M.N. Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D. (Jadavpur University), is Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut. Earlier he was Director of NIT Kurukshetra. He has taught at Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani and NIT Hamirpur. Dr. Bandyopadhyay has 40 years of teaching and industrial experience. His areas of interest include digital signal processing and control engineering.