Anil Kumar Maini

Anil K. Maini is Director of Laser Science and Technology Centre (LASTEC), an R&D establishment under Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India. He joined DRDO in the year 1978 and has accumulated more than 32 years of research and development experience on a wide range of technologies and systems of defence interest. His areas of expertise include Optoelectronic sensor systems, Laser systems, Power electronics, Digital electronics and related technologies. At LASTEC, he is spearheading development of laser systems and optoelectronics simulators and sensors.

He has authored eleven books on diverse disciplines of electronics and computers. He has also authored around 150 publications and has four patents to his credit. He is Life Fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) and Life Member of Indian Laser Association (ILA).