Dr. Mukesh Kumar received his Master in Technology (M.Tech) degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India in 2004 and his PhD in Integrated Optoelectronics in 2009 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
He had been in University of California Berkeley, USA as an Exchange Researcher. He was a JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He was with Thapar University, Patiala during 2011-2015 as an Assistant Professor in Dept. of ECE. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in Department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore, India. His research interests include Integrated Optoelectronics, Nanophotonic Devices, Semiconductor optoelectronics and Microelectronic fabrication. He is also working on some sponsored research projects funded by Government of India. He has published more than 30 research papers in journals and conferences of international repute. He is a senior member of IEEE.