Prof. A. K. Chaturvedi is Director of Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkie. Chaturvedi, an expert in wireless communication technology, has been an IITian throughout his academic as well as professional career. He completed his BTech, MTech and PhD in electrical engineering from IIT Kanpur in 1986, 1988 and 1995, respectively. During his career as faculty he served at the department of electronics engineering at IIT (Banaras Hindu University) from 1994 to 1996. Since 1999, he has teaching at the department of electrical engineering of IIT-Kanpur. He was head of the department in 2009-2010 and dean of research development there from 2011 to 2014.