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Dr. Mahesh P Abegaonkar

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Mahesh P Abegaonkar
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About

Dr.Mahesh completed his M.Sc. in Physics from BAM University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra in 1995 and Ph.D. in Physics from Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra in 2002. He has worked with Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and Assistant Professor during2002-2004. He joined CARE, IIT Delhi as an Assistant Professor in Feb. 2005.

Course Offered

  • CRL715 - Radiating Systems for RF Communication

  • CRL722 - RF and Microwave Solid State Devices (Jointly with Dr. S. Chandra)

  • EEL307 - Electromagnetics Laboratory (Jointly with Prof. Devi Chadha)

Research Interest

Microwave Antennas, Microwave and Millimeter-wave engineering.

Contact Information

Email mpjosh@care.iitd.ernet.in
Telephone (O) +91-11-26596281
(R)+91-11-2659 1975, (+91) 9891079034
Facsimile +91-11-2659 6219
Address Centre for Applied Research in Electronics,
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110 016, INDIA

Sponsored Projects

  • Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Fractal Antennas for Wideband / Multiband Operation. Completed

  • Installation of Anechoic Antenna Test Chamber. In Progress.

  • Development of Superconducting Microwave Components (Jointly with Dr. Ananjan Basu) Ongoing

Consultancy Projects

  • Studies on Some Parts of C-band Rotary Phase Shifter (Jointly with Prof. Shiban K. Koul) Sanctioned

M.Tech

  • Design and Analysis of Broadband Microstrip Antennas, Krishna Aditya V., Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

  • Multiband Sierpinski Fractal Antenna, Yatinder Chhikara, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

 

