Prof. Subhash C. Kashyap was born on November 18, 1945 in Quetta (Baluchistan). He received his Bachelor of Science from Agra University (1964), Master’s in Physics from B.I.T.S., Pilani, (1966) and Doctoral degree from IIT Delhi (1973). He has been recipient of Bursary award of Agra University and Mombusho award (Monbukagakusho) of Govt. of Japan. After being on the faculty of BITS Pilani for over two years, Prof. Kashyap joined IIT Delhi as a lecturer in 1978. He superannuated in 2010 and continued as an Emeritus Professor till 2014.
Prof. Kashyap has specialization in the Experimental Condensed Matter Physics/Materials Science. His research interests include Synthesis of Spintronic Materials, High Tc Superconductors, Electronic Ceramics, Semiconductors, chalcogenides and Ferrites in different forms; Microwave Processing of Materials; Characterization by Electron/Raman spectroscopic techniques, X-ray Diffraction, etc.; and Passive devices (varistors, pressure sensors, etc.)
Prof. Kashyap has been actively involved in the R & D, and successfully completed several sponsored projects. He has been involved in International collaborative programs with Hungary, Germany and Switzerland, and visited research laboratories in these countries and in U.K under Colombo Plan. During his academic career Dr. Kashyap has supervised (singly/jointly) 19 Doctoral, over 40 M. Tech (SSM) and 10 M. Sc. theses. He has published 127 research papers in International/ National Journals and 52 in conference Proceedings. In addition, he has delivered over 20 invited talks, made over 85 conference presentations. Prof. Kashyap has two patents (ONE US and one Indian) to his credit along with one ‘know how transfer’ to an Indian company.
Prof. Kashyap has been involved in the organization of many National/International conferences. He had organized first National Symposium on Microwave Processing of Materials (NSMWP) in 2010. He has chaired several technical sessions in international conferences in India and abroad. He was co-editor of the Proceedings of an International Workshop on Thin Films (World Scientific, Singapore).
Prof. Kashyap has been Director of K.N.I.T. Sultanpur; and chairman, GATE, and Prof. i/c planning and publications at IIT Delhi. He has been teaching different courses to UG/PG students, coordinating various teaching programs/laboratories and setting up laboratories since 1966.