Dr Lalit Kumar

Chairman, Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM), DRDO

Areas of Interest:

Microwave devices,Systems,and applications


High Power Microwave Tubes,power modules & transmitters,
Computer-aided design & Simulation,
Vacuum Technology, Electron emission,

Consultancy Areas:

Microwave components, devices and systems- design & development
New application of microwaves
3-D Electromagnetic computer simulation
Vacuum Technology.


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Major Professional Contributions:

His contributions encompass :Theory, simulation and engineering development of microwave tubes like: coaxial magnetron, helix- and coupled-cavity-traveling wave tubes, multi-beam klystron, vircator, relativistic magnetron, Gyrotron; microwave power modules and compact transmitters. He has coordinated several inter-laboratory and international collaborative projects..

Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor, IIT-Roorkee (2016-present)
  • Editor-IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices(2016-present)
  • Director, Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre(2003-15)
  • Scientist,CEERI,Pilani (1978-97)
  • Director, Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre (2003-15)
  • Member, IEEE EDS Sectional Committee on Vacuum Electronic Devices (2006-15)
  • General Chair, XII IEEE Int. Conf. on Vacuum Electronics (IVEC-2011), Bangalore, 2011
  • AICTE-INAE Distinguished Visiting Professor, IT, BHU, Varanasi (2005-2008)
  • Hon. Visiting Res. Fellow (ESA Project),Lancaster University, UK (1990-91)
  • Hon. Visiting Res. Fellow (British Council),Lancaster University, UK (1994)
  • DAAD Fellow, University of Tuebingen,TU_HH Hamburg-Harburg & Valvo-Philips GmbH, Hamburg (1983-85)


Microwaves, Electromagnetic simulation, Amplifiers, TWT,Magnetron, klystron, MPM, HPM, MBK.


Link to Website

INAE Section Affiliated VI: Electronics and Communication Engineering

Year of Election to Fellowship: 2015

Year of Birth: 1953