Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry

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Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry Maheshwari
Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi awarding South Asia Millennium Gold Medal.jpg
Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi, Federal Minister of Education awarding South Asia Millennium Gold Medal.
Born (1959-01-01) January 1, 1959 (age 59)
Kantio, Sindh, Pakistan
Residence Hyderabad, Sindh province
Nationality Pakistani
Citizenship Pakistan
Alma mater Mehran University of Engineering and Technology
University of Southampton
Awards Pride of Performance Award, Best Teacher Award, National IT Excellence Award, UNESCO/IAEA Guest Science Award, Presidential Izaz-e-Fazeelat Highest academic Distinction Award,JCI Senator Award
Scientific career
Fields Electronics Engineering, ICT, Engineering Education [1]
Institutions Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET)
University of Southampton

Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry (Urdu: بھوانی شنکر چوڈري‎) (born 1 January 1959),[2] is a Pakistani ICT Professional and an electronics engineer. He is the Meritorious Professor and Dean Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamashoro,[3] Sindh, Pakistan.

Education[edit]

Born in Pakistan, Bhawani did B.E. in Electronic Engineering with First Class Honours from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro (MUET) in 1983. At the same time, he was appointed as a lecturer in electronics engineering program in MUET . In 1984, he was awarded Merit Scholarship by Ministry of Science and Technology of Government of Pakistan to gain PhD from University of Southampton[4] United Kingdom.

Publications[edit]

In 2007–08 he completed a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship sponsored by HEC from the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton,[4] United Kingdom UK. His research work in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks resulted in a number of publications and is one of the editors of the book “Wireless Networks, Information Processing and Systems”, CCIS 20, published by Springer-Verlag, Germany.,[5] https://www.springer.com/computer/communication+networks/book/978-3-642-28961-3.[6]

Fellowships[edit]

In addition he became a Member of Editorial Board, World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology. He is guest Associate Editor of International Journal of Wireless Personal communication published by Springer Germany.[7] Upon return from UK in 2008, after completion of Postdoctoral Fellowship, he was appointed as Director, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies (IICT). He was selected as MUET Lead person for Erasmus Mundus external cooperation Window Project: Mobility of Life at Alborg University Denmark. He also attended Erasmus Fellowship under strongTies program at University of Limerick Ireland in 2013.

Career[edit]

He is the author/coauthor of: “PC – Anatomy: An open Book on Personal Computer Hardware Maintenance & Troubleshooting”, “The First Practical Book on Electronics Workshop”, “Telemedicine: Modernization and Expansion of Healthcare Systems”, “C/C++ for Electronic & Telecommunication Engineer”, “The Art of Learning C & MS Access”, “CompuPedia: The Art of Living with Computer Technology” (launched by Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, Chairman Higher Education Commission in 2003), and "Infotech Insider". He has mentored four PhDs and supervised more than 50 Masters projects/theses in the area of ICT. He has more than 60 research publications. Also, he has chaired technical sessions in US, UK, China, UAE, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Pakistan, Denmark and Belgium. He is recipient of HEC University Best Teacher Award 2001 (Awarded by Federal Minister of Education), National Cultural Award-2002 in recognition of achievements in the field of Engineering Profession (Awarded by Federal Minister of Culture, Tourism, Minorities affairs, 23 Sep 2002) and Presidential Academic Distinction Award (Izaz-e-Fazeelat) in 2009.

Honours and awards[edit]

  • Recipient of Millennium Gold Medal, XIIth Star Awards South Asia Publication, 17 May 2002.[8]

Book publications[edit]

Following is a list of books authored/coauthored or edited by him. ISBN numbers mentioned for further information.