Journals & International Conferences

1. Pooja Prakash, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Gain Enhancement of a CPW-fed Monopole Antenna Using Dual-band Polarization-insensitive AMC Structure", Communicated to IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Mar. 2013 (Under Revision)
2. Ankush Gupta, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Simplified Design of a Tunable High Impedance Surface and Its Application to Dual-band Microstrip Antenna", Communicated to IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Jan. 2013. (Under Revision)
3. Sangita Singh, Ananjan Basu, M P Abegaonkar, S. K. Koul, "Wide-band Circular Polarization Reconfigurable Antenna", Accepted for presentation at IEEE APS-URSI Conference, 2013.
4. Pooja Prakash, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "A Simple Harmonic Reduction Technique in Inset-fed Microstrip Patch Antennas", Presented at European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Goteborg Sweden , 2013.
5. Lalithendra Kurra, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "A Notch using Uni-Planar EBG Structure in UWB antenna", Presented at European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Goteborg Sweden, 2013.
6. Deshmukh PS, Banerjee BD, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Kanu Megha, Ahmed RS, Tripathi AK, Mediratta PK., "Effect of low level microwave radiation exposure on cognitive function and oxidative stress in rats", Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysic, Vol. 50, pp. 114-119, Apr. 2013.
7. Madhur Deo Upadhyay, A. Basu, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, S.K. Koul, "Active Antenna Using BJT With Floating Base", IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 202-204, Apr. 2013.
8. Lalithendra Kurra, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "A Compact Uni-Planar EBG Structure and its application in Band-Notched UWB Filter", International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies (Published Online), DOI: 10.1017/S1759078713000044, 2013.
9.  P. Deshmukh, Kanu Megha, B. D. Banerjee, R. S. Ahmed, S. Chandna, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ashok Kumar Tripathi, "Detection of low level microwave radiation induced DNA damage vis-a-vis genotoxicity in brain of Fischer rats", Toxicology International (In Press), 2013.
10. Lalithendra Kurra, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Bandwidth Reconfigurable Bandstop Filter using Planar EBG Structure," Accepted for presentation at IEEE MTT-S International Microwaves and RF Conference (IMaRC-2013), New Delhi, India, Dec. 14-16, 2013.
11. P. Deshmukh, Kanu Megha, B.D. Banerjee, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R. S. Ahmed, A. K. Tripathi, P. K. Mediratta, "Modulation of Heat Shock Protein level and cognitive impairment in Fisher rats exposed to low level microwave radiation," Asiatic Journal of Biotechnology Resources, 3(10), pp. 1391-1399, 2012.
12. Kanu Megha, P. Deshmukh, B.D. Banerjee, A. K. Tripathi, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "Microwave Radiation induced Oxidative stress cognitive impairment and inflammation in brain of Fischer rats", Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol. 50, pp. 889-896, Dec. 2012.
13. Abhijit Sanyal, Ananjan Basu, Shiban Koul, Mahesh Abegaonkar, Suma Varughese, P.B. Rao, "A Planar End Fire Array in S Band for Airborne Applications", IETE Journal of Research, vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 34-43, Jan-Feb 2012
14. Madhur Deo Upadhayay, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Dual frequency active antenna", IEEE Applied Electromagnetics Conference & IEEE Indian Antenna Week, Kolkata, India, Dec. 2011
15. Madhur Deo Upadhayay, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Rectangular Slot Resonator for Frequency Reconfigurable Active Antenna", Proceedings of ISAP 2011, Korea, Oct. 2011.
16. Pramd Dhande, Ananjan Basu, Shiban Koul, Mahesh Abegaonkar, "Quad band frequency reconfigurable printed monopole antenna with switchable stub for unwanted resonance suppression", Proceedings of ISAP 2011, Korea, Oct. 2011.
17. Hansraj Bhamra, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "GaAs HEMT Modeling and its Application to Active Frequency Multipliers", IETE Journal of Research, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 352-361, Nov-Dec. 2010.
18. Shally Goyal, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "A Rectangular Ring backed CPW UWB Filter with Notched Band", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 52(4), pp. 950-954, 2010.
19. Gyoo-Soo Chae, Myeong-Ho Lee, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "A simulation study of the resonantcharacteristics for a cylindrical reentrant cavity", ICONI & APIC-IST 2010, Philippines, Dec. 16-20 2010.
20. Surendra M. Jain, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "Reconfigurable Conformal Antenna Array for Non-rigid Platforms", Proceedings of APMC Japan 2010.
21. Pramod Kumar, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A. Basu, S.K. Koul, "Polarization Reconfigurable Active Antenna", Proceedings of ISAP, Macau, China 2010.
22. Madhur Deo Upadhayay, A. Basu, S.K. Koul and Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "Dual Port ASA for Frequency Switchable Active Antenna", Proceedings of Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), Singapore, Dec. 2009.
23. Madhur Deo Upadhayay, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, S.K. Koul and A. Basu, "Dual Frequency Three Port Antenna for FSK Active Antennas", Proceedings of International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Bangkok, Oct. 2009.
