Dr. Devendra Shukla (BT/CE/1967) is the founder of one of the strongest environmental businesses in the northwestern region of United States. Innovative Technical Solutions (ITSI) is an award-winning infrastructure and environmental firm that has an extensive experience of working with the federal government departments and other agencies worldwide. Now, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gilbane Building company. In 2009, IIT Kanpur conferred upon him the Distinguished Alumnus Award for his outstanding entrepreneurial excellence and managerial skills. Dr. Shukla instituted Dr. Shukla New Faculty Fellowship.
Prof. Kumar Viabhav Srivastava, Department of Electrical Engineering, research interests are Meta-Materials, Microwave Antennas, Microwave Absorbers, Microwave Cloaking, Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FD-TD) Technique, Electromagnetics. Dr. Srivastava earned his doctorate from IIT Kanpur (2008).