ANWAR A. KHAN is Vice-Chancellor of Ranchi University since January 2006. He received his M.Sc. (1968) in physics with electronics from Patna University, and Ph.D. (1977) in electronics from Magadh University. He taught electronics to postgraduate physics students at Magadh University (1969–1978) and at Ranchi University (1978–1983, 1988–1990 and 1995–2004). He also served on the faculty at the College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1983–1988 and 1990–1995), and taught electronics to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of electrical engineering. His teaching and research interests include electrical sensors and devices, switched-capacitor networks, analog/digital electronics, instrumentation and measurements, computer-aided design of electronic circuits and systems, and current-mode circuits. Professor Khan has authored and co-authored over 72 scientific papers in the refereed journals of international repute and supervised Ph.D. students in electronic instrumentation, measurement and control. He is also listed in Twentieth Century Admirable Achievers: Distinguished Who’s Who.
KANCHAN K. DEY, formerly Professor, served for over forty years at the University Department of Physics, Ranchi University. He received his B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in physics in 1962, 1964 and 1983, respectively, all from Ranchi University. Over the years he has been privileged to teach physics and electronics to undergraduate and postgraduate physics students. He also supervised doctorate students in microwave electronics.