24. Chetan Verma, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Effect of Lossy Dielectric Overlays on the Read-Range of UHF RFID Tags", IETE Journal of Research, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 68-72, March-April 2009 (Most popular article).
25. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, "Studies on Microstrip Resonator based Single-Grain Moisture Sensor, Printed Antennas and Filters for Multiband/Wideband and UWB Applications", Annals of The Indian National Academy of Engineering, Vol. VI, pp. 157-162, April 2009.
26. Ravi Dutt Gupta, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Studies on Ultra-Wideband Filters using Stub-Loaded Circular and Triangular Resonators", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 50(11), pp. 2917-2922, 2008.
27. Ravi Dutt Gupta, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Triangular Patch UWB Filter with a Band-Notched Characteristics", APMC, Hong Kong Dec. 2008.
28. Shally Goyal, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "A CPW Ultrawide Band Filter with Superior Off-Band Performance", APMC, Hong Kong Dec. 2008. (Short-listed for APMC 2008 Award)
29. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Printed monopole antennas for wideband/Multiband applications in modern communications", (Invited Paper) International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, International Union of Radio Science (URSI) - Commission B (EMTS 2007), 26-28 July, 2007, Ottawa, Canada.
30. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Jong Ig Lee, Jong Eon Park, Seung Soon Kwak and Young Ki Cho, "Resonant Transmission Enhancement through a Narrow Gap between Parallel Conducting Planes", (Invited Paper) International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory, URSI - Commission B (EMTS 2007), 26-28 July, 2007 in Ottawa, Canada.
31. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Krishna Aditya V., Ananjan Basu, S.K. Koul, "Dual-band monopole antenna with wide bandwidths for WLAN applications", Proceedings of 2006 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Singapore, 1-4 Nov. 2006.
32. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Yatinder Chhikara, Ananjan Basu, Shiban K. Koul, "Tapered-CPW fed Printed Triangular-Monopole Antenna", Proceedings of European Conference on Antennas and Propagation 2006 (EuCAP2006), Nice, France, 6-10 November 2006.
33. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Krishna Aditya V., Ananjan Basu, S.K. Koul, "A Parasitically Coupled Wideband Monopole Patch Antenna for IEEE 802.11a/HiperLAN2 Applications", Proceedings of International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems, Sri Lanka, pp. 450-453, Aug. 2006.
34. Shin In-Ho, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ko Ji-Hwan and Young-Ki Cho, "Design of a wideband Planar Antenna for UWB Communication," Proceedings of 2005 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Seoul, Korea, Aug. 2005.
35. Gyoo-Soo Chae, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar and Young-Ki Cho, "A Circular Reentrant Cavity with a Cylindrical Circumferential Slot as an Antenna: An Attempt towards Miniaturization", IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium Digest, Vol. 2, pp. 2047-2050, 2004.
36. Lee Jong-Ig, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar and Young-Ki Cho, "Novel millimeter-wave near-field scanning microscope", Korea-Japan Joint Conference (KJJC) on AP/EMC/EMT, Seoul National University, Seoul, 22-23 Nov. 2004.
37. Yu-Kang Heo, Ji-Hwan Ko, Eui-Joong Kim, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Hyung-Soo Lee, Young-Ki Cho, "Design of a Broadband Rectangular Plate Monopole Antenna", Proceedings of Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference – Seoul, Korea, pp. 1969-1972, 2003.
38. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Yu-Kang Heo, Young-Ki Cho, "Field Configurations for Electromagnetically (EM) Coupled Microstrip Patch Antenna", IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 128-131, 2003.
39. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, Young-Ki Cho, R.C. Aiyer, "Effect of Grain Shape and Size on Single-Grain Microstrip Ring Resonator (MRR) Moisture Sensor", IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium Digest, Vol. 3, pp. 232-235, 2003.
40. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, Young-Ki Cho, R.C. Aiyer, "Study of Non-linear Variation of Dielectric Constant with Moisture for Mug Grains using Microstrip Ring Structure", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 36(3), pp. 221-224, 2003.
41.  Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Perturbation of Microstrip Ring Structure by Grain Moisture and its Angle Dependence", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 33(2), pp. 128-132, 2002.
42. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Grain Moisture Dependent Perturbation of Microwave Microstrip Ring Resonator", 4th International Conference on Electromagnetic Wave Interaction with Water and Moist Substances, Paper No.: P19, Weimar, Germany, 13-16 May 2001.
43. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "A Miniaturized Nondestructive Microwave Sensor for Chickpeas Moisture Measurement", Review of Scientific Instruments, 70(7), pp. 3145-3149, 1999.
44. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Microwave Microstrip Ring Resonator as a Moisture Sensor for Biomaterials: Application to Wheat Grains", Measurement Science and Technology, 10 (3), pp. 195-200, 1999.
45. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Microwave Microstrip Ring Resonator as a Moisture Sensor for Biomaterials: Application to Wheat Grains", Measurement Science and Technology, 10 (3), pp. 195-200, 1999.

