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IIT Kharagpur’s Course on Millimetre-Wave Circuits & Antennas for Short Range Communications [June 19-23]: Registrations Open

By: Kanchan Yadav | 22 May 2017 2:18 PM

In order to cope up with ever increasing number of wireless devices and high data throughput, future communication networks such as fifth generation (5G) wireless systems require significantly increased bandwidths.

Primary focus of this course is to introduce design challenges of millimetre-wave circuits and antennas and their possible solutions which should be further investigated to facilitate the deployment of millimetre-wave communications systems in the future wireless communication networks.

Major issues those will be addressed in the course are

  • Characteristics of millimetre wave communications.
  • Guiding structures, interconnects and packaging issues at millimetre-wave frequencies.
  • Millimetre-wave circuit and components.
  • Millimetre-wave Antennas.
  • Active devices.
  • Open research issues.

Course Faculty:

Faculty members and experts from IIT Kharagpur and some other institutes.

Who Should Attend:

Faculty members from University and Engineering Colleges, Research Scholars, M. Tech./ B. Tech. final year students, practicing RF engineers, professionals and functional managers, administrators in the mobile phone, satellite communication and radar industries.

B.E. / B. Tech./ M. E. / M. Tech. or equivalent degree in Electronics/ Telecommunication / Electrical Engineering.


  • Faculties from AICTE approved Engineering Colleges/ Universities

Thirty seats are available under this category. There is no course fee for faculties from AICTE approved institutions. Free of cost shared accommodation in the guest house, food and registration kit will be provided. However, a Demand Draft of Rs. 5,000/- (drawn in favor of “CEP–STC, IIT Kharagpur” payable at Kharagpur) should be enclosed with the application form which will be refunded to the participants attending the course.

  • Scientists / Technologists / Engineers from industry or government institutions: Course fee: 20,000/-.
  • Registered students Course fee: 10,000/-.

Under this categories, candidates will be provided course materials, working lunch, tea & snacks during the course hours. However, TA, boarding and lodging expenses should be borne by the participants. Candidates should send the Demand Draft according to their category drawn in favor of “CEP–STC, IIT Kharagpur” payable at Kharagpur along with the completed registration form to Prof. M. K. Mandal, Department of E and ECE, I.I.T., Kharagpur – 721 302, West Bengal, INDIA.


Prof. M. K. Mandal,
Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering,
IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur – 721 302
E-mail: mkmandal@ece.iitkgp.ernet.in, office@adm.iitkgp.ernet.in
Phone: 91-3222-283550 (O) 9434205153/ 9614367855

For more details, please visit this link.


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Kanchan Yadav

The author is a final year law student from Calcutta who takes her subject seriously and passionately. Spends most of her time online, with dozens of browser tabs open at a time. Is a bookworm, pop-culture geek, and a foodie. Willing to work for pizza.

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