Professional Activities, Uday Khankhoje

Service roles

  • Executive committee member, Tech Kids (campus creche) since June 2022.

  • Facutly mentor, Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC), since May 2021.

  • Faculty mentor, Electrical Engineering Association (EEA), since Feb 2021.

  • Faculty mentor, Optical Society of America (OSA) student chapter at IITM, Oct 2017 - June 2022.


  • General co-chair (along with Prof. Krishna Jagannathan (EE, IITM)) for the National Conference on Communications 2024, held between 28 Feb - 02 March 2024 at IIT Madras.

  • Organized two sessions on Microwave Inverse Scattering Problems and Applications with Raffaele Solimene during PIERS 2019, Rome. These two sessions attracted a total of 19 papers from different researchers across the world.

  • Organized sessions on Inverse Scattering and Imaging (with Lianlin Li, Matteo Pastorino, Shouhei Kidera, and Amitabha Bhattacharya) and Computational Methods in Electromagnetics (with Shinichiro Ohnuki, and Qing Huo Liu) at the 2019 URSI Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference held at New Delhi, March 17-20 2019.

  • Organized a workshop on Microwave Remote Sensing at IIT Madras, with participants from JPL (Paul Rosen, Piyush Shanker), IITB (Avik Bhattacharya, Y S Rao), IISc (Satyabala), and IITM (Harishankar Ramachandran and many others). A public lecture on the NISAR mission by Dr. Paul Rosen, co-sponsored by IEEE was also held on 15 Nov 2016 at IIT Madras.

  • Special session on Computational advances in radar scattering from rough and vegetated surfaces, co-organized with Prof. Mahta Moghdaddam at the International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA) in Cairns, Australia. The conference is coupled with the IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications, Sept. 19-23, 2016.

  • Half day seminar on Compressive Sensing at IIT Delhi, 22 Feb 2016. Speakers featured Mayank Bakshi (Tutorial on Compressive Sensing and a research talk on Sparse Recovery), and Kedar Khare (Research talk on Phase Imaging).

Talks, articles, and outreach events

  • An RF perspective on Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces
    Invited tutorial at the National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2024 at IIT Madras, 29 Feb 2024.

  • Exploring self-limiting beliefs that hinder learning
    Invited Learning & Teaching webinar organized by Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment (Australia) and SSN College of Engineering (India), April 27 2023. link

  • Fault diagnosis in phased antenna arrays
    Invited talk at the 8th edition of the International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking, organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, India, March 30 2023.

  • My teaching methods and philosophy (link, copy)
    A featured article written by me in the third edition of the Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) of BITS Pilani, Goa, May 2022.

  • Experiments in electromagnetics teaching
    Invited talk for a Teacher Development Programme on Inspired Teaching of Electromagnetics, organized by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, Madras Chapter at the Department of ECE, SSN College of Engineering, October 18 2019

  • Computational electromagnetics for solving inverse scattering problems
    Invited talk at IEEE-INAE Workshop on Electromagnetics 2018, Trivandrum, 6 Dec 2018

  • “Electromagnetic Challenges in 5G” and “Reflections on Professional Development” (with K T Selvan)
    Invited talks/interaction sessions as part of a 2-day seminar on “Exciting Applications of Electromagnetics” organized by the IEEE AP-S Madras chapter at the SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, Sept 28 2018.

  • Microwave remote sensing
    Invited tutorial at the National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2017 at IIT Madras, 2 March 2017.

  • Computational Electromagnetics in Remote Sensing
    Invited lecture at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIITD), as part of the Institute Seminar Series, New Delhi, 28 January 2016.

  • “Frequency dependence of refractive index”, and “Introduction to integral equation methods”
    Invited lectures delivered as part of an IEEE AP-S (Antennas and Propagation Society, Madras chapter) sponsored 3-day workshop on “Key Electromagnetic Concepts” at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, 21 January 2016.

  • Better science-return through physics-based simulations
    Invited “lead” talk at the NISAR Science & Applications workshop held at Space Applications Centre (SAC), ISRO Ahmedabad, 19-20 November 2015.

  • A light introduction to blue LEDs and the background story of the 2014 Physics Nobel prize
    Science outreach event organized by Living Science, Oct 2015.

  • Computational Electromagnetics – Full wave methods
    Invited tutorial at a CEP workshop on “Radar and Laser cross section in stealth technology” at NSTL, Vishakhapatnam, 31th Aug, 2015.

  • Vector-element based finite element methods for electromagnetics
    Invited tutorial at the TEQIP workshop on “Electromagnetics: Pedagogy and Research Trends” at IIT Bombay, 24th January, 2015.

  • Computational Electromagnetics for Scattering Problems
    Invited talk at the Indo-UK Conference on Computational Photonics (DST/Royal Society) at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, on 02 March, 2014.

  • Computation of radar scattering from rough heterogeneous objects using the finite element method
    Research seminar at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, on 29th March 2012.

  • Semiconductor Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics
    Physics seminar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, on 9th February 2009.