• Debatosh Guha is a Professor of the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, India Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellow of INAE-DST/SERB, Govt. of India, and an Adjunct Professor at the National Institute of Technology Jaipur. He is formerly HAL Chair Professor of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Head of the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, and Director of the Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of the University of Calcutta.
  • He received the B. Tech. and M. Tech. degrees in Radio Physics and Electronics and Ph. D. in microwave engineering from the University of Calcutta in 1987, 1989, and 1994 respectively. He joined the same university as an assistant professor in 1994. He had undertaken his post-doctoral research at the Canadian defense university- Royal Military College of Canada, Ontario. He has been connected to different Universities and research institutes across the globe as a regular visitor and collaborator.
  • He has worked on developing some novel design concepts for both microstrip and Dielectric Resonator Antennas. Introduction of Defected Ground Structure (DGS) to antenna applications, exploration of the hidden sources behind all cross-polarized radiations, and conceiving new feeding techniques to physically realize radiations from unconventional DRA resonant modes are the areas of his major contribution. All his significant works were published in IEEE Transactions and Letters, and featured in most of the contemporary books and handbooks. He has authored and edited a couple of books on printed antennas published by IEEE Press and Wiley Int. Sc. He invented a new kind of base-station wireless antenna for a North American industry, which has been a commercial product (Z1900) since 2007.
  • Professor Guha is Fellow of IEEE, and also a Fellow of all four Indian National Academies for Science and Engineering, namely, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Bangalore; the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Allahabad; and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He is a recipient of some notable national and international awards from IETE (2016, New Delhi), IEEE (2012, Chicago), and URSI (1996, Lille, France).
  • He served the West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology as a Vice-President and the Indian National Committee for URSI as Commission-B Chair. As an Associate Editor, he served both IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (2016-2022), and IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (2015-2019).
  • He has served IEEE Kolkata Section as the Chair (2013-2014) and IEEE AP-MTT Kolkata Chapter as the Founding Chair (2004/2010-2011). He conceptualized and initiated two IEEE sponsored flagship conferences in India - namely AEMC (Applied Electromagnetics Conference) in 2007 and IAW (Indian Antenna Week) in 2010. He eventually gave leadership to merger them to form InCAP (Indian Conference on Antennas and Propagation) in 2018 and later on to transform it to a larger annual event MAPCon (Microwave, Antennas and Propagation Conference) in 2022.
  • His current research interests include metasurface and metaelement induced antenna designs; Solutions to cross-polarization issues of printed antenna and arrays; AI based advanced solutions to antenna engineering; Dielectric Resonator Antenna and hybrid subarray; Defected Ground Structure-integration techniques; Fabry-Perot and open resonant cavity antennas (Theory for pattern synthesis and Advanced feed design for large reflectors).