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     Date Submitted:06-05-2008
     Last Modified:03-08-2009 (03:28)
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     Current job:Optical engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsOptical instrumentation, optical design, optical fabrication and optical testing




    ·         A Keen implementer with skills in conceptualising and initialising the process to enhance efficiency of operations.

    ·   Skilled at handling multiple tasks/projects simultaneously in challenging environments with excellent team spirit and management skills.






    Operating systems           :  Windows, Linux (learning stage)

    Languages                      :  C, C++

    Package                         :  Circad 98, Origin 





    Organization: Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), CHANDIGARH  INDIA 

    Designation: scientist Gr. IV (I)

    Department : Advanced Optical Processing Division




    • Design, fabrication and testing aspheric and other key optical components and devices.
    • Provide ZEMAX consultancy as well as training.

    ·         Hands on experience at NANOFORM 250-Single Point Diamond Turning Machine (SPDT), Coherence Correlation Interferometer (CCI) and Form Talysurf manufactured by Taylor Hobson.

    ·         Working Experience on various lasers like argon Laser, He-cd Laser, Coherent verdi laser etc. and interferometers such as Zygo, Michelson, Linik, Mireau etc.





    Ph.D. Dissertation:      Development of full-field swept-source optical coherence tomographic       system  for scientific and engineering applications

                                       (April 2009)

                                          Organization: Indian Institute of Technology  (IIT) Delhi, India


    Master of Technology      Applied Optics, May 2004

    (M. Tech.)                     Organization: Indian Institute of Technology  (IIT) Delhi, India

                                        CGPA: 7.61/10


    Master of Science            Physics, May 2002

    (M. Sc.)                          Organization: Indian Institute of Technology  (IIT) Chennai, India

                                          CGPA: 7.03/10


    Bachelor of Science         Electronics, May 2000

    (B. Sc.)                          Organization: Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain college, Bangalore, India

                                         Marks : 61%




    ·         MHRD (Govt. of India) Scholarship at IIT Delhi during M.Tech. Programme.

    ·         Qualified GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2002 with all India rank (AIR) 171.

    ·         Member of organizing committee, TELEMEDICINE, a one day seminar jointly conducted by IIT Delhi and Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Delhi chapter.

    ·         Institute scholarship at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India (2000- 2002).

    ·         Social Secretary at IIT Madras (2001-2002)

    ·         Recipient of the Uttar Pradesh State Scholarship award from 1994 to 1997.





    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Tulsi Anna, Chandra Shakher and Dalip Singh Mehta, Fingerprint detection using full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 91, 181106, 2007.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Dalip Singh Mehta, Arun Anand and Chandra Shakher, “Simultaneous topography and tomography of fingerprints using full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography,” Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, Vol. 10, 015307, 2008.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Dalip Singh Mehta, Amitava Roy and Chandra Shakher, Wavelength-scanning Talbot effect and its application for arbitrary three-dimensional step-height measurement,” Optics Communication, Vol. 45, Iss. 1, pp. 13-19, November 2007.

    ·         Dalip Singh Mehta, Satish Kumar Dubey, Chandra Shakher, and Mitsuo Takeda, “Two-wavelength Talbot effect and its application for three-dimensional step-height measurement,” Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Iss. 29, October 10, pp. 7602-7609, 2006.

    ·         Dalip Singh Mehta, Satish Kumar Dubey, Md. Mosarraf Hossain, and Chandra Shakher, “Simple multi-frequency and phase shifting fringe projection system based on two-wavelength lateral shearing interferometry for three-dimensional profilometry,” Vol. 35, Iss. 35, pp. 7515-7521, Applied Optics December 2005.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Dalip Singh Mehta, Arun Anand, Tulsi Anna and Chandra Shakher, High resolution full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography in structural studies of composite materials, Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics, under review.




    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Gyanendra Sheoran, Tulsi Anna, Arun Anand, Dalip Singh Mehta and Chandra Shakher, Artwork diagnostics using full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography,” submitted to International Congress on Optics (ICO) 2008, Sydney, Australlia.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Gyanendra Sheoran, Tulsi Anna, Arun Anand, Dalip Singh Mehta and Chandra Shakher, Full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography with precise Fourier filtering,” accepted at 9th International Symposium on Laser Metrology (LM2008), Singapore.