  • PC-ANATOMY: An Open Book on Personal Computer Hardware, Troubleshooting & Maintenance, Published by MEHRAN INFOTECH CONSULTANTS, Hyderabad, Pakistan, April 1996, 418 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-02-2.
  • The First Practical Book on Electronic Workshop, published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, Dec 2001, 42 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-03-9.
  • Telemedicine: Modernization and Expansion of Healthcare Systems, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, May 2002, 128 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-00-8.
  • C/C++ for Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, June 2002, 330 pages: ISBN 978-969-8680-01-5.
  • The Art of Learning C & MS-Access, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, September 2002, 340 pages.
  • CompuPedia: The art of living with Computer Technology, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan April 2003, 744 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-05-3.
  • Programming with C & Building Database with Access, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan April 2003, 76 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-07-7.
  • Digital Electronics & Microprocessor Technology, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan June 2003, 244 pages.
  • Telecommunication Technology, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan June 2003, 198 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-08-4.
  • Automation and Robotics, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan Oct 2004, 320 pages.
  • Microprocessors & Interfacing Techniques, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan Jan 2005, 140 pages. ISBN 978-969-8680-13-8.
  • practical Book on Basic Electronics, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan July 2005, 85 pages.
  • Digital Media Production, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan Dec. 2005.
  • A Practical Book of Amplifiers & Oscillators, Published by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan Dec. 2005,
  • A Practical Book on Introduction to Computing, by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, January 2006.
  • Infotech Insider, by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Pakistan, May 2006, ISBN 978-969-8680-17-6.
  • A Practical Book of Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating System, by Mehran Infotech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, March 2007.
  • A Practical Book of Digital Electronics, Published by Mehran InfoTech Consultants, Hyderabad, Pakistan, Jan 2008,
  • "Wireless Networks, Information Processing and Systems", CCIS 20, published by Springer Verlag, Germany.
  • Career Roadmap Guide for Engineers, recently published, ISBN 978-969-9526-00-8.[9]
  • "Emerging Trends and Applications in Information Communication Technologies", CCIS 281 published by Springer Verlag, Germany (Main Editor). ISBN 978-3-642-28961-3[10]
  • "Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries", CCIS 366 published by Springer Verlag, Germany (Main Editor). ISBN 978-3-642-41053-6.[11]
  • "The First Book of Electronics Workshop: Can’t Beat A Practical Approach! River Publishers, Denmark. ISBN 978-8-793-10247-7.[12]
  • "Communication Technologies, Information Security and Sustainable Development", CCIS 414 published by Springer Verlag, Germany (Main Editor). ISBN (Online) 978-3-319-10986-2 (Print) 978-3-319-10987-9[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professor Dr B.S. Chowdhry | Mehran University". Muet.edu.pk. 2002-09-23. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Information and Communication Technologies Exposure : Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry". Tarabhawan.com. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Dean Faculty of EECE Message | Mehran University". muet.edu.pk. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  4. ^ a b "Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton". Ecs.soton.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  5. ^ "Wireless Networks Information Processing and Systems". Springer.com. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  6. ^ Chowdhry, Bhawani (2012). Emerging Trends and Applications in Information Communication Technologies. Germany: Springer. p. 650. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28962-0. ISBN 978-3-642-28961-3. 
  7. ^ Chowdhry, B. S. (2013-02-19). "Successful Transformation of ICT Graduate Program: A Role Model for Developing Countries - Springer". Wireless Personal Communications. 69 (3): 1013–1023. doi:10.1007/s11277-013-1061-8. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  8. ^ "Archive | Your Source of News on the World Wide Web". Dawn.Com. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  9. ^ "Wireless Networks Information Processing and Systems - First International Multi Topic Conference". Springer.com. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  10. ^ "Emerging Trends and Applications in Information Communication Technologies - Second International". Springer.com. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  11. ^ "Wireless Sensor Networks for Developing Countries - First International Conference, WSN4DC 2013". Springeronline.com. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  12. ^ "The First Book of Electronics Workshop: Can't Beat A Practical Approach!". River Publishers. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  13. ^ "Communication Technologies, Information Security and Sustainable Development - Springer". Link.springer.com. Retrieved 2015-02-01.