CENTRE FOR LAND WARFARE STUDIES
Welcomes You for a Webinar
Military Applications of 5G
at Chanakya Hall
Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 1000-1230 Hrs
Maj Gen A K Channan, PVSM, SM (Retd), Visiting Fellow, CLAWS, Chairperson
Major General AK Channan is an Artillery officer who has led the Army’s Make in India Initiative over the past few years. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and the National Defence College, Delhi; the officer graduated from the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and the Higher Command at the Army War College, Mhow.
The officer has held various command and staff appointments largely in operational areas in J&K and the North East during his 37 years of career in the Army. He has been a GSO1 of a CI Sector, GSO 1 in the Perspective Planning Directorate of Indian Army, a Colonel Administration of a Division, Col MS, Brig CD and was the Additional Director General Perspective Planning at Army HQs till he superannuated on 31 August 2020.
General Channan has led the Indian Army’s engagement the Indo-US Defence Trade and Technology Initiative, with Russia at the Defence Industry Conference, with the UK at the DESG and the newly formed Capability Development Dialogue and various Joint Working Groups with South Africa, France, Israel, South Korea, Belarus and Ukraine.
He represented Indian Army in various committees like the Dhirendra Singh Committee for Make in India Defence, Pritam Singh Study to overhaul the acquisition system, Formulation Team for DPP 2016 and DPP 2020. The General Officer was part of the team which created the iDEX platform, drafted the pathbreaking Make 2 procedure was the mentor for scouting and proliferation of all in house innovation in the Indian Army.
Lieutenant General M Unnikrishnan Nair, SM, Commandant, MCTE Mhow
Prof. Mischa Dohler, Kings College, London
Mischa Dohler is a Full Professor in Wireless Communications at King’s College London, driving cross-disciplinary research and innovation in technology, sciences and arts. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); and a Distinguished Member of Harvard Square Leaders Excellence. He sits on the Spectrum Advisory Board of Ofcom and acts as a policy advisor on issues related to digital, skills and education. He has had ample coverage by national and international press and media. He is featured on Amazon Prime.
He is a frequent keynote, panel and tutorial speaker, and has received numerous awards. He has pioneered several research fields, contributed to numerous wireless broadband, IoT/M2M and cybersecurity standards, holds a dozen patents, organized and chaired numerous conferences, was the Editor-in-Chief of two journals, has more than 300 highly-cited publications, and authored several books.
He was the Director of the Centre for Telecommunications Research at King’s from 2014-2018. He is the co-founder of the Smart Cities pioneering company Worldsensing, where he was the CTO from 2008-2014. He also worked as a Senior Researcher at Orange/France Telecom from 2005-2008.
Radhey Shyam Sarda SVP, Technology Development Reliance Jio, India
His areas of specialisation are Communications and Signal Processing. His research work is in Wireless Networks, Modulation, Wireless Data, and Audio and Video Compression. He is currently also honorary Director of the Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology, a public-private initiative at the IIT-M Research Park to make India a wireless technology leader. He is a Member of the Institutional Body of AIIMS, Madurai.
He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He was awarded the Vasvik Award for Electronic Sciences and Technology (2000), the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award for Engineering and Technology (2003), India Semiconductor Association TechnoVisionary Award (2011), Doyens of Madras Award for (2014), ACCS–CDAC Foundation Award (2015) and RWTH Honorary Fellow Award (2020).
Mrs Aruna Sundararajan is an ex-civil servant, with four decades of distinguished service with the Government of India.
Mrs Sundararajan has held a number of top leadership positions in the Indian Government; and retired in 2019 as Chairperson of India’s apex policy-making body, the Digital Communications Commission, and Secretary, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
In the course of over two decades of heading India’s technology sectors, viz. Telecomms and IT Ms Sundararajan had the opportunity to play a key role in shaping the country’s evolving digital infrastructure and landscape during a pivotal period that saw India’s rise as a growing digital power.
As the Secretary of, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), she drove the Digital India initiatives, particularly during the post-demonetization phase. Pioneering initiatives and policies under her leadership in the IT Ministry were the Digital Payments Campaign and Mission, Digital literacy and inclusion initiatives; universalisation of Aadhaar and the fillip given to electronics manufacturing in the country. She also served on the Justice Srikrishna Committee on Data Protection.
The detailed program schedule is attached below.
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