KRISHNA KANT, Ph.D., is Dean (Academic) at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida. Earlier, he served as Senior Director in the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. He received his Masters in Physics (with specialization in Electronics) in 1972 from Jabalpur University, his Masters in Computer Science in 1975 from BITS Pilani, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1980 from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Dr. Krishna Kant has wide experience in designing and implementing microprocessor-based, real-time control systems in the industries. He coordinated the UNDP project on Microprocessor Application Engineering Programme (MAEP) and conceptualized and coordinated several other automation projects in steel sector, water sector and railways. He imparted training to industries on microprocessor and microcontroller applications, industrial control, etc. He taught ‘Microprocessor and Applications’ and ‘Computer Control of Processes’ courses to MCA and ME students, respectively, for three years in University of Delhi. He is the author of five books including Computer Based Industrial Control, 2nd ed. and Microprocessor-Based Agri Instrumentation, both published by PHI Learning. He has also co-edited a book.