Keysight Technologies announced, in association with Defense Institute of Advanced Technologies (DIAT), the installation of a state of the art radio frequency and electronics system laboratory.
The facility was inaugurated by defense minister and DIAT Chancellor, Hon Arun Jaitley, DIAT Vice Chancellor, Surendra Pal and Chairman DIAT Governing Council and Secretary, Dr. S Christopher. The lab is fully equipped with the latest products and technologies from Keysight, will help support higher education as well as research. Specifically, this center of excellence is focused on design, development and testing in 5 specific areas—radars, antennas, microwave and RF communication, EMI/EMC and GPS/GNSS navigation.
The lab includes Keysight ADS design software, SystemVue, EMPRO plus logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, FieldFox handheld vector network analyzer, RF vector signal generator and RF signal analyzers for RF signal generation and measurement. This center also includes complete courseware presentations, teaching labs and courseware kits.
“We are delighted to partner with a premier institution such as DIAT,” said Sandeep Kapoor, country head, business development and marketing, Keysight. “Supporting their research endeavor through our leading-edge technologies is a crucial part of growing the tech ecosystem. Academic partnerships such as these is key to our community’s endeavor of growing the labs network. Through such partnerships, we will continue to connect Keysight’s best-in-class solutions and professional expertise around the world.”
“We are pleased that Keysight has agreed to be part of our university and share their valuable solutions with our student community,” said Surendra Pal – DIAT vice chancellor. “This top of the line radio frequency and electronics system lab will boost our student’s research efforts. Combining their deep industry expertise with our own development initiatives, we look forward to pursing our shared mission of innovation in defense technology in India.”
Arun Jaitley, defense minister – DIAT chancellor; Surendra Pal – DIAT vice chancellor, a distinguished space communication scientist; Dr. S Christopher – chairman DIAT governing council and secretary; department of defense researcher and development, G Satheesh Reddy – scientific advisor to defense minister and Baba N Kalyani of Kalyani Group; as well as other guests attended the convocation and inaugural function where 134 graduating students including 18 Ph.D.s, three Master of Science by research and 113 MTech students were conferred with their respective degrees.