Other International and National Conferences

1.  Madhur Deo Upadhayay, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Shiban K. Koul, Ananjan Basu, "Dual Port Dual Frequency Radiator for Active Antenna Application", National Conference on Advanced Communication Technologies and Applications, Udaipur, May 2009.
2. Madhur Deo Upadhayay, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu, "Dual port frequency reconfigurable radiator for active antenna applications", National Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, CUSAT, Kerala, India, Dec. 2008.
3. Ravi Dutt Gupta, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Microstrip Ring UWB Filter with Capacitive-Ended Interdigital Coupled Line", International Conference on Microwaves and Optoelectronics, 17-20 Dec. 2007, Aurangabad, India. (Awarded Best Paper in Poster Category by IEEE MTT/ED India Chapter)
4. Bhupesh Kumar Sahu, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "A High Gain LNA with Improved Stability using Cascade of Devices", International Conference on Microwaves and Optoelectronics, 17-20 Dec. 2007, Aurangabad, India.
5. Shally Goyal, Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul, "Modified Aperture Backed Microstrip Line Multiple Mode Resonator Ultra-Wideband Filter for Better Out-of Band Performance", Proceedings of the International Radar Symposium, pp. 338-340, 10-13 Dec. 2007.
6. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and S.K. Koul, "Broadband monopole antenna for 5.8GHz RFID applications", Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Trends and Advances in Microwave Measurements and Techniques, Jaipur, Oct. 2006.
7. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Ananjan Basu and S.K. Koul, "Investigations on Sierpinski Gasket Fractal Antenna for Controlling the Frequency bands", First Indian Flotherm User's Conference, Bangalore, 26th Jan 2006.
8. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar and Young-Ki Cho, "On the Necessity of Cavity-type Coupling Mechanism for Obtaining Circular Polarization with Microstrip Patch Antenna", Proceedings of the Korean Electromagnetic Engineering Society's (KEES) Microwave Conference, pp. 459-463, 2003.
9. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Yu-Kang Heo, Young-Ki Cho, "Optimization of Physical Parameters of a Truncated Planar Bow-Tie Antenna for Near Field Microscopy", Proceedings of the Korean Electromagnetic Engineering Society's (KEES) Microwave Conference, pp. 259-261, Sep 2002.
10. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Application of Microstrip-Ring-Resonator Moisture Sensor for Mug Grains", Proceedings of NSPTS-8, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Feb-Mar. 2001.
11. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Microwave Microstrip Ring Resonator as Biosensor: A Critical Study w.r.t. (Size/l) for Wheat Grains", Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Trends and Advances in Microwave Measurements and Techniques, Dr. B.A.M. Univ., Aurangabad, 2-3 March 2001.
12. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Grain Variety Independence of MRR Moisture Sensor: A Study with Wheat", Proceedings of NSPTS-7, Univ. of Pune, Feb. 2000. (Consolation Prize for Best Industry Oriented Research Work).
13.  Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "The Effect of Grain Dimensions on the Miniature Microwave Moisture Sensor", Proceedings of NSPTS-6, TIET, Patiala (Punjab), March 1999.
14. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "A Miniaturized Non-Destructive Microwave Sensor for Chickpeas Moisture Measurement", Proceedings of NSPTS-5, Univ. of Pune, Feb. 1998.
15. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Cr: V2O5 Based Humidity Sensor: Effect of Width Variation" Proceedings of NSPTS-5, Univ. of Pune, Feb. 1998.
16. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, A.M. Deshpande, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Cr:V2O5 Based Humidity Sensor Operating at 1 KHz", Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Trends in Sensor Development for Monitoring Environmental Quality, IIT Kharagpur (India), 29-31 Dec. 1997.
17. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, R.N. Karekar, R.C. Aiyer, "Absolute-Moisture as Orientational Overlay: The Principle behind Microwave Single-Wheat Moisture Sensor", Proceedings of NSPTS-4, Sardar Patel University Gujarat, Feb 1997.
18. Kulkarni A.A., Phadke S.D., Abegaonkar M.P., Karekar R.N., "Study of Thick Film Soil Moisture Sensor for Commercialization", Proceedings of NSPTS-3, Univ. of Pune, Feb. 1996.
19. Mahesh P. Abegaonkar, Joshi K.K., Karekar R.N., Aiyer R.C. "Microstrip Ring Resonator as a Moisture Sensor for Grains" Proceedings of the 3rd National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors (NSPTS-3), Univ. of Pune, Feb. 1996.