Dr. Praveen Vummadisetty Naidu
Associate Professor | Entrepreneur | YouTuber
JNT University Kakinada - Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College
India
Member of PIERS
Research Interests

Multiband Microstrip Antennas, Compact Wideband Antennas, UWB Antennas, MIMO Antennas, Dielectric Resonator Antennas, Power Dividers, Computational Electromagnetics, RF Energy Harvesting, Terahertz Antennas, Electromagnetic Simulations, Antennas for CubeSat.

Education

Ph.D, M.Tech, B.Tech

Honors & Awards

❖ Senior Member IEEE 

❖ Received and Completed Defense Project worth INR 65,00,000 (USD 80K) from DRDO, New Delhi, India.

❖ Founder & Director of an Aerospace StartUp “NPHSAT SYSTEMS PVT LTD” Business Incubatee at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) -Bengaluru, INDIA (QS World University Ranking: 155, NIRF INDIA Rank-1) and received Most Prestigious Seed Grant worth INR 15,00,000 from Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India.

❖ Winner of MSME Idea Hackathon 2022, Government of India.

❖ SCOPUS H-index 23, 81 SCOPUS/SCIE Indexed Publications, 800+ SCOPUS Citations.

❖ YouTube Technical (Microwave Engineering Lecture Series) & Non Technical Content Creator with more than 200K channel views. (https://www.youtube.com/c/UnstoppableReviewS_

❖ Reviewer for DST, Government of India and for 25+ SCOPUS/SCIE International Journals and Conferences.

❖ Appointed as Board of Studies (BOS) Member (2021-2024) for Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTU Kakinada) State Government University, Andhra Pradesh.

❖ Team Won National Level 2nd prize at 2021 National Level Student Project Competition, project titled “High Isolation Compact Four Port MIMO Antenna with Slotted Ground for UWB Applications “on 11th Dec 2021 organized by the IEEE AP/MTT, Bangalore Section,India.

❖ Successfully Graduated in Small Satellite Design (CubeSat/CanSat Leader Training Program) from UNISEC - CLTP9, Aug 20 – 31, 2018 at Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

❖ Successfully Graduated from WIPO-INDIA online Summer School on “IPR” 8-19 Feb 2021.

❖ Received Best Research Paper Award at “IEEE WIECON – ECE 2020” International

Conference, 26-27 Dec. 2020.

❖ Received International Travel Grant form All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India for presenting a paper in 38th IEEE Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), 22 – 25 May 2017, St Petersburg, RUSSIA.

❖ IEEE Student Branch Counselor, (R10), India (Aug 2012 – till date).

❖ Received International Travel Grant under the Young Scientist DST International Travel Support (ITS) Scheme, Government of India for presenting a paper in 36th IEEE Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), 06 - 09 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

❖ Received MHRD & MOD Fellowship during M.Tech at DIAT-DRDO, Pune, India.

❖ Received International Travel Grant under the UGC International Travel Support (ITS) Scheme, Government of India for presenting and Organizing & Chaired IEEE PIERS 2017 at Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.

❖ Received All India Level 2nd Prize in "Small Satellites Design" Competition held at 3 day International Conference on Small Satellites (ICSS 2019) organized together by Society for Small Satellite Systems(SSSS) and Sensor Research Society(SRS) conducted at DRDO - Research Centre Imarat, Hyderabad from Feb 07, 2019 to Feb 09, 2019. along with cash prize of ₹25,000 presented by Dr V. K. Saraswat, Member NITI Ayog, former Director General of the DRDO, India.

❖ Received Outstanding Reviewer Award from Elsevier Q2 Journal “AEÜ - International

Journal of Electronics and Communications”.