    ·         Tulsi Anna, Dalip Singh Mehta, Satish Kumar Dubey, Raj Ranjan Mishra and Chandra Shakher,Structural characterization of textile fibers and composite polymer by high resolution full field SS-OCT system based on Linik microscope interference ,” Nano-photonic Symposium, IIT Delhi, March 2008.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey, Gyanendra Sheoran, Tulsi Anna, Dalip Singh Mehta and Chandra Shakher, “swept-source optical coherence tomography in the study of particle concentration in a medium,” Proceedings, Indo Japanese Workshop, IIT Delhi, Dec. 2007.

    ·         Gyanendra Sheoran, Md. Mosarraf Hossain, Satish Kumar Dubey, Dalip Singh Mehta and Chandra Shakher, “Contouring of diffused objects by using lensless Fourier transform digital holography and dual-index immersion method,” Proceedings, Indo Japanese Workshop, IIT Delhi, Dec. 2007.

    • Satish Kumar Dubey, Gyanendra Sheoran, Dalip Singh Mehta, and Chandra Shakher, “Wavelength-scanning Talbot effect and it’s applications,” Proceedings, XXXII Optical Society of India (OSI) Symposium on Contemporary Optics And Applications, M. S. University Of Baroda, Vadodara, March 2007.
    • Satish K. Dubey, Dalip S. Mehta, Indrajeet Rai, N. Devadas, and Chandra Shakher, “Development of Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic System Using Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter,” Proceedings, National Conference on Emerging Trends in Physics, Electronics and Engineering Sciences, JSS College, Mysore, Karnataka, September 2006.
    • Satish Kumar Dubey,Raghavendra Singh Solanki, Dalip Singh Mehta and Chandra Shakher, “Synthesis of spatio-temporal optical coherence and it’s applications to profilometry,” Proceedings, International Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics (ICOL), IRDE Dehradun 2005.
    • Satish Kumar Dubey,Raghavendra Solanki, D. S. Mehta, M. S. Faridi and Chandra Shakher, “Longitudinal Spatial Coherence and its Applications,” Proceedings, XXX Optical Society of India Symposium on Optics and Opto-Electronics (SOOP-05), pp. 182-184, 2005.
    • D. S. Mehta, M. S. Faridi, Priti Singh, Md. Mosarraf Hossain, Satish Kumar Dubey and Chandra Shakher, “Three dimensional shape measurement using lateral shearing interferometry,” Proceedings, XXX Optical Society of India (OSI) Symposium on Optics and Opto-Electronics (SOOP-05), pp. 169-172, 2005.

    ·         Satish Kumar Dubey,Sneh Anand, Rajeev Yadav and Ryan Maladen, "Optical Imaging of Chakras (Hypothalamic Window) using Photoplethysmography," Proceedings, International Conference on Laser Applications and Optical Metrology (ICLAOM), IIT Delhi India 2003.



    ·         Optical Imaging of Ajna Chakra (Hypothalamic Window) using Photoplethysmography (Project Guide: Dr P Senthilkumaran and Prof. Sneh Anand , IIT Delhi).

    ·         Study of Heart and Respiratory Rate Monitoring using Photoplethysmography (PPG) - Design of optical sensors and necessary electronics (Project Guide: Dr V S Murty, IIT Madras).

    ·         Study of optical amplification in Photorefractive crystals and Photorefractive polymers with some experimental verification.

    • Time Series Analysis using matlab at Instruments Research Development and Establishment (IRDE), a unit of DRDO, Dehradun, India (Project Guide: Dr  S  S Negi, IRDE Dehradun).
    • Measurement of Solar wind velocity using interplanetary scintillation (IPS) (Project Guide: Dr Janardhan Padmnabhan, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) Ahemadabad).

    Organization: Hypertronics Pte. Ltd. Singapore
    Designation: Optics engineer
    Duration : From August 2008-till date
    Assignment : Machine Vision System, LCD Repair System and other Laser Processing Applications, Development of Green Laser

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