Prof. S.K. Kak has been appointed as founder ViceChancellor of Mahamaya Technical University, Noida. He was born on April 18, 1947 at Srinagar, Kashmir, J&K State. He holds a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering and M.Tech in Microwave Engineering from IT BHU, Varanasi. He received the degree of Ph.D in Digital Communication from BHU Varanasi in 1985.

Prior to his current appointment as the VC, Mahamaya Technical University, Noida in 2010, he was Professor, Electronics, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University since 1985 and Vice-Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP from 2008. He has over 40 years of experience in research (Communication Engineering, Prof. S.K. Kak Communication Systems, Optical and Fibre Optic Communication, Data Networks, Signal Processing and AI Engineering & Expert Systems). Industrial, administrative and consultancy to several national and international organizations.

He has been the Member of the PDR & Apex Committee of “SAMYUKHTA” the indigenous EW solution for the Army by DRDO, 1994 to 1997 and Member of Draft Certification Council (DCC) for the Telecommunication Engineering Centre:- “RFC’s in switching Systems”, and “RFC’s in Network Device Interface for introducing National Standards for DOT Type approval since 1994.

He has taught a wide spectrum of courses related to Electronics Engineering at IT BHU, Varanasi. He has guided 4 Ph.D theses 54 M.Tech and 37 B.Tech level major projects on Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He has published more than 20 research papers in reputed journal sand more than 35 publications in National or International refereed Conferences proceedings. He participated in more than 36 Workshops, Refresher Coursed, CEP & National & International Seminars as Guest speaker, Invited speaker, plenary speaker Session Chair or Co-Chair and paper presentation.

He holds one National and one US Patent for CPPM Technique in collaboration with Dr. Shubhra Verma. Under his supervision and guidance six products, which include – Electronic Teleprinter, PC – LAN Card using Intel LAN Co-Processor, Hand held Optical Power Meter, Speech Transliteration software and Synthesize, Optical Fiber based Surface roughness tester. CPPM Modem for Optical Fiber Transmission has been

Prof. S.K. Kak has received a number of prizes and award including best model prizes in 1965, 1967, 1968 in Technical Models Exhibition during undergraduate studentship in BENCO. He was delivered more than 100 invited talks, Lectures, Keynote Addresses and Radio talks to ISRO, DRDO, ITI, SCIR, ASC and other organization scientist and Engineers.