insight, NetTeam Inc, Indore Steel. He has worked closely with Siemens , LG, Logica, AOL , Timken ,GMR , Huawei L&T Infotech , Ness Technology , Cognizant, Amazon ,Target Etc. His current portfolio involved Consulting and Liaison with various Corporate & Government Sector.

Dr. Ramanand Tewari

Ramanand obtained a PhD in Photonics from Indian Indian Insitute of Technology Delhi in 1985. From 1986 to 1988 he was a Post-Doctoral fellow and in 1999 a visiting professor at Technical University of Berlin, Germany. He was a faculty at Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur from 1994 to 2000. From 2001 to 2003, he worked with a Canadian photonics company and since 2003, has been working with an American photonics company. He has a wide variety of hi-tech experience in optics, photonics and optical communications. He has co-authored a book, numerous scientific research papers in journals and conferences and many scientific and technical articles and presentations for worldwide customers. Ramanand is the recipient of young scientist award of International Union of Radio Science (URSI) for the year 1990. Ramanand is a citizen of Canada and lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

News & Events

FOCo 2016 at Govt.Women Engineering College, Ajmer
12th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics at IIT, Kharagpur
First installation of LIGHTSIM
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at Central University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
LIGHT RUNNER installation at DTU, Delhi
LIGHT RUNNER installation at MSRIT, Bangalore
LIGHT RUNNER installation at VIT University
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Mumbai
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Electronics & Communication Department of College Of Engineering, Goa
Roadshows in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune
Faculty Development Program on Advanced Communication Technologies at RNS Institute Of Technology, Bangalore
Short Term Training Programme on “Wireless And Optical Communication - WOC 2013” at SVNIT, Surat from 24-28 June
Summer School on “Advances in Photonics Networks and Communication Engineering” (APCE-2013) at IIT Bhubaneshwar from 14th June to 16th June
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Department of Electronics & Communication National Institute of Technology, Warangal
FIBER OPTIKA is co sponsoring "Optical Flare" at NIT, Goa on 16th & 17th March.
2 days National level Technical Symposium at Department of Electronics & Communication of Osmania University.
LIGHT RUNNER installation at P.E.S. College of Engineering, Mandya on 8th March 2013.
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Department of Optoelectronics, University of Kerala
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at Department of ECE, Institute of Technology and Management(ITM), Gurgaon
XXXVII National Symposium of Optical Society of India at Department of Physics, Pondicherry University
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at ECE department of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Allahabad & Malaviya National Institute Of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur.
LIGHT RUNNER installation at ECE department of North-Eastern Hill university, Shillong
11th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics at IIT, Madras
2 days National level Hands-On Training Program on Advanced Optical Network Design using OPTSIM (ONET' 12) at Rajalakshmi Engineering College
2 days National Workshop on Software Simulation Tools at St. Joseph's College Of Engineering, Chennai
FIBER OPTIKA DWDM & BRAGG GRATING MODULE installation at National Institute Of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR), Kolkata on 2nd August 2012
International Conference on Optical Engineering 2012 from 26th July to 28th July 2012 in VTU, Belgaum
Roadshow in IITs & IIITs from 28th June to 9th July.
AICTE staff development programme at Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal on 4th June 2012
LIGHT RUNNER demonstration in France by our Channel partner DIDA CONCEPT
LIGHT RUNNER installation at Department of ECE, SLIET on 18th May, 2012
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at Department of ECE Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai on 18th April, 2012
LIGHT RUNNER Installation at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR), Bhopal on 3rd April 2012
Techno Entrepreneurship Exhibition at IIT Delhi on Feb 23-25, 2012
Faculty Development Program held at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR),Kolkata on 10th February 2012.
Frontier in Optics and Photonics (FOP 11) held at IIT Delhi from 3rd to 5th Dec 2011.
Faculty Development Program held at PSNA College of Engineering & Technology, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu on 11th Oct 2011.
India Innovation Growth Programme Technology Expo held at Hotel Taj Vivanta Trivandrum on 29th September 2011.
Faculty Development Program was held at Velammal Engineering College, Chennai on 24th August 2011.
Optical Communication Workshop at Kumarguru College of Technology, Coimbatore on 29th April 2011
An integrated modular system offering over 40 fiber optic experiments including Dispersion, EDFA, 4-channel WDM, FBG, BER, Eye Pattern, OTDR and OADM.
Backed with indigenous software for optical control and monitoring, Light Runner comprises of in-built DSO (with the provision to store readings) and in-built EDFA (user configurable).
Boasting industry grade fiber optic components and silica fibers, Light Runner allows real hands-on experience of the present telecom systems.

Winner of 'Innovators' Competition'
at Innovation Growth Programme 2011. Jointly awarded by Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA) and Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Identified as a 'Technology of Exceptional Potential'
as a part of Global Entrepreneur Programme 2011 by UK Trade & Investment.

Winner of 'The Power of Ideas Initiative 2010'
as organized by Economic Times and Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Winner of 'Aegis Graham Bell Award 2010'
for Innovative Business & Products in Telecom Hardware.

Nominated for' Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2010'
as organized by The Nielsen Company, Indiamart and The Times Group (ET